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Snorkeling in the Keys

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 27, 2015 01:50 pm

Snorkeling in the Keys Snorkeling in the Keys The Hoffman kids – Will, Matt and Molly – head for the reef off Key Largo aboard the Encounter to snorkel for a day and have some fun in the sun.

 

Photography students share their perspective

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Written by Keri O’Connor Friday, March 27, 2015 01:19 pm

Photography students share their perspective Photography students share their perspective Students who took the winter Digital Photography Class offered by Brigantine Community Education and Recreation hold their work. From left are Eunice Couselo with her photo ‘Pepper Cove,’ Amber Morrell with ‘Kiwi’ and Ann Marie Remus with her ‘Radioactive Shovel.’ The photos will be displayed in the halls of the Community Center along with the work of past students. 

   

Benefit boosts ride to Washington

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Written by Keri O’Connor Friday, March 27, 2015 12:57 pm

Brigantine Police Officers Cameron Sweeney, Joe Cody and Jack Glasser welcome all who supported the event. Brigantine Police Officers Cameron Sweeney, Joe Cody and Jack Glasser welcome all who supported the event. Team Brigantine held its 2015 Police Unity Tour and National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund benefit for the bicycle ride to Washington, D.C., Friday, March 20 at the Elks Lodge.

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Elks put on a show

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Written by Keri O’Connor Friday, March 27, 2015 12:12 pm

Andrew and Katie Ferst, Brenda and Leo Perez, and Francesco and Lenka Fata attend. Andrew and Katie Ferst, Brenda and Leo Perez, and Francesco and Lenka Fata attend. The Brigantine Elks presented the murder mystery dinner “Boardwalk Empire meets The Alto Sopranos” Sunday, March 22. Proceeds benefit Brigantine North School, Brigantine Little League, the Elks Hoop Shoot, the Arc of Atlantic County and other programs and organizations.

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Eye Health Tip of the Week: Undetected vision problems in school children

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 27, 2015 11:46 am

Eye Health Tip of the Week: Undetected vision problems in school children Eye Health Tip of the Week: Undetected vision problems in school children Students should be seen pre-k or first Grade and then again in Grades three and four. Some 46 percent of children screened had acuity worse than 20/50 that was previously undetected and untreated. This project was conducted in November 2010 with 2,700 children screened. Acuity of 20/50 is the largest print allowed for the New Jersey driver's license test.

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Crossroads to hold annual Easter egg hunt

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 27, 2015 11:09 am

Crossroads to hold annual Easter egg hunt Crossroads to hold annual Easter egg hunt Crossroads Youth Group will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt for Brigantine children of preschool age through second grade Saturday, April 4 at the Community Presbyterian Church, 1501 W. Brigantine Ave. Admission is free.

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Sports Scrapbook: Brett Kennedy pitches Fordham to a 9-1 win over Sacred Heart

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 27, 2015 10:32 am

Sports Scrapbook: Brett Kennedy pitches Fordham to a 9-1 win over Sacred Heart Sports Scrapbook: Brett Kennedy pitches Fordham to a 9-1 win over Sacred Heart Brett Kennedy of Atlantic High pitched Fordham to a 9-1 victory over Sacred Heart. The Rams ace gave up one unearned run while striking out seven batters in six innings.

In 2014 the sophomore from Brigantine was the Rams top pitcher leading the team with 14 starts, two complete games, six wins, a 3.36 ERA, 88.1 innings pitched and 75 strikeouts. He was also named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll.

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It’s Happening in Brigantine – Events beginning March 26

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 27, 2015 09:57 am

It’s Happening in Brigantine – Events beginning March 26 It’s Happening in Brigantine – Events beginning March 26 Democratic Club Meeting

The Brigantine Democratic Club will hold its monthly meeting 10 a.m. Saturday March 28, at Brigantine Community Center, 245 42nd St.  Democratic Council members and candidates will be available to answer questions. Light fare and beverages will be available. Email info@brigantinedemocrats .com. See www.brigantinedemocrats.com and on Facebook.

Brigantine Bible Church Easter Presentation

A sacred vocal concert entitled, "Journey to Easter" will be presented at the Brigantine Bible Church, 103 Bayshore Avenue, 7 p.m. Sunday, March 29 featuring Sharon Neff, Vic Werner and Julie Maina. The program will include selections focusing on Holy Week. Refreshments will be served following the concert. Call 609-266-7797.

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Casey’s Dance Studio places third in first competition

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Written by Michael Feely Friday, March 27, 2015 09:21 am

Submitted/ In the front row from left are Casey’s Dance Studio team members Jenna DiBuonaventura, Gianna Gebeline, Casey Gebeline and Regina Lamcken. In back are Natalia Mecca, Emily Monacello, Marlea Shannon, Samantha Grahsler, Gia Mancuso, Eliza Falusi and Olivia Monacello. Submitted/ In the front row from left are Casey’s Dance Studio team members Jenna DiBuonaventura, Gianna Gebeline, Casey Gebeline and Regina Lamcken. In back are Natalia Mecca, Emily Monacello, Marlea Shannon, Samantha Grahsler, Gia Mancuso, Eliza Falusi and Olivia Monacello. BRIGANTINE– Casey Gebeline of Brigantine has been dancing most of her life. She started at 18 months old, combining her love of dance with gymnastics.

Eight years of study with Mary Lou’s Dance Studio was followed by a stint with the Atlantic City Ballet under the tutelage of Phyllis Papa. A highlight with AC Ballet was performing in “The Nutcracker” at Stockton.

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Inaugural Blues, Brews and BBQ Fest set for Sept. 19

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Written by BRIAN HUSTA Friday, March 27, 2015 08:49 am

Inaugural Blues, Brews and BBQ Fest set for Sept. 19 Inaugural Blues, Brews and BBQ Fest set for Sept. 19 BRIGANTINE- Summer is now in sight, and with it comes many of the traditional events that have become part of the Brigantine community. This year the island will see a distinctive new event when the inaugural Brigantine Beach Blues, Brews and Barbecue Festival comes to town Sept. 19.

Presented by the Brigantine Blues Foundation, the festival will be structured similarly to larger music events such as the Monterey Jazz Festival and New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, according to promoters. However, unlike those festivals, Brigantine has the advantage of providing this music experience on a beach venue.

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