A look at the Avalon and Stone Harbor Elementary School

Our guest speakers at the AHLOA monthly meeting on Saturday, January 12th were Mrs. Stacy LaRocca Tracy, Chief School Administrator and Dr. Renee Murtaugh, Curriculum Director of the Avalon and Stone Harbor Elementary School.  Mrs. Tracy and Dr. Murtaugh were proud to share all of the exciting programs available for the students at both sites.  Their enthusiasm was clearly evident and the video presentation they shared with us was outstanding. The video can be viewed at: Avalon and Stone Harbor Elementary School Video

Sub-Freezing Temperatures Sunday Night Through Tuesday

With below freezing temperatures in the forecast for Avalon Sunday night through Tuesday, the Borough has posted some recommended preparation and prevention tips from Middlesex Water company, Avalon’s water and sewer system manager. Please visit the Borough’s website at the following link for specific recommendations involving your water lines to prevent freezing:

Water Line Safety Tips

South Jersey Gas Service Improvement Project - Phase 2 and 3

The AHLOA executive committee and trustees continue to receive numerous questions from Avalon residents regarding the North End work currently in progress by South Jersey Gas  and its contractors.   If you reside in Avalon's North End, you likely have received a notice regarding the impact to your property.  If you have recently driven on Avalon or 1st Avenue north of 30th, the work underway is quite apparent. 

 The Borough has published a summary of the South Jersey Gas Service Improvement Project on its website at the following link:

                                                                   Borough Website Notice

Ocean at the Door: New Homes and the Rising Sea

A new research report by Climate Central and Zillow titled Ocean at the Door: New Homes and the Rising Sea contains useful statistics and comparative data associated with the impacts from climate change pertinent to Avalon property owners. The article, available at the link below, provides country-wide statistics and links to focus on New Jersey’s shore communities.

Thanks to one of our AHLOA members for bring the article to our attention.

Climate Central Article

Scott Wahl - November 10th Presentation and Q&A

Avalon Business Administrator/Public Information Officer Scott Wahl was the guest speaker at the AHLOA monthly meeting held on Saturday, November 10th. Scott presented all of the major capital initiatives underway within the Borough, reviewed major activities affecting Avalon in the coming months (e.g. Townsend’s Inlet Bridge), and then fielded a significant number of questions from the full-house audience following his formal presentation. Feedback from the attendees was quite strong given the wide-range of pertinent and timely information that Scott was able to convey. His presentation is available at the link below.

Scott Wahl - November 10, 2018