A Slice by the Sea

by AL ALVEN of WILDWOOD365.com WINTER, like Spring, Summer or Fall, is as much a frame of mind as a time of year. While 20-degree days and bone-chilling winds are not exactly

May-June 2015 Editor Letter

With another season of The Sun officially upon us, my heart overflows with thanks to our readers, our friends, and especially our advertisers

Remembering the Storm of 1962 that began on March 5th

62 Storm ~ City of Wildwood Report written by Winfield Ingles, Chief of Wildwood Police On or about 9:55pm, Monday, March 5th, 1962, this agency received an informational originating from the


by John Mason My first trip to the Wildwoods was in 1961. I stayed at the Hotel Cromwell on Atlantic and 26th Streets with my mom, dad and my Uncle Bob.

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.