Monthly Archives: June 2013

Church roof repairs nearly complete

ENGLEWOOD — Historic Green Street Church’s roof renovation project is coming together and may be completed as soon as next week, according to Jackie Davids, president of Englewood Roofing. Also known as the Little White Church, Green Street Church is … Continue reading

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Police program anchored in safety

By MERAB-MICHAL FAVORITE and TOM CHANG STAFF WRITERS Law enforcement officers all seem to have a horrific story that has affected them personally. “From my perspective, all of our safety laws are written in blood,” said Maj. John Fetterman, spokesman … Continue reading

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A final resting place for animal friends

ENGLEWOOD — Mike Uselton, owner of Kays-Ponger and Uselton Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, can rest easy knowing he can visit his late dog, Hunter Beau, in Gulf Pines Memorial Park’s Companion Meadows, where owners can give their pet’s cremains … Continue reading

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Children’s theater camp draws out potential

ENGLEWOOD — Cheryl Hastings and Patty Tuff started developing a theater summer camp in October and now they’re looking to introduce a new generation to the world of theater. The Lemondrops Summer Theater Camp is designed to teach kids 7 … Continue reading

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GCCF awards $162K to local students

ENGLEWOOD — Lemon Bay High School graduate Katlin Corbitt has much to be thankful for after the three scholarships she’s been awarded through Gulf Coast Community Foundation. GCCF awarded 336 scholarships totaling over $450,000 to 232 students including 155 scholarships … Continue reading

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STEM event opens new doors for girls

ENGLEWOOD — Middle school girls crowded the second floor of the Elsie Quirk Library Friday to learn not only about the pioneering role women played in science, but also how they themselves can contribute. The Venice branch of the American … Continue reading

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Sailing camp teaches more than seamanship

ENGLEWOOD — Billy DeRoover, 15, is a ninth-grade student at Port Charlotte High School. Last year, his mother signed him up to go to Englewood Sailing Association sailing camp, and now he’s helping to teach younger kids what he’s learned. … Continue reading

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