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Tiny trio tours safety facilities

Tiny trio tours safety facilities

July 23, 2014

Commissioner Lynn Larson’s three grandchildren, Zander, 9, Zora, 8, and Zoe Ramsey, 5, got a close-up look at what Longboat Key police and firefighters do to keep residents safe earlier this month, during a tour of the police and north fire stations.

Mar Vista dollars to benefit local teen

Mar Vista dollars to benefit local teen

July 23, 2014

Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub’s walls and ceiling are covered with dollar bills, signed and decorated by patrons. Every few years the restaurant removes the bills for a good cause.

'We Are The Marines'

'We Are The Marines'

July 16, 2014

That is how Maj. Brian Dix introduced “The Commandant’s Own” U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps July 4, at Avery Fisher Hall.

Tim Howard has Key roots

Tim Howard has Key roots

July 16, 2014

Residents of Fairway Bay knew about Tim Howard long before he became a household name: His grandparents, the late Paul and Eva Fekete, frequently bragged about their star soccer player grandson.

Mote-tagged shark swims toward Sarasota

Mote-tagged shark swims toward Sarasota

July 9, 2014

A 14-foot, 2,300-pound great white shark is currently heading eastbound toward Sarasota.

Police get a wheel deal from anonymous citizen

Police get a wheel deal from anonymous citizen

July 9, 2014

An anonymous citizen recently contacted the town with an offer to buy the Longboat Key Police Department a new bicycle.

Surprise daytime turtle encounter

Surprise daytime turtle encounter

July 2, 2014

On his evening beach walk, Longboat Key resident Mike Haycock was in for a big surprise when he spotted a sea turtle coming out of the water Sunday.

Sarasota Open winner defeats Nadal

Sarasota Open winner defeats Nadal

July 2, 2014

From Longboat Key to the grass courts of the All England Club, Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios is making his presence known in the tennis world.

Chief welcomes granddaughter

Chief welcomes granddaughter

June 25, 2014

Longboat Key Police Chief Pete Cumming is a proud grandfather for the second time.

Kiwanians gain new members

Kiwanians gain new members

June 25, 2014

The Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key welcomed its two newest members, Steve Schield and Jerry Whitehead, at its June 12 breakfast meeting.



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