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Archive for September, 2008

Screen Arts Gallery opens group show

September 30, 2008 | By More
Screen Arts Gallery opens group show

Historic City News learned about the ”Secret Code” Art Exhibit opening at The Gallery at Screen Arts beginning Friday October 3, 2008 – 6pm – Midnight. Live DJs will be spinning music for the duration. The show will run thru November 30, 2008.

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Classes available

September 28, 2008 | By More
Classes available

Please call ahead, as changing weather conditions may affect some events.

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Workshop-classroom space available

September 28, 2008 | By More
Workshop-classroom space available

Are you an arts teacher in need of affordable classroom space?

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Call for Actors

September 28, 2008 | By More
Call for Actors

Auditions for Veddy Theatre Group’s original holiday script will be at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Tuesday, October 14th according to an announcement distributed by the St. Johns Cultural Council to Historic City News this week.

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Hosts needed for Crescent Beach Paint Out

September 28, 2008 | By More
Hosts needed for Crescent Beach Paint Out

Sponsors willing to host one or two artist in their condominium between October 18th and 25th are sought.

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Elections office needs address by Tuesday

September 28, 2008 | By More
Elections office needs address by Tuesday

In an effort to ensure voters receive their sample ballot for the General Election, the Supervisor of Elections Office must have the voter’s up-to-date address no later than Tuesday, September 30, 2008, according to an announcement from Jenny O’Dell received by Historic City News last week.

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Baracoa group seeks help for Cuba

September 28, 2008 | By More
Baracoa group seeks help for Cuba

In a communication from Kristy Weeks, Historic City News was asked to announce that Cubans living in Baracoa are confronting unprecedented pain and suffering and need our help following recent tropical storm damage from hurricanes Gustav, Hanna and Ike.

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CMSJ volunteers for Ancient City Kids Day

September 28, 2008 | By More
CMSJ volunteers for Ancient City Kids Day

Children’s Museum of St. Johns is excited to be getting back in the “swing of things” after a brief summer break, according to an announcement received by Historic City News from Kathy C. Weed, Founding Board Member and Volunteer Coordinator.

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Le Cafe

September 26, 2008 | By More
Le Cafe

Le Cafe celebrates it’s grand opening opening this week so we thought we’d go check it out.

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Is your Internet provider watching you?

September 26, 2008 | By More
Is your Internet provider watching you?

In a staff piece that appeared in PC World today, I was reminded of how “comfortable” most Internet users are with the companies who provide them with their Internet service — not realizing just how much information about them their ISP has.

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Cultural Events September 24 – October 2

September 26, 2008 | By More
Cultural Events September 24 – October 2

Please call ahead, as changing weather conditions may affect some events.

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Weekend events of interest

September 26, 2008 | By More
Weekend events of interest

Communications Director Jay Humphreys with the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau has reported to Historic City News several special events for this weekend that may be of interest to our readers.

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Strategic Plan Steering Committee to meet

September 26, 2008 | By More
Strategic Plan Steering Committee to meet

University of Florida Facilities Planning and Construction Division, Assistant Director, Linda B. Dixon, AICP reported to Historic City News that the next meeting of the St. Augustine Historic District Strategic Plan Steering Committee will be held on October 6, 2008.

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Man shot in road-rage incident

September 26, 2008 | By More
Man shot in road-rage incident

Media Relations Officer Kevin Kelshaw reported to Historic City News this morning that Detectives with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Unit are investigating a possible “road rage” incident that occurred Thursday night.

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Rides available for FPAN event

September 24, 2008 | By More
Rides available for FPAN event

Historic City News has learned that Florida Public Archaeology Network is offering rides to Jacksonville for an upcoming program on historic cemeteries to be held on October 2nd at 7:00 p.m.

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Neighborhood Council activities and plans

September 24, 2008 | By More
Neighborhood Council activities and plans

In an e-mail from the Neighborhood Council of St. Augustine, Inc., to the various Neighborhood Associations, Historic City News was updated on recent activities and future plans for the Council.

