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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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Fall Striper Shoot Out

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Written by Keri O’Connor Wednesday, November 26, 2014 01:48 pm

Legion Riders of Somers Point Post 352 Don Landry and Gene Nace donated $2,500 to the Fisher House. Accepting the check was Mike and Nancy Muncer, Guy Wilkins and Commander Joe Handle. Legion Riders of Somers Point Post 352 Don Landry and Gene Nace donated $2,500 to the Fisher House. Accepting the check was Mike and Nancy Muncer, Guy Wilkins and Commander Joe Handle. Brigantine American Legion Post 396 held its inaugural Fall Striper Shoot Out Sunday, Nov. 23.

The event was sponsored by North Point, Bayside, Fish Finder, Jolly Roger and Deebold marinas.

There were 21 surf entries and 24 boat entries.

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Democrats donate toys, money to Toys for Tots

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 01:45 pm

Democrats donate toys, money to Toys for Tots Democrats donate toys, money to Toys for Tots At last Saturday's Democratic Club meeting, members donated toys and money to Toys for Tots. Thanks to co-coordinators Ron Powell and Paul Robinson from Toys for Tots for their dedication to such a worthy cause.

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Brigantine 4WD permits and gift certificates available soon

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 01:21 pm

Brigantine begins the summer of 2015 on Monday, Dec. 8 by offering four-wheel drive permits and gift certificates at a discounted rate. Permits and gift certificates are available 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday at the Brigantine Beach Community Center, 265 42nd St.

Regular four-wheel drive permits cost $160 and $80 for those older than 60.

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BB Lighthouse Players host auditions for “Rumors” by Neil Simon

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 01:19 pm

All you frustrated Hollywood movie stars and New York theater actors, take note, BB Lighthouse Players is holding auditions for its production of "Rumors" by Neil Simon from 1-6 p.m., Dec. 6 at the Community Center.

The group needs five female and five male actors and a variety of techies, stage hands, volunteers of all kinds to help with ticket sales, promotions, prompters, costumes, makeup,  dressers, hair stylists and set builders.

Rehearsals are three times a week beginning in January.

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Absecon Lighthouse hosts plaid party, ugly holiday sweater contest

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 01:03 pm

Got plaid?  Do you have an about an outstandingly ugly holiday sweater?  Well, it is appreciated at the Absecon Lighthouse.  Light up the holidays 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6. and celebrate the season, wearing holiday plaids and ugly holiday sweaters. Rock around the tree along with DJ tunes - dance and sing to carols of the season, get some holiday shopping done in the gift shop, sip some holiday cheer of wine and beer, and enjoy light refreshments from award-winning restaurant Tony Boloney's.

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Workers already busy collecting Toys for Tots

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Written by Michael Feely Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:57 pm

Workers already busy collecting Toys for Tots Workers already busy collecting Toys for Tots BRIGANTINE­–The Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program, in partnership with Brigantine’s True Spirit Coalition, is collecting toys for families that have been hit hard by Sandy, the economy and the recent impact of four (and maybe five) casinos closing.

Requests for assistance are increasing, and the program needs additional support, according to organizers.

Last year the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots program distributed more than 42,000 toys to more than 8,000 children in Atlantic County. 

“This year, with our present depressed economy, the need is greater,” Ron Powell said.

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FEMA clarifies ‘substantial damage’ with regard to ICC benefit

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Written by Michael Feely Wednesday, November 26, 2014 09:57 am

BRIGANTINE- Alex Hersonski, an attorney with South Jersey Legal Services in Atlantic City, attempted this week to clarify details of a Federal Emergency Management Agency bulletin dealing with whether a Hurricane Sandy claim meets the “substantial damage” requirement for homeowners filing for Increased Cost of Compliance benefits.

“There is a recent FEMA bulletin (W-14056) that permits Sandy homeowners to use a town's estimate of the home's market value and then submit that to the … insurer in order to determine if the property meets the substantial damage requirement,” Hersonski said.

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