98-year-old St. Johns County man puts 4,000 miles on his ‘trike’ riding in his neighborhood

98-year-old Edmund Barron, a resident of St. Johns County, Florida, is known for socializing with his neighbors while riding his electric trike. Barron and his wife, Florence, moved to the area in August 2020 and are the oldest couple in their community. The couple, who have been married for 69 years, have five children, 14 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Barron, a World War II navy veteran, has been diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis but remains active, recently clocking 4,000 miles on his trike. Despite some health issues for both, the couple enjoys watching home movies and cherishes their long, happy marriage.…

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Body of man who disappeared while kayaking found north of Vilano Beach, family says

The body of Eiffel Gilyana, a 46-year-old man who disappeared while kayaking near the St. Augustine inlet, has been found north of Vilano Beach, Florida. Gilyana was not wearing a life jacket when he went missing. The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search after covering 341 square miles of ocean. However, Taskforce Hydro 1, a local veteran non-profit, continued the search. Gilyana was in an outrigger canoe when he disappeared. His body was found by local fishermen accounting to reports. More… Read Full story: Action News Jax

Merry Fishmas!

By Capt. Adam Morley On a chilly morning, as winter’s embrace touched the Matanzas River with a festive crispness, my friends Mike, also known as the St. Augustine Sandman, and Jake joined me aboard the skiff, eager to unwrap the secrets hidden beneath the cool, clear waters. The flats, like a snowy canvas, seemed to be holding their breath, creating an illusion of stillness in the holiday air. As I guided the skiff through the shallows, the riverbed revealed its own kind of holiday magic. Initially appearing devoid of life, it was a quiet prelude to the enchanting spectacle awaiting…

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HORRORscopes for the week of Dec 25, 2023

Aries (March 21 – April 19): You’re in for an exciting month, Aries! Unfortunately, I don’t mean exciting in a good way. Brace yourself for a rollercoaster ride of frustration, disappointment, and missed opportunities. Just remember, it’s not your fault that the universe seems to have a personal vendetta against you. Taurus (April 20 – May 20): This month, Taurus, expect nothing but mediocrity. Your goals will remain out of reach, and your efforts will go unnoticed by everyone around you. It’s as if the cosmos wants to remind you that you’re just a small, insignificant speck in the grand…

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