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An Attitude of Gratitude

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted by Sara Earle

All may attend the 2014 Brigantine Farmers Market Autumn Fest 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 18 at the corner of 15th and Revere streets in Hanneman Park.  Rain or shine, you will find lots of fall produce, crafts prepared food and much more for the whole family to enjoy.  Be sure to submit your best fall photo and your homemade scarecrows by 9 a.m. for judging and lots of great prizes.

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The Gold and Silver Mine- The merits of the American Numismatic Association

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 12, 2014 12:00 am

The Gold and Silver Mine- The merits of the American Numismatic Association The Gold and Silver Mine- The merits of the American Numismatic Association This is the time of the month I look forward to, when I receive my copy of The Numismatist, the monthly publication put out by The American Numismatic Association and mailed to members.

The ANA, of which I have been a member for many years, is dedicated to the education about and support of the hobby of collecting coins, currency, medals, tokens and other numismatic related items. The Numismatist was first published in 1888. The ANA was founded in 1891 and currently claims 28,000 members worldwide.

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Brigantine Sports Scrapbook: Spirit-Middle Scrapbook

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 11, 2014 12:00 am

Pictured are members of the Holy Spirit class of 1954 football team coached by Stan Marczyk and Lou Wagenheim-.Line (L to R front row) Jim Mc Gee, Ben Henderson, Joe Wilkins, Howard Vance, Mike Burns, Mike Cesario, and Don Marrandino. Backs-Joe Lombardy, John Schreiner, Frank Badwin, and Tom Bambrick. Pictured are members of the Holy Spirit class of 1954 football team coached by Stan Marczyk and Lou Wagenheim-.Line (L to R front row) Jim Mc Gee, Ben Henderson, Joe Wilkins, Howard Vance, Mike Burns, Mike Cesario, and Don Marrandino. Backs-Joe Lombardy, John Schreiner, Frank Badwin, and Tom Bambrick. Nick Cordivari’s 3 touchdowns lead Holy Spirit over Middle Twp. 35-7

Nick Cordivari scored two touchdowns on his first three carries to help Holy Spirit jump to a quick 14-0 first quarter lead over Middle Twp. The speedy 5’ 7” 170 pound senior running back then capped a great game with a 12-yard, fourth quarter scamper for his third touchdown to seal Spirit’s first win of the season with a 35-7 victory over the home team Panthers.

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Lions Club dinner meeting

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 10, 2014 02:13 pm

Lions Club dinner meeting Lions Club dinner meeting Lt. James Bennett of the Brigantine Police Department-Emergency Management was the guest speaker at the Brigantine Lions Club dinner meeting Monday, Oct. 6 at St. George's Pub.

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Brigantine weekly catch, Oct. 10

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 10, 2014 01:45 pm

Sean with a tog at Bayside marina. Sean with a tog at Bayside marina. Cathy from Bayside reports that the wind has been ridiculous, but hasn't stopped fishing especially in the back. The surf should calm down this weekend, so if you haven't already, stop in Bayside for your Atlantic County Derby permit and drive the front beach with a valid 4x4 pass. And while you are in here sign up for the Bayside Bounty for $5 surf or boat.

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Firefighters visit school for Fire Prevention Week

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Written by Keri O’Connor Friday, October 10, 2014 01:35 pm

Firefighters Bill Kuchisky and Bill Baldwin talk to the class and gave them a homework assignment: to test their smoke detectors. Firefighters Bill Kuchisky and Bill Baldwin talk to the class and gave them a homework assignment: to test their smoke detectors. In recognition of National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 5-11, members of the Brigantine Fire Department visited Brigantine Elementary School Tuesday, Oct. 7 to teach students about fire safety.

Students in Mrs. Miles’ second-grade class learned about the importance of fire safety and what to do in case of a fire in their home.

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Wine tasting event

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Written by Keri O’Connor Friday, October 10, 2014 01:11 pm

John Johnson, Councilman Andy Simpson, Tricia Cosgrove and Atlantic County Freeholder John Risley, Jr. John Johnson, Councilman Andy Simpson, Tricia Cosgrove and Atlantic County Freeholder John Risley, Jr. The Republican Club held a wine tasting event Friday, Oct.3 at the Brigantine Golf Links.

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Brigantine American Legion News, Oct. 10

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 10, 2014 11:25 am

Brigantine American Legion News, Oct. 10 Brigantine American Legion News, Oct. 10 "Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn."

 -- Harriet Stowe

Oh, yes! That was a nail biter the last part of the Eagles game. But they came through. Eagles 34, Rams 28, good to go.

Think of the tide, I think of striper. How about you? Now write this date on your calendar: Nov. 21, 22, 23. The American Legion will hold its inaugural striper tournament. It will be open to both boat and surf fisherman.

It is sponsored by North Point Marina, Bay Side Marina, Fishfinder Marina, Jolly Roger Marina and Deebold Marina. All proceeds benefit the Fisher House.

Registration is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the American Legion. Any questions, call the Legion at 609-266-9477 or stop by one of the marinas.

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Mogan named associate vice president for student affairs/dean of students at Boston College

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 10, 2014 09:46 am

Thomas A. Mogan, director of the Office of Student Development at Villanova University, has been appointed associate vice president for student affairs/dean of students at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

Mogan, the son of Marie and Jim Mogan of Brigantine, has 19 years of experience in the field.

He will assume his new role in January and oversee student conduct, emergency case management, student activity programming and outreach to students with disabilities.

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BrigStrong still strong 2 years after Sandy

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Written by MICHAEL FEELY Friday, October 10, 2014 04:00 am

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Last week the mayor and council honored the volunteer members of BrigStrong – the long term recovery group that has helped those who were impacted adversely by Superstorm Sandy.

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