Tag Archives: Get to Know

Get to Know … Judith Goldstein

By Cassy Fiano-Chesser
mail@floridanewsline.com

A year in Hawaii turned into 30 years in paradise. 

“I went there for what I thought was a year, and it ended up being a lifetime,” Judith Goldstein said. 

Get to Know … Sam Peluso

By Cassy Fiano-Chesser
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Born and raised on the Jersey shore just a mile from the ocean, Sam Peluso has embraced life in Ponte Vedra Beach. With a life that includes service in the Navy, a 44-year career in finance, writing his first book, and working on a golf course, Peluso seems to have done it all. He has been married for 51 years to a middle school teacher and has four children. With his life in the military and his job in finance, he lived all over the country before settling in the Jacksonville area, and coming to call Ponte Vedra Beach his permanent home.

Get to Know … Dr. William Bosworth

By Martie Thompson
editor@floridanewsline.com

A native Jacksonvillian, Dr. William Bosworth was born on the Northside of the city and graduated from Andrew Jackson High School. He attended the University of Tampa on a four-year basketball scholarship and graduated from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences on a GI Bill, which he earned during an earlier stint with the United States Marine Corps. After earning his medical degree, he joined the U.S. Navy for active duty post graduate training at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Philadelphia, specializing in general and family medicine. He established his family practice in Mandarin in 1974 after completing active duty with the U.S. Navy at Mayport. 

Get to Know … AyoLane Halusky

By Martie Thompson
editor@floridanewsline.com

It’s really no surprise that AyoLane Halusky is a St. Johns County Naturalist; his parents were both people in the natural world. His father, Joe Halusky, was a Marine Extension Agent for IFAS/UF and his mother, Marilyn, was a Duval County Extension Agent for 4-H. The family was always out in nature. Halusky grew up in Fruit Cove and attended Julington Creek Elementary for kindergarten through sixth grade and then Nease for seventh through 12th grade. He graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a bachelor of fine arts degree specializing in metalsmithing. He said his personal mission is to build kinship with the Earth, which motivates deep connection with the local environment, sensitizing people to take on an active role in creating positive life journeys and communities. He is single and lives in Elkton.

Get to Know … Chris Schiavo

By Martie Thompson
editor@floridanewsline.com

Making the move with his family to Nocatee from Los Angeles was not the first time that Chris Schiavo followed his heart. He was born and raised in Atlantic City, N.J. before the casinos came to town. He lived with his parents above the family’s grocery store. Eventually he moved away to Philadelphia to go to the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a degree in communications. He held various jobs in media, including working for a small market television station, before following his heart and moving to Los Angeles to try his hand in the entertainment industry. He lived there for nearly 30 years.