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Siesta Key Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 9 years ago

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+Marty Samowitz reflects on Iwo Jima
On Feb. 23, 1945, six U.S. Marines took control at the tiny island of Iwo Jima and raised the first American flag on Mount Suribachi. The month-long battle was a crucial battle in the victory over Japan for the allied forces.

+City hosts parking forum tonight
The city of Sarasota will host a parking management forum tonight to help prompt improvements
within the parking system.

+Residents seek voice in Arts Center future
The Arts Center has a plan that could bring in a larger audience. But some Village residents feel
ignored in their own backyards.

+County commissioners rename ball field Tuesday
The Sarasota County Commission renamed a bellied and discussed maintenance and cost
provisions for Siesta Key Public Village Tuesday.

+Buchanan to host Longboat Key town hall meeting
The Longboat Key Republican will hold a meeting this Saturday.

+What does the upkeep cost?
County commissioners Tuesday debated the cost of Village upkeep, questioning whether county
staff had over-estimated expenses for the current fiscal year.

+ODA opens new baseball facilities
The Out-of-Door Academy on Feb. 21 celebrated the grand opening of its new Thunder Baseball
Concession Building and Scorer's Booth.

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