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5K run, 1-mile walk benefits MMSC, Beacon Animal Rescue

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Written by BRIAN HUSTA Monday, April 28, 2014 01:29 pm

The second annual Marine Mammal Stranding Center 5K ‘Run for the Animals,’ plus a 1-mile dog walk on the beach and dog parade will be held Saturday, May 3. All proceeds from this run will help the Marine Mammal Stranding Center care for the many sick and injured seals and mammals that are rescued all along the coastlines of New Jersey throughout the year.

Runners can register for the 5K at www.raceit.com. The registration fee is $28, which includes a MMSC T-shirt. Participants are asked to check in 7-8:45 a.m. at Laguna Grill, located at 1400 Ocean Ave. The run begins at 9 a.m.

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Koch wins puppy naming contest

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 28, 2014 01:14 pm

Koch wins puppy naming contest Koch wins puppy naming contest BRIGANTINE - The Brigantine Lions Club Name the Seeing Eye Dog Puppy contest was won by Abby Koch.  She received a trophy from Lion President Steve Satz and Lion Secretary Carole Mooney and will be invited, along with her family, to a Lions Club Dinner Meeting where she will receive a check for $200 for the winning entry of Breezy.

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City manager ought to know captains better

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Written by Opinion Monday, April 28, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

Recently the Democratic Club published an ad saying that taxpayers need chiefs "who will work with a city manager" and the city manager "will be forced to appoint chiefs who are not willing to work with her." What is this being based on?

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Golf course owes far more than stated

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Written by Opinion Monday, April 28, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

The April 18 letter “Taxpayers bear cost of golf course deficit” incorrectly stated the amount included in the upcoming budget for the golf course deficit as being $250,000.

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Don’t attack city manager for doing her job

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Written by Opinion Monday, April 28, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

The interim public safety director (PSD) was hired by the city manager at a point when there were no chiefs heading the police, fire, and beach patrol departments. She needed someone she could rely on to oversee these departments until she could appoint chiefs.

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Public safety director is an option the city needs

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Written by Opinion Monday, April 28, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

Brigantine taxpayers will spend $25,000 for a special election May 13 to eliminate or keep the public safety director (PSD) position because of a small group who are trying to fool the taxpayers.

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Firefighters donate to cancer fund

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Written by Mike Lange Jr. Friday, April 18, 2014 11:00 am

The Brigantine Fire Department honors James Holl, son of the late Fire Chief Jim Holl, with a $350 donation to St. Baldrick's. The Brigantine Fire Department honors James Holl, son of the late Fire Chief Jim Holl, with a $350 donation to St. Baldrick's.

The Brigantine Fire Department honored James Holl, son of the late Fire Chief Jim Holl, with a $350 donation to St. Baldrick's.

 

Golf course RFP basics explained

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Written by Mike Lange Jr. Friday, April 18, 2014 10:00 am

Opinion Opinion  The Request for Proposal (RFP) is a prelude to a contract for goods and or services. The RFP presents preliminary requirements for the asset or commodity (in this case, The Links at Brigantine Beach), often through a bidding process by an agency or company interested in the procurement for potential services of our valuable asset.

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Brigantine’s 7-Eleven owner feels company is trying to force him out of business

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, April 17, 2014 08:00 pm

7-Eleven franchise owner Amid Haddad of Egg Harbor Township stands next to the NJ Lottery machine he says has been disabled by 7-Eleven, leaving him unable to sell tickets. 7-Eleven franchise owner Amid Haddad of Egg Harbor Township stands next to the NJ Lottery machine he says has been disabled by 7-Eleven, leaving him unable to sell tickets.  

Amid Haddad has worked with the 7-Eleven Corporation for more than 25 years starting in 1989. He bought the Brigantine franchise in October 2001, and has built a business from gross sales of $800,000 to a high of $1.2 million after three years.

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The Gold and Silver Mine – Making plans for your collection’s future

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Written by Douglas Keefe Thursday, April 17, 2014 07:00 pm

Gold and Silver Mine Gold and Silver Mine

This article is meant to be more serious and thought-provoking than others I’ve written, but based on my observations, I consider it important, especially if you have a collection of significant value. I call it “Who’s going to care for your collection when you’re gone?”

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