Season of Sharing commences
Season of Sharing commences

SUNCOAST - It is the Season of Sharing once again as local organizations team up to Help women get back on their feet. Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center and the Women's Resource Center use Season of Sharing funding to help women regain independence. For t

19 hrs 4 mins ago by Don Brennan
Manatee County Names Top School Administrators
November 15th, 9:18 AM EST by SNN Newsroom
Band of the Week 2019 - Lakewood Ranch Marching Mustangs
Band of the Week 2019 - Lakewood Ranch Marching Mustangs

He receives a big offer to open a new school and takes it until deciding the time wasn't right. For your Band of the Week, Marco La Manno shows how heartbreak led the Marching Mustangs' band director to stay at Lakewood Ranch.

November 14th, 9:07 AM EST by Marco La Manno
7-Year-Old leaves school, gets lost
7-Year-Old leaves school, gets lost

MANATEE COUNTY - A Bradenton mother is furious after her son was released from school, and then got lost as he attempted to walk home alone.Maria Fuentes does not allow her 7-year-old son Fredy Nava to walk home from school, so every day when school gets

November 14th, 8:30 AM EST by Don Brennan
Former Manatee HS teacher's daughter arrested in her death
Former Manatee HS teacher's daughter arrested in her death

CAPE MAY, NJ/MANATEE COUNTY - Just over a year after a former Manatee High School math teacher died in New Jersey, her daughter has been arrested and charged with drugging and killing her with a cocktail of powerful drugs. Gabrielle Michaelis -Cifoni's de

November 14th, 8:22 AM EST by Don Brennan
Tidewell Hospice celebrates new Blue Butterfly Family Grief Center grand opening
Tidewell Hospice celebrates new Blue Butterfly Family Grief Center grand opening

Tidewell Hospice celebrates the grand opening of their new family grief center in Lakewood Ranch.

November 13th, 11:25 PM EST by Alejandro Romero
Fallen Bradenton soldier returns home
Fallen Bradenton soldier returns home

Bradenton - The body of Bradenton soldier who died in training accident in South Korea is coming home tonight. On Nov. 6, 20 year old Specialist Nicholas Panipinto was killed after a Bradley Fighting Vehicle rolled over. Two other soldiers were hurt.

November 13th, 7:13 PM EST by SNN Newsroom
Parking Restrictions for Village of the Arts
Parking Restrictions for Village of the Arts

Village of the Arts is becoming more parking– restricted.The major change will limit parallel parking to one side of 11th, 12th and 13th avenues.

November 11th, 9:57 AM EST by SNN Newsroom
'The Fence' exhibit coming back new and improved
'The Fence' exhibit coming back new and improved

SARASOTA - A new and improved photo exhibit returns to Benderson Park in Sarasota. 'The Fence' photo exhibit opens this Thursday, November 7 and continues through February 8 at Nathan Benderson Park, according to the Herald Tribune. Robert Frost once said

November 4th, 8:02 AM EST by Don Brennan
FSU fires Taggart from his 'dream job'
FSU fires Taggart from his 'dream job'

TALLAHASSEE - Less than 2 years. That is what Willie Taggart got in his dream job. Florida State announced yesterday during NFL action that it has fired Taggart, the now-former head football coach. The announcement coming just one day after the Noles lost

November 4th, 7:23 AM EST by Don Brennan
Daiquiri Deck is expanding to Anna Maria
Daiquiri Deck is expanding to Anna Maria

ANNA MARIA ISLAND - Daiquiri Deck is bringing its wide array of daiquiris to Anna Maria Island.According to the Herald Tribune, the three-story, 14,000-square-foot restaurant is being built on a former free parking lot. The store the lot belonged to, Brid

November 4th, 7:03 AM EST by Don Brennan
Feel Good Friday: Village of the Arts Festival Of the Skeletons Artwalk
Feel Good Friday: Village of the Arts Festival Of the Skeletons Artwalk

In this week's edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN's Grant Boxleitner spent time in Village of the Arts in Bradenton. 
This weekend's monthly Artwalk features the 15th Annual Festival of the Skeletons.

November 1st, 3:53 PM EDT by Grant Boxleitner
Final part of conversation with outgoing Herald-Tribune Opinion Editor Tom Tryon
Final part of conversation with outgoing Herald-Tribune Opinion Editor Tom Tryon

In the final part of his conversation with SNN's Grant Boxleitner, Herald-Tribune Opinion Editor shares some final thoughts about his career at the newspaper and his time on the Suncoast.

