Weekly News - May 23, 2019
MEMORIAL DAY IN AVALON: The Borough of Avalon will honor its past and present servicemen and servicewomen during its annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony on Monday, May 27. Sponsored by American Legion Post 331 and the Borough of Avalon, the parade kicks off at 9am from 32nd Street and Dune Drive and proceeds north to Veterans Plaza, 21st Street and Dune Drive, where the ceremony will begin at approximately 9:45 am. The parade will feature many civic organizations, the Seven Mile Singers, the Patriot Brass Ensemble and bagpiper Michael F. Bell. The parade marshal will be Avalon Yacht Club Commodore Joseph Loeper. The ceremony will include comments from Post 331 Commander Tom McCullough, Mayor Martin Pagliughi, and the guest speaker, former Army Sgt. Robert "Bruce" Land. Post 331 will conduct the flag raising and gun salute, and approximately 30 Borough officials and civic leaders will participate in a formal presentation of wreaths or living memorials in honor of the men and women of the United States Armed Forces who have given their lives for our country.
MEMORIAL DAY IN STONE HARBOR: The Stone Harbor Volunteer Fire Department will honor fallen heroes during the annual Memorial Service at 11 am at the Stone Harbor Firehouse on Monday, May 27. During the ceremony, members place names on the plaque at the memorial to honor firefighters who passed away during the year. Immediately following the ceremony, the American Legion Post 331 will sponsor its Memorial Day parade at noon featuring various community organizations. The parade will start at 99th Street and Third Avenue, proceed north on Third Avenue to 96th Street, then east to the Women's Civic Club. Post 331 will perform a rifle salute and "Taps" on the beach, followed by a Veterans Ceremony and Open House at its headquarters located at 117th Street and Second Avenue. The open house is open to the public and all within the community are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 609-368-5102.
Learn More: 2019 Memorial Day Ceremonies, Parades and Events in Avalon & Stone Harbor
HEALTHY TOWN: The Mayor's Wellness Campaign, a health initiative of the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, is a program Stone Harbor began participating in four years ago. This year, for the second time, the borough was awarded the institute's top honor, the Healthy Town designation. The award was based on the community's efforts in 2018.
Learn More: Stone Harbor's a Healthy Town
Borough of Stone Harbor Beaches & Parks ~ 100% Smoke Free (Photo Courtesy stoneharbornj.org)
OCEAN WATER MONITORING: The Cape May County Department of Health, in cooperation with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is continuing its Cooperative Coastal Monitoring Program. Cape May County Department of Health Director, Kevin Thomas stated, "The monitoring program reaffirms our commitment to the surveillance and protection of the public's health, coastal environment and natural resources."
Learn More: County Begins Seasonal Ocean Water Monitoring Program
CLICK IT OR TICKET: Avalon Police will participate in the annual "Click it or Ticket" campaign which runs from May 20th through June 2nd, 2019. The campaign is designed to remind motorists and passengers to buckle up while driving in, or riding in, a motor vehicle.
Learn More: Avalon Police to Participate in "Click it or Ticket" Starting May 20th
15 MILES OF JERSEY SHORE TO LOVE: The mid-Jersey Shore towns of Stone Harbor, Avalon, Sea Isle City, and Strathmere are coastal enclaves that locals and visitors return to for their intimate neighborhoods, clean beaches, and long-running independent businesses. Starting from Stone Harbor and working north, here are some traditional routines and new adventures to scope out in these beach towns.
Learn More: 15 Miles Of Jersey Shore To Love: Stone Harbor, Avalon, Sea Isle City, And Strathmere
ARMACOST PARK POLLINATOR HABITAT: The ongoing development of a pollinator habitat at the northwest corner of Armacost Park ran into a temporary snag recently when bids for plant materials for the most recent additions came in higher than expected. A rebid brought the costs down nearly in half and the project is moving ahead.
Learn More: Pollinator Habitat Clears Hurdle
HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY to you and your families. As we remember those who have served and are presently serving in our armed forces, I wish you a safe and wonderful Summer season.
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311 77th Street, Avalon, $2,555,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 187765
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4819 Fourth Avenue, Avalon, $5,750,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 187819
5609 Dune Drive, Avalon, $8,495,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 187760
Properties Under Contract:
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280 27th Street, Avalon, $1,450,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 186956
161 31st Street, Avalon, $2,695,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 182549
11601 Paradise Drive, Stone Harbor, $2,950,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 185085
8811 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor, $450,000, SOLD MLS#: 183193
173 33rd Street, Avalon, $499,000, SOLD MLS#: 186169
9501 Sunset Drive, Stone Harbor, $500,000, SOLD MLS#: 185523
351 96th Street, Stone Harbor, $505,000, SOLD MLS#: 186533
700 First Avenue, Unit 406, Avalon, $590,000, SOLD MLS#: 184107
10015 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor, $615,000, SOLD MLS#: 184392
355 40th Street, Avalon, $707,500, SOLD MLS#: 184402
3465 Ocean Drive, Avalon, $810,000, SOLD MLS#: 186492
229 81st Street, Stone Harbor, $895,000, SOLD MLS#: 186226
33 Marine Way, Avalon, $1,395,000, SOLD MLS#: 186841
1025 Dune Drive, Avalon, $1,932,500, SOLD MLS#: 186711
250 107th Street, Stone Harbor, $1,967,500, SOLD MLS#: 184880
2407 Harbor Avenue, Avalon, $2,150,000, SOLD MLS#: 183181
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