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Archive for March, 2009

Sign of the season

March 31, 2009 | By | Comments More
Sign of the season

Last week, local photographer Bob Honiker published this photograph of lillies in front of a home on Pine Street.

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April is Sea Turtle Awareness Month

March 31, 2009 | By | Comments More
April is Sea Turtle Awareness Month

The Board of County Commissioners has proclaimed April as Sea Turtle Awareness Month according to a report received by Historic City News from Habitat Conservation Coordinator Tara Dodson.

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Commissioner Stevenson is guest speaker

March 30, 2009 | By | Comments More
Commissioner Stevenson is guest speaker

Historic City News has learned that St. Johns County Commission Chairman Cyndi Stevenson will be the next guest speaker before The Marketplace Christian Professionals group on Thursday, April 9, 2009.

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West King Street section closed for repairs

March 30, 2009 | By | Comments More
West King Street section closed for repairs

Project Manager Nick Perpich in the St. Johns County Engineering Division reported to Historic City News that beginning today and lasting for approximately the next four months, the westbound lane of West King Street will be closed between US 1 and Palmer Street/Pellicer Lane.

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WWII era depth charge washes ashore

March 30, 2009 | By | Comments More
WWII era depth charge washes ashore

While still dark and with water intruding into the hole, deputies responded to Ponte Vedra Beach this morning to investigate a possible World War II generation military ordinance discovered in the sand.

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Grossberg closes Writers-in-Residence season

March 29, 2009 | By | Comments More
Grossberg closes Writers-in-Residence season

Historic City News has learned that poet Benjamin Grossberg will wrap up the Writers-in-Residence 2008-2009 season with his reading on April 15th according to Liz Daube, Flagler College Media Specialist.

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Marriage Licenses through 03/29/2009

March 29, 2009 | By | Comments More
Marriage Licenses through 03/29/2009

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

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Journalism students win state, regional awards

March 29, 2009 | By | Comments More
Journalism students win state, regional awards

Three Flagler College journalism students have won four state and regional awards for work published online or broadcast in 2008 according to an announcement from Brian Thompson, Director of Public Information.

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Alvarez wins Enterprising Women’s award

March 29, 2009 | By | Comments More
Alvarez wins Enterprising Women’s award

Media Specialist Liz Daube reported to Historic City News that Flagler College senior Jamie Alvarez recently received a leadership award from the Enterprising Women’s Leadership Institute of Florida.

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Friday morning shooting

March 27, 2009 | By | Comments More
Friday morning shooting

Detectives with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office Robbery Homicide Unit are investigating a shooting that occurred early this morning at an apartment in the 100 block of Gunby Circle according to a report received by Historic City News from Media Relations Officer Kevin Kelshaw.

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Blessing of the Fleet 2009

March 26, 2009 | By | Comments More
Blessing of the Fleet 2009

On Palm Sunday, April 5, vessels ranging in size from shrimp trawlers to motorboats will receive a traditional blessing from the Very Reverend Thomas S. Willis, pastor of the Cathedral-Basilica of St. Augustine according to an announcement received by Historic City News.

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Weekend DUI checkpoints

March 26, 2009 | By | Comments More
Weekend DUI checkpoints

Kevin Kelshaw reported to Historic City News that Deputies with the Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit will be out in force this weekend in an effort to remove impaired drivers off the road.

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Events for 2009 Easter Festival

March 26, 2009 | By | Comments More
Events for 2009 Easter Festival

April 3 Knighting Ceremony – When a person works hard to do a good job, they are said to be a hard worker. When a person adds a few extra hours of volunteer work to aid the community in which they live, they are said to be good citizens. Here in St. Augustine, when a […]

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Nesting areas staked off through August

March 26, 2009 | By | Comments More
Nesting areas staked off through August

Historic City News has been asked to alert residents and visitors who drive on St. Johns County beaches that this summer local, state and federal authorities are staking off areas of the beach to prevent human disturbance of returning beach nesting birds.

