AVALON HOLDS LARGE FIREWORKS DISPLAY

Avalon celebrated the nation’s birthday on Sunday, July 3rd with a concert featuring the Bay-Atlantic Symphony and one of the largest fireworks displays in New Jersey. The Bay-Atlantic Symphony began the celebration with the “A New Birth of Freedom” concert inside the Avalon Community Hall.  The symphony played a free concert to a standing room…

SEA ISLE CITY GOVERNMENT REORGANIZES

Following a municipal election in May, Sea Isle City’s re-elected officials, Mayor Leonard Desiderio, Councilman Frank Edwardi and Councilman William Kehner, took their oaths of office during a special City Council Reorganization Meeting on July 1. The meeting and inaugural ceremony, which was attended by a large crowd and many honored guests, took place at…

MIDDLE TWP. POLICE TO HOST COPS AND COFFEE

The Middle Township Police Department will be hosting their second “Cops & Coffee” this Wednesday, July 6th at the Rio Grande Dunkin Donuts between the hours of 6pm and 7:30pm.  This program is designed to give the public a chance to speak with our local police officers in a casual setting and exchange ideas and…

FLYERS LAND FORMER PENGUINS STAR JAGR

The Philadelphia Flyers pulled off a major free agent move today, signing former Pittsburgh Penguins star Jaromir Jagr to a new contract.  Jagr was in talks with the Penguins to rejoin the team, but the Pens pulled out after a free agent bidding war began.  Jagr has 1,599 career points in his NHL career.  Jagr…

HOLIDAY WEEKEND WEATHER: NEAR PERFECT

It should be a banner weekend for shore area businesses this weekend.  The National Weather Service says typical summer-like weather is in the forecast for the weekend with plenty of sunshine and temperatures at the beaches in the 80s.  There is a chance for a shower or thunderstorm late in the day Sunday through early…

TWO LANES INTO AVALON FOR BIG WEEKEND

There have been major improvements made to Avalon Boulevard in advance of the July 4th holiday weekend.  A major reconstruction effort on the Canal Bridge in Avalon has resulted in a left turn lane being added on the boulevard at the site of the bridge near Ocean Drive which should improve the flow of traffic…

MIDDLE COPS CHARGE DELAWARE WOMAN WITH DUI

Middle Township Police have charged a 31 year old woman from Delaware with drunk driving charges following a one vehicle accident on Wednesday evening.  Police say an SUV driven by Tracy Taylor of Wilmington was heading northbound on Route 47 when it hit a guardrail, overturned, and came to rest in a wooded area.  Taylor…

AC HILTON CASINO CHANGES NAME

The Press of Atlantic City reports that the Hilton Casino Resort in Atlantic City has lost the right to use the Hilton name. The resort is now being referred to as ACH.  The reports says that the Hilton hotel chain ended it’s licensing agreement with the Atlantic City casino. John Forrest Ales, a spokesperson for…