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Sports Scrapbook: March 28, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 28, 2014 11:00 am

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Holy Spirit and St. Augustine win at Lake Lenape

The 2014 crew season officially began on a beautiful day at Lake Lenape. Holy Spirit boys varsity eight crew won its heat with Harrison Gargel, Jake Fable, Austin Theuret, Pat Shover, Brett Hanson, Steve Brown, Kris Walls, and coxswain Ave Mc Fadden.

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Letter: Union demands are too greedy

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Written by Jack Heil Friday, March 28, 2014 12:00 am

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To the editor:

Know why there were no firemen, policemen or Beach Patrol people at the budget meeting? Because ‘it’s all about me.’ They don’t care how much the taxpayers have to pay each year. They just want to get what they want for themselves.

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A look at Brigantine’s golf course – its history and possible future

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Written by Tony Pullella, Councilman at Large Friday, March 28, 2014 12:00 am

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The Brigantine golf course was established around 1927 and was owned privately until 2002. Under private ownership, the golf course paid real estate taxes that contributed to the city budget. The annual tax bill for the golf course prior to being purchased by the city was approximately $77,000.

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Brigantine delegates attend county Republican convention

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Written by Veronica McEvoy Friday, March 28, 2014 12:00 am

Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian joins members of the Brigantine delegation, including future Brigantine resident and U.S. Senate candidate Robert Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian joins members of the Brigantine delegation, including future Brigantine resident and U.S. Senate candidate Robert

Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian joins members of the Brigantine delegation, including future Brigantine resident and U.S. Senate candidate Robert "Turk" Turkavage, candidates for Brigantine Councilman-at-Large Vince Sera, Councilman Andy Simpson, Mayor Phil Guenther and Brigantine Republican Club President Jim Mackey at the Atlantic County Republican Convention held Monday, March 24 at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City.

   

Absecon Lighthouse announces spring break hours of operation

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Written by Jean Muchanic Thursday, March 27, 2014 12:00 am

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Looking for something fun and fit to do with the kids on Spring Break?  Absecon Lighthouse, normally closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, will be open daily from Thursday, April 10 through Monday, April 28 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The last climb is at 3:30 p.m. Normal business hours will resume on May 1, with the lighthouse being open Thursdays through Mondays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 

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Brigantine Yacht Club News, March 21, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, March 23, 2014 02:55 pm

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Anyone driving down Bayshore Avenue this winter has certainly seen the changes at 10th Street. Brigantine Yacht Club is rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy wiped out the underbelly of the club.

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Gandhi named to dean's list at MCPHS University

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, March 23, 2014 12:00 am

Award Award

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University is pleased to announce that Kelvin Gandhi has been named to the dean's list for the Fall 2013 semester.

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Brigantine Public Schools 2014-15 preschool registration begins April 8

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 22, 2014 05:00 am

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Brigantine Public Schools offers a free, state-mandated preschool program to all children in Brigantine who will be 4 years old on or before Oct. 1, 2014.

There will be a morning session and an afternoon session that will each run approximately two and a half hours. Transportation will be provided both to and from the school, if your address permits eligibility.

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Mental Health Association gets kudos for work

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Written by Michael Feely Saturday, March 22, 2014 12:00 am


 
Mayor Philip Guenther and City Council award the Atlantic County Mental Health Association/New Jersey Hope & Healing certificates of appreciation for their work post-Sandy for the residents of Brigantine.
 
From left are Mayor Phil Guenther, Megan Cusack, Meghan Gorecke, Jaime Angelini, Vicki Phillips and Jordan Brunette.
 Mayor Philip Guenther and City Council award the Atlantic County Mental Health Association/New Jersey Hope & Healing certificates of appreciation for their work post-Sandy for the residents of Brigantine. From left are Mayor Phil Guenther, Megan Cusack, Meghan Gorecke, Jaime Angelini, Vicki Phillips and Jordan Brunette.  BRIGANTINE - Mayor Philip Guenther and City Council award the Atlantic County Mental Health Association/New Jersey Hope & Healing certificates of appreciation for their work post-Sandy for the residents of Brigantine.

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Tournament hat trick for A.C. Sharks bantams

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 21, 2014 07:39 pm

A.C. Sharks defenseman D.J. Haney moves to the boards to send a pass to right wing Christian Raymond. Both players are Brigantine North School eighth-graders.    A.C. Sharks defenseman D.J. Haney moves to the boards to send a pass to right wing Christian Raymond. Both players are Brigantine North School eighth-graders.

The Atlantic City Sharks bantam ice hockey team finished the 2013-14 season by winning three consecutive championships.

The group competed in the annual Hershey Jr. Bears St. Patrick's Day Tournament last weekend. Ninety-five teams entered the tournament which was played at the Hershey Park Arena, home of the AHL Hershey Bears, along with other area rinks. The Sharks’ bantam bracket consisted of 11 teams from the Middle Atlantic States.

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The Gold and Silver Mine – Rare stamp expected to auction for millions

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Written by Douglas Keefe Friday, March 21, 2014 06:12 pm

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Once again this week’s topic will deviate toward stamps, something I’ve said I will do from time to time when something is about to occur that I feel will be of interest to our readers.

This event is the planned auction of what is probably the rarest collectible by weight: a postage stamp known as the 1-cent Magenta. The estimated bid this stamp will receive is somewhere between $10 to $20 million (talk about a range of estimate!).

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Voters’ questions about registration answered

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Written by Michael Feely Friday, March 21, 2014 05:44 pm

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Last week The Beachcomber News reported that the city will hold a special election in order for residents of Brigantine to vote for or against the city having a Public Safety Director.

This has caused some confusion with voters.

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