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Archive for May, 2008

Father’s Day flights

May 30, 2008 | By | Comments More
Father’s Day flights

Dads of all ages are invited to take to the skies this Father’s Day. In an announcement received by Historic City News from Susan Green, Avia Flight Academy says that they will be offering Introductory Flight Lessons from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on June 15th at the St Augustine Airport.

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Nease attacked by vandals

May 29, 2008 | By | Comments More
Nease attacked by vandals

In a media release received by Historic City News today from SJSO Media Relations Officer Kevin Kelshaw, it was reported that three male suspects are currently being sought in connection with a large amount of vandalism that occurred over night at a St. Johns County School.

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Aerospace Academy family day Saturday

May 29, 2008 | By | Comments More
Aerospace Academy family day Saturday

Edward R. Wuellner, AAE, Executive Director of the St. Augustine and St. Johns County Airport Authority, notified Historic City News that the airport is hosting a family day for the St. Augustine High School Aerospace Academy this Saturday the 31st, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

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Cultural Events May 28 – June 5, 2008

May 29, 2008 | By | Comments More
Cultural Events May 28 – June 5, 2008

May 28 – Concert Those Guys, “rock & roll, easy listening” 7:00p.m. Free. St. Johns County Pier Pavilion, St. Augustine Beach Info: 347-8007 http://www.staugbchcivicassoc.com

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County signs prescription card contract

May 29, 2008 | By | Comments More
County signs prescription card contract

St. Johns County will soon be introducing a discount card program to help consumers cope with the high price of prescription drugs. The county has signed a contract to make free prescription drug discount cards available under a program sponsored by the National Association of Counties (NACo) that offers average savings of 20 percent off […]

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Space shuttle launch affects general aviation

May 28, 2008 | By | Comments More
Space shuttle launch affects general aviation

Edward R. Wuellner, AAE, Executive Director of the St. Augustine and St. Johns County Airport Authority, notified Historic City News of a media release from Arthur B. Ladd, DAFC, 45 Space Wing – Chief, Airspace Management, that is of special interest to the General Aviation Community, and public, concerning the scheduled upcoming shuttle launch.

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New Businesses through 05/26/2008

May 27, 2008 | By | Comments More
New Businesses through 05/26/2008

Begin Business Date: 05/19/2008 End Business Date: 05/26/2008 From the records of DENNIS W. HOLLINGSWORTH

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Marriage Licenses through 05/25/2008

May 27, 2008 | By | Comments More
Marriage Licenses through 05/25/2008

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Officials to attend regional leadership forum

May 27, 2008 | By | Comments More
Officials to attend regional leadership forum

Today, Historic City News was advised by the Office of Public Affairs of the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners that one or more St. Johns County Commissioners may attend a Regional Leadership Forum presented by Cornerstone at the St. Johns County Convention Center in World Golf Village on Wednesday and Thursday, May 28-29, […]

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IRS stimulus payment e-mail scam

May 27, 2008 | By | Comments More
IRS stimulus payment e-mail scam

Looking very official, the following e-mail – which was sent from a computer in the United Kingdom – was received by an editor at Historic City Media this morning; purporting to be a confirmation of the 2007 economic stimulus payment from the Internal Revenue Service. Those who are duped and respond to the linked inquiry […]

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County Candidates Forum

May 26, 2008 | By | Comments More
County Candidates Forum

The St. Johns County Civic Association Roundtable will host a County Candidates Forum on Wednesday, June 18, 2008, between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The event will be held at the County Auditorium located at 4020 Lewis Speedway.

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Anastasia Mosquito Control District open house

May 26, 2008 | By | Comments More
Anastasia Mosquito Control District open house

According to an announcement received by Historic City News from Gina LeBlanc, the Anastasia Mosquito Control District has extended an invitation for the public to attend an open house in order to learn what services the district provides to St. Johns County and how the public can “fight the bite.”

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Enchantment on the Orient Express

May 25, 2008 | By | Comments More
Enchantment on the Orient Express

Preparations are under way for the Flagler Health Care Foundation’s June 21 Gala VI, Enchantment on the Orient Express, at the Ginn Hammock Beach Resort located in Palm Coast. The committee, chaired by Mr. and Mrs. Brendan O’Connell and Dr. and Mrs. William Platko, will take guests on an imaginary journey through Germany, Italy, France […]

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Man found beaten in West Augustine

May 23, 2008 | By | Comments More
Man found beaten in West Augustine

A suspect or suspects are being sought in connection with the beating of a 49-year old St. Johns County man found early this morning. The victim was found on the ground by a passerby at 6:30 a.m. near the area of W. King St. and S. St. Johns Ave.

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Board and Committee Vacancies

May 22, 2008 | By | Comments More
Board and Committee Vacancies

In a media release from Karen Pan with the Office of Public Affairs, Historic City News and Media was advised that St. Johns County is currently accepting applications for the following Board and Committee vacancies.

