The Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol won the 50th Beschen Callahan Lifeguard Championships in North Wildwood Friday night. Jon Burkett led the performances for the Crest in the event; Avalon placed second. NFL first round draft pick Mike McGlinchey of the San Francisco 49ers was in attendance to watch the event. For a recap, videos, and…
The Cape May County Lifeguard Championships have been moved to Monday. The event was supposed to take place this evening on the beaches of Wildwood Crest, but the threat of thunderstorms has moved the event to Monday instead. Two women’s races have been added as part of this summer’s competition.
Storms are in the forecast Friday evening, and that has resulted in the postponement of the Chatterband concert in Wildwood Crest this evening. The Wildwood Crest Department of Recreation announced that tonight’s show at Centennial Park has been postponed, and has been rescheduled for the evening of August 24th.
One of the biggest beach events in Wildwood Crest takes place this weekend. Famous sand sculptor Matt Long will join dozens of amateurs in the Crest’s annual sand sculpting contest. Long’s latest creation will be on display at the Heather Road beach Saturday during the competition.
Wildwood Crest will have a new Chief Financial Officer as of next week. The Crest Commission approved the hiring of Francine Springer, who held the similar position with the County of Cape May. Springer begins her new job on Monday.
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon for 81 year old Rita Best of Wildwood Crest. Best was the former owner and operator of the Wagon Wheel Flower and Gift Shop in the community. Best also owned and operated the popular “Fun Shop” for two decades.
A sure sign that summer has arrived in Wildwood Crest..the Saturday night Summer Concert Series kicks off this week. Crest officials announced that free concerts will be held Wednesday and Saturday evenings. The first Saturday concert is this weekend with music from the band “Soul’d Again”.
James Mulholland has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the Wildwood Crest Police Department. A ceremony was held on Friday for the promotion. Photo courtesy of Wildwood Crest Police Department social media page.
Wildwood Crest Police have issued an advisory on social media regarding a scam that may target local motels. Police say that some scammers are asking for credit card refunds for motel rooms that were booked with stolen credit cards; they would like the repayment made to a credit card that they may legitimately own. The…
Wildwood Crest Police will be holding a seminar next Tuesday to provide the public with tips on how to reduce crime. The meeting will be held at the Crest Pier at 6pm, and will be targeted towards both residential and business owners.