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Preparations underway for 13th Atlantic City Air Show - Thunder Over the Boardwalk

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 23, 2015 12:00 am

The 2015 Atlantic City Air Show will return to the skies above the beach and boardwalk of Atlantic City Wednesday, Sept. 2.

Geico will be the presenting sponsor, according to Greater Atlantic City Chamber President Joseph Kelly, the show’s organizer.

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will return to the air show for the first time since 2006. During their aerobatic demonstration, the Blues fly six F/A-18 Hornet aircraft, split into the diamond formation (Blue Angels 1 through 4) and the lead and opposing solos (Blue Angels 5 and 6).

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Brigantine Garden Club: Time to help the garden club – hoe, hoe, hoe

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 23, 2015 12:00 am

Brigantine Garden Club: Time to help the garden club – hoe, hoe, hoe Brigantine Garden Club: Time to help the garden club – hoe, hoe, hoe The Brigantine Garden Club is selling beautiful bulbs for your gardens.  Members have order forms for offline sales.  Or you can see www.flowerpowerfundraising.com  to place your order online. 

Prices are reasonable and your purchase contributes to the good work of our club. Orders will be delivered directly to the customer.  We are expecting members as well as non-members to show support. 

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Catching some Florida sunshine

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 21, 2015 12:00 am

Catching some Florida sunshine Catching some Florida sunshine The Dooners, the Smiths, the Szatkowskis and the Tuffys, all of Brigantine, enjoy a vacation in Naples, Florida.

 

GOP gets its Irish on at the Links

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Written by Keri O’Connor Friday, March 20, 2015 02:30 pm

Steve and Linda Hurtt, Mike and Vicky Chubb, Jackie Boyd and Linda Camerota. Steve and Linda Hurtt, Mike and Vicky Chubb, Jackie Boyd and Linda Camerota. The Brigantine Republican Club held a “Lucky Shamrock” Friday the 13th event at the Links with a Guinness-inspired menu and an Irish coffee bar.

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Irish eyes have a reason to smile (Slideshow)

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Written by Keri O’Connor Friday, March 20, 2015 02:00 pm

Mary Kate Devenny dances the Irish jig. Mary Kate Devenny dances the Irish jig. St. George’s Pub gave patrons something to smile about Saturday, March 14. The pub celebrated St. Patty’s Day weekend by serving up traditional Irish food while the Nae Breeks Band played Celtic favorites.

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North School celebrates Pi Day

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Written by Emily Lingo Friday, March 20, 2015 01:30 pm

Taylor Powell honors this year's epic Pi Day with a Super Pi shirt. Taylor Powell honors this year's epic Pi Day with a Super Pi shirt. Pi Day is celebrated March 14 in schools because the date, 3-14, represents the numerical value of pi, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter – an infinite number that in decimal form is generally rounded to 3.14.

This year Pi Day fell on a Saturday, but it was a once-in-a-lifetime Pi Day because in the year 2015, at precisely 9:26:53 Saturday, the first 10 digits of pi were represented in order by the date and time: 3.141592653.

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Legendary Leprechauns at the library

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 20, 2015 01:00 pm

Dani Daley, 5, and Beth Daley of Brigantine pose with the leprechaun they made. Dani Daley, 5, and Beth Daley of Brigantine pose with the leprechaun they made. The Brigantine branch of the Atlantic County Library System held a Legendary Leprechauns craft program for children March 14.

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McClay wins ‘Rising Star’ Award

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 20, 2015 12:30 pm

McClay wins ‘Rising Star’ Award McClay wins ‘Rising Star’ Award Brigantine City Councilwoman Lisa McClay won the 2015 Atlantic County Democratic Rising Star Award, which was presented recently at the 40th annual Atlantic County Democratic Convention.

   

Brigantine C.E.R. Announces Spring 2015 Program

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 20, 2015 12:00 pm

The Brigantine Community Education and Recreation Department has announced the 2015 Spring Program for residents of Brigantine.

Courses to be offered starting the week of April  13 include: ballroom and Latin beat dancing, intro to piano, digital photography, ukulele,  CPR, country line dancing, golf and dog obedience.

Increased emphasis has been placed on the fitness course offerings:  pilates, zumba, spin, shape up, yoga and qigong will be offered. Also, move into wellness and energizing and balancing of the chakras.

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Brigantine athletes shine in rainy-day run

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Written by Michael Feely Friday, March 20, 2015 10:28 am

Submitted/ Age group winner Bobbi McGuire Delucry celebrates her age-group win at the 37th annual St. Patrick's Day 10 Miler with her husband, Brigantine Councilman Rick Delucry.   Submitted/ Age group winner Bobbi McGuire Delucry celebrates her age-group win at the 37th annual St. Patrick's Day 10 Miler with her husband, Brigantine Councilman Rick Delucry. BRIGANTINE–The 37th annual St. Patrick’s Day Boardwalk 10 Miler and 5K was a rainy, windy affair last Saturday in Margate. A number of Brigantine runners showed up to compete – “rain or shine.” They did well in spite of being “soaked to the skin.”

The race is the traditional start to the recreation running season in South Jersey, and many runners were happy to get out and run, despite the weather.

The first runner to finish the 5K from Brigantine was Matt Hoffman, 9, whose time of 23:15 was good enough for second place in his age group and 23rd overall. That is a pace of 7:30.

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Brigantine Council commends Rivera, Fuller

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Written by Michael Feely Friday, March 20, 2015 10:10 am

Mariela Rivera and Greg Fuller of Brigantine receive proclamations from City Council for being recognized by the Greater Atlantic Jaycees in its ‘Top 40 Under 40.’ Mariela Rivera and Greg Fuller of Brigantine receive proclamations from City Council for being recognized by the Greater Atlantic Jaycees in its ‘Top 40 Under 40.’ BRIGANTINE–City Council recognized Brigantine natives and residents Mariela Rivera and Greg Fuller with proclamations Wednesday night for being named among the Greater Atlantic City Jaycees “Top 40 Under 40” business professionals.

The Jaycees have annually recognized young business men and women with the designation since 2009.

Rivera is a registered nurse working with the Surgeon General’s U.S. Public Health Service. She grew up in Brigantine and graduated from Brigantine North Middle School and Holy Spirit High School. She holds a bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

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RREM workshop set for Wednesday

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Written by Michael Feely Friday, March 20, 2015 09:42 am

RREM workshop set for Wednesday RREM workshop set for Wednesday BRIGANTINE–An information session on the Rehabilitation, Reconstruction, Elevation and Mitigation program will be held 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25 at the Brigantine Beach Community Center. Individualized, hands-on help will be available from government representatives to help eligible participants navigate the program’s process.

BrigStrong representatives will also be on hand to assist.

“We strongly recommend any individual dealing with the RREM program attend,” said BrigStrong’s Tom Milhous.

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