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Bicycle safety initiative: Don’t be a Salmon

August 18, 2014 | By | Comments More
Bicycle safety initiative: Don’t be a Salmon

Heather Neville, Director of Velo Fest, announced to Historic City News the launch of a new and fun education program kicking off today. “Don’t Be a Salmon” will focus on helping all road users know which way to ride their bicycle, which is with the flow of traffic, even when on a sidewalk.

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Marriage Licenses Applications – 8/17/2014

August 17, 2014 | By | Comments More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 8/17/2014

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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Florida Highway Patrol: Now Hiring

August 14, 2014 | By | Comments More
Florida Highway Patrol: Now Hiring

Sergeant Dylan L. Bryan, spokesman for the Troop G Public Affairs Office, has invited all Historic City News readers who are interested in becoming a member of the Florida Highway Patrol to attend a statewide hiring event hosted today.

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Shaver honored to accept recognition for Galimore donations

August 13, 2014 | By | Comments More
Shaver honored to accept recognition for Galimore donations

Nancy Shaver, like so many other Lincolnville residents, was delighted when the community pool at the Willie Galimore Center was reopened. In 2010, after being closed for more than a year, and, despite an Interlocal agreement with the Parks and Recreation Department of St Johns County to maintain the public facilities, Assistant County Administrator Jerry […]

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Investigation reveals over 200 misclassified Flagler students

August 12, 2014 | By | Comments More
Investigation reveals over 200 misclassified Flagler students

Historic City News has learned from a report released today that the investigation conducted by Melissa Nelson, of the McGuire-Woods law firm in Jacksonville, reveals that score tampering at Flagler College in St. Augustine went back at least six more years than originally reported.

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Groups accuse FPL of making solar plan publicity gimmick

August 12, 2014 | By | Comments More
Groups accuse FPL of making solar plan publicity gimmick

State regulators today approved a program that will allow Florida Power & Light customers to voluntarily chip in $9 a month to help pay for solar-energy projects — despite opposition from two groups that work to expand the use of solar power.

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Bill of Rights topic for St Augustine Tea Party meeting

August 10, 2014 | By | Comments More
Bill of Rights topic for St Augustine Tea Party meeting

Historic City News readers are invited to attend and bring a friend when the St Augustine Tea Party holds its next regular meeting on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Village Inn; located at 900 North Ponce de Leon Boulevard in St. Augustine.

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Local YMCA honors Shaver for two-years of charitable giving

August 9, 2014 | By | Comments More
Local YMCA honors Shaver for two-years of charitable giving

After ex-chairman of the St Johns County Board of Commissioners, Ken Bryan, delivered his infamous “contracts are made to be broken” speech a couple of years ago, reneging on a decade-long Inter-local Agreement that required the City to pay the County to maintain the Willie Galimore Center and pool, the City found few resources to […]

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FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

August 8, 2014 | By | Comments 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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Our neighbors find that a night trolley downtown is a success

August 7, 2014 | By | Comments More
Our neighbors find that a night trolley downtown is a success

Downtown trolley try-out a success By: Jensen Werley Historic City News is following, with interest, an article by Jensen Werley, who covers logistics, manufacturing and defense activities published in the pages of Jacksonville Business Journal. She reports that the Jacksonville Transportation Authority’s test of a “Downtown Night Trolley” last weekend went so well, that staff […]

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Thrasher, Hankerson at Flagler County Forum

August 4, 2014 | By | Comments More
Thrasher, Hankerson at Flagler County Forum

While Historic City News reporters are reporting from the Lewis Auditorium on the Flagler College campus, located at 14 Granada Street in St Augustine, beginning at 5:00 p.m. this evening, The Flagler County Chamber of Commerce, Flagler County Association of Realtors, and the Flagler Home Builders Association, are preparing for their own forum that begins […]

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Hailing aboard the USS New York

August 3, 2014 | By | Comments More
Hailing aboard the USS New York

St Augustine Navy League Vice President for Public Affairs, Kim Kendall, informed local Historic City News reporters that on July 30th, fourteen members of the St Augustine / Palm Coast Council of the Navy League of the United States were hailed aboard the USS NEW YORK (LPD-21) at Naval Station Mayport.

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FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

August 2, 2014 | By | Comments 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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Flagler College announces promotions at Proctor Library

August 1, 2014 | By | Comments More
Flagler College announces promotions at Proctor Library

Flagler College has announced several changes to Historic City News recently, including promotions at the Proctor Library including the promotion of Brian Nesselrode to director of library services.

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Miller named director of First Year Experience program

August 1, 2014 | By | Comments More
Miller named director of First Year Experience program

Tom Iacuzio informed local Historic City News reporters that Jill Miller has been selected as the Director of the First Year Experience and Co-Curricular Programs at Flagler College.

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Afghanistan Veteran Receives New Home

July 31, 2014 | By | Comments More
Afghanistan Veteran Receives New Home

Afghanistan Veteran Receives New Home By Special Features Writer, Michael Isam Special to Historic City News “Homes For Our Troops” held their 3rd key-ceremony in St. Johns County since 2011 this month. The first was Marine Cpl. Tyler Southern; followed in 2012 with keys presented to GySGT John Hayes and his family, and on Saturday, […]

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Governor Scott welcomes those observing Civil Rights Month

July 31, 2014 | By | Comments More
Governor Scott welcomes those observing Civil Rights Month

The landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 2, 1964, was honored recently when Florida’s governor, Rick Scott, extended greetings and best wishes to all residents and visitors who are observing July 2014 as Civil Rights Month.

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Marriage Licenses Applications – 7/27/2014

July 29, 2014 | By | Comments More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 7/27/2014

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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Dems will host non-partisan candidates

July 29, 2014 | By | Comments More
Dems will host non-partisan candidates

The St. Johns Democratic Party reported to Historic City News that invitations have been extended for an open meet-and-greet forum for candidates in the Primary and General Elections whose contests are non-partisan; such as Circuit Court Judge, Mosquito Control Board, Airport Authority, and City Commission.

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Republican Assembly holds annual convention

July 28, 2014 | By | Comments More
Republican Assembly holds annual convention

At the invitation of Assembly president, Eric West, Historic City News editor Michael Gold attended Saturday’s annual convention of the St. Johns County Republican Assembly. Participants in the public portion of the meeting included candidates for election in various seats being contested in the August 26th Primary Election.

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FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

July 25, 2014 | By | Comments 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 | Comments 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 | Comments 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 | Comments 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 | Comments 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 | Comments 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 | Comments 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 | Comments 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 | Comments 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 | Comments 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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