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St Augustine Tea Party holds January meeting

January 26, 2015 | By More
St Augustine Tea Party holds January meeting

Historic City News has learned that the members of the St Augustine Tea Party will hold their January General Meeting tomorrow, January 27, 2015, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Village Inn located at 900 North Ponce de Leon Boulevard in St. Augustine.

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Orientation events for potential Guana Reserve volunteers

January 26, 2015 | By More
Orientation events for potential Guana Reserve volunteers

Dr Michael Shirley, director of the GTM Research Reserve, informed local Historic City News reporters that the Guana-Tolomato-Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve will host two volunteer orientation events at the Environmental Education Center next month.

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Guest Column: Tuesday is a Very Important Day

January 26, 2015 | By More
Guest Column: Tuesday is a Very Important Day

Guest Column: Tuesday is a Very Important Day Vicky Oakes, Supervisor of Elections St Johns County, Florida Tuesday 1/27 is a very important day – Its Election Day!  The Primary Election is open to all registered Republicans in the following 4 counties:  St Johns, Flagler, Putnam and a part of Volusia County.

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Mayor holds first monthly Community Coffee

January 23, 2015 | By More
Mayor holds first monthly Community Coffee

Making good on a campaign promise, St Augustine mayor, Nancy Shaver, held her first community coffee; a monthly, informal opportunity to chat one-on-one with constituents who either are not able or not interested in attending bi-weekly meetings on Monday nights.

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FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

January 23, 2015 | By More
FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

Laurie Sanderson reported the following St Augustine and St Johns County locations to Historic City News where the Florida Department of Transportation will be conducting roadwork that is expected to have an impact on driving, beginning this morning and continuing through the coming week.

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Lincolnville group holds reception for mayor

January 23, 2015 | By More
Lincolnville group holds reception for mayor

Last night, the mayor’s Administrative Aide, Danielle Shuman, reported to Historic City News that “300 Concerned Citizens”, one of the grassroots community organizations that Mayor Shaver credits with her November election, held a reception in her honor at the Willie Galimore Center.

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Mayor Shaver addresses King Holiday audience

January 21, 2015 | By More
Mayor Shaver addresses King Holiday audience

Historic City News reporters were on the scene as St Augustine held its 30th annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 19, 2015. More than 100 people marched down King Street on their way to the Plaza de la Constitucion as part of the ceremonies.

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Ten most inspiring Cities for photographers

January 21, 2015 | By More
Ten most inspiring Cities for photographers

Ten most inspiring Cities for photographers From architecture to nature, here are the ten most inspiring cities for photographers. by Lindsey Carlton For photographers, there’s beautiful inspiration almost everywhere around the U.S. From the Grand Canyon to the Appalachian Mountains, photographers have the opportunity to snap shots of some of the most breathtaking sights in the […]

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Vote now through Saturday January 24

January 20, 2015 | By More
Vote now through Saturday January 24

Historic City News readers began early voting for the January 27th Special Republican Primary Election last Saturday and will continue through this Saturday, January 24, 2015.

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February gathering announced by Romanza

January 20, 2015 | By More
February gathering announced by Romanza

Historic City News readers are invited to attend Romanza’s “Gatherings” held on the second Tuesday of the month. The next date is Tuesday, February 10th from 5:00-7:00pm at The Corazon Cinema & Café, 36 Granada Street, downtown.

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Internet helps reunite lost dog and his owner

January 19, 2015 | By More
Internet helps reunite lost dog and his owner

Never underestimate the power of the Internet. Historic City News started on the Internet, 15-years ago, with 200 “Constant Contact” subscribers. We give thanks for over 15,000 daily readers whose watchful eyes participate in the highly technology-based news reporting and communications process we use today.

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AKA volunteering at St Francis House

January 17, 2015 | By More
AKA volunteering at St Francis House

Members of the Pi Eta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will be volunteering at St. Francis House on Monday, January 19th. In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, several members will bring food donations and help to serve lunch. For more information about Pi Eta Omega: peo1908.org

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Weekend events may cause traffic disruptions

January 17, 2015 | By More
Weekend events may cause traffic disruptions

Two events scheduled for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend will necessitate brief road closures and are likely to cause brief traffic congestion.

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FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

January 16, 2015 | By More
FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

Laurie Sanderson reported the following St Augustine and St Johns County locations to Historic City News where the Florida Department of Transportation will be conducting roadwork that is expected to have an impact on driving, beginning this morning and continuing through the coming week.

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County warns VA of $53,000 per month penalties

January 16, 2015 | By More
County warns VA of $53,000 per month penalties

In a communication sent earlier today from County Administrator Michael D. Wanchick to Leasing Team Lead Christine M. Rai, St Johns County put the Department of Veterans Affairs “on notice” that their failure to relocate the Community Based Outpatient Clinic before March 31, 2015, will cause the agency to be obligated to pay a $53,000 […]

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Five Learning Years gets new program director

January 12, 2015 | By More
Five Learning Years gets new program director

St Johns County Education Foundation Executive Director, Donna Lueders, announced to Historic City News the addition of Mary Alice (Schweickert) Hayes; program director for the organization’s Five Learning Years program.

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FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

January 11, 2015 | By More
FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

Laurie Sanderson reported the following St Augustine and St Johns County locations to Historic City News where the Florida Department of Transportation will be conducting roadwork that is expected to have an impact on driving, beginning this morning and continuing through the coming week.

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Republican Party holds special election candidate forum

January 11, 2015 | By More
Republican Party holds special election candidate forum

Historic City News editor Michael Gold, an elected member of St Johns County’s Republican Executive Committee, was in attendance Thursday evening to hear many of the candidates who will appear on the ballot for the Republican Special Election January 27th.

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New Years Potluck

January 9, 2015 | By More
New Years Potluck

Compassionate St Augustine has invited Historic City News readers to attend a New Years Potluck from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the Willie Galimore Center located at 399 Riberia Street on Wednesday, January 14th.

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Help Wanted: Beach Toll Attendants

January 9, 2015 | By More
Help Wanted: Beach Toll Attendants

Help Wanted: Beach Toll Attendants Historic City News readers are invited to apply for seasonal employment with St. Johns County as Beach Toll Attendants.

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St Augustine forming PFLAG chapter

January 7, 2015 | By More
St Augustine forming PFLAG chapter

Historic City News was informed by Publicity Coordinator, Rhonda McCahill, that on the third Thursday of every month at 7:30 p.m., beginning January 15th, Parents, Families and Friends, of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) will hold meetings at the Universalist Unitarian Fellowship located at 2487 A1A South in St Augustine.

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Rush for same-sex marriages never materialized

January 7, 2015 | By More
Rush for same-sex marriages never materialized

Although there were two protest groups observed at the St. Johns County courthouse yesterday, they remained peaceful and the first day of same-sex marriages came and went without fanfare.

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Homeless population canvassers needed

January 7, 2015 | By More
Homeless population canvassers needed

Emergency Services and Homeless Coalition Director, Debi Redding, needs Historic City News readers to help with the annual census of the homeless population in St Johns County.

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Sample ballot for Republican Special Primary Election

January 6, 2015 | By More
Sample ballot for Republican Special Primary Election

Election Day for the upcoming Republican Special Primary Election for Historic City News readers who reside in Florida Senate District 6 and Florida House of Representatives Districts 17 or 24, is Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

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Commissioner Stewart appreciates first responders

January 5, 2015 | By More
Commissioner Stewart appreciates first responders

As Florida First Responder Appreciation Week kicks off, Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart told Historic City News that she is urging K-12 school teachers and principals, college presidents, and all parents and families to send encouragement and gestures of gratitude to their local first responders.

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Westside fire hydrant flushing

January 5, 2015 | By More
Westside fire hydrant flushing

Historic City News readers who live or work west of Ponce de Leon Boulevard will experience reduced water pressure, and possibly discolored water, tomorrow and Wednesday while the City of St Augustine performs fire hydrant maintenance and flushing.

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FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

January 2, 2015 | By More
FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

Laurie Sanderson reported the following St Augustine and St Johns County locations to Historic City News where the Florida Department of Transportation will be conducting roadwork that is expected to have an impact on driving, beginning this morning and continuing through the coming week.

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Santa makes it to St Augustine

December 25, 2014 | By More
Santa makes it to St Augustine

Historic City News has confirmed sightings of Santa and his reindeer earlier today as he flew over the St Augustine Lighthouse and Museum on a practice run.

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Navy League salutes Sailor of the Quarter

December 23, 2014 | By More
Navy League salutes Sailor of the Quarter

Historic City News was informed of six members of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 58 at NAS Jacksonville who have been recognized as “Sailor of the Quarter” by The St Augustine – Palm Cost Navy League during the 4th Quarter of 2014.

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St Augustine Water Plant building considered for state grant

December 22, 2014 | By More
St Augustine Water Plant building considered for state grant

Historic City News learned that the request from the City of St. Augustine for $350,000 in state funds to rehabilitate the structural system of the Waterworks building, was one of 66 grant applications considered by the members of the Florida Historic Commission when they convened last week in Tallahassee.

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