Weekend: Summery, a bit more unsettled Friday and Saturday with 30 to 40 percent chance of rain and thunderstorm, highs in the 90s, a bit calmer Sunday, lows in the 70s. 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.
Drought Index: 19
The OED’s Word of the Day: selfmate, n..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
Today’s Briefing: Quick Links
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- In State Government
- Cats and Dogs Looking For Homes
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- 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.
Free For All Fridays on WNZF, Host David Ayres for the first time in the show’s history welcomes Flagler’s five mayors—Milissa Holland of Palm Coast, Linda Provencher of Flagler Beach, Catherine Robinson of Bunnell, Steve Emmett of Beverly Beach and Leslie Babonis of Marineland, starting a little after 9 a.m. with a commentary by FlaglerLive Editor Pierre Tristam on the Trump Administration’s separation of children from undocumented immigrant parents.
First Aid & CPR/AED class, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Palm Coast Fire Station 25, 1250 Belle Terre Pkwy., Palm Coast. This class is a 7-hour course (one hour for lunch) designed to meet OSHA regulations and teach administering CPR to children and adults, using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), using a mask or barrier device, assisting with bleeding, broken bones. $50/person with pre-registration required by 9 a.m. June 14. Sign up at www.palmcoastgov.com/cpr. More info: [email protected] or 386-986-2300.
The Flagler County Branch NAACP holds a Get Out The Vote (GOTV) class from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mezzanine Conference Room, 1 Florida Park Drive, Palm Coast. The purpose of this course is to instruct on how you may assist Flagler NAACP during the very important upcoming elections. Help is needed in capacities both great and small. A small lunch will be provided. Space is limited so please RSVP as soon as possible. Please email Barbara Goss, [email protected], or telephone 386-446-4644 for additional information.
Saturday Night Films at Marineland Dolphin Adventure: As part of our “80 Years of Animal Love and Care” celebration every Saturday night in June, we’ll be showing outdoor movies filmed at Marineland. Tonight at 8 p.m.: “Benji.” Marineland Dolphin Adventure 9600 Oceanshore Blvd. St. Augustine. Cost: $35 for adults, $15 for children.
- Friday: Egypt v. Urugway, 8 a.m., FS1; Morocco v. Iran, 11 a.m., Fox; Portugal v. Spain, 2 p.m., Fox.
- Saturday: France v. Australia, 6 a.m., FS1; Argentina v. Iceland, 9 a.m., Fox; Peru v. Denmark, noon, FS1; Croatia v. Nigeria, 3 p.m., FS1.
- Sunday: Costa Rica v. Serbia, 8 a.m., Fox; Germany v. Mexico, 11 a.m., FS1; Brazil v. Switzerland, 2 p.m., FS1.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Friday: Lowe’s, 315 Cypress Edge Drive, Palm Coast, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Saturday: Chick Fil A, 10000 Palm Coast Parkway, from 11 a.m. 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
Gov. Scott Selects Three Inductees for Florida Women’s Hall of Fame: Governor Scott chose these three individuals from a group of ten nominees selected by the Florida Commission on the Status of Women. They were considered for their work to make significant improvements in life for women and all citizens of Florida.
Adela Hernandez Gonzmart, (1920-2001), formerly of Tampa, was an advocate for the arts and the community. Gonzmart attended Julliard School of Music where she received a Bachelor of Music and Science degree. After traveling the country performing music, Gonzmart moved back to Tampa and helped manage the family restaurant, “The Columbia”, which is now the oldest restaurant in Florida. Gonzmart was a community advocate and helped co-found the Latino Scholarship Fund at the University of South Florida. Gonzmart also served three consecutive terms as the President of the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce. Gonzmart organized the Ballet Folklorico of Ybor City and the Tampa Symphony Orchestra. Among her many accomplishments, Gonzmart received the Tony Pizzo Award for “Outstanding Citizen of the Year” from the Ybor City Museum Society. She was also awarded the key to the City of Tampa and was honored as “Hispanic Woman of the Year” from Tampa Hispanic Heritage Inc.
Janet Petro, 58, was born in Michigan and graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering. She also received a Master of Science degree in Business Administration from Boston University. Upon graduation, she served in the U.S. Army as a commissioned officer and helicopter pilot. Petro served in various management roles throughout her career, but most notably, as Deputy Director of John F. Kennedy Space center. As the first female Deputy in the history of John F. Kennedy Space Center, Petro manages and executes the Center’s mission. Petro spearheaded many projects and established partnerships that led to more efficient and cost saving practices at the space center. Among her many achievements, she has been honored with the Meritorious Presidential Rank Award.
