July 1, 2010
The church was issued a building permit Tuesday and began construction today.
June 23, 2010
Construction to begin soon on Christ Church.
June 23, 2010
Monsignor Gerard Finegan, of St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church, received papal honors from Pope Benedict XVI, along with four other priests in the Diocese of Venice.
June 15, 2010
Horace White "Buzz" Gross, 93, of Plymouth Harbor, died June 4.
June 8, 2010
Anne-Marie 'Andy' Cail, of Longboat Key, died Monday, June 7. She was 73.
May 21, 2010
All Angels by the Sea Episcopal Church celebrated their latest art exhibition with a reception on Friday, May 21. The exhibit features the work of local artist Barbara Shicatano and will be on display through June 30.
May 12, 2010
St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church held its annual May crowning ceremony, in which a statue of Mary is crowned, on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 9.
May 9, 2010
Ten area students received scholarships during the May 9 services at the Longboat Island Chapel. Congregation members Harry and Anne Ferris started the scholarship fund in 1992. The recipients are selected by a chapel committee, which reviews the applications and interviews the students.
May 5, 2010
Christ Church members have been building hope by reading with kindergarten and first-grade students.
April 25, 2010
Members of Temple Beth Israel held their annual end-of-season barbecue April 25, at the Bay Isles Beach Club. Families and friends of members were invited as guests. Grilling hot dogs, chicken and burgers were Earl Gordon, Bob Vigder, Roger Goldstein and David Aura. After enjoying the feast, most stayed to watch the sunset.
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.