Today: Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s inland…in the mid 70s coast. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight: Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 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: meniscus, n..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
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- In State Government
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- Palm Coast Construction and Development
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“This was Albert Murray’s century; we just lived in it. And as we kept on living, we will never forget what he meant to our American story or the music animating it with a soul force he taught us to hear.”
–From Henry Louis Gates’s 2013 address to the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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 Flagler County Association of Realtors holds its general membership meeting at 8:30 a.m., 4101 E Moody Blvd, Bunnell, where Rep. Paul Renner will provide an update on the 2018 Legislative Session. (We had incorrectly reported that Renner’s appearance was to be on March 25.)
In Court: William G. Schwarz, who faces two counts of DUI manslaughter and two counts of vehicular hmomicide in the death of Kathleen J. Boos of Palm Coast and Carl W. Boos in a crash on State Road A1A in March 2016, is scheduled for docket sounding, the last step before trial absent a plea, at 1:30 p.m. before Circuit Judge Dennis Craig in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse.
The Flagler County Economic Opportunity Advisory Council meets at 9 a.m. in board chambers at the Government Services Building, Bunnell. Margaret Sheehan-Jones, the commercial Realtor, and Barbara Revels, will present.
The Bunnell Area Council hosts a 6 p.m. meeting called “Business in Bunnell.” Guests will introduce themselves, their businesses, ask questions, voice concerns and share successes. Bunnell Old City Hall, 200 S Church St., Bunnell.
Flagler Reads Together: The Flagler Book Club gathers to discuss this year’s selection at 3:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the county public library, 2500 Palm Coast Pkwy. Flagler Reads Together is an annual event that celebrates reading through a single book read in common by participants. This year’s book is “The Alice Network,” by Kate Quinn, the story of women spies during the two world wars.
A meeting of the Compassionate Friends is scheduled at the Vitas Office at 4 North Old Kings Road (across from Kentucky Fried Chicken) in Palm Coast. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. The Compassionate Friends, a nonprofit self-help bereavement support organization for families that have experienced the death of a child. The meeting is open to all parents, grandparents, and siblings over age 18 who has suffered the loss of a child of any age. For more information, call John Brady at 610-428- 3139. To learn more about The Compassionate Friends, visit their national website at www.compassionatefriends.org.
DSC Job Fair: Business representatives from a variety of industry sectors will be on hand seeking to fill positions during Daytona State College’s Spring Job Fair slated from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lemerand Center on the Daytona Beach Campus, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. The event is free and open to the public. The largest of numerous job fairs presented annually by DSC’s Career Services Department, the spring event has drawn nearly 500 job seekers in the past few years. Over 80 businesses representing such industry sectors as finance, health care, government, manufacturing, education, hospitality, building and construction, technology and non-profit organizations have confirmed their participation in the job fair. Current DSC students and alumni are welcome to visit the college’s Career Services Department prior to the job fair for assistance with resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation and other free services. For additional information, contact Howe, (386) 506-3379 or [email protected], or visit daytonastate.edu/career_services. See the job fair packet here.
Flagler school district’s Math Madness Competition, 6 p.m. at the Wadsworth/Buddy Taylor school cafeteria.
The Central Florida Council of the Boy Scouts of America hosts the 2018 Golden Eagle Dinner with guest of honor Sandra McDermott of Coast Title Insurance Agency and Dinner Chairman Rick Staly, the Flagler County Sheriff, at Hammock Dunes Country Club, 30 Ave Royale Palm Coast, Reception at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m.
Roscolusa 2018: The 7th annual singer-songwriters festival will showcase the talent of Nashville, TN on Ponte Vedra’s beaches for this one-night musical event you won’t forget. Hear original work by these singer-songwriters and hear the stories behind their songs penned for and performed by popular artists such as Blake Shelton and Tim McGraw. Along with performances this event will have delicious local Jacksonville food trucks, a “teen zone” and a play area for children. Location: Nocatee, Village Lake Drive, Ponte Vedra, FL 32081. For more information, visit www.roscolusa.com
Adult Open Gym Volleyball, two separate sessions, Mondays or Wednesdays, now through May 2, 7-9:30 p.m. at Indian Trails Middle School, 5505 N. Belle Terre Pkwy., Palm Coast. Come with friends or come alone and play adult recreational, co-ed volleyball with an open gym that creates new teams weekly. Teams rotate in and out of play. One net is for competitive style play and the second net is for recreational style play. Offered by Palm Coast Parks & Recreation. $22 for either session. Register at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.
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:
- Wednesday: Noon to 2 p.m. – Live, 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. – Inert
- Thursday: 12:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. – 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
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Tuesday: Moe’s Southwest Grill, 250 Palm Coast Parkway (Island Walk), noon to 6 p.m.
