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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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WILDWOOD POLICE ARREST TWO, FIND HANDGUN IN CAR

Wildwood Police have charged two Millville men with speeding away from a traffic stop.  Police say they also found a handgun in the vehicle when it was eventually found.  Arrested and charged were 21 year old Sage Jones and 20 year old Angel Marrero.  ...

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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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WILDWOOD POLICE ISSUE ADVISORY FOR JULY 4TH WEEKEND

Wildwood Police have issued an advisory for July 4th weekend.  Police say they are saying the new relaxed open display ordinance means people can consume alcoholic beverages immediately adjacent to buildings, but not walking away from the establishment...

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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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WILDWOODS’ GATEWAY PROJECT TO BE DEDICATED WEDNESDAY

Wednesday is dedication day for the new gateway into Wildwood.  The project cost $13.7 million and included funding from state and federal sources.  The project includes new turning lates and improved flooding conditions in that area. The post WILDWOOD...

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