All SABNJ Articles

August 2021 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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Art Studio News

In August we have our First Friday Opening on August 6th and Featuring, Artist of the Month Sharon Moon. After 35 years as a successful tax accountant, she recently returned to art and passion for painting, attracted by the ease of application and brilliant colors of...

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St. Augustine Travel Club

St. Augustine Travel Club Cruise The St. Augustine Travel Club will again be sailing the seas – well, not right now but planning - on Saturday, March 26 –April 2, 2022 on the beautiful Norwegian Escape out of Port Canaveral to the Eastern Caribbean ports of Puerto...

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St. Augustine Beach & City Hall Update

At its July 6, 2021, regular meeting, the City Commission took the following actions: 1, Appointed Mr. Eugene Mariutto to the position of Senior Alternate on the Code Enforcement Board. 2. Held a public hearing and approved on second reading an ordinance to provide an...

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Lighthouse 5k Run/Walk & Fun Run on September 18

Register for Lighthouse 5k Run/Walk & Fun Run on September 18, hosted by the Junior Service League of St. Augustine The Junior Service League of St. Augustine will host the Lighthouse 5k Run/Walk & Fun Run at 4 p.m. Saturday, September 18, 2021, beginning and...

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On Foot, River to Beach Run raises $7,200 for INK!

36-mile run completed with donations from local physician family and The Macquarie Group Foundation The St. Johns County Education Foundation which operates as INK! (Investing in Kids), has an ongoing mission to provide innovative programs and classroom resources to...

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Photo – From Cell Phone to Computer

by Steven Aldrich ~ First Coast Computer Services Lately I have been getting a lot of questions about the “best” way to get photos from a cell phone to a computer. There are two basic approaches; Direct Wired connection and Over the Air transfer. With the Direct Wired...

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What Have You Lost?

By Rob Stanborough ~ PT, DPT, MHSc, MTC, CMTPT, FAAOMPT ~ First Coast Rehabilitation I have written on Dry Needling (DN) before but continue to receive questions regarding this intervention. The purpose of this column is to answer as many of those questions in the...

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How Should Investors respond to Inflation

For more than a decade, inflation has been essentially dormant. In recent months, though, economists have expected an uptick but were still surprised by the sharp jump in the April Consumer Price Index (CPI), which rose 4.2% from a year ago. As an investor, what can...

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July Poetry News

by Chris Bodor On the last Sunday of this month, July 25th, read two or three of your polished poems or share fresh ink from your notebook during St. Augustine, Florida's longest running open mic poetry event. Please share your words and embrace the local poetry...

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Sea Turtle Nesting Season Underway

2021 Sea Turtle Nesting Season began in May. The beaches of St. Johns County are home to several species of endangered or threatened sea turtles. St. Johns County officials are asking residents, visitors, and businesses to help protect natural habitat by observing all...

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Parks & Recreation Summer Exploration Camps

Looking for an opportunity that will allow your children a chance to explore the outdoors and gain valuable educational experience? Registration is now open for our summer Explorations Camps for both elementary and middle school age children. Camp for kids ages 5 to 8...

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PAM Jam 2021

Poets, artists and musicians are reuniting this summer for another jam session during the grand opening of the Cultural Center of Ponte Vedra Beach from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 15, 2021 at The Link, located at 425 Town Plaza Ave, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32081....

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EVERTHING starts with your credit!

by Gaye Jones ~ AnnieMac Home MortgageIn today’s world your credit is used for more than just applying for a loan. Credit can be used to determine insurance rates, and even many employers pull credit. Here are a few rules to follow to give you the best scores. 1....

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Parking

by Max Royale ~ St Augustine Beach City Manager What a dilemma: So much desire, so little space. About what am I writing, you ask? Why, our beach and what a magnet it is to the hundreds of visitors who flock to it on a sunny spring and summer weekend. What our...

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St. Augustine Travel Club

St. Augustine Travel Club Cruise The St. Augustine Travel Club will again be sailing the seas – well, not right now but planning - on Saturday, March 26 –April 2, 2022 on the beautiful Norwegian Escape out of Port Canaveral to the Eastern Caribbean ports of Puerto...

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News & Events From Around the Beaches & the Island

This Update covers St. Augustine Beach City Commission’s continuation meeting and two workshops in May, as well as the June 7, 2021, regular meeting. On May 18th, the Commission held a workshop with members of the Comprehensive Planning and Zoning Board and the...

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Elks Care. Elks Share.

The local Elks Lodge #829 members delivered approximately nearly $900 worth of diapers, baby clothes and other baby care items and money to the St. Gerard Campus to support mothers and pregnant women in need in St. Augustine back on late May. The St. Augustine Elks...

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2021 Music by the Sea Guidelines and Tips

The St Johns County Board of Commissioners has rescinded the Covid 19 mask Mandate and eliminated the limited attendance requirement so the 19th season of Music by the Sea is open to all who want to attend. No tickets will be required! Distancing requirements have...

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Art Studio News

by Paul SilvaWe have some great things Happening for July. Our First Friday, July 2nd Artist of the Month will showcase Member Melodye Stimpel. Her love of color and texture has developed into many styles and themes over the years. In daily life she is a clinical...

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What do you see in the Clouds?

by Steven Aldrich ~ First Coast Computer Services Many of my clients are unaware that they are storing files on the cloud. In fact, many don’t really know what the cloud is, or if they should care. Let’s start with what it is. The Cloud is a general term referring to...

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What Have You Lost?

By Rob Stanborough - PT, DPT, MHSc, MTC, CMTPT, FAAOMPT ~ First Coast Rehabilitation (904) 829-3411 I recently read an article titled, “The Forgotten Art of Squatting Is a Revelation for Bodies Ruined by Sitting”. The article described squatting as more than the...

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