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2011-03-03 09:53:00

BRADENTON, Fla., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this summer, IMG Academies will bring six weeks of multi-sport camps to Randall's Island Park. Randall's Island Park, located in the East River between Manhattan, the Bronx and Queens, is home to more than half of all the athletic fields in Manhattan. IMG Academies summer sports camps will offer baseball, football, lacrosse and soccer programs on June 27-August 12, 2011 for boys and girls ages 7-18. One-third of profits from the...

2010-12-16 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Portfolio.com - the national business news site for small and mid-sized business (SMB) executives - today revealed its latest U.S. Uncovered study, ranking the most popular and desired cities for retirement. The study, which used a six-part formula to rank 157 metropolitan and micropolitan markets with at least 40,000 seniors, named Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida as the number one choice for seniors' post-retirement plans. "Beginning next year, an...

2010-08-27 09:55:00

BRADENTON, Fla., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Already hard at work as a team physician for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Coastal Orthopedics surgeon Daniel Lamar, MD hits the Manatee High sidelines tonight as the team's new Medical Director. He'll provide his sports medicine expertise to the football team as they make their season debut on national television. Ranked number 8 on USA Today's list of top high school football teams in the nation, tonight's preseason game will be televised on ESPNU....

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2009-08-25 12:29:18

Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy has been returned to jail in Florida for allegedly violating terms of his probation for a gambling conviction, authorities said. Donaghy, 42, of Bradenton, was arrested Monday by U.S. marshals and ordered held without bail in a Hillsborough County jail in Tampa, the St. Petersburg, (Fla.) Times reported Tuesday. Details of the alleged probation violation were not released. Donaghy had been given a 15-month prison sentence for using inside information to bet on...

2009-08-14 13:39:06

A trapper in Manatee County, Fla., says he staged last month's catch of a 14-foot python near an area day-care center. Trapper Justin Matthews admitted he attempted to alert the general public to the problem of wild pythons in Florida by releasing the large snake near a day care in Bradenton, Fla., so he could capture the animal, Bay News 9 reported Thursday. The cable news station in St. Petersburg, Fla., said the python used by Matthews in July was purchased at business in Tampa, Fla., for...

2009-07-22 04:00:00

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- 2009 FLGISA Annual Conference -- Elephant Outlook, experts in e-mail security and compliance, announces a managed hosted e-mail solution for the City of Bradenton to address its requirements for high-availability, law enforcement security, public records requests, and business continuity while substantially reducing costs. "It's not just about messaging. . . The key difference in email today, compared to a couple of years ago, is that email is...

2009-07-21 16:37:18

Officials with the Parker Manatee Aquarium at the South Florida Museum marked the 61st birthday Tuesday of Snooty the manatee. Jeff Rodgers, director of education at the Bradenton, Fla., aquarium, said a crowd sang Happy Birthday to Snooty at noon Tuesday and cards wishing the manatee well were hung from the wall outside of his tank, the Bradenton Herald reported Tuesday. He's set another benchmark for us, Rodgers said. As far as we know, Snooty's the oldest living manatee in captivity and...

2009-05-12 16:28:19

Authorities in Florida said a woman accused of felony grand theft allegedly stole more than $1,000 worth of razor blades from a Wal-Mart store. The Manatee County Sheriff's Office said in a report that security cameras recorded Nicole Chlebina, 29, of Bradenton, and another woman, who has not been identified, taking the razor blades from the Sarasota store, the Bradenton Herald reported Tuesday. The report said Chlebina was charged with the crime after she was arrested Sunday by Bradenton...

2009-04-07 13:51:00

BRADENTON, Fla., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Land Ventures, LLC announces that it has formed a joint venture with an affiliate of Taylor-Duncan Interests, Inc., a Dallas, Texas-based firm specializing in residential land development. The new partnership, TD Star Land, will pursue strategic land development opportunities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. "The Dallas-Fort Worth market has always been a strategic target for us and Taylor Duncan has been active in this market for decades,"...

2009-03-12 12:37:00

Workshops, Funded Through a $25,000Grant From the Verizon Foundation, to be Held in Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch and Sarasota SARASOTA, Fla., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee will host a series of free Internet safety workshops designed specifically for computer users aged 50 and older. The sessions will be held at various locations in Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch and Sarasota in April and May. The workshops, funded through a $25,000 grant from the Verizon...


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