Brigantine Beachcomber

Nickell is VIP at Bucs game

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 18, 2014 10:00 am

Jake Nickell, 14, shows off the personalized and signed basketball he received. Jake Nickell, 14, shows off the personalized and signed basketball he received.

Jake Nickell, 14, played with the Brigantine North School Buccaneers team on Friday, Jan. 10 and left with a signed ball from the team and Coach John Booth. Jake has cerebral palsy and autism, and loves basketball.

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'Sandy Stories' debuts in Brigantine

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Written by Michael Feely Friday, January 17, 2014 04:29 pm

Head Librarian Beth Bliss, right, the leader in getting the “Sandy Stories” project produced, stands with Taylor Van Ness, who volunteered as an editor to the project. /Keri O’Connor photo Head Librarian Beth Bliss, right, the leader in getting the “Sandy Stories” project produced, stands with Taylor Van Ness, who volunteered as an editor to the project. /Keri O’Connor photo

More than 200 people attended the premiere of “Sandy Stories,” a video documentary recounting the memories of those impacted by Superstorm Sandy, which had its first public viewing Saturday, Jan. 11 at the Community Center.

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Brigantine Elks – Membership interviews, officer nominations ahead

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Written by George Glomb Friday, January 17, 2014 02:00 pm

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We're down to the nitty-gritty this Sunday with the conference championship games. The winners go to the Super Bowl and the losers go home. Be sure to catch all the action right here in your new post-Sandy member's lounge. The action starts at 3 p.m.

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Legislators seek delay to flood insurance rate hikes

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Written by Michael Feely Friday, January 17, 2014 01:31 pm

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Last year’s visit by Superstorm Sandy continues to impact homeowners, but future flood insurance premiums ensure that the impact will be felt for years to come. Prior to Sandy’s visit, the U.S. Congress passed the Biggert-Waters Act in 2012 which requires FEMA to raise rates for homeowners who have flood insurance in order to make the National Flood Insurance Program self-sufficient.

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Brigantine’s support has helped rugby team thrive

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Written by John Zimmerman Friday, January 17, 2014 01:00 pm

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To the editor:

With all of the successful sports teams and individual athletes that have come out of Brigantine over the years, how many of you remember that Brigantine used to have a rugby club? Probably not many of you. Although rugby is currently growing in popularity in the United States, back in 1992-93 rugby was only a small niche sport in Atlantic County.

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First responders saved my mother’s life

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Written by John Tefankjian Friday, January 17, 2014 12:00 pm

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To the editor:

I would like to thank Officers Feehan and O’Neill as well as the Fire and Rescue teams and the dispatcher that responded to my call for help around 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7.

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Club meeting was well attended

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Written by Jim Mackey Friday, January 17, 2014 11:56 am

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Thank you to all of the Brigantine Republicans that came out Tuesday to show support to our Club, and to our elected officials Mayor Guenther and Councilman Andy Simpson. It was standing room only, and that was due in part to your commitment and concern for our way of life here in Brigantine.

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Council passes salary ordinance, debates part-time firefighters

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, January 16, 2014 05:00 pm

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It was another marathon meeting for city council this past Wednesday evening. The meeting officially started at 5 p.m. (and hour earlier than normal) as council immediately adjourned to executive session to consider appointments to various positions as well as updates to the on-going city negotiations with its unions.

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The Gold and Silver Mine: Is the U.S. Postal Service getting into the lottery business?

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Written by Douglas Keefe Tuesday, January 14, 2014 12:27 pm

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Stamp collecting is the first serious hobby I embarked on, starting while in the fourth grade and continuing for many years after.

In fact when I opened my first stores, first here in Brigantine and later in the Shore Mall, the only items I dealt with were coins, stamps and metal detectors (hence the name Beachcomber).

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Brigantine Antlers deliver sweets, blankets to cancer patients

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, January 14, 2014 01:00 am

 Brigantine Antlers deliver sweets, blankets to cancer patients Brigantine Antlers deliver sweets, blankets to cancer patients

BRIGANTINE - Officers of the Brigantine Elks Antlers Lodge No. 23 deliver more than 50 blankets and 50 pounds of hard candy to the Nazha Cancer Center, collected during the group’s second annual throw blanket and hard candy drive. These items will be thoroughly enjoyed by the cancer patients at the center. Everyone was quite grateful for the donations. The Antlers wish to thank the community for their support again this year in the effort.

   

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