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Archive for November, 2009

Smoke overtakes CiCi’s Cobblestone location

November 30, 2009 | By | Comments More
Smoke overtakes CiCi’s Cobblestone location

Historic City News freelance photographer Christopher Kimball was on the scene of a reported commercial structure fire at CiCi’s Pizza — located in the Cobblestone Plaza on SR312.

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10th Annual Winter Celebration in Mandarin

November 30, 2009 | By | Comments More
10th Annual Winter Celebration in Mandarin

Mandarin Museum and Historical Society has invited Historic City News readers to attend the 10th annual “Winter Celebration in Mandarin.”

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Busy day for county tax collector’s office

November 30, 2009 | By | Comments More
Busy day for county tax collector’s office

By noon today, Don Wester tells Historic City News that he expects to be very busy assisting taxpayers who have waited till the last minute to pay their real estate and tangible personal property taxes before the end of November.

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2010 – Interesting times for legislature

November 30, 2009 | By | Comments More
2010 – Interesting times for legislature

Often referred to, euphemistically, as the Chinese curse, Historic City News is reminded of the proverb “May you live in interesting times”.

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Final Judgments through 11/29/2009

November 29, 2009 | By | Comments More
Final Judgments through 11/29/2009

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

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Marriage Licenses Applications – 11/29/2009

November 29, 2009 | By | Comments More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 11/29/2009

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

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Guest Editorial: America’s True Nemesis

November 28, 2009 | By | Comments More
Guest Editorial: America’s True Nemesis

Eleven months ago, he landed on the shores of the presidency, destroying everything in his path. With fear and trembling we dare to utter his name…Obamazilla!

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Dentist is a victim of non-stop ringing phones

November 27, 2009 | By | Comments More
Dentist is a victim of non-stop ringing phones

St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office public information officer Chuck Mulligan told Historic City News that they are investigating the harassment of a local endodontist who is the victim of repeated telephone calls to his cell phone and office.

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Guest column: Tis the season to be jolly

November 27, 2009 | By | Comments More
Guest column: Tis the season to be jolly

As one who was reared and raised in a strong Christian household our family found the Christmas season to be among the most festive of holidays, and today Christmas remains the most observed and most popular of all holidays.

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New Years ball benefits Flagler scholarship fund

November 27, 2009 | By | Comments More
New Years ball benefits Flagler scholarship fund

The President’s Society of Flagler College reported to Historic City News that they will once again host Flagler College’s Scholarship Ball this New Year’s Eve.

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Americana show host in concert Friday

November 26, 2009 | By | Comments More
Americana show host in concert Friday

John Birney, a volunteer for Flagler College radio WFCF 88.5 FM, reported to Historic City News that he will host a free concert Friday, November 27th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Flagler College Auditorium at 14 Granada St.

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FloArts presents annual evening of dance

November 26, 2009 | By | Comments More
FloArts presents annual evening of dance

Florida School of the Arts reported to Historic City News that they will present “An Evening of Dance” December 3-5 at 7:30 p.m. and December 6 at 2:30 p.m. on the FloArts Main Stage located on the Palatka campus of St. Johns River Community College.

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The AIDS Memorial Quilt on Display

November 26, 2009 | By | Comments More
The AIDS Memorial Quilt on Display

St. Johns River Community College reported to Historic City News that they will display a block of The AIDS Memorial Quilt in its St. Augustine Campus Library.

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Markland House tour available for holidays

November 26, 2009 | By | Comments More
Markland House tour available for holidays

A former childhood resident of Markland House announced to Historic City News that, for the first time ever, Flagler’s Legacy will offer special holiday tours of the historic Flagler era mansion.

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Cultural Events this week

November 26, 2009 | By | Comments More
Cultural Events this week

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

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John Reardon makes good suggestion

November 26, 2009 | By | Comments More
John Reardon makes good suggestion

Historic City News received a great holiday idea from John Reardon of St. Augustine.

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Happy Thanksgiving from America’s oldest city

November 26, 2009 | By | Comments More
Happy Thanksgiving from America’s oldest city

As we celebrate Thanksgiving …, we should reflect on the full meaning of this day as we enjoy the fellowship that is so much a part of the holiday festivities.

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Vehicle hit broadside in Wildwood intersection

November 25, 2009 | By | Comments More
Vehicle hit broadside in Wildwood intersection

Historic City News freelance photographer Christopher Kimball was on the scene of a crash earlier today that sent one person to the hospital — and two vehicles home by way of a tow truck.

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Wright selected 2009 Employee of the Year

November 25, 2009 | By | Comments More
Wright selected 2009 Employee of the Year

The motto for the crews of the Solid Waste Division is “Dedicated to Quality Service” and few exemplify dedication to that motto more than Steve Wright — the City of St. Augustine’s 2009 Employee of the Year.

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Sheriff’s Office arrests own evidence technician

November 25, 2009 | By | Comments More
Sheriff’s Office arrests own evidence technician

Historic City News has learned that early this morning, a member of the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office was arrested on charges of Grand Theft and Official Misconduct in connection with his duties as an Evidence Technician.

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43rd Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Festival

November 25, 2009 | By | Comments More
43rd Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Festival

Enjoy more than 150 of the finest regional and national artists will be displaying jewelry, glass blowing, sculpture, woodwork, pottery, paintings, photography, textile batik and much more this weekend.

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Thanksgiving weekend entertainment

November 25, 2009 | By | Comments More
Thanksgiving weekend entertainment

Historic City News was updated on several entertainment options by St. Augustine Visitors and Convention Bureau Communications Director, Jay Humphreys.

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America’s REAL First Thanksgiving

November 25, 2009 | By | Comments More
America’s REAL First Thanksgiving

Historian Michael Gannon tells Historic City News that the REAL first Thanksgiving took place in St. Augustine, Florida in 1565, some 56 years before the legendary meal in Massachusetts; despite the fact that school children everywhere are dusting off their Pilgrim costumes this week.

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Construction necessitates closing of park

November 25, 2009 | By | Comments More
Construction necessitates closing of park

Todd Grant, project manager with the City of St. Augustine, reported to Historic City News that the controversial Hamilton Upchurch Park will be closed effective Monday, November 30th.

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Final Judgments through 11/22/2009

November 24, 2009 | By | Comments More
Final Judgments through 11/22/2009

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

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Marriage Licenses Applications – 11/22/2009

November 24, 2009 | By | Comments More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 11/22/2009

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

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Hangar Dance honors vets – evokes memories

November 24, 2009 | By | Comments More
Hangar Dance honors vets – evokes memories

“Rosie the Riveter” and her Sailor-boy smile for Historic City News at the St. Augustine Airport Pilots Association 2nd annual WWII “Hangar Dance” held Saturday night, November 21st.

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Hankerson to lecture at Mission San Luis

November 24, 2009 | By | Comments More
Hankerson to lecture at Mission San Luis

Lindsay Skelly, Tallahassee’s Mission San Luis Lead Educator, reported to Historic City News that Derek Boyd Hankerson will be the featured presenter at the upcoming monthly Historical Happenings lecture at Mission San Luis.

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St. Johns River Community College spring registration

November 24, 2009 | By | Comments More
St. Johns River Community College spring registration

Kenya Kelley reported to Historic City News that classes for St. Johns River Community College’s spring term will begin on January 6th.

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Florida School of the Arts interdisciplinary show

November 24, 2009 | By | Comments More
Florida School of the Arts interdisciplinary show

Fine art and graphic design students will have a chance to show visitors their artistic progress at the Florida School of the Arts “Work in Progress” exhibition, according to an announcement received by Historic City News today.

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