Elaine the Rollerskater

Most of you know the lovely, friendly Elaine Youngs who works at North Wildwood CVS, but did you know that she spent most of her life on rollerskates? She

Wildwood’s Urban Renewal Project

(photos) Then & Now on the NW corner of Wildwood & Atlantic Aves. by Anne Vinci For those of us that enjoyed the “Doo Wop” Era of the 50s and 60s,

A Vintage Wildwood Christmas on the Santa Bus

Donna Gomez on the Santa bus, 1960 This photo was sent in by Donna Gomez taken on the Santa Bus in 1960, along with fond memories... “Some of my earliest

The History of Wildwood Parks

by Cathy Tchorni Would you be surprised to know that Wildwood used to have a fresh water pond? It did! Read on... Originally Wildwood was a spit of densely covered oak, holly

St. Ann’s Church History through Postcards

I love to collect postcards of the Wildwoods from the early 1900s, including many postcards of houses of worship. The Catholic churches of St. Ann’s and Holy Apostles are of

An Old Wildwood Family Tree

BY MEG CORCORAN/DOROTHY KULISEK Author and educator Helen Keller once said, “A man can’t make a place for himself in the sun if he keeps taking refuge under the family tree.” Fortunately,

Our Porch

By Al "Butch" Love While collecting my thoughts about my favorite place to be by the sea, I wondered, how can I write a story about our porch and make it

Bunky Goes on Summer Vacation

by Dorothy Kulisek / Meg Corcoran Thanks to a mom with a knack for documenting life’s sweetest (and sandiest) moments, Bunky Wertman’s childhood vacations by the sea will live forever. His

Joe Russo ~ A Wildwood Icon

by Joe Russo Not long after my father’s funeral people started asking me: “What are you going to put in The Sun about your dad?” I said that I didn’t

Give the Gift of Summer. . . To the Next Generation

by Cheri L. Herlinger You may have noticed a lot of activity at the corner of 11th & Surf Ave. in North Wildwood over the past few months. In January, the