A South Jersey shore town is looking at ways to keep more of its sand on the beach.
Starting Friday at 6 p.m. until Sunday at 3 p.m., bars and restaurants in Avalon will be transformed into boutiques with items from 34 stores.
In Avalon, officials say the rain and powerful winds are the main concerns. In Margate, the waves are crashing closer to the beach.
A beach replenishment project in two South Jersey shore towns is being expanded, to deal with damage from not one but two storms.
This $4½-million project is targeted for the beaches of Stone Harbor and Avalon.
In this week’s Orr at the Shore, Kathy Orr is in Avalon, NJ.
This is the time of year that tens of thousands of people escape the city heat by retreating to the waves of the Jersey shore, but as pretty as it is, there’s some danger there too.
An upscale beach town at the southern end of the Jersey Shore, Avalon, N.J., can only be viewed as an island paradise. A vibrant nightlife, uncrowded white-sand beaches and plenty of activities make it a place you’ll want to come back to year after year.
One South Jersey shore town has come up with a plan to help people evacuate — with their pets — in the event of an emergency.
Holmgren hurt himself Monday while riding his bike in Avalon, NJ. He was listed in stable condition at a hospital in Camden.
New Jersey State Police captain Frank Davis says that at this stage, state officials are glued to various forecasting services to keep track of Irene.
“Electric cars are not a wave of the future — they are here today,” said Avalon Borough Council president Nancy Hudanich at Friday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony.
For those of you who dream of owning a vacation home “down the shore,” now may be the best time in a long time to do it — if you can afford it.
From Asbury Park to Avalon and beyond, many of us have a favorite shore point. And if so, now’s the time to be counted.
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