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AVALON TO HOLD ITS PAPER SHREDDING DAY ON LABOR DAY

Avalon will be holding its popular paper shredding day on Labor Day.  Borough officials moved the event from Mother’s Day weekend due to the coronavirus pandemic.  It is free for Avalon residents and property owners and will be held at the Public...

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COUNTY TO RESUME WORK ON INGRAM’S THOROFARE BRIDGE THIS MONTH

Cape May County will resume the reconstruction of the high span bridge on Avalon Boulevard later this month.  County officials say the second lane of the Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge will be reconstructed this off season, and it’s likely the second phase of the project will begin the week of September 14th.  A traffic control device …

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AVALON MOVES TOWARDS IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW DIGITAL WATER METERS

Avalon is moving towards the implementation of new digital water meters.  The project to replace all of the water meters in Avalon was discussed with Council Wednesday by Business Administrator Scott Wahl.  The meters would allow residents to have live, real-time readings of their meters which helps monitor use and potential leaks for second home …

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AVALON CHANGES PROTOCOL REGARDING AUDIBLE FIRE SIRENS

Avalon  Mayor Martin Pagliughi announced today that he’s worked with the volunteer fire department in his community on protocols for audible fire alarms.  Pagliughi says the new protocol will reduce the number of fire alarms by at least 70 percent.  He worked with the local fire department on the issue; Pagliughi is a longtime volunteer …

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AVALON RESTAURANT TO RESUME FOOD SERVICE THURSDAY AFTERNOON

An Avalon restaurant and bar that closed this week due to an employee testing positive for Covid-19 is opening late Thursday afternoon.  The Windrift announced that it will resume outside dining and take out service Thursday at 5:00pm.  The Windrift closed all operations after one employee tested positive for Covid; a deep cleaning of the …

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WINDRIFT IN AVALON SUSPENDS FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE DUE TO COVID

A popular hotel resort in Avalon has suspended its food and beverage service due to Covid-19.  The Windrift announced Tuesday evening on social media that an employee who works in restaurant operations tested positive for coronavirus.  The Windrift says it will complete a deep cleaning of all food and beverage service areas and engage in …

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AVALON ENTERS FINAL PHASE OF JETTY RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT

Avalon has entered the final phase of its massive jetty reconstruction project.  Borough officials say the contractor for the project will be off the beach by the end of the month.  The jetty was damaged during Winter Storm Jonas and Avalon received millions of dollars in federal funding to fix the jetty. Photo courtesy of …

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FOR PUBLIC HEALTH: AVALON CLOSES BEACHES, BOARDWALK LATE AT NIGHT

Avalon has taken a big step towards curtailing the number of teens and young adults with coronavirus.  Starting Saturday, the beaches in Avalon will be completely closed to public access from 9pm until 4am, and the boardwalk will be closed from 11pm until 4am.  Mayor Marty Pagliughi says teens have ignored social distancing requests and …

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MCCORRISTIN NAMED NEW PRESIDENT OF AVALON BOROUGH COUNCIL

John McCorristin is the new president of the Avalon Borough Council.  Council held its annual reorganization meeting Monday morning and McCorristin assumed the presidency from Dr. Nancy Hudanich.  Avalon routinely rotates the position of president on a...

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