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Archive for April, 2009

Law Day 2009

April 30, 2009 | By | Comments More
Law Day 2009

Local attorney Anne Marie Gennusa announced to Historic City News that Law Day is Friday, May 1, 2009.

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Archaeology and Heritage Education Training

April 30, 2009 | By | Comments More
Archaeology and Heritage Education Training

Florida Public Archaeology Network presents Archaeology and Heritage Education Training this summer.

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Entertainment and concert this weekend

April 29, 2009 | By | Comments More
Entertainment and concert this weekend

Communications Director Jay Humphreys with the St. Augustine Visitors and Convention Bureau reported to Historic City News that the Gamble Rogers Festival, First Friday Art Walk and James Taylor in concert top several entertainment choices in America’s Oldest City this weekend.

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Long night for City Commission

April 28, 2009 | By | Comments More
Long night for City Commission

Historic City News is reporting a marathon meeting at City Hall last night that lasted until after 9:30 p.m.

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I’m concerned the dream is dead

April 28, 2009 | By | Comments More
I’m concerned the dream is dead

Commissioner Nancy Sikes-Kline’s comment appeared to reflect the commission’s concern that the Spanish colonial building style unique to St. Augustine is giving way to construction representing other eras in our city’s long history.

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Cosmo arrested on robbery charges

April 28, 2009 | By | Comments More
Cosmo arrested on robbery charges

Kevin Kelshaw reported to Historic City News that a 25-year old Duval County man has been arrested early this morning in connection with three recent armed robberies in St. Johns County.

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Mural for Julington Creek Elementary

April 28, 2009 | By | Comments More
Mural for Julington Creek Elementary

Flagler College students Morgan Milders, Caroline Cooper, Monique Blaize, Jessica Wyatt, John Glenn, Casey Chuhinka

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Dr. Grissino-Mayer to speak

April 28, 2009 | By | Comments More
Dr. Grissino-Mayer to speak

Marsha Chance reported to Historic City News this morning that on May 5th, the St. Augustine Archaeological Association will present a lecture by Dr. Henri D. Grissino-Mayer.

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Are your teens learning about sexting?

April 27, 2009 | By | Comments More
Are your teens learning about sexting?

Do you know what “sexting” is? I’ll bet your teenage kids do.

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Lincolnville Community Garden update

April 27, 2009 | By | Comments More
Lincolnville Community Garden update

In a report to Historic City News this morning, Cash McVay says the Lincolnville Community Garden has been moved to the consent agenda at the City Commission meeting scheduled for tonight, Monday, April 27th.

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Orchids For Hospice

April 27, 2009 | By | Comments More
Orchids For Hospice

Kathleen Floryan reported a special Mother’s Day Shopping Experience to Historic City News that will benefit Community Hospice of Northeast Florida.

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Marriage Licenses through 04/26/2009

April 27, 2009 | By | Comments More
Marriage Licenses through 04/26/2009

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

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New Businesses through 04/26/2009

April 27, 2009 | By | Comments More
New Businesses through 04/26/2009

Begin Business Date: 04/20/2009 End Business Date: 04/26/2009 From the records of DENNIS W. HOLLINGSWORTH

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Usina boat ramp reopens tomorrow

April 24, 2009 | By | Comments More
Usina boat ramp reopens tomorrow

St. Johns County has announced to Historic City News that the Usina Boat Ramp on Euclid Avenue in Vilano Beach will reopen on Saturday, April 25, after a three-week closure for construction improvements.

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Dedication this Saturday in West Augustine

April 24, 2009 | By | Comments More
Dedication this Saturday in West Augustine

Karen Pan reported to Historic City News today that community members and the general public are invited to attend tomorrow’s dedication celebration for the Solomon Calhoun Community Center.

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EOC dedication and grand opening

April 24, 2009 | By | Comments More
EOC dedication and grand opening

The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners and Division of Emergency Management invite the public to the Dedication Ceremony and Grand Opening of the new St. Johns County Emergency Operations Center (EOC), scheduled for Wednesday, April 29 at 10:00 am.

