Monthly Archives: January 2013

Homeless numbers growing in Sarasota, Charlotte

ENGLEWOOD — Tuesday’s Just Neighbors meeting at St. David’s Episcopal Church served as a humble reminder that the numbers of homeless people in Sarasota and Charlotte counties are growing. “Activity has increased,” said Pat Knox, outreach minister of St. David’s. … Continue reading

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Local academy promotes National School Choice Week

ENGLEWOOD — Students, staff and supporters will be rallying in front of Suncoast Christian Academy through Thursday in support of National School Choice Week. The academy is on the grounds of Suncoast Worship Center at 881 S. River Road. Today … Continue reading

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EIC candidates hard at work with projects

ENGLEWOOD — Three candidates are working closely with the Englewood Incubation Center board of directors to help develop and promote their products to potential customers as part of the entrepreneur program. “Some are closer to fruition than others,” said Don … Continue reading

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Parrot Heads dive into pond preservation

ENGLEWOOD — Members of the Charlotte Harbor Parrot Head Club have adopted a retention pond at the corner of Placida Road and Michigan Avenue, and they routinely clean it up after debris has blown in from the street, as part … Continue reading

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Placida Market Artist of the Week featured

PLACIDA — At first, Bill Hobson thought of his wood-burned furniture as a hobby — a release from the stress of his jobs as a building superintendent and carpenter in New York. It wasn’t until his wife of more than … Continue reading

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2 counties 2 bus services Public transportation in Englewood — it’s complicated

ENGLEWOOD — The lack of a unifying transcounty public transportation system affects accessibility to needed services for those who cannot afford to own cars, according to Pat Knox. Knox is outreach minister for St. David’s Episcopal Church in Englewood and … Continue reading

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Holy hikers make own ‘Footprints’ on beach

ENGLEWOOD — The poem “Footprints in the Sand” has inspired many with its message of faith and its interpretation of walking on a beach with the Lord.    Englewood residents Terry Matis and Maria Medina decided the beach would be … Continue reading

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