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St. Thomas Parish News March 6

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 06, 2015 03:03 pm

Confirmation

Confirmation is 5 p.m. Friday, March 13. Practice follows the 11 a.m. Mass Sunday, March 8 and will be held in the church. All confirmation candidates must attend practice.

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Having fun with Dr. Seuss

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 06, 2015 02:40 pm

Pictured are Kamila Murray, 3; Paul Gregory, 2; Joshua Romero, 3; Owen Kennedy, 2; all of Brigantine. Pictured are Kamila Murray, 3; Paul Gregory, 2; Joshua Romero, 3; Owen Kennedy, 2; all of Brigantine. At the Brigantine branch of the Atlantic County Library System during Story Time with Miss Bonnie on Friday, Feb. 27 youngsters sang "Happy Birthday" to Dr. Seuss while wearing their new "Cat in the Hat" toppers.

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Two days left to dine out during AC Restaurant Week

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 06, 2015 02:02 pm

A chef at the Capriccio booth prepares samples at the Atlantic City Restaurant Week preview Feb. 24 at The Claridge Hotel. A chef at the Capriccio booth prepares samples at the Atlantic City Restaurant Week preview Feb. 24 at The Claridge Hotel. There are two days left to take advantage of dining discounts offered during Atlantic City Restaurant Week, which runs through Saturday, March 7.

A restaurant preview held Feb. 24 at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City featured samples from many of the more than 70 restaurants participating.

About 300 people attended the preview, with the proceeds benefiting the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Southern Branch and the Academy of Culinary Arts of Atlantic Cape Community College.

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Sports doc speaks at Lions Club dinner

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 06, 2015 01:35 pm

Sports doc speaks at Lions Club dinner Sports doc speaks at Lions Club dinner Dr. Brian Sokalsky, director of Jersey Shore Sports Medicine in Ocean City, was the guest speaker at the Brigantine Lions Club dinner meeting Monday, March 2 at St. George's Pub. Sokalsky received an engraved paperweight in appreciation of his presentation.

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Brigantine Elks News, March 6

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 06, 2015 12:58 pm

Brigantine Elks News, March 6 Brigantine Elks News, March 6 Aye, 'tis just a wee tad o'er a week 'til the wearin' O' the Green. No matter your ancestry, next Saturday, March 14, everyone is Irish. In celebration we will be traveling to Atlantic City to march in the Saint Patrick's Day parade. The cost of $20 ($10 for kids) covers bus fare from the lodge to A.C. and back, the traditional ham and cabbage dinner, and your parade badge.

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A benefit with a beat

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Written by Keri O’Connor Friday, March 06, 2015 12:17 pm

The instructors share a moment with Lanynee Ayala, 5. The instructors share a moment with Lanynee Ayala, 5. A Zumba master class was held to benefit Laynee Ayala, 5, who has mitochondrial disease. Master Zumba instructor Victor Cruz flew in from Puerto Rico to join in the event with Zumba instructor Juan Carlos Medina.

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Brigantine preschool registration begins March 17

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 06, 2015 11:45 am

Brigantine preschool registration begins March 17 Brigantine preschool registration begins March 17 The Brigantine Public Schools offers a free, state-mandated preschool program to residents turning 4 on or before Oct. 1.

There will be 2.5-hour morning and afternoon session. Transportation will be provided to eligible addresses. Registration is 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 17 at the North Middle School Admissions Office for last names beginning with the letters A-M. A second registration session is 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 for last names beginning with N-Z. Additional registration sessions for all names will be held 9-11 a.m. on Thursday, March 19 and Friday, March 20.

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Brigantine Scrapbook-Spirit edges A.C.

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 06, 2015 11:07 am

Scrapbook-Spirit edges A.C. Scrapbook-Spirit edges A.C. Spirit edges Atlantic City

Holy Spirit barely withstood the patented last period pressure of the Vikings to capture an emotional 61-60 victory over Atlantic City in the best and most exciting rivalry in South Jersey.

Spirit’s seven-point lead dropped to one point in the final seconds when Viking Ryan Fader closed the gap on a 3-pointer.

Spirit went up by four with 21 second left.

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It’s Happening in Brigantine – Events beginning March 5

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 06, 2015 10:32 am

It’s Happening in Brigantine – Events beginning March 5 It’s Happening in Brigantine – Events beginning March 5 Greenhead Sprints Indoor Rowing Regatta

The Brigantine Rowing Club will sponsor its Greenhead Sprints Indoor Rowing Regatta 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at the North School. Athletes will row 2,000 meters on Concept II rowing machines, competing against others in the same age, gender, and weight categories. Age groups range from ages 7-8 to older than 70. Athletes must check in an hour before their race. The entry fee is $20. Register at www.regattacentral.com by March 4 under Greenhead Sprints. Call J.R. Henry at 609-457-9004 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for information.

Book discussions

The Brigantine branch of the Atlantic County Library will host a book discussion for adults 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 at the Brigantine Beach Community Center. For the titles being discussed, call the library branch at 609-266-0110.

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Brigantine City Council raises salary limits, considers beach ice cream sales

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Written by Michael Feely Friday, March 06, 2015 09:54 am

Brigantine City Council raises salary limits, considers beach ice cream sales Brigantine City Council raises salary limits, considers beach ice cream sales BRIGATINE– It was a long night for members of city council and the public in attendance as the meeting adjourned at 11:30 p.m. Longer, in fact, for council, as it had started 5 p.m. for an executive session until the general meeting started at 6 p.m.

The resolution regarding the request for proposal from Ron Jaworski Golf was the subject of more than four hours of debate (see companion article) before being voted down along party lines.

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