Today: Warmer. Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Areas of dense fog in the morning. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times in the morning. Highs around 80 inland…in the upper 70s coast. Southwest winds 5 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon. Tonight: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds 5 mph shifting to the southwest after midnight. 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: lovewende, adj..
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Today’s jail bookings.
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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.
School Advisory Councils and PTOs: Wadsworth Elementary’s meets at 6 p.m. in the school’s media center, Buddy Taylor Middle’s meets at 6 p.m. in the school’s Clutch Lab.
The Florida Agricultural Museum’s Farm Swap and Music Jam, which will take place every Thursday between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., with farm fresh fruits and veggie arts, crafts, ready to eat stuff an d local musicians. Vendors sign up here: https://form.jotform.com/80118789107966
Stayin’ Alive at the Flagler Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. features a vocal trio, backed by studio musicians who wholly capture the sound mystique of The Bee Gees. Stayin’ Alive offers to their audiences the songs and sights of a full Bee Gees play list. Singing blockbusters such as Night Fever, Jive Talkin, How Deep Is Your Love, You Should Be Dancin, Nights On Broadway, and Stayin Alive. Adult $29.95 Youth $19.95, plus a $7 fee to buy tickets. 386-437-7547 or 866-352-4537.
African Diaspora: Anthony Dixon, founder and president of Archival and Historical Research Associates and professor of history at Bethune-Cookman University, presents A Historical Overview of the African Diaspora in Florida. The lecture is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Nunamann Hall, room 424, on the Daytona Beach Campus of Daytona State College.
From the Soviet Union to Putin’s Russia: A Journalist’s Perspective, 7 p.m. Flagler College presents author Andrew Nagorski, former Senior Editor of Newsweek International and former Vice President and Director of public policy for the East/West Institute. Mr. Nagorski discusses Russia’s history, current actions and future prospects from a journalist’s perspective and personal experience. This event is free and open to the public. Location: Flagler College, 74 King Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084. For more information, visit www.historicculture.com/event/soviet-union-putins-russia-journalists-perspective
Chamber music: Music lovers will be treated to a performance featuring two internationally renowned musicians at a concert of the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival. Violin virtuoso Gil Shaham and pianist Akira Eguchi will perform music of Fritz Kreisler, Sergey Prokofiev, Cesar Franck, J.S. Bach, Camille Saint-Saens and Avner Dorman. The 7:30 PM performance will be held at Amelia Plantation Chapel, 36 Bowman Road on Amelia Island. Tickets for this concert and the entire 2018 season are available at www.aicm.com or by calling the Festival office at 904-261-1779.
Live and inert bombing: Navy training schedules indicate that live and inert bombing will take place at the Pinecastle Range Complex located in the Ocala National Forest, which may rattle windows in Palm Coast and Flagler County. The schedule is as follows:
- Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. – Inert
- Wednesday: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Inert
- Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. – Inert
- Friday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. – Live/Inert
- Saturday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. – Live/Inert
- Sunday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. – Live/Inert
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 measures. The telephone number for noise complaints is 1-800-874-5059, Fleet Area Control and Surveillance Facility, Jacksonville, Fla.
Note: today is the Flagler Class 25 Application Deadline at the Flagler County Chamber of Commerce. $385 for members, $535 for non-members. Call the Chamber at 386-437-0106.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Thursday: Hammock Beach Resort, 200 Ocean Crest Drive, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Thursday: Metro Diner, Island Walk, 250 Palm Coast Parkway, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Thursday: Walmart, 174 Cypress Point Parkway, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Friday: Publix at 800 Belle Terre Parkway, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Saturday: Publix at 4950 Belle Terre Parkway, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday: Publix at Palm Harbor, 250 Palm Coast Parkway, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Jail Bookings and Last 24 Hours' Incidents in Flagler, Palm Coast, Flagler Beach, Bunnell
|Jail Bookings, June 19-22
Sheriff's night shift incident reports, June 21
Sheriff's day shift incident reports, June 21
Flagler Beach's night shift incident reports, June 21
Flagler Beach's day shift incident reports, June 21
Bunnell police's night shift incident reports, June 21
Bunnell police's day shift incident reports, June 21
The Palm Coast Arts Foundation welcomes two new trustees: Robert Alex and Anthony Morales. Alex, elected to the position of Vice President, was an active member of the Palm Coast Arts Foundation during their formative years. He’s been very active in the community, having run for Flagler County Commissioner, served on the County Economic Opportunity Advisory Council, been a member of the Flagler County Agricultural Business Retention & Expansion Program, and Ambassador Member of the Board of Directors for Angel Flight Southeast. He brings to PCAF a broad business experience which includes facilities procurement, design, and build-out for a national corporation; Founder & CEO of a manufacturing company, marketing and product development; graphic arts and set-design for NBC-TV; Vice President of Franchising, and Branding for a fast food chain; and managing partner of a well-known New Jersey discoteque. “We are thrilled to have Bob return to PCAF,” Sam Perkovich, president of the foundation’s board, said, “and with his history of the organization and his involvement in the community, I understand why he is admired by so many. His wisdom and experience will provide a great asset as we move forward on our cultural arts complex here in Town Center.” Also elected to the Board of Trustees is Anthony Morales, a native of Palm Coast and a graduate of the University of Florida. He is employed by Brown & Brown Insurance as a Commercial Insurance Advisor and comes to PCAF with experience with music festivals.
