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Wildwood NJ

(Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Hurricane Season Readiness is Focus of Jersey Shore Conference

Emergency management coordinators gathering at the Wildwood Convention Center were operating under the belief that it’s not a matter of if the Jersey shore gets hit with a hurricane, it’s when.

06/03/2014

(The Friday morning before Memorial Day had cloudy skies but the promise of a brighter weekend in Wildwood, NJ.  Photo by David Madden)

In Wildwood, Merchants Gearing Up For The Season’s Start

Despite the classic oldie “Under the Boardwalk,” it’s actually what’s on the boardwalk that counts.

05/23/2014

(The "Hippo Slide," an inflatable water slide, on the Wildwood beach at Leaming Avenue.  File photo provided)

What’s New At The Shore: Special Attractions For Kids

By Hadas Kuznits ATLANTIC CITY N.J. (CBS) — Destinations at the shore, eager for family business, are catering to children as they bring in new, kid-friendly programs. “We are going to be entering into a […]

05/23/2014

(A crowd at Ivan Kane's "Royal Jelly" Burlesque nightclub, at the Revel Hotel in Atlantic City.  Photo provided)

What’s New At The Shore: Nightlife and More Nightlife

“You’ll notice that some of the biggest names in show business are playing in the casinos almost every weekend — from Diana Ross, to the band Perry, to Hall and Oates,” says one Atlantic City promoter.

05/22/2014

(Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Naval Aviation Museum, Wildwood, NJ

Recently, when a driving rain slashed the Jersey shore, we went looking for an indoor retreat. And we found a gem at the Cape May County Airport.

05/22/2014

(Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s New At The Shore: Parades, Festivals, Fireworks

Wildwood deputy mayor Pete Byron says there’s a festival or a parade scheduled for almost every week of the summer season, and beyond.

05/21/2014

(Courtney Birmingham, of Resorts in Atlantic City, on the boardwalk outside the casino-hotel.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s New At The Shore: Much More Than Boardwalk and Beach

Beach bars, fitness classes on the boardwalk, and oceanfront dancing are some of the enticements planned for this summer by South Jersey shore towns.

05/20/2014

Sherry Amos, spokesperson Claridge Hotel Atlantic City.  Photo Credit: Hadas Kuznits

What’s New At The Shore: Renovated Getaway Spots

Some hotels along the Jersey shore have undergone major renovations — some to bring them into the 21st Century, others to restore their old-time charm.

05/19/2014

(Dogs are currently allowed on the beaches of Wildwood only during the off-season.  File photo provided by  Pete Byron)

Wildwood, NJ Setting Up An In-Season, Dog-Friendly Beach

This year, come mid-June, dogs will be allowed to frolic on the beach at Poplar Avenue, between the boardwalk and the water’s edge.

05/15/2014

(Photograph of a ball-toss game operated by the Strothers brothers, included in the indictment against them.)

South Jersey Brothers Charged In Fake Sports Jerseys Scam

Officials say Brett and Evan Strothers operated ball-toss games on the boardwalk, offering as prizes what they claimed were genuine NBA and NFL team jerseys.

09/18/2013

Wildwood firefighter convention

Firefighters Gave Up Convention Plans To Assist in Seaside Park Blaze

Rather than checking out new equipment and technology at the Wildwoods Convention Center, Cape May County fire crews rushed to the scene of the expanding boardwalk fire in Seaside Park.

09/13/2013

Coxy Morely File Photo

Longtime North Wildwood Entertainer Cozy Morley Dies

An icon down the shore is gone. Cozy Morley succumbed to an illness this week at the age of 87.

08/24/2013

water rescue life ring

Swimmer Goes Missing In Waters Off Wildwood

Wildwood Police say they are searching for a swimmer who went missing Saturday evening.

08/10/2013

(Credit: CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

National Marbles Tournament About To Start In NJ

Thousands of children from around the country will gather in a New Jersey shore resort this week to compete in the 90th annual National Marbles Tournament.

06/16/2013

(Bemi McClain, on the boardwalk in Wildwood prior to the law mandating that pants must cover the underwear.  Credit: David Madden)

Wildwood Officials Set To Vote Tonight on Low-Riding Pants Law

City commissioners in Wildwood, NJ are poised to vote this evening on an ordinance that, in effect, sets a dress code for the boardwalk.

06/12/2013

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