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Brigantine Garden Club news, March 4

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 04, 2015 12:00 am

Brigantine Garden Club news Brigantine Garden Club news With single-digit temperatures the norm, it seems strange to say this, but the first meeting of the 2015 season will be this 7 p.m. Monday, March 2 at the Brigantine Community Center, weather permitting. We have a lot to discuss and decide. The board has selected the dates for our upcoming events, but now we need your input on how to proceed. We have a lot of fun activities planned, so please come out and tell us your ideas.

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The Gold and Silver Mine: Some questions to ask yourself before buying gold

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Written by Douglas Keefe Tuesday, March 03, 2015 09:00 am

The Gold and Silver Mine: Some questions to ask yourself before buying gold The Gold and Silver Mine: Some questions to ask yourself before buying gold Quite often customers ask for my opinion on the direction of the precious metals market – that is, are the prices going up or down? Frankly, I have no idea, and if I did I’d be writing this article while sitting on the beach in the Cayman Islands. Admittedly, I did just get back from there, but if I could predict the prices of gold and silver, I’d be able to stay, and believe me, it’s a lot warmer down there.

While I can’t predict the direction of the prices of precious metals, I can offer an observation and opinion as to the different things that impact prices.

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Lighthouse Players rehearse for ‘Rumors’

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 02, 2015 09:00 am

From left, Sam Goodman, Kathy Steel and Lorraine McCarty rehearse Neil Simon's ‘Rumors’ at the Community Presbyterian Church. From left, Sam Goodman, Kathy Steel and Lorraine McCarty rehearse Neil Simon's ‘Rumors’ at the Community Presbyterian Church. The community theater of Brigantine, known as the Brigantine Beach Lighthouse Players, will present the sophisticated comedy “Rumors” by Neil Simon 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 17, 18, 24 and 25 and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 19 and 26 at Community Presbyterian Church, 1501 W. Brigantine Ave.

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Eye Health Tip of the Week-Reading road signs at night harder with bifocal

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 27, 2015 03:30 pm

Eye Health Tip of the Week-Reading road signs at night harder with bifocal Eye Health Tip of the Week-Reading road signs at night harder with bifocal Being behind the wheel at night is hard enough given reduced visibility, headlight glare and fatigue. Now, researchers in Australia have found that wearing multifocal contact lenses, which help correct problems seeing near and far, make nighttime driving even riskier. 

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Ghost hunt at Absecon Lighthouse

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 27, 2015 03:00 pm

The Absecon Lighthouse will host a ghost investigation led by the New Jersey Researchers of Paranormal Evidence 7-10 p.m. Saturday, March 21.

NJ ROPE will help visitors hunt for ghosts in the five paranormal "hot spots" identified on the 2-acre property, museum and tower in its previous paranormal investigations. Participants will hear eerie recordings taken during previous paranormal investigations and use equipment such as light boxes, glow balls, K2 meters and cameras to detect voices and electromagnetic fields. Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment.

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Opera by the Sea

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 27, 2015 02:30 pm

The Brigantine Beach Cultural Arts Commission will present an afternoon of Opera by the Sea 1-3 p.m. Sunday, April 12 at Laguna Restaurant in Brigantine. The afternoon will consist of two opera singers and a buffet meal of Laguna salad, chicken parmesan, penne pasta alla vodka, roasted bliss potatoes, vegetable medley, fresh rolls, coffee, tea, soft drinks and dessert.

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Brigantine Elks News, Feb. 27

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 27, 2015 02:16 pm

Brigantine Elks News, Feb. 27 Brigantine Elks News, Feb. 27 Here we are at the end of February. We only have one month remaining in the lodge year 2014-2015. As we anxiously await the coming of spring, we are going to be rushing it in with the annual St. Patty's Day Parade and Party here Saturday, March 14. The signup board is posted in the lounge for marchers. ’Tis a grand day for the Irish and a load of fun.

Then as spring arrives we celebrate with the Mystery Dinner Theater Sunday, March 22. It will feature the Boredwalk Umpires versus the Adios Sapranos (did I get it right Ed?). The signup board will go up after the Patty's Day celebration.

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‘Folkie’s have an outlet in Brigantine

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 27, 2015 02:00 pm

A group of acoustic musicians from the Atlantic County area have been enjoying folk music at the Brigantine Community Center for the past two years.  Started by local musician Bob Galbraith, the group consists of 12 to 20 musicians along with people who come to sing along or just listen. 

As Galbraith puts it, "I wanted an outlet for all the folkies who have a guitar or banjo under their bed and give them a reason to pull it out once again."

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Sunday morning with the Knights

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Written by Keri O’Connor Friday, February 27, 2015 01:52 pm

The Knights of Columbus know that it takes a lot of helpers to cook up and serve pancake breakfast. The Knights of Columbus know that it takes a lot of helpers to cook up and serve pancake breakfast. The Knights of Columbus held a pancake breakfast Sunday, Feb. 22, at the St. Phillips Hall.

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Sports Scrapbook: Vikings edge spirit

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 27, 2015 01:36 pm

Sports Scrapbook: Vikings edge spirit Sports Scrapbook: Vikings edge spirit Vikings edge spirit for division title

As Yogi Berra would say, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” The Atlantic City boys varsity basketball team pulled off its third straight win over Spirit, 54-53, before a sellout crowd. Trailing by four with less than a minute to play, Lamar Thomas hit a 3-pointer, then stole the ball and fed it to Jamir Prevard, who canned the game-winning lay-up. In this season’s first game between Holy Spirit and Atlantic City, the Spartans surrendered a six-point lead before losing in the game’s final minute. 

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