Avon Boards Cautious of Proposed $130K Driving Park Lodge

AVON – The Town and Village Boards are cautiously optimistic about Avon Rotary's proposal to build a four-season public lodge in Avon Driving Park. The proposal is to tear down the existing skate-house and build a 32-foot by 64-foot, 100-person capacity lodge at Avon Driving Park. Rotarians Tom Vonglis and John Marks sought commitments from both the Village and Town Boards to help pay for the project, slated at $130,000, in a 30-minute … [Read more...]

Avon to Log 30 Acres of Doomed Trees in Driving Park

AVON – The Village of Avon plans to sell 30 acres of trees at the Avon Driving Park in anticipation of their untimely deaths due to Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). EAB is a nasty and notorious beetle whose larvae have destroyed hundreds of millions of ash trees in the U.S. since 2002. The bugs have been discovered in Avon, and New York State advisers to the Village say that 80 percent of the ash trees in the park are doomed. "As it has been … [Read more...]