Mega Adoption Event for Homeless Pets

Mega Adoption Event for Homeless Pets

Local shelters and rescues come together for largest adoption event in the country More than a thousand homeless dogs and cats will be looking for new homes as part of the Mega Adoption event scheduled this weekend. It will take place July 26-28, at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. First Coast […]

Annual fishing tournament a 6th-year success

Top honors in the 6th Annual Clay Roberts Memorial Inshore Slam Fishing Tournament, sponsored by In River Or Ocean, went to the D. J. Cabler’s team whose Clay Roberts’ record slam weighed in at 16.46 pounds. Terry Sturgeon’s team placed second in the slam (14.27) and Tom Riley placed third (14.06). Gary Roberts, of Roberts […]

Historic tree gets TLC from its PCP

After 25 years of annual and biennial checkups, Early Piety could be considered the primary care physician for the 250-year-old live oak tree known as Treaty Oak. Over the years Piety and his company, Specialty Tree Surgeons, has removed deadwood, ensured that no infrastructural changes or improvements to the Jessie Ball duPont Park interfere with […]

SMPS spring meeting hosted at Aardwolf Brewery

Nine receive awards and recognitions Immediate past president Diane Martin opened the spring meeting of the San Marco Preservation Society with the comment, “Now I know what it takes to raise the attendance at these meetings!” Aardwolf Brewery was a packed house on May 20 for the annual beautification awards and election of officers. Historian […]

Study recommended for Metro Park event alternatives

Concert promoters not interested in other venues By Lara Patangan Resident Community News Ongoing discussions involving the future of mega concert events at Metropolitan Park appear to be on their own version of a summer road trip, with ideas traveling west from Cecil Commerce Center, to a potential new facility on the Northside, south to […]

Councilwoman Boyer keeping finger on pulse of San Marco

Looking forward to checking off completed projects By Kate A. Hallock Resident Community News District 5 Councilwoman Lori Boyer is a very busy woman. As chair of the Land Use & Zoning Committee (LUZ), she’s keeping her eye on the development, building and remodeling that’s heating up again after five long years of stasis. In […]

Creating memories on the Bahamian waters

Creating memories on the Bahamian waters

By Nathan & Ted Miller With summer here, and family vacations in full swing, I wanted to share a summer vacation our family recently took. Many months ago, we began planning this trip with my wife’s parents and brothers and all the nieces and nephews and cousins. It was to be 17 people total, but […]

Local companies help create prosthetic lab in Haiti

By Kate A. Hallock Resident Community News Haiti continues to be a challenge, with hurricanes, mudslides and cholera, according to Dr. John Lovejoy, a retired orthopedic surgeon who lives in St. Nicholas. But due to the support (to the tune of more than $250,000) from local companies such as Atlantic Marine, Suddath Van Lines, Jack […]

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