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AVALON RESIDENT GIVEN MAJOR AWARD BY FIRST LADY MELANIA TRUMP

A longtime Avalon resident was lauded for her medical accomplishments by First Lady Melania Trump at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital this week.  Dr. Loretta Finnegan was presented with the Surgeon General’s Medallion by the First Lady and other dignitaries.  Finnegan has worked for decades on providing pre-natal care for babies …

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AVALON TO CONSIDER BID FOR CREATION OF A NEW PARK

The Avalon Borough Council meets Wednesday afternoon and is expected to award a contract for the construction of a new Surfside Park next to the Community Hall.  The Borough has received $2 million in County Open Space funding for the project which includes a new playground, bathrooms, green space, and …

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SERVICES WEDNESDAY FOR KEVIN MCFARLANE 52

Funeral services will be held Wednesday in Avalon for 52 year old Kevin McFarlane, who passed away last Wednesday from an overdose.  McFarlane was from Scotland, and was an all-American in soccer before having a professional career with four different teams.  A funeral mass will be held at St. Brendan …

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