FCL Community Archives - FirstCoast.Life
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08 July

Reading Time: < 1 minute Yearning to Write Again? Calling all First Coast writers to share that life snapshot about YOU. Everyone has a story to tell, what’s yours? You don’t have to be a professional, just have fun with it. Submission is easy and here’s the link: https://firstcoast.life/submit-photos-stories/ Contest rules – No entry fee – Must be a First […]

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23 June

Reading Time: < 1 minute Conveniently located adjacent to the farmers market, the arts market features local arts & crafts by talented artisans and creative folks from the community. A variety of vendors will be on hand, selling their handmade goods and art. The organizers are accepting applications for new vendors, as well. Click the link below for details or […]

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08 April

Reading Time: 2 minutes How long have you lived at the First Coast? Since the summer of 1982 Where do you live now? Near Atlantic Beach What was your first job? Set appointments for a company called DynaGym – I moved to Jacksonville for a job at Ch. 4 Have you ever met anyone famous? Yes, several – music, […]

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23 March

Reading Time: 3 minutes Full Name John Miller How long have you lived at the First Coast? 34 years, which coincidentally is JM (my initials) sideways! I have lived in Atlantic Beach and Jacksonville Beach, and worked in both of those as well as Ponte Vedra and Neptune Beach Where do you live now? Jacksonville Beach – 30 years […]

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16 March

Reading Time: < 1 minute Full Name Joseph Gabriel How long have you lived at the First Coast? Native born in Jax and lived a bit overseas (Kuwait, Turkey and California) before coming back to Jax in 1993. Where do you live now? Atlantic Beach Age 39 Family Wife and Two Kids Occupation Real Estate Agent How long in area? […]

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08 March

Reading Time: < 1 minute Meet Sandra Hanania – Rapid Fire How long have you lived at the First Coast? 45 years Where do you live now? Atlantic Beach Age 56 Family 3kids Occupation Josephs Pizza How long in area? 15 years Favorite place to go in the First Coast? Atlantic Beach Favorite movie Pretty Woman If you could have […]

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01 March

Reading Time: 2 minutes How long have you lived at the First Coast? 60 years. Moved to Atlantic Beach at age 5. Moved to P.V. in 1975-2012. Had a Central FL farm that was a weekend retreat and supposed to be the retirement dream place. Moved back to Atlantic Beach in Fall 2018 and here I will stay. Where […]

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22 February

Reading Time: 3 minutes Get to Know Stephanie Baptist How long have you lived at the First Coast? I was born & raised in Jacksonville, FL, & I’ve lived here my whole life, with the exception of escaping to Hawaii for 6 months. I’m now a resident of Atlantic Beach, & have been for 11 1/2 years. Where do […]

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29 January

Reading Time: < 1 minute Beaches Go Green has partnered with WJXT News4Jax/River City Live and is celebrating their Positively Jax efforts with this community cleanup on 2/20/21. This cleanup has 3 beach locations – Beaches Town Center (Atlantic Blvd Beach Access) Jacksonville Beach (Oceanfront Park) Ponte Vedra Beach (Mickler Beach Access) Each location will have pre-event beach yoga at […]

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27 January

Reading Time: < 1 minute Story Tellers: Beaches Women Mayors January 30, 11:00 a.m. Beaches Museum will host “Story Tellers: Beaches Women Mayors” on Saturday, January 30, at 11:00 a.m. The three current beaches mayors, Elaine Brown, Chris Hoffman and Ellen Glasser and past mayors Suzanne Shaughnessy, Harriet Pruette and Carolyn Woods will discuss their service to the community and […]

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16 January

Reading Time: 3 minutes SAND LIFE LAW JUDGE JOHN: OBSERVATIONS ON LAWS THAT AFFECT LIVING AT THE BEACHES “KEEP OFF THE DUNES” Regularly, Judge John encounters the nicest people standing or sitting on the Sand Dunes or allowing their children to play on them. It seems so harmless for just one or two people to be on the dunes, […]

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05 January

Reading Time: 2 minutes How long have you lived at the First Coast? Born NJ; moved to Jax 6months old; moved to Gainesville for 4 years to attend UF; back to Jax; studied in Guadalajara, Mexico 6 months; back to Jax for two years; moved to Panama City for 3 yeas; moved to Maryland for 5 years; back to […]

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26 December

Reading Time: 3 minutes Old Ways – 12/18/20 As 2020 mercifully comes to a close, it’s a good time to take a reflective lens and consider lessons we’ve learned this year that will help us in the future. We often learn more from our struggles and failures than from our triumphs. As someone who has always valued improvisation and […]

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15 December

Reading Time: 3 minutes SAND LIFE LAW JUDGE JOHN: OBSERVATIONS ON LAWS THAT AFFECT LIVING AT THE BEACHES “LEASH THAT STICK” A Leash is the cord or tether that connects to a surfboard and then is fastened to the ankle. The purpose is to keep the board nearby after a surfer is no longer on his or her board. […]

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02 December

Reading Time: 4 minutes SAND LIFE LAW -“PICK IT UP AND PITCH IN” JUDGE JOHN: Observations on laws that affect living at the Beaches Regularly, Judge John encounters trash destroying the beauty of our North East Florida Beaches. In fact, Judge John has often commented that July 5 is his least favorite day of the year. Why our fellow […]

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28 November

Reading Time: 2 minutes Full Name Scotie Cousin How long have you lived at the First Coast? 7 years in First Coast, 12 in Chicago, 10 in Atlanta, 18 in Houston Where do you live now? West Atlantic Beach, Fl. Age 57 Family Wife is Laura Cousin Occupation Artist and optimist How long in area? 7 years Favorite place […]

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