Hope Floats: Cancer brought them together; hope keeps them together

Hope Floats: Cancer brought them together; hope keeps them together

If not for breast cancer, Hope Floats founders Kerri Henderson, LaQuita Barnhart and Christina Burget never would have met. More »

Making Strides in the fight against breast cancer

Making Strides in the fight against breast cancer

The American Cancer Society 5K Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13 beginning at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville. More »

In the Pink aims to be one-stop shop for cancer patients

In the Pink aims to be one-stop shop for cancer patients

In the Pink opened in 2009 and Millard said it is more than just a place for cancer patients to get stuff — it’s also a place to get knowledge. More »

Back in Time with Brett — Flynn homes Part 2

Back in Time with Brett — Flynn homes Part 2

Following in the footsteps of his parents, Theodore J. Flynn took ownership of the store and lived in the residence above it. More »

 

Ponte Vedra NewsLine

Children’s International Summer Villages: Inspiring a more peaceful world

By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

Over the years, CISV (Children’s International Summer Villages) has become a worldwide movement working toward peace and intercultural cooperation and understanding. The St. Johns County chapter is thriving and continues to have an impact on local students and families.

Get to Know … Janice Cushman

By Ken Gillespie
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If you are a parishioner at Nocatee’s Saint John Paul II Catholic church, you’ve seen Janice Cushman leading a choir and serving as Cantor at Sunday services. As a local resident she is often recognized and greeted by congregation members while shopping at Publix, dining out at M Shack, and relaxing at the Splash Park.
She and her family relocated from Pittsburgh four years ago, when husband Ron took a new job with CSX. She works as a guidance counselor at Pedro Menendez High School in St. Augustine and is the mother of two teens in the St. Johns County School District. Advising and coaching young clients is close to her heart as she has always valued the helping profession; however, music and song may be closest to her soul.

Golf Tips from T Shot Ranch

Is golf a contact sport?

By Janie C. Farina, LPGA
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“My swing is so bad, I look like a caveman killing his lunch.” — Tommy Armour

Do you “look like a caveman killing his lunch” when playing golf?

Are you “killing the ball” when you play, or is your golf game killing you?

Gardening | What is soil?

By Master Gardener Lesley Arrandale
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This seems like a simple question, but it’s an important one, because soil — rather than “dirt” — can be considered the basis of all life. Whether it is the sands of the sea shore and deserts, or the thick alluvial muds of grand rivers like the Mississippi, soils harbor and support millions of tiny organisms or microbes — animal, vegetable, and fungal. They form a community of creatures that we are oblivious to, but which are vital to soil fertility and its ability to support the plant life on which we depend.

This ‘n That | Subways are for eating

By Mims Cushing
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New York City is my drug of choice. I was born there. It’s about as expensive to live there as to buy specific street drugs. I am addicted to roaming the streets of downtown Manhattan, Uptown Manhattan, and all around the town. One way to lessen the expense of getting around the island is to avoid taxis and use the subway.