Brigantine Beachcomber

Baseball season opens in Brigantine

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Written by Keri O'Connor Saturday, April 20, 2013 09:00 am

Girls softball teammates Olivia and Emily Monacello walk in the parade with Dannie Leehan Saturday, April 13 to mark the opening of baseball season. Girls softball teammates Olivia and Emily Monacello walk in the parade with Dannie Leehan Saturday, April 13 to mark the opening of baseball season.

Brigantine’s baseball season began Saturday, April 13, starting with a parade from City Hall to the 26th Street Little League Field.

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School budget requires public scrutiny

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Written by Anne Phillips Friday, April 19, 2013 10:00 am

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To the editor:

According to the corrected 2013 preliminary tax bill, 30 percent of our property taxes go to support Brigantine’s public school district. This expenditure deserves and needs as much scrutiny by taxpayers as that given to Brigantine’s municipal budget.

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Sweeney really helped at a trying time

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Written by Susan and Peter Van Nest Friday, April 19, 2013 09:00 am

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To the editor:

Hard to believe it's spring, and for many residents Hurricane Sandy's destruction seems like it happened yesterday. 

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A letter from Chief John E. Stone Jr.

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Written by Chief John Stone Thursday, April 18, 2013 05:50 pm

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Today I am announcing my retirement as Chief of the Brigantine Police Department effective April 19, 2013. I would first like to say it has been an honor and privilege to serve the residents and visitors of the City of Brigantine for the last 25 years.

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Brigantine Police Blotter - Assault, DWI charges

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Written by Capt. Raymond Cox Thursday, April 11, 2013 06:00 pm

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

For the week ending April 10, the Brigantine Police Department responded to approximately 280 calls for service, including 57 motor vehicle stops (with 27 summonses issued and one DWI arrest) eight domestic disputes, and four motor vehicle accidents.

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The Gold and Silver Mine - The value of an 'overdate'

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Written by Douglas Keefe Tuesday, April 09, 2013 01:00 pm

Gold and Silver Mine Gold and Silver Mine

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

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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

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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

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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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