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Brigantine Presbyterian Church’s Halloween Hayride

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Written by Keri O’Connor Friday, October 31, 2014 03:56 am

The Brigantine Presbyterian Church’s Halloween Hayride was held on Sunday, Oct. 25 where members of the Junior and Senior Crossroads Youth Group entertained the hayriders with skits from popular children’s movies.

By Keri O’Connor, Staff Photographer

“The Incredibles” “The Incredibles”

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Halloween Costume Storytime

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 30, 2014 11:00 pm

The Brigantine branch of the Atlantic County Library System offered two sessions of Halloween Costume Storytime with Miss Bonnie on Friday, Oct. 24.

Submitted by Bev Bird, Community Relations Manager

The Wicked Witch, a.k.a. 4-year-old Anna Murray of Brigantine, shows off her ruby slippers. The Wicked Witch, a.k.a. 4-year-old Anna Murray of Brigantine, shows off her ruby slippers.

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Alekna Named November Artist of the Month

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 30, 2014 09:03 pm

BRIGANTINE - Emma Jewelry has been selected to display her custom jewelry this month at the Brigantine Community Center. Ethel Alekna has designed necklaces, bracelets, and earrings using different shapes and colors of pearls, crystals, and semi-precious stones, giving her style, different flavors for all occasions. She was selling her collection at the Brigantine’s Farmers Market this past summer.

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Car crashes into Brigantine library steps, driver arrested

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 30, 2014 03:09 pm

BRIGANTINE - The Brigantine Police Department received a call at approximately 1:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 from the fire department that they had a male who stated he had crashed his car into the steps of the library. The driver, Nicholas Dimario of Brigantine, was located at the fire department. His vehicle was located approximately two blocks away on West Beach Avenue. Dimario was given sobriety testing, which police said he failed. He was then placed under arrest and transported to the station for processing.

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Brigantine police blotter, week ending Oct. 29

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 30, 2014 02:50 pm

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For the week ending Oct. 29, the Brigantine Police Department responded to 315 calls for service including 30 motor vehicle stops with 10 summonses issued, 68 domestic disputes and three traffic accidents.

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Sports Scrapbook: six-man football

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 30, 2014 02:37 pm

sports Atlantic City Once had four high schools with athletic teams

In 1950 the population of Atlantic City was 61,000. It was truly the “Playground of the World.” The town was bustling with visitors during the summer months. Steel Pier was a huge attraction with the biggest names in entertainment drawing big crowds to the resort. There were at least eight movie theaters, many popular night clubs and famous restaurants such as Hackneys and Captain Starns.

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Brigantine Garden Club news, Weichert Realty earns praise for keeping Brigantine beautiful

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Written by Phyllis Glomb Thursday, October 30, 2014 02:23 pm

Photo by Gina Bergin / Congratulations to Paul S. Dzialo Sr. and Kim Woerner from Weichert Realty for receiving the Blue Ribbon Business Award for 2013 and 2014. Photo by Gina Bergin / Congratulations to Paul S. Dzialo Sr. and Kim Woerner from Weichert Realty for receiving the Blue Ribbon Business Award for 2013 and 2014. Continuing the Blue Ribbon Property Awards for last year's winners, Weichert Realty again gets praise for keeping Brigantine beautiful.  Nice job.

To continue with my history of the Brigantine Garden Club, in April, 1980, the club was started at a social function in the home of the Sibsons.  Elsie and Thomas Bradley, James and Lois Openshaw, Henry and Bertha Schwerdtle, Betty and Harry Sheets, and Le and Walter Sibson donated $10 per couple to get the club started. Betty Sheetz was the first president.

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Brigantine hosts scary movie

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Written by Keri O’Connor Thursday, October 30, 2014 02:07 pm

Brigantine’s Halloween Harvest Festival, hosted by the City of Brigantine, held a Movie in the Park(ing lot), showing “Hotel Transylvania,” Friday, Oct. 24.

By Keri O’Connor, Staff Photographer These boys got ‘front row’ seats for the movie. These boys got ‘front row’ seats for the movie.

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The Halloween parade and Block Party

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Written by Keri O’Connor Thursday, October 30, 2014 01:20 pm

Best friends Anna Murray, 4, and Addison Keena, 3, dressed up in their costumes as the Wicked Witch and Dorothy both wearing the “ruby slippers.” Best friends Anna Murray, 4, and Addison Keena, 3, dressed up in their costumes as the Wicked Witch and Dorothy both wearing the “ruby slippers.” By Keri O’Connor,
Staff Photographer

The Halloween parade and Block Party was held on Saturday, Oct. 25. 

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Letter: Candidates forum a success

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Written by Opinion Thursday, October 30, 2014 09:32 am

To the editor:

Sponsoring a candidates forum, as the Brigantine Taxpayers Association did Oct. 25 in the Community Center, works only if the electorate and the candidates are interested in participating in such an event.

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