Sarasota Herald Tribune

Articles from September 11, 2016

All Manner of Ships Catalogued
FLORIDA MARITIME MUSEUMCORTEZ -- By time the Great Depression rolled around, the obsolescence of sailing boats as commercial vessels had been underway since the 19th century and wasn't exactly front-page news. However, with more than 15 percent of Americans...
A Tea House in England, a Photograph, and Disbelief
MEMORIES OF 9/11Betty's tea house, in the walled city of York, England.Sept. 11, 2001.Some ladies at an adjacent table, recognizing us as Americans, asked: "Have you heard?"My wife and I were on our first European vacation, with friends. It was the era...
Bell Will Bring Echoes of Remembrance
The bell will ring loud, and it will ring somber, 15 times, and the poignant echoes of remembrance will ingrain themselves forever in the minds of the living.Early tonight, as the sun starts to fade on the Patriot Plaza at the Sarasota National Cemetery,...
Carl Schneider
Schneider, CarlAug. 3, 1931 - Aug. 23, 201685, went to be with the Lord on August 23, 2016 in Bradenton, FL. Born in Germany, he moved to the U.S. at the age of 20 and lived in South Dakota, Chicago, Illinois, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Bradenton, Florida....
Chance Walsh's Mother Dies
CRIMINAL JUSTICESARASOTA COUNTY -- The mother of Chance Walsh -- the 7-week-old whose father has been indicted for first-degree murder in the child's death -- was found dead early Saturday morning in the Sarasota County Jail.Officials said a preliminary...
Changes Coming to Sarasota Traffic Plans | Less Road Widening, More Roundabouts and Other Alernatives
TRANSPORTATIONSARASOTA -- City planners are driving big changes this fall to Sarasota's comprehensive traffic plans.Chief among them are proposed revisions to scratch many unpopular and expensive road widening plans from the city's long-term capital improvement...
Charles Boal Ewing, Jr
Ewing, Jr., Charles BoalApr. 16, 1930 - Sep. 7, 2016Charles B. Ewing, businessman, engineer, developer, and builder of the first large corporate office building in Tyson's Corner, died peacefully at his home in Longboat Key Florida on September 7, 2016, with...
Donn DiPasquale
DiPasquale, DonnOct. 13, 1939 - Sep. 2, 2016Donn A. DiPasqualeSarasota, FL: Donn passed away peacefully at Sarasota Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family on Friday, September 2, 2016 at the age of 76.He was predeceased by his parents, Samuel and...
Elinor Ann Crawford
Crawford, Elinor AnnMarch 1924 - August 2016A woman of quiet depth, Dr. Elinor Crawford was a dedicated advocate on behalf of women and girls. While chairing the physical education department at the University of Northern Iowa, Dr. Crawford participated...
Expanding Range in New Season
FLORIDA STUDIO THEATREWith five theaters that seem to be in constant use, Florida Studio Theatre is still finding time and space to expand its operations in the coming season, relaunching its Stage III series of edgy contemporary plays and beginning...
Free Laptops Raise Spirits -- and Grades
TECHNOLOGYSARASOTA -- A week before the start of a new school year, Principal Rachel Shelley came across a familiar problem. One of her incoming freshmen at Booker High School struggled to fill out forms on his cellphone. He didn't own a computer at...
Harold Joels
Joels, HaroldSeptember 7, 2016American Friends of The Hebrew University and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem mourn the passing of Harold Joels, the beloved father of Emma Joels, our dear friend and dedicated member of the national board of AFHU.Harold...
Indians Create a Storm of Their Own | Venice Blows Away Manatee in Dominating Fashion
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLMore than a rain-free Friday, the most anticipation on Week 3 was the return of the regular-season rivalry between Manatee and Venice.It was, at least, until the referee flipped the coin.Then, it became a storm of epic proportions.In...
Joseph Goldye Berkely
Berkely, Joseph GoldyeNov. 11, 1918 - Sep. 9, 2016Joseph G. "Joe" Berkely, 97, was born November 11, 1918, in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, the son of Dr. Joseph G. and Goldye Johnson Berkely. As a young boy, Joe was raised on the south side of Chicago,...
Joy in Helping Others Learn to Read
LITERACYSARASOTA -- Street signs, report cards and drive-thru menus are all things we encounter every day, but some people can't read them.Jack Botelho, 74, a volunteer with The Literacy Council of Sarasota, has been volunteering his time to help people...
Manatee Alumni to Salute Honorees
VIN'S PEOPLEDid you play for Manatee High's 1983 state football champs? Or the Canes 1963 state baseball champs? Or the 1947 football team? Are you a descendant of the 1915 Bradenton High state football champs?Then the Manatee High Alumni Association...
Matthew William Rodefer
Rodefer, Matthew WilliamSeptember 1, 1981 - September 7, 2016Matthew "Rodi" Rodefer has left this Earth and joined our heavenly Father on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. He was 35 years old.Matthew loved baseball, surfing, fishing, and his friends and family,...
