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Letter: Toys for Tots needed more than ever

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, October 15, 2014 04:14 pm

To the editor:

In 1987 my oldest brother Michael passed away. To me, no one loved Christmas more than Michael. I made a commitment to honor Michael's memory by joining the Toys for Tots program, sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps.

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Legion tunes in to veterans radio

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, October 15, 2014 04:08 pm

legion "I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, heath, love and abundance. Then, when every doubt, anxiety, or fear try to call me, they will keep getting a busy signal and soon they will forget my number." - Edith Armstrong

Well I must say that is the best thing anyone wrote. Let’s try to keep it in our mind.

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Brigantine Elks news, Striper Tournament coming up

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, October 15, 2014 04:06 pm

  elks If you recall, last week's column was a snapshot of upcoming Lodge events from now to New Year's Eve.  Well, you can add another to your calendar.  Starting at midnight on Nov. 14 and running to weigh-in time on Sunday, Nov. 16 is the annual Striper Tournament (not stripper Harry).  It's a long story.

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Letter: Childhood friends enter Rams Hall of Fame

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, October 15, 2014 04:04 pm

To the editor:

Last Friday evening I was humbled and grateful like never before.  I could not have been happier to have been recognized, along with my friend since childhood, Tom Cohen, as the first inductees into the new Brigantine Rams Hall of Fame.  

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Letter: Democrats lack proper respect

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, October 15, 2014 04:02 pm

To the editor:

I feel that all elected officials should be held to the highest standard of professionalism and integrity, or they shouldn’t hold a seat on council.  I’ve attended many city council meetings, and over this past year, have been shocked, even embarrassed, by the low level of respect the Democrats have exhibited during these meetings… how they condescendingly attack our mayor and anyone else whose opinions disagree with theirs. They have double-talked their way through important issues, contradicted their views on particular subjects, and have blind-sided the public and other members of council with off-the-wall suggestions, such as the ‘gag order’ motion that doesn’t allow the public to discuss their questions with council, once the questions are asked.  They are attempting to tear down and destroy all that is good in our government and community.  

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Letter: Guenther and GOP made Brigantine a great community

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, October 15, 2014 04:00 pm

To the editor:

I am supporting the GOP ticket of Guenther, Simpson and Sera in the coming election for some of the following reasons. As a retired teacher for 33 years, I know the importance of having benefits and a pension. If I was hired back then with no health benefits or pension I wouldn't be able to live a decent retirement in Brigantine.

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VFW News, edition of Oct. 17, 2014

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, October 15, 2014 03:59 pm

vfw Hello from Base Camp V.  

We would like to thank all of those who took the time to donate during last Friday's Red Cross Blood Drive. The Gift of Life is one of the best donations a person can give. Also, the Ladies Auxiliary would like to thank all of those who attended last Sunday's pancake and sausage breakfast and donated can goods for the Atlantic City Food Bank.  Your support is greatly appreciated.

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An Attitude of Gratitude

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted by Sara Earle

All may attend the 2014 Brigantine Farmers Market Autumn Fest 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 18 at the corner of 15th and Revere streets in Hanneman Park.  Rain or shine, you will find lots of fall produce, crafts prepared food and much more for the whole family to enjoy.  Be sure to submit your best fall photo and your homemade scarecrows by 9 a.m. for judging and lots of great prizes.

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The Gold and Silver Mine- The merits of the American Numismatic Association

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 12, 2014 12:00 am

The Gold and Silver Mine- The merits of the American Numismatic Association The Gold and Silver Mine- The merits of the American Numismatic Association This is the time of the month I look forward to, when I receive my copy of The Numismatist, the monthly publication put out by The American Numismatic Association and mailed to members.

The ANA, of which I have been a member for many years, is dedicated to the education about and support of the hobby of collecting coins, currency, medals, tokens and other numismatic related items. The Numismatist was first published in 1888. The ANA was founded in 1891 and currently claims 28,000 members worldwide.

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Brigantine Sports Scrapbook: Spirit-Middle Scrapbook

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 11, 2014 12:00 am

Pictured are members of the Holy Spirit class of 1954 football team coached by Stan Marczyk and Lou Wagenheim-.Line (L to R front row) Jim Mc Gee, Ben Henderson, Joe Wilkins, Howard Vance, Mike Burns, Mike Cesario, and Don Marrandino. Backs-Joe Lombardy, John Schreiner, Frank Badwin, and Tom Bambrick. Pictured are members of the Holy Spirit class of 1954 football team coached by Stan Marczyk and Lou Wagenheim-.Line (L to R front row) Jim Mc Gee, Ben Henderson, Joe Wilkins, Howard Vance, Mike Burns, Mike Cesario, and Don Marrandino. Backs-Joe Lombardy, John Schreiner, Frank Badwin, and Tom Bambrick. Nick Cordivari’s 3 touchdowns lead Holy Spirit over Middle Twp. 35-7

Nick Cordivari scored two touchdowns on his first three carries to help Holy Spirit jump to a quick 14-0 first quarter lead over Middle Twp. The speedy 5’ 7” 170 pound senior running back then capped a great game with a 12-yard, fourth quarter scamper for his third touchdown to seal Spirit’s first win of the season with a 35-7 victory over the home team Panthers.

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