SAN MARCO

Utility work coming to Hendricks San Jose Boulevard corridor

Utility work coming to Hendricks San Jose Boulevard corridor

San Marco area drivers prepare yourselves. Coming this winter, the Jacksonville Energy Authority is planning to do routine maintenance work on the sewer lines and water mains along Hendricks Avenue and San Jose Boulevard. The work will be completed prior to the start of Florida Department of Transportation’s resurfacing project. According to JEA spokesperson Gerri […]

Neighbors gather to toast college-bound entrepreneurs

Neighbors gather to toast college-bound entrepreneurs

There were mimosas, and champagne, breakfast casseroles and, of course, cookies shaped like dog bones as the San Marco’s Colonial Manor neighborhood held a Saturday good-bye brunch for their favorite dog walkers before they headed off to college. Hosted by Suzanne and Joe Honeycutt, nearly 50 friends and neighbors stopped by their Duck Pond home […]

Cemetery blog provides rich resource on St. Nicholas history

Cemetery blog provides rich resource on St. Nicholas history

Although she has no familial connections to anyone buried in the Historic St. Nicholas Cemetery on Olive Street, Kay Ellen Gilmour probably knows more about the people buried beneath its ground than anyone alive. Through her blog, Historic St. Nicholas Cemetery, which she developed a few months ago, Gilmour shares for free what she knows […]

HAB art exhibit to feature San Marco painter

HAB art exhibit to feature San Marco painter

As far as Ginny Stine is concerned, there is no better or more appropriate place than Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church for her to debut her painting expertise. The San Marco interior designer and resident, who paints as a hobby, will hold her first formal art show, “Animated by Detail: Oil Paintings of Ginny Stine,” in […]

Methodist women bring hope to Guatemalan villagers

Methodist women bring hope to Guatemalan villagers

For the eighth year in a row, a team of 22 women from Southside United Methodist Church traveled to the Chisec, Guatemala, to bring hope to the Mayan people. Led by Dr. Lourdes Pittochi, the team of Melissa Frankie, Angie Cosper, Kendall Cosper, Gwen Gallagher-Howard, Kailyn Moore, Sarah Wheeler and Ruthann Wheeler gave medical assistance […]

Greek Orthodox Church to celebrate 100 years in Jacksonville

Greek Orthodox Church to celebrate 100 years in Jacksonville

As the Reverend Dr. Nicholas Louh contemplates the upcoming 100th anniversary of St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church, two words come to mind: legacy and honor. “We are honoring our past, the way God worked and Christ worked in our church over the last 100 years through the hands and feet of countless priests […]

New lighting to come to Davin Park

Thanks to several generous donations to the San Marco Preservation Society, Lillian S. Davin Park in San Marco is going to have new landscape lights. New uplighting will soon replace the string lights threaded through the branches of the stately oak trees in the 500 by 50-foot median on River Road, said San Marco Preservation […]

Willing volunteers make creek clean-up big success

Willing volunteers make creek clean-up big success

Nearly half the people who worked shoulder to shoulder with St. Nicholas residents to clean up Millers Creek Aug. 13 hailed from other neighborhoods in Jacksonville, said Millers Creek Special Tax District Secretary Sharon Johnson. Thanks to everyone’s efforts, the event was a big success, she said. Meeting on land owned by E-Med proprietors Rene […]