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Brigantine’s North School staff takes 30-day exercise challenge

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Written by Michael Feely Friday, February 13, 2015 09:14 am

Brigantine’s North School staff takes 30-day exercise challenge Brigantine’s North School staff takes 30-day exercise challenge BRIGANTINE­– The cold weather means that many people are staying warm inside and cuddling up with some comfort food until spring brings the warm sun. However, the teachers and staff at Brigantine North School are taking a different approach by participating in a 30-day exercise challenge.

“The entire faculty and staff are keeping track of their exercises for each day,” teacher Nancy Doran said in an email to The Beachcomber. “Some of the students have jumped on board and are bringing (the challenge) home to their families.” 

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A banner night for the Brigantine Republican Club

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 13, 2015 08:00 am

A banner night for the Brigantine Republican Club A banner night for the Brigantine Republican Club At the Brigantine Republican Club meeting Tuesday, Feb. 10 at the Community Center, 1st Ward Councilwoman Karen Bew, Mayor Phil Guenther and Councilman Andy Simpson present Councilman Vince Sera with a memento – a campaign banner from his first election victory, signed by club members. 

   

Local dog to show at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 13, 2015 07:02 am

Submitted/ Local dog to show at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Submitted/ Local dog to show at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Brigantine is home to a third-generation American Kennel Club conformation champion. Sandy and Walter Wytoshek announced that their English springer spaniel Rover earned the champion title in November. 

“Rover,” Ch. Full Moon N’ Twin Oaks the Eagle Has Landed, will be competing next week at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City.

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Brigantine Elks news: Elks Lodge has event-full schedule

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 13, 2015 12:00 am

Brigantine Elks news: Elks Lodge has event-full schedule Brigantine Elks news: Elks Lodge has event-full schedule Shucks. My crystal ball is offline. Since this column's deadline is prior to the nomination of officers, you will have to wait a week for the names of the nominees or check our website. 

That being the case, let's check the second half of this month and then check out March's schedule of events. Tomorrow, Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, is Monte Carlo Night at the Lodge. Treat your sweetheart to a nice dinner and then try your chances at the games. Good luck!

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Crossroads to hold Fat Tuesday Spaghetti Dinner

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 13, 2015 12:00 am

Crossroads Youth Group will hold its annual spaghetti dinner 5-7 p.m. on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Community Presbyterian Church. Come and enjoy delicious homemade spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread, dessert and beverage.

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Zumba master class offered at Community Center

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 13, 2015 12:00 am

Zumba instructor Victor Cruz will be flying in from Puerto Rico Sunday, March 1 to lead a Zumba master class with a lineup of instructors from Allentown and Juan Carlos Medina from the Brigantine Fitness Center, which is hosting the event. 

The proceeds benefit Laynee Ayala, a 5-year-old who has mitochondrial disease, and her family to help with her medical needs. Laynee will be at the event, so you will get to meet this little ray of sunshine who is very sick.

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St. Thomas Parish News Feb. 13

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 13, 2015 12:00 am

World Marriage Month

To honor the sacrament of matrimony there will be a renewal of vows and a special blessing for all couples on February 14 and 15 at each mass.  Stop and check out the wonderful display of wedding photos on the window sills of the church, they are a testament to the vitality and longevity of our parishioners.

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Letter: 3 major issues for council to address

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Written by Opinion Thursday, February 12, 2015 12:00 am

Letter: 3 major issues for council to address Letter: 3 major issues for council to address To the editor:

We made these comments to City Council at its Feb. 4 meeting. Because the following issues are important ones for all taxpayers, many of whom did not attend or watch the meeting, we publish them here.

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The Gold and Silver Mine: Approach investment in gold or silver market with caution

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Written by Douglas Keefe Sunday, February 08, 2015 11:00 am

The Gold and Silver Mine: Approach investment in gold or silver market with caution The Gold and Silver Mine: Approach investment in gold or silver market with caution There’s a saying that history repeats its self. And I guess when it comes to investing in gold and precious metals, that saying holds true.

Back in 1980 the world was a much different place. Interest rates were at 18 percent, we had lived through a disruption in foreign oil supplies and an Arab oil embargo, and the sheiks with their oil money were buying all the gold they could get.

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Absecon Lighthouse to host Valentine’s Day vow renewal

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, February 08, 2015 12:00 am

absecon lighthouse Absecon Lighthouse will host “An Evening of Romance and Renewal” for Valentine's Day 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14.

Couples can take part in a group vow renewal ceremony by a non-denominational minister in the Keeper's Cottage, followed by a champagne toast and romantic dancing to the tunes of PJ the DJ. 

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