Wildwood Crest Commissioner Joseph Franco has been named to serve on the New Jersey League of Municipalities’ committee of land use and community development. Franco is the first representative from the Crest to serve on the committee in about four decades. The committee consists of mayors, deputy mayors and other state administrators.
A quick response by firefighters contained a fire in a unit at the Olympic Motel in Wildwood Crest Sunday. Officials responded to the fire located at a third floor unit on Sunday. There were no occupants of the unit at the time of the fire, and no injuries. The fire was contained to one unit.…
Fire departments from the Wildwoods responded to a fire at on East Monterey Avenue in Wildwood Crest Wednesday morning. The fire was coming from a crawl space at the condo building and spread to a first floor room. The fire was knocked down quickly, and there were no injuries. Photo courtesy of Wildwood Fire Department…
The Wildwood Crest Police Department has put some bark into the ranks. Two K9 officers have been added to the Department for the first time in its history. Extensive training is being provided to the four-legged officers in the fields of narcotics and explosives.
No yard sale this Saturday in Wildwood Crest. Borough officials have decided to postpone the yard sale planned for Saturday for two weeks; the event will now be held on May 21st. There is a lot of rain in the forecast Friday night into Saturday.
Former Cape May County Prosecutor John Corino has passed away at the age of 94. Corino served as the Prosecutor for Cape May County and worked in county government for two decades. Corino lived in Wildwood Crest, and passed away last Thursday. Services will be held next Tuesday in Wildwood Crest.
Wildwood Crest Police report a partial parking restriction on Pacific Avenue due to milling and paving work. Starting Monday, the restriction will be in effect between Rambler Road and St. Louis Avenue. There will be limited access to the area.
The Wildwood Crest Commission meets Wednesday afternoon and will consider three ordinances. One ordinance up for adoption will defining terms related to rental properties. Two ordinances scheduled to be introduced include licenses to have temporary signs placed on Borough property, and another dealing with the composition of the police department.
Time to turn the traffic lights on. Wildwood Crest Police announced that traffic lights in the Borough will go to full operation as of Sunday, May 1st. Police say lights that are currently flashing will go into full active mode.
Several life jackets washed up on a beach in Wildwood Crest, and the United States Coast Guard reports they came from a sunken boat. The Coast Guard told NJ.com that the items came from a boat that had no one on board. The Coast Guard used a chopper and a boat in a potential search…