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Riverview senior identifies local environmental need

Riverview senior identifies local environmental need

February 1, 2012

Using a boat, a waterproof camera and a small grant for printing fees, Tanner Stults created a field guide for Florida's coast; bays that includes more than 50 photographs. It's a project that took the now Riverview High School senior one-and-a-half years to complete.

News Briefs

News Briefs

February 1, 2012

Publix to go before the Town Commission; Town, Key Club file appeals; Citizens decreases its maximum coverage limit

Marvin Danto leaves lasting local legacy

Marvin Danto leaves lasting local legacy

February 1, 2012

Marvin Danto and his wife, Betty, were avid supporters of local organizations such as the Sarasota Ballet.

Longboat Key sees healthy start to season

Longboat Key sees healthy start to season

February 1, 2012

We may not be the No. 1 beach, according to Dr. Beach, but we're still getting a healthy dose of tourism.

Gov. Scott stays on track

Gov. Scott stays on track

February 1, 2012

Despite surprising decisions to spend more money on education and Everglades restoration, Gov. Rick Scott is sticking to his principles of shrinking government and growing the economy.

SYC Minnows give new meaning to 'go fish'

SYC Minnows give new meaning to 'go fish'

February 1, 2012

It's 10 in the morning on a Sunday, and instead of sitting inside watching cartoons on TV, the Sarasota Yacht Club Minnows hit the docks.

JAN. 31: Daily Headlines Video

JAN. 31: Daily Headlines Video

January 31, 2012

Join us as we observe and report today's stories from Longboat Key, East County, Sarasota, and Siesta Key.

PHOTO GALLERY: The Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies

PHOTO GALLERY: The Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies

January 31, 2012

The Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies might be a Western New York foundation, but it’s made some roots in Longboat Key. A donor luncheon hosted by Nate Benderson and Anne M. Virag catered to a group of individuals originally from Buffalo living permanently or for the season in Sarasota on Jan. 31 at Sarasota Yacht Club. The newly appointed Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo Michael Wise spoke about the future of Jewish Buffalo. The Foundation will be celebrating its centennial this year.

PHOTO GALLERY: D.M. Williams' Birthday

PHOTO GALLERY: D.M. Williams' Birthday

January 31, 2012

D.M. Williams, long-time manager at Casa Del Mar, was thrown a surprise birthday celebration on Tuesday, Jan. 31. The beloved manager turned 81, contrary to the “18” on his horse-themed birthday cake. In honor of his birthday, the resort planned a spin-off of the old game show, “To Tell the Truth,” so everyone could learn about his past 81 years. Some facts attendees learned were: Williams called every pet he’s owned “Ben,” his favorite charity is St. Judes and that he was named D.M. because he was the youngest of 11 siblings and his mom ran out of names.

UPDATE: Pedestrian, 73, dies in GMD crash

UPDATE: Pedestrian, 73, dies in GMD crash

January 31, 2012

A woman visiting from Illinois died Friday night after being struck by a car while attempting to cross Gulf of Mexico Drive.



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