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Brigantine VFW News, edition of Dec. 5, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 04, 2014 12:00 am

Hello from base Camp V.

The Christmas trees were delivered Thursday and will be for sale Friday, Dec. 5, starting at 4 p.m. The early bird gets the best selection. Bring the entire family for a fun time selecting that special tree. Christmas trees will be for sale 4-10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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Brigantine Elks News, edition of Dec. 5

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 04, 2014 12:00 am

Brigantine Elks News, edition of Dec. 5 Brigantine Elks News, edition of Dec. 5 Wow, what a night! Dave Weiner and his committee really outdid themselves with this year's Comedy Night. A bountiful buffet was followed by three top-notch comedians headlined by "Big Daddy" Graham. My sides still ache from laughing. I can hardly wait for next year's event.

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Brigantine American Legion News, edition of Dec. 5

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 04, 2014 12:00 am

Brigantine American Legion News, edition of Dec. 5 Brigantine American Legion News, edition of Dec. 5 "Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bit of good put together that overwhelm the world."

-- Desmond Tury

How true that is. Did our Eagles fly – 33-10 over the Cowboys.

American Legion Post 396 had its Fall Striper Shootout; it was a great turnout. They had a banquet on Sunday, Nov. 23. Mike Muncer and Guy Wilkins were co-chairmen of the event. Great job.

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Brigantine Garden Club News, edition of Dec. 5

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 04, 2014 12:00 am

Brigantine Garden Club News, edition of Dec. 5 Brigantine Garden Club News, edition of Dec. 5 Hello, December – "a month of lights, snow, and feasts; time to make amends and tie loose ends; finish off what you started and hope your wishes come true." 

Another blast from the past: In March 1988, the Garden Club was selected as a semifinalist in the Take Pride in America program, a national public awareness initiative that was designed to "encourage and promote careful stewardship of our nation's natural resources."

Club officers traveled to Washington, D.C. On the White House lawn, they were presented with a national certificate for their contribution to our country.

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Exciting week for area anglers

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 28, 2014 02:00 pm

Quality time with their catch at Bayside. Quality time with their catch at Bayside. Cathy from Bayside reports quite an exciting week as the boaters were just crushing the stripers. It all happened just in time for the inaugural American Legion Fall Shoot Out Striper Tournament- which was a huge success, raising money for Fisher House.

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Brigantine American Legion News, Nov. 28

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 28, 2014 01:00 pm

Brigantine American Legion News, Nov. 28 Brigantine American Legion News, Nov. 28 "Love the people with whom fate brings you to gather, and do so with all your heart."

Unemployed veterans should call 609-813-3932 and ask to speak with your veteran representative or come in to the Pleasantville One Stop Career Center, 2 South Main St. in Pleasantville.

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Brigantine’s Green Team hosts second Beach Plum Planting for the dunes

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 28, 2014 12:00 am

The Green Team will host a native beach plum planting event and is looking for volunteers to help plant 100 beach plum seedlings at designated dune areas on from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 6. (Rain date is Sunday, Dec. 7 from 1-3 p.m.). Anyone interested is encouraged to come out and take part in the planting.

Volunteers will plant beach plum seedlings at dune areas where dune stabilization is needed most. The event will mark the second Green Team’s beach restoration and dune stabilization efforts at Brigantine’s popular beach.

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HSHS Upsets Holy Cross

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 28, 2014 12:00 am

Holy Spirit stuns Holy Cross 54-36 to reach State Championship
Holy Spirit will play in its fifth consecutive state championship in December after knocking off the No. 1 seed and unbeaten Holy Cross 54-36 Friday night in Delran.

Spirit quarterback Andrew Light scored three of his four touchdowns in the second half as Holy Spirit erased a 28-27 halftime deficit and a 36-33 third quarter hole, to put away the prohibitively favored Lancers by scoring three unanswered touchdowns to win 54-36. Light rushed for 162 yards. Light also passed for a touchdown hitting a wide open Jordan Taylor on a 33-yard TD connection.

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Liberty USO’s Operation Stocking Stuffer

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 28, 2014 12:00 am

Join Liberty USO and the Concerned Citizens for Brigantine to send cheer to our troops this holiday season.

Our goal is to collect: 200 packs of hot chocolate, 100 Granola bars, 100 hard can packages of 3-8 ounces, 100 small puzzle books, 100 packs of gum, 100 bags of trail mix or nuts, 100 packs of gum, 100 large candy canes, 100 bags of sunflower seeds, 200 Beef Jerky or Slim Jims and 200 packs of coffee or apple cider.

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Brigantine Garden Club news, Nov. 27

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 27, 2014 09:00 am

Happy Thanksgiving Happy Thanksgiving The Brigantine Garden Club’s article this week is written in the form of an ACROSTIC poem. You will notice that the first letter of each line spells out the word Thanksgiving.

Happy Thanksgiving.

I am…

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