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Observed: Educational bombshell

Observed: Educational bombshell

September 12, 2012

The Manatee County School Board's meeting chambers were exceptionally crowded Monday night, and as I squeezed into the back to stand, I first noticed Superintendent Tim McGonegal was missing from his normal seat.

My View: It is important to know about state taxes

My View: It is important to know about state taxes

September 12, 2012

The conventions for the Republican National Committee and the Democratic National Committee have both come to a close, and although both platforms differed greatly, one issue stood out in both — our tax system.

Castaway

Castaway

September 12, 2012

Enjoy this week's castaway cartoon.

Lakewood Ranch Town Hall update

Lakewood Ranch Town Hall update

September 5, 2012

Those who have lived in Florida long enough to recognize the waxing and waning seasonal population will inevitably ask about the summer workload at Town Hall, the number of service requests we receive, and where I am going for my vacation this year.

A reason to remember

A reason to remember

September 5, 2012

Pam Eubanks commemorates the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

My View: Capture the essence of your subject

My View: Capture the essence of your subject

August 29, 2012

Through past articles that I have written for the East County Observer, perhaps some of you know I am a photographer and enjoy wildlife photography first and foremost.

Castaway

Castaway

August 29, 2012

Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon by Jorge Blanco.

Observed: Summer splash-out

Observed: Summer splash-out

August 22, 2012

I often get small swarms of children by my side at school dances or other events where the children are eager to have their photos taken for the newspaper. Sometimes, one even will follow me around at events.

My View: Jiggs Landing memories could fill an auditorium

My View: Jiggs Landing memories could fill an auditorium

August 22, 2012

Times have changed for those living on the Braden River and in the surrounding communities.

The Castaway

The Castaway

August 22, 2012

Enjoy this week's "The Castaway," by Jorge Blanco.



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