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Photos of the week

Photos of the week

September 9, 2011

A selection of the best photos from all Observers this week.

PHOTO GALLERY: Barefoot Wine Beach Cleanup

PHOTO GALLERY: Barefoot Wine Beach Cleanup

September 8, 2011

Barefoot Wine held a beach cleanup from 5 – 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8, at Ted Sperling Park. Around 20 people came out to help clean the beach and park areas. After the cleanup the participants were invited to head over to Daiquiri Deck on St. Armands for some wine and free appetizers.

PHOTO GALLERY: East Meets West Chambers of Commerce

PHOTO GALLERY: East Meets West Chambers of Commerce

September 7, 2011

Local Chambers of Commerce gathered at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium for a fun networking event.

9/11 Looking Back: Q&A with former City Editor Shay Sullivan

9/11 Looking Back: Q&A with former City Editor Shay Sullivan

September 7, 2011

Former Longboat Observer City Editor Shay Sullivan produced the majority of the Observer’s 9/11 and post-9/11 coverage. His probing into several leads in the weeks that followed led the Secret Service to investigate The Observer Group — for the first and only time.

9/11 Looking Back: Daniel Hoffe

9/11 Looking Back: Daniel Hoffe

September 7, 2011

Daniel Hoffe was attending a training program in the South Tower of the World Trade Centers when the Sept. 11 attacks occurred.

9/11 Looking Back: Paul Berriff

9/11 Looking Back: Paul Berriff

September 7, 2011

Paul Berriff was filming an Animal Planet series Sept. 11 in Manhattan, N.Y., when he heard that the North Tower of the World Trade Center had been struck by a plane.

9/11 Looking Back: Tramm Hudson

9/11 Looking Back: Tramm Hudson

September 7, 2011

Tramm Hudson, former chairman of the Republican Party of Sarasota County, was one of 12 people at the dinner table with President George W. Bush on Sept. 10, 2001.

9/11 Looking Back: Katie Klauber Moulton

9/11 Looking Back: Katie Klauber Moulton

September 7, 2011

Katie Klauber Moulton, longtime president and general manager of the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort, hosted President George W. Bush on his overnight visit Sept. 10, 2001.

9/11 Looking Back: George Ceshker

9/11 Looking Back: George Ceshker

September 7, 2011

Longboat Key resident George Ceshker was in the cockpit of an American Airlines Boeing 767 on Sept. 11. The plane took off from Manhattan, N.Y., seven minutes after the first plane hit the World Trade Center. Ceshker retired four years after Sept. 11 and later opened a Secur-All Insurance branch. But the events of that tragic day stay with him.

9/11 Looking Back: John Kintz

9/11 Looking Back: John Kintz

September 7, 2011

Former Longboat Key Police Chief John Kintz was prepared for business as usual as he planned for President George W. Bush’s stay on Longboat Key. But Bush’s overnight stay on Sept. 10, 2001, turned out to be anything but routine.



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