Today: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs around 80. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows around 70. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening. Details here.
Today’s document from the National Archives and the Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
The OED’s Word of the Day: Micawber, n..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
Today’s Briefing: Quick Links
- First Light
- In Flagler and Palm Coast
- Flagler Jail Bookings and Sheriff’s Crime Reports
- In State Government
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- The Day’s Best Reads
- Editor’s Tweets
- Fact-Checking the Knaves
- Palm Coast Construction and Development
- Local Road and Interstate Construction
- Cultural Coda
Note: all government meetings noticed below are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Many can be heard or seen live through each agency’s website.
The Sheriff’s daily incident reports and jail bookings are posted here.
The Flagler County Department of Juvenile Justice Council meets at 9 a.m. in training room 3B of the Government Services Building, Bunnell. (The room straight across from the elevator).
The Flagler County League Of Cities, a gathering of the county’s mayors, meets at noon at Palm Coast City Hall in Town Center.
The Flagler County Technical Review Committee meets at 9 a.m. in the First Floor Conference Room of the Government Services Building, Bunnell.
The Tourist Development Council meets at 10 a.m. in board chambers at Government Services Building, Bunnell.
The Flagler County Contractor Review Board meets at 5 p.m. in board chambers at the Government Services Building, Bunnell.
The Palm Coast Planning Board meets at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall in Town Center.
Palm Coast’s third charter review workshop is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Buddy Taylor Middle School cafeteria, 4500 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast.
In Court: The trial of Stanley Wykretowicz, a former cop and National Guard member, is in its second day, with the prosecution ending its case and the defense starting its own likely before noon. Wykretowicz faces charges of aggravated child abuse and child neglect, first and second degree felonies. The trial is before Circuit Judge Dennis Craig in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County Courthouse. He is accused of brutalizing a 2-year-old girl in 2014. The girl is his niece.
Ribbon Cutting: Grand Opening of Chambery Family Funeral Home, 14 Palm Harbor Village Way, Palm Coast, at 4 p.m.
“Calling all Flagler County service members, active duty or retired: We need your photo to fill this Veteran’s Wall in time for Veteran’s Day! Help us honor veterans of Flagler County by covering this Veteran’s Wall with photos. Only one month until Veteran’s Day on November 11, 2017.” – Kaiti Lenhart, Flagler County Supervisor of Elections
Veteran’s Day is a month away and we hope to Cover The Wall at the Supervisor’s office in honor of Flagler County veterans. Any registered voter in Flagler County who has served in the US Armed Forces may provide a service photo for display on the Veteran’s Wall in the Elections Office lobby. The following information will accompany the photo:
Service Member Name
Dates of Service
Branch of Service
We need your photo to fill this wall by November 11, 2017. Contact the Elections Office for more information at (386) 313-4170 or visit www.FlaglerElections.com
BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETS: The State Board of Education will meet in Duval County. (Wednesday, 9 a.m., Florida State College at Jacksonville, Advanced Technology Center, 401 West State St., Jacksonville.)
WORKERS’ COMPENSATION RATES AT ISSUE: The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation will hold a hearing on a proposal by the National Council on Compensation Insurance to reduce workers’ compensation insurance rates in 2018. (Wednesday, 1 p.m., 412 Knott Building, the Capitol.)
CONSTITUTION REVISION PANEL MEETS: The General Provisions Committee of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission will meet. (Wednesday, 1 p.m., 401 Senate Office Building, the Capitol.)
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A (very) personal essay I wrote in The New Yorkerhttps://t.co/ZQqoQpuOE9
— Molly Ringwald (@MollyRingwald) October 17, 2017
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— NowThis (@nowthisnews) October 16, 2017
Trump not calling families of dead Green Beret soldiers was bad, Trump calling was even worse. https://t.co/fsJsC4d0Wy
— Crooks and Liars (@crooksandliars) October 18, 2017
A confluence of bedrock laws are on the N.F.L. players’ side. Stifling their protests would be illegal. https://t.co/Bc4YGkFWAk
— New York Times Opinion (@nytopinion) October 18, 2017
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— Spectrum News 13 (@MyNews13) October 18, 2017
Updates of ongoing permitting, construction and development projects in Palm Coast usually run here, along with a link to the city’s Week in Review. But the Week in Review, under the guise of being modernized, has become flashier and power-point like while becoming less substantive and dumbed down. We may or may not link to it in future. Here’s a summary of the latest developments as of Oct. 6
Worlds Collide: Jan Vogler and Bill Murray
- Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major: Robert Levin and the Transylvania Philharmonic
- Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1, KV 478
- Eleanor Rigby, performed by Sirius Quartet
- Mozart: Tamiri’s aria from Il re pastore: Elina Shimkus & Sinfonietta Riga
- Mariko M on the Cello, Mariko Terashita, violin, Perform Limerock
- Bohuslav Martinu: First Sonata for Flute and Piano
- Andras Schiff Performs All Six of Bach’s French Suites
- Paul Lewis plays Schubert’s Piano Sonata No. 20 in A Major, Andantino
- 14-Year-Old María Dueñas Fernández Performs Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1 at the 2017 Zhuhai International Competition
- Andras Schiff Performs the whole of Bach’s Overture in the French Style in B minor, BWV 831
- Alexander Dunn plays Studies by Fernando Sor
- Fandango, by Antonio Soler
- Frescobaldi: Toccata in G, Magdalena Baczewska, harpsichord
- Willie Nelson: Full Concert, Woodstock, 1999
- How playing an instrument benefits your brain
- Mozart’s Requiem: Camerata Salzburg, Arsys Bourgogne, Cond.
- Repairing Willie Nelson’s guitar
- 100 Year Old Self-Playing Violin
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Symphony B minor, Christophe Coin Ensemble Baroque, Limoges
- Wynton Marsalis Septet: Sunflowers (From The Marciac Suite Album)
- Nikolai Kedrov: Otche Nash (Our Father)
- Ludovico Einaudi, “Elegy for the Arctic”
- Black Violin at Apollo Amateur Night
- Bach’s Beer Bottles: The Art of Fugue, Contrapunctus 1
- Mozart’s Only String Trio, K563
- Sibelius’s Violin Concerto, Ida Haendel, Violin
- Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue: Marcus Roberts Trio, Seiji Ozawa, Cond. (2003)
- Wynton Marsalis takes the Horn Challenge
- Beethoven String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131, Afiara Quartet
- K.D. Lang: The Mind of Love
- World’s Oldest Violin: Marco Rizzi Performs Schumann’s Sonata No. 2 on a 1566 Amati Violin
- Mark Knopfler on Guitars
- Bach’s Little Fugue in G minor, Performed by the Canadian Brass
- The Reluctant Fundamentalist: Mohsin Hamid in Conversation with Akhil Sharma