Brigantine Beachcomber

Chicken barbecue a huge success

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Written by Lynne Flanagan Thursday, August 08, 2013 02:00 pm

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To the editor:

The second annual St. Thomas chicken barbecue, held last weekend, started on schedule when the sun came out to provide the best weather for an outdoor gathering. The foods were delicious and graciously prepared and served by the many volunteers whom we wish to thank here.

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It’s a flounder feeding frenzy out there

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Written by Capt. Joe Fumo Monday, August 05, 2013 02:00 pm

Adam Anthony, Tommy Abbonizio, Drew Hemerich and Anthony Abbonizio show off a yellowfin tuna they caught last Saturday aboard the “Done Deal” out of Brigantine, with Capt. Joe Walker at the helm. Adam Anthony, Tommy Abbonizio, Drew Hemerich and Anthony Abbonizio show off a yellowfin tuna they caught last Saturday aboard the “Done Deal” out of Brigantine, with Capt. Joe Walker at the helm.

Capt. Joe Fumo reports that flounder fishing remains red hot. Action has stepped up a few notches as the bay has really come alive with bait – spearing, small bluefish, mullet, and different species of herring are all over the bay. This has created a real feeding frenzy, and flounder have become very aggressive.

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Sports Scrapbook – Holy Spirit Mass, reception honors many locals

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Written by Don Marrandino Sunday, August 04, 2013 01:00 pm

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On July 26 Holy Spirit high School inducted Andy Solari (’61), the 1976 world champion varsity eight crew team, and Fox News contributor and author of four books Michelle Malkin (’88) at a Mass and reception at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Absecon.

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BWGA holds Crier's Tournament

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Written by Anita Laielli Saturday, August 03, 2013 05:00 pm

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Finally – some beautiful weather was enjoyed by the Brigantine Women’s Golf Association.

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The Gold and Silver Mine – Rare banknotes are waiting to be discovered

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Written by Douglas Keefe Saturday, August 03, 2013 02:00 pm

 

While rare coins have recently been selling regularly at the million-dollar-plus levels, some baseball cards have reached that high, and certain rare stamps crossed that threshold much earlier, rare banknotes have yet to achieve that distinction.

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Lucy's Dugout – 1 win in 9, but no trade

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Written by Lucy Moran Friday, August 02, 2013 03:00 pm

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In Tuesday night's game at Citizens Bank Park, the Phillies faced the San Francisco Giants, defeating them (7-3). Under the leadership of Phillies starter John Lannon, who did a very nice job, the Pinstripers were able to end their eight-game losing streak. This was made possible due to Carlos Ruiz and Michael Young, each hitting 2-run homers.

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Brigantine Police Blotter - Assault arrests, beach violations

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Written by Lt. Jim Bennett Friday, August 02, 2013 01:00 pm

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For the week ending July 24, the Brigantine Police Department responded to approximately 580 calls for service, including 163 motor vehicle stops (with 38 summonses issued), seven domestic disputes, and six accidents.

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Do your research before you make accusations

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Written by Anne H. Phillips Thursday, August 01, 2013 12:00 pm

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To the editor:

We are responding to the July 5 newspaper article submitted by the Brigantine PBA in which the PBA claims that the city manager disrespects city employees.

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Brigantine Police Blotter - Warrant arrests week ending July 24

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Written by Lt. Jim Bennett Monday, July 29, 2013 11:00 am

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

For the week ending July 24, the Brigantine Police Department responded to approximately 726 calls for service, including 270 motor vehicle stops (with 47 summonses issued and one DWI arrest), four domestic disputes, and six accidents.

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The Gold and Silver Mine – How I got my start with collecting

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Written by Douglas Keefe Sunday, July 28, 2013 01:00 pm

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Readers of this column know that my intent is to educate and to share my knowledge about coins and collectibles. I enjoy doing this because there is so much to know and I like to share my experience with others.

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