+Viking Culinary Center closes
The Viking Culinary Center did not open this morning. Rumors are the business has closed.
+Couple proposes Sarasota-based airline
A Longboat Key couple with decades of airline startup experience believes an SRQ-based airline would be feasible and profitable.
+Community Fund distributes $71,000 to 21 organizations
Since 2002, the Lakewood Ranch Community Fund has helped 77 charities.
+Vandal hits anti-cell tower signs
An unknown suspect spray painted the word 'yes' over a 'No cell tower' sign and knocked over at least two others.
+East County prepares for Wine Fest
Tickets now are on sale for the Suncoast Food & Wine Fest Nov. 10.
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2 Healthy Skin Care and Wellness with Dr. Brenda Yanofsky
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
2 Center For Sight at University Park Grand Opening & Trunk Show
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3 Bowl Painting Party
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
4 Ron Gordon's Humane Society Golf Tournament
Vitale accepts donation
Lakewood Ranch resident and ESPN Hall-of-Famer Dick Vitale on Sept. 9 received a $85,000 donation for the fight against cancer from Craig and JoEllen Mettille, of 380 Cos.
Prizes now offered for weather contest!
Starting in October, the Observer will now offer prizes for winners of the weather photo contest, sponsored by Manasota Flooring Inc.
Cardinal Mooney alumni plan reunion
Did you go to Cardinal Mooney in 1964? Your former classmates are calling for you!