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AVALON, WEST CAPE MAY WILL HOLD VIRTUAL MEETINGS NEXT WEEK

Both Avalon and West Cape May announced that they will continue to hold their government meetings on electronic platforms.  The governing bodies of both communities will hold meetings next Wednesday, and they will be held on electronic platforms.  Many...

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AVALON CANCELS PROGRAMS, CLOSES SOME FACILITIES, INTENSE CLEANING OF BUILDINGS

Avalon Mayor Marty Pagliughi says his community has taken necessary steps to prevent coronavirus.  Both the recreation center and senior center have been closed until April 10th, and various group activities have also been cancelled.  The Avalon Home and Land Owners Association has cancelled its popular Community Connections event in April; it will not be …

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CAPE GOP TO HOLD ITS CONVENTION TONIGHT IN AVALON

The Cape May County Republican Committee will gather tonight in Avalon to endorse a slate of candidates for this year’s elections.  The committee is expected to back a slate of candidates that includes Congressman Jeff Van Drew, Sheriff Bob Nolan, and freeholders Jeff Pierson and Will Morey.  Members will have to select a candidate from …

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SHOP A HOLICS WEEKEND CANCELLED IN AVALON

A big early March event in Avalon has been cancelled due to concerns over the coronavirus.  The 7 Mile Business and Community Association cancelled its Shop a Holics weekend, according to an announcement posted on the Avalon municipal website.  The eve...

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ED DEAN NAMED AVALON CONSTRUCTION OFFICIAL

Edward Dean has been named Avalon’s new Construction Official.  Dean was given the position last night by the Avalon Borough Council during an unanimous vote.  Dean has worked in Avalon for many years; he replaces John Tracy, who retires tomorrow...

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AVALON FIRE, POLICE HELP SAVE DOG TRAPPED UNDER DOCK

Avalon volunteer firefighters and police teamed up to help rescue a dog who wound up trapped in the water under a dock on Tuesday morning.  Police say the successful rescue attempt was made by volunteer firefighter Lisa Sasdelli who entered the bay and reached the dog.  The canine was taken to a local vet for …

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AVALON NOW ONE OF 13 TOWNS IN THE UNITED STATES WITH CLASS 3 CRS RATING

Avalon is now one of the most flood resilient towns in the entire United States.  FEMA has granted Avalon a Class 3 standing in the CRS program, which means property owners will receive a 35 percent discount on flood insurance premiums starting next May.  Only 13 towns in the entire country have achieved that high …

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FIFTH GRADE STUDENT DESIGNS BEACH TAG IN AVALON FOR ’20

A fifth grade student at the Avalon Elementary School has designed the art work that will be on Avalon’s beach tag for the 2020 summer season.  Ginger Radzieta’s art was chosen by Avalon Mayor Marty Pagliughi.  She received a plaque from the mayor during a school assembly and the first beach tag for the 2020 …

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