Category: January 2018\

Wildwood may have a NEW Bakery this Summer!

A New Bakery Could Be Coming To Wildwood!

 

Here is some great news to start off 2018. A new application has been submitted to the City of Wildwood’s Zoning Board for preliminary approval on a new building located on Pacific Ave.

According to the paperwork and if approved, the new building will be a bakery built on a lot at 4915 Pacific Ave. Right now this land is just a fenced in area where a few cars park.

A public hearing has been scheduled for January 8, 2018 so make sure you tune back in for more details!

Morey’s Piers To Get New Coaster for the Summer of 2018

Morey’s Piers To Get New Coaster

It was recently announced at Winter Adventure 2017 on December 19th that Morey’s Piers will be adding a new roller coaster to their family.

For those who do not know, “Winter Adventure” is a American Coaster Enthusiasts meeting to go over new and exciting things in the amusement industry. This year Morey’s Piers gave an update on what to expect this summer.

Called the “Wild Whizzer,” it is a family coaster that will be located on Mariner’s Landing Pier. IT will cost 5 tickets to ride.

We have a few photos and a video of what the ride will look like. The ride is custom to Morey’s Piers and will have a beach theme to go with it.

Expect a smoother ride, new colors and extra butterflies in your stomach when you turn those corners.

New Sandwich Shop Opening In North Wildwood This Spring with Beach Delivery

This summer in North Wildwood on 7th and New Jersey Ave’s will be a new sandwich shop called ” Beefies” This is a locally owned, and a family operated business, and the owners are Michelle Ansaldo and her niece, Liz Maile. The opening is scheduled for early to mid-March 2018.

All sandwiches will be hand-carved from slowed cooked, roast pork, beef, and ham, that will be freshly baked on premises daily. All sandwiches will be served on Liscios Bakery rolls. A catering menu will also be available.

They will have extended evening during the summer season, beach delivery will be available daily and the shop is expected to be open 7-days a week, and opened year-round.

 

Al Severino loved to ride the tramcar and he loved The Woods, Sadly on New Years Day he passed away, but his family’s memories of Wildwood, NJ will live on forever!

 Al Severino lived to ride the tramcar and did it for many years, It was one of his favorite things to do and also he loved Wildwood. Al was born in South Philadelphia, he enlisted in the Army during WWII, where he was wounded in action. He started as a mechanic for an auto dealer, eventually retiring from the Navy Yard after 31 years. He then kept busy driving a shuttle bus for Deptford Twp. For 20 years. Riding the Tram Car in Wildwood, eating at diners and the Phillies and Eagles were among his favorite things. He was a member of the VFW Post 7679, Westminster Road Bridge Club and for 10 years Woodbury Bowling League. Elvio had the honor to be awarded Man of the Year in Deptford Township.

We were so touched by the message we received from his daughter we wanted to honor him as a true Wildwoodian. 

His granddaughter, Kelsey Marie wrote ” On January 1 heaven called for an angel. If you met him, you know what a wonderful man he was. If you knew his family, then you were sure to hear crazy stories about him. He was quite the character, to say the least.

His Daughter Elaine Severino McDermott wrote “My 92 year old dad loved riding the tram car for many years. He got such joy out of it. He got to know GiGi and loved talking with him and always looked for him”

 

 

 

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North Wildwood Continues to Have the Lowest Average Property Taxes of Any Shore Community in the State of New Jersey

North Wildwood, NJ – On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018, NJ101.5 released their 2017 average property tax report, which shows North Wildwood having the lowest average property taxes of any shore community in the State of New Jersey for the 4th year in a row from 2014-2017. According to NJ101.5’s interactive map, average/net total property tax for the City of North Wildwood in 2017 was $3790, with a 2.2% average increase from 2016 to 2017.

“This is something City Council and I are very proud of. By continuing to have the lowest average property taxes of any shore community in the State of New Jersey, we create more opportunities for families and additional benefits to our businesses in support of the local economy,” said Mayor Patrick Rosenello. “North Wildwood is a great town to vacation, but also a great town to live in. As a result of fiscal responsibility, along with maintaining the lowest average property taxes of any shore community in the State, we continue to make improvements to: buildings, parks, grounds, our beach and infrastructure,” said Mayor Rosenello.

 

For the full article and interactive property tax map, please visit: http://nj1015.com/nj-property-tax-haul-in-2017-was-29b-see-how-it-changed-in-your-town/

 

For information on past years property tax data, please visit: http://www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/dlgs/resources/property_tax.html for detailed spreadsheets.

 

North Wildwood Issues Report on Winter Storm Clean Up Efforts

North Wildwood — Following a winter storm that dumped approximately 17 inches of snow on the City on January 3rd & 4th, North Wildwood has released information pertaining to the extensive manpower and equipment required to clear the snow and assist residents with hundreds of calls for service.

“This storm was a uniquely powerful one that impacted coastal areas with high winds, driving snow and very large drifts,” said North Wildwood Mayor Patrick Rosenello.


“I am extremely proud of the hard work and dedication of all of our City employees before, during and after this storm, who went above and beyond the call of duty to help and assist our residents, property owners and visitors.”

With reports of the impending storm, North Wildwood Public Works brined all roads during the day on Wednesday January 3rd. Snow started falling late Wednesday January 3, 2018, and public works started plowing the roads around midnight. Snow continued to fall well into Thursday with cleanup continuing through Sunday January 7th.

Over 804 hours of man-hours went into storm preparation and clean up over the five days. Public works spread over 60 tons of rock salt and calcium chloride along with 825 gallons of brine.  The Police and Fire Departments answered 442 storm related calls including disabled/ stuck vehicles, motor vehicles accidents, electric wires down, and broken pipes due to freezing.    

“Storms like this challenge the City to be prepared and responsive to our residents and property owners and I am very satisfied that we met that challenge with this storm,” concluded Rosenello.

 

Winter Storm – January 3rd  thru January 7th   2018     

Hours Worked

Public Works – 527.25 hours spent on storm preparation and cleanup  (335.25 hours of overtime)

Buildings & Grounds – 150.5 hours spent on the storm prep and cleanup (96 hours of overtime)

Fire Dept. – Career and Volunteer 69.5 hours of overtime by career for a cost of $1,330.90, volunteers 57 hours for $969

Police – No overtime. All squads worked their scheduled 12 hour shifts.

 

Equipment Used

JCB Fast-TRAC tractor with Plow, one John Deere Backhoe, one JCB 4CX Backhoe, one JCB 426 Wheel Loader, one Volvo L90 Wheel Loader, one Sterling Hook Lift Truck with Plow, One Dingo Small Tracked Loader, One International 335 Dump Truck with Plow, Two Ford F250 P/U’s with 275 gallon Brine Tanks, Two Ford F350 P/U’s with plows, Six Ford F250 P/U’s with Plows.

 

Rock Salt and Brine

$2,805        33 tons of Calcium Chloride coated Rock Salt

$2160         27 tons of Standard Rock Salt

$297.50     50 bags of rock salt

$91.80      825 gallons of Calcium Chloride Brine using 2160 pounds of Calcium Chloride coated Rock Salt

 

Total Cost for Salt & Brine   $5,354.30