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4 new CERT graduates in Brigantine

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Written by Michael Feely Friday, November 08, 2013 11:39 am

Michael Feely / From left are Brigantine Emergency Management Director Lt. Jim Bennett, Atlantic County Emergency Management Coordinator Don Weger, Brigantine's CERT graduate Andrea Solari and Atlantic County Emergency Management Coordinator Ed Conover. Michael Feely / From left are Brigantine Emergency Management Director Lt. Jim Bennett, Atlantic County Emergency Management Coordinator Don Weger, Brigantine's CERT graduate Andrea Solari and Atlantic County Emergency Management Coordinator Ed Conover.

BRIGANTINE - Brigantine residents Mark Coyne, Ed Irwin, Andrea Solari and Barbara Weiner recently graduated from the Atlantic County program for new Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members.

The CERT graduates spent six Saturdays completing a course which familiarized them with the volunteer program.

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Waiting for striper season to heat up

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 08, 2013 11:23 am

 Rob Rubino with a 25.2-pound, 36.5-inch stripper weighed in at North Point Marina. Rob Rubino with a 25.2-pound, 36.5-inch stripper weighed in at North Point Marina.

Cathy Crossland from Bayside Marina reports striper fishing has been kind of hit or miss lately but hopefully will turn on by the weekend. A nice blitz came through last week and then the Friday storm came through and dispersed them. We have had some beautiful days, maybe even too nice for fishing. Chuck and his son Christian hooked up with three nice stripers on spot in Little Panama.  

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Brigantine Elks – Get hooked on the Striper Classic

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Written by George Glomb Friday, November 08, 2013 10:00 am

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Last weekend was a busy one. Friday Food had a very good showing, on Saturday the Sons of Italy had their rigatoni dinner, and Sunday had a full bar for football. What a difference from a year ago. 

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Halloween at the library

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 08, 2013 01:00 am

 Craig Knudson, 7, of Brigantine is Capt. Rex from Star Wars during a visit to the Brigantine branch of the Atlantic County Library System located at 201 15th Street South, on Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31.  Craig Knudson, 7, of Brigantine is Capt. Rex from Star Wars during a visit to the Brigantine branch of the Atlantic County Library System located at 201 15th Street South, on Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31.

BRIGANTINE - Craig Knudson, 7, of Brigantine is Capt. Rex from Star Wars during a visit to the Brigantine branch of the Atlantic County Library System located at 201 15th Street South, on Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31. 

   

Base flood elevation will be 9 feet, not 10, after FEMA correction

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, November 07, 2013 07:42 pm

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A typographical error in FEMA flood maps that affected much of Brigantine has been corrected, after City Engineer Ed Stinson found the error and brought it to FEMA’s attention.

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Hey neighbor, I voted Tuesday

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Written by Jacqueline Fabel Thursday, November 07, 2013 07:40 pm

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To the editor:

It seems that a group called The Americans For Prosperity Foundation feels that my voting record should be of interest to my neighbors. They sent a mailing to my home regarding this information.

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Budget woes continue as council looks to new year

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, November 07, 2013 02:00 pm

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This week’s council meeting was a harbinger of financial challenges ahead as the city’s auditor, Michael Cesaro of Bowman & Company, gave the Mayor and the rest of council a bleak outlook for 2014.

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Sports Scrapbook – Holy Spirit remains No. 1 after forfeit by Lower Cape

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Written by Don Marrandino Saturday, November 02, 2013 10:00 am

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Holy Spirit improved to 6-0 as a result of a forfeit by Lower Cape May. The Spartans are ranked number 1 in South Jersey in every poll and are fourth and sixth in the state as ranked by the Star Ledger and Max Preps respectively. The lofty rankings are based on wins over state ranked number 10 St. Joe, number 19 Millville and number 21 Hammonton.

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The Gold and Silver Mine – Shady dealers and their tricks

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Written by Douglas Keefe Friday, November 01, 2013 11:30 am

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While reading some online articles related to coins and bullion, I ran across a summary of a presentation made by Patrick Heller, recipient of The American Numismatic Association 2012 Dealer of the Year Award. The topic he spoke on was ‘Dealers you may want to avoid.’ He touched on some things I’ve spoken about in the past, along with some other examples and practices I feel are worth sharing.

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Local couple gets surprise style boost

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Written by Michael Feely Friday, November 01, 2013 11:00 am

Marc Voci (right) and Jim DeMarco approach the Huffs’ house. Marc Voci (right) and Jim DeMarco approach the Huffs’ house.

Early Monday morning, an RV pulled onto Sheridan Boulevard in Brigantine with the intent of assisting one couple in achieving a sense of normalcy and recovery through the power of fashion.

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