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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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Letter: Jewish Federation united over murders

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Written by Staff Report Wednesday, July 02, 2014 06:17 pm

MARGATE—The Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May counties issued a statement condemning the murder of three Jewish students Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrach and offer consolation to their families. They urged for cooperation to bring those responsible to justice.

Their statement, reflecting many groups and organizations around our region reads;

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Learn how to survive a rip current

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Written by Joan Kostick Wednesday, July 02, 2014 04:05 pm

Heading to the beach? Here are some safety tips to help you avoid being caught in a rip current, and advice on what to do if you are.

Click here to view a video on how to get out of a rip current.

 

Local women enjoy Game Days at Beth El

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 02, 2014 02:51 pm

Sandi Shechtman of Ventnor plays games. Sandi Shechtman of Ventnor plays games. Sisterhood President of Beth El Sandi Shechtman of Ventnor stands among more than 100 women who attended Game Days held at the temple social hall in Margate.

Summer game days are held at Beth El Synagogue, 500 N. Jerome Ave. in Margate Tuesdays, July 15, 22, and 29; Wednesday, Aug. 6; Tuesdays, Aug. 12, 19 and 26. Admission is $10 and includes lunch and light snacks. Call Joyce Bank at 609-823-2725.

   

Team Will meets up with a hero

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Tuesday, July 01, 2014 04:47 pm

Team Will hoists a hero. Team Will hoists a hero. MARGATE – Team Will traveled a long way to meet a hero. On Tuesday, a dozen bicyclists who traveled 3,300 miles to raise money and awareness about pediatric cancer ended their journey on the beach in front of Lucy the Elephant. There to meet them was Margate’s hero, little Danny Feltwell, 6, a tough cookie who thumbed his nose at cancer, and about 75 of his supporters.

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Ventnor woman sworn in as bar president atop Lucy

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 01, 2014 02:20 pm

Samantha S. Wolf gets ready to be sworn in as the president of the Atlantic County Bar Association atop Lucy the Elephant Samantha S. Wolf gets ready to be sworn in as the president of the Atlantic County Bar Association atop Lucy the Elephant MARGATE – Samantha S. Wolf, Esq. a Ventnor City resident and partner in the firm of Rosenberger & Wolf, was installed on June 6 as the 137th president of the Atlantic County Bar Association. Wolf was sworn in at the ACBA’s 2014-2015 annual installation event held at Lucy the Elephant. Administering the oath of office was Julio L. Mendez, assignment judge for Vicinage I of the Superior Court, Atlantic and Cape May counties.

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Artists from around the globe win $75,000 in prize money in DoAC Sand Sculpting World Cup

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 01, 2014 02:08 pm

ATLANTIC CITY – Twenty world-class sand sculptors from around the globe competed in solo and doubles competitions in the DoAC Sand Sculpting World Cup starting on June 19. Their must-see-to-believe final works were judged by a panel of six jurists from various art disciplines based on first impression of design, originality, artistry, difficulty and execution. The sculptors also vote for their favorite, along with the people’s choice.

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Downbeach In Your Town

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 01, 2014 12:00 am

Jazz on the Beach

The Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation and Atlantic City Free Public Library will host its 15th annual Jazz on the Beach concert series at Kennedy Plaza, between Mississippi and Georgia avenues, on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City. Eddie Morgan Trio opens the series at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 3, followed by Winard Jarper (Jeli Posse) at 8:30 p.m. Call 609-441-9064, or see www.chickenbonebeach.org.

July 4 celebration in Longport

Longport celebrates Independence Day July 4 with its annual Police Fire and Historical Society Open House 10 a.m. to noon. The day ends with the annual All American Mile Run at 6:30 p.m. Register at the firehouse, 21st and Atlantic Avenue. Call 609-823-2731.

Ventnor Summer Concert

Ventnor will hold a summer concert 7 p.m. Saturday, July 5 on the beach at Newport Avenue, weather permitting, featuring the Rocco Brothers playing hits from the 1970s and 1980s.

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MBA awards college scholarships

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Monday, June 30, 2014 03:01 pm

Daniel Walters, Maria Walters; scholarship recipients Erin Gallagher and Elia Lichtenstein; board members Christopher Gualtieri and Maria DePhillipo. Daniel Walters, Maria Walters; scholarship recipients Erin Gallagher and Elia Lichtenstein; board members Christopher Gualtieri and Maria DePhillipo. MARGATE – The Margate Business Association’s Daniel and Maria Walters 2014 Scholarship Program has awarded two $2,500 scholarships to Atlantic City High School seniors Elia Lichtenstein and Erin Gallagher. The scholarships were awarded at a special ceremony June 11 at the Margate Library.

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Discover culture of the Jewish Lower East Side

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Monday, June 30, 2014 02:28 pm

MARGATE – The Board of Jewish Education will present an in-depth look at the world of the Jewish Lower East Side 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 15, 22 and 29 at the Katz JCC, 501 N. Jerome Ave.

Rabbi Dr. Robert Fierstien, adjunct professor at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey will host the series as follows:

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