Month: May 2016

Brigantine’s Lori Herndon Ready for AtlanticCare CEO Position

Lori Herndon of Brigantine is about to become the new CEO of AtlantiCare, South Jersey’s largest health care provider and an employer of more than 5,000 people. The 55-year-old Brigantine resident is a Stockton University alumna who started as a nurse at AtlantiCare 30 years ago. Herndon will be replacing David Tilton, who is retiring …

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Beach Tags, 4×4 Permits and Parking Lots in Brigantine

Brigantine has some of the finest beaches along the Jersey shore. That beauty comes at a cost though. Here are the Brigantine beach tag fees: Seasonal: $18 Daily: $8 Weekly: $14 Seniors over 65: Free Parking is available at the five municipal Brigantine beach front lots. They are by permit only for $25 and spaces …

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Brigantine Cop Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault of Teen

From Press of Atlantic City > A Brigantine police officer pleaded guilty on Friday, May 20, to using his job to sexually assault a child. Ralph Pereira was arrested in May 2014, on charges including sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, for the assault of the then-16-year-old girl. The 10-year police veteran …

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Fox Watching Hen House. Brigantine Self-Examines Budget for Certification

Self-examination of the Brigantine City budget? Kinda sounds like a fox watching the hen house, huh? On Wed. May 18, Brigantine City Council needed to vote on official certification of the 2016 municipal budget. This year, they decided to SELF-EXAMINE. Hmmmmm. Watch this sad but true video. Witness Council & City Manager Stinson discuss ….then …

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Brigantine Cove, Tail-gating on Beach. Free 4×4 Permits for Military Veterans

At one time a secret hideaway for Brigantine locals, the COVE beach area has exploded with popularity. Visitors and part-time residents are quickly discovering one of Brigantine’s best kept secrets. It’s like a Brigantine tail-gate party in the sand. During the summer months, the COVE Beach is usually mobbed. It’s occasionally shutdown due to overcrowding, forcing …

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More 4×4 Cove Chaos in Brigantine for 2016. Reader Feedback

This pot needs stirring. I’m a born and raised 50 year resident of Brigantine. I’ve purchased a 4×4 beach permit almost every year since getting a drivers license. I will not be buying one this year. Here’s my story: Last year I went to the jetty early in the A.M. to fish. There were already some …

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SEE > Brigantine Public Employee Healthcare Benefit Package

Brigantine Public Employees enjoy some of the best healthcare benefits anywhere. They pay some of the lowest deductibles too. Good for them. Who can fault them for taking a benefits package that’s so great and rare…..you’ll think the following pages are a misprint. Can we afford this? Is YOUR health care this good? What do …

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Letter to Editor. Dog Park Facts & Issues.

From Sandy Weiss> Opening the dog park to the public without any means to monitor the immunization status of any attending dog can become a major issue and problem for Brigantine and its residents. Communicable diseases among dogs can run rampant in an uncontrolled environment and become a veterinarian’s and dog owners worst nightmare. As …

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Letter to Editor. Brigantine City Manager Contract is a Problem

Dear Editor: City council approved recently an employment contract for the City manager who was appointed by council in 2015.  There are several aspects of this agreement which should be known by, and of interest to, taxpayers, more so than might be expected from such a document.  The Brigantine Taxpayers Association commented on this contract at …

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Philip Guenther

Brigantine’s Phil Guenther to Lay off 40 Teachers Aides.

Parents and staff are protesting Phil Guenthers plan to privatize the services of personal aides assigned to students. Brigantine’s Guenther informed 40 aides they’ll be laid off as of June 30. Surprised? Don’t be. This downsizing isn’t happening inside the bloated Brigantine School district. Rather, School Superintendent Guenther, NOT Mayor Guenther, is sending 40 aides packin’ at …

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Discount Plumbing by Brigantine Public Works. Gas Station Dirt.

Brigantine Public Works getting into the plumbing business? Looks like it. We watched a crew of Brig DPW guys working for 3+ days…with lot’s of overtime… next to the Lighthouse in early March. A team of 14! city workers were ripping up a county road in order to connect water & sewer to the new …

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