On 9/11: Remember, Reflect, Recognize | We Should Honor the Dead and Embrace American Values
OUR VIEWToday, 15 years after the terror attacks on the United States, we turn our attention to three R's: remembrance, reflection and recognition.As Americans, and as human beings, we should remember those who died on 9/11 -- and those who perished,...
ONWARD & UPWARD | Flush with Success, Company Reaches for the Next Level; on the Threshold of Its Second Quarter-Century, [Derived Headline]
On the threshold of its second quarter-century,the Sarasota Ballet is in an enviablyauspicious and secure position.Out of town appearances in dance capitalslike New Yorkand the Jacob's Pillow DanceFestival in Massachusetts, show-casinga stable of works...
Patricia "Tricia" Kennell
Kennell, Patricia "Tricia"Jan. 24, 1932 - Sep. 6, 2016Patricia "Tricia" Kennell, 84, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon September 6, 2016.She was born in Teignmouth, England to the late Dorothy Hooper and lived in Devonshire on the southwest tropical...
Politics of Zika Becoming Difficult for Florida Politicians
POLITICAL INSIDERWith the Zika virus looming as a major public health and economic concern in Florida, the politics of Zika are becoming a major headache for Florida leaders.Just ask U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, who sounded exasperated as he talked about...
Rams Place Third | Riverview Volleyball Team Wins Two of Three Matches in Tournament
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS__ ROUNDUPTAMPA -- The Riverview volleyball team won two of three matches Saturday to finish third in the Holy Names Invitational played at Academy of Holy Names gym.Riverview beat Braden River in the final round of pool play, 25- 12,...
REMEMBERING SEPTEMBER 11 15 YEARS LATER | the Deep Links between Terror Attacks and Southwest Florida
SARASOTA COUNTY --This community will always have a deep and indelible link with the tragedy of 9/11.It was here, on the very morning of the attacks, that President George W. Bush was reading "The Pet Goat" to teacher Sandra Kay Daniels' second graders...
Robert W. "Bob" Zinn
Zinn, Robert W. "Bob"Jan. 13, 1933 - Sep. 5, 2016Robert W. Zinn passed away on Monday, September 5, 2016. Bob was born on January 13, 1933 in Spokane, Washington to William and Ella Mae Zinn. His family moved to Florida in 1938 where his parents later...
Rocking Babies While Moms Recover
FIRST STEPSARASOTA -- For Rita Hollander, the feeling of holding a newborn baby in her arms brings back memories of when she was raising her own children.Now, she's taking the time to influence complete strangers' children by volunteering at First Step...
Sheila E. Baxter
Baxter, Sheila E.May 23, 1920 - September 2, 2016Sheila Emma Baxter, 96, a longtime resident of Siesta Key passed away peacefully on Friday morning, September 02, 2016, in Sarasota. Sheila was well known in Sarasota for her illustrious career as a professional...
Sondra Guelfi Conk
Conk, Sondra GuelfiApr. 17 1947 - Sep. 4, 2016In loving memory of Sondra Conk who passed away peacefully after a courageous battle against kidney cancer, with her loving family at her side.Sondra was the first child born to Helena and Gerard Poirier...
Son of 'HIPPY' Mom Grateful for the Program
HELP FOR PARENTSchris.anderson@heraldtribune.comSARASOTA -- When Leroy Butler was small, maybe 3, his mother, Jewel Johnson, would bring in a stack of bills from the mailbox, pretend she didn't know what they said, and have him read them out loud.She...
The High Life | A Glamorous City Penthouse with Glorious Views of Bay and Gulf Is Being Sold by Its Original Owner
ED KALIN AT SARABANDEAs Sarasota thrust itself into the 21st century, the direction was up - way up.A symbol of that determination to go high-rise and high-price was Sarabande, a contemporary Palm Avenue tower that opened in 2000 and offered residents...
Top Manatee, Sarasota Races to Keep an Eye on | the Manatee and Sarasota Races to Keep an Eye On
ELECTIONS 2016One Southwest Florida primary election saw the candidates raise nearly $2 million. Another was decided by 385 votes.It could be hard to top the Republican primaries in the Senate District 23 and House District 73 races for sheer competitiveness, but...
Volatility Is an Opportunity
STREETWISEDespite the tremendous benefits from investing, many households continue to remain cool to the idea of stock ownership.With the Dow Jones industrial average near its record high, slightly more than half of Americans (52 percent) say they currently have...
Volunteers Are Heart and Soul of Nonprofits
EDITOR'S COLUMNWhen people ask me why I'm such an avid supporter of the nonprofit world, my typical knee-jerk reply is to ask them to envision a community without nonprofits.Forget about youth sports -- no Little League, Pop Warner football, Sharks swim...
William Frank Schneeloch
Schneeloch, William FrankJan. 25, 1943 - Sep. 5, 2016William Frank Schneeloch 73, of Venice FL, formerly of McCandless, PA, died 9/5/16 after a long, hard, courageous battle with COPD. He was cared for by hospice and was surrounded by his loving family.He...
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