Editor Letter 2013 – Remembering Dad

One thing certain in life is that it is always changing. Life is our story. .. telling itself, unfolding at each dawning of a new day… Over the past ten years

Editor Letter – There’s no place like home.

“If I ever go looking for my heart’s desire again, I won’t look any further than my own backyard. Because if it isn’t there... I never really lost it to

Magnolia Memories

By Michele Bucklin Curtis For many summers I remember my family renting an apartment on Magnolia Avenue in Wildwood N.J. My parents would load up the

Hattie Long’s Maternity Babies

In the early 1900’s, maternity homes were an easier, more comfortable, convenient way to deliver your baby and in Wildwood, there were two popular places for this! The first home,

Dr. Mace Babies Photo Reunion

For the past 11 years, The Five Mile Beach Sun in Wildwood, NJ has been honoring the legacy of Dr. Margaret Mace with this eventful photo shoot, where a handful

Remembering Taylor’s Market

In today’s world of impersonal service by atms, computers, vending machines and self-checkouts, we value the friendly, personal service we do receive; perhaps from the pharmacy, bank or grocery store.

Rocking on My Vintage Cottage Porch

BY SIMONNE BARRY-SOULIERE Have you paused to notice how life surprises you with intangible gifts if you stay open to it? Before the sun rises on an unseasonably warm mid-March morning,

100 Years for the North Wildwood Beach Patrol

BY MEG CORCORAN/DOROTHY KULISEK The North Wildwood Beach Patrol proudly celebrates its 100 th anniversary this summer. The beach patrol was established by Mayor Harry Hoffman in July 1914, during the

Happy 100th Birthday

It is 152 miles from Nutley, New Jersey to Wildwood. For Anthony “Bob” Luglio and his wife, the former Margaret Corino, and the families they left behind, it may as

Wildwood Beaches are Forever

BY AL LOVE A few years ago I was walking toward the beach in Wildwood Crest. One beautiful warm summer day, on a walkway near the Fishing Pier my family had