Memorial Day Parade honors fallen heroes
Memorial Day Parade honors fallen heroes

Despite many viewing Memorial Day as a day of sales or a day off of work, downtown Sarasota was flooded with people for the Memorial Day Parade to honor those who lost their lives serving our country.

19 hrs 44 mins ago by Sydney Roell
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May 28th, 4:21 PM EDT by Sydney Roell
New playground coming to Bayfront Park
New playground coming to Bayfront Park

The city of Sarasota will replace the Allen Playground and Steigerwalt-Jockey Children’s Fountain.

May 27th, 5:25 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
SMH Sarasota campus recertified as Level II Trauma Center
SMH Sarasota campus recertified as Level II Trauma Center

It's the county's only trauma center, meaning it's equipped with advanced treatments, technology, and highly skilled trauma surgeons and subspecialists who offer round-the-clock lifesaving care.

May 27th, 5:18 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
Hundreds honor the lives of fallen heroes
Hundreds honor the lives of fallen heroes

A Memorial Day Tribute honored the lives of fallen military members through music, poetry, names of fallen heroes spoken, and more.

May 27th, 4:48 PM EDT by Sydney Roell
Malaria case confirmed in Sarasota
Malaria case confirmed in Sarasota

Health officials say they're working with local governments and county mosquito control, including conducting aerial and ground mosquito spraying.

May 27th, 12:19 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
Nearly 16-year-old Downtown Sarasota restaurant sold
Nearly 16-year-old Downtown Sarasota restaurant sold

Jeremy Duclut bought the locations. He's from Burgundy, France and is owner/partner of Wooden Rooster and the Dirty Shirley in St. Pete.

May 27th, 12:15 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
Former sheriff among those vying for Detert's commission seat
Former sheriff among those vying for Detert's commission seat

SARASOTA COUNTY (SNN TV) May 26, 2023 - The late Nancy Detert was an acting Sarasota County Commissioner when she passed away last month, so now her commission seat is open. According to the Herald Tribune, former Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight is amo

May 26th, 8:11 PM EDT by Don Brennan
A Different Type of Algae Threatens Suncoast
A Different Type of Algae Threatens Suncoast

It’s not red tide, it’s not seaweed. It’s trichodesmuim and it’s a different algae. It has negative effects on humans and it’s headed towards the Suncoast.

May 26th, 5:25 PM EDT by Alex Vaughn
Original Riverview Ram retires after illustrious career
Original Riverview Ram retires after illustrious career

SARASOTA COUNTY (SNN TV) May 26, 2023 - A momentous day today. The last day of school for Sarasota County...and the last day in the career of Kay Shepard at Riverview HS. Kay is Riverview through-and-through. She was in the very first graduating class eve

May 26th, 4:38 PM EDT by Don Brennan
Price to increase on Bobby Jones Golf Club renovation
Price to increase on Bobby Jones Golf Club renovation

SARASOTA (SNN TV) May 25, 2023 - Like my golf scores, the price to complete the renovations at Sarasota's Bobby Jones Golf Club is getting higher instead of lower. Last week, Sarasota city commissioners heard a construction proposal to consider an investm

May 25th, 10:26 PM EDT by Don Brennan
Bay Runner shuttle modifies schedule for summer
Bay Runner shuttle modifies schedule for summer

SARASOTA (SNN TV) May 25, 2023 - All aboard! A public service announcement as the popular Bay Runner is modifying its schedule for the summer. As of June 1, the new hours of operation will be: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday through Thursday. 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.,

May 25th, 6:37 PM EDT by Don Brennan
Sarasota County receives a $14.5 million NOAA grant for water quality
Sarasota County receives a $14.5 million NOAA grant for water quality

Sarasota County now has the means to cut down on red tide and lower flood risks.  

May 25th, 4:52 PM EDT by Briana Bozkurt
"Thunder by the Bay" throws thank-you party
"Thunder by the Bay" throws thank-you party

LAKEWOOD RANCH (SNN TV) May 24, 2023 - "Thunder by the Bay" Is hosting a thank you party for all sponsors and volunteers that participated in the festival. SNN's Sydney Roell is in Lakewood Ranch with Luci Nicandri and the details. Here is the interview:

May 24th, 10:12 PM EDT by Don Brennan
SRQ Airport prepares for busiest Memorial Day Weekend to date
SRQ Airport prepares for busiest Memorial Day Weekend to date

An unprecedented number of people will be traveling Memorial Day Weekend.

May 24th, 4:49 PM EDT by Briana Bozkurt
Suncoast hospital teams up with Fire Departments
Suncoast hospital teams up with Fire Departments

Our new Firefighter Cancer Collaborative, is the focus on it being truly a collaborative. And not just a program that is one direction, but is bi directional. To make sure that your employees and the members of your team are not only educated, but

May 24th, 4:34 PM EDT by Eric Wilson
Local Group Promoting LGBTQ+ Awareness
Local Group Promoting LGBTQ+ Awareness

Project Pride is built out of giving exposure to the LGBT community,

May 24th, 3:40 PM EDT by Eric Wilson
El Niño and the Upcoming Hurricane Season
El Niño and the Upcoming Hurricane Season

The transition from La Nina, to El Nino is going to have a major impact on humans, especially here on the Suncoast. And to add to the soon to be El Nino season, we are already experiencing record high sea surface temperatures.

May 23rd, 5:02 PM EDT by Alex Vaughn
Sarasota Square Mall to be demolished
Sarasota Square Mall to be demolished

One developer hopes to give the property a makeover.

May 23rd, 1:01 PM EDT by Sydney Roell
Sarasota PD begins "Click it or ticket" campaign
Sarasota PD begins "Click it or ticket" campaign

SARASOTA (SNN TV) May 22, 2023 - It is time to remind drivers...and passengers that wearing your seatbelt can save lives, and not wearing it can do the opposite, and get you a citation. The Click It or Ticket campaign began today and it runs through June

May 22nd, 10:24 PM EDT by Don Brennan
A Helping Hand: Disabled Suncoast veteran struggles after bike is stolen
A Helping Hand: Disabled Suncoast veteran struggles after bike is stolen

A Suncoast veteran relies on his electric bike to get around.

May 22nd, 5:11 PM EDT by Briana Bozkurt
Alligator Creek Restoration
Alligator Creek Restoration

Sarasota County has been selected to receive a grant of $14.5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The grant will be used for cleaning up Alligator Creek. 

May 22nd, 4:07 PM EDT by Alex Vaughn
80 Mile Paddle for Cystic Fibrosis
80 Mile Paddle for Cystic Fibrosis

A Sarasota lifeguard is paddling 80 miles from the Bahamas to Florida. The journey is to raise money and awareness for cystic fibrosis. 

May 21st, 4:13 PM EDT by Alex Vaughn
Boating Safety Inspection Day at Centennial Park
Boating Safety Inspection Day at Centennial Park

The Sarasota Police Department says safety equipment checks are often overlooked in the excitement of the holiday weekend.

May 21st, 10:16 AM EDT by Sydney Roell
Organizations come together to gift 100 iPads to students
Organizations come together to gift 100 iPads to students

The lives of students living at the 1500 North Orange Mobile Home Park were changed for good after a bulk donation of iPads.

May 21st, 10:09 AM EDT by Sydney Roell
FPL asks state government to reduce proposed gas costs
FPL asks state government to reduce proposed gas costs

If you're a customer, that would translate to a small decrease in your bill by around four dollars if you use 1000 kilowatts of energy.

May 20th, 5:03 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
Proposed Isola Casa condominium sails through Venice Planning Commission
Proposed Isola Casa condominium sails through Venice Planning Commission

The Herald-Tribune reports the Isola Casa development received unanimous approval and no public opposition.

May 20th, 4:57 PM EDT by Marco La Manno

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