Brigantine Beachcomber

Brigantine students could be doing better academically

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Written by Opinion Thursday, February 13, 2014 01:00 am

letter To the editor:

In response to Veronica McEvoy’s letter printed last week in The Beachcomber News, I disagree that the Brigantine Taxpayers Association is playing politics with our students’ lives.

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Wilkins’ columns ignore liberal scandals

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Written by Opinion Thursday, February 13, 2014 01:00 am

letter To the editor: 

Isn’t it about time we have a columnist in The Beachcomber News other than ultra-liberal Joe Wilkins?  As usual, his subject matter is slamming conservatives; this week it was Gov. Christie.

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Brigantine Police blotter – Single warrant arrest

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Written by Lt. Jim Bennett Friday, February 07, 2014 10:00 am

Police Blotter Police Blotter

For the week ending Feb. 5, the Brigantine Police Department responded to 310 calls for service, including 35 motor vehicle stops, three accidents and six domestic disputes.

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When money is tight, you can’t get everything you want

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Written by John T. Heil Thursday, February 06, 2014 07:30 pm

  Letter to the editor Letter to the editor

To the editor:

I would like to thank all the Democrats on Council for doing a great job. Since they have been in office, they have worked hard to save the taxpayers money.

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Infrastructure projects get engineering OK

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, February 06, 2014 06:52 pm

City of Brigantine City of Brigantine

City council approved eight out of nine proposed engineering projects at its meeting Feb. 5, laying the groundwork for major infrastructure repair that could begin as early as this fall.

The majority of the engineering costs will be covered by New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust funds: 18 percent grant, 57 percent interest-free loan and 25 percent loan at market interest.

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BTA is misrepresenting our schools

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Written by Veronica McEvoy Thursday, February 06, 2014 06:30 pm

Letter to the editor Letter to the editor

To the editor:

As a mother of six who presently has four children enrolled in the Brigantine School system, and as a Brigantine taxpayer, I was quite dismayed at the Brigantine Taxpayers Association’s advertisement in the Jan. 31 The Beachcomber News.

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Petition to oust public safety director awaits council’s vote

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, February 06, 2014 04:00 pm

Vote Vote

A petition to eliminate the position of public safety director, submitted last week by the group Concerned Citizens For Brigantine, has been certified by City Clerk Lynn Sweeney as having exceeded the number of signatures required to be considered for action.

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Brigantine Democratic Club celebrates Chinese New Year

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Written by Dr. Frank Kern Thursday, February 06, 2014 07:26 am

 From left to right are Council members Richard DeLucry, Tony Pullella, Frank Kern, Congressional candidate Bill Hughes, Lisa McClay, and Joe Picardi.

 From left to right are Council members Richard DeLucry, Tony Pullella, Frank Kern, Congressional candidate Bill Hughes, Lisa McClay, and Joe Picardi.

BRIGANTINE - The Democratic Club celebrated the Chinese New Year last Friday night at the Brigantine VFW with a meal catered by Best Food in Town. A large crowd joined in the good food and friendship.

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Sports Scrapbook, edition of Feb. 7

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Written by DON MARRANDINO Wednesday, February 05, 2014 09:20 pm

sports Cape-Atlantic conference turned upside down at the Battle of the Bay

Both Holy Spirit and Atlantic High appeared destined to battle each other for the conference title. Both favorites were stunned by Wildwood Catholic and St. Augustine Prep in true Battles of the Bay at Atlantic City High School.

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Trips from Brigantine CER: See ‘The Bridges of Madison County’

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 05, 2014 05:17 pm

A bus trip to see “The Bridges of Madison County” on Broadway is Wednesday, April 9. The trip is sponsored by the Brigantine CER. The cost is $105 for motor coach transportation and show ticket.  For reservations call the Brigantine CER at 609-264-7350.

A seven-day bus trip to Savannah and Charleston, sponsored by the Brigantine CER, is June 1-7. The cost is $975 per person based on double occupancy, $1,250 for singles and $905 per person for triples.  For reservations call the Brigantine CER at 609-264-7350. 

   

An Afternoon in Vienna

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Written by Keri O’Connor Monday, February 03, 2014 02:00 pm

  Violinists Madison Marcucci-Day, her sister Michal Marcucci, their father Richard Marcucci and mother Sandy Marcucci, President of the Philadelphia International Music Festival, with pianists Rachel Carr and Joseph Krup provided the entertainment for the event. Violinists Madison Marcucci-Day, her sister Michal Marcucci, their father Richard Marcucci and mother Sandy Marcucci, President of the Philadelphia International Music Festival, with pianists Rachel Carr and Joseph Krup provided the entertainment for the event. The Brigantine Beach Cultural Arts Commission presented “An Afternoon in Vienna,” sponsored by the Philadelphia International Music Festival at the home of Madeline Harvey on Sunday, Jan. 26. The event featured music selections from the classical, baroque and romantic periods of Vivaldi, Bach, Mozart, and Franck.

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Elementary student council prepares sandwiches for Sister Jean’s Kitchen

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 03, 2014 01:32 pm

 Elementary student council prepares sandwiches for Sister Jean’s Kitchen Elementary student council prepares sandwiches for Sister Jean’s Kitchen Submitted by Don Marrandino,
Principal

On Friday, Jan. 24, the third and fourth grade members of the Brigantine Elementary School Student Council devoted their time spreading peanut butter and jelly over bread that was sent to Sister Jean’s kitchen in Atlantic City to feed the needy. The children worked in three shifts before school, during lunch and after school. The finished sandwiches were then delivered to Sister Jean’s kitchen by Student Council advisor Marie Madamba. This service learning project is one of many activities that help teach children concern for others which is a major goal of the Brigantine Elementary School’s award winning character education program

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