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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Avon Approves Lower Fees for Marina Slips

  By PETE WALTON The Avon Board of Commissioners has approved new rules and regulations for the municipal marina. The fee to lease boat slips has been lowered to $125 per foot based on the length of the craft or the slip, whichever is greater. Last season, the marina was underutilized and commissioners are hoping […]

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Bradley Beach, Avon Churches to Merge

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Two area Catholic Churches are being merged by the Diocese of Trenton. The Church of the Ascension, Bradley Beach and St. Elizabeth of Hungry in Avon will join and become one parish with one pastor. Each church will retain its building and current name. According to a letter distributed at […]

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