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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In Bradley Beach: Marketing Firm Will Produce Memorial Day Festival

  By PETE WALTON The Bradley Beach Borough Council has approved an arrangement with a Red Bank-based marketing firm to produce the borough’s annual Memorial Day Festival. Harvey Rosenberg, who chairs the committee which oversees the festival, said that the borough’s First Aid Squad has agreed to take over sponsorship of the event. Rosenberg said […]

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New Administrator in Neptune City

  By PETE WALTON Neptune City will have a new borough administrator as of Jan. 1. Henry Underhill is coming over from Hightstown, where he has served as borough administrator since February of 2014. Mayor Bob Brown noted that both Neptune City and Hightstown have small government structures which require multitasking. “He’s going to fit […]

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