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Archive for August, 2010

Threat at High School determined false alarm

August 31, 2010 | By More
Threat at High School determined false alarm

Collins Avenue, Del Monte Drive and Varella Avenue were closed today as Sheriff’s deputies investigated a false alarm that endangered occupants of St. Augustine High School only one week into the new school year.

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Police continue search for unknown gunman

August 31, 2010 | By More
Police continue search for unknown gunman

Historic City News has learned that police have been looking, without success, for a black Hummer vehicle that terrorized a neighborhood in the North Whitney Street area early Friday morning.

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Palatka attorney among 21 disciplined by Bar

August 31, 2010 | By More
Palatka attorney among 21 disciplined by Bar

Karen Y. Kirksey announced to Historic City News on behalf of The Florida Bar, the state’s guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, that the Florida Supreme Court has recently disciplined 21 attorneys including one from Palatka — disbarring seven and suspending 11.

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Student Charged With Bus Stop Explosion

August 31, 2010 | By More
Student Charged With Bus Stop Explosion

Public Information Officer Debra Johnson told local St. Johns County reporters with Historic City News that deputies in Flagler County have arrested an 18 year-old Pathways Academy student around 6:52 a.m. yesterday morning after he allegedly caused an explosion at his bus stop.

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Allegro residents receive crime prevention training

August 31, 2010 | By More
Allegro residents receive crime prevention training

The Allegro at Harbour Island and the St Augustine Police Department collaborated efforts to help keep seniors of St Augustine safe according to an announcement received by Historic City News this afternoon.

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Early morning weapon discharge leads to arrest

August 31, 2010 | By More
Early morning weapon discharge leads to arrest

Local St. Augustine reporters at Historic City News have learned that gunshots were fired in a residential area of Lincolnville near 102 Bridge Street early this morning.

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Nine years later – Ceremony of Remembrance

August 31, 2010 | By More
Nine years later – Ceremony of Remembrance

St. Augustine Public Information Coordinator Cathy DuPont informed local Historic City News reporters today that on September 11th, the City of St. Augustine will continue what has become an annual tradition–the remembrance of those who died in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

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Man who threatened officer arrested for assault

August 30, 2010 | By More
Man who threatened officer arrested for assault

Local St. Augustine reporters at Historic City News have learned that a Helen Street man has been taken into custody and charged with assault against a police officer after he squared off with a patrolman who was responding to a noise complaint at his address.

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Employee robbed while sitting in parking lot

August 30, 2010 | By More
Employee robbed while sitting in parking lot

Local St. Augustine reporters at Historic City News have learned that an employee of a downtown restaurant was robbed shortly past midnight this morning while he was sitting inside his car.

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The science of un-scooped-dog-poop

August 30, 2010 | By More
The science of un-scooped-dog-poop

I’ve been a licensed community association manager for a number of years and I always keep my ear to the ground when it comes to community issues — especially those related to resolving nuisances in neighborhoods.

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Ste Claire promotes 450th at business lunch

August 30, 2010 | By More
Ste Claire promotes 450th at business lunch

Media contact Kizzy Van Tine informed local St. Augustine reporters with Historic City News that the St. Augustine Regional Chapter of the Women’s Council of REALTORS® guest speaker at the next business lunch will be Dana Ste. Claire.

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Happy birthday St. Augustine Florida

August 30, 2010 | By More
Happy birthday St. Augustine Florida

Saturday, the annual historic re-enactment of Menéndez’ landing and anniversary commemorations will be held at Mission Nombre de Dios and Historic City News will have a reporter and photographer on the scene.

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Marriage Licenses Applications – 8/29/2010

August 30, 2010 | By More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 8/29/2010

The information contained in this report is taken from sources deemed reliable; the accuracy and completeness of which Historic City News does not control and cannot guarantee. The original public records are on file with the St. Johns County Clerk of Court and should be consulted before taking any action.

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Final Judgments through 8/24/2010

August 30, 2010 | By More
Final Judgments through 8/24/2010

The information contained in this report is taken from sources deemed reliable; the accuracy and completeness of which Historic City News does not control and cannot guarantee. The original public records are on file with the St. Johns County Clerk of Court and should be consulted before taking any action.

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Letter: Attend freedom rally tomorrow night

August 30, 2010 | By More
Letter: Attend freedom rally tomorrow night

Dear Editor: Senior City Attorney, Ron Brown, and Assistant Attorney, Carlos Mendoza, not elected by the people, apparently believe they are hired to usurp power from the private sector to grow a bloated city bureaucracy.

