Archive For The “Editors Corner” Category

The Scoop News Live Interview – Sharky’s celebrating finishing #4 in the Florida Best Beach Bars competition

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The Scoop News Live Interview – Sharky’s celebrating finishing #4 in the Florida Best Beach Bars competition

The Scoop News Live Interview – Sharky’s celebrating finishing #4 in the Florida Best Beach Bars competition       This is Francesco Saverio Abbruzzino and I’m here with Justin the owner of Sharky’s On the Pier and we’re talking about his party tomorrow night, where they celebrate their placement in the