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Brigantine weekly catch, Oct. 10

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 10, 2014 01:45 pm

Sean with a tog at Bayside marina. Sean with a tog at Bayside marina. Cathy from Bayside reports that the wind has been ridiculous, but hasn't stopped fishing especially in the back. The surf should calm down this weekend, so if you haven't already, stop in Bayside for your Atlantic County Derby permit and drive the front beach with a valid 4x4 pass. And while you are in here sign up for the Bayside Bounty for $5 surf or boat.

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Firefighters visit school for Fire Prevention Week

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Written by Keri O’Connor Friday, October 10, 2014 01:35 pm

Firefighters Bill Kuchisky and Bill Baldwin talk to the class and gave them a homework assignment: to test their smoke detectors. Firefighters Bill Kuchisky and Bill Baldwin talk to the class and gave them a homework assignment: to test their smoke detectors. In recognition of National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 5-11, members of the Brigantine Fire Department visited Brigantine Elementary School Tuesday, Oct. 7 to teach students about fire safety.

Students in Mrs. Miles’ second-grade class learned about the importance of fire safety and what to do in case of a fire in their home.

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Wine tasting event

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Written by Keri O’Connor Friday, October 10, 2014 01:11 pm

John Johnson, Councilman Andy Simpson, Tricia Cosgrove and Atlantic County Freeholder John Risley, Jr. John Johnson, Councilman Andy Simpson, Tricia Cosgrove and Atlantic County Freeholder John Risley, Jr. The Republican Club held a wine tasting event Friday, Oct.3 at the Brigantine Golf Links.

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Brigantine American Legion News, Oct. 10

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 10, 2014 11:25 am

Brigantine American Legion News, Oct. 10 Brigantine American Legion News, Oct. 10 "Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn."

 -- Harriet Stowe

Oh, yes! That was a nail biter the last part of the Eagles game. But they came through. Eagles 34, Rams 28, good to go.

Think of the tide, I think of striper. How about you? Now write this date on your calendar: Nov. 21, 22, 23. The American Legion will hold its inaugural striper tournament. It will be open to both boat and surf fisherman.

It is sponsored by North Point Marina, Bay Side Marina, Fishfinder Marina, Jolly Roger Marina and Deebold Marina. All proceeds benefit the Fisher House.

Registration is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the American Legion. Any questions, call the Legion at 609-266-9477 or stop by one of the marinas.

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Mogan named associate vice president for student affairs/dean of students at Boston College

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 10, 2014 09:46 am

Thomas A. Mogan, director of the Office of Student Development at Villanova University, has been appointed associate vice president for student affairs/dean of students at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

Mogan, the son of Marie and Jim Mogan of Brigantine, has 19 years of experience in the field.

He will assume his new role in January and oversee student conduct, emergency case management, student activity programming and outreach to students with disabilities.

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BrigStrong still strong 2 years after Sandy

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Written by MICHAEL FEELY Friday, October 10, 2014 04:00 am

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Last week the mayor and council honored the volunteer members of BrigStrong – the long term recovery group that has helped those who were impacted adversely by Superstorm Sandy.

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Brigantine Chamber sponsoring scarecrow contest as part of Halloween Harvest Weekend

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Written by ANGELA M. REYNOLDS Friday, October 10, 2014 12:00 am

BRIGANTINE – The Brigantine Chamber of Commerce will hold a Scarecrow Contest Saturday, Oct. 25 in front of City Hall as part of the city’s Halloween Harvest Festival Weekend.

Entry is free. Participants must preregister by filling out and entry form that can be found in local newspapers and either dropping the form off at the city manager’s office at City Hall or mailing it to the Brigantine Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 484, Brigantine, NJ 08203.

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Working smoke alarms save lives

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Written by BERNADETTE FULLER Thursday, October 09, 2014 09:02 pm

By BERNADETTE FULLER
Brigantine Fire Department 

The Brigantine Fire Department will be holding an open house 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 during Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 5-11, to promote the theme “Working smoke alarms save lives.”

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Brigantine police blotter, week ending Oct. 8

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 09, 2014 03:04 pm

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Brigantine Police Department news

Submitted by Lt. Jim Bennett

The Brigantine Police Department responded to approximately 340 calls for service in the week ending Oct. 8. Police made 58 motor vehicle stops, issued 12 summonses, and responded to seven domestic disputes and two traffic accidents.

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Letter: Election time brings out the worst in people

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Written by Opinion Thursday, October 09, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

 I moved to Brigantine in the early ’80s, bought my home in 1994 and am raising my four children here. I love Brigantine and know that I chose the best community to raise my family. Election time can bring out the worst in people.

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