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St. Thomas Christmas Mass Schedule

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, December 20, 2014 12:00 am

Here is St. Thomas’ Christmas Mass schedule: 4 p.m. (Children’s Liturgy), 6 p.m., 10 p.m., There is no midnight mass.

There are services at 9:30 a.m. Christmas Day, Dec. 25; 4 p.m. New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31 and 8:30 a.m., New Year’s Day.

 

Thanks for supporting Zumba for Deana

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Written by Opinion Saturday, December 20, 2014 12:00 am

Thanks for supporting Zumba for Deana Thanks for supporting Zumba for Deana Once again, Brigantine has shown what a great community we live in. The Zumba event for Deana Donofrio Saturday was a huge success. It was amazing the amount of people who came out to support our friend who has been having many medical issues in the past two months. She is on the mend but has a long road ahead of her.

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Gold and Silver Mine: Collectors are easy to buy gifts for

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Written by Douglas Keefe Saturday, December 20, 2014 12:00 am

The Gold and Silver Mine. A weekly column dedicated to “digging out” current information about precious metals, coins and other numismatics.

coins Collectors are easy to buy gifts for

Christmastime is an opportunity to give a gift that reflects the interest of that collector in your family, or possibly a youngster who might be showing a budding interest in starting a collection.

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Flood insurance battle: one resident’s experience

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Written by Michael Feely Friday, December 19, 2014 02:00 pm

Last week the Beachcomber News ran an article detailing issues that the Federal Emergency Management Agency was addressing with flood insurance policy issuers.  We asked if any local residents had experienced these issues. 

Longtime Brigantine resident Michael Tourigian stepped forward and is sharing his family’s story with the hope that others may benefit from his battle which is on-going.

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Zumba for Deana

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Written by Keri O’Connor Friday, December 19, 2014 12:06 pm

Zumba instructor Juan Carlos Medina and his team get participants dancing. Zumba instructor Juan Carlos Medina and his team get participants dancing.  Friends held a Zumbathon benefit for Deana Donofrio Dec. 13 at the Brigantine Community Center.

By Keri O’Connor, Staff Photographer

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Christmas crafting at the library

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 19, 2014 11:51 am

Working with the materials for a construction paper snow globe, Gavin Richards, 3, of Brigantine crafts a Hero Bot instead. Working with the materials for a construction paper snow globe, Gavin Richards, 3, of Brigantine crafts a Hero Bot instead.

The Brigantine branch of the Atlantic County Library System, 201 15th Street South, recently presented creative holiday activities for children. To learn more about upcoming activities at the branch call 609-266-0110. 

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An evening at the Philly Pops

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 19, 2014 11:50 am

Our group got to meet with the conductor, a very special surprise. Our group got to meet with the conductor, a very special surprise.

The Brigantine CER recently offered a unique experience for the people of Brigantine. 

On Wednesday, Dec. 10, Community Education and Recreation sponsored a trip to see the Philly Pops in concert at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia.

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Lunch and football

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Written by Keri O’Connor Friday, December 19, 2014 11:40 am

By Keri O’Connor, Staff Photographer

Marine Corps veteran Norman Baker joins members of the Atlantic City Fire Department Sand Pipers Pipe and Drums Band. Marine Corps veteran Norman Baker joins members of the Atlantic City Fire Department Sand Pipers Pipe and Drums Band.

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Parenting classes through February

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 19, 2014 12:00 am

GALLOWAY - An award-winning series of free parenting classes is offered to parents and caregivers of children ages 5-12.  

Topics include communication and cooperation, discipline and responsibility, as well as power conflicts, courage and self-esteem.

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CER to sponsor Alaska cruise

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 19, 2014 12:00 am

The Brigantine Community Education and Recreation Department is sponsoring an Alaska Northern Glacier Cruise on the Celebrity Millennium Aug. 14-24. The trip will include a three-day land package to Denali, Anchorage, Talkeetna and Seward.

It will depart from Philadelphia airport and arrive in Vancouver, where the group will board. A special rate is being offered to the first 22 people who sign up.

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