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Archive for July, 2011

Public Library August programs and events

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Public Library August programs and events

Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library Events Telephone: (904) 827-6950 Fax: (904) 827-6955 Email: libpv@sjcfl.us

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Town Criers say it’s about the people

July 31, 2011 | By | Comments More
Town Criers say it’s about the people

Historic City News was told, “It is about We the People not about Democrats and Republicans”, according to the St Augustine Tea Party Group known as “The Town Crier Committee”.

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Marriage Licenses Applications – 7/31/2011

July 31, 2011 | By | Comments More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 7/31/2011

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 7/31/2011

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Final Judgments through 7/31/2011

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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Menendez celebrates 446th anniversary

July 30, 2011 | By | Comments More
Menendez celebrates 446th anniversary

Historic City News has learned that the 446th anniversary of the founding of the City of St. Augustine will be commemorated Saturday, September 10th.

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Public Library August programs and events

July 30, 2011 | By | Comments More
Public Library August programs and events

Main Library Events Telephone: (904) 827-6940 TDD: (904) 827-6949 Fax: (904) 827-6945 Email: libm@sjcfl.us

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Guest Column: Safe boating

July 30, 2011 | By | Comments More
Guest Column: Safe boating

It’s great to be sheriff of a county that has so many wonderful assets.

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The fox watching the chicken coop

July 30, 2011 | By | Comments More
The fox watching the chicken coop

I hope the recent movement towards privatization and outsourcing of government operations is not “too little – too late”.

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New owners for Sailors Exchange

July 29, 2011 | By | Comments More
New owners for Sailors Exchange

Stephanie Royal, reporting from the Small Business Development Center at UNF, told Historic City News that longstanding West Augustine store, Sailors Exchange, celebrated its new owners by holding a ribbon cutting event last week at their 222 West King Street location in St. Augustine.

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Public Library August programs and events

July 29, 2011 | By | Comments More
Public Library August programs and events

Hastings Branch Library Events Telephone: (904)827-6970 Fax: (904) 827-6975 Email: libh@sjcfl.us

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Man accused of molesting child and teen

July 29, 2011 | By | Comments More
Man accused of molesting child and teen

A female victim who reported to law enforcement officers that she was fondled as a child and forced to have sex as a teenager, has named a St. Johns County man as her molester; according to an arrest report received by Historic City News.

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Living History Days

July 29, 2011 | By | Comments More
Living History Days

AmeriCorps Environmental Education Member, Carly J. Swatek, told local Historic City News reporters that Fort Mose Historic State Park is holding “Living History Days” tomorrow, July 30, 2011.

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Hill resignation forces special election

July 29, 2011 | By | Comments More
Hill resignation forces special election

St. Johns County Supervisor of Elections Penny Halyburton reported to Historic City News that Governor Rick Scott has called a Special Election for filling the vacancy in the office of State Senate District 1 and has also called a Special Primary for selecting nominees.

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Half million-dollar bond for accused child abuser

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Half million-dollar bond for accused child abuser

An arrest warrant was served in Putnam County yesterday against a Hastings man wanted for aggravated child abuse who admitted squeezing a four month-old infant “too hard” because he would not stop crying.

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Public Library August programs and events

July 28, 2011 | By | Comments More
Public Library August programs and events

Bartram Trail Branch Library Events Telephone: (904) 827-6960 Fax: (904) 827-6965 Email: libbt@sjcfl.us

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Weekend full of local entertainment

July 28, 2011 | By | Comments More
Weekend full of local entertainment

Historic City News reporters received a long list of entertainment choices this week from St. Augustine Visitors and Convention Bureau Communications Director Jay Humphreys.

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Lueders speaks to Drug Court graduates

July 28, 2011 | By | Comments More
Lueders speaks to Drug Court graduates

Historic City News has learned that the Honorable Judge Wendy Berger introduced St. Augustine Police Chief Loran Lueders as the keynote speaker at last night’s graduation ceremonies of the St. Johns County Adult Drug Court.

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Convicted sex offender arrested again

July 28, 2011 | By | Comments More
Convicted sex offender arrested again

Historic City News local crime patrol reporters received word from Media Relations Officer, Kevin Kelshaw, that a 37 year-old registered sex offender was arrested last night — charged with sexual battery on a victim over the age of 12.

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Haridopolos addresses Chamber members

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Haridopolos addresses Chamber members

Tomorrow morning Historic City News reporters will be on hand when local business leaders attend the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce membership breakfast.

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Save on back-to-school shopping

July 28, 2011 | By | Comments More
Save on back-to-school shopping

Community Awareness Coordinator Kim Brumfield invited Historic City News readers to support a good cause and find back-to-school bargains galore in either Betty Griffin House Thrift Shoppe location.

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Traffic signal work postponed

July 28, 2011 | By | Comments More
Traffic signal work postponed

Laurie Sanderson reported to Historic City News that the Florida Department of Transportation will be conducting roadwork on Ponce de Leon Boulevard.

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Coffee rationing was ended today

July 28, 2011 | By | Comments More
Coffee rationing was ended today

Historic City News readers have reason to celebrate today — in 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt announced the end of coffee rationing in the United States.

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Public Library August programs and events

July 27, 2011 | By | Comments More
Public Library August programs and events

Anastasia Island Branch Library Events Telephone: (904) 209-3730 Fax: (904) 209-3735 Email: libai@sjcfl.us

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Humane Society pin-up-paws calendar

July 27, 2011 | By | Comments More
Humane Society pin-up-paws calendar

St. Augustine Humane Society’s Operations Director, Carolyn Smith, updated local Historic City News reporters about its newest fundraising program to support its mission to prevent pet overpopulation through affordable spay neuter programs.

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Artistic and cultural entertainment

July 27, 2011 | By | Comments More
Artistic and cultural entertainment

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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Letter: Police record union organizers

July 27, 2011 | By | Comments More
Letter: Police record union organizers

Dear Editor: On July 1, 2011, local members of the Gainesville General Membership Branch, Industrial Workers of the World, set up a literature table and soup kitchen during the First Friday Art Walk at the corner of King and Cordova Streets as part of our ongoing recruitment organizing drive in St. Augustine.

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Fire at Hydro Aluminum from material spill

July 27, 2011 | By | Comments More
Fire at Hydro Aluminum from material spill

Lieutenant Jeremy Robshaw, St. Johns County Fire Rescue Public Information Officer, reported to Historic City News that firefighters responded to an E-911 call from the Hydro Aluminum facility early Wednesday morning.

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Alumni Hall of Fame inductees named

July 27, 2011 | By | Comments More
Alumni Hall of Fame inductees named

Bradley K. Davis notified local Historic City News reporters that three new inductees have been named for this year’s St. Augustine – Ketterlinus High School Alumni Association “Hall of Fame”.

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Resident fires weapon at accused burglars

July 26, 2011 | By | Comments More
Resident fires weapon at accused burglars

Public Information Officer Debra Johnson told reporters with Historic City News that deputies in Flagler County, as well as K-9 units, were called in to canvass the area of Pine Crest Lane in Palm Coast; responding to an attempted burglary that occurred early this morning.

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Traffic interuptions on US-1 Wednesday

July 26, 2011 | By | Comments More
Traffic interuptions on US-1 Wednesday

Laurie Sanderson reported to Historic City News that the Florida Department of Transportation will be conducting roadwork on Ponce de Leon Boulevard in order for crews to make adjustments to a temporary barrier wall along the shoulder.

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