Monthly Archives: April 2011

Flame of Hope continues to advance

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After leaving St. Johns County on Monday, April 25, 2011, Historic City News learned the “Flame of Hope” of the Law Enforcement Special Olympics advanced through Flagler County Wednesday; as deputies there continued the next leg of the Torch Run.

Simple truths about our water

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The St. Johns River Water Management District and the City of St. Augustine have developed an educational video that will likely be of interest to many Historic City News readers — “Simple Truths about our Water”.

Sense of Smell Day April 30th

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Historic City News reporters note that today is the 18th Annual celebration of Sense of Smell Day, created to help increase public awareness of the many beneficial effects of aromas on all aspects of daily life.

Stray Rounds: The pike and spontoon

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US Park Ranger Jeffrey Edel, Supervisor of Historic Weapons at Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, provides weekly segments from the park’s educational program for the entertainment and enlightenment of Historic City News readers in St. Augustine and St. Johns County.

Royal family attends Fromajada Serenade

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Vanessa Baker reported to Historic City News that last night’s “Fromajada Serenade” was a very beautiful event held in Queen Isabella’s Garden; located at the intersection of St. George and Hypolita Streets in the historic area. “Despite the inclement weather we had a very nice crowd,” Baker told Historic City News. “The swordfighters put on…