September 24, 2014
Construction executive Bill Halfacre was more than ready back in the 1970s when he heard a few Sarasota officials wanted to impose a building moratorium.
September 18, 2014
The Diocese of Venice has purchased 63 acres of property for a potential church site in Lakewood Ranch.
August 23, 2014
Members and guests of Temple Emanu-El gathered at Summerfield Park Aug. 23 for a special gathering and havdalah ceremony.
August 3, 2014
Children in Harvest United Methodist Church's annual Music and Drama Camp shared what they learned about God through their musical performance of "iAm."
July 25, 2014
More than 200 children enjoyed a week of animal-themed adventures during The Tabernacle church's Weird Animals Vacation Bible School July 21 through July 25.
July 12, 2014
Kehillah of Lakewood Ranch held its monthly Shabbat service, followed by kiddish and a potluck dinner July 11, at the Windsor of Lakewood Ranch. A
June 19, 2014
Fifty children this week are climbing through the wilderness, at Living Lord Lutheran Church, during the church's annual Vacation Bible School event.
May 9, 2014
Children at All God's Preschool at Living Lord Lutheran Church celebrated their mothers May 9, during special festivities at the school.
April 21, 2014
Faith United Church of Christ held a Blessing of the Animals event April 19.
February 19, 2014
Nick Striglos, 78, of Longboat Key and Decatur, Ill., died Feb. 10.
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!