Free symposium for parents of children with cognitive or learning disorders. Space is limited so pre-register today. pic.twitter.com/4n5hOJGqZn
— Flagler Schools (@FlaglerSchools) February 13, 2018
Need tax forms or help with tax preparation? Help is available at the Government Services Building & the Flagler County Public Library in Palm Coast. For info on available forms, on eligibility for free tax preparation, and to schedule an appointment: https://t.co/DgV3CpsDT7 pic.twitter.com/NEAE6NaOJq
— FlaglerCountyGov (@FlaglerCtyGov) February 13, 2018
HOUSE HOLDS FLOOR SESSION: The House is scheduled to hold a floor session. (Thursday, 1:30 p.m., House chamber, the Capitol.)
SUPREME COURT RELEASES OPINIONS: The Florida Supreme Court is expected to release its weekly opinions. (Thursday, 11 a.m.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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During the presidential campaign Mr. Trump promised to protect Medicare and Medicaid. Now, he wants to slash them. https://t.co/LFZpB6JNrY
— New York Times Opinion (@nytopinion) February 13, 2018
The actions of powerful firms can set the agenda for entire industrieshttps://t.co/yKH4pHHvJU
— Harvard Business Review (@HarvardBiz) February 13, 2018
Can perpetrator intervention programmes positively improve the behaviour of abusers, and in turn the lives of their victims, in domestic violence cases? Learn more in this OUPblog post by @LouiseCrowley2 https://t.co/gLJeoQ293G
— Oxford Journals (@OxfordJournals) February 13, 2018
— Slate (@Slate) February 13, 2018
The Rubanka scheme would imperil women’s financial security — and put the Social Security system on a disastrous path. https://t.co/1c8is2JZUH
— HuffPost (@HuffPost) February 13, 2018
Keep Up with Donald Trump’s attacks on the press through the ACLU’s running tab here.
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Here’s a summary of the latest city developments as of Feb. 8, 2018, with a link to the full week in review here.
Jacques Loussier Play Bach Trio: a 2007 Concert
- Abdel Rahman el Bacha Plays Two Nocturnes by Chopin
- Edith Mathis’s Creations
- Sheku Kanneh-Mason: No Woman No Cry, Cello Version
- Viotti’s Violin Concerto No 23 in G Major, Performed by Jennifer Jeon
- Bruckner’s Symphony Nr. 7 at the Lucerne Frestival
- Beethoven’s 5th Symphony in the style of Chopin: Syd R Duke
- Nikolai Kapustin performing Prelude, op. 53, no. 11
- Ray Chen, Sarabande from Bach’s Partita No. 2 in D minor
- It’s A Small World: Ken Kubota and Friends
- Maria Callas: The Mike Wallace Interview
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach – Oboe Concerto in B flat major, Wq 164
- The Cranberries: Linger
- Martha Argerich Performs Liszt’s Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat major
- Vivaldi’s Winter in a Wintry Performance By Milan Řehák
- Bach: Musical Offering BWV 1079, Concert des Nations Jordi Savall
- Bach: Sonata for Gamba and Harpsichord in G minor, BWV 1029
- Claude Debussy, La fille aux cheveux de lin, from Préludes
- Bach’s Complete Christmas Oratorio BWV 248, Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir & Bach Soloists
- Angels in Heaven: Chris Rodrigues and the Spoon Lady
- Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher
- Brendel Performs Schubert’s A Major Sonata No. 22, D. 959
- The New York Philharmonic in a 2016 Performance of Dvorak’s New World Symphony
- Alexander Gavrylyuk Plays Bach İtalian Concerto
- Daniel Lozakovich, at 12 Years Old, Performs a Beethoven Violin and Piano Sonata
- Jacquet de la Guerre: Sonata in D minor for Violin and Continuo performed by House of Time
- Evgeni Koroliov Performs Claude Debussy Préludes
- Turkey’s Fazil Say Plays Mozart’s Alla Turca, Then His Own
- Guitarist John Williams at the BBC: The 2016 Documentary
- Sviatoslav Richter Plays Schubert’s Great Piano Sonata No 13 in A major, D 664
- Philip Glass’s Violin Concerto Performed on Sax by Amy Dixon
- Maria João Pires Performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K 453
- When Mickey Mouse Jammed Out Carmen and Other Favorites
- Heinrich von Herzogenberg’s Trio for Piano, Oboe and Horn, Op. 61
- The Sublime Valses Poéticos by Enrique Granados, Performed By Albert Flotats
- Complete Performance of Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique: Leonard Bernstein, Orchestre National de France