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Tourism Employee of the Year to be named

April 24, 2009 | By | Comments More
Tourism Employee of the Year to be named

The St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau reported to Historic City News that they are seeking nominations for the coveted Tourism Employee of the Year awards to be presented during National Tourism Week, May 10-17.

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Sea turtle nest located

April 24, 2009 | By | Comments More
Sea turtle nest located

Historic City News has learned that an endangered leatherback sea turtle nest has been deposited outside the conservation area on Vilano Beach — north of the Surfside beach access ramp.

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Youth Leadership recognizes students

April 24, 2009 | By | Comments More
Youth Leadership recognizes students

In its eighth year, Youth Leadership St. Johns (YLSJ) program organizers boasted about the caliber of all 23 students who, after having developed their leadership skills, desire to learn more about how they can be involved in and give back to our community.

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Chamber Donates Auction Proceeds

April 24, 2009 | By | Comments More
Chamber Donates Auction Proceeds

The St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce reported to Historic City News that they recently presented a check for over $1,000 to the St. Johns County Center for the Arts at St. Augustine High School (SJCCA).

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County boat tax proposed

April 24, 2009 | By | Comments More
County boat tax proposed

St. Augustine Port Authority Commissioner Jay Bliss plans to propose that the county tax boat registrations to “provide a measure of fairness: those deriving the most benefits, boaters, would be providing a fairer measure of support.”

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Tourism plan gets shaky start

April 24, 2009 | By | Comments More
Tourism plan gets shaky start

Former Mayor and City Commissioner George Gardner, Editor of the St. Augustine Report, says that while our County Commission wasn’t thrilled with the Phase I report for a county Master Destination Plan, Mayor Joe Boles was “pleased to see the consultants moving toward our city’s own conclusions” on strengths and weaknesses in our city’s heritage […]

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Public hearings to dominate city agenda

April 24, 2009 | By | Comments More
Public hearings to dominate city agenda

Historic City News has learned through the Public Affairs communique “The St. Augustine Report” that Monday night’s city commission meeting – its first regular session in a month – will be dominated by six public hearings.

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Cultural Events April 22 – 30, 2009

April 23, 2009 | By | Comments More
Cultural Events April 22 – 30, 2009

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

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Replica Nina and Pinta to dock here

April 23, 2009 | By | Comments More
Replica Nina and Pinta to dock here

Jay Humphreys has reported to Historic City News that replicas of Columbus’ famous Nina and Pinta will sail into St. Augustine, the nation’s first port, on Tuesday, May 5th.

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Rocky Horror Auditions at Limelight Theatre

April 23, 2009 | By | Comments More
Rocky Horror Auditions at Limelight Theatre

The Limelight Theatre has reported to Historic City News that they will hold auditions for Richard O’Brien’s “The Rocky Horror Show” on Monday, April 27th at 7:00 pm and Tuesday April 28th at 8:00 p.m.

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Man arrested in sexual battery investigation

April 22, 2009 | By | Comments More
Man arrested in sexual battery investigation

Kevin Kelshaw reported to Historic City News today that a 24-year old St. Johns County man has been arrested on a charge of lewd and lascivious battery on a victim under the age of 16.

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Get Golf Ready in 5 Days program

April 21, 2009 | By | Comments More
Get Golf Ready in 5 Days program

St. Johns Golf Club is bringing adults into the game of golf in a fast, fun and affordable way through the new Get Golf Ready in 5 Days program according to an announcement received by Historic City News today.

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14th Annual Gamble Rogers Folk Festival

April 21, 2009 | By | Comments More
14th Annual Gamble Rogers Folk Festival

Historic City News has learned that on May 1st through 3rd, the very best in folk music will be presented in a three-day extravaganza of entertainment, food and fun when the Gamble Rogers Folk Festival comes to the St. Johns County Fairgrounds.

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Dinner and a Movie – The Village Barbershop

April 21, 2009 | By | Comments More
Dinner and a Movie – The Village Barbershop

The Village Barbershop is the story of a man who’s lost his way, and a woman trying to find hers. Two unlikely people, who meet in one unlikely place.

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