MAN SAVED FROM POTENTIAL DROWNING OFF WILDWOOD BEACH TUESDAY MORNING

A northern New Jersey man is credited with saving the life another man on the Wildwood beach Tuesday morning.  The Wildwood Fire Department says Aaron McCoy was jogging along the beach when he and his sister heard cries for help coming from the ocean.  McCoy grabbed a boogie board and paddled to the man and …

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BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTEST HITS WILDWOOD BOARDWALK SUNDAY

Wildwood’s famous boardwalk was the scene of a black lives matter protest on Sunday.  The march started on northerly limits of Wildwood’s boardwalk, and proceeded south with protestors marching, and some announcements after the event.  There was a major police presence on the boardwalk for the event and so far there is no word of …

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WHEELIE OUT OF TOWN: NO MORE ROAR TO THE SHORE MOTORCYCLE EVENTS

The Roar to the Shore motorcycle event in Wildwood is no longer.  Event organizers announced on their social media page that the motorcycle rally will not be held this September because the city will not issue a permit.  The rally has been held in Wildwood for nearly a quarter century. Photo courtesy of Roar to …

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WILDWOOD BOARDWALK MAY BE LOCATION FOR PROTEST SUNDAY

Rumors have swirled around the Wildwoods this week regarding an alleged protest to occur on the Wildwoods boardwalk this weekend.  A flier has circulated allegedly from the Wildwoods Boardwalk Special Improvement District representing that a protest is scheduled Sunday at 12 Noon to call for justice and liberation for black, indigenous and people of color.  …

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PHILLY AUTO MECHANIC SAVES DISTRESSED SWIMMER IN WILDWOOD

An auto mechanic from Philadelphia helped save a swimmer in distress who was off the Baker Avenue beach in Wildwood Monday evening.  Tyree Ward entered the water and conducted an effective rescue of the woman prior to the arrival of first responders.  Ward was thanked by numerous first responders in Wildwood. Photo courtesy Wildwood Fire …

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REPORT: MAN AT CENTER OF WILDWOOD POLICE VIDEO IS IDENTIFIED

The man who is seen being punched by Wildwood Police in a video that’s made the rounds on social media has been identified.  6ABC reports that 24 year old Arthur Wells is the man who is being punched.  Wells’ mother told the television station that Wells is badly bruised, and is receiving treatment at a …

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