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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Avalon and Stone Harbor NJ Weekly Update August 2, 2018 #RealEstate

“I LOVE AVALON” VIDEO CONTEST:  Avalon Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the second “I Love Avalon” video contest.  Contestants may submit short, family-fun videos highlighting what they love most about Avalon.  Voting for the best videos will take place throughout the summer.  Videos may be submitted on Facebook at or emailed

A fisherman in a kayak plies the waters of the IntraCoastal Waterway.  The Avalon Boulevard Bridge is in the background.

STONE HARBOR’S FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS boat parade will take place on Saturday, August 11th.  Decorated boats of all sizes and types will gather off the Stone Harbor Yacht Club at 8:30pm and travel southward to Stone Harbor’s Paradise Bay, then parade northward past Stone Harbor’s entire Bayfront.  Judging will take place at the Yacht Club, where an after party will also be held.  Don’t have a boat or a dock?  You can view the parade from the 83rd Street fishing pier or the bulkhead at the Municipal Marina at 81st Street, or from any street that ends at the bay.  (If driving into or out of Stone Harbor that evening, avoid the 96th Street Bridge, which will open several times to allow boat traffic through!)  The Festival of Lights was held for many years until ending in the 1970s; after several decades the event began again in 2014.

BACKPACK DRIVE:  Long & Foster is supporting a “Backpack Drive” to benefit the Glenwood Avenue School in Wildwood, where students are in need of school supplies for the coming year.  The goal is 125 sets of supplies, but time is short!  If you can contribute one or more sets of supplies, please stop by our office during business hours to drop them off.  Here is the list of supplies needed for each backpack:

- 2 pocket folders
- 1 pack of #2 pencils
- 1 eraser
- 1 small pencil sharpener
- calculator
- 2 spiral composition books
- 2 highlighters
- 1 ruler
- 1 three ring binder
- 1 pack of loose leaf paper
- 1 pencil case
- 1 pack of pens
- 1 16-pack of crayons
- 2 book covers

Your support is appreciated! (Note: backpacks are not needed; they will be donated by the Cape May County Association of Realtors.)

TEN-DIGIT-DIALING comes to the 609 area code beginning August 18th.  A new 640 area code is being overlaid on top of the 609 geographic area necessitating ten-digit-dialing for local calls within the 609/640 area codes.  For calls to any other area code a “1” must be added prior to the area code.

THUNDER OVER THE BOARDWALK:  The hugely popular Atlantic City Air Show returns on August 22nd, featuring the US Air Force Thunderbirds.  The show is free and is visible from any beach or boardwalk location in Atlantic City.  More than two dozen performances take place beginning at 11:30am, including military jets and cargo planes, helicopters, the US Army Golden Knights parachute team, and a WWII vintage P-51 Mustang demonstration.  The Thunderbirds are schedule to appear about 3pm and are the show’s grand finale.

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  • Avalon Free Public Library’s ‘Libraries Rock!’ Kid’s Reading Program, prizes every week, NOW through Friday, August 17
  • Brendan’s Fund Pancake Day, The Fishin’ Pier Grill in both Avalon & Stone Harbor, Thursday, August 2
  • APAC Children’s Mini Event, Mad Science Show, Avalon Elementary School, 11AM-Noon, Thursday, August 2
  • Avalon’s Thursdays on Dune, Veteran’s Plaza, Baby Parade at 5:30PM, concert at 7PM featuring Boy in Black (Johnny Cash Tribute), Thursday, August 2
  • Avalon Players Production, Avalon Elementary School, 7PM, Thursday-Saturday, August 2-4
  • Scavenger Hunt, Avalon Community Hall, 10-11:30AM, Friday, August 3
  • Summer Club Concert Big Band Orchestra & Dancing, Avalon Community Hall, 8PM, Saturday, August 4
  • Down on the Farm Programs & Exhibits, Historic Cold Spring Village, Saturday & Sunday, August 4 & 5
  • Stone Harbor’s Annual Arts & Crafts Festival, 8100 Second Avenue, 9AM-5PM on Saturday, August 4 & 9AM-4PM on Sunday, August 5
  • Stone Harbor’s Farmer’s Market, 95th Street Water Tower Plaza, 8AM-12:30PM, Sunday, August 5
  • Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary Tour, meet at Egret Espy Trail at 114th Street & Second Avenue Entrance, 10AM, Sunday, August 5
  • Avalon Players Production, Avalon Elementary School, 5PM, Sunday, August 5
  • Monday Funday, summer reading program for kids, Avalon Free Public Library, 10AM, Monday, August 6
  • Stone Harbor Go Green Fair, Water Tower Plaza, 11AM-2PM, Monday, August 6
  • Stone Harbor Family Night, fun for all the family, Stone Harbor Fire House, 7PM, Monday, August 6
  • Stone Harbor National Night Out, 95th Street Water Tower Plaza, 5-8PM, Tuesday, August 7
  • Avalon National Night Out, 30th Street Parking Lot, 6-8PM, Tuesday, August 7
  • Avalon’s Beach Movie featuring Jaws, 30th Street & the Beach, dusk, Tuesday, August 7
  • LEGO Club, Avalon Free Public Library,10AM, Wednesday, August 8
  • Summer Author Lecture featuring James Fitzgerald, Avalon Free Public Library, 6PM, Wednesday, August 8
  • APAC Children’s Mini Event: Atka The Amazing Eskie, Avalon Elementary School, 11AM-Noon, Thursday, August 9
  • Movie Night at Stone Harbor Library, featuring The Lego Batman Movie Thursday, August 9, 5:30-7:30PM
  • Cape May Traditional Jazz Society presents the Atlantic City Jazz Band, VFW Post #386, 419 Congress Street, Cape May, 2-4 PM, Sunday August 12

Featured Property:

Five bedrooms, four baths, and a pool in Stone Harbor!

265 87th Street, Stone Harbor, $1,869,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 177721

New Listings:

150 113th Street, Stone Harbor, $2,500,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 183107

128 109th Street, Stone Harbor, $3,995,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 183101

93 E. 17th Street, Avalon, $7,995,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 183095

Properties Under Contract:

8001 Second Avenue, Stone Harbor, $365,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 182347

247 87th Street, Stone Harbor, $895,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 182071

464 20th Street, Avalon, $1,249,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 182768

230 108th Street, Stone Harbor, $1,399,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 182897

210 70th Street, Avalon, $1,849,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 182673

130 108th Street, Stone Harbor, $1,910,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 183121

56 E. 12th Street, Avalon, $2,589,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 182824

127 84th Street, Stone Harbor, $2,690,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 181881

Properties Sold:

700 First Avenue, Avalon, $590,000, SOLD MLS#: 180662

3470 Dune Drive, Avalon, $840,000, SOLD MLS#: 179457

2708 Ocean Drive, Avalon, $845,000, SOLD MLS#: 179180

629 22nd Street, Avalon, $855,000, SOLD MLS#: 180908

315 79th Street, Avalon, $975,000, SOLD MLS#: 180876

714 Sunrise Drive, Avalon, $990,000, SOLD MLS#: 181976

1127 Stone Harbor Boulevard, Stone Harbor Manor, $1,165,000, SOLD MLS#: 179773

2968 First Avenue, Avalon, $1,400,000, SOLD MLS#: 178424

165 76th Street, Avalon, $3,175,000, SOLD MLS#: 178026

Nancy M. Alexander - Stone Harbor and Avalon NJ Real Estate