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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COUNTY PROSECUTOR INVESTIGATING USE OF POLICE FORCE IN WILDWOOD

The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating the use of force by Wildwood Police during an early morning incident on Sunday, July 12th in the 3700 block of Pacific Avenue.  The object of the investigation is to determine whether the actions of the arresting officer or officers potentially violated a state regulation.  Anyone who …

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BYE BYE BEACH BALL BOULEVARD! WILDWOOD TO KEEP NAME OF RIO GRANDE AVENUE

The name Beach Ball Boulevard has bounced into the sunset, never to be seen again.  Wildwood Mayor Pete Byron announced that city officials have done a 180 and will not name a section of Rio Grande Avenue in Wildwood “Beach Ball Boulevard”.  Byron says he’s received plenty of negative feedback about the name, so the …

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