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Media is damaging our nation with pandemic mania

Media is damaging our nation with pandemic mania

It is not just liberal or conservative media — it is an entire nation stoking each other with fearful flames of the Covid pandemic crisis. It has turned so inane and so desperate that basic facts and good news are no longer allowed.

June 27, 2020 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »

Unconditional Surrender statue battle heats up Sarasota

Unconditional Surrender statue battle heats up Sarasota

Some call it an iconic homage to the Greatest Generation, others see a kitschy depiction of violating sexism looming on the Sarasota waterfront.

June 27, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Wearing a mask remains a choice in Sarasota region

Wearing a mask remains a choice in Sarasota region

The City will be offering up to 50,000 free masks to residents and visitors throughout the city over the next week.

June 27, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town moves forward with resident-only permit parking

Town moves forward with resident-only permit parking

Villagers say the infusion of hoards of restaurant patrons undermines the otherwise residential character of the Village.

June 27, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Riptide rule #1 Always float, never fight the current

Riptide rule #1 Always float, never fight the current

LBK Fire Chief Paul Dezzi warns in certain spots – near inlets, piers and sandbars – the currents can be fierce.

June 27, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mother manatee and calf released into Sarasota Bay thanks to rescue and rehab collaboration

Mother manatee and calf released into Sarasota Bay thanks to rescue and rehab collaboration

SeaWorld Orlando transported both the manatee and its calf to Sarasota, where a team from FWC and Mote assisted with the release near Mote’s campus.

June 27, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Visiting officer rescues father, son from Longboat riptide

Visiting officer rescues father, son from Longboat riptide

Within minutes, a strong rip tide pulled the toddler and his father quickly offshore. The father attempted to stay close to the toddler but was quickly running out of energy.

June 13, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Who Is to Blame in the Deaths of Two Elderly Longboat Residents?

Who Is to Blame in the Deaths of Two Elderly Longboat Residents?

The police car never should have been there. The guy’s speeding record should have had him thrown off the force long ago.”

June 13, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Commission to discuss resident-only parking plan

Commission to discuss resident-only parking plan

The Longbeach Village Association has advocated for resident-only permit parking along the public roadways of the Village.

June 13, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Shoppers and tennis players fight over masks, misplaced coughs during Coranivirus

Shoppers and tennis players fight over masks, misplaced coughs during Coranivirus

There we were — a hobbling collection of knee replacements, back braces and patella straps all clustered together like a tennis-racket-wielding think tank. And I felt the air temperature and humidity rise as all these sweaty guys breathed and weighed in on the Covid question.

June 13, 2020 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »