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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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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