Brigantine Beachcomber

Why does a grassroots campaign need outsiders?

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Written by Anne Phillips Tuesday, August 27, 2013 04:00 pm

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To the editor:

I had the impression that the Change–the –Government campaign is a grass-roots effort with local, committed residents going door-to-door for signatures.

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Hit or miss fishing on the Fish Finder II

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Written by Capt. Joe Fumo and Cathy Crossland Tuesday, August 27, 2013 02:00 pm

Bob Cunius with his 3.11-pound, 22-inch flounder brought in to North Point Marina. Bob Cunius with his 3.11-pound, 22-inch flounder brought in to North Point Marina.

Capt. Joe Fumo reported that this past week on the Fish Finder II they had some of his best and worst days.

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Brigantine Police Blotter – Shoplifting, assault arrests

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Written by Lt. Jim Bennett Monday, August 26, 2013 09:00 am

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All persons listed are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

For the week ending Aug. 21, the Brigantine Police Department responded to approximately 680 calls for service, including 280 motor vehicle stops (with 33 summonses issued), seven domestic disputes, and four accidents.

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BWGA awards President's Cup to Helen Monk

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Written by Anita Laielli Sunday, August 25, 2013 01:00 pm

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The Brigantine Women’s Golf Association recently held its President’s Cup Tournament. In first place and winner of the cup was Helen Monk with a net score of 71.

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CER tennis tournament results

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Written by Jim Mogan Sunday, August 25, 2013 12:00 pm

Tennis Tennis

The 2013 Brigantine Community Education and Recreation Summer Tennis Tournament season ended Sunday, Aug. 13. All events were held at the 42nd Street courts and were under the direction of Lee Mendell, CER racquet sports director. There was great weather for all the events and the level of play gets better every year.

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Sports Scrapbook – The Holy Spirit football dynasty

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Written by Don Marrandino Sunday, August 25, 2013 11:00 am

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Holy Spirit is the No. 14 ranked football dynasty in New Jersey since 2003. The max prep football rankings are based on wins and number of state titles of the most dominant teams in the state. Since 2003 the Spartans have won four state titles (three of them consecutively) and have compiled a record of 84-26.

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The Gold and Silver Mine – 'The King of American Coins'

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Written by Douglas Keefe Saturday, August 24, 2013 10:00 am

Gold and Silver Mine Gold and Silver Mine

Since my articles about million-dollar sales of coins, currency and other collectibles, another coin has sold for more than a million dollars in auction last week: more than $3.8 million, to be exact.

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Switching Brigantine’s government must be studied first

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Written by Joe Tighue Friday, August 23, 2013 01:00 pm

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To the editor:

Regarding “Group seeks government change,” It appears the self-appointed “Respect Brigantine” committee has decided Brigantine should change its form of government from the Mayor/Council/City Manager form to the antiquated Commission form.

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Lucy's Dugout – Bells toll for Michael Young’s walk-off

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Written by Lucy Moran Friday, August 23, 2013 12:00 pm

Lucy’s Dugout Lucy’s Dugout

Teamwork, how sweet it is! Kratz, Wells, Ruiz and Michael Young all made the victory of (4-3) over the Colorado Rockies possible Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park.

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Citizens deserve a voice in government

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Written by Vincent Sera Friday, August 23, 2013 11:00 am

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To the editor:

As a spokesperson for Respectable Government for Brigantine, I would like to take this opportunity to answer a few questions.

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