SIX YEAR OLD BOY DROWNS AT WILDWOOD MOTEL SWIMMING POOL

A six year old boy from Philadelphia drowned in a Wildwood motel swimming pool Friday evening.  City police say the incident occurred at 6:29pm at the Beachside Resort located on Atlantic Avenue.  The boy was taken to Cape Regional Medical center where he was pronounced dead.  Emergency responders and citizens performed resuscitation efforts on the …

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BEACH BALL BOULEVARD IS THE NEW NAME FOR WILDWOOD’S RIO GRANDE AVE.

Beach Ball Boulevard is the new name of Rio Grande Avenue in Wildwood.  State, county, and local officials were on hand Wednesday to officially welcome the new gateway project in Wildwood that includes a new sign, plenty of beach balls, and improved drainage.  The name change to the roadway was announced during a media event …

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WILDWOOD MAYOR PLEADS WITH GOVERNOR: START INDOOR DINING

Wildwood Mayor Pete Byron is pleading with Governor Phil Murphy to allow limited indoor dining in the Garden State.  Byron says the Governor’s move cripples the recovery efforts of restaurants and will likely be a knockout blow to smaller restaurants.  There’s high criticism against select bars along the Jersey coastline who completely ignored social distancing …

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OLD WILDWOODS STREET SIGNS NOW AVAILABLE AT AUCTION

Have you ever wanted to get your hands on retired Wildwoods street signs?  Now you can.  The Wildwood Historical Society has kicked off its auction of retired street signs that adorned the island.  The auction is event is hosted on Ebay and is used as a fundraiser for the society.  There are 53 different street …

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