2nd Alarmers mark three years of assistance to St. Johns County Fire Rescue

2nd Alarmers mark three years of assistance to St. Johns County Fire Rescue

Former volunteer firefighter and St. Johns County resident Dave Kirschbaum and his volunteers give their time freely in an effort to assist firefighters at major fires in St. Johns County. More »

Mandarin student is state diving champion

Mandarin student is state diving champion

Last November, Mandarin High School senior and former competitive gymnast Keegan Fluharty earned the title of FHSAA Class 4A diving champion for the state of Florida. More »

Josh Heinz Foundation celebrates improvements to Paws Park

Josh Heinz Foundation celebrates improvements to Paws Park

Shade shelters, benches, paved sidewalks, improved irrigation, overhead lighting and a K-9 turf were all made to better accommodate visitors to the park in memory of Joshua Heinz. More »

Indian community influences Southside

Indian community influences Southside

Angie Patel, who owns a business called New Image, said the shared values maintained in Indian culture include hard work and support of family and community, with education as a priority. More »

 

Get to Know … Tad Holtsinger

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By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

Born in Miami, Fla., Tad Holtsinger moved around quite a bit with his family while growing up. He earned his degree in sales and sales management from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. In 2004, weary of the cold weather, he and his wife of 29 years, Debbie, moved to St. Augustine in an effort to escape the Connecticut winter.

2nd Alarmers mark three years of assistance to St. Johns County Fire Rescue

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By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

Three years ago, former volunteer firefighter and St. Johns County resident Dave Kirschbaum created a volunteer organization he calls 2nd Alarmers. His vision was to provide assistance to St. Johns County Fire Rescue (SJCFR) both on and off the scene. Kirschbaum and his volunteers give their time freely in an effort to assist firefighters at major fires in St. Johns County.

Josh Heinz Foundation celebrates improvements to Paws Park Dog Park

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By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

The Josh Heinz Foundation is committed to making a difference in the community. The foundation recently celebrated the improvements to Paws Park Dog Park, thanks to the generous donors over the past year. Through the generosity of supporters, family, and friends, a dream has become a reality.

Get to Know … Elizabeth Panduro

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By Martie Thompson
editor@floridanewsline.com

Avid runner Elizabeth Panduro and her husband Adrian Panduro moved to Nocatee from Kentucky in October 2016. Although she was born and raised in New Jersey, she followed in her older brother’s footsteps and matriculated at the University of Kentucky after visiting him and becoming enamored with the area. After she earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology, she continued on to the University of Louisville, where she attended law school and earned her juris doctorate.

Mandarin student is state diving champion

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By Martie Thompson
editor@floridanewsline.com

Mandarin High School senior Keegan Fluharty is a former competitive gymnast who turned her proficiency in twisting and tumbling into a new vocation as a diver — and last November, she earned the title of FHSAA Class 4A diving champion for the state of Florida. She is the first Northeast Florida diver to win a state girls’ title since 2013.