Local leaders share perspectives heading into 2021

Local leaders share perspectives heading into 2021

After a tough year of political upheaval in 2020 and the lingering effects of the Coronavirus, challenges for legislators were abundantly clear with the wheels of progress grinding to a halt during the height of the pandemic. As we turn to a new calendar year in 2021, The Resident reached out to four of our […]

‘Tony’ trees removed to make way for Orange Line bus stop

‘Tony’ trees removed to make way for Orange Line bus stop

More than one Riverside resident has been mourning the demise of three mature live oak trees that were removed from the city right-of-way between the sidewalk and Park Street near St. Paul’s Catholic School in late November. The trees were removed by the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) to make way for a new bus stop […]

Cash in your valuables in the New Year

Cash in your valuables in the New Year

Do you know what your items are worth? For many, Christmas comes and goes without much of a fuss as gifts are given and pleasantries are exchanged. Some gifts hit a high note, others fall flat and make for a perfect exchange for some quick New Year’s cash on the flip side. Aside from Christmas […]

Shared-use path shows fast progress

Shared-use path shows fast progress

The new Fuller Warren Shared Use Path (SUP) is rapidly nearing completion. The shared use path is part of the Interstate 10/ Interstate 95 Interchange Improvements Project and is expected to be complete in spring 2021, said Daryl Goss, community outreach specialist for the Florida Department of Transportation. The multi-use path will run adjacent to […]

Broadway artists wowed by Douglas Anderson theater students

Broadway artists wowed by Douglas Anderson theater students

Thanks to funding from the Douglas Anderson Foundation, theater students at DA, the only public high school dedicated to the arts in Jacksonville, were thrilled to have the opportunity to work one-on-one with Broadway actors Wesley Taylor and Issac Powell of New York, who provided two days of intensive workshops at the school Dec. 8 […]

Herschel road work to promote pedestrian safety

Herschel road work to promote pedestrian safety

Extensive roadwork along Herschel Street and St. Johns Avenue near Fishweir Creek is slated to begin in the summer of 2021 and people residing in the Fairfax Manor neighborhood have mixed feelings about it. To bring more walkability and pedestrian safety to the Fairfax Manor area, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is planning to […]

City promises to assist with Palmer Avenue residents’ water woes

City promises to assist with Palmer Avenue residents’ water woes

Christmas came early when Jacksonville Public Works Director John Pappas promised to assist Palmer Avenue residents in engineering an answer that would help dry up the severe sunny day flooding that they have been experiencing in their backyards from the drainage pipe and trench that runs along the rear of their properties.  Pappas agreed have […]

The gift that will keep on giving

The gift that will keep on giving

The Daily’s Foundation celebrated its partnership with Nemours Children’s Specialty Care Jacksonville by bestowing a $5 million gift to the San Marco children’s clinic Dec. 9.  The transformational gift came in the form of The Daily’s Foundation Pavilion and is the largest ever received by Nemours Children’s Health System in Jacksonville. It will provide funding […]

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