St. Johns County goes back to school

St. Johns County goes back to school

On Friday, Aug. 10, traffic once again came to a standstill throughout the county as students and teachers returned to the classroom to kick off the 2018 – 2019 school year. More »

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

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

Over the years, CISV (Children’s International Summer Villages) has become a worldwide movement working toward peace and intercultural cooperation and understanding. More »

Mandarin Community Club celebrates 95th anniversary in style

Mandarin Community Club celebrates 95th anniversary in style

The historic community club building was the site of the club’s special anniversary celebration, which was themed a silent film night to reflect the time of the original founding. More »

Back in Time with Brett: Flynn House Part 1

Back in Time with Brett: Flynn House Part 1

A structure tucked away at the intersection of Flynn and Loretto roads gives us a peek back in time and from 1909 to 1958 it was known as Flynn’s General Store. More »

 

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Summer learning for adults stretches creativity

By Elaine Omann
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Spring courses and workshops for adult learners at the University of North Florida’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) ended last week. Adults who were in these courses are now making plans and signing up for summer schedules.

Get to Know … Nandha Thesingh

By Elaine Omann
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Nandha Thesingh lives and works on the Southside. He is an active member of Toastmasters. He is a man who is involved with community and leadership training, bringing changes to organizations in which he is involved — and as a millennial he thinks technology is key to change.

Get ready to be entertained with Alhambra’s “Five Guys Named Moe”

By Martie Thompson
editor@floridanewsline.com

The premise is simple … down on his luck Nomax is lonely and drunk and is visited by five men who jump out of an old timey radio to perform songs by R&B pioneer Louis Jordan in this revue at Alhambra Theatre and Dining entitled “Five Guys Named Moe.” Part conscience and part advisors, the five singers, all named Moe, appear to an increasingly accepting and collaborative Nomax (Jereme Raickett).

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A visit to 9A Baymeadows Regional Park

By Elaine Omann
mail@floridanewsline.com

If legislation introduced by District 11 Council Member Danny Becton is passed, 9A Baymeadows Regional Park will get a new name: Fort Family Regional Park at Baymeadows. Upon the bill’s passage, the city and Perimeter Realty, a subsidiary of Fort Family Investments, will enter into an agreement where the company agrees to pay $100,000 to the city annually for 10 years, for enhancements and improvements to the park. This money is not intended for routine maintenance.