Weekend: Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds 5 mph shifting to the northwest 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: fundi, n.2.
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
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- In Flagler and Palm Coast
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- 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
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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.
The Bunnell City Commission meets in workshop at 6 p.m. to discuss its utilities department, and at 7 p.m. in a decision meeting, when commissioners are expected to approve a contract with the Anglin Construction Company for $41,243 for construction of Commissioner Louis L. Jackson Park. The commission is also expected to approve a limited ban on electronic cigarettes. The agenda is here.
The African-American Entrepreneurs Club hosts a networking event to celebrate Black History Month at the African-American Cultural Society in Palm Coast, 4422 North U.S. Highway 1, with guest speaker JaWanda Dove speaking on “Defying the Odds,” and music. The event is free and open to all. See the flier here.
Daytona State College’s Student Paralegal Association (SPA) will host local attorney Greg Snell at 12:30 p.m., to enrich students’ professional development and benefit from the expertise of a highly successful law practice. The SPA meeting, open to the public, will be held on DSC’s Daytona Beach Campus, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., in Nunamann Hall, room 411. Speaking on the importance of soft skills, communication, teamwork and networking for paralegal professionals, Snell also will offer advice for job hunting, career preservation and advancement. Contact Senior Professor and Assistant Chair of DSC’s Paralegal Studies program Linda Cupick at (386) 506-3511, or [email protected]
The McCartney Years at the Flagler Auditorium, 5500 E Highway 100 Palm Coast, 7:30 p.m. Adults, $34.95, Youth $24.95, not including ticketing fees. Call the Auditorium at 386/437.7547.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Tuesday: Florida Hospital Flagler, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Friday: Palm Coast City Government offices, 160 Lake Ave., Palm Coast, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Saturday: Walmart, 1174 Cypress Point Parkway, Palm Coast, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday: Farmer’s Market at European Village, 101 Palm Harbor Parkway, noon to 4 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
East MalaCompra Road and Malacompra Park closed for dunes restoration: The easternmost section of MalaCompra Road will be temporarily closed as Flagler County’s dune restoration project moves south. Sand deliveries will begin Monday morning (Feb. 26). Flagler County has just completed its fifth week of work on the project, and completed the work at Washington Oaks Garden State Park. Revegetation of the recently shaped dunes is expected to occur over the next few months. “This next phase of dunes restoration construction will start at Bay Drive Park near Sea Colony and move southward to the MalaCompra access point,” said County Engineer Faith Alkhatib, who is overseeing the projects, which will cost upwards of $25 million. High tides, daylight, and weather affect the length of the workday.
In Flagler Beach, More Beach Walk-Overs Open: Last week the city re-opened six additional Beach Access Stairways /Dune Crossover locations, South of State Road 100. The following walkovers are currently open and the newly re-opened locations are identified in bold red:
Confirmation: The Senate Ethics and Elections Committee will hold confirmation hearings for dozens of appointees to state boards, including members of the State Board of Education, the state university system’s Board of Governors and water-management district governing boards. (Monday, noon, 412 Knott Building, the Capitol.)
School safety: The Senate Rules Committee will take up numerous issues, including a proposal (SPB 7022) about firearm safety and a proposal (SPB 7026) about school safety. The proposals come after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County that killed 17 people. (Monday, 2:30 p.m., 110 Senate Office Building, the Capitol.)
Gun laws: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Philip Levine, the Miami-Dade and Broward Democratic parties and the Women’s March Florida will hold a rally to call for changes in gun laws. (Monday, 11 a.m., west side of the Capitol.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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Firearms killed more 15 to 19 year olds than cancer, heart disease, and diabetes combined in 2016. https://t.co/xZRnt8dsgz
— Vox (@voxdotcom) February 25, 2018
In a National Rifle Association fever dream, a high school would concentrate so much firepower in the hands of its employees that no deranged individual with a weapon would dare enter the premises. This sort of thinking also has no grounding in reality. https://t.co/Mi1AOaqYut
— New York Times Opinion (@nytopinion) February 25, 2018
A surge of violent threats, tips and false alarms aimed at schools inundated school districts and police departments in the days after the Florida shooting https://t.co/s5nFVFvHGY
— The New York Times (@nytimes) February 25, 2018
— Mother Jones (@MotherJones) February 25, 2018
The party’s successes in state and local elections over the last 14 months demonstrate a surge in Democratic voters, particularly in blue areas, that could be problematic for Republican candidates in the fall. https://t.co/x5jsrKru3d
— Roll Call (@rollcall) February 25, 2018
Are companies like Facebook and Apple the heroes or villains in a new world of industry concentration? https://t.co/066cW4P5Tz
— Brookings (@BrookingsInst) February 25, 2018
Keep Up with Donald Trump’s attacks on the press through the ACLU’s running tab here.
Keep Up with mass shootings in a running database here.
Here’s a summary of the latest city developments as of Feb. 23, 2018, with a link to the full week in review here.
Beethoven’s Triple Concerto, with Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman and Daniel Barenboim
- Albert Camus’ “The Human Crisis”
- Swinging Bach
- Keith Jarrett Standards Trio
- Anoushka Shankar Ensemble
- 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