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New Businesses through 03/22/2009

March 26, 2009 | By | Comments More
New Businesses through 03/22/2009

Begin Business Date: 03/16/2009 End Business Date: 03/22/2009 From the records of DENNIS W. HOLLINGSWORTH

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Burglar caught by alert deputy

March 26, 2009 | By | Comments More
Burglar caught by alert deputy

Kevin Kelshaw has reported to Historic City News that a 28-year old St. Johns County man was arrested on a charge of burglary to a dwelling Wednesday night.

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Timeout to regroup at Francis Field

March 25, 2009 | By | Comments More
Timeout to regroup at Francis Field

George Gardner reports that Public Affairs Director Paul Williamson recently won commission approval to delay any further applications for use of Francis Field until a management plan can be developed.

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City Commission meeting will be busy

March 25, 2009 | By | Comments More
City Commission meeting will be busy

Historic City News has learned that with six public hearings, Mayor Joe Boles is predicting the city commission’s next regular meeting on April 27th could be a long one.

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Mobile vendor loses appeal

March 25, 2009 | By | Comments More
Mobile vendor loses appeal

According to an item in The St Augustine Report, Historic City News has learned that a mobile vendor recently lost his zoning appeal.

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City promoted to New York travel media

March 23, 2009 | By | Comments More
City promoted to New York travel media

Communications Manager Barbara Golden reported to Historic City News that in early March, representatives from the Visitors and Convention Bureau presented an evening of interactive activities and exhibits to top producing New York based travel media.

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Support Guana Tolomato Matanzas Reserve

March 23, 2009 | By | Comments More
Support Guana Tolomato Matanzas Reserve

Our neighbor to the north, the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, is in danger of losing a major portion of its funding unless we act now.

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Lighthouse subject of documentary

March 23, 2009 | By | Comments More
Lighthouse subject of documentary

Historic City News has learned that The St. Augustine Lighthouse will be the subject of a new WJCT documentary which premieres at 10:00 p.m. March 26, 2009 on WJCT TV.

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Flagler Theatre presents Sleeping Beauty

March 22, 2009 | By | Comments More
Flagler Theatre presents Sleeping Beauty

The Flagler College Department of Theatre Arts will present the musical “Enchanted Sleeping Beauty” April 3 – 5 according to an announcement received by Historic City News.

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Marriage Licenses through 03/22/2009

March 22, 2009 | By | Comments More
Marriage Licenses through 03/22/2009

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

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New Businesses through 03/15/2009

March 22, 2009 | By | Comments More
New Businesses through 03/15/2009

Begin Business Date: 03/09/2009 End Business Date: 03/15/2009 From the records of DENNIS W. HOLLINGSWORTH

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Entertainment options this weekend

March 19, 2009 | By | Comments More
Entertainment options this weekend

In a report to Historic City News from Communications Director Jay Humphreys with the St. Augustine Visitors and Convention Bureau, our readers learn about some local entertainment options for this weekend

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Flagler College students win art awards

March 19, 2009 | By | Comments More
Flagler College students win art awards

Historic City News has learned that Flagler College students Meredith Dynow (far left) and Danielle Brewer (far right) won first place awards at the college’s second juried student art show at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum.

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Bartram Bash Celebration 2009

March 19, 2009 | By | Comments More
Bartram Bash Celebration 2009

Historic City News has been asked to invite our readers to bring the whole family to Alpine Groves Park on Saturday, April 18, to celebrate Earth Day and William Bartram’s Birthday at the 5th Annual Bartram Bash Celebration.

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The effects of the full moon are everywhere

March 19, 2009 | By | Comments More
The effects of the full moon are everywhere

What a week. Former County Commissioner Mary Kohnke wrote a letter to a local editor that was published under the title “Colavito’s ouster from key county post questioned”.

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Denial of cell tower may lead to lawsuit

March 19, 2009 | By | Comments More
Denial of cell tower may lead to lawsuit

With public comments – for and against – the St. Johns County Commission decided to ignore the February 5th approval of the county’s Planning and Zoning Agency to allow Anchor Tower to construct an alternative style mono-cross cell phone tower on property owned and used by St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Fruit Cove; opting to […]

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