Today: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. 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: nesh, adj., n., and adv..
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.
Nature Nuts Series: Parents can join their children in this fun way for kids to learn about different animals and the environment. There will be story time, crafts, and a fun activity all about animals. Ages 2-5. $8, 9 a.m. at Palm Coast’s Linear Park at the eastern end of Palm Coast Parkway.
Navy Bombing in the Ocala National Forest: Navy training schedules indicate that inert and live bombing will take place at the Pinecastle Range Complex located in the Ocala National Forest this week. Bombings at times can be heard in Flagler-Palm Coast. The bombings are scheduled as follows:
Monday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Inert and Live.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Inert, 2:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Inert and Live.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Inert, 2:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Inert and Live.
Thursday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Inert and Live.
Friday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Inert and Live.
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Inert and Live.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Inert and Live.
During bombing periods wildlife may be temporarily displaced. Use extra caution when driving through the Ocala National forest and surrounding areas. Secure any items around your residence that could attract wildlife. Always be mindful of larger animals including black bears and practice bearwise
The Bunnell City Commission meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 201 West Moody Boulevard, Bunnell. : Flagler Palm Coast Kiwanis Firefighter of the Year Robert Bracewell will be recognized. Commissioners are expected to discuss City Manager Dan Davis’s job performance, an item that had been on the agenda two weeks ago, but because of Commissioner’s John Sowell’s absence, was rescheduled to tonight. Davis two weeks ago apologized to City Clerk Sandi Bolser and the commission over a heated confrontation between the manager and the city clerk, but the issue caused some concern for certain commissioners. See the background story: “After “Ugly” Confrontation With City Clerk, Bunnell Manager Skirts Close To Getting Fired.” The meeting’s full agenda is here.
The Flagler County Stamp and Coin Club holds it monthly meeting. Doors open at 4:30 pm. From 4:30 – 6 pm this time is used for buying, selling and trading stamps and coins. Meeting starts at 6 pm and ends at 7:30 pm. There is a live auction of stamps and coins at the end of the meeting. The club is open for members, the general public, and all who are interested in stamp and coin collecting and investing. Free stamps and coin evaluations at all our meetings FCS&CC is the only non-profit Stamp and Coin Club, Inc., in Flagler County. Come join us for a fun filled evening. This is our last meeting for 2017. Next meeting will be January 22 2108. For more information please visit the club’s web site http://www.stampandcoinclub.com.
BUDGET RESERVES, PECO DISCUSSED: The House Appropriations Committee will receive a presentation from Ben Watkins, director of the state Division of Bond Finance, about reserves and other issues affecting bond ratings. Also, the committee will receive a staff presentation about the Public Education Capital Outlay, or PECO, program. (Monday, 3:30 p.m., 212 Knott Building, the Capitol.)
DJJ APPEARS AT SENATE COMMITTEE: The Department of Juvenile Justice will make a presentation to the Senate Criminal Justice Committee. The presentation will come after Miami Herald reports about problems at juvenile justice facilities. (Monday, 4 p.m., 37 Senate Office Building, the Capitol.)
POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION AT ISSUE: The Senate Education Committee will hold a workshop on “preparing postsecondary students for success.” (Monday, 4 p.m., 412 Knott Building, the Capitol.)
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— NBC News (@NBCNews) October 22, 2017
Cultured Traveler: Where to See (Really See) the Art of Maya Lin https://t.co/jtRPAUgP9I
— The New York Times (@nytimes) October 22, 2017
Are those 40-ton trucks tailgating each other? What looks dangerously close could save both lives and fuel. https://t.co/Pcto8QYc5K
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) October 22, 2017
In Kabul, first evening soccer match in nearly four decades defies Taliban attacks https://t.co/LIpBtot7fJ
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) October 22, 2017
London’s buses are losing passengers https://t.co/ZEsbVVtYvc
— The Economist (@TheEconomist) October 22, 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
Norwegian Ice Festival
- Beethoven Flash
- 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