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January 15, 2006 News and Notes

first_img News and Notes Paige Stover Hague co-presented “Fiduciary Responsibilities for Our Clients Who Collect Art, Antiques, and Other Valuable Stuff” at two locations in Florida. Dan Abrams, MSNBC host and chief legal correspondent for NBC News was the keynote speaker at Marketing Partner Forum 2006 sponsored by Legalworks. Anthony S. Battaglia of Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & Wein received the George C. Carr Memorial Award by the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Thomas C. Dearing of Fowler White Boggs Banker in Jacksonville was elected to the board of directors of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Northeast Florida. Martin A. Soll of Salmon & Dulberg Mediation Services was admitted to The National Academy of Arbitrators. Rhea F. Law of Fowler White Boggs Banker in Tampa was elected to the Florida Council of 100’s Executive Committee. Judge Shirley Green of the Seventh Judicial Circuit in Volusia County attended a workshop on “The Judge as a Fact Finder and Decision Maker” at the American Academy of Judicial Education. Jack A. Weiss of Fowler White Boggs Banker in St. Petersburg was elected vice chair of the Pinellas County Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Citizens Advisory Committee. Roland Gomez of Miami was elected to the board of directors of Pet Rescue. The Miami Lakes Optimist Club also gave $1,000 scholarships to an outstanding boy and girl in honor of Gomez, who coached youth events for the Optimist Club for 20 years. Neil A. Roddenbery of GrayRobinson was appointed by Gov. Jeb Bush as a circuit judge for the 10th Judicial Circuit which includes Polk, Highlands, and Hardee counties. Harvey V. Cohen of Cohen Battisti was interviewed by Danny Ramos on Hispanic Achievers TV on Orange TV Channel 9 about his volunteer efforts to assist juveniles who are being prosecuted. Andrew J. Markus of Carlton Fields spoke at the annual meeting of the U.S. Mexico Law Institute in Dallas. Markus spoke on “The Use of U.S. Business Organizations in Cross Border Investment.”The Ft. Lauderdale office of Greenberg Traurig was a major corporate sponsor of the “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs” exhibit underway at the Museum of Art in Ft. Lauderdale. Ben Phipps presented a paper at the 2005 Annual Property Tax Symposium of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation in San Antonio. Jason M. Murray of Carlton Fields in Miami was elected to membership in The American Law Institute. Thomas A. Dye of Carlton Fields in West Palm Beach wrote a chapter in the book Inside the Minds: Winning Legal Strategies for ADR, published by Aspatore Books. Dye’s chapter focuses on applying negotiation strategy to litigation, arbitration, and mediation. Thomas Katz of Ruden McClosky in Ft. Lauderdale spoke on “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Charitable Contributions of Real Property and Other Illiquid Assets, and Hot Topics for Like-Kind Exchanges” at a continuing education seminar sponsored by the Gulf Coast Community Foundation of Venice. Anna Marie Hernandez of Kubicki Draper was elected to serve on the board of directors of the Cuban-American Bar Association for 2006. She was also elected to serve as secretary of the organization for the same term. Rep. Jeff Kottkamp, R-Cape Coral,of Morgan & Morgan in Ft. Myers was appointed chair of the Judiciary Appropriations Committee by the speaker of the Florida House of Representatives. January 15, 2006 News & Notes January 15, 2006 News and Noteslast_img read more

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Wynnum cottage steeped in bayside history

first_imgThe home has timber floorboards and character features.“They worked out of Wynnum Creek, which runs behind the house,” he said. “All the boats used to be at the back (of the houses) and all the nets.“The other fishermen used to come and go all the time and they would have smoke boxes down there and they would come home and smoke the fish.” More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020Mrs Hazel passed away two years ago and Mr Warriner bought her home from his mum and aunt.“We renovated it because it was a little bit old and tattered. We polished all the floors inside, painted it and renovated the bathroom,” he said. The home at 44 Saint Catherines Tce, WynnumA SLICE of bayside history will be up for grabs when this post-war cottage goes under the hammer next month.The two-bedroom, one-bathroom home at 44 St Catherines Tce, Wynnum, has been in the same family for three generations. Thomas “Bondy” Hazel and his wife Hazel Hazel, nee Crouch, built the home next door to Hazel’s parents and across the road from her brother’s house. Mr and Mrs Hazel’s grandson, Nathan Warriner, said his grandfather, great-grandfather and great-uncles were all well-known Moreton Bay fishermen and the St Catherines Tce homes were part of a little fishing community. The bathroom has been completely renovated.The home is on a 713sq m block on two lots. It has open living, dining and kitchen areas, a family bathroom and a sleep-out. The master bedroom has a bay window with under bench storage and security screens. Outside there is an undercover patio and a carport. “It’s a really nice little home,” Mr Warriner said. “It’s really quiet and you get a bit of sea breeze through in summer. “There’s a sleep-out at the front and it’s nice to sit out there and get the morning sun in winter.” The Wynnum property is being marketed by Gail Gobey and Ian Gobey of Sash & Gable Property. The home will be auctioned on June 11 at 11am.last_img read more

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3 dead including a 6-year-old at a garlic festival in California

first_imgThree people are dead and 15 others have been injured after a shooting occurred at a California Garlic festival.The incident occurred on the last day of the festival around 5:30 p.m in Gilory, California.According to Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee, the gunman cut through a fence bordering the event to avoid security and opened fire on the crowd of people.Officials reported to the shooting with minutes but not before the gunman killed three people including a 6-year-old and injured 15 others.  At least five of those victims were treated and released, however, several others remain under hospital care with injuries ranging from severe to critical.Chief Smithee: Gun shots were heard around 5:41pm and officers engaged #GilroyActiveShooter in less than a minute. Witnesses stated there may be a 2nd shooter, investigation continues.— Gilroy Police (@GilroyPD) July 29, 2019 Some witnesses reported that there may have been another gunman, but authorities reported that they are unsure if that person was just providing assistance or if that person was involved.As of Sunday evening, authorities were still investigating the possibility of the second gunman.last_img read more

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Archery Guyana gets affiliation to the National Paralympic Committee

first_imgARCHERY Guyana has secured a historic first in achieving affiliate status with the National Paralympic Committee of Guyana.This achievement typifies Archery Guyana’s desire and drive to ensure that every Guyanese archer, however talented they are, be afforded the very best opportunity to excel and pursue their dreams and ambitions of participation at the highest levels of the sport of Archery.On Wednesday president of Archery Guyana, Mohamed Khan, and secretary-general, Vidushi Persaud-McKinnon, received the Certificate of Affiliate status from president of the National Paralympic Committee of Guyana (NPCG) Wilton Spencer and secretary-general. Beverly Pile.Spencer noted that the NPCG is internationally affiliated to the International Paralympic Committee and emphasised how pleased he was to grant affiliate status to Archery Guyana.At the moment Archery Guyana is the first and only affiliate sporting body to the NPCG.Khan noted Archery Guyana’s pleasure in achieving this status, as being not only ground-breaking, but also completing a circle of objectives desired by Archery Guyana.With this status every single Guyanese archer of every capability can now compete at the highest level in the sport of Archery.last_img read more