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Final Judgment: Gray vs Gray

August 29, 2010 | By More
Final Judgment: Gray vs Gray

Thursday morning the Clerk of Court’s office reported to Historic City News that it was the last day of the marriage between Reid Gray and his wife Quinn Gray of Ponte Vedra Beach; putting an end to speculation about how long their marriage would survive the January release of Jasmin Osmanovic.

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Possible methamphetamine lab uncovered

August 29, 2010 | By More
Possible methamphetamine lab uncovered

Just before midnight last night, at a home at 9615 Kirchherr Avenue in Hastings, Deputy Jason Kroul arrived, accompanied by Deputies Emert and Evans, thinking he was there to serve a felony warrant on 31 year-old Karla Diane Cheshire — Historic City News has learned that the situation quickly escalated.

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One in custody after armed home burglary

August 29, 2010 | By More
One in custody after armed home burglary

Public Information Officer Debra Johnson told local St. Johns County reporters with Historic City News that helicopters were flying over the Pine Grove section of Palm Coast this morning as Flagler County Sheriff’s deputies searched for two suspects in connection with an armed home burglary on Pine Grove Drive.

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Memorial service for Jan Keller this morning

August 28, 2010 | By More
Memorial service for Jan Keller this morning

Tears flowed outside the church doors where Jan Dunn Keller grew up. “Once you met her, you knew you had been blessed,” said her childhood friend, Lisa Ingram Burnett.

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Aviles official reviews mission of 1924 delegation

August 28, 2010 | By More
Aviles official reviews mission of 1924 delegation

In 1924, the City of Aviles invited representatives of the City of St. Augustine and some of Florida’s leading historical societies to the occasion when the remains of Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles were reinterred in the church of his childhood.

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Toastmasters humorous speech contest awards

August 28, 2010 | By More
Toastmasters humorous speech contest awards

Laughs abounded at The Toast of St. Johns County Toastmasters Club 9551 as members used their wits and wit in the club-level Humorous Speech Contest.

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Palm Coast man arrested in armed robbery case

August 28, 2010 | By More
Palm Coast man arrested in armed robbery case

Public Information Officer Debra Johnson told local St. Johns County reporters with Historic City News that a Thursday night robbery of a Palm Coast gas station has resulted in one arrest by Flagler County Sheriff’s deputies.

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Arrest made in Flagler burglary

August 28, 2010 | By More
Arrest made in Flagler burglary

Public Information Officer Debra Johnson told local St. Johns County reporters with Historic City News that deputies in Flagler County have a Bunnell man in custody in connection with the burglary of Palm Coast home yesterday.

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Davis Shores gets upgraded water mains

August 28, 2010 | By More
Davis Shores gets upgraded water mains

St. Augustine Public Information Coordinator Cathy DuPont informed local Historic City News reporters today that beginning Monday, and continuing for about two months, two Davis Shores neighborhoods will undergo water main construction.

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Sheriff: This man is a true monster

August 27, 2010 | By More
Sheriff: This man is a true monster

Flanked by two St. Johns County Robbery Homicide detectives, Sheriff David B. Shoar revealed more of the gruesome details in the death of 48 year-old Jan Dunn Keller earlier this week.

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Spend Smarter: City reacts to fewer resources

August 27, 2010 | By More
Spend Smarter: City reacts to fewer resources

Historic City News has been following the budget planning process in St. Augustine as officials faced with the need to cut approximately $2 million from the city’s annual budget pored over ways to trim expenditures.

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Friends of A1A Wayfinding Workshops

August 27, 2010 | By More
Friends of A1A Wayfinding Workshops

Public workshops are being held August 31st and September 1st to exchange ideas and provide comments on the design, color, style, shape and locations as part of the master wayfinding plan under development by AECOM and Friends of A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway.

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Historic City Memories: The trailer train wars

August 26, 2010 | By More
Historic City Memories: The trailer train wars

The trailer train wars Slim McDaniel starts an attraction Part I By Geoff Dobson

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St. Johns County committee vacancies

August 26, 2010 | By More
St. Johns County committee vacancies

Melissa Lundquist reported to Historic City News that St. Johns County is currently accepting applications for the following Board and Committee vacancies.

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Second Annual St. Augustine Cycling Festival

August 26, 2010 | By More
Second Annual St. Augustine Cycling Festival

On September 11th and 12th, the Second Annual St. Augustine Cycling Festival will return to the St. Augustine Amphitheater with plenty to do, see, and enjoy for bicyclists from the casual rider to professional racer.

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