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  1. Borough Administrator Timothy Gallagher to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | Star News Group

    "He was born and raised here and knew the town better than anybody so we appreciate him for his service and his knowledge. He won't be easy to replace," said Mayor Magrini.

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  2. Mahon named acting superintendent at Sea Girt ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Star News Group

    Mr. Mahon was also approved as an educational consultant through April 30. He will be compensated a per diem of $480.76 for both positions. Mr. Mahon is also currently a commissioner on the Avon-by-the-Sea board of commissioners and previously served as Avon's mayor for over a decade.

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  3. Too many plaques for too few benches on boardwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Star News Group

    The Borough of Avon-by-the-Sea is still dealing with one of the more unique dilemmas as a result of the damage incurred by Superstorm Sandy. The board of commissioners discussed its options Monday, April 10 on how to honor those who purchased plaques to be placed on boardwalk benches now that there are less benches on the boardwalk.

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  4. Early morning fire rips through two Belmar homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Star News Group

    No injuries were reported and the fire was still smoldering as late as 7 a.m., according to Mayor Matthew Doherty. "There were two homes destroyed, both of them over 110-years-old," said Mayor Doherty.

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  5. Longtime first aid squad member honored for serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Star News Group

    A long time Avon-by-the-Sea First Aid and Safety Squad member was recently honored by the borough for his years of active service. Bart Barry was presented with a proclamation from the borough recognizing his 50 years of active service as a member of the first aid squad at the annual First Aid and Fireman's dinner on Saturday, April 1. Mayor John Magrini and Commissioner Frank Gorman presented him with the proclamation.

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  6. Avon commissioners opt for earlier meeting start timeRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2017 | Star News Group

    Previously, the commissioners would enter into a caucus session at 7 p.m. where they would discuss issues and on-going projects or updates they wanted to discuss before the board. There would be no formal action taken during the caucus sessions.

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  7. Liquor bill gets key OKRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Star News Group

    A controversial bill to extend seasonal liquor licenses by two months has survived a key committee test, leaving the fate of the measure - and possibly some local bar owners - in the hands of the full state senate. The bill was approved by the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee on Thursday, Jan. 12 in a 3-2 vote, according to Assemblyman David Rible, a vocal opponent of the bill.

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  8. Ingenuity and brine are applied in AvonRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Star News Group

    Under the guidance of newly appointed Superintendent Scott Hauselt, the Avon-by-the-Sea Department of Public Works has had a Macgyver-inspired response to the start of the winter weather. Before the first heavy snowfall the area received last week, DPW workers rolled out their new brine truck - one that they made themselves.

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  9. Breakfast With The AuthorRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | Star News Group

    Meet local author Chrissy Lourenco and hear about her new book "For the Love of the Ocean," which is set in Avon-by-the-Sea.

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  10. Breakfast With The AuthorRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2017 | Star News Group

    Meet local author Chrissy Lourenco and hear about her new book, "For the Love of the Ocean," which is set in Avon-by-the-Sea.

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  11. Seasonal liquor bill is on tapRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | Star News Group

    A controversial bill to extend seasonal liquor licenses by two months was passed by the state Assembly on Monday but still requires Senate approval to reach Gov. Chris Christie's desk. Assembly Bill A1850 would change the starting date for seasonal liquor licenses from May 1 to March 1, adding two extra months to the seasonal term, which ends on Nov. 14. "I think we saw that there's a lot of opposition on the bill by the fact that it only passed with 41 votes," Assemblyman Rible said.

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  12. Calendar of EventsRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | Star News Group

    Meet local author Chrissy Lourenco and hear about her new book "For the Love of the Ocean," which is set in Avon-by-the-Sea.

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  13. Shellfish harvest is suspendedRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2016 | Star News Group

    Formerly restricted - a designation which allows for harvesting if the shellfish are depurified - 10 harvesting stations are now classified as suspended, according to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection [DEP]. The suspension went into effect on Nov. 1 and impacts 266.7 acres of Shark River, including 122.4 acres in the northern section of the river bordering Neptune City, Netune and Avon-By-The-Sea and 144.3 acres in the western section, bordering Wall Township and Neptune, according to the DEP.

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  14. Liquor bill advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Star News Group

    A bill to extend seasonal liquor licenses by two months will go to the Assembly floor after members of that body's Regulatory Oversight and Reform and Federal Relations Committee approved it in a 3-2 vote on Oct. 27. Bill A1850 - introduced on Jan. 27 - would extend the seasonal liquor license season from May 1 to March 1, adding an extra two months to the season, which ends Nov. 14. According to Assemblyman David Rible [R-30], who was present at the Oct. 27 committee meeting, the bill will need Assembly and Senate approval in order to reach the governor's desk. The extension of seasonal liquor licenses was initially instituted after Superstorm Sandy in 2012 to help business owners recoup profits lost due to the storm.

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  15. Avon rededicates its library after 100 yearsRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2016 | Star News Group

    On Sept. 23, 1916, the cornerstone of the Avon Public Library was laid at the corner of Garfield and Fifth avenues.

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  16. Century-old church will close in AvonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Star News Group

    The Avon United Methodist Church is moving toward a merger with Ballard United Methodist Church in Asbury Park, eventually ending regular Sunday services in its 100-year-old facility here. News of the closing provided a bittersweet footnote to the church's joint 100th anniversary celebration with the Avon-By-The-Sea Public Library last Saturday.

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  17. Father, son die in Belmar fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Star News Group

    William Oberschewen, 84, and Mark Oberschewen, 49, were both killed in the blaze, according to Charles Webster, public information officer for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined, Mr. Webster said.

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  18. Fatal fire engulfs Belmar homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Star News Group

    According to Mayor Matthew Doherty, the fire engulfed the 14th Avenue home at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Belmar responders, including the three fire houses, first aid and police department were assisted by fire departments from Avon-By-The-Sea, Spring Lake, Wall Township and Neptune Township. "They fought a fully engulfed fire, a house that was fully engulfed, kept it to the house and didn't let it spread, and did it in weather conditions that made it extremely treacherous," Mayor Doherty said.

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  19. Winery TourRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2016 | Star News Group

    The Avon-By-The-Sea Education Foundation will take a trip to Unionville and Old York Cellars Winery Tour as a part of their summer learning program of the Garden State.

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  20. Historic Avon church leveledRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Star News Group

    A chapter in Avon-By-The-Sea history came to an end Monday, Aug. 8, as the Taylor Memorial Baptist Church was demolished to make room for the future. In May, Mayor John Magrini explained that while he hated the demolition of old buildings, he understands the world changes.

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