New York Times best-selling author Ann Hood recently paid a visit to fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students at NewGate School.
It was a toe-tapping, hand-clapping good time at the Longboat Island Chapelâ€™s 19th annual jazz worship service Sunday, Feb. 12.
Edward Pick, reverend emeritus of St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church, has recently undergone a successful knee surgery.
Commissioner Phill Younger remained hospitalized at press time at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
The 2012 Longboat Key, Lido Key, St. Armands Key Chamber of Commerce map was released this week and can be found in the Feb. 16 edition of the Longboat Observer.
An afternoon Torah on the Key program was hosted in January by Marvin and Marsha Frank and was attended by 22 Longboat Key residents.
Longboat Key Center for the Arts, a Division of Ringling College of Art and Design, is calling for artwork for the annual juried exhibition, "Illuminated Nature."