The Longboat Key Flotilla 82 held a Change of Watch ceremony Dec. 17, at the Longboat Key Hilton Beachfront Resort. Ronald Krum will continue as commander.
The flotilla is part of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and has seven boats with crews. Flotilla members patrol the waters off Longboat Key and are ready to serve as needed. The last Saturday of each month, it conducts a boating-safety course at Mote Marine.
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Commission savors the sunshine
The weather on Longboat Key was cloudy on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 11, but the Longboat Key Town Commission stayed in the sunshine, as far as the Longboat Observer could tell.
Resident keeps eye on the pie
Inspired by her mother’s homemade banana cream pie, Bird Key resident Kim Manning had a sweet idea: key lime with a twist.
Show us your spirit this season
This week, our reporters will make our final decisions on our favorite displays of holiday cheer for our “Spirit of the Season” contest. This year’s competition isn’t limited to lights.