All SABNJ Articles

So Many Scams these Days

How many times a day does your phone ring and how many of those are outright scams? There are so many scams that the FBI has a webpage that breaks them into several classes. Here’s a link: https://www.fbi.gov/scams-and-safety/common-scams-and-crimes Since we live...

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Pandiculation

By Rob Stanborough ~ PT, DPT, MHSc, MTC, CMTPT, FAAOMPT - First Coast Rehabilitation (904) 829-3411 Pandiculation Padicu…what? Pandiculation is involuntary stretching of soft tissues. You’ve probably seen your dog or cat perform such stretches upon waking from a nap...

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Plan ahead before joining the “Great Resignation”

It’s been called the “Great Resignation” – the large number of Americans voluntarily leaving their jobs. If you plan to be part of it (ideally with another source of employment lined up), you’ll need to make the financial moves necessary to keep making progress toward...

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Art Studio Update

In October we have our First Friday Opening on October 1st and Featuring, Artist of the Month Laura Boilini. The title of the show is “Expressions of Color” which symbolizes the joy she finds in painting, creating colorful renditions in acrylic and oil. Laura’s art...

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RECYCLING

Back in the mists of a time long gone, the concept of recycling the discarded debris of our consumer habits, thus giving them a second and possibly third life, seemed so sensible, so conscience soothing. There was Mom, Flag, Apple Pie and then Recycling, the holy...

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Temple Bet Yam of St. Augustine presents SUNDAY AT THE MOVIES!

On Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 1200 noon for he National Geographic film, JERUSALEM, is showing at the IMAX Theater in World Golf Village, St Augustine, FL. This wonderful experience takes you on a journey to one of the world’s most beloved and beautiful cities....

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St. Augustine Beach City Hall Update

On September 13, 2021, the City Commission held a public hearing on the Fiscal Year 2022 budget, which will go into effect on October 1, 2021, and did the following: 1) passed on first reading the ordinance to adopt the property tax millage of 2.45 mills. This is a...

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25th Annual Rhythm & Ribs Festival

The 25th Annual Rhythm & Ribs Festival will feature music legend Travis Tritt, national recording artists, award-winning barbeque with regional and national BBQ Champions, live music, arts and craft vendors, and activities in downtown, historic St. Augustine, Fla....

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New Senior COA Travel Club in Town!

Bartimus Travel Group/CruiseOne and Council on Aging (COA) of St. Johns County have teamed up to form the new COA Travel Club! Inaugural “kick-off” meetings were held in September at COA’s Senior Centers located at Nocatee, Ponte Vedra Beach and St. Augustine’s River...

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Save Your Eyesight

by Steven Aldrich If you are like me and sometimes sit down at the computer without your reading glasses, this might be a great help for you. Windows has several very nice magnifier tools that will help you if you are struggling with reading things on your computer....

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Frozen Shoulder

by Rob Stanborough ~ PT, DPT, MHSc, MTC, CMTPT, FAAOMPT ~ First Coast Rehabilitation Mayo Clinic defines frozen shoulder as, “a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in your shoulder joint. Signs and symptoms typically begin gradually, worsen over time and...

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Bitcoin: Investing or Speculating?

Many people have decided that bitcoin is the next big thing – and they are backing up their enthusiasm with dollars. Should you, too, consider putting money into bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies? First of all, keep in mind an essential piece of financial advice:...

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Temple Bet Yam Welcomes Rabbi Claudio Kogan

Temple Bet Yam is thrilled to welcome Rabbi Claudio Kogan to our Temple family. Rabbi Kogan, a native of Argentina, has a unique background. His experience is in both medicine and education. Not only is he a Doctor of Medicine, but he has an MS in bioethics, is a...

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St Augustine Beach Budget

by Max Royle ~ St. Augustine Beach City Manager In Florida, the fiscal year for cities and counties goes from October 1st to the following September 30th. Don’t ask me why the fiscal year and calendar years aren’t the same. Maybe the reason can be found courtesy of...

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Art Studio News

by Paul SlavaIn September we have our First Friday Opening on September 3rd and Featuring, Artist of the Month Marilyn Terry. Marilyn, an award-winning artist, enjoys photographing unusual and historic locations and later bringing them to life on canvas. Terry's work...

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WALK IN PEACE

A Visual Journey by Don Trousdell to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 at the St. Augustine Art Association Peace. The message is universal. Don Trousdell’s vision is unique. The idea of peace has been around for a long time, even before the young people of the...

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Ancient City Poet Showcase

On Saturday September 11 at 7:00 p.m. the Ancient City Poets will offer a showcase of the our local St. Johns County poets as part of the Sing out Loud events scheduled in September. The event is FREE to attend. Several poets will be at the Art Studio in St. Augustine...

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No Thanks, I’m Just Browsing

by Steven Aldrich ~ First Coast Computer Services We have all experienced a pushy salesperson. Maybe at a department store or an auto sales floor. It’s not always easy to tell them to leave you be, but you can do it. You just have to be firm. This is not necessarily...

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Functional Exercise

By Rob Stanborough ~PT, DPT, MHSc, MTC, CMTPT, FAAOMPT ~ First Coast Rehabilitation One of the interventions we use at First Coast Rehabilitation is functional exercise. We use functional exercise because of the way the body learns, which is in patterns, patterns that...

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Don’t let investments go on vacation

Now that we’ve gained at least some space from the COVID-19 pandemic, summer travel is heating up. But while you might be eager to hit the road, you won’t want your investments to take a vacation – you need them to work hard for you consistently. But how can you make...

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