All SABNJ Articles

Give me a (Sabbath) break

by: Fr. Nicholas A. Marziani, Jr., D.Min Pastor Emeritus, St. James Church Well, it’s about time the highest court of this no longer so fair land pay more than lip service to the real substance of the First Amendment to the Constitution, as well as positive law...

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Will Your Home Sell When You Need it to?

by: Michael Turwitt ~ THE TURWITT TEAM at XCELLENCE Realty While every real estate agent will promise to sell your home, the reality of the real estate market today is that this simply doesn’t always happen. The fact of the matter is, the majority of homes listed for...

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Music by the Sea Set to kick off May 15th at Pier Park

by: Bill Jones ~ St. Augustine Beach Civic Association We can’t promise that parking will be free but on May 15th and continuing for 18 consecutive Wednesdays, the Saint Augustine Beach Civic Association and it’s sponsors can promise your free music! It’s the 17th...

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Register now for summer art camps

(St. Augustine, FL) - Registration is underway for the St. Augustine Art Association Summer Art Camps that begin in June. For children in grades 1 through 6, the weekly half-day sessions introduce art principles and explore creative projects in painting, drawing,...

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The myths and truths about a reverse mortgage

by: Gaye Jones ~ AnnieMac Home Mortgage A reverse mortgage is a mortgage loan, that enables a borrower age 62 or older to access the unencumbered value of their property. In its basic form, the HECM (Reverse) mirrors a Home. Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) without the...

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7 Things accomplished by having a will

by: Andrew Jackson, Esq. ~ Jackson Law Let’s start off with what happens if you do not have a Will. If you die without a will (this is called dying “intestate”), your property will be distributed to your heirs according to a formula fixed by law. Your property does...

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Want to sell FSBO?

by: Diane Vespucci ~ Re/Max Realty Its spring and the FSBO owner signs are springing up like daisies. When you Google ‘How to Sell your Home’, WikiHow tells you that these are the steps you need to take: 1).Thoroughly clean your home. 2).Have it appraised and...

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“It has been an honor to serve our city”

by: Rich O’Brien ~ Former SAB City Commissioner As many of you know I have served on the St. Augustine Beach City Commission since 2007. My wife and I discussed my resigning from the Commission and agreed that when I felt it was the right time, to resign. I want to...

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High School Art Show

(St. Augustine, Fla.) - Wow! That’s the consensus of visitors who step into the “14th Annual St. Johns County High School Art Show,” on display at the St. Augustine Art Association through March 31. The salon-style exhibition of 150 original works of student art...

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Will Your Home Sell When You Need it to?

by: Michael Turwitt ~ THE TURWITT TEAM at XCELLENCE Realty While every real estate agent will promise to sell your home, the reality of the real estate market today is that this simply doesn’t always happen. The fact of the matter is, the majority of homes listed for...

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17th Season of Music by the Sea kicks off on May 8th

by: Bill Jones ~ St. Augustine Beach Civic Association Season 17 of Music by the Sea is filled with 19 weeks of talent and variety! Some great local bands like Those Guys, Ain’t Too Proud to Beg and Chilula and a few surprises too! Week one will feature the...

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Congregational Passover Seder led by Rabbi Nadia Siritsky

Temple Bet Yam is pleased to invite you to our traditional Congregational Passover Seder led by Rabbi Nadia Siritsky. The seder will be held at, 2055 Wildwood Drive, St. Augustine, FL, on Friday, April 19, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. All are welcome. The cost for adult members...

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Prequalifying Before Listing Your Current Home!

by: Gaye Jones ~ AnnieMac Home Mortgage Most people meet with a professional investment company, CPA or Tax Advisor before making large financial decisions. The same should be true before you decide to sell your current home and buy a new home. Many new...

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Rich O’Brien, Thank you for your Service to our Community

by: Michael Cunningham ~ SABNJ Publisher   In a political time, where it seems people were more interested in division and tearing down others, Rich O’ Brien served with dignity and respect. Appointed in 2006 to the City of St. Augustine Beach City Commission, Rich...

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