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Weatherman to address Lions

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 12:00 am

The Brigantine Lions Club dinner meeting will be 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3 at St. George's Pub in Brigantine. The meeting will feature Channel 6 weekend weatherman Chris Sowers as the guest speaker.

You need not be a Lion to attend but you must contact Steve Satz at 609-402-6391 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to reserve seating. Price of dinner is $25, $30 for non-members.

 

Stranding Center volunteer workshops scheduled

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 03:35 pm

The Marine Mammal Stranding Center will host stranding volunteer workshops 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Boulevard, Stone Harbor and 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 at Clean Ocean Action Headquarters, Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook Unit, Highlands.

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It’s Happening in Brigantine – Events beginning Oct. 31

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 30, 2014 04:39 pm

Halloween Party

St. George’s Pub will hold its Halloween Party starting at 9p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. Prizes will be awarded in categories. For more information call 266-1001. 

Rigatoni Dinner

The Brigantine Sons of Italy and Pat Campitelli Lodge 2520 will present the annual rigatoni dinner 5-8p.m. Saturday Nov. 1 at the Elks Lodge, 400 W. Shore Drive. All you can eat dinner includes antipasto salad, pasta, meatballs, sausages, beverages and ice cream. Ticket are $15 at the door, $4 for children under 10. Takeout will be available. For information call Joe Campitelli at 609-266-1951.

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St. Thomas Parish News, edition of Oct. 31

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted by Lynne Flanagan

Mea Culpa
St. Thomas was forced to cancel its beach bonfire due to predicted 30 mph high winds. The fire department would not permit the church to light the fire this year. Apologies to all those who were disappointed.

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Oktoberfest Rally

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 25, 2014 12:00 am

Candidate Vince Sera, Brigantine Mayor Phil Guenther and Councilman Andy Simpson. Candidate Vince Sera, Brigantine Mayor Phil Guenther and Councilman Andy Simpson. The Brigantine Republican Club held an Oktoberfest Rally for Victory Monday, Oct. 20 at the Elks lodge for Congressman Frank LoBiondo and Brigantine council candidates Mayor Phil Guenther, Councilman Andy Simpson and Vince Sera. 

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Halloween Harvest Festival this weekend offers fun for kids and adults

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Written by Michael Feely Friday, October 24, 2014 01:21 pm

BRIGANTINE-The island will be host to ghosts, witches, zombies and other scary creatures as the city, Chamber of Commerce, Presbyterian Church and Elks stage Halloween events this weekend. 

On Friday, Oct. 24 there will be a free showing of the movie “Hotel Transylvania” 6 p.m. in Haneman Park, 15th Street South and Bayshore Avenue. 

A costume parade will start the festivities Saturday at 1:30 p.m. That will be followed by a block party 2-6 p.m. on 15th Street featuring rides and vendors.

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Food Drive

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 24, 2014 01:12 pm

The Atlantic County Library System is accepting nonperishable food items for the Community Food Bank of New Jersey - Southern Branch and local food pantries. Any unopened, unexpired nonperishable food is appreciated, but the most needed items include meals in a can, canned tuna, peanut butter, canned fruits, canned vegetables, canned soup, shelf-stable milk, and cereal.

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It’s Happening in Brigantine – Events beginning Oct. 24

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 24, 2014 01:08 pm

It’s Happening in Brigantine – Events beginning Oct. 24 It’s Happening in Brigantine – Events beginning Oct. 24 Halloween costume story time with Miss Bonnie

The Brigantine branch of the Atlantic County Library invites children age 3 to 5 to dress in costume and hear fun Halloween stories with Miss Bonnie 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24. For information call 609-266-0110.

Absecon Lighthouse haunted tours Oct. 25

Do you want to discover if Absecon Lighthouse is home to ghostly keepers that still watch over the shore in Atlantic City?  Did the Jersey Devil pay a visit in 1909? Visit the Absecon Lighthouse to hear the ghost stories that prompted a visit from SyFy's Ghost Hunters. The New Jersey Researchers of Paranormal Evidence will be on property to help visitors hunt for ghosts and play eerie recordings taken during a paranormal investigation. 

