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A.J. Meerward comes to Atlantic City July 31

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 03:31 pm

New Jersey's Tall Ship, the A.J. Meerwald, is arriving in Atlantic City on Thursday, July 31, with free deck tours 4-6 p.m. that day only.

Everyone is invited to come sail the Absecon Inlet and the Atlantic Ocean on trips departing from Gardner's Basin, 800 N. New Hampshire Ave. You may even join it on the morning of July 31 as it sails from Beach Haven to Atlantic City.

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Brigantine Elks Antlers set high goals to help

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Written by Julie Mandes Tuesday, July 29, 2014 09:00 am

Elks Antlers at their recent Alex's Lemonade Stand. Elks Antlers at their recent Alex's Lemonade Stand. BRIGANTINE – Carrying on the work started by twin brothers Joseph and Michael Mandes, the Brigantine Elks Antlers have as two of their main efforts fundraising for the Alex's Lemonade Stand and the South Jersey Cancer Fund.

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Garden Club News – Property awards process is under way

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Written by Phyllis Glomb Monday, July 28, 2014 11:00 am

A donation of fieldstone enhances the beauty of this bed, which is tended by Donna and Dan Cowhey. A donation of fieldstone enhances the beauty of this bed, which is tended by Donna and Dan Cowhey.

The Property Awards are currently being distributed by members. The island is divided into 16 sections. It takes approximately eight hours to cover a section, since we must look at each and every home on the block and each and every block on the entire island. This is hard work in the heat and humidity. So if you are still waiting for your certificate, be patient. All areas are now covered by volunteers.

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Police Blotter – Assault, drug arrests

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Written by Rebekah Zumwalt Monday, July 28, 2014 09:00 am

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All persons listed are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

The Brigantine Police Department responded to 920 calls for service for the two-week period ending July 23. They included 225 motor vehicle stops with 53 summonses issued, nine accidents and 12 domestic disputes. There were two warrant arrests.

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It’s Happening in Brigantine – Events beginning July 30

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 28, 2014 12:00 am

Calendar Calendar  Fizz, Boom, Read!

The Brigantine branch of the Atlantic County Library hosts Pajama-Rama: Fizz, Boom, Read! at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 30 for ages 3 to 6 in the children's picture book room. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The library is located at 201 15th Street South. Call 609-266-0110.

 Bloomingsales at Garden Club

The Brigantine Garden Club will have a presentation by Bloomingsales florists at its next club meeting, 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4 at the Brigantine Community Center. All are invited to attend. Nominations for club officers will be held. Call the club answering machine at 609-266-3685 and leave a message. 

 Free beach movies

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Sports Scrapbook – Glad to be back after surgery

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Written by Don Marrandino Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:00 am

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I’m pleased to be back writing the Scrapbook after an absence due to knee replacement surgery. One down, one to go!

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80-year-old triathlete goes for the gold

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Written by Michael Feely Sunday, July 27, 2014 09:00 am

Herb Rosen trains for the Brigantine triathlon. Herb Rosen trains for the Brigantine triathlon.

BRIGANTINE Maybe 80 is the new 70, or 60, or 50.

Herb Rosen, 80, a dentist from Gladwyne, Pa., will be competing in the 27th edition of the Brigantine Sprint Triathlon this year.

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Freespool – Flounder and tautog are plentiful

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 26, 2014 02:00 pm

Floyd has the catch of the week at Bayside. Floyd has the catch of the week at Bayside.

Cathy Crossland from Bayside Marina reports some great fishing in between the wind and rain. This July has been one of the rainiest in a few years, which is great for her garden. With three days of east wind, the water temperatures are back up to 72, bringing loads of kingfish and croakers.

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BrigStrong to hold seventh post-Sandy workshop for locals

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Written by Michael Feely Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:00 pm

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Brigantine’s Long Term Recovery Group BrigStrong has scheduled the seventh in a series of post-Sandy recovery workshops for 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 at the Brigantine Beach Community Center.

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American Legion News – Remembering Debbie

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Written by Sunshine Saturday, July 26, 2014 11:00 am

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"If you want to leave your world a better place, let others know important they are." – Jaren Davis

It is with a very sad heart that I write this note. Debbie Ransbottom passed away last Sunday. Most everyone knows that Debbie worked at the Rod and Reel for many years. The American Legion and Sons of American Legion extend their deepest sympathy. God bless you, Debbie!

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