Bradley Beach Police Dog to Star in TV Show

  By PETE WALTON The newest member of the Bradley Beach police force will star on national television next month. Sting, a four-year-old Belgian Malinois, will appear April 14 on Nat Geo Wild’s new Dog Nation series. Police Officer Andrew Redmond works with Sting in Bradley Beach. Sting makes sure the room is safe before […]

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Special Budget Meeting Planned

  By PETE WALTON The Bradley Beach Borough Council will hold a special meeting on April 5 to further discuss next year’s budget. The budget was introduced by a 3-1 vote at this week’s council meeting. The decision to hold the special meeting came after Councilman Randy Bonnell said he was “not comfortable” with the […]

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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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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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