A study conducted by the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics shows that kids are more likely to gain weight during the summer months. Some reasons why are because kids are snacking more and aren't as active.
The North Port Aquatic Center was supposed to open this summer, with pools, water slides and a lazy river. But now it won’t be open for the kids in South Sarasota County to enjoy before school starts back.
A former teacher at Lincoln Memorial Academy is speaking out, claiming the school owes her thousands of dollars of unpaid salary. This comes as more controversy surrounds the financially troubled charter school in Manatee County.
Thursday afternoon local law enforcement officials along with the Florida Attorney General will talk about e-cigarette usage among teens. They will have a meeting at 1:45 p.m. at Riverview High School.
Around 1:07 Thursday morning, Venice’s Rescue Boat was called to the waters off Longboat Key for a vessel in distress. The crews were able to find the 16-foot-Hobie Cat with boat owner 55-year-old Jay Connelly of Sarasota sitting on the capsized hull.
With a nice southeast wind to start the day on Thursday we will see mostly sunny skies to start the day. Once again a sea breeze will kick in and bring a good chance for late day storms, some of which could be strong to severe.
The district received a letter from the Florida Department of Education on Tuesday which urged the district to address the issues at Lincoln Memorial Academy that they say threaten the health, safety and wealth of the students. If nothing changes, the Commissioner of Education said he will take mat
After a second surgery Tuesday, Earl Hjertsdedt fears he’ll never walk the same again. On top of that, Wednesday is his wife Dihanna’s due date. She’s supposed to have their second child at Sarasota Memorial Hospital - the same place her husband is now recovering from the bite.
The pool had three unsatisfactory ratings with violations and a timeline for correction documented, according to the city. Last Friday, July 12, 2019 the Department of Health documented the previous violations were not corrected.
The money will go to the Flight to the North Pole Foundation, a program that started in 1985 that program provides families throughout the year with medical supplies needed and an event is held each year in December. The annual Christmas event provides children and families with a fun-filled day the
Police say the incident happened on Grobe Street on Monday, July 8 around 3 a.m. Police wrote, “This is what happens when you lock your car doors at night. It’s an attempted burglary, without success. Lock. Your. Doors."
In the wake of recent shark attacks, what would you do if you saw a shark up close? Experts say you're less likely to be attacked by a shark if you're with a group of people. Swimmers want to make sure that they avoid going in the water in the dark as well because that's when sharks are more activ
You can say we are into a typical summer pattern now as high pressure is located to our north and east. This brings in the SE wind flow which pumps up the moisture and collides with the sea breeze bringing scattered showers and thunderstorms to the Suncoast during the late afternoon and early eveni