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Archive for November, 2010

Author Beth Bowen: A Bridge to a Dream

November 30, 2010 | By More
Author Beth Bowen: A Bridge to a Dream

Michael Cunningham, St. Augustine Historical Society Director of Sales and Marketing, reported to local Historic City News reporters that on December 11th and 18th, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., local author Beth Rogero Bowen will appear at a signing for her latest book; A Bridge to a Dream.

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Cupcakes and Crocodiles at Alligator Farm

November 30, 2010 | By More
Cupcakes and Crocodiles at Alligator Farm

On October 18th, the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park will hold a special fundraising event to help citizens and wildlife in the Philippines after a devastating super typhoon hit the region according to a notice received by Historic City News today.

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Florida Bar announces disciplined lawyers

November 30, 2010 | By More
Florida Bar announces disciplined lawyers

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 the following list of lawyers.

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New Businesses through 11/28/2010

November 30, 2010 | By More
New Businesses through 11/28/2010

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 Tax Collector and should be consulted before taking any action.

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Sexual Predator: Robert Richard Sanzone

November 30, 2010 | By More
Sexual Predator: Robert Richard Sanzone

In accordance with Florida State Statute 775.21, this news release will serve as public notification that the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office has been given information that a person judged to be a sexual predator is now residing within St. Johns County.

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Miner is stateside – celebrates first anniversary

November 29, 2010 | By More
Miner is stateside – celebrates first anniversary

“It’s been a great year but it’s great to be home,” said Staff Sgt. Mark Miner to reporters on the ground at Fort Stewart, Georgia; Miner was one of a contingent of the Florida National Guard’s 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team that were deployed in Kuwait and Iraq. According to a published press release and […]

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Captain saved from capsized vessel

November 29, 2010 | By More
Captain saved from capsized vessel

Historic City News has been informed that a 60 year-old Palm Coast boat captain has been rescued after his towing vessel capsized in the St. Augustine Inlet this morning.

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Community Orchestra performs holiday music

November 29, 2010 | By More
Community Orchestra performs holiday music

John Reardon reported to local Historic City News reporters that St. Augustine Community Orchestra will celebrate the holiday season this weekend with a special program titled “Sounds of the Season”.

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Before we look abroad – look at home

November 28, 2010 | By More
Before we look abroad – look at home

I am not one of those people who expect too much from “quick fix” solutions — especially for large scale, social problems that never seem to get any better; however, I think there is always an opportunity to stop digging any deeper into a glaringly obvious hole.

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Marriage Licenses Applications – 11/28/2010

November 28, 2010 | By More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 11/28/2010

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 11/16/2010

November 28, 2010 | By More
Final Judgments through 11/16/2010

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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Kai Tutor: Local pizza acrobat

November 28, 2010 | By More
Kai Tutor: Local pizza acrobat

Steve Lieber, Director of the United States Pizza team, was introduced to local pizza acrobat Kai Tutor the same way as Historic City News — by e-mail.

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Sixth man arrested in child porn operation

November 27, 2010 | By More
Sixth man arrested in child porn operation

A 24 year-old man who police have been searching for since a warrant for his arrest was announced to Historic City News on November 22nd, was taken into custody yesterday; bringing to six the total number of arrests by detectives with the Special Victims’ Unit as part of “Operation: Reveal”.

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Commission takes oath in December 6th meeting

November 27, 2010 | By More
Commission takes oath in December 6th meeting

The St. Augustine City Commission will hold its organizational meeting on Monday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. in The Alcazar Room, City Hall, 75 King Street.

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Uptown Neighborhood Association meeting

November 27, 2010 | By More
Uptown Neighborhood Association meeting

The St. Augustine will meet Saturday, December 11th at the residence of Dan and Yolanda Ditmore who reside at 82 1/2 Water Street.

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Plundering the beach for buried treasure

November 27, 2010 | By More
Plundering the beach for buried treasure

With all the new-found attention on pirates in Saint Augustine, local Historic City News reporters headed to the beach this morning to see just who might be burying, or retrieving, a cache of jewels and gold.

