War in Ukraine

These Pictures Tell the Story of the Ongoing Russian Attack on Ukraine

Bradenton photographer Allan Mestel recently traveled to the war-torn country to share the stories of civilians whose "lives are on hold," he says.

07/21/2022 By Kim Doleatto

New Book Alert

A Former Intelligence Officer and Sarasota Resident Recounts His Experience With the 1983 Nuclear Crisis

Brian J. Morra's new historical thriller, "The Able Archers," is a fictionalized account of a very real event.

06/08/2022 By Chloe Nelson

International Conflict

Local Ukrainians Share Their Opinions on the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

A community rally and concert this weekend in North Port aim to promote solidarity and raise funds.

02/25/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Unity Awards

Nancy Parrish Is Reforming the Military Justice System

Parrish's Protect Our Defenders is the preeminent organization dedicated to ending the epidemic of sexual violence, victim retaliation and racism in the military.

01/04/2022 By Heather Dunhill

Fast Track

Sarasota Military Academy Teacher Wins Army Instructor of the Year Award

Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Morris "Ben" Weiss was honored for his effectiveness and dedication to the classroom and the community.

06/15/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Military Academy Foundation Appoints New Executive Director

Rafael E. Robles was previously the chief philanthropy officer at Loveland Center, Inc.

06/11/2020 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Military Academy Director Recognized with Rotary Vocational Service Award

Christina Bowman was recognized with the award as a special surprise during the Rotary Club’s monthly meeting, held via video chat.

05/20/2020 By Staff

Education

Buchanan Announces Service Academy Nominations

His nominations include 17 students from Sarasota and Manatee counties.

02/26/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Sarasota Military Academy Raises $82,000 Through Donor Match Campaign

Phyllis Siskel matched $41,000 collected by Sarasota Military Academy cadets.

01/16/2020 By Staff

Education

Sarasota Charter School Program Wins International Education Award

Sarasota Military Academy's Operation Outbreak was named the world’s most innovative hybrid learning program.

12/26/2019 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Military Academy Invited to Reimagine Education Awards in London

The school was recognized for its Operation Outbreak program, which offered students the experience of participating of a disease outbreak scenario.

11/08/2019 By Staff

Education

Sarasota Professional Named Air Force Association STEM Teacher of the Year

Brown received accolades for his previous achievements and the “Inspire Project” curriculum.

10/18/2019 By Staff

Lectures

Sarasota Military Academy Announces 2019-2020 'Inspire Project' Speaker List

The programming focuses on three topics: health, equality and the Earth.

10/04/2019 By Staff

Technology

Wireless Communications Company Rebrands

Sarasota's xG Technology, Inc., recently changed its corporate name to Vislink Technologies, Inc.

02/28/2019 By Staff

Politics

Former Colin Powell Aide to Speak in Sarasota

Retired U.S. Army Col. Lawrence Wilkerson will speak at the annual dinner of Florida Veterans for Common Sense.

02/01/2018 By Staff

Technology

Tech Company Completes First Delivery in New U.S. Army Contract

Integrated Microwave Technology, LLC, recently completed delivery of hand-held intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance receiver devices.

12/27/2017 By staff

Deals

Army Awards Contract Worth Almost $12.6 Million to Subsidiary of Sarasota Company

A subsidiary of Sarasota's xG Technology, Inc., will supply handheld intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance receiver devices.

11/27/2017 By staff

Education

Military Academy Adds Two New Board Members

Sarasota Military Academy recently welcomed two new members to its governing board of directors.

08/30/2016 Research by staff

Off the Clock

Attorney David Silberstein Teaches High School Golf

Attorney David Silberstein took his love for golf and dedication to helping young people and turned it into a volunteer role as high school golf coach.

01/11/2016 By Ilene Denton