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Garden Club News – Can you find this garden memorial?

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Written by Phyllis Glomb Thursday, July 03, 2014 02:00 pm

Look for this plaque somewhere in a Brigantine garden and be the first to submit its location to Phyllis Glomb for a mention in next week's column. Look for this plaque somewhere in a Brigantine garden and be the first to submit its location to Phyllis Glomb for a mention in next week's column.

John and Mary Ceresani were founding members of the Brigantine Garden Club. In appreciation for their hard work and service, a garden bed was dedicated in their honor. Do you know where it is located? (I never knew about it until I joined the group.)

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The Gold and Silver Mine – Amazing treasures are still out there to be found

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Written by Douglas Keefe Thursday, July 03, 2014 12:45 pm

Coins Coins

I recently wrote about two major coin finds that have been in the news, the first being the gold hoard found in California, the 1400 gold coins dating from 1854 to 1894, and the second being the 30 tons of coins just purchased by a New York auction house.

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Island prepares for ninth annual Surf Jam

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Written by Brian Husta Thursday, July 03, 2014 11:21 am

Last year's Surf Jam volunteers assemble on the Brigantine beach. Photo submitted by Tim Daley. Last year's Surf Jam volunteers assemble on the Brigantine beach. Photo submitted by Tim Daley.

The Brigantine Surf Jam contest is just a month away, and islanders are looking forward to the competition, which highlights the unique and historically rich Brigantine surfing culture and lifestyle.

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Council confirms Reed as police chief, Weidner as fire chief

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, July 03, 2014 10:21 am

City of Brigantine City of Brigantine

City Council’s special morning meeting Wednesday, June 25 resulted in council approving the city manager to enter into contracts with Lt. Tim Reed as the new police chief and Capt. Alan Weidner as the new fire chief.

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Brigantine native to compete in Miss America Pageant

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, July 03, 2014 09:00 am

Brittany Lewis of Wilmington, Del., originally of Brigantine, is crowned Miss Delaware. Brittany Lewis of Wilmington, Del., originally of Brigantine, is crowned Miss Delaware.

Brigantine’s own Brittany Lewis, the daughter of notable chef Willie Lewis and his wife Brenda, a retired medical administrator, was named Miss Delaware on June 26. She will go on to compete in the Miss America pageant in September in Atlantic City.

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St. Thomas Parish News: Summer mass schedule

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Written by Lynne Flanagan Saturday, June 28, 2014 09:00 am

St. Thomas St. Thomas

The following schedule will be in effect for the summer, beginning Sunday, July 6 and ending Sunday, Aug. 31:

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Brigantine Garden Club - Secret Garden Tour Saturday

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Written by Phyllis Glomb Friday, June 27, 2014 10:00 am

 

Garden Club Garden Club

Come one, come all! The Secret Garden Tour is open to everyone and it will be held Saturday, June 28. There are seven magnificent gardens on display for your botanical pleasure. 

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City receives $340K grant for post-Sandy planning assistance

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, June 26, 2014 05:47 pm

 

New Jersey New Jersey

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announced last week that Brigantine was one of two New Jersey Municipalities to receive initial funding in a Post-Sandy Planning Assistance Grant.

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Council, firefighter union agree to lower starting salaries

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, June 26, 2014 05:15 pm

City of Brigantine City of Brigantine

Brigantine City Council held their second Saturday morning meeting of the year starting with an executive session.

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Coupon box return was a miracle

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Written by Marcia Kessler Thursday, June 26, 2014 05:11 pm

Letter to the editor Letter to the editor

To the editor:

Last week my precious coupon box fell off the back of my husband’s pickup truck on Brigantine Boulevard, where it had accidentally been left after a trip to the Acme.

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