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Margate hosting Stormwater Management Workshop for shore towns

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 08, 2014 12:49 pm

stormwater MARGATE – The city’s Green Team is sponsoring a forum on topics that are especially important to shore communities: sea level rise, flooding and stormwater management.

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Firefighters' local awards six college scholarships

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Monday, July 07, 2014 01:59 pm

 Caroline Bradley, Megan Gleason, Maguire Drew, Tyler Flynn and Catherine Vesper received college scholarships from the Margate Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association Local 41 at the July 3 Board of Commissioners meeting. Julie Campbell, who also received a scholarship, was unable to attend. Caroline Bradley, Megan Gleason, Maguire Drew, Tyler Flynn and Catherine Vesper received college scholarships from the Margate Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association Local 41 at the July 3 Board of Commissioners meeting. Julie Campbell, who also received a scholarship, was unable to attend. MARGATE – The Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association Local 41 awarded six scholarships to high school seniors advancing their education in the fall during the July 3 Board of Commissioners meeting.

Caroline Bradley and Megan Gleason each received $1,000 scholarships. Bradley, a graduate of Holy Spirit High School, graduated with a 3.9 GPA and helped her crew team win gold at the Stotesbury Cup Regatta and at the National Championship Regatta. She is a lifeguard in Longport. She will attend the College of Charleston majoring in marine biology.

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Ventnor artist wins ‘Art on Asbury’ summer show

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 07, 2014 12:09 pm

VentnorLifeboats CAP: Grace Zambelli of Ventnor took first place with her acrylic painting of Ventnor’s lifeboats. VentnorLifeboats CAP: Grace Zambelli of Ventnor took first place with her acrylic painting of Ventnor’s lifeboats. OCEAN CITY –  Ventnor artist Grace Zambelli won the “Art on Asbury” summer show with her acrylic painting “Ventnor Lifeboats.”

Wanda Kline of Ocean City took second place in the Ocean City Fine Arts League show with her pastel "Spindrift.”

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Common factors affecting retirement income

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Written by Submitted by Scott Nash Monday, July 07, 2014 12:00 am

Tips for retirement planning Tips for retirement planning

When it comes to planning for your retirement income, it's easy to overlook some of the common factors that can affect how much you'll have available to spend. If you don't consider how your retirement income can be impacted by investment risk, inflation risk, catastrophic illness or long-term care and taxes, you may not be able to enjoy the retirement you envision.

Investment risk

Different types of investments carry different risks. Sound retirement income planning involves understanding these risks and how they can influence your available income in retirement.

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700 turn out for Longport's American Mile (VIDEO)

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Friday, July 04, 2014 09:32 pm

When the day started it looked as though the entire Fourth would be a wash. But despite Hurricane Arthur, which brought pouring rain through most of the day, the skies brightened when 700 runners lined up at Longport Point to be part of one of the Jersey Shore's favorite traditions, running the American Mile. Spectators lined the route to cheer on runners of all ages as they made their way up Atlantic Avenue to the finish line.

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Longport distributes safety information door to door

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Thursday, July 03, 2014 03:25 pm

Longport Mayor Nicholas Russo and Deputy Fire Chief Bruce Funk oversee the distribution of hundreds of insulated bags filled with safety information. Longport Mayor Nicholas Russo and Deputy Fire Chief Bruce Funk oversee the distribution of hundreds of insulated bags filled with safety information. LONGPORT – Members of the Fire Department and Beach Patrol are going door to door this weekend to distribute insulated lunch bags that can keep your refreshments cold at the beach and possibly save your life.

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Body discovered in Longport bay

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Thursday, July 03, 2014 01:27 pm

State police are investigating the discovery of a body found in Longport's Rainbow Channel about a quarter-mile from the Ocean City bridge.

"It's still a very active scene," Sgt. Brian Polite of the New Jersey State Police said.

Polite said the body was discovered by a pleasure boater, who called police.

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JCC Modiano exhibition continues until July 17

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Thursday, July 03, 2014 01:10 pm

Nanette Galloway / Jeff Lawrence of Key West, Fla., chats with artist Jim Modiano during a reception held at Katz JCC Wednesday, July 2. Nanette Galloway / Jeff Lawrence of Key West, Fla., chats with artist Jim Modiano during a reception held at Katz JCC Wednesday, July 2. MARGATE – “Elaborating Complexity: Jim Modiano Paintings, Collages and Prints” will be on exhibit at the Milton and Betty Katz JCC until July 17. A reception with the artist, that was held at the lobby gallery Wednesday, July 2, was well attended by locals and visitors to the Jersey Shore.

Modiano, who grew up in Margate, graduated from Atlantic City High School and later moved to Israel for seven years, attended college at University of California at Berkley and now lives in Santa Fe, N.M.

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Katz JCC supports Boys & Girls Club

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 03, 2014 12:33 pm

Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian visits the campers July 2 during their first week of camp. Pictured here is Guardian with Josh Reyes, 7, of Galloway Township. Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian visits the campers July 2 during their first week of camp. Pictured here is Guardian with Josh Reyes, 7, of Galloway Township. ATLANTIC CITY – The Boys and Girls Club of Atlantic City opened its doors Monday, June 30 to more than 80 area children for summer camp thanks to the Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center with support and financial contributions from philanthropist Lewis Katz, the City of Atlantic City, CRDA, South Jersey Industries, Senator William Gormley and several other area businesses and residents.

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Downbeach Sheriff's Report, edition of July 3, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 03, 2014 11:15 am

Sheriff Frank Balles recently announced that members of the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office made the following arrests.  If you have information on the whereabouts of persons who are wanted by Sheriff’s Ovvie, call 609-909-7200 24 hours a day.

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