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PTA bake sale

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:54 am

The Brigantine Schools PTA will hold a bake sale 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 at 15th Street South, after the annual Halloween parade. Homemade goodies such as cakes, cupcakes, pies, caramel apples and more will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the children of Brigantine schools.

   

McCormick & Schmick’s recognizes military veterans with free entrée Nov. 9

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 19, 2014 12:00 am

ATLANTIC CITY - McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants wishes to thank U.S. military veterans by offering those who have served our country a complimentary lunch or dinner entrée Sunday, Nov. 9 in recognition of Veterans Day. McCormick & Schmick’s will treat veterans for the 15th consecutive year to a special menu at participating locations across the country.

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Philadelphia Flyers to DO AC with open practice at Boardwalk Hall Nov. 9

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:00 am

For the first time since 1982, the Philadelphia Flyers full team will be making a stop in Atlantic City to hold an open practice for fans at noon Sunday, Nov. 9 at Boardwalk Hall. The Flyers open practice is sponsored by Tropicana Casino & Resort Atlantic City.

Admission is free, but a ticket is required. Information about obtaining free tickets will be available in the near future.

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Brigantine Chamber sponsoring scarecrow contest as part of Halloween Harvest Weekend

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Written by ANGELA M. REYNOLDS Friday, October 10, 2014 12:00 am

BRIGANTINE – The Brigantine Chamber of Commerce will hold a Scarecrow Contest Saturday, Oct. 25 in front of City Hall as part of the city’s Halloween Harvest Festival Weekend.

Entry is free. Participants must preregister by filling out and entry form that can be found in local newspapers and either dropping the form off at the city manager’s office at City Hall or mailing it to the Brigantine Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 484, Brigantine, NJ 08203.

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St. Thomas Parish News Oct. 3

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 02, 2014 12:00 am

Blessing of Animals

Saturday, Oct. 4 is the feast of St. Francis of Assisi and the annual blessing of animals is 10 a.m. in the church parking lot on Eighth St. Pets of all kinds, cats, dogs, fish, birds, reptiles and rodents (in cages please) are welcome, whether Catholic or not.

Youth Group bake sale

The Youth Group is holding a bake sale after all weekend masses on October 4 and 5.  Please buy some goodies and help support the activities of our young people.

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Trip to Brandywine River Museum

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 29, 2014 12:00 am

The Brigantine Cultural Arts Commission sponsors a bus trip to the Brandywine River Museum in historic Chadds Ford, Pa.  on Tuesday, Oct. 21.

A guided tour will escort visitors through the museum to view the works of N.C., Andrew and Jamie Wyeth. The cost is $40 per person and includes admission, transportation and tour. Lunch will be on your own. There is a restaurant on the premises. Call 609-266-3808 or 609-266-2545.

Submitted by Nancy Barbin

 

Hats off to Derby Night winners

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Written by Keri O’Connor Monday, May 12, 2014 12:00 am

St. Thomas Church held a Kentucky Derby Night Saturday, May 3 at St. Philip’s Hall.

 Rosemarie Piotti, Christie and Jackie Nicholson, Sara Markus and Gerri Calareso wear matching hats to the event. Rosemarie Piotti, Christie and Jackie Nicholson, Sara Markus and Gerri Calareso wear matching hats to the event.

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NJ residents can sign up now to spay or neuter pets for only $10

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 13, 2014 05:00 pm

 Meredith Cresi with her cat Baby taking advantage of the low cost state program. Meredith Cresi with her cat Baby taking advantage of the low cost state program. Spaces are available still available for the state sterilization funding program available to qualified residents. The program begins on April 1 (while funds last) at various participating veterinary offices in the state to help qualified residents spay or neuter their pets for only $10. 

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Mental Health Association recognizes Brigantine support

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, January 30, 2014 07:00 pm

Hope and Healing Hope and Healing

The Mental Health Association in Atlantic County is hosting an event to honor and recognize those individuals, municipalities and organizations that have gone “above and beyond” in supporting the agency’s response to Superstorm Sandy.

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Adopt a Seal from Marine Mammal Stranding Center

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 26, 2014 01:00 am

BRIGANTINE - Adopt a Seal from Marine Mammal Stranding Center this Valentine's Day for friends, family or teachers

This year, why not give a gift that gives back?  You can remember a friend or loved one in a very special way and save a seal at the same time.

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