QVC is coming the Wildwoods. The television shopping channel will be doing a weeklong show from the Wildwoods at a so-called “beach house” through July 25th. Other broadcasts will take place from other locations including the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse in North Wildwood.
A 51 year old man from Brick was critically injured when he was struck by a car in Wildwood Saturday morning. Police say the accident took place at Davis and New Jersey avenues in the city. The victim was airlifted to AtlantiCare Medical Center. Traffic was closed for approximately three hours as police investigated.
The Wildwood City Commission meets today and will vote on a $4.5 million project to make repairs to the city’s boardwalk. A bond ordinance is before the Commission today. Wildwood may also take action on its Pacific Avenue Redevelopment Plan. The meeting begins at 5:00pm.
Wildwood Police issued an advisory Friday night about a sinkhole that formed on a portion of Ocean Avenue. The road is closed in both directions in the 4800 block due to the sinkhole. Police suggesting using Atlantic Avenue as an alternate route.
Governor Phil Murphy has pledged $4 million to fix the famous Wildwood boardwalk. Murphy came to the city over the holiday weekend and walked the boardwalk with Mayor Pete Byron. The boardwalk is in disrepair and the State has offered money to help fix it. Photo courtesy of Governor Murphy social media page.
Wildwood Police have promoted two members to the rank of Lieutenant. Police announced that David Holman and John Elwell were both promoted upon the retirement of Shawn Yuhas. Andrew Granero and Jason Carter were also promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Photo courtesy of Wildwood Police social media.
Wildwood has advanced a reduced fee structure so building development can be ramped up in Wildwood. The City Commission announced that the cost of application and escrow fees to the Planning and Zoning boards have been reduced. There will also be cuts in the costs for required subdivision, site plan, and variance applications.
The threat of severe storms Thursday night has postponed a concert at the Byrne Plaza in Wildwood. The Juliano Brothers concert that was supposed to take place at the Plaza has been postponed due to threat of weather. Severe thunderstorm watches and warnings are possible later in the day. Continue to listen for the Accu…
Wildwood has received a $400,000 Small Cities grant from the State of New Jersey. According to a release, the city will use the money to improve non-compliant curb ramps along sections of Pacific Avenue. The city is contributing $60,000 of its own money to get this project completed.
The Wildwood City Commission meets this afternoon and will vote on an ordinance that would prohibit any cannabis businesses in the city. This will be the second reading and final adoption of this ordinance. The Commission will also introduce a bond ordinance that will result in $4.5 million being spent on repairs to the city’s…