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AVALON TO GET NEW SAND ON THE BEACH THIS WEEK

Avalon’s beach fill project begins this week.  Avalon Business Administrator Scott Wahl told us that the dredge “Illinois” will soon be in Townsend’s Inlet, and it will pump sand on the Borough’s 8th Street beach beginning on Thursday or Friday.  Avalon will place 700,000 cubic yards of sand on the …

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AVALON POLICE CHARGE UBER DRIVER FOLLOWING RECENT INCIDENT

Avalon Police have charged a Philadelphia man with several offenses following a recent incident involving the Uber.com transportation service.  Police charge charged 57 year old Nayal Salem with lewdness, false imprisonment, and harrassment following an incident in late May.  A female passenger alleged that Salem got into the back seat …

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COUNTY HOLDS EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS CONFERENCE

A good turnout on Thursday at Avalon Community Hall for the 2015 Cape May County Emergency Preparedness Conference. County Emergency Management Director Marty Pagliughi discussed various initiatives designed to save lives, including the sheltering of pets next to traditional evacuation shelters. Vince Maione from Atlantic City Electric also discussed various …

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AVALON POLICE GET THEIR GUY IN ALLEGED ASSAULT

Avalon Police announced the arrest of a 20 year old South Jersey man in connection with an aggravated assault over the weekend. 20 year old Charles Quirk was arrested after Avalon Police circulated a sketch of him following a complaint by four women who say Quirk pulled a knife on …

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AVALON OPENS NEW DUNE AND BEACH PATH TRAIL

Avalon has a new dune and beach path trail for naturists and environmentalists to explore. Mayor Marty Pagliughi opened the new trail along with the Avalon Environmental Commission before the weekend. Avalon obtained county open space funding to pay for ten interpretive signs along the trail in the Borough’s high …

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