The CreekLine commences 18th year

The CreekLine commences 18th year

The CreekLine, NW St. Johns County’s original community newspaper, is delivered to every mailbox in the area, just as it has been for the past 17 years. More »

Mandarin Museum plans much needed expansion

Mandarin Museum plans much needed expansion

Mandarin Museum has outgrown its building primarily as a result of the popularity of the Maple Leaf exhibit, which in 2014 celebrated the 150th anniversary of the steamship’s sinking off Mandarin Point. More »

Riverwood Poker Club and United States Marine Corps Reserve collaborate on fifth annual toy drive

Riverwood Poker Club and United States Marine Corps Reserve collaborate on fifth annual toy drive

The Del Webb community of Nocatee has become the largest non-corporate donor to Toys for Tots in both St. Johns and Putnam counties. More »

Local dental group helps with oral health in Haiti

Local dental group helps with oral health in Haiti

Narducci Dental Group recently returned from a mission trip to Haiti to assist with providing basic dental care to Haitian families who otherwise don’t have such resources. More »

St. Augustine welcomes Venardos Circus

St. Augustine welcomes Venardos Circus

The Venardos Circus is coming to town on Jan. 24, 2018, with proceeds from ticket sales of the first performance benefiting St. Augustine’s own St. Francis House. More »

 

Ponte Vedra NewsLine

Get to Know … Lenny Unitas

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By Ken Gillespie
mail@floridanewsline.com


Many know Lenny Unitas from his part time job at Publix in Nocatee’s Market Square. For three or four days every week over the past three years he’s been heading over to the store where you’ll see him bagging shoppers’ groceries at checkout. At the age of 90, Unitas is the “senior” employee. His ever present smile and friendly, helpful manner is valued by both regular customers and newcomers. Unitas especially enjoys working side by side with teens who fondly call him Grandpa.

Riverwood Poker Club and United States Marine Corps Reserve collaborate on fifth annual toy drive

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By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

Year after year, the Riverwood Poker Club and the United States Marine Corps Reserve have brought a smile to so many children. Thousands have had new toys to enjoy over the holiday season as a result of the great collaboration between the Riverwood Poker Club, part of Del Webb in Nocatee, and the United States Marine Corps Reserve during the fifth annual Toys for Tots drive.

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PVHS Ocean of Sound earns first-ever Grand Champion titles

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By Marianne McNee
mail@floridanewsline.com

The Ponte Vedra High School Marching Band has won the Grand Champion title two different FMBC Regional Band Competitions held this marching season. This marks the first time in school history that the band has earned these honors.

Get to Know … Karen Rothen

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By Martie Thompson
editor@floridanewsline.com

Nocatee resident Karen Rothen happened upon the interior design business while working another job in New York City that she didn’t love. Rothen and her husband, Ed Rothen, were both originally from Connecticut, but his job took them to NYC when they were in their 20s. She found a job in Manhattan for a marketing research firm, but it didn’t take long to realize that wasn’t for her. The entry level position she found at the commercial design office instead would set the tone for her career.