+I-75 crash cleared
The crash caused injuries and blocked traffic this morning at Interstate 75 and Bee Ridge Road.
+Siesta water main break forces lag closure
Sarasota County currently has one lane closed on north Beach Road after a water main break reported at 7:48 a.m.
+Jaleski spars with the mayor
Commission candidate Gene Jaleski thinks town attorney David Persson is providing poor legal advice.
+PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Kindergarten Thanksgiving Program
The Out-of-Door Academy’s kindergarteners performed a Thanksgiving Program Monday, Nov. 19, in the Multi-Purpose Room at Out-of-Door Academy on Siesta Key.
+PHOTO GALLERY: Harvest Hustle
East County runners hustled to raise money for the All Faiths Food Bank, during Harvest United Methodist Church's annual Harvest Hustle 5K race Nov. 17, at the church.
+Bus-stuffing campaign nets 130,000 pounds of food
East County grocery shoppers stuffed Manatee County County School District buses with food Nov. 16-17.
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23 LBK Chamber of Commerce Networking Luncheon
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
25 Manatee Audubon -- Bird walk at Leffis Key
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
15 Being your best self
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
29 Santa Jaws at Mote Aquarium
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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A fitting tribute
A day after receiving an Ageless Creativity Award from the Ringling College/Longboat Key Center for the Arts in honor of their late father, Ed Brickman, daughter Carol Diamant and son Eli Brickman held a celebration of life service Saturday.
Alma mater honors Harold Ronson
Philadelphia University presented Longboat Key resident Harold Ronson with its “Leadership in Philanthropy” award Oct. 11, at its Homecoming Dinner Dance.