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Painted sky shines on Brigantine

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:54 am

This photo, taken by Brigantine resident Mandee McCullough, captures the setting sun’s colors around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16 at the corner of Fourth Street South and W. Beach Avenue. This photo, taken by Brigantine resident Mandee McCullough, captures the setting sun’s colors around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16 at the corner of Fourth Street South and W. Beach Avenue.  BRIGANTINE - This photo, taken by Brigantine resident Mandee McCullough, captures the setting sun’s colors around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16 at the corner of Fourth Street South and W. Beach Avenue.

 

St. Georges Thorofare dredging to begin after Labor Day

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:00 am

BRIGANTINE - The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced July 3 the awarding of contracts for dredging in St. Georges Thorofare in Brigantine, as well as two waterways in Monmouth County.The $603,000 state-funded St. Georges Thorofare project in Brigantine will remove approximately 40,500 cubic yards of sediment, which will be used for beach replenishment.

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Sold to the highest bidder

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Written by Keri O’Connor Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10:57 am

Photos by Keri O’Connor

The Brigantine Yacht Club held an art auction on Saturday, July 12.


One of the items up for auction is a Paul McCartney hand-signed pick and guitar. One of the items up for auction is a Paul McCartney hand-signed pick and guitar. One of the items up for auction is a Paul McCartney hand-signed pick and guitar.

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Clam on board for good eats

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Written by Keri O’Connor Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10:11 am

Photos by Keri O’Connor

The American Legion held their annual Clam Bake on Saturday, July 12.

Mike Gallagher and Charlie Eyde are back again, shucking clams. Mike Gallagher and Charlie Eyde are back again, shucking clams.

Mike Gallagher and Charlie Eyde are back again, shucking clams.

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A story that hits home

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:00 am

Children's book author and Long Beach Island resident Jennifer Crawford visited the Brigantine branch of the Atlantic County Library System on Monday, July 7 to read from her picture book “No Sand in the House,” based on her family's experience with Superstorm Sandy.

Alex Newhall, 5, of Absecon, mom Melissa Newhall of Absecon, Michael Newhall, 3, of Absecon, and author Jennifer Crawford. Alex Newhall, 5, of Absecon, mom Melissa Newhall of Absecon, Michael Newhall, 3, of Absecon, and author Jennifer Crawford.

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Weidner sworn in as fire chief, repair contracts awarded

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, July 17, 2014 06:31 pm

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It took more than a year for the city to choose a new fire chief after the passing of Chief James Holl, but Wednesday night the mayor swore in Fire Chief Alan Weidner, who was with his wife Denise, daughter Danielle and son Alan. Many friends and family were present, with members of the Fire Department ringing the back of council chambers.

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Brigantine wins 50th annual lifeguard races

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Written by Brian Husta Thursday, July 17, 2014 03:00 pm

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Brigantine held its 50th annual Chief Bill Kuhn Lifeguard Invitational Thursday night, July 10 at the 16th Street beach.

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American Legion News - Clam Bake is tomorrow

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Written by Sunshine Friday, July 11, 2014 09:00 am

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"The root of true achievement lies in the will to become the best that you can be." I would say that is just what Tim Reed did! Congratulations to Lt. Tim Reed, who is our new police chief. I knew Tim as a boy. Tim, how proud your mom would be of you.

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Mazzurco is Artist of the Month for July

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Written by Frank Parker Friday, July 04, 2014 01:00 pm

Art Art

The Brigantine Beach Cultural Arts Commission is proud to announce that Sal Mazzurco is its Artist of the Month. You can see his work at the showcase located in the main lobby of the Brigantine Community Center.

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Garden Club News – Can you find this garden memorial?

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Written by Phyllis Glomb Thursday, July 03, 2014 02:00 pm

Look for this plaque somewhere in a Brigantine garden and be the first to submit its location to Phyllis Glomb for a mention in next week's column. Look for this plaque somewhere in a Brigantine garden and be the first to submit its location to Phyllis Glomb for a mention in next week's column.

John and Mary Ceresani were founding members of the Brigantine Garden Club. In appreciation for their hard work and service, a garden bed was dedicated in their honor. Do you know where it is located? (I never knew about it until I joined the group.)

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Council confirms Reed as police chief, Weidner as fire chief

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, July 03, 2014 10:21 am

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City Council’s special morning meeting Wednesday, June 25 resulted in council approving the city manager to enter into contracts with Lt. Tim Reed as the new police chief and Capt. Alan Weidner as the new fire chief.

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Brigantine native to compete in Miss America Pageant

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Written by Michael Feely Thursday, July 03, 2014 09:00 am

Brittany Lewis of Wilmington, Del., originally of Brigantine, is crowned Miss Delaware. Brittany Lewis of Wilmington, Del., originally of Brigantine, is crowned Miss Delaware.

Brigantine’s own Brittany Lewis, the daughter of notable chef Willie Lewis and his wife Brenda, a retired medical administrator, was named Miss Delaware on June 26. She will go on to compete in the Miss America pageant in September in Atlantic City.

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