Cape May and Avalon have the best beaches in the Garden State, according to a new ranking from U.S. News. The publication noted Cape May’s architecture adjacent to the beaches, and recognized Avalon for high accessibility and the surf chair program that assists those with disabilities.
More than. 100 people turned out for a big Earth Day weekend in event in Avalon. Avalon hosted a Clean Ocean Action beach sweep, and a spring dune grass planting day. Dune grass was planted on the beaches near the Avalon Beach Patrol headquarters.
Gasoline prices continue to creep up in the Garden State. Gas prices statewide were up six cents a gallon last week to a statewide average of $2.78 per gallon. That’s three cents higher than the national average, and about 30 cents higher than this time last year.
One person is dead as a result of a traffic accident on the Garden State Parkway Sunday morning in Middle Township. Medical examiners and other rescue vehicles were at the scene of the accident on the southbound lanes just north of the exit for Rio Grande; witnesses say a pickup truck was in the wooded…