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Workers already busy collecting Toys for Tots

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Written by Michael Feely Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:57 pm

Workers already busy collecting Toys for Tots Workers already busy collecting Toys for Tots BRIGANTINE­–The Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program, in partnership with Brigantine’s True Spirit Coalition, is collecting toys for families that have been hit hard by Sandy, the economy and the recent impact of four (and maybe five) casinos closing.

Requests for assistance are increasing, and the program needs additional support, according to organizers.

Last year the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots program distributed more than 42,000 toys to more than 8,000 children in Atlantic County. 

“This year, with our present depressed economy, the need is greater,” Ron Powell said.

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Check out how much they check out

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 02:12 pm

Check out how much they check out Check out how much they check out Brigantine residents Ewa Wroblewska and her daughters Yasmine Saloum, 3½,  and Hana Saloum, 5, visited the Brigantine branch of the Atlantic County Library System for a Halloween craft. Wroblewska checked out an Amelia Bedelia book and “Stuart Little” DVD and hit the milestone of 99 items checked out.

Submitted by Bev Bird

   

Republicans hand out complimentary ice cream snacks

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 06, 2014 11:00 pm

Republicans hand out complimentary ice cream snacks Republicans hand out complimentary ice cream snacks BRIGANTINE–Mayor Philip Guenther, Councilman Andy Simpson and candidate for Councilman-at-Large Vince Sera distributed free ice cream bars Labor Day on the beach to thank everyone for supporting Brigantine this summer. 

Submitted by Jim Mackey

 

Women’s Networking event

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Written by Keri O’Connor Monday, September 01, 2014 11:00 am

Candidate for County Freeholder-at-Large Barbara Rheault, Senator Jim Whelan, Councilwoman and Mayoral Candidate Lisa McClay, Councilman Frank Kern, candidate for Freeholder Kewy Santana and Candidate-at-Large Robert Pollillo. Candidate for County Freeholder-at-Large Barbara Rheault, Senator Jim Whelan, Councilwoman and Mayoral Candidate Lisa McClay, Councilman Frank Kern, candidate for Freeholder Kewy Santana and Candidate-at-Large Robert Pollillo. A Women’s Networking event was held on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at the home of Dr. Roberta Ball.

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