Wildwood

An investigation is underway after video shows a New Jersey police officer striking a woman several times during a beach arrest.
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David Madden
October 21, 2019 - 4:30 am
Last February, the woman beaten and arrested on a Wildwood beach admitted to a disorderly person charge and the case appeared to be closed. That is until now, as the woman is suing the cops and the city.
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Wildwood Boardwalk.
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David Madden
September 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
Earlier this month, there were concerns in Wildwood over the condition of the boardwalk, and Gov. Phil Murphy blocked a plan to provide $60 million in state funding to make repairs. Now, there are plans in the state legislature to get around the governor’s move.
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Scene of a building structure damage in Wildwood, N.J
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KYW Staff
September 14, 2019 - 10:00 pm
A home's multilevel deck collapsed Saturday evening at the Jersey Shore during an event weekend, trapping people and injuring at least 21, including some children, officials said
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Wildwood Boardwalk.
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AP News
September 13, 2019 - 11:13 am
The daughters of Philadelphia's mayor and a New Jersey councilwoman have pleaded guilty to creating a disturbance during a street fight at the Jersey shore. Read more here.
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The Wildwood board walk is receiving rains on the outer edge of Hurricane Dorian.
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Tim Jimenez
September 06, 2019 - 10:06 am
Wildwood and Cape May County officials say they’re keeping a close eye on flooding and the possibility that the strong wind knocks out power.
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Wildwood Boardwalk.
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David Madden
September 05, 2019 - 1:38 pm
WILDWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The tram cars on the Wildwood Boardwalk won’t be making the full run for the rest of the season. Blame the condition of supports on the south end of the span, which need work. In fact, the whole boardwalk needs some work, and the mayor of Wildwood is none too happy...
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Justin Udo
July 01, 2019 - 5:15 pm
WILDWOOD CREST, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Swimming is currently off limits at a stretch of the beach in Wildwood Crest, due to potentially high bacteria levels. Parts of the beach are temporarily closed to the public as a precautionary measure, following a "malfunction" at the Cape May County...
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Cigarettes at the beach.
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David Madden
May 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
WILDWOOD CREST, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey’s ban on smoking on public beaches is now in effect, but municipalities can opt to allow for smokers to light up in special set-aside sections, and at least one shore town is willing to try it. The state ban allows for up to 15 percent of a beach to...
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(L) Wildwood Mayor Ernie Troiano Jr. (R) Empty space where Kate Smith statue stood
Credit: Wildwoodnj.org / Andrew Kramer-KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
April 25, 2019 - 8:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The American Legion post in Wildwood, N.J., is hoping to get enough signatures with an online petition to bring the Kate Smith statue formerly located outside the Wells Fargo Center to their city. Members of the Byron Pennington Croker American Legion Post 184 are...
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David Madden
April 10, 2019 - 2:45 pm
WILDWOOD CREST, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Wildwood Crest, one of the communities down the shore that does not allow alcohol sales, may soon lift its ban after almost 80 years of prohibition. Mayor Don Cabrera is raising the possibility of a voter referendum that may allow for a restaurant to serve...
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