Advertise with Historic City News

Archive for October, 2009

Dean introduces Bill to move legal ads to Internet

October 31, 2009 | By More
Dean introduces Bill to move legal ads to Internet

Florida Association of Counties Communications Director Cragin Mosteller reported to Historic City News yesterday, that a new legislative bill has been introduced that would allow local governments to advertise their legal notices on Internet websites.

Read More

Veteran’s Day Sunset Celebration

October 31, 2009 | By More
Veteran’s Day Sunset Celebration

St. Johns County Recreation and Parks asked Historic City News to invite the community to the first annual Veterans Day Sunset Celebration on Tuesday, November 10th.

Read More

Celebrate Candlelight Night Prayer at Cathedral

October 31, 2009 | By More
Celebrate Candlelight Night Prayer at Cathedral

Christine McMillan, Communications & Events Director for the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, reported to Historic City News that as part of the city’s Nights of Lights ceremonies on November 21st, the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine will celebrate Candlelight Night Prayer.

Read More

Guest Editorial: Exceptional Liberty

October 31, 2009 | By More
Guest Editorial: Exceptional Liberty

American exceptionalism is well on its way to becoming a cautionary tale.

Read More

Robbing Peter to pay Paul

October 30, 2009 | By More
Robbing Peter to pay Paul

Yesterday the Supreme Court of Florida reported to Historic City News that they had disciplined 19 attorneys; including local attorney Jay Floyd.

Read More

Guest column: World travel changes us all

October 30, 2009 | By More
Guest column: World travel changes us all

As one who has a hankering for learning, specifically about other governmental organizations, and enjoys traveling to the European Union (EU), it always behooves me to consider how Europe has overcome monumental odds over “centuries of existence,” and how they have recognized that change is good.

Read More

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter may find home in Jax

October 30, 2009 | By More
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter may find home in Jax

Historic City News received a statement from Governor Charlie Crist today regarding the selection of the Jacksonville Air National Guard as the potential bed-down site of the Air Force’s newest fighter plane.

Read More

35th annual Grande Illumination December 5th

October 30, 2009 | By More
35th annual Grande Illumination December 5th

John Thornton, Board Member for the Committee for the Night Watch reported to Historic City News that the 35th annual Grande Illumination – British Night Watch Parade sparkles to life on Saturday, December 5th.

Read More

Lightsey murder revisited on local crime program

October 29, 2009 | By More
Lightsey murder revisited on local crime program

Jacksonville news station WJXT Channel 4 will broadcast a special “Crime Alert Primetime: From Vows to Murder” tonight at 8 p.m. Thursday, October 29th.

Read More

The British Night Watch Concert

October 29, 2009 | By More
The British Night Watch Concert

Historic City News has learned that on Friday, the 4th of December, 2009, The British Night Watch Concert will be held featuring national Celtic recording artists “Father, Son and Friends”.

Read More

Halloween entertainment this weekend

October 29, 2009 | By More
Halloween entertainment this weekend

St. Augustine Visitors and Convention Bureau Communications Director, Jay Humphreys, updated Historic City News on this Halloween weekend’s entertainment including Uptown Saturday Night, a benefit event for the Shriner’s Hospitals for Crippled Children, and more frights than you can imagine.

Read More

Cultural Events 10/29 through 11/5

October 29, 2009 | By More
Cultural Events 10/29 through 11/5

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

Read More

Another weekend change – smoke alarm batteries

October 29, 2009 | By More
Another weekend change – smoke alarm batteries

As Fire Prevention Month comes to a close and we change our clocks from Daylight Savings Time, St. Johns County Fire Rescue wants to remind Historic City News readers to make another change that could save lives – changing the batteries in their smoke alarms.

Read More

Strengthen St. Augustine’s unique brand

October 29, 2009 | By More
Strengthen St. Augustine’s unique brand

Dana Ste. Claire, director of the city’s Heritage Department and of the 450th Commemoration told Historic City News that he has a response to suggestions of dethroning our economic engine.

