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Garden Club News – Property awards process is under way

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Written by Phyllis Glomb Monday, July 28, 2014 11:00 am

A donation of fieldstone enhances the beauty of this bed, which is tended by Donna and Dan Cowhey. A donation of fieldstone enhances the beauty of this bed, which is tended by Donna and Dan Cowhey.

The Property Awards are currently being distributed by members. The island is divided into 16 sections. It takes approximately eight hours to cover a section, since we must look at each and every home on the block and each and every block on the entire island. This is hard work in the heat and humidity. So if you are still waiting for your certificate, be patient. All areas are now covered by volunteers.

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Brigantine Police Blotter – Assault, drug arrests

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Written by Lt. Jim Bennett Monday, July 28, 2014 09:00 am

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

The Brigantine Police Department responded to 920 calls for service for the two-week period ending July 23. They included 225 motor vehicle stops with 53 summonses issued, nine accidents and 12 domestic disputes. There were two warrant arrests.

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It’s Happening in Brigantine – Events beginning July 30

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 28, 2014 12:00 am

Calendar Calendar  Fizz, Boom, Read!

The Brigantine branch of the Atlantic County Library hosts Pajama-Rama: Fizz, Boom, Read! at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 30 for ages 3 to 6 in the children's picture book room. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The library is located at 201 15th Street South. Call 609-266-0110.

 Bloomingsales at Garden Club

The Brigantine Garden Club will have a presentation by Bloomingsales florists at its next club meeting, 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4 at the Brigantine Community Center. All are invited to attend. Nominations for club officers will be held. Call the club answering machine at 609-266-3685 and leave a message. 

 Free beach movies

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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

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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

Farmers Market Farmers Market

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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