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Archive for October, 2008

Ben Franklin in town for Election Day

October 31, 2008 | By | Comments More
Ben Franklin in town for Election Day

Historic City News has learned that Benjamin Franklin will spend Election Day November 4th at several St. Augustine polls beginning at 10:00 a.m.

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Deputies arrest construction theft suspects

October 31, 2008 | By | Comments More
Deputies arrest construction theft suspects

Two Duval County men were arrested Thursday morning on charges of trespassing on a construction site and petit theft according to SJSO Media Relations Officer Kevin Kelshaw in a report provided to Historic City News.

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Burglar of beach home arrested

October 31, 2008 | By | Comments More
Burglar of beach home arrested

According to a media release received by Historic City News this morning, a 38-year old Duval County man was arrested on charges of burglary to a dwelling and petit theft yesterday morning.

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Live radio talk show on ESPN AM1420

October 31, 2008 | By | Comments More
Live radio talk show on ESPN AM1420

Historic City News learned about what promises to be the southeast’s most comprehensive live radio golf show beginning November 1st on ESPN AM1420.

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November events at the library

October 30, 2008 | By | Comments More
November events at the library

Historic City News was asked to invite readers to enjoy the following FREE events at the Library. Complete calendars are available at local branch libraries or at http://www.sjcpls.org.

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Cultural events October 29th to November 6th

October 30, 2008 | By | Comments More
Cultural events October 29th to November 6th

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

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Artworthy: Tara Ferreira

October 30, 2008 | By | Comments More
Artworthy: Tara Ferreira

Occupation? “Costume Designer, Photography Stylist, Painter, Jeweler, Mom, Wife, and so much more.” Artist or advocate? “Artist.”

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Holy Cross offers Halloween prayer service

October 29, 2008 | By | Comments More
Holy Cross offers Halloween prayer service

One church in St. Augustine is offering a new event to participate in this Halloween according to an announcement received by Historic City News from Communications Director Barb Hanrahan.

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Fake suicide leads to arrest of fugitive

October 29, 2008 | By | Comments More
Fake suicide leads to arrest of fugitive

Historic City News has learned that a 39-year old St. Johns County man, who allegedly faked a suicide yesterday, was located and arrested early this morning following a violent attack at a Elizabeth Dr. residence.

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Juvenile arrested in home invasion robbery

October 28, 2008 | By | Comments More
Juvenile arrested in home invasion robbery

17-year old St. Johns County male juvenile was arrested on a charge of home invasion robbery early this morning according to a Historic City News release from Kevin Kelshaw, SJSO Media Relations Officer.

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New Businesses through 10/26/2008

October 28, 2008 | By | Comments More
New Businesses through 10/26/2008

Begin Business Date: 10/20/2008 End Business Date: 10/26/2008 From the records of DENNIS W. HOLLINGSWORTH

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Local forum sparks humorous retort

October 28, 2008 | By | Comments More
Local forum sparks humorous retort

Especially at election time, the blogs and forums are full of supporters and detractors trying to convince you that their candidate or issue is the one right choice. One local discussion forum is responding with a rather irreverent but humorous retort in the form of a baseball cap.

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Flagler pleas to drug and firearms charges

October 27, 2008 | By | Comments More
Flagler pleas to drug and firearms charges

A 35-year old St. Johns County man, who has a history with law enforcement, but has not served much time, accepted a federal plea deal recently stemming from an incident that occurred nearly two years ago according to a report received by Historic City News today.

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Suspected Ponte Vedra Beach burglars arrested

October 27, 2008 | By | Comments More
Suspected Ponte Vedra Beach burglars arrested

Historic City News has learned that two Ponte Vedra Beach teenagers were arrested on charges of burglary to a conveyance and possession of burglary tools early this morning.

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District 20 legislative endorsement

October 27, 2008 | By | Comments More
District 20 legislative endorsement

Election Day, November 4th is quickly approaching. We are in the second week of early voting and absentee ballots are being collected. It is with great thought that careful consideration that we ask citizens to cast their votes.

