Letter: Thinking of all the men I know Malea Guiriba Hastings, FL Dear Editor, This time of year always makes me pensive and this year I am thinking about all the men I have met in Hastings and all of those who have passed and all of those who continue on, some with our help, […]
Archive for September, 2011
Many Historic City News readers in St. Augustine carry a debit card instead of cash and find it more convenient to use for payment than a personal check — for Bank of America customers, and those at some other area banks, that convenience is going to come at a price.
St. Augustine Visitors and Convention Bureau Communications Director Jay Humphreys informed St. Johns County reporters at Historic City News that October is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy all of the entertainment the area has to offer.
St. Augustine readers of Historic City News should know that more than two dozen laws were passed this year in the Florida legislature — from medical malpractice reform to new penalties for bestiality and sexting by minors; all of which will take effect this weekend.
The Young Republicans of St. Johns County reported to Historic City News that they would honor St. Augustine’s veterans tomorrow evening with a special program and complimentary dinner at the Elks Lodge. Dress for the event is “business casual” according to an announcement received from Republican Club of St. Augustine President, Gary Bruce. The two-hour […]
Flagler students pass by First United Methodist Church at the corner of King and Riberia Streets; Historic City News readers in St. Augustine have come to recognize the approach of the fall holiday season by the “pumpkin patch” that returns every year.
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.
Reporters on the Historic City News desk have learned that despite zero job growth nationwide, unemployment rates fell in roughly two-thirds of large U. S. cities last month.
Historic City News was informed that on Tuesday, September 13, 2011, John Fraser, President of St. Augustine’s Fountain of Youth Properties, Inc., presented an Award of Recognition to Raphael Cosme for his dedication to archeology, artifact preservation and their display.
Historic City News has learned that a personal injury lawsuit was filed September 23rd by Stuart N. Ratzan, a Miami attorney, on behalf of David Hunt Cowles — the man who is lucky to be alive after his involvement in the August 19th gasoline explosion at the BP station on SR-16 at Masters Drive.
For more than an hour of the 90 minute 450th Commemoration workshop preceding Monday evening’s St. Augustine City Commission meeting, Historic City News reporters listened to a solo presentation by Commissioner Bill Leary about a trip that he says, for him, “was a game changer”.
The City of St. Augustine reported to Historic City News that on Saturday, October 1st, the cost of parking at the Historic Downtown Parking Facility, will change from an hourly rate to a flat “pay-on-entry” fee.
Concerns may have subsided after hearing City Manager John Regan say to commissioners and those attending last night’s meeting that the Willie Galimore Center will not be closed just because the County walked away — however, short and long-term plans are still undecided.
Although national statistics show that about 8 percent of the general population uses illegal drugs, only 2 percent of welfare recipients in Florida have tested positive since a two-month old law took effect that requires applicants for welfare to pass a drug test.
Released under $3,500 bond yesterday, Historic City News has learned that a 31 year-old St. Augustine man was arrested by local police and has been charged with false imprisonment, battery and harassment in connection with a domestic disturbance that occurred last weekend.
Historic City News learned that sometime between midnight and 4:50 a.m. Sunday morning, four men from Hastings decided to go speeding through the streets, damaging and stealing mailboxes and other property, until they were captured shortly after 7:00 a.m.