Heavy rains flooded Avalon’s north end last July. The rainstorm, which Avalon’s Mott MacDonald Engineer Thomas Thornton termed a 50-to-100-year rain event, displayed the vulnerability of that section of the borough to flooding.
Newly promoted Eagle Scout Joshua Kampmeier of Troop 87 was honored by Lower Township Council with a proclamation for attaining Eagle Scout rank.
For over 30 years, Upper Township officials have sought a full interchange on Garden State Parkway's Exit 20. On May 22, freeholders added their unanimous support to that highway upgrade.
Atlantic Avenue in the county seat is now Bishop William L. McClurkin Way.
Lower Township Police Department responded to or initiated a total of 782 calls, averaging a total of 112 calls per day.