All SABNJ Articles

What’s the Point of Restore Points?

by Steven Aldrich ~ First Coast Computer Services Windows has for many years had a facility called Restore Points. These are a snapshot of your system, and typically created just before you make a change. Big changes like updating Windows will often create a Restore...

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Help Protect Your Family’s Inheritance

You might contribute to your IRA for decades to help pay for your retirement. But if you don’t need all the money, you may want to leave what’s left to your children or grandchildren. However, if you want to ensure they get the most from this inheritance, you’ll need...

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May Poetry News

by Chris Bodor Poetry is alive in the Nation's Oldest City. After 12 months of insolation on Zoom, the Ancient City Poets are migrating back to in-person poetry gatherings on Sunday, May 30th, in downtown St. Augustine. A sign-up sheet will be available on the day of...

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Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

By Fr. Nicholas A. Marziani, Jr., D.Min. I actually have an opinion, as I often do in this column, concerning a hot item in today’s discourse to share with you, my dear readers, but before I do I first need to share an announcement of a personal nature.After 18 years...

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Food + Wine Festival

The St. Augustine Food & Wine Festival is a showcase of culinary, beverage and culture that highlights celebrity guest chefs, celebrity winemakers/proprietors, local chefs, artisans and local craft spirits/beers. The inaugural festival offers a wide variety of...

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Real Life vs Mortgage Guidelines

by Gaye Jones ~ AnnieMac Home Mortgage   I’ve said for years that “no one lives according to loan guidelines” and it is truer today than ever. We have seen so many new restrictions and COVID overlays from all the agencies (FHA, VA, Fannie & Freddie) that it is...

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City Quarterly Update

by Max Royle ~ St. Augustine Beach City Manager The City’s budget year began on October 1, 2020 and will end on September 30, 2021. To stay informed about significant projects and purchases during the year, the City Commission asked the staff to prepare a report each...

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St. Augustine Camera Club Youth Photography Workshop

Budding photographers and serious photography students have a chance to learn the craft and have their work shown at an exhibit this summer. The Saint Augustine Camera Club (SACC) has paired up with Guy Harvey Resort in St. Augustine Beach to put together the Youth...

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Family StoryFest at Vilano Beach

The Tale Tellers of St. Augustine is bringing stories to life through music, activities, exhibits and fun for the whole family during their inaugural Family StoryFest from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 22 at Vilano Beach Airstream Row, located at 190 Vilano Rd., St....

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St. Augustine Beach City Hall Update

At its regular meeting on April 5, 2021, the St. Augustine Beach City Commission took the following actions:1. Appointed Interim Police Chief Dan Carswell as the City’s permanent Chief.2. Witnessed two awards: the Sons of the American Revolution 2021 Law...

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St. Augustine Beach Appoints Daniel Carswell Police Chief

by Melinda ConlonAt the City Commission Meeting on Monday, April 5, 2021, the Commission voted unanimously to appoint Interim Police Chief Daniel Carswell as the permanent Police Chief for the City.Carswell has served as the Interim Police Chief since November 9, 2020...

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Should I Buy a Mac?

The truth is that if you made the change from Windows 7 to Windows 10, you will find the change to a Mac less difficult than that was. One big advantage of switching a Mac is that you will no longer have the problems that Windows 10 forced updates creates.

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Prevention vs Correction

I recently had a patient tell me, “I wish I would have started this long ago.” He’s developed neck and shoulder pain from years of faulty posture. His forward head, neck and shoulder posture has caused years of compensatory movement, muscle imbalances and tissue strain.

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Cancel Not Lest Ye Be Cancelled

I can still remember my mother’s frequent exhortation to my siblings and me growing up in the 1950s, “Judge not, lest ye be judged.” A very direct command from the lips of Jesus Christ became a moral centerpiece in the home in which I was raised.

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Did I miss the Opportunity to Refinance?

The answer is no, rates are still lower than anything seen before last summer’s rock
bottom rates, but the window is growing shorter. Many homeowners can still save
thousands of dollars over the life of the loan with a refinance.

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An Evening of Arias

The evening’s events will begin at 6 :00pm on Saturday, April 10 at Marsh Creek Country Club, 169 Marshside Drive, St. Augustine, Florida 32080. For ticket information please contact 904-417-555 or see the website, firstcoastopera.com.

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Walking

“These boots are made for walking.” What better way to date oneself than to quote the title of a 1966 pop hit sung by Nancy Sinatra, except that unlike Nancy, my essay here isn’t about boots and metaphorically using them to walk on a cheating romantic partner but about walking as simply…walking.

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Celebrating Poetry in St. Augustine Area

by Tatiana Diaz April is National Poetry Month, and the St. Johns Cultural Council and Ancient City Poets have four main events planned throughout the month to celebrate. To kick off National Poetry Month local poets will have a book signing during the First Friday....

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Arbor Day Tree Giveaway

The City of St. Augustine Beach along with the St. Augustine Beach Tree Board and Beautification Advisory Committee have organized an Arbor Day Tree Giveaway Event from 8 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at the Wednesday Pier Farmers Market, located at 350 A1A...

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Easter Egg Hunt on the Island 2021

Anastasia Kids’ 19th Annual Easter Egg Hut at Anastasia Baptist is slated to take place at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 3, 2021 at the Anastasia Baptist’s Island Campus, located at 1650 A1A South, St. Augustine, FL 32080.

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Move to Last

By Jim Viti PT, DPT, MHSc, OCS, MTC, FAAOMPT ~ First Coast Rehabilitation Appliances used to be built to last. It seems now-a-days everything is built for temporary use only to be replaced. Fortunately for many joints of the body can be replaced with a high percentage...

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I have Anti-Virus, how did I get hacked?

by Steven Aldrich ~ First Coast Computer Services Many home users and businesses have the feeling that they don’t need to worry about Cyber-Security. They don’t do things on their computer that are questionable, and they have anti-virus running on their computers. So,...

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