POLITICS IN ST JOHNS

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FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

July 25, 2014 | 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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Citizen boards: For better or worse

July 23, 2014 | By More
Citizen boards: For better or worse

Historic City News readers know that the REAL power and control in the City of St Augustine is not floating around the offices of City Hall; arguably a dozen of the City’s most influential men and women, who have more power and impact on the day-to-day activities of our residents, property owners, business and professionals, […]

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County computer mapping analyst murdered in Ohio

July 23, 2014 | By More
County computer mapping analyst murdered in Ohio

Historic City News has verified details known at this hour concerning Saturday’s murder-suicide; where a 31-year-old St Johns County Public Works Department employee was shot and killed while visiting friends and family in his home state of Ohio.

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Underground repairs close SR-16 and CR-16A to through traffic

July 21, 2014 | By More
Underground repairs close SR-16 and CR-16A to through traffic

St Johns County is responding to a water main break that has diverted all SR-16 traffic in the area of Lewis Speedway, while St Johns County Engineering Department spokesperson, Jessica Hamburg, tells local Historic City News reporters that the 6700 block of CR-16A closed today, and will remain closed for repairs through August.

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FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

July 18, 2014 | 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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The St Augustine Beach Civic Association Report

July 17, 2014 | By More
The St Augustine Beach Civic Association Report

This summer’s evening thunderstorms have presented a few challenges but so far the Music by the Sea Concert series has been blessed. No cancelations so far and we are so grateful to the hard core dedicated patrons that have come out no matter what the forecast to enjoy what has been a very enjoyable summer […]

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Politics in St Johns holds limited straw poll

July 17, 2014 | By More
Politics in St Johns holds limited straw poll

Historic City News was on hand as about 100-150 of those in attendance and working various candidate tables at Politics in St Johns took a break from speeches, handshaking, and some obligatory baby-kissing to sample the Mojo Bar B Que.

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Saviak to speak at conference in Ireland

July 17, 2014 | By More
Saviak to speak at conference in Ireland

Dr. Joe Saviak, Assistant Director of the Public Administration Program at Flagler College, reported to local Historic City News reporters will address the International Public Procurement Conference in Dublin, Ireland in August.

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Chamber political forums attract new generation of participants

July 16, 2014 | By More
Chamber political forums attract new generation of participants

Local photographer, Cheryl Miner and her son, were among many younger residents and families that attended last night’s Politics in St. Johns event, sponsored by the St Johns County Chamber of Commerce. According to Government Affairs Manager, Carol Saviak, all totaled, 35 candidates made their case for election, or re-election, at the free political rally.

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Volunteers needed at St Francis House

July 12, 2014 | By More
Volunteers needed at St Francis House

Karen Lundquist is asking all Historic City News readers to consider making your volunteer hours count — volunteers are needed and applications are being accepted at St Francis House, located at 70 Washington Street in St Augustine.

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FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

July 11, 2014 | 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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School grades released today

July 11, 2014 | By More
School grades released today

The Florida Department of Education released grades to Historic City News today, indicating the performance of the state’s school districts. St. Johns County School District has continued to maintain its ranking as one of the top performing districts in the state.

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Marriage Licenses Applications – 7/6/2014

July 7, 2014 | By More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 7/6/2014

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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SR-207 closed tomorrow, and continuing next 10-days

July 7, 2014 | By More
SR-207 closed tomorrow, and continuing next 10-days

FDOT District Two Public Information Director, Gina Busscher, cautions Historic City News readers in St Johns County near Hastings, that daytime lane closures to take roadway samples are scheduled on SR-207 just west of SR-206 for 10 days beginning Tuesday.

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Feature: St Joe student selected for Girls State

July 6, 2014 | By More
Feature: St Joe student selected for Girls State

Feature: St Joe student selected for Girls State Raphael Cosme Special to Historic City News St Augustine, FL Since 1938, the Florida American Legion Auxiliary has sponsored the annual Girls State program to stimulate a desire to protect the privileges and responsibilities of our democratic form of government in High School Juniors, like Samantha Cosme.

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Allegro residents present donation to homeless shelter

July 5, 2014 | By More
Allegro residents present donation to homeless shelter

St. Francis House Executive Director Judith Dembowski reported to Historic City News the recent donation of nearly $400 from the Resident Council of Allegro Senior Living in St. Augustine.

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St Augustine adopts new manhole cover

July 4, 2014 | By More
St Augustine adopts new manhole cover

The downtown streetscape project, envisioned by former mayor Len Weeks to benefit residents along Spanish Street will incorporate a new manhole cover design; among other design elements reported in recent weeks.

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FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

July 4, 2014 | 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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Signing of Civil Rights Act celebrated in St Augustine

July 2, 2014 | By More
Signing of Civil Rights Act celebrated in St Augustine

Today, Historic City News readers mark 50-years since the passage of the Civil Rights Act at a special commemoration ceremony in the Plaza de la Constitution; once the scene of racial unrest and national media attention on the dehumanizing effects of segregation on black families across the United States.

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More multifamily residences adopt smoke-free policy

July 2, 2014 | By More
More multifamily residences adopt smoke-free policy

John Eaton, Chair of the Tobacco Free St. Johns partnership, reported to local Historic City News reporters in St Augustine, that policies designed to protect residents from secondhand smoke and smoking-related fires are making their way to St Johns County.

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Marriage Licenses Applications – 6/29/2014

July 1, 2014 | By More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 6/29/2014

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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Quarrels rage-on in Julington Creek Plantation

June 30, 2014 | By More
Quarrels rage-on in Julington Creek Plantation

Earlier this year, Historic City News discovered that Julington Creek General Manager, Charles Edward Mooney, may have broken Florida Statute 817.566 when he misrepresented his educational credentials in order to obtain employment by the Community Development District. Even though Mooney claimed on his resume that he had earned a Bachelor Degree, in fulfillment of an […]

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Guest Column: New e-cig law July 1st

June 28, 2014 | By More
Guest Column: New e-cig law July 1st

Guest Column: New e-cig law effective July 1st By: Summer Perritt Pedro Menendez High School Special to Historic City News The Electronic Cigarette. The e-cig, the thing on all the posters in the gas station, and in all the ads in my magazine, or however you choose to identify the new “up and coming” nicotine […]

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Florida Army National Guard Commander retires

June 27, 2014 | By More
Florida Army National Guard Commander retires

Historic City News, friends, family and military peers of Major General James “Don” Tyre, honored the Florida Army National Guard’s highest ranking officer, a leader with more than ten-thousand soldiers under his command, as his 45-year military career came to an end.

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FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

June 27, 2014 | 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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Marriage Licenses Applications – 6/22/2014

June 27, 2014 | By More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 6/22/2014

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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Van Ekeris says “thanks” for opportunity to live amongst local community

June 26, 2014 | By More
Van Ekeris says “thanks” for opportunity to live amongst local community

Historic City News has learned that St Augustine is losing a 21-year veteran of the St Johns County Lifeguard Corps. 58-year-old Captain Andre Van Ekeris, who began his service to the community in 1971, just two years after moving to the city, was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor.

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National Mosquito Control Awareness Week

June 22, 2014 | By More
National Mosquito Control Awareness Week

The week of June 22 – June 28, 2014 has been declared the eighteenth annual “National Mosquito Control Awareness Week” according to an announcement received by Historic City News this weekend from the American Mosquito Control Association.

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St Augustine Community Based Outpatient Clinic fails vets

June 22, 2014 | By More
St Augustine Community Based Outpatient Clinic fails vets

St Augustine Community Based Outpatient Clinic fails vets By Michael Isam Special to Historic City News A discussion regarding the future of the St. Augustine Community Based Outpatient Clinic caused leaders of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 6 to scuttle the regular agenda for this month’s meeting; calling attention to the seriousness of the problem for […]

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Negotiations for VA outpatient clinic stalled

June 21, 2014 | By More
Negotiations for VA outpatient clinic stalled

Negotiations for VA outpatient clinic stalled By Michael Isam Special to Historic City News Speaking before a larger than normal gathering of veterans during the recent meeting of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 6, Assistant County Administrator Jerry Cameron presented a brief timeline of communications between St. Johns County and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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