Category Archives: Englewood

Blue Fins win big at Winter Haven swim meet

Mary Jurkowski has reason to be proud of her daughter, Gracelee Lukas. She won first place in the girls 8 and under division at the Winter Haven Fall Opener swim meet, for the Charlotte County Swimming Blue Fins. Jurkowski is … Continue reading

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A night out in ‘crimetime’

ENGLEWOOD — Englewood mother Kelly Stone encouraged her daughter, Ava Fisher, as she explored the inside of a Sarasota County SWAT vehicle at the National Night Out Against Crime at the Englewood Sports Complex Tuesday. “I heard about the event … Continue reading

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Expect little impact from Karen

Emergency officials in Charlotte and Sarasota counties say not to worry about Tropical Storm Karen’s impact in our area. “If (Karen) holds track, we’ll see very few effects,” Wayne Sallade, Charlotte County’s Emergency Management director said Thursday. “We’ll see an … Continue reading

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Senior softball team defends championship in Las Vegas

Members of the Venice-based Center for Sight’s 80-plus softball team are not looking like they’re slowing down anytime soon. The octogenarians won the last three masters championships in the country, and this week they’re defending their United States Senior Softball … Continue reading

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Realtor ‘fights like a girl’ against breast cancer

ENGLEWOOD — Since being diagnosed with breast cancer, local Realtor and property manager Diana Legg has become a source of inspiration. As a show of support, friends and family decided to wear a shirt with her adopted motto, “Fight like … Continue reading

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Ninth Rotary fishing tourney

A change of venue was just the thing the Lemon Bay Sunrise Rotary Club Fantasea Fishing Tournament needed, according to club member John Mead.    The ninth tournament is going to be held at 5 p.m. Oct. 5 at the … Continue reading

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Bay City Grille opens on Dearborn

ENGLEWOOD — Dearborn Street’s newest restaurant, Bay City Grille, opened its doors last week. The business has come a long way since construction started last year, according to general manager and chef John Asendorf III. “Opening a restaurant is never … Continue reading

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