SOME IN WILDWOODS DON’T WANT BEACH TAGS

The Wildwood lodging industry has made it very clear that it doesn’t want beach tags.  The Greater Wildwoods Hotel Motel Association issued a statement to the media last evening saying that it doesn’t want the city to consider adding beach tags.  The group calls beach tags quote “regressive and inefficient”.  Wildwood Mayor Ernie Troiano has…

FORMER EAGLES QB DONOVAN MCNABB NOW A VIKING

Former longtime Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb is heading west.  McNabb, who was traded to the Washington Redskins last year, is now a member of the Minnesota Vikings.  The Vikings acquired McNabb in a trade last night; all Minnesota had to surrender were two sixth round draft choices.  McNabb had to restructure his contract in…

STORMS, THEN MORE HEAT ON SATURDAY

For the second consecutive week the Jersey Shore will have a very hot Saturday.  The National Weather Service predicts temperatures to climb into the mid 90s at the beaches on Saturday with a heat index approaching 105 degrees.  Last weekend, the heat index climbed to 120 degrees even at the beaches.  There is a chance…

BORGATA’S SLIDE CONTINUES IN ATLANTIC CITY

One of Atlantic City’s premiere casino hotels saw its gaming numbers drop even further during the second quarter of 2011.  Boyd Gaming announced this week that the Borgata in Atlantic City generated $182.8 million during the second quarter of 2011, which represents a two percent drop over 2010’s dismal numbers.  Boyd still believes that the…

KOREAN WAR MEMORIAL COMING TO WILDWOOD

A Korean War Memorial is coming to Wildwood. The local veterans responsible for the Vietnam Memorial Wall have helped organize this tribute. Vince DePrinzio told Coastal Broadcasting the veterans are doing the memorial in memory of Jimmer Muldoon, who was a Korean War veteran that assisted with the construction of the wall in Wildwood. Muldoon…

COUNTY HOLDS “ESCAPE THE CAPE” EXERCISE

Cape May County is holding a program called “Escape the Cape,” which allows towns to simulate a hurricane coming towards the Jersey Shore and how they would respond. State representatives and Cape May County Emergency Management were on scene for the program that began on Wednesday and will run into Thursday. The purpose of the…