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Sports Scrapbook – Glad to be back after surgery

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Written by Don Marrandino Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:00 am

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I’m pleased to be back writing the Scrapbook after an absence due to knee replacement surgery. One down, one to go!

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80-year-old triathlete goes for the gold

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Written by Michael Feely Sunday, July 27, 2014 09:00 am

Herb Rosen trains for the Brigantine triathlon. Herb Rosen trains for the Brigantine triathlon.

BRIGANTINE Maybe 80 is the new 70, or 60, or 50.

Herb Rosen, 80, a dentist from Gladwyne, Pa., will be competing in the 27th edition of the Brigantine Sprint Triathlon this year.

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Freespool – Flounder and tautog are plentiful

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 26, 2014 02:00 pm

Floyd has the catch of the week at Bayside. Floyd has the catch of the week at Bayside.

Cathy Crossland from Bayside Marina reports some great fishing in between the wind and rain. This July has been one of the rainiest in a few years, which is great for her garden. With three days of east wind, the water temperatures are back up to 72, bringing loads of kingfish and croakers.

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American Legion News – Remembering Debbie

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Written by Sunshine Saturday, July 26, 2014 11:00 am

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"If you want to leave your world a better place, let others know important they are." – Jaren Davis

It is with a very sad heart that I write this note. Debbie Ransbottom passed away last Sunday. Most everyone knows that Debbie worked at the Rod and Reel for many years. The American Legion and Sons of American Legion extend their deepest sympathy. God bless you, Debbie!

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The Gold and Silver Mine – Special Kennedy half-dollars mark 50 years since issue

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Written by Douglas Keefe Saturday, July 26, 2014 09:00 am

Gold and Silver Mine Gold and Silver Mine

Those of us of a certain age will probably always remember where we were and how we learned about President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963.

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Brigantine Elks – Welcome to our new Elks

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Written by George Glomb Friday, July 25, 2014 06:00 pm

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A throng filled the Lodge last Saturday to participate in the initiation of 47 new members. Unfortunately, we had two no-shows, resulting in a class of 45. 

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Celebrate our Library at the Farmers Market

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Written by Sara Earle Friday, July 25, 2014 12:00 pm

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As you shop the Market this week, you will see our events celebrate the Brigantine branch of the Atlantic County Library and literacy. Be sure to visit the weekly book sale in the heart of the Market by the red information tent. You can get great titles for only $1 each to help fund library activities.

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Market’s foot traffic helps local businesses

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Written by Joe Picardi Thursday, July 24, 2014 07:00 pm

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As the summer unfolds in Brigantine, the amenities of the island have broadened a bit. We now have a Farmers Market every Saturday morning from 8:30 a.m. until noon.

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New resolution is essentially a gag order

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Written by Veronica McEvoy Thursday, July 24, 2014 06:39 pm

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To the editor:

This past Brigantine City Council meeting July 16 provided yet another tragic spectacle in a long line of meetings occurring over the last nearly two years since the Democrats gained control of council.

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Farmers market wouldn’t exist without 2 special people

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Written by Jack Heil Thursday, July 24, 2014 06:37 pm

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To the editor:

I would like to thank Councilwoman Lisa McClay and Cheryl Mascioli for taking a step forward to start a Green Team for Brigantine.

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