Brigantine Beachcomber

Spirit freshman eight wins at Lenape

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Written by Keri O'Connor Sunday, April 07, 2013 01:00 pm

Holy Spirit’s freshman eight rowers are Brigantine residents Nicole Mayer, (coxswain), Kylie Magee, (stroke), Kali Raganatto (6), and Erin Welsh (7), Richie Atkinson (5), Sara Miller (4), Nicole Wenzel (3), Olivia Torres (2) and Tarryn Slattery (bow). Holy Spirit’s freshman eight rowers are Brigantine residents Nicole Mayer, (coxswain), Kylie Magee, (stroke), Kali Raganatto (6), and Erin Welsh (7), Richie Atkinson (5), Sara Miller (4), Nicole Wenzel (3), Olivia Torres (2) and Tarryn Slattery (bow).

The Holy Spirit Freshman Eight were gold medalists at the Lake Lenape races Saturday, March 30, and were back to practice Tuesday, April 2 in preparation of the Manny Flick races Saturday, April 6 in Pennsylvania. The team is coached by John McCann and Tim Welsh.

 

Lucy's Dugout - Fightin' Phils failed

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Written by Lucy Moran Friday, April 05, 2013 11:00 am

Lucy's Dugout Lucy's Dugout

Yes, the Phillies lost to the Atlanta Braves (9-2) at Turner Field Thursday night. That was the second game of this 2013 season. And, in my opinion, Halladay was the main contributor of this loss, while he was going for his 200th win of his career. Of course, Ryan Howard did nothing at the plate and Chase Utley surprised me with his strikeouts, but he did have a two-run double in the seventh inning.

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Simpson-Guenther 2013 Budget Proposal

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Written by Andy Simpson and Phil Guenther Thursday, April 04, 2013 04:50 pm

Letter Letter

The 2013 budget process has been confusing and alarming for taxpayers, council members, and city employees. We have been told since the first budget presentation in February that we needed to pass on to Brigantine taxpayers the maximum tax increase allowable by law of 6.2 cents.

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Brigantine Police Blotter - Burglary, forgery arrests

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Written by Capt. Raymond Cox Thursday, April 04, 2013 04:15 pm

Police Police

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

For the week ending April 3, 2013, the Brigantine Police Department responded to approximately 268 calls for service, including 40 motor vehicle stops/incidents, two accidents (with 10 summonses issued) and five domestic disputes. Police also assisted on nine ambulance calls and six fire-related calls.

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Our schools are high-quality for a reason

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Written by Veronica McEvoy Thursday, April 04, 2013 03:56 pm

Letter Letter

To the editor:

As a very concerned parent, I would like to thank Mayor Guenther on behalf of my children for recently supporting the current Brigantine School 2013 budget. I was equally disappointed that it was not a unanimous vote by the entire School Board of Estimate.

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The Gold and Silver Mine - Mintmark varieties

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Written by Douglas Keefe Sunday, March 31, 2013 11:00 am

Coins Coins

Last week's topic covered double die coins and how they came to be produced. This week we’ll examine mintmark varieties and look at some scarce and collectible examples.

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Sports Scrapbook - Holy Spirit and St. Augustine win at Lake Lenape

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Written by Don Marrandino Friday, March 29, 2013 05:00 pm

Sports Sports

Two rowing powerhouses, the Holy Spirit girls and the St. Augustine Prep boys, opened the rowing season with victories at Lake Lenape on Sunday.

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Brigantine Police Blotter - Arrest made in A-Zone burglaries

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Written by Lt. Jim Bennett Friday, March 29, 2013 03:30 pm

Police Blotter Police Blotter

The Detective Bureau, assisted by patrol officers, conducted an investigation which led them to charge Marc Rifice, 27, of Brigantine with several burglaries including the one which led to his arrest March 15 by Sgt. Hoffman, which involved patrol officers interrupting a burglary in progress.

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The Gold and Silver Mine – Double struck and double dies

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Written by Douglas Keefe Monday, March 25, 2013 01:00 pm

Coins Coins

A weekly column dedicated to “digging out” current information about precious metals, coins and other numismatics.

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Sports Scrapbook – Vikings meet their match in St. Joe

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Written by Don Marrandino Friday, March 22, 2013 02:00 pm

Sports Sports

Coach Gene Allen’s Atlantic City Vikings won the state championship for the second consecutive year with a thrilling patented comeback to beat Linden. The local champs then pulled one of the biggest comebacks of the year to defeat Point Pleasant Beach in double overtime to win the first round in the Tournament of Champions.

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