Brigantine Beachcomber

Letter: Island moved in a positive direction under Mayor Guenther

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Written by Opinion Monday, September 15, 2014 09:00 am

Letter: Island moved in a positive direction under Mayor Guenther Letter: Island moved in a positive direction under Mayor Guenther To the editor:

After reading several articles in our local paper and viewing recent City Council meetings, I feel compelled to write to support Mayor Phil Guenther, Councilman Andy Simpson and our island’s population.
I was not born and raised here, but my family had a summer home for years until we were able to move here permanently. Like most people who spend their summers on our lovely island, we loved the feeling we had coming over the bridge and feeling that we were home.

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VFW news, Sept. 15, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 am

BRIGANTINE–Hello from base Camp V. Just a few items for this week’s news. Remember to come out to the VFW post on Friday nights to enjoy great food with family and friends. Now that football season has finally arrived, why not enjoy the NFL and college games at the post.

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The Gold and Silver Mine- Foreign bank notes remain a relatively inexpensive collectible

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Written by Douglas Keefe Sunday, September 14, 2014 11:00 am

The Gold and Silver Mine- Foreign bank notes remain a relatively inexpensive collectible The Gold and Silver Mine- Foreign bank notes remain a relatively inexpensive collectible Collecting foreign bank notes can be fun and interesting, with the expense being minimal. And with countries going through inflationary periods, obtaining high-denomination notes such as post-World War I Germany notes in the billions of marks or current Zimbabwe (formerly southern Rhodesia) 100 trillion dollar notes can make you feel rich. The best part is that many of these notes can be bought for less than a dollar.

Like stamps, a favorite way to collect foreign bank notes is by topic, such as collecting any picturing birds, fish or animals. And foreign bank notes are renowned for their artwork, which puts our currency to shame.

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Brigantine Garden Club news, week of Sept. 12

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 13, 2014 11:00 am

Submitted/Debbie Pucci of the Brigantine Garden Club congratulates Pastor William Vandergrift of St. Thomas Church and presents him with this week’s Blue Ribbon Property Award. Submitted/Debbie Pucci of the Brigantine Garden Club congratulates Pastor William Vandergrift of St. Thomas Church and presents him with this week’s Blue Ribbon Property Award. BRIGANTINE–This week's Blue Ribbon Award for businesses and nonprofit organizations goes to St. Thomas Church for the beautiful gardens surrounding the entire property. Even the back of the building is a sight to behold. Congratulations!

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CER photography students display talents

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 13, 2014 12:00 am

Keri O’Connor /Butch Sneade, “Lotus Blossom,” Kara Graybill, “The Jetty,” and Suzanne Sawyer, “Peace.” The work of Anna Maria Rongione, “Wet Your Whistle,” was held up by Sneade and Sawyer. Keri O’Connor /Butch Sneade, “Lotus Blossom,” Kara Graybill, “The Jetty,” and Suzanne Sawyer, “Peace.” The work of Anna Maria Rongione, “Wet Your Whistle,” was held up by Sneade and Sawyer. Students of the CER digital photography class taught by Beachcomber News staff photographer Keri O’Connor will display their photographs on the community center walls for visitors to enjoy.

 

Pathways Bible School kickoff

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 12, 2014 02:05 pm

BIRGANTINE–Grow, Proclaim, Serve!  Pathways Bible School at the Community Presbyterian Church invites children pre-K through eighth grade to Bible school Sunday, Sept. 14, as the church begins a new year filled with friendships and fun.

A registration breakfast is 8:30-9 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. A registration fee of $25 is recommended.

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Sports Scrapbook- Malvern wears down Spirit 40-14

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 12, 2014 01:58 pm

Sports Scrapbook- Malvern wears down Spirit 40-14 Sports Scrapbook- Malvern wears down Spirit 40-14 In the regionally televised Comcast Game of the Week, Philadelphia area power Malvern Prep broke a 14-14 second quarter tie to score 26 unanswered points and beat Holy Spirit 40-14. For two quarters, the Spartans stood toe-to-toe with Malvern before succumbing to a superior team.

Local Jack Cordivari scored Spirit’s first touchdown on a 27-yard pass from Andrew Light in the first quarter to make the score 7-6 Malvern. Light then scored a second touchdown and the extra point to knot the score at 14-14 with less than a minute left in the half.

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Brigantine Police Department news

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 12, 2014 01:21 pm

Brigantine Police Department news Brigantine Police Department news Sign up for Nixle to get the latest information
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New website

Please see the newly redesigned brigantinepolice.org website. Lt. Reed has done a major overhaul, and the redesigned site has a more user-friendly view, easier navigation and all the up-to-date information from the department.

4x4 permit required

It shall be unlawful to operate an automobile, truck, motorcycle or any other vehicle on the beaches within the city of Brigantine without the permits provided for in this article or in violation of any provision of this article. Permits must be affixed to the rearview mirror.

Trailer parking: Trailer parking has been extended to Dec. 1.

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Brigantine police blotter, period ending Sept. 10

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 12, 2014 01:17 pm

Brigantine police blotter Brigantine police blotter For the two-week period ending Sept. 10, the Brigantine Police Department responded to approximately 845 calls for service, including 128 motor vehicle stops with 30 summonses issued, 11 accidents and seven domestic disputes.

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Chamber of Commerce, Brigantine sponsor Eagles beach tailgate party

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Written by Michael Feely Friday, September 12, 2014 11:42 am

BRIGANTINE–Brigantine and the Chamber of Commerce are hosting a free Eagles Tailgate Party 11 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 21 on the beach in front of the Laguna Grill.

That’s the day the Eagles face division rival Washington at 1 p.m.

The Redskins squad features DeSean Jackson, a record-setting Pro Bowl wide receiver who signed with the team after the Eagles dropped him last season.

Jackson has been very outspoken about his release.

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