OUR POSITION: Florida lawmakers and Congress need to step up their oversight of guardianship programs while investigating and properly funding the state office responsible for protecting our elderly.
Every time Venice makes another “Best places” list, we like to mention it in the paper. This is a special city and its residents are proud of it, whether they’re natives or recent arrivals.
Gideon John Tucker, a 19th-century lawyer, newspaper editor and politician, seems to have the best claim to have created this classic quip: “No man’s life, liberty or property are safe while the Legislature is in session.”
Tonight, look up at the moon. Neil Armstrong’s footprints are still there, undisturbed by the passing of half a century. Two-thirds of today’s Americans weren’t even born when he hopped down the last rung of the lunar module’s ladder and quietly declared, “That’s one small step for (a) man, …
A few weeks before the scheduled launch of Apollo 11, which was intended to land the first humans on the moon, presidential speechwriter William Safire got a call from Apollo 8 astronaut Frank Borman. He suggested that the White House might want to have a speech ready in case the mission went awry.
We published an editorial a few weeks ago about the Venice City Council’s decision to install surveillance cameras to record activity downtown and at the airport.