Read More

New Businesses through 10/25/2009

October 29, 2009 | By More
New Businesses through 10/25/2009

Begin Business Date: 10/19/2009 End Business Date: 10/25/2009 From the records of DENNIS W. HOLLINGSWORTH

Read More

New winter watering restrictions in force

October 29, 2009 | By More
New winter watering restrictions in force

As Historic City News readers “fall behind” Sunday, November 1st, and change their clocks from Daylight Savings Time to Eastern Standard Time, we want to remind you that landscape irrigation will now be limited to only one day each week.

Read More

County adopts emergency locator system

October 28, 2009 | By More
County adopts  emergency locator system

Historic City News would like to recognize Eagle Scout Andrew Domingoes, a 16-year-old member of Troop 274 in St. Augustine, for crafting a simple but potentially lifesaving plan to protect visitors to St. Johns County beaches.

Read More

Internet travel companies arguing over taxes

October 28, 2009 | By More
Internet travel companies arguing over taxes

Historic City News reported that at the June 2nd meeting of the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners, a motion was approved to adopt a Resolution authorizing the County Attorney to execute a Class Representative Employment Contract with four Florida law firms.

Read More

25th Annual Great Chowder Debate

October 28, 2009 | By More
25th Annual Great Chowder Debate

Historic City News has received an invitation for our readers to join more than 30 area restaurants who will compete this Sunday, November 1st, for the Best Chowder Award during the 25th Annual Great Chowder Debate.

Read More

US 1 lane closure required by sign project

October 28, 2009 | By More
US 1 lane closure required by sign project

The City of St. Augustine has updated Historic City News on a temporary lane closure necessitated by the installation of directional and informational signs that are part of the city’s Heritage Sign Project.

Read More

Everyone has a part in the 450th process

October 28, 2009 | By More
Everyone has a part in the 450th process

Historic City News was watching Monday night’s city commission meeting when it became apparent that at least two commissioners were feeling out-of-the-loop when it came to communications surrounding the 450th planning.

Read More

Brooklyn, the Musical!

October 28, 2009 | By More
Brooklyn, the Musical!

Mary Jeanne Hellings reported to Historic City News that the St. Johns County Center for the Arts at Murray Middle School will present Brooklyn, the Musical! by Mark Schoenfeld & Barrie McPherson.

Read More

Inmate dead within two hours of booking

October 27, 2009 | By More
Inmate dead within two hours of booking

Historic City News has learned that within 2 hours of being booked in the St. Johns County Jail, an inmate has apparently committed suicide while still in custody.

Read More

Pope Road Scenic Outlook – Open House

October 27, 2009 | By More
Pope Road Scenic Outlook – Open House

Historic City News has received an invitation to our readers to attend an Open House regarding the Pope Road Scenic Outlook — a project currently being designed for the A1A Scenic and Historic Highway.

Read More

Athletic Association annual golf classic

October 27, 2009 | By More
Athletic Association annual golf classic

Ross Jones reported to Historic City News today that the St. Johns River Community College Athletic Association will present its third annual golf classic on November 9th.

Read More

Final Judgments through 10/25/2009

October 27, 2009 | By More
Final Judgments through 10/25/2009

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

Read More

Marriage Licenses Applications – 10/25/2009

October 27, 2009 | By More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 10/25/2009

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

Read More

$81,900 more to build skate park wall

October 27, 2009 | By More
$81,900 more to build skate park wall

The St. Augustine City Commission in its regular meeting last night made the decision to appropriate up to $81,900 to the lowest responsible bidder to construct a sound attenuating wall at the Hamilton Upchurch skateboard park.

Read More

Who can make the best scarecrow?

October 27, 2009 | By More
Who can make the best scarecrow?

Sacha Martin reported to Historic City News that two Vilano Town Center businesses, Pawnee’s Café and Haley’s Pub, will be competing on Sunday, November 1st, to see who can make the best scarecrow.

Read More

Operation No Treats launched Wednesday

October 27, 2009 | By More
Operation No Treats launched Wednesday

St. Johns County Sheriff David B. Shoar reported to Historic City News that his office has launched operation “No Treats” Wednesday afternoon; following the implementation of County Ordinances that were developed in early October.

Read More