The Shamrock Pub donated $7,100 to the YMCA Youth Shelter April 1. The pub raised the money at its annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party March 17, which drew a crowd of more than 3,000 people. The Youth Shelter provides temporary housing and safe care to children ages 10 to 18 who have run away from home; are experiencing family problems; or have been locked out of their homes. The YMCA will use the money to purchase a new van to transport children to school and other activities throughout Sarasota and North Port.
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9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Arrests made after movie theater shooting
According to one witness, a gun battle preceded the shooting of 17-year-old Riverview High School student Teriaâ€™le Rawls Monday, at Carmike Royal Palm 20 movie theater.
School board to vote on budget, millage tonight
Members of the public will have the opportunity to voice opinions and answer questions about the year budget tonight before a vote by the Sarasota County School Board.
Nine-year-old dies following plane crash
Oceana Irizarry has died two days after a plane crash that killed her father on Caspersen Beach.