MAJOR DRUG ARREST MADE BY STATE POLICE

State Police made a big drug arrest on Thursday. According to police, troopers from the New Jersey State Police arrested Jose Velasquez, 63, Bronx N.Y. Velasquez was observed by troopers committing a moving violation on the New Jersey Turnpike northbound in Kearny. A subsequent search of Velasquez’s 1994 Honda station wagon revealed 3 cardboard boxes containing…

AVALON SETS DATE FOR EASTER EGG HUNT

The Avalon Department of Recreation is getting ready for one of its most popular events of the spring season.  The Borough’s annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 23rd, at 10:00am. The Avalon Easter Egg Hunt traditionally attracts hundreds of children from the greater Avalon area who search for eggs on two…

BEACH MOVIES COMING TO AVALON IN 2011

The Borough of Avalon will present free beach movies throughout the summer of 2011.  The “Big Beach Movies” will be held on Tuesday evenings at 8:45pm on the 30th Street beach.  The movies are free, and open to the general public.  The Avalon Free Public Library is a co-sponsor of the “Big Beach Movie” series.…

UPDATE: FIRE IN WILDWOOD ON FRIDAY

A fire broke out in Wildwood on Friday afternoon. The incident was reported at to 228 East Spencer Avenue. Additional companies were requested from Wildwood Crest Fire (one Engine), West Wildwood Fire (one engine), Rio Grande Fire (Rapid Intervention Crew) and Rio Grande Rescue (rehab). Owners were on scene when the incident occurred.  No other…