Letter: Questions The Record’s legal advice Bob Hamby Palm Coast, FL Dear Editor: I have written to The St Augustine Record publisher, Delinda Fogel, editor Kathy Nelson, and opinions editor Jim Sutton because they are quoting Florida law — without giving the statute. It appears to unfairly diminish the value of the other Republican candidate […]
Historic City News broadcast news partner, Newstalk WFOY, has received a full-power upgrade from the Federal Communications Commission and has amped up its FM signal locally, from the 148 watts previously allowed, to 250 watts — a signal so much stronger that Station Manager, Matt Kraycinovich, explained that the station to adjust its frequency, slightly.
PACT Prevention Coalition of St Johns County is pleased to announce to Historic City News the second annual St Augustine Ultimate Summer Triathlon, which will be held on Sunday, August 17th at beautiful Vilano Beach at 7:30 a.m.
Historic City News salutes the men and women of United Way and the Red Cross who provide a helping hand, or a helping hug, when and where it is needed the most. First Coast United Way has been serving the St Johns County community since 1957.
The group, St Augustine Galloway, reported to Historic City News that in order to help kick off their 8th annual running season, on July 19th, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., US Olympic athlete, author, coach and inspiration to runners everywhere, Jeff Galloway has accepted an invitation to attend a free meet-and-greet event.
The ACH Funding Panel began meeting this morning Wednesday July 9 at 9:00 a.m. in the St. Johns County Auditorium, located at 500 San Sebastian View in St Augustine.
Historic City News readers will be celebrating Independence Day this week, and if the weather holds up, there will be plenty of outdoor activities for local families and our visitors. Barbara Golden, Communications Manager for the St Augustine, Ponte Vedra and the Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau, reminds reporters about the following entertaining events.
Historic City News managing editor, Michael Gold, is the state editor for WatchdogWire.com in Florida; the national citizen journalism project of the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity. So, when Watchdog Wire has a contest, you can count on Historic City News to include all of our readers as well.
As a kid growing up in St Augustine in the 1950′s and 1960′s, Historic City News managing editor Michael Gold has many memories of a time when the bayfront miniature golf course was a very popular nighttime attraction for local families as well as vacationers and summer day-trippers from Gainesville, Jacksonville, and Daytona Beach.
While the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act on July 2, 1964, many in Northeast Florida remember the struggles of local citizens in helping to achieve that goal. The Florida Heritage Book Festival commemorates those struggles leading to the historic legislation with a 90-minute panel discussion on Saturday, […]
St Augustine Lighthouse and Museum Executive Director Kathy A. Fleming, reported to Historic City News that 45 scholarships were awarded for local at-risk students to attend Lighthouse Ancient City Explorers Summer Camp that started today.
Historic City News has learned that, again the year, St Johns County residents purchasing Florida, “State of the Arts” license plates have helped fund micro-grants for artistic and cultural projects by non-profit groups, schools, and individual artists. This year’s grants were officially distributed by pastor of Ancient City Baptist Church, Dr. David Rice; who currently […]
Rock ‘n’ Roll legends BOSTON brought the highly anticipated “Heaven on Earth” tour live to the St Augustine Amphitheatre tonight, performing to a packed house. BOSTON is always a huge crowd pleaser, and tonight was no exception, according to Historic City News photojournalist Mark Cubbedge.
John Reardon reported to Historic City News that on Flag Day, Saturday, June 14th, St Augustine and St Johns County residents can participate in a national display of patriotism when Americans around the nation will raise their voices and come together to turn the national anthem into “the song that was heard around the world”.
Tour St. Augustine and St. Augustine Black Heritage Tours owner Adam Shockey has invited Historic City News readers to join members of the Tourism and Hospitality Council of the St Johns County Chamber of Commerce tomorrow evening for a private showing of another great exhibit complimenting St. Augustine’s Civil Rights history.
Television show “Crossbones” features El Galeón As told to Historic City News in St Augustine by Paco Cordero de la Villa with translation by Marinelly Rodríguez Spanish galleons of the 16th and 17th centuries traveling in the Bahamas were known to carry wealthy passengers; making them targets for Caribbean pirates. One of the most notorious, […]
Historic City News readers are invited to visit the Plaza de la Constitución tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. when St. Augustine’s great summer concert series, Concerts in the Plaza, kicks off its 24th season with a performance by The Driftwoods.
Felder, Foreigner and Styx – best pure performance ever By Mark Cubbedge Photojournalist Historic City News Consider, for a moment, some of the acts like Steve Miller, The Moody Blues, Dierks Bentley, Darius Rucker and Carlos Santana that have performed so far this year at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Just in the last week, Alison […]
Sea Splashing Tips this Holiday Weekend St. Johns County officials are projecting capacity beach crowds for the Memorial Day Weekend and they would like to remind Historic City News readers of the variety of services available to make their visit more enjoyable.
Young Professionals of St. Augustine reported to Historic City News that they hosted their annual “Womanless Beauty Pageant” to raise money for local charities at an awesome event that took place at the White Room downtown.
Historic City News readers in St. Augustine are invited to turn out this Saturday, May 17th from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m for Family Funfest at Greater Love Ministries; located at 555 SR-16; next door to Dollar General Store.