Elliot Becker

Water Weenie in Brigantine Since 2001

According to local resident; Chris Howe, the ‘Water Weenie’ was established back in 2001 by a Brigantine city employee. Since then, this pontoon snack boat has parked itself on the beach down at the popular ‘COVE’ beach in Brigantine. Local businesses have not been happy that Brigantine allows un-regulated and un-documented business to operate within …

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High Cost of Low Grades. Brigantine Student Performance Slips Again.

Brigantine Elementary & Middle school performance results have been released for 2014, and parents are not happy. The results show academic performance of Brigantine students seriously lags in comparison to schools across the state. The Brigantine middle school is borderline bottom 20%… when compared to schools across the state. These students are on the cusp …

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The Real Brigantine

https://www.facebook.com/TheRealBrigantine >> To the editor, from Fran Heineman. As seen in the Brigantine Beachcomber Newspaper >> This is a response to Mayor Guenther’s article in the Jan. 2 Beachcomber, “Together we can move Brigantine forward.” To quote the mayor, “New members of City Council will be seated in January, bringing fresh ideas and a less …

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Should Brigantine Go Non-Profit with Golf Course?

Will the Links at Brigantine Golf follow in the footsteps of Egg Harbor Twp’s City golf course? Let’s hope not. On Jan. 7, Harry Hurley from WPG Radio 1450am had Mays Landing Country Club owner Jim Fraser in the studio. They were talking about the questionable activity going on at EHT’s McCullough Emerald Links. Fraser …

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Brigantine Real Estate

New Years Resolution for your Brigantine Home

From Lynn Seck & Weichert Brigantine Realty. What’s Your New Year’s Resolution for your Brigantine house? January 1 provides us with a proverbial blank slate, but it often brings an accompanying sense of dread. It’s time for New Year’s resolutions, but instead of dealing with yet another diet or expensive gym membership, bring your resolutions home …

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Looking Back: Brigantine Lawsuits Financed by Taxpayers

Lawsuits, grievances and pay-outs; business as usual on Brigantine Beach. From the archives. MARCH 2011 >> A woman working for the Brigantine Police Department told an investigator that she “feels like the chief is stalking her” shortly before Jim Frugoli publicly resigned after an 18-month tenure in the post. Written by Joe Tyrell from NewJerseyNewsRoom.com. Frugoli referred to …

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Brigantine Fireman Plows Into Police Truck

Brigantine Police say that Erik Ireland, off-duty firefighter for Brigantine, rammed into a stopped police truck driven by Officer DeLeon. On October 25, DeLeon was said to have stopped for folks crossing street at Brigantine Ave. & 20th St. south. DeLeon was then forcefully hit from behind by a red Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by …

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Brigantine FD Union Head Gets Political on Facebook. Violation of Non-Profit Rules?

Did Captain Platt of the Brigantine Fire Department ignore non-profit rules when he posted political attacks on the Brigantine Firefighter Union Facebook page? That’s what could potentially be the case when reviewing rules for non-profit organizations. Once accused by City officials of not being ‘management material’, the Brigantine FD union head is fighting back and supporting …

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