- Saturday: Walmart, 174 Cypress Point Parkway, Palm Coast, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Sunday: 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
In Florida and in State Government:
Note: Some proceedings below can be followed live on the Florida Channel. Most legislative proceedings can be followed through the Senate or House websites.
UNIVERSITY BUDGET, LEGISLATIVE ISSUES DISCUSSED: Committees of the state university system’s Board of Governors will hold a series of meetings. Among the topics will be the Budget and Finance Committee receiving updated information about the new state budget and performance-based funding. Also, the Legislative Affairs Committee will discuss issues from the recently completed legislative session. (Wednesday, meetings start at 8:30 a.m., University of North Florida, Student Union, 1 UNF Dr., Jacksonville.)
PAROLE CASES ON AGENDA: The Florida Commission on Offender Review is scheduled to hear a series of parole cases. (Wednesday, 9 a.m., Betty Easley Conference Center, 4075 Esplanade Way, Tallahassee.)
SCHOOL SAFETY, GUNS ON AGENDA: Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott will speak at a Tiger Bay Club of Southwest Florida luncheon about issues involving the mass shooting last month at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, gun rights and a new state school-safety law. (Wednesday, 11:45 a.m., The Marina at Edison Ford, 2360 West First St., Fort Myers.)
DIESEL EMISSIONS DISCUSSED: The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will hold one in a series of meetings about a diesel-emissions mitigation program, which stems from a federal settlement with Volkswagen about violations of the Clean Air Act. (Wednesday, 3 p.m., Department of Environmental Protection Southwest District Office, 3051 North Telecom Parkway, Suite 101, Temple Terrace.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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— CNBC (@CNBC) March 27, 2018
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— Al Jazeera News (@AJENews) March 27, 2018
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— New York Times World (@nytimesworld) March 27, 2018
The photos are surreal, like a Martian ski slope or a toasted marshmallow sky https://t.co/VFHIgBVETa
— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 27, 2018
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a rapidly growing hot spot for ocean plastic, carrying 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic in what is now the largest accumulation of ocean debris in the world, according to a new report. https://t.co/4dCGeP3h1m
— NBC News (@NBCNews) March 27, 2018
Keep Up with Donald Trump’s attacks on the press through the ACLU’s running tab here.
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Palm Coast Construction and Development Progress Reports
Here’s a summary of the latest city developments as of March 23, 2018, with a link to the full week in review here.
Click to access week-in-review-march-23-20181.pdf
Road and Interstate Construction:
Motorists are advised of nighttime ramp closures with detours next week at two locations along Interstate 4 (I-4) and Interstate 95 (I-95) in Volusia County. The entrance ramp from State Road (S.R.) 472 westbound to I-4 eastbound, in the Orange City area, will close for two nights early next week. Drivers will be directed to travel I-4 westbound to Saxon Boulevard toward Deltona to access I-4 eastbound. Also, a nighttime single outside lane closure will occur during two nights, toward the end of the week, along westbound I-4 west of Dirksen Drive. Entrance and exit ramps at I-95 and LPGA Boulevard will close one-at-a-time, on multiple nights, during the upcoming week. Drivers will be directed as follows:
I-95 northbound on ramp from eastbound LPGA Boulevard: Continue east on LPGA Boulevard to Technology Drive to Cornerstone Boulevard to Williamson Boulevard to LPGA Boulevard back to I-95.
I-95 southbound on ramp from westbound LPGA Boulevard: Continue west on LPGA Boulevard to Tomoka Farms Road to Bellevue Avenue to Williamson Boulevard, to S.R. 400/Beville Road and back to I-95 south.
I-95 southbound off ramp to LPGA Boulevard: Continue south on I-95 to U.S. 92 to Tomoka Farms Road back to LPGA Boulevard.
The closures are necessary to construct lighting foundations as part of two Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) projects to install new lighting along I-4 and I-95.
Bach’s Magnificat: The Monteverdi Choir
As March is Johann Sebastian Bach Month, or ought to be (he was born the first day of spring in 1685), we’re celebrating the great German composer all months with videos about him, his music and his life.
- András Schiff explains Bach
- Glenn Gould talks about J S Bach
- Bach revisited – John Eliot Gardiner in Saxony and Thuringia
- Ton Koopman in the footsteps of J.S. Bach in Leipzig
- A Buxtehude Fugue
- Andras Schiff Plays Bach’s Complete Well Tempered Clavier, Book One
- Andras Schiff Plays Bach’s Complete English Suites
- Keith Jarrett, Late Solo
- Jacqueline du Pré Perform’s Dvořák Cello Concerto With the LSO and Daniel Barenboim
- 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
National Vietnam War Veterans Day