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Townsends Inlet Bridge Closed
The City has been informed by the County engineer's office that repairs to the Townsends Inlet Bridge (connecting Sea Isle City and Avalon) will not be completed prior to the Memorial Day weekend, as previously scheduled. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen conditions that require remedial action, the bridge will not open until late summer. In the meantime, the bridge remains closed to all vehicle, bicycle and pedestrian traffic.

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Polar Bear Weekend

POLAR BEAR WEEKEND

PLEASE JOIN US WE JUMP-START THE 2019 SEASON DURING POLAR BEAR WEEKEND, FEBRUARY 15-17

Polar Bear Weekend events will begin on Friday, February 16, with the crowning of the 2019 Polar Bear Royal Family.  The Prince and Princess Contest (for ages 12-16) will begin at 7:30 p.m. and the King and Queen Contest (for ages 21 and over) is 9:00 p.m. at LaCosta Complex, JFK Boulevard and Landis Avenue. To enter the Prince and Princess Contest, visit www.seaislechamber.com or phone (609) 263-9090. To learn about the King and Queen Contest, visit www.lacosta-seaisle.com or phone (609) 263-3611.

On Saturday, February 16, the Polar Bear Plunge Costume Contest will start at 12:00 noon at LaCosta Complex, followed by the Plunge at 2:00 p.m. on the JFK Boulevard Beach. To enter the Costume Contest or register to take the Plunge, visit www.lacosta-seaisle.com or phone (609) 263-3611.  Come early, polar bears don’t stay in the ocean very long!

Afterwards, don’t miss the Post-Plunge Party at 2:30 p.m. and the Costume Contest Awards Ceremony at 4:00 p.m. back at LaCosta.

On Sunday, February 17, Mike’s Seafood will sponsor a 5K Run and 1.5-Mile Fun Walk for Autism at 12:00 noon on the Promenade. Registration will take place at 9:00 a.m. at LaCosta.  You can also pre-register by visiting www.polarbearrunwalkforautism.com or phoning (609) 602-5734.

Jitney Schedule

Date and Time:

Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. (service is suspended on Landis Avenue from JFK Blvd. to 29th Street from approximately 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.) and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Route:

29th to 94th Street, Northbound and Southbound on Landis Avenue.  Just flag the driver.  There will be no Strathmere service this weekend.

Fee:

$2.00 ride before 11:00 p.m. (each way) and $4.00 ride after 11:00 p.m. (each way).  Children five years and younger sitting on an adult’s lap can ride free.

All legal parking spaces are free during the winter months