Environmental Impact Sarasota Powerboat

If you’re planning on going to the Hotel Planner Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix, you should be mindful that you’re sharing the beach with more than just spectators. The post Environmental Impact Sarasota Powerboat appeared first on SNN TV.

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Siesta Key reality rapper popped for pot possession

SARASOTA – It’s a new reality for Siesta Key’s Pauly Paul after he is arrested. Paul Apostolides, or Pauly Paul, got popped for possession of marijuana. He is known as a wannabe rapper on the MTV reality show “Siesta Key” and he was arrested in Sarasota for felony marijuana possession of over 20 grams. He posted bail for the marijuana charge and a previous contempt of court charge. Apostolides is the cousin of “Siesta Key” star Alex...

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Sarasota schools’ new police chief has blips on past employment screen

SARASOTA – The newly–hired police chief of Sarasota schools has a complicated past. According to the Herald Trubune, as a police officer, Paul Grohowski was involved in an internal affairs investigation that led to the firing of Port St. Lucie’s assistant city attorney. In February 2012, Grohowski was called to a police traffic stop of Port St. Lucie’s assistant city attorney, Gabrielle Taylor. She was pulled over after an officer...

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Car crash sends two to the hospital

VENICE – A head on collision sends two people to the hospital this morning. Florida Highway Patrol says it happened around 11 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Englewood Rd. FHP tells SNN a vehicle was driving south bound and was attempting to turn left on Englewood Rd when the driver hit another vehicle driving north bound on u.s. 41. FHP says there are no fatalities and both people who were sent to the hospital are in stable...

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Feel Good Friday: Children’s Garden & Art Center

SARASOTA – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at The Children’s Garden & Art Center in Sarasota. The nonprofit is hosting a series of camps this summer. This week featured the Outdoor Summer Art Camp, where children put their creativity on display with lots of colors. The Nature Survivor Camp and Gnome Sweet Home Camp are upcoming. There’s also a special Father’s Day event planned and a...

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Putnam office gave concealed-carry permits without checks

TALLAHASSEE – Background checks were not done for over a year on prospective gun owners while a candidate for Florida governor was in charge of those checks. Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam’s department issued concealed–weapons licenses to nearly 300 applicants who should have been disqualified, and yet he says there was no threat to the public. He also said those applicants who would not have been eligible, have had those...

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