Some very big name acts are promised during Wildwood’s Barefoot Country Music Fest to be held the third week of June. The first tickets for the show will be announced on January 10th; the actual lineup for entertainment will be held three days prior at Wildwood City Hall.
Wildwood Police have announced the arrest of 38 year old Leonardo Perez of New York on burglary charges. Perez is accused of burglarizing a commercial business along Pacific Avenue. The items that Perez allegedly stole were recovered.
The Wildwood City Commission meets Wednesday afternoon with various shared services agreements on the agenda. Wildwood is expected to enter into agreements with West Wildwood for municipal court, police dispatch, ems services, and fuel. The city may also enter into an agreement with North Wildwood for a shared tax assessor.
Rio Grande Avenue in Wildwood will be closed for three overnights next week due to construction. Cape May County Engineer Bob Church announced that Rio Grande Avenue will be closed for three evenings, starting December 9th, fro 8pm until 6am. The contractor for the road project needs to install drainage pipes and concrete at the…
State Senator-elect Mike Testa will not vote in favor of a bill that would use state tax money to fund repairs to the Wildwood boardwalk. Testa told the Press of Atlantic City that the Transportation Trust Fund was never intended to fund boardwalk repairs, and he will not support the bill when it comes forward…
West Wildwood has a new member on its Borough Commission. Amy Korobellis was sworn in to office during a ceremony on Thursday. Korobellis was the top vote getter in this month’s election to fill the unexpired term of Cornelius Maxwell, who quit in June.
A big change in the dynamics of Wildwood politics. Ernie Troiano was voted out Tuesday night, while Pete Byron remains in office. Also joining the Wildwood City Commission will be newcomers Krista Fitzsimons, the top vote getter, and Steve Milulski. Troiano finished fourth.
Wildwood Police teamed up with Lunch With Lynch on Halloween to provide some trick or treating safety tips to children at the Wildwood Elementary School. Candy was distributed to the kids who were provided with safety information that will be useful for years to come.
Two Wildwood commissioners are reportedly being investigated by the State for accepting health insurance benefits. NJ.com reports that Ernie Troiano Jr. and Pete Byron have been accepting the medical benefits, which costs nearly $59,000 this year. Troiano says he absolutely is a full time employee of the city. Both told NJ.com that the investigation was…
Beach boxes have turned in to big business on the Wildwood beach. City officials say the four foot by four foot storage systems saw revenue increase by 42 percent during the past summer season. Wildwood has an agreement with Wildwood Crest on the boxes, and may pursue a similar agreement with North Wildwood.