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Science lesson in the kitchen

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Written by Keri O'Connor Sunday, March 02, 2014 12:00 pm

Steven and Sami Smith and Diana Mackey experiment with red cabbage under the supervision of Dorothy Couval.  Steven and Sami Smith and Diana Mackey experiment with red cabbage under the supervision of Dorothy Couval.

Kids Enrichment and CER held a demonstration of chemical reactions Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Community Center.

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Brigantine CER offers Broadway bus trip

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Written by Jim Mogan Sunday, March 02, 2014 10:00 am

Trips Trips

Brigantine's Department of Community Education & Recreation is sponsoring the following trips:

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South Jersey Cancer Fund plans new website

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Written by Robert Blyth Saturday, March 01, 2014 04:00 pm

Helping Hands Helping Hands

A meeting of the South Jersey Cancer Fund was held on Wednesday, Feb. 19. President Joe McNally announced that a website for the fund was being built.

The new web page will help to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the fund.

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The Gold and Silver Mine – When 70 means 'perfect'

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Written by Douglas Keefe Saturday, March 01, 2014 02:00 pm

Gold and Silver Mine Gold and Silver Mine

The grade (condition) of a coin determines its value to collectors, the better the condition, the more the coin is worth. In the early days of coin collecting the coin was either new (uncirculated) or not. But as collecting evolved, coins were assigned grades based on the amount of wear they received in circulation.

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'Disco Lady' Maxine gets the crowd moving

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Written by Jacqueline Fabel Saturday, March 01, 2014 11:00 am

Maxine Nightingale belts out “Take your Time” on stage in the Resorts Superstar Theater. Maxine Nightingale belts out “Take your Time” on stage in the Resorts Superstar Theater.

It was a cold night in Atlantic City on Wednesday, Feb. 19, but the temperature was about to go up in the Resorts Superstar Theater. Maxine Nightingale, the “Disco Lady,” was going to disco the night away.

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American Legion News – Benefit for Vinnie

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Written by Sunshine Friday, February 28, 2014 07:00 pm

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"Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see." Oh, how beautiful that is.

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Brigantine Police blotter – DWI arrest

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Written by Lt. Jim Bennett Friday, February 28, 2014 06:00 pm

Police Blotter Police Blotter For the week ending Feb. 26, the Brigantine Police Department responded to approximately 275 calls for service, including 60 motor vehicle stops and five domestic disputes.

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Sports Scrapbook – Holy Spirit survives scare, clinches American title

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Written by Don Marrandino Friday, February 28, 2014 05:00 pm

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Holy Spirit built a 15-point lead with one minute and 45 seconds left in the third quarter and then held on for dear life to eke out a 61-55 win to clinch the title and secure the No. 2 seed in the playoffs.

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Garden Club News – First meeting of the year is March 3

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Written by Margaret Moore Friday, February 28, 2014 04:00 pm

Garden Club Garden Club

The first Garden Club meeting of the year is March 3. We meet in the community center’s multi-purpose room the first Monday of the month. We begin with our business portion at 7 p.m. and then move on to confirming committee heads and setting up volunteers for different programs.

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Fire Department was quick to respond

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Written by Lora Tourigian Maul Friday, February 28, 2014 03:00 pm

Letter to the editor Letter to the editor

To the editor:

I would like to thank the Brigantine Fire Department for the two times they responded so quickly with my recent illness. They were very courteous and efficient in handling a very difficult situation.

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Discover Engineering Week at Brigantine Elementary

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 28, 2014 01:45 pm

Computer Computer

Third- and fourth-grade students at Brigantine Elementary School are learning about the field of engineering in computer class. They are completing the STEM unit, called “An Alarming Idea: Designing Alarm Circuits” from the “Engineering is Elementary” series published by the Boston Museum of Science.

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Fox named principal at Middle School

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Written by Brian Husta Friday, February 28, 2014 11:00 am

Kathleen Fox is the new principal at Brigantine North Middle School. Kathleen Fox is the new principal at Brigantine North Middle School.

The Brigantine Public School system has appointed Kathleen Fox as the new principal of the Brigantine North Middle School.

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