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State grants 26 homeowners $30,000 grants to raise homes in Brigantine

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Friday, April 04, 2014 02:00 pm

TRENTON - The Christie administration today announced approval of the first Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) awards to assist homeowners with the cost of elevating their homes to protect against future flooding and storms. The Department of Environmental Protection approved grants for 26 properties in Brigantine.

New Jersey has committed $100 million in hazard mitigation funds provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to elevate approximately 2,700 primary residential structures in the nine counties deemed most impacted by Hurricane Sandy, including Atlantic, Cape May and Ocean counties.

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Governor’s representatives hear local issues about recovery

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Written by Keri O’Connor Friday, April 04, 2014 11:47 am

  Gov. Christie’s Mobile Cabinet Unit was at the Community Center Wednesday, April 2 to answer questions from residents and business owners who are still dealing with recovery from Superstorm Sandy. Gov. Christie’s Mobile Cabinet Unit was at the Community Center Wednesday, April 2 to answer questions from residents and business owners who are still dealing with recovery from Superstorm Sandy.

Gov. Christie’s Mobile Cabinet Unit was at the Brigantine Community Center Wednesday, April 2 to answer questions from residents and business owners who are still dealing with recovery from Superstorm Sandy.

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Tate wins Green Mustache Contest award

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Written by Don Marrandino Friday, April 04, 2014 11:00 am

Lauren Tate, a second-grader at Brigantine Elementary School, shows off her contest-winning green mustache. Lauren Tate, a second-grader at Brigantine Elementary School, shows off her contest-winning green mustache.

Lauren Tate, a second-grade student in Ms. Karsko’s class at Brigantine Elementary School, was named the winner of AtlantiCare Healthy Schools, Healthy Children’s Green Mustache Contest.

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Brigantine Police blotter – Man arrested for outstanding warrants

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Written by Lt. Jim Bennett Friday, April 04, 2014 10:00 am

Police Blotter Police Blotter For the week ending April 2, the Brigantine Police Department responded to approximately 285 calls for service, including 48 motor vehicle stops, five accidents and three domestic disputes.

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Sports Scrapbook – Honoring Jim Mogan for a lifetime of service

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Written by DON MARRANDINO Friday, April 04, 2014 12:00 am

sports  Mogan receives Marczyk award

Jim Mogan was honored before a very large turnout of family and friends at the Carriage House on Saturday night for a life of service to Holy Spirit High School.

Mogan retired recently as the President of the Stanley W. Marczyk Scholarship Foundation. In this capacity, he helped raise more than $120,000 in scholarship money to help deserving young men and women attend Holy Spirit High School.

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Brigantine is first in state to receive hazard mitigation funds

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, April 03, 2014 06:30 pm

 

New Jersey New Jersey

Mayor Philip Guenther received a letter this week confirming that Brigantine is the first municipality in the state to be awarded Department of Environmental Protection Hazard Mitigation Funds for local homeowners.

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Blankets for Brigantine distribution center closing

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Written by Linda Nese Thursday, April 03, 2014 06:00 pm

Blankets for Brigantine Blankets for Brigantine

The Blankets for Brigantine distribution center located on Harbor Beach Boulevard will be closing Saturday, April 5.

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Brigantine teachers go above and beyond

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Written by Donna Andros Thursday, April 03, 2014 05:30 pm

Letter to the editor Letter to the editor

To the editor:

If you’ve been reading the local papers lately, you might think that the Brigantine Public Schools aren’t doing their job. I beg to differ.

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NJ Assembly committee passes beach no-smoking law

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, April 03, 2014 05:25 pm

No smoking beach No smoking beach

Secondhand smoke and beach litter were key issues when the state Assembly committee on Tourism and Gaming passed a proposal last week to eliminate smoking at state public and municipal beaches as well as other recreational areas. The bill will now go to the full Assembly for a vote.

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Consolidating schools is elementary

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Written by Anne Phillips Thursday, April 03, 2014 05:20 pm

Letter to the editor Letter to the editor

To the editor:

We write to recommend the consolidation of the Brigantine school district’s two elementary schools into one such school within the same building. We believe that consolidation is warranted for the following reasons.

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