Bradley Beach, Avon Post Offices Delivering Again

By PETE WALTON After a three-year wait, post offices in Bradley Beach and Avon are once again delivering mail to local residents. “Starting this week, U.S. mail will once again be delivered out of the Avon-by-the-Sea and Bradley Beach post offices, restoring the original delivery process,” U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) said in a statement […]

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Avon Collects Food for Coast Guard

Avon residents, and their neighbors from surrounding communities answered the call to support local Coast Guardsmen who have been without pay and allowances since the partial Federal Government shutdown began on Dec. 22. The Jersey Shore Chapter of the Chief Petty Officers Association (CPOA) contacted Avon Commissioner Frank Gorman on Jan. 17, and asked for […]

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No Municipal Tax Increase for Avon

  By PETE WALTON There will be no municipal tax increase in Avon this year, according to Borough Administrator Timothy Gallagher. He said county officials have also indicated that they will not raise taxes in 2017. Gallagher did not know the status of the Avon Board of Education’s budget. Commissioner Robert Mahon noted that the […]

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Avon Seeks Green Acres Funds for Sylvan Lake

  By PETE WALTON  Avon officials have applied for a Green Acres grant to upgrade the borough’s Sylvan Lake shoreline.  An existing grant can cover urgently needed repairs to part of the shoreline, according to Borough Administrator Timothy M. Gallagher.  Barbara Suchecki, Avon’s grant coordinator, says the $842,230 requested from the state Department of Environmental […]

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