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The Gold and Silver Mine – To grade or not to grade

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Written by Douglas Keefe Friday, August 08, 2014 11:00 am

Coins Coins

To grade or not to grade, that is the question, and by grading I mean submitting a coin to one of the several independent grading services. Because a coin’s value is directly related to its condition, knowing the grade of the coin can mean the difference of hundreds, even thousands of dollars.

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Come out of your shell at the Farmers Market

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Written by Sara Earle Friday, August 08, 2014 10:00 am

Farmers Market Farmers Market

Living on an island we see all kinds of great marine wildlife and find wonderful treasures on our beaches. This week we invite all shell collectors to bring us your finds for our contests and win some great prizes.

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Golf course is anything but financially sound

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Written by Gary Shea Friday, August 08, 2014 09:30 am

Letter Letter

To the editor:

Last week, local newspaper owner Emmett Turner wrote a front-page article which all but proclaimed that the financial situation with the golf course is fine and there is nothing to worry about.

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Many thanks to all who made golf tournament possible

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Written by Bob Riley Jr. Friday, August 08, 2014 09:00 am

Letter Letter

To the editor:

The Brigantine Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 2657 hosted the 23rd annual Burn Foundation Golf Tournament at the Brigantine Golf Links on July 31. One hundred and thirty-six golfers participated on a gorgeous afternoon at one of the region’s prized golf courses.

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Surf Jam takes advantage of big waves

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Written by Brian Husta Friday, August 08, 2014 08:30 am

Young surfers race for the sea to catch the best waves. Young surfers race for the sea to catch the best waves.

This year’s Surf Jam was held Tuesday, Aug. 5. Surf contests can be difficult when it comes to relying on the weather. However, this year, it was not an issue with a tropical system poised off our coast. The storm not only produced some perfect 3-5 foot waves throughout the day, it also brought out some of the best surfers from Brigantine.

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2014 Brigantine Surf Jam results

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 07, 2014 07:00 pm

The 2014 Brigantine Surf Jam was held Tuesday, Aug. 5. The winners of each division are as follows:

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Triathletes prevail through rain and wind

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, August 07, 2014 06:15 pm

Brigantine youths who took part in the triathlon smile despite the less-than-perfect weather. Brigantine youths who took part in the triathlon smile despite the less-than-perfect weather. BRIGANTINE - The 27th edition of the Brigantine Beach Sprint Triathlon was delayed for two hours due to torrential rains on Saturday, but 356 individual triathletes and 42 relay teams completed the race nevertheless.

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Young triathlon relay trio makes strong finish together

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, August 07, 2014 06:00 pm

 

From left are Brooke Sharp, Lauren Tate, and Masey Klemm. From left are Brooke Sharp, Lauren Tate, and Masey Klemm.

The relay competition for the Brigantine Triathlon has increased greatly over the last few years as athletes with different skill sets (swimmers, cyclists and swimmers) team together to complete the event.

This year the event had a relay team composed of three young girls from Brigantine’s North School: Lauren Tate, 9; Brooke Sharp, 10; and Masey Klemm, 9.

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Chief Reed sworn in, public comment rule amended and approved

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, August 07, 2014 05:37 pm

 

New Brigantine Police Chief Tim Reed with wife, Beth, and daughters Courtney, Abigail and Sarah. New Brigantine Police Chief Tim Reed with wife, Beth, and daughters Courtney, Abigail and Sarah.

BRIGANTINE - It was a busy City Council meeting as council debated ongoing issues dealing with the salary ordinance and the new meeting procedures for public comment.

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BrigStrong workshop this Saturday

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, August 07, 2014 04:00 pm

BrigStrong BrigStrong

Brigantine’s Long Term Recovery Group, BrigStrong, has scheduled the seventh in a series of post-Sandy recovery workshops for 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 at the Brigantine Beach Community Center.

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