Brigantine Beachcomber

Letter: Pray for those lost in Har Nof synagogue attack and their loved ones

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Written by Opinion Thursday, December 04, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

Our Jewish heritage teaches us to turn things over again and again to understand them and to learn from them. In allowing time to collect my thoughts and to consider this violent attack on Har Nof synagogue that initially left me speechless, I find that I cannot escape the irreparable rending of the universal fabric of our collective spirituality. 

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Brigantine Cultural Arts presents December artist of the month

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 04, 2014 12:00 am

As the Christmas holiday season draws near, many are called to remember loved ones who had a great influence on our lives but who are no longer here to enjoy the fruits of their labors. One such special mom now has her three sons and daughters-in-law living here permanently on the island they have chosen to love for life, Brigantine. Craig and Johanne Milnes, Dave and Barbie Milnes, and Jim and Dee Milnes are honored to share with you a sampling of the loving artwork in several media created by their mother, Marion Fields Milnes Hess.

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Brigantine American Legion Striper Shootout results

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 04, 2014 12:00 am

Brigantine American Legion Post 396 held its inaugural Striper Tournament Friday through Sunday, Nov. 21-23. It was open to both surf and boat anglers. The tournament net proceeds of $2,300 will benefit Fisher House, which aids wounded military personnel and their families. Here are more of the winners.

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Exciting week for area anglers

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 28, 2014 02:00 pm

Quality time with their catch at Bayside. Quality time with their catch at Bayside. Cathy from Bayside reports quite an exciting week as the boaters were just crushing the stripers. It all happened just in time for the inaugural American Legion Fall Shoot Out Striper Tournament- which was a huge success, raising money for Fisher House.

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Brigantine’s Green Team hosts second Beach Plum Planting for the dunes

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 28, 2014 12:00 am

The Green Team will host a native beach plum planting event and is looking for volunteers to help plant 100 beach plum seedlings at designated dune areas on from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 6. (Rain date is Sunday, Dec. 7 from 1-3 p.m.). Anyone interested is encouraged to come out and take part in the planting.

Volunteers will plant beach plum seedlings at dune areas where dune stabilization is needed most. The event will mark the second Green Team’s beach restoration and dune stabilization efforts at Brigantine’s popular beach.

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HSHS Upsets Holy Cross

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 28, 2014 12:00 am

Holy Spirit stuns Holy Cross 54-36 to reach State Championship
Holy Spirit will play in its fifth consecutive state championship in December after knocking off the No. 1 seed and unbeaten Holy Cross 54-36 Friday night in Delran.

Spirit quarterback Andrew Light scored three of his four touchdowns in the second half as Holy Spirit erased a 28-27 halftime deficit and a 36-33 third quarter hole, to put away the prohibitively favored Lancers by scoring three unanswered touchdowns to win 54-36. Light rushed for 162 yards. Light also passed for a touchdown hitting a wide open Jordan Taylor on a 33-yard TD connection.

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Liberty USO’s Operation Stocking Stuffer

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 28, 2014 12:00 am

Join Liberty USO and the Concerned Citizens for Brigantine to send cheer to our troops this holiday season.

Our goal is to collect: 200 packs of hot chocolate, 100 Granola bars, 100 hard can packages of 3-8 ounces, 100 small puzzle books, 100 packs of gum, 100 bags of trail mix or nuts, 100 packs of gum, 100 large candy canes, 100 bags of sunflower seeds, 200 Beef Jerky or Slim Jims and 200 packs of coffee or apple cider.

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Fall Striper Shoot Out

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Written by Keri O’Connor Wednesday, November 26, 2014 01:48 pm

Legion Riders of Somers Point Post 352 Don Landry and Gene Nace donated $2,500 to the Fisher House. Accepting the check was Mike and Nancy Muncer, Guy Wilkins and Commander Joe Handle. Legion Riders of Somers Point Post 352 Don Landry and Gene Nace donated $2,500 to the Fisher House. Accepting the check was Mike and Nancy Muncer, Guy Wilkins and Commander Joe Handle. Brigantine American Legion Post 396 held its inaugural Fall Striper Shoot Out Sunday, Nov. 23.

The event was sponsored by North Point, Bayside, Fish Finder, Jolly Roger and Deebold marinas.

There were 21 surf entries and 24 boat entries.

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Democrats donate toys, money to Toys for Tots

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 01:45 pm

Democrats donate toys, money to Toys for Tots Democrats donate toys, money to Toys for Tots At last Saturday's Democratic Club meeting, members donated toys and money to Toys for Tots. Thanks to co-coordinators Ron Powell and Paul Robinson from Toys for Tots for their dedication to such a worthy cause.

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Brigantine 4WD permits and gift certificates available soon

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 01:21 pm

Brigantine begins the summer of 2015 on Monday, Dec. 8 by offering four-wheel drive permits and gift certificates at a discounted rate. Permits and gift certificates are available 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday at the Brigantine Beach Community Center, 265 42nd St.

Regular four-wheel drive permits cost $160 and $80 for those older than 60.

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