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WELL PLAYED, MOREYS! APRIL FOOL’S JOKE DUMPED CURLY FRIES FOR KALE CHIPS

Say it isn’t so..well, it really isn’t.  Morey’s Piers trumped everyone on April Fool’s Day by announcing that its popular curly fries are being traded in for healthy snacks including kale chips, and fruit sushi.  The posting on social media drew the expected backlash.  Morey’s says it was only a joke; in fact, there will …

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AVALON RECEIVES $150,000 GRANT FOR STREET RECONSTRUCTION

Avalon has received a $150,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation for a street construction project.  Mayor Marty Pagliughi announced that the grant will be used on a portion of 68th Street in the community.  Avalon has secured appr...

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MAJOR PINELANDS FOREST FIRE NOW 100% CONTAINED

There has been full containment of a forest fire in Burlington County in the Pinelands.  Fire officials say over 11,000 acres burned during the weekend fire with smoke blowing north and visible from New York City.  For a time, Route 72 in Burlington Co...

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SHIP COMING BACK! DELAWARE MEMORIAL BRIDGE TO UNDERGO ANOTHER DELAY

A heavy lift vessel that caused a delay on the Delaware Memorial Bridge last month as it made its way to Philadelphia is set to move south early Tuesday morning.  Delaware River and Bay Authority officials say the ship will cause another delay on the bridge Tuesday at approximately 5:00am as it moves south in …

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LOCAL ATTORNEY WILLIAM BALLIETTE, 84

Well known local attorney William Balliette has passed away at the age of 84.  Balliette’s January death was announced over the weekend.  He formed a law practice with former State Senator James Cafiero, and represented many local municipalities ...

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AVALON BEGINS SAND BACKPASSING PROJECT TO RESTORE BEACHES

Avalon began its sand back passing project over the weekend.  Avalon will transport over 55,000 cubic yards of sand from a borrow area in the central part of town and transport it to the northern part of the community.  The project is expected to be fi...

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STONE HARBOR TO CONSIDER LARGE BOND ISSUE TUESDAY

Stone Harbor will consider a large bond ordinance during its meeting on Tuesday.  Council will consider a bond ordinance that will finance some capital purchases, including a trash truck, firefighting equipment, security cameras, along with back bay dr...

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