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Flagler College hosts “Believe in Baracoa”

October 26, 2008 | By | Comments More
Flagler College hosts “Believe in Baracoa”

Historic City News has learned that a public relations group at Flagler College will present “Believe in Baracoa” from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 28th at the Gamache-Koger Theater in Flagler College’s Ringhaver Student Center.

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Marriage Licenses through 10/26/2008

October 26, 2008 | By | Comments More
Marriage Licenses through 10/26/2008

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

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Guest Column: A Penny for Your Thoughts!

October 24, 2008 | By | Comments More
Guest Column: A Penny for Your Thoughts!

The one cent sales tax “IS” conservative! Let’s face it, the proposed local option one cent sales tax may be earmarked for Conservation and Transportation, but the secondary benefits to St. Johns County will be tremendous.

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Suspected burglar charged with home invasion

October 24, 2008 | By | Comments More
Suspected burglar charged with home invasion

A 42-year old Putnam County man, arrested last week on burglary and other charges, faces additional charges today stemming from a home invasion earlier this month according to a report received by Historic City News.

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Fire truck collision

October 24, 2008 | By | Comments More
Fire truck collision

Historic City News photographer Kerry McGuire was on the scene of this mornings collision between a St. Johns County fire engine and a small passenger car.

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Guest Column: Chuck Meide at LAMP

October 23, 2008 | By | Comments More
Guest Column: Chuck Meide at LAMP

Help Preserve Florida’s Working Waterfronts While we here at LAMP and the Lighthouse do not often advocate political issues, sometimes there are items on the ballot that are particularly important for historic preservation or maritime heritage.

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1940’s WWII Dinner and Dance

October 23, 2008 | By | Comments More
1940’s WWII Dinner and Dance

Historic City News has received this snapshot of Dan Holiday and President Millie Huggins of the St Augustine Airport Aircraft Pilots Association at the recent 1940’s WWII Dinner and Dance held at Galaxy Aviation.

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County administration building dedication

October 23, 2008 | By | Comments More
County administration building dedication

The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners invites the public to the Dedication and Grand Opening of the new St. Johns County Administration Building on Tuesday, October 28th according to an announcement received by Historic City News on yesterday.

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Great Bubble Blow-Out

October 23, 2008 | By | Comments More
Great Bubble Blow-Out

Historic City News learned that on Saturday, October 25th, the Children’s Museum of St. Johns (CMSJ) will debut its newest hands-on, interactive activity for children at Ancient City Kids Day, a festival for children sponsored by EPIC Community Services.

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Ideas from Cathedral Ministries

October 23, 2008 | By | Comments More
Ideas from Cathedral Ministries

Christine McMillan with Cathedral Ministries updated Historic City News on the upcoming events.

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District 5 school board endorsement

October 22, 2008 | By | Comments More
District 5 school board endorsement

Election Day, November 4th is quickly approaching, early voting begins Monday and absentee ballots are being collected. It is with great thought that careful consideration that we ask citizens to cast their votes.

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Cultural Events October 22 – October 30

October 22, 2008 | By | Comments More
Cultural Events October 22 – October 30

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

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Let There Be Light!

October 22, 2008 | By | Comments More
Let There Be Light!

Historic City News has learned that’s the theme of the St. Johns Cultural Council’s November 29th art exhibit.

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Hastings armed robbery reported

October 21, 2008 | By | Comments More
Hastings armed robbery reported

Media Relations Officer Kevin Kelshaw reported to Historic City News today that on Monday evening at 9:20 p.m. deputies responded to the scene of an armed robbery at the Dollar General Store in the 100 block of North Main Street, Hastings.

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Paws and Claws adoption event

October 21, 2008 | By | Comments More
Paws and Claws adoption event

Come join the St. Johns County Pet Center for a special adoption day on Saturday, October 25th from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Both dogs and cats will be available for a $55 adoption fee, which includes neutering or spaying, rabies vaccinations and shots.

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