Time to pay to park in Wildwood Crest, as of Saturday. Crest Police announced on social media that parking meters will be turned on and working as of Saturday. The meters are on from 8:00am until 10:00pm; the Crest uses the ParkMobile system to pay for parking.
Wildwood Crest now has a smoke-free beach. Borough officials announced that smoking has been prohibited from the beaches as the town attempts to prohibit smoking cannabis on public property. Previous designated areas for smoking have been eliminated.
Wildwood Crest Police have announced the promotions of two men in its ranks. Police announced that Jon Weigand has been promoted to Lieutenant, and Jonathan Greene to Sergeant. Both were sworn in to their new positions on Friday.
Wildwood Crest officials meet on Wednesday and are expected to address issues involving cannabis and alcohol on public property. There is an ordinance on the agenda that prohibits the smoking and consumption of cannabis products on public property in the community. Another ordinance will eliminate smoking in publicly designated areas.
There are major improvements being done to the basketball courts at the Scoop Taylor Park in Wildwood Crest. Borough officials say the courts are being resurfaced at the Park and will be ready to use in advance of Memorial Day weekend. The Park is located at Heather Road and Ocean Avenue. Photo courtesy of Wildwood…
The Wildwood Crest Borough Commission may entertain discussion of eliminating designated smoking areas on the beaches. Crest officials meet Wednesday afternoon and could consider this measure. The Commission is also expected to vote on new regulations that would prohibit the smoking and consumption of cannabis products in public places.
Police in Wildwood Crest will be cracking down on distracted driving infractions through the month of April, which begins tomorrow. Police say they are participating in the “U Drive, U Text, U Pay” campaign. Over 2,800 people lost their lives nationwide three years ago due to distracted driving.
The Wildwood Crest Commission meets Wednesday morning largely with routine business on its agenda. The Commission is expected to address an ordinance that regulates the parking of golf carts and motorcycles. It also is expected to address other business involving change orders to contracts, vending machines, and parking meters.
Swearings in ceremonies were held this week for the Wildwood Crest Police Department. Crest Police announced that Richard D’Amico was sworn in as a Captain, and a new police officer was added, Ryan Tossone. Two others were also sworn in during the ceremony held at the Borough Commission meeting.
The Wildwood Crest Volunteer Fire Department had to respond to a vehicle fire on the beach Monday. The vehicle appeared to be a white SUV that was completely engulfed in flames. There is no word of any injuries, but a video on the Department’s social media page appears to show propane tanks on the beach…