Cathy and Joe Pantilione, of Vineland, talked as they were dressed as pirates for the fifth annual Maritime Festival at Hereford Inlet Lighthouse in North Wildwood on Sunday. They both work for Brethren of the Roast, which sends out pirates for any occasion.

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