Monthly Archives: October 2012

Seasonal residents worry about Sandy fallout

ENGLEWOOD — As the Northeast endured the impact from Hurricane Sandy, a number of seasonal residents expressed concern about their homes. Steve Peluso, a Rotonda resident who also has a family home in Putnam, Conn., said, ‘They fired the generator … Continue reading

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Singer Jourdan to perform at Harvest Fest

ENGLEWOOD — Jacqueline Jourdan, a world-renowned vocalist, is set to perform Monday at St. David’s Episcopal Church for Harvest Fest. The 87-year old French performer and Holocaust survivor met a number of charismatic figures in her career, building long-lasting friendships … Continue reading

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Elderly scam inspires film – Financial abuse documentary produced by local victim

ENGLEWOOD — The documentary film “Last Will and Embezzlement” focuses on financial crimes against the elderly. One of the film’s producers, Pamela Glasner, was one such victim when her parents, who were living in Sarasota, became victims of a trusted confidant who … Continue reading

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Accounts differ in deputy’s crash

By CLINTON BURTON ; Assistant Englewood Editor ENGLEWOOD — The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office has released details of a two-vehicle collision involving a sheriff’s deputy Thursday morning in Englewood; however, the account conflicts with what a witness said she saw. … Continue reading

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Big Brothers Big Sisters looking for help

ENGLEWOOD — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Englewood is in need of more male mentoring help, with the number of boys increasing on its waiting list. ‘We’re always in need of more male mentors,’ said mentor manager Natalie Anderson. ‘Whether … Continue reading

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Fat cats and dogs cost plenty in vet bills

ENGLEWOOD — An estimated 54 percent of dogs and cats in the U.S. are overweight or obese, according to a study released by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. Experts blame the owners. ‘People surrender their animals for various reasons,’ … Continue reading

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Sports Complex turns 10

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