Sarasota Herald Tribune

Articles from July 1, 2016

A Bargain Beach Town | among Top 75 in US for Attainable Homes
Englewood has been tapped as one of the nation's best bargain beach towns for summer by real estate researcher RealtyTrac.The community, which straddles Sarasota and Charlotte counties, was the only local town named to the top 75 bargain beach housing markets...
A Company That Might See You through Chaos
STREETWISEAlmost every company, at one time or another, finds itself subject to the capriciousness of the markets, often resulting in a lower share price. Lately, the equity markets as a whole felt the capriciousness of the now infamous Brexit vote....
American Revolution and Brexit: Similarities, but Major Differences
BREAKING AWAY, THEN AND NOWIt was a time of upheaval and turmoil, of culture clashes, of conflict over European supremacy. The world was becoming a more global society and emerging nations were threatening traditional international powers.Depending on...
Caregiver Disputes WWII Veteran's Testimony | Judge Denies Request for Reduced Bond
ELDER ABUSESARASOTA -- With a large white bandage covering the top of his head, a 91-year-old World War II veteran testified Thursday about how the woman entrusted to care for him instead bludgeoned him with an oxygen tank and left him for dead.Michael...
Definite Attraction | Premier Sports Stadium near Completion, Will Be 'Mecca' for Youth Sports | Premier Sports Stadium near Completion, Will Be 'Mecca' for Youth Sports
LAKEWOOD RANCHLAKEWOOD RANCH -- When the Premier Sports Campus made its debut on Labor Day weekend in 2011, the Chargers soccer club took to the field for a tournament.This coming Labor Day, the same youth organization will host another tournament that...
'Deplorable' Conditions Found in Cat Cruelty Case | 26 Cats Survived in Waste-Filled Home Lacking Food and Water
NORTH PORTNORTH PORT -- A former North Port Citizen of the Year has been arrested on 61 counts of animal abuse charges after police found dozens of cats living in such deplorable conditions in his home that the animals resorted to eating one another...
Is Clerk Victim of Retaliation? | Commissioner Gave City Clerk Negative Review after She Testified in Lawsuit | Chapman Gave Poor Review after Testimony in Suit
SARASOTASARASOTA -- City Clerk and Auditor Pamela Nadalini and City Commissioner Susan Chapman sparred this week over the commissioner's overwhelmingly negative review of Nadalini and the circumstances surrounding how it was written.Nadalini claims the...
Katz in 200 Backstroke Finals
OLYMPICS__ US SWIMMING TRIALSAssuming he was able to sleep Thursday night, Austin Katz went to bed with the dream of a lifetime legitimately within his grasp. The dream of every young American swimmer.The 17-year-old member of the Sarasota Sharks and...
Keeping Your Dog Safe during Holiday
ALL ABOUT DOGSQuestion: I have a well-balanced 2-year-old German shepherd. We have activities planned for the Fourth of July holiday, and we'd like to include him. What precautions should we take?Answer: If you are going to a party, save yourself the...
New Tax Relief Now for Floridians | $500 Million in Breaks Takes Effect Today, Shy of Governor's Ambitions
TALLAHASSEETALLAHASSEE -- Floridians will have more to toast tonight than cheaper pear cider, as more than $500 million in tax relief proposals take effect.Homeowners and businesses will avoid a statewide hike in their school property taxes and will...
'No Exceptions' | Residents Speak out on Density Issues of Planned Development
SIESTA PROMENADEResidents near the gateway to Siesta Key can't imagine adding any more traffic to the area -- let alone making exceptions that would allow for more traffic.But Benderson Development Co.'s plan for Siesta Promenade at the northwest corner...
Okeechobee Outflow Creates Emergency | Spreading Pollution Demands Governmental Cooperation
OUR VIEWOnce upon a time, when baseball fans commonly followed the game by using pencils to record the action on paper -- rather than looking to an oversized electronic screen -- vendors would yell: "You can't tell the players without a scorecard!"As...
Sarasota National Advances
LITTLE LEAGUE__ DISTRICT 16 TOURNAMENTSARASOTA -- Sarasota National got key hits early and received solid pitching from four different hurlers to defeat North Port, 3- 1, Thursday night in the Little League (ages 11-12) District 16 Tournament at Twin...
Tank Soldier Rolled with Patton
VETERANS' STORIESShortly after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, Ernie Jelinek, a native of Three Oaks, Michigan, was drafted into the Army at age 21. He was assigned to the 5th Armored Division, 10th Tank Battalion and was part of General Patton's "Ghosts."...
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