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Walk America now March for Babies

September 24, 2008 | By More
Walk America now March for Babies

For the next four months you may see some deputy sheriff’s sporting stubble on their faces. This isn’t a new fad, but a fundraiser within the Sheriff’s Office for the March of Dimes. For the second year in a row, St. Johns County Sheriff David Shoar has allowed employees to sport beards with a donation […]

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Soldiers of Conscience

September 24, 2008 | By More
Soldiers of Conscience

Historic City News has learned that local resident, Kevin O’Brien, who worked as Director of Photography on the film “Soldiers of Conscience” is finally getting to see his film aired.

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Be a Player Family Event

September 24, 2008 | By More
Be a Player Family Event

Historic City News was informed that the whole family is invited to the “Be a Player Family Event” at the future site of Bird Island Park, located behind the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library according to Ginny Simpson, Chair of the Bird Island Park Board of Directors.

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Absentee ballots available

September 23, 2008 | By More
Absentee ballots available

For your convenience, Vote by Mail, in the comfort of your home and avoid Election Day lines by contacting the Supervisor of Elections Office to request your absentee ballot TODAY!

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Special Voter Registration Hours

September 23, 2008 | By More
Special Voter Registration Hours

Have you Registered to Vote? Jenny M. O’Dell, Director Of Public Information & Voter Education for the Supervisor of Elections informed Historic City News this morning that if you haven’t already registered, there’s still time.

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New Businesses through 09/21/2008

September 23, 2008 | By More
New Businesses through 09/21/2008

Begin Business Date: 09/15/2008 End Business Date: 09/21/2008 From the records of DENNIS W. HOLLINGSWORTH

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Marriage Licenses through 09/21/2008

September 23, 2008 | By More
Marriage Licenses through 09/21/2008

From the records of Cheryl Strickland St. Johns County Clerk of Court

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Radio program features CMSJ officers

September 21, 2008 | By More
Radio program features CMSJ officers

Jennifer Koppman, Children’s Museum of St. Johns President, and Susan Connor, Vice President, will be the featured guests on the “Our Community” radio show hosted by John Reardon on Monday, September 22nd from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

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Teen accused of lewd acts on children

September 21, 2008 | By More
Teen accused of lewd acts on children

According to arrest reports published by the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office, an 18-year-old man accused of committing sex acts with two girls under the age of 5 has been taken into custody.

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Development of tourism master plan for county

September 20, 2008 | By More
Development of tourism master plan for county

The first step in developing the Destination Management Plan for St. Johns County will be taken on Tuesday, September 23rd at the Convention Center located at World Golf Village.

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CMSJ: Summary of Community Roundtable

September 20, 2008 | By More
CMSJ: Summary of Community Roundtable

The Board of Directors of the Children’s Museum of St. Johns updated Historic City News yesterday with a summary on ideas and suggestions developed during their Community Roundtable Meetings.

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St Johns County schools need supplies

September 20, 2008 | By More
St Johns County schools need supplies

Kris Phillips, Station Manager of local radio stations Newstalk 1240 WFOY and ESPN Radio 1420 WAOC reported to Historic City News that in conjunction with Ripley’s Entertainment, they are collecting much-needed school supplies for the cash-strapped St. Johns County School District.

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Stab victim’s injuries not life threatening

September 20, 2008 | By More
Stab victim’s injuries not life threatening

At about 10:30 last night, the St Johns County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Winn-Dixie parking lot at Solano Road and AIA North in Ponte Vedra Beach according to a media alert received by Historic City News from SGT C. E. Mulligan.

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Missing jet skier feared lost is located

September 20, 2008 | By More
Missing jet skier feared lost is located

At approximately 11:30 last night, Historic City News was updated that a missing jet skier came ashore near the St. Augustine Beach Resort in St. Augustine Beach. “He is well and being reunited with his family” according to SJSO SGT Chuck Mulligan.

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