Bill Buck Chevrolet thanks Venice football team

SARASOTA COUNTY – Down the road in South Sarasota County the Indians are looking for back to back regional titles. Last night one of their sponsors, Bill Buck Chevrolet, held a thank you/ good luck dinner for the team at Bogey’s in Venice. I’m sure you’ve seen those Bill Buck commercials here on SNN featuring the 2017 Indians team. It’s a relationship that has worked out well for both parties involved. The Indians play Friday night at...

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Venice volleyball state bound

VENICE- The Venice volleyball team received warm send-off Friday morning at Venice Elementary. The post Venice volleyball state bound appeared first on SNN TV.

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Venice City commissioners question banning shark fishing at pier

VENICE- City commissioners are addressing complaints of potential disorderly conduct at the Venice Fishing Pier. “There’s a lot of people that have never caught a shark that come on vacation and want to catch a shark. And you’re going to tell them they can’t do that,” said Melvin Larsen, a shark fisher. Most Suncoast fishermen are pointing the finger at a smaller group. “A group of hooligans that want to come out and create problems...

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Venice, Booker Middle, and Riverview teachers honored

SARASOTA- According to the Herald Tribune more than 700 Sarasota County teachers were nominated for Teacher of the Year. Bethany Burnett a Venice Elementary School, fifth grade inclusion teacher, Allison Cohen a Booker Middle School sixth grade math teacher and Es Swihart a Riverview High School, English teacher are this year’s 3 final nominees. The district Teacher of the Year for 2018 will be chosen from these three finalists and...

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Venice City Council Revisiting Cost Of Fire Service

VENICE- The Venice city council revisits the cost of fire services. They will decide Tuesday whether to put consolidation with Sarasota county back on the table for its new fire department advisory group, as it weighs how to pay for city fire services. The Herald Tribune says, if approved, a referendum could be placed on the March 2018 ballot. The charter empowers the city manager to appoint and remove the city police chief, fire...

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“The Kindness Rocks Program” taking Venice by storm

VENICE-A teacher’s art project, called School of Rocks, sweeps through Venice. Garden Elementary School art teacher, Joanna Davis’ big idea, Venice Rocks, has swept through not only the school, but the neighborhood at large; which makes Venice the latest community to join an unofficial and spontaneous national movement called “The Kindness Rocks Program”. According to the Herald Tribune, “The Kindness Rocks Program” is barely 2 years...

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