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Hastings kidnapping and battery reported

May 22, 2008 | By | Comments More
Hastings kidnapping and battery reported

A 58-year old Hastings man was arrested on charges of sexual battery, kidnapping, aggravated assault and battery this afternoon according to information received from Sgt. Chuck Mulligan with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect, identified as Joseph M. Dennis, 58, 811 N. Main St., was located hiding at another residence in the 800 […]

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Inaugural class – “Crisis Intervention Team”

May 22, 2008 | By | Comments More
Inaugural class – “Crisis Intervention Team”

Stating that when budget cuts come around, the most “at need” are truly the first affected, Sheriff David Shoar introduced Historic City News and other media representatives to the first class of Crisis Intervention Team trainees from local law enforcement and social services agencies in St. Johns County.

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2007 Evaluation and Appraisal Report

May 21, 2008 | By | Comments More
2007 Evaluation and Appraisal Report

In a five page Letter of Understanding sent less than 30 days ago from Teresa Bishop, AICP, Director of Growth Management Services for St. Johns County, which was sent to Mr. Mike McDaniel, Chief of the Florida Office of Comprehensive Planning, Division of Community Planning, Department of Community Affairs; Bishop outlined the 12 major issues […]

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Cultural Events May 21 – May 29

May 21, 2008 | By | Comments More
Cultural Events May 21 – May 29

May 21- Senior Showcase Zachary Longstreet, “Just the Music and Me” 7:00p.m. St. Augustine High School Black Box Theatre 3205 Varella Ave., St. Augustine Info: 819-8530

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Boat ramp construction

May 21, 2008 | By | Comments More
Boat ramp construction

Moultrie Creek Boat Ramp to be closed for construction The St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department has announced the Moultrie Creek Boat Ramp will be closed for approximately 60 days to accommodate construction. Renovations will include a new boat ramp, wooden and floating docks, a canoe/kayak launch area, new parking area, new entrance road […]

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Arrest in capital sexual battery case

May 21, 2008 | By | Comments More
Arrest in capital sexual battery case

According to a report received by Historic City News this morning, a 39-year old St. Johns County man was arrested on a charge of capital sexual battery Tuesday evening. Media Relations Officer Kevin Kelshaw says that the suspect, identified as Ricky Eugene Luke, 39, was booked into the County Jail where he remains on $100,000 […]

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Dare Not Walk Alone

May 20, 2008 | By | Comments More
Dare Not Walk Alone

Flash Film Trailer In this groundbreaking film, director Jeremy Dean, takes an unflinching look at themes echoed in current events like hurricane Katrina and recent award-winning movies such as “Hustle and Flow” and “Crash”.

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Burglary and theft charges land suspect in jail

May 20, 2008 | By | Comments More
Burglary and theft charges land suspect in jail

Sheriff’s Office Media Relations Officer Kevin Kelshaw reported to Historic City News this afternoon that a 25-year old man was arrested on two counts each of burglary and grand theft as well as one count of petit theft Monday evening.

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Burglary suspects arrested

May 20, 2008 | By | Comments More
Burglary suspects arrested

Two St. Johns County men were arrested on burglary and other charges Monday evening, according to a media release received by Historic City News.

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Holiday closings

May 20, 2008 | By | Comments More
Holiday closings

In a press release from Karen Pan, Office of Public Affairs, Historic City News was advised that all offices of the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners will be closed Monday, May 26, in observance of Memorial Day.

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Pet adoption event on Saturday

May 20, 2008 | By | Comments More
Pet adoption event on Saturday

Come join the St. Johns County Pet Center for a special adoption day on Saturday, May 24, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. In addition to cats and dogs being available for adoption, bracelets will be given out to children and individuals may sign-up to volunteer at the Pet Center.

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Accused child molester arrested

May 20, 2008 | By | Comments More
Accused child molester arrested

A 33-year old St. Johns County man was arrested Monday afternoon on a charge of lewd and lascivious molestation upon a victim under the age of 12 according to a press release received by Historic City News and Media this morning from SJSO Media Relations Officer Kevin Kelshaw.

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Identity phishing leads to reported credit fraud

May 20, 2008 | By | Comments More
Identity phishing leads to reported credit fraud

In a classic case of Internet fraud, a St. Augustine man reported to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office yesterday that he had responded to an e-mail requesting updated credit information – and e-mail that he believed came from America Online; his Internet Service Provider.

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Airport approves two new air charters

May 19, 2008 | By | Comments More
Airport approves two new air charters

Monday evening, The St. Augustine and St. Johns County Airport Authority voted unanimously to approve operating agreements with two scheduled air charter operators, Casino Direct Air (a division of Myrtle Beach Direct Air) and Craig Air Center Charter.

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New Businesses through 05/18/2008

May 19, 2008 | By | Comments More
New Businesses through 05/18/2008

Begin Business Date: 05/12/2008 End Business Date: 05/18/2008 From the records of DENNIS W. HOLLINGSWORTH

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