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Brigantine police blotter, week ending Nov. 19

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 21, 2014 11:11 am

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For the week ending Nov. 19, the Brigantine Police Department responded to approximately 345 calls for service, including 63 motor vehicle stops with two summonses issued, four domestic disputes and three accidents.

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Zumbathon to be held in Brigantine for Donofrio

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Written by Michael Feely Friday, November 21, 2014 09:31 am

BRIGANTINE–Resident Deana Donofrio, an employee at Brigantine North School, has a medical condition that will prevent her from working until late in the spring. A single parent to daughter Raquel, she will be without income during her recuperation.

A group of her friends have gotten together and scheduled a Zumbathon to benefit Donofrio 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Brigantine Beach Community Center. Zumba instructor Juan Carlos of Brigantine Fitness Center will lead the event and has assembled a group of instructors including Gladys Colon, Precious White, Tessy and Pedro Ayayla, Christian Ricciardelli, Ryan Kelley Brown and Hilda Lopez. Zelebrity Travis Algarin and special guest Carrie Krause Kefford will also be in attendance.

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Brigantine Christmas tree lighting set for Dec. 5 at City Hall

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Written by Michael Feely Friday, November 21, 2014 09:18 am

Brigantine Christmas tree lighting set for Dec. 5 at City Hall Brigantine Christmas tree lighting set for Dec. 5 at City Hall BRIGANTINE–The city and the Brigantine Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to present the annual holiday tree lighting ceremony, which takes place 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5 in front of City Hall.

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Sports Scrapbook: Spirit playoff upset

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Written by DON MARRANDINO Friday, November 21, 2014 12:00 am

sports Holy Spirit surprised favorite Montclair Kimberley with a 42-21 first round win. Quarterback Andrew Light ran for three touchdowns and passed for two more in a brilliant performance that spearheaded the victory charge.

Running back James Marcheski rushed for one touchdown and scored another on a pass from Light. Jordan Taylor scored the other touchdown on a Light pass.

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Brigantine School District holds annual Invention Contest

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 21, 2014 12:00 am

The Pipe Tree by fourth-grader Ava Voois makes watering the tree easier. The Pipe Tree by fourth-grader Ava Voois makes watering the tree easier.  The Brigantine School District held its annual invention contest Monday, Nov. 17 for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Judges interviewed 50 students and examined their inventions.

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Brigantine Green Team to sponsor a Rutgers Environmental Stewards trainee

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:00 am

The Brigantine Green Team unanimously voted to sponsor an individual to attend the 2015 Rutgers Cooperative Extension Environmental Stewards program. The sponsorship is open to all Brigantine residents, full or part time. You do not need to be on the Green Team or have a science background or degree to apply.

The program provides training and experience that equips participants to contribute effectively to the process of finding solutions for environmental problems in the communities of New Jersey. Students attend a variety of environmental, community leadership and public policy classes taught by Rutgers professors and top experts in their fields.

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Community Presbyterian collecting Thanksgiving food

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:00 am

"When you are totally at peace with yourself, nothing can shake you."

As we all know it is getting a bit cold. It is a little hard to keep calm. We have our family and, of course, our military. This year is a tough one with so many out of work. Rev. John Scotland of the Community Presbyterian Church is collecting turkeys and fixings. The address is 1501 Brigantine Ave., or call 609-266-7943. If you have unwrapped toys, they too would be great.

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Brigantine Garden Club news, Nov. 21

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:00 am

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Brigantine Garden Club Treasurer Johanne Milnes presents a certificate Dr. David P. Donati and Dr. David A. Donati of Bayside Medical Dental Center, which received the club’s Blue Ribbon Business Award for the second year in a row.  
Photo by Gina Bergin / Brigantine Garden Club Treasurer Johanne Milnes presents a certificate Dr. David P. Donati and Dr. David A. Donati of Bayside Medical Dental Center, which received the club’s Blue Ribbon Business Award for the second year in a row. Congratulations to Bayside Medical Dental Center for earning the Blue Ribbon Business Award for the second consecutive year. Thanks for keeping Brigantine looking beautiful. This award concludes our second-year presentations. There are many businesses in Brigantine that we hope to be able to honor in the future. Keep noticing special places to nominate next summer to earn this award. Keep your businesses weed-free and looking good!

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Bus trip to Philly Pops concert

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 18, 2014 09:00 am

Brigantine Community Education and Recreation is offering a bus trip to the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia to see the Philly Pops Christmas Show Wednesday, Dec. 10. The Philly Pops will be conducted by celebrated conductor David Charles Abell.

The bus will leave 4 p.m. from the Community Center for the 8 p.m. show., and depart Philadelphia for the return trip immediately after the show. Before the show dine at the exclusive Acorn Club in Philadelphia, which is celebrating its 125th year. 

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Annual Interfaith service at St. Thomas the Apostle Church

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 17, 2014 09:00 am

Tuesday evening, Nov. 25, marks the date of this year’s Thanksgiving Season Interfaith Service. This traditional service will take place at 7p.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 331 8th Street S., and will be hosted by Rev. William S. Vandergrift, pastor, and his congregation.

All of God’s children, no matter what their denomination, whether they are affiliated or not, may come and offer prayers for peace on earth, good will to man.

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