Brigantine Beachcomber

Faithful flock to beachfront blessing

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Written by Keri O’Connor Wednesday, August 27, 2014 01:48 pm

Rev. Alfred Mungujakisa and Deacon Lenny Long preside over the blessing ceremony. Rev. Alfred Mungujakisa and Deacon Lenny Long preside over the blessing ceremony. BRIGANTINE - St. Thomas Parish held its annual Blessing of the Sea ceremony Thursday, Aug. 15 at the Eighth Street beach.

 

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Beach Patrol race goes swimmingly

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Written by Keri O’Connor Wednesday, August 27, 2014 01:45 pm

The Boeheme brothers are the top three finishers in the quarter-mile swim. Robert, 13, took the win and was followed by Matt, 9, in second place and Joey, 11, in third. The Boeheme brothers are the top three finishers in the quarter-mile swim. Robert, 13, took the win and was followed by Matt, 9, in second place and Joey, 11, in third. BRIGANTINE - The 59th annual Brigantine City Beach Patrol Memorial Swim was held on Tuesday, Aug. 19. The race started at the yacht club and ended at the city dock. 

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Mayor speaks at festival

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 01:44 pm

Mayor Phil Guenther speaks as a guest of honor of the local Bangladeshi community at the annual Bangladeshi Festival at the Sandcastle Wednesday, Aug. 20. Mayor Phil Guenther speaks as a guest of honor of the local Bangladeshi community at the annual Bangladeshi Festival at the Sandcastle Wednesday, Aug. 20.  Mayor Phil Guenther speaks as a guest of honor of the local Bangladeshi community at the annual Bangladeshi Festival at the Sandcastle Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Submitted by Jim Mackey

 

Brigantine Aquatic Center gets new art

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 01:43 pm

Art students Meghan Bowersox and Sara Krebs stand in front of the Brigantine Aquatic Center, where they are in the process of recreating the logo art at the request of center owners Robin and Chuck Taylor. Bowersox, the project leader, is painting the lettering, and Krebs is in charge of the swimmer art. Art students Meghan Bowersox and Sara Krebs stand in front of the Brigantine Aquatic Center, where they are in the process of recreating the logo art at the request of center owners Robin and Chuck Taylor. Bowersox, the project leader, is painting the lettering, and Krebs is in charge of the swimmer art. BRIGANTINE -  Art students Meghan Bowersox and Sara Krebs stand in front of the Brigantine Aquatic Center, where they are in the process of recreating the logo art at the request of center owners Robin and Chuck Taylor. Bowersox, the project leader, is painting the lettering, and Krebs is in charge of the swimmer art.

Submitted by Ada L. Krebs

   

Air show dazzles crowd in A.C.

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Written by Jackie Fabel Wednesday, August 27, 2014 01:39 pm

The six WW 2 planes of the Geico Skytypers demonstrate group stunt flying The six WW 2 planes of the Geico Skytypers demonstrate group stunt flying  ATLANTIC CITY - Lady Luck showed us a perfect day for the air show in Atlantic City on Aug. 13.

The Atlantic City Air Show “Thunder over the Boardwalk” has always been the signature event for summer fun. It’s a day for families to come and enjoy a free happening for all ages.

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Fish Finder II wins ‘Best of Philly’

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 01:39 pm

BRIGANTINE - Local charter boat Fish Finder II, captained by Joe Fumo of Brigantine, has been awarded a 2014 “Best of Philly” award in parks and recreation by Philadelphia Magazine. The Fish Finder II was chosen from more than 1,000 party boats in the Philadelphia area.

“I believe we received the award because of the clean and safe operation we provide, with a great fully licensed staff who are people friendly and willing to go the extra mile,” Fumo said.

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Garden Club News - Aug. 22 edition

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Written by Phyllis Glomb Wednesday, August 27, 2014 01:37 pm

Photo by Gina Bergin/Congratulations to Steve Matthew and Robert Kaleck, owners of Richman's Ice Cream Company, on winning this week's Blue Ribbon Property Award for businesses and non-profit organizations. The award was presented by Kathy Skimmons to two of the workers. Photo by Gina Bergin/Congratulations to Steve Matthew and Robert Kaleck, owners of Richman's Ice Cream Company, on winning this week's Blue Ribbon Property Award for businesses and non-profit organizations. The award was presented by Kathy Skimmons to two of the workers. BRIGANTINE - Thank you to our friend across the street from the sea wall who chased away kids who were vandalizing the flower pots. We appreciate your efforts, which probably prevented a lot more damage. Kids, if you get caught, we will press charges. Be warned! If you find it that much fun to pull out plants, we will introduce you to some weeds and you can go to it.

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Prayer breakfast tickets available

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 01:36 pm

BRIGANTINE - Tickets for the fourth annual Brigantine Community Prayer Breakfast, scheduled for 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, are now available for purchase. The breakfast will be held at St. Philip Hall of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Seventh and Brigantine avenues. Tickets are $20 and include a buffet.

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Scrapbook Memories

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 01:35 pm

500 BC-The Chinese invented the game of football, according to one historian.

1957-Nat Parker became the first four-letter athlete in Atlantic City High School history.

1965- Holy Spirit Principal Father Glendon Robertson and Dr. John Holland shared a dream of starting South Jersey first scholastic crew team. The dream became a reality when Father Glen (Brigantine) named Stan Bergman as the coach to start Holy Spirit program.

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Political candidates support flea market

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:00 am

Mayoral candidate Lisa McClay talks with shoppers Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Brigantine Historical Society Flea Market. Mayoral candidate Lisa McClay talks with shoppers Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Brigantine Historical Society Flea Market. Mayoral candidate Lisa McClay talks with shoppers Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Brigantine Historical Society Flea Market. 

   

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