Weekend: Partly cloudy all weekend, with higher chances of showers and thunderstorms Friday than on Saturday and Sunday, highs in the 90s, 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: 1
The OED’s Word of the Day: miniard, adj. and 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 Last 24 Hours of Incident Reports
- 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.
Friday, in Court: William G. Schwarz, the 54-year-old man facing two DUI manslaughter charges in the death of Kathleen J. Boos, 66, and her brother-in-law Carl Boos, 67, in March 2016, is scheduled to be sentenced at 9 a.m. before Circuit Judge Dennis Craig in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse. Schwarz agreed to a plea at the 11th hour on April 16, just before his trial was set to begin. The sentencing is one of three on Craig’s docket. The other two are for Brittni M. Smith on a conviction for grand theft in a 2016 case and Priate Moore on six charges, including kidnapping, from a 20178 case.
Free For All Fridays on WNZF: Host David Ayres welcomes the three applicants who have applied to fill out the six months remaining on Palm Coast City Council ex-member Steven Nobile, who resigned this month: Charles Johnson, Vincent Lyon and Robert Thomasey. The show starts a little after 9 a.m. with a commentary by FlaglerLive Editor Pierre Tristam on congressional candidate John Ward’s insult to Puerto Ricans.
Friday: Hurricane season starts: The 2018 hurricane season will start Friday and last through November. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting 10 to 16 named storms this year. Of those storms, five to nine are predicted to reach hurricane status, including one to four major hurricanes, which feature sustained winds of 111 mph or higher. An average hurricane season produces 12 named storms, of which six become hurricanes, including three major hurricanes. Last year, the forecast was for 11 to 17 named storms and five to nine hurricanes, of which two to four were expected to become major hurricanes. The busy 2017 season saw 17 named storms, of which 10 became hurricanes, with six reaching the major storm status. That included Hurricane Irma, which caused massive damage as it made landfall in the Keys and Collier County and barreled up the state.
Friday through Next Saturday: Sales tax holiday on hurricane supplies: The tax break lasts through June 7. Floridians will be able to buy a wide range of supplies during the period without paying sales taxes. Examples include portable self-powered light sources that cost $20 or less; portable self-powered radios, two-way radios, or weather band radios that cost $50 or less; tarps or other waterproof sheeting the cost $50 or less; ground anchor systems or tie-down kits that cost $50 or less; gas or diesel fuel tanks that cost $25 or less; packages of batteries, excluding automobile and boat batteries, that cost $30 or less; coolers that cost $30 or less; portable generators that cost $750 or less; and reusable ice that costs $10 or less.
Friday: Flagler Volunteer Services hosts a Hurricane Preparedness Breakfast and Information Fair at 8 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 55 Town Center Blvd, Palm Coast, with speakers from a variety of different State and Local Agencies sharing information on being prepared as well as a panel discussion. Tickets are $20 including breakfast and disaster preparedness bag. Call the office to get your tickets: 386-597-2950 or email [email protected]. Email at [email protected].
Friday: Staff members for U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio will hold “mobile” office hours starting at 1 p.m., Flagler County Fairgrounds, 150 Sawgrass Road, Bunnell.
First Friday Garden Walk at Washington Oaks Garden State Park at 10 a.m. Join a Ranger on the first Friday of the month at 10 a.m. for a walk through our historical gardens. Learn about the history of our park while exploring the beauty of the formal gardens. The walk is approximately 1 hour. Please bring water and wear comfortable walking shoes. Meet in the Garden parking lot. Garden walk included with park entry. Call 386-446-6783 for more information.
First Friday at Flagler Beach’s Veterans Park, with vendors, games, food, music and other delights, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: free fishing: The state will hold a “license-free” saltwater fishing weekend. Floridians and visitors will be able to go saltwater fishing without licenses Saturday and Sunday.
Sunday: Synchronized Swimming Show: Come out and watch the Flagler County Synchro Belles perform a beautiful Synchronized Swim Show at Belle Terre Swim & Raquet Club, 73 Patricia Dr. Palm Coast, 5:30 to 7 p.m. For more Information contact 386.385.8611 or email [email protected].
Sunday: Palm Coast Beachside Brawlers Roller Derby: the Brawlers take on Team Zebra. Doors open at 6. The fun begins at 6:30. Kids under 12 are free. Everyone else is $5. Skate and Shake, 250 N US 1, Ormond Beach.
Sunday through next Saturday: Westside Baptist Church 2018 Vacation Bible School, June 3-8, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. nightly, at the church at 3559 canal Ave, Bunnell. Kickoff/Registration is on Sunday, June 3 at 4 pm. For more information call Jill at 386/916-8570, or e-mail [email protected]. Kickoff Sunday with free sno-cones, velcro wall, and bounce house for the kids. Then at 5:30 pm we begin our daily adventure through the world of sports, to learn how God equips us all for the game of life. There will be a relevant spiritual message mixed with krafts, music, good food, fellowship, and fun.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Saturday: Walmart, 174 Cypress Point Parkway, Palm Coast, 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 African American Mentoring Program, founded by former School Board member Jim Guines and John Winston more than a decade ago, held its year-end celebration on May 24 at First Baptist Church of Palm Coast, honoring graduating seniors and the group’s scholarship winners. A total of 164 students enrolled in AAMP’s Boys Program this year. Christopher Johnson, Associate Professor of Economics and the University of North Florida’s Coggin College of Business was the guest speaker. He spoke of the importance of life-long learning and never giving up. The district’s Jason Wheeler provided the images below.
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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)
- Emmanuel Chabrier’s España Rhapsody For Orchestra
- Yuja Wang plays Schubert-Liszt (D 774)
- Nina Simone: Take Me To The Water
- Frank Peter Zimmermann: Bach and Me
- Jorge Bolet: Master Class On Rachmaninoff’s Piano Conceto No. 3
- Friedrich Gulda: So What, A Portrait (2002, with English subtitles)
- Dvořák’s Serenade for Strings: Netherlands Chamber Orchestra