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Historic City Memories: An airline for St Augustine

November 26, 2010 | By More
Historic City Memories: An airline for St Augustine

An airline for St Augustine By Geoff Dobson The St. Augustine Airport, once known as the St. Augustine Municipal Airport, has changed its name once again. The rumor on the street is that a scheduled airline is to come.

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Awards for Bartram Scenic Highway

November 26, 2010 | By More
Awards for Bartram Scenic Highway

Historic City News was informed by St. Johns County spokeswoman Karen Pan, that The William Bartram Scenic and Historic Highway has been recognized recently with several awards for its Master Plan and website http://www.BartramScenicHighway.com.

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Expanded polystyrene foam can be recycled

November 25, 2010 | By More
Expanded polystyrene foam can be recycled

Adam Morley asks Historic City News readers to remember that there is a way to recycle expanded polystyrene foam, such as the cushioning material used in packaging, polystyrene beads, or peanuts.

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New Businesses through 11/21/2010

November 25, 2010 | By More
New Businesses through 11/21/2010

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 Tax Collector and should be consulted before taking any action.

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Cultural events through December 10th

November 25, 2010 | By More
Cultural events through December 10th

St. Johns County Cultural Council, the county’s designated local arts agency, periodically reports upcoming cultural events to local Historic City News reporters for the benefit of our readers.

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Vandals damage Purple Heart Memorial

November 25, 2010 | By More
Vandals damage Purple Heart Memorial

A Palm Coast memorial honoring the recipients of Purple Heart Medals was recently targeted by vandals according to a report received by Historic City News this week.

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Fig Tree Cottage added to local Bed and Breakfast

November 25, 2010 | By More
Fig Tree Cottage added to local Bed and Breakfast

One of St. Augustine’s popular Inn’s, The Ancient City Inn, announces the Grand Opening of their New Fig Tree Cottage. The Inn will dedicate the Cottage with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8 a.m. on Friday, December 3 and host a Grand Opening Celebration from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 4.

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Food and wine festival benefits Boys and Girls Club

November 24, 2010 | By More
Food and wine festival benefits Boys and Girls Club

Darby L. Stubberfield, Director of Development for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida reported to Historic City News reporters that The St. Augustine Independent Restaurant Association recently held its first annual food and wine festival to benefit THE PLAYERS Championship Boys & Girls Club.

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Missing boy found in Bulow Plantation Ruins

November 24, 2010 | By More
Missing boy found in Bulow Plantation Ruins

Historic City News received word this evening that a 12-year-old Palm Coast boy got an unexpected ride in a helicopter tonight after he wandered away from his family and got lost in Bulow Plantation Ruins State Park in Flagler County.

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St Augustine Art Association hosts fall festival

November 24, 2010 | By More
St Augustine Art Association hosts fall festival

Friday, Saturday & Sunday: November 26, 27 & 28 NIGHTS OF LIGHTS St. Augustine, Florida’s annual Nights of Lights provides one of the Southeast’s most memorable holiday events. In a manner befitting the Nation’s Oldest City, this inspiring display of light is based on the tradition of the town’s original Spanish colonists who placed a […]

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After 85 years – major changes for local retailer

November 24, 2010 | By More
After 85 years – major changes for local retailer

A local store with roots back to 1926, which began by selling clothes and shoes for infants through juniors and saw three generations of management by the same family, is closing its doors in the coming weeks.

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Cladek behind bars – some victims pleased

November 24, 2010 | By More
Cladek behind bars – some victims pleased

Historic City News visited a website titled “Lydia Cladek Inc.-The Real Story” where former friends, investors and employees express their anger, frustration, shock and disillusionment with St. Augustine’s Lydia Cladek — who today sits inside a cell in the Lee County jail.

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Two organizations – two views of homelessness

November 23, 2010 | By More
Two organizations – two views of homelessness

Historic City News has received more than a few comments from readers who were incensed at the recent “Mayor’s Holiday Lighting Gala” hosted by St. Augustine Mayor Joe Boles on Saturday, November 20th.

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Local VCB wins global marketing awards

November 23, 2010 | By More
Local VCB wins global marketing awards

Jay Humphreys, Communications Director for the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & the Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau reported to local Historic City News reporters that the marketing efforts of the VCB and the Ypartnership advertising agency are being recognized with major awards in a global competition.

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