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Archive for January, 2009

What will become of The Record?

January 31, 2009 | By More
What will become of The Record?

Morris Publishing Group, LLC announced this week that it hired Lazard Freres & Co. LLC as its financial advisor and Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg, LLP as legal counsel.

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Public invited to Journey of Freedom screening

January 31, 2009 | By More
Public invited to Journey of Freedom screening

Wednesday, February 11th, the public is invited for a 55 minute screening of “JOURNEY TO FREEDOM“, a new documentary feature (scheduled for release in 2010) that is directed by Academy Award Winner Deborah Shaffer.

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Mayor ready to welcome Aviles delegation

January 31, 2009 | By More
Mayor ready to welcome Aviles delegation

Historic City News has received an announcement from Mayor Joe Boles today that St. Augustine will once again have the opportunity to welcome an official delegation from its sister city, Avilés, Spain.

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The Figure in Art exhibition

January 30, 2009 | By More
The Figure in Art exhibition

The St. Johns Cultural Council’s Art Advocate Gallery will open The Figure in Art: Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture on Saturday, January 31, 2009 according to an announcement received by Historic City News today.

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6th Annual Yesterdays Festival

January 30, 2009 | By More
6th Annual Yesterdays Festival

Florida Public Archaeology Network is getting into the swing of things this spring and they’ve asked Historic City News to invite our readers to the 6th Annual Yesterdays Festival at Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park.

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Sanchez draws early opposition for Seat 2

January 30, 2009 | By More
Sanchez draws early opposition for Seat 2

Historic City News received confirmation this afternoon that local entertainer Merrill Paul Roland has filed a statement of candidacy with the office of the Supervisor of Elections in his bid for County Commission District 2.

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Art exhibits and activities

January 29, 2009 | By More
Art exhibits and activities

The St. Augustine Art Association is looking for artists to enter the upcoming juried Spring Art and Craft Festival held April 18th & 19th.

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Celebrities Support Survivors with Shoe-In

January 29, 2009 | By More
Celebrities Support Survivors with Shoe-In

Historic City News has been asked to announce that Friday, March 6 is the deadline to enter the Betty Griffin House Celebrity Shoe-In.

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Cultural Events January 28 – February 5

January 29, 2009 | By More
Cultural Events January 28 – February 5

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

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Spring Recreation Programs for Kids

January 29, 2009 | By More
Spring Recreation Programs for Kids

The St. Johns County Recreation and Parks Department has announced the following youth activities to Historic City News this morning.

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New Businesses through 01/25/2009

January 28, 2009 | By More
New Businesses through 01/25/2009

Begin Business Date: 01/19/2009 End Business Date: 01/25/2009 From the records of DENNIS W. HOLLINGSWORTH

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Weekend entertainment choices are varied

January 28, 2009 | By More
Weekend entertainment choices are varied

Communications Director Jay Humphreys with the St. Augustine Visitors and Convention Bureau reported to Historic City News that movies, arts and chocolate top several event choices in America’s Oldest City this weekend.

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Marriage Licenses through 01/25/2009

January 27, 2009 | By More
Marriage Licenses through 01/25/2009

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

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February events at Southeast Branch Library

January 27, 2009 | By More
February events at Southeast Branch Library

The public is invited to two upcoming events at the Southeast Branch Library located at 6670 US 1 South in St. Augustine according to an announcement received by Historic City News this afternoon.

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Personnel recognized during Night for Heroes

January 27, 2009 | By More
Personnel recognized during Night for Heroes

Historic City News would like to congratulate several Fire Rescue personnel who recently were recognized for their lifesaving efforts during Trauma One’s annual program “A Night for Heroes”.

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Product demo day at St. Johns Golf Club

January 27, 2009 | By More
Product demo day at St. Johns Golf Club

Brian Hart has informed Historic City news that the St. Johns Golf Club will host a free Demo Day on Saturday, February 7th, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

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Seasonal Aerobatic Training

January 27, 2009 | By More
Seasonal Aerobatic Training

The St. Augustine Airport has asked Historic City News to announce the “seasonal” increase in Aerobatic Box use at the St. Augustine Airport.

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Legislative delegation meeting agenda

January 27, 2009 | By More
Legislative delegation meeting agenda

Historic City News received the final agenda for tomorrow’s meeting of the St. Johns County Legislative Delegation from Alison Johnson, Legislative Aide to District 20 Representative Bill Proctor.

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Author Tim Dorsey visits Bartram Trail Library

January 26, 2009 | By More
Author Tim Dorsey visits Bartram Trail Library

New York Times Best-selling author Tim Dorsey will make an appearance at the Bartram Trail Branch Library on Saturday, February 7 according to an announcement received at Historic City News this afternoon.

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Shots fired in Ponte Vedra Beach altercation

January 26, 2009 | By More
Shots fired in Ponte Vedra Beach altercation

Kevin Kelshaw has reported to Historic City News that a 28-year old Duval County man has been arrested this morning on charges of aggravated battery and reckless endangerment with a firearm following an incident outside a residence in Ponte Vedra Beach.

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City Commission meeting 01/26/2009

January 26, 2009 | By More
City Commission meeting 01/26/2009

Historic City News reminds everyone that the City Commission of the City Of St. Augustine will hold it’s regular meeting Monday, January 26, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. in the Alcazar Room of City Hall.

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Stevenson receives re-appointment

January 23, 2009 | By More
Stevenson receives re-appointment

Historic City News learned today that Governor Charlie Crist has appointed seven members to the Florida Legislative Committee on Intergovernmental Relations — including St. Johns County Commissioner Cynthia W. Stevenson.

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15th season of Nights of Lights a big success

January 23, 2009 | By More
15th season of Nights of Lights a big success

The 15th season of the Nights of Lights, St. Augustine’s winter celebration of light, concludes on Saturday, January 31st. By all accounts it was a successful season according to an announcement received by Historic City News this afternoon.

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4th annual St. Johns Reads program

January 23, 2009 | By More
4th annual St. Johns Reads program

Historic City News has learned that the St. Johns County Public Library System has invited the community to join together in the enjoyment of reading and the 4th annual ST. JOHNS READS program during the entire month of February.

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More warrants – more arrests in PVB

January 23, 2009 | By More
More warrants – more arrests in PVB

Kevin Kelshaw reported to Historic City News this morning that four people were arrested at a Ponte Vedra Beach home following the execution of a search warrant Thursday afternoon.

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Street closings for Saturday Fun Run

January 22, 2009 | By More
Street closings for Saturday Fun Run

The 28th annual Matanzas 5000 & Fun Run on Saturday, January 24 will necessitate the closing of some streets and traffic disruptions according to information received by Historic City News this afternoon from Cathy DuPont in the City Office of Public Affairs.

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Girl attacked at Royal St. Augustine

January 22, 2009 | By More
Girl attacked at Royal St. Augustine

A 10-year old St. Johns County girl reported an assault that occurred Wednesday afternoon near her residence in the 2000 block of W. Lymington Way in Royal St. Augustine according to an alert received by Historic City News this morning.

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Cultural Events January 21 – January 29

January 22, 2009 | By More
Cultural Events January 21 – January 29

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

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From artifacts to art gallery

January 22, 2009 | By More
From artifacts to art gallery

City archaeologist presents art colony evidence

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Section of Charlotte Street to be repaired

January 22, 2009 | By More
Section of Charlotte Street to be repaired

The City of St. Augustine will close one block of Charlotte St., from King St. north to Cathedral Place, for underground utility repairs.

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