Lee Bird Leavengood, 89, was born in Monticello and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida State University in 1950. She moved to Tampa in 1960 and became involved at the University of South Florida as a volunteer, a student, and then an administrator. At the age of 45, Leavengood pursued a master’s degree, became an advocate for “non-traditional students” and served as director of Continuing Education. Leavengood spearheaded senior programs in the greater Tampa Bay area and the creation of the University of South Florida’s Division of Senior programs, now known as the Osher Lifelong Learning Center, serving over 1,500 maturing students. She also served in the first Governor’s Commission on the Status of Women and was a founding director of adult learning at the Tampa Bay History Center. Among her many accomplishments, Leavengood received the Women of Distinction Award by the Girl Scouts Council of West Florida, the University of South Florida’s President’s Fellow Medallion, and the Tampa Bay Lightning Community Hero award.
JOB FAIRS HELD: CareerSource Florida, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, home builders and Uber will combine to hold job fairs throughout the state for careers in the manufacturing and construction industries. (Friday, 9 a.m., CareerSource North Florida office, 705 East Base St., Madison. Also, 10 a.m., CareerSource Flagler Volusia, Market Plaza, 846 Saxon Blvd., Orange City. Also, 10 a.m., CareerSource Central Florida, 1392 East Vine St., Kissimmee.)
FLORIDA BAR PRESIDENT SWORN IN: West Palm Beach attorney Michelle Suskauer will be sworn in as president of The Florida Bar during the Bar convention in Orlando. Vero Beach attorney John Stewart will be sworn in as president-elect. (Friday, 9:30 a.m., Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, 14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando.)
UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS RELEASED: The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity is scheduled to release May unemployment figures. (Friday, 10 a.m.)
JUDGE EYES CONSERVATION FUNDING FIGHT: Leon County Circuit Judge Charles Dodson is scheduled to hold a hearing in a long-running legal battle about whether the state has properly carried out a 2014 constitutional amendment that required setting aside money for land and water conservation. Environmental groups contend the state has improperly shifted money to other uses, an argument that state officials dispute. Dodson is expected to consider motions for summary judgment. (Friday, 11 a.m., Leon County Courthouse, 301 South Monroe St., Tallahassee.)
GRAHAM SPEAKS TO TALLAHASSEE CLUB: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham is slated to speak to the Capital Tiger Bay Club. (Friday, 11:30 a.m., Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, 505 West Pensacola St., Tallahassee.)
TIGER BAY HOLDS FORUM FOR DEMOCRATIC HOPEFULS: The First Coast Tiger Bay Club will hold a forum for Democratic candidates for governor. (Friday, 11:30 a.m., The River Club, 1 Independent Dr., Jacksonville.)
SCOTT, PUTNAM AT CLAY GOP DINNER: Gov. Rick Scott, who is running for U.S. Senate, and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, who is running for governor, are expected to take part in the Clay County Republican Party’s Flag Day Dinner. (Saturday, 6 p.m., Clay County Fairgrounds, 2497 State Road 16 West, Green Cove Springs.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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Claude Bolling and Hubert Laws on the Johnny Carson Show
- Schumann’s Toccata, Op. 7, Performed by Evgeny Kissin
- Bach Cantata BWV 170, Clare Wilkinson, mezzosoprano
- Toru Takemitsu: Air for Solo Flute
- Martha Argerich Plays Piazzolla’s Oblivion
- Bach-Liszt: Organ Prelude and Fugue in A minor
- Leonard Bernstein: Young People’s Concerts Vol. 2 (Includes André Watts)
- Emerson Quartet, Contrapunctus 9 from Bach’s Art of Fugue
- Virginia Grand Military Band, Memorial Day Concert 2017
- Bach’s English Suite in G Minor BWV 808, Zoltan Fejervari, Miami Beach
- The Dangers of Sitting
- Glenn Gould’s U.S. Television Debut: Bernstein Conducting Bach’s Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in D minor
- Jean Baptiste Singelée: Septième Solo de Concert, Op. 93
- Telemann’s Fantasia No. 1 in A Major for solo flute, Performed by Kristen Stoner
- Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Olga Scheps, piano
- Bechara el-Khoury: Forgotten Fragments
- The Violins of Hope: Amnon’s journey
- Chanticleer Sings Shenandoah
- Bottesini Gran Duo for double bass and violin
- Schubert’s “Der Lindenbaum,” “Im Frühling”: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Gerald Moore
- Schumann: Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in A minor, Op. 105 (Yoojin Jang)