Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Cortez

Peter Osman a ‘Doggone’ good artist

Peter Osman a ‘Doggone’ good artist

CORTEZ – Peter “The Dog Man” Osman has spent the past 30 years making his whimsical “Doggone” sculptures and the past two years selling...
Albert Few, the last of 67

Albert Few, the last of 67

The fact that he’s the sole survivor of Cortez’s 67 World War II veterans is a mystery to Albert Few. “I don’t know why that...
Golf tournament honors a beloved friend

Golf tournament honors a beloved friend

CORTEZ – The life and legacy of Nancy Franklin will be celebrated with the inaugural Nancy Franklin Flippin’ Mullet Open Charity Golf Tournament on...
Cortez net camp tangled in lawsuits

Cortez net camp tangled in lawsuits

CORTEZ – Junior Guthrie’s net camp is safe – for now. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) won a summary judgment against Raymond Guthrie...

Government shutdown paused

CORTEZ – The 35 active duty men and women of the United States Coast Guard Station Cortez will get their next paycheck on Feb....
Delmar Apolonio Benefit

Delmar Apolonio remembered and celebrated

CORTEZ – The Cortez Kitchen and the friends of longtime employee Delmar Apolonio held a fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 18. The money raised will...
celebrating a late friend Fisher Life Celebration

Celebrating a late friend’s love of Florida

CORTEZ – Vermont resident David Fisher dreamed of one day retiring and spending his winters with his wife Sue at their second home in...
Newfoundlanders Explore Anna Maria

Newfoundlanders explore Anna Maria Island

CORTEZ – Newfoundland residents Pat Mooney and Cathy Tucker visit Florida every year and their first stay in the Cortez and Anna Maria Island...

Hurricane relief drive taking place in Cortez

CORTEZ – The Swordfish Grill, the Cortez Bait & Seafood Company, The Blessing Bags Project and the Service Industry Relief Festivities (SIRF) organization are...
Giving Back Billy Rice

Giving Back does it again

CORTEZ – The Swordfish Grill, Sande Caplin & Associates, The Sarasota Post, A Paradise Realty and the local community raised more than $20,000 for...
Bell Guthrie aerial

Bell submits Butler Act evidence

CORTEZ – The A.P. Bell Fish Co. submitted 44 pieces of evidence on Friday to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) that a...
Fire Stone lawsuit

Street ownership dispute prompts lawsuit

BRADENTON – Street ownership and property rights are the subjects of a lawsuit the owners of Fire & Stone Brick Oven Pizzeria have filed...
Cortez Mural

New mural a welcome sign in Cortez

CORTEZ – Rose Lipke’s “Welcome to Historic Cortez Village” mural now graces the east wall of the Village Center plaza near the corner of...

Community celebrates the coast

CORTEZ – The Coastal Community Celebration at the Florida Maritime Museum Thursday evening drew more than 100 people to celebrate World Oceans Day (June...
Cortez Memorial Day

Memorial Day at Cortez Cultural Center

The Cortez Cultural Center held an old-fashioned hot dog picnic on Memorial Day, with two veterans (top row from left), Bob Landry, who served...