October 31st, 4:05 PM EDT by Grant Boxleitner
Sunocast law enforcement agencies wants us all to have a safe and happy Halloween
Sunocast law enforcement agencies wants us all to have a safe and happy Halloween

Halloween is here and the Sarasota and Manatee County Sheriff’s office wants all of us to have a safe and happy Halloween.

October 30th, 11:14 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
Part 3 of conversation with Herald-Tribune Opinion Editor Tom Tryon
Part 3 of conversation with Herald-Tribune Opinion Editor Tom Tryon

SARASOTA - In Part 3 of his conversation with SNN's Grant Boxleitner, outgoing Herald-Tribune Opinion Editor Tom Tryon discusses some of the impact issues he's written about over the years on the Suncoast. They include the homeless issue, Sarasota Bayfron

October 30th, 5:45 PM EDT by Grant Boxleitner
Push to make Florida's Minimum Wage $15 an Hour
Push to make Florida's Minimum Wage $15 an Hour

 The push to raise Florida's minimum wage to $15 an hour may be headed for the 2020 ballot. Florida for a Fair Wage said in a news release that the group has collected 766,260 petition signatures from registered voters

October 30th, 9:36 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Part 2 of conversation with Herald-Tribune Opinion Editor Tom Tryon
Part 2 of conversation with Herald-Tribune Opinion Editor Tom Tryon

In Part 2 of outgoing Herald-Tribune Opinion Editor Tom Tryon's conversation with SNN's Grant Boxleitner, he discusses the local readers' continued interest in the newspaper and his role in guiding the conversation. 

October 29th, 3:12 PM EDT by Grant Boxleitner
Grandfather charged in toddler's cruise ship death
Grandfather charged in toddler's cruise ship death

BRADENTON - The grandfather of the toddler girl who took a fatal fall from a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico in July was charged Monday with negligent homicide in her death.Prosecutors in San Juan say Salvatore Anello raised his 18-month-old granddaught

October 29th, 6:43 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Outgoing Opinion Editor Tom Tryon Reflects On Career At Herald-Tribune
Outgoing Opinion Editor Tom Tryon Reflects On Career At Herald-Tribune

Herald-Tribune Opinion Editor Tom Tryon has spent a journalism career at the Herald-Tribune. 
He's leaving at the end of the week after nearly 39 years at the newspaper.

October 28th, 4:16 PM EDT by Grant Boxleitner
Season On Way Back
Season On Way Back

Season,  tourist season, snowbird season, whichever name you choose to apply, foot and car traffic are about to get real. It's likely that the number of visitors will increase, but overall revenue will probably go down this year

October 28th, 9:52 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Sarasota Surge Rugby Club take on international team from the U.K. for a day of friendly competition
Sarasota Surge Rugby Club take on international team from the U.K. for a day of friendly competition

Rugby is gaining popularity in the U.S. and the Sarasota Rugby Club makes their mark on the Suncoast.

October 27th, 5:48 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
Hunsader Farm 28th annual Pumpkin Festival canceled
Hunsader Farm 28th annual Pumpkin Festival canceled

Suncoast residents were disappointed to hear the 28th annual Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival was canceled.

October 27th, 5:35 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
Diocese of Venice celebrates 35th Anniversary
Diocese of Venice celebrates 35th Anniversary

MANATEE- The Diocese of Venice celebrated their 35th anniversary at one of the first places Catholics landed in Florida. Parishioners from across the diocese celebrated Mass on the Manatee River.

October 25th, 9:00 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Bradenton PD releases video of murder suspect
Bradenton PD releases video of murder suspect

Bradenton Police Detectives has released surveillance video they believe shows a murder suspect.

October 25th, 7:10 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Residents, groups put up legal fight against proposed Cortez Bridge
Residents, groups put up legal fight against proposed Cortez Bridge

MANATEE COUNTY - Residents are putting up a legal fight against a new Cortez Bridge. Several Manatee County residents, along with two former county commissioners, are challenging the Florida Department of Transportation's decision to proceed with plans to

October 25th, 5:16 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Brooks, Yearwood may have bought hotel in Anna Maria
Brooks, Yearwood may have bought hotel in Anna Maria

HOLMES BEACH - They may have friends in low places, but they now have a high-priced place where those friends can stay. Someone recently bought the Layby Hotel Resort on Holmes Beach for $8.825 million, making it one of the largest property sales on Anna

October 25th, 4:55 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Truck suspected in hit and run crash found
Truck suspected in hit and run crash found

The truck suspected in the hit and run death of a 15 year old Manatee County teen has been recovered, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

October 24th, 3:11 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom

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