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Resident receives belated birthday gift

Resident receives belated birthday gift

April 28, 2010

Dawn diLorenzo spotted a bald eagle nesting on Longboat Drive South, near Whitney Beach Plaza, and snapped a few photos.

Longboat Observer readers win 'mother' of all contests

Longboat Observer readers win 'mother' of all contests

April 28, 2010

The votes are in — more than 15,000 total — and the winners of the YourObserver.com Mother-Daughter Lookalike contest have been named.

After recovery, eagle takes flight

After recovery, eagle takes flight

April 21, 2010

A bald eagle became stranded in the waters of Longboat Key recently and needed help before she could spread her wings again.

Euphemia Haye walks for a cure

April 21, 2010

Team Euphemia Haye participated for its eighth year in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s (JDRF) "Walk to Cure Diabetes" event March 20, on Siesta Key, and raised more than $14,000.

Historic real-estate office building still stands

Historic real-estate office building still stands

April 21, 2010

One of the first real-estate offices on Longboat Key was started by Luther Garaux in the 1940s and was located in a two-story building at 5144 Gulf of Mexico Drive. The building still stands and is now, fittingly, an apartment complex.

Beachplace enjoys a day at the races

Beachplace enjoys a day at the races

April 21, 2010

Beachplace has gone to the dogs. Residents attended their annual "Night at the Dogs" event April 8, at the Sarasota Kennel Club.

Publix employees help save our local seabirds

Publix employees help save our local seabirds

April 21, 2010

Approximately 35 Longboat Key Publix employees were hard at work on Saturday, April 10, but they weren't behind the store’s counters. Instead, they were volunteering at Save Our Seabirds.

Holy mackerel:Resident catches 32-pound fish

Holy mackerel:Resident catches 32-pound fish

April 21, 2010

Longboat Key resident Paul Geck recently reeled in quite the catch: a 50-inch, 32-pound king mackerel that he caught 1.5 miles west of Longboat Pass.

Longboat Key swans go into nesting mode

Longboat Key swans go into nesting mode

April 21, 2010

Spring is in the air, and that means the Harbour Links swans are in nesting mode.

After 30 years, teacher and student get a new deal

After 30 years, teacher and student get a new deal

April 14, 2010

When part-time Lido Key resident Dr. Arthur Liebman welcomed recently the students attending his course on New Deal Drama, part of the Academy of Lifelong Learning at the University of South Florida, he took a second look at the man in the first row.



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