State Wakes Up To Crack Down on Car Theft Rings Using Minors

State officials are finally doing something about the car theft rings that employe minors that have hit local shore resorts.  Democratic senators held a press conference Thursday saying these operations act as corporations and the juveniles steal the cars when they are unlocked with key fobs left inside.  Most recently, Avalon reported the thefts of…

Wetlands Institute Purchases Property in Middle Township

The Wetlands Institute announced today it has purchased 1.2 acres of property along Route 9 in Middle Township.  The Institute announced that the building will be mixed use and provide summer interns a place to live.  There are storage areas and fleet parking available through this land purchase. The post Wetlands Institute Purchases Property in…

Lower Township Police Announce Coombs-Douglass Run Next Weekend

The annual Coombs Douglass run will take place in Lower Township next Saturday, August 13th.  Township Police say Townbank, Clubhouse, and Beach Drive will be closed or detoured, along with a few other streets in the community.  The closures and detours will be in place generally between 8-11am. The post Lower Township Police Announce Coombs-Douglass…

Avalon Police to Hold Bicycle Auction Saturday

The Avalon Police Department will be holding a bicycle auction on Saturday.  The event had been scheduled for Mother’s Day weekend but was rained out by a coastal storm.  The event will be held at the department of public works Saturday at 11am. The post Avalon Police to Hold Bicycle Auction Saturday appeared first on…

Stone Harbor Discusses CRS Flood Insurance Program

Stone Harbor officials discussed the CRS program which results in flood insurance discounts to property owners.  Stone Harbor is a Class 5 community and, like every other community, will lose some points in the program due to flood maps approved right after Hurricane Sandy.  Stone Harbor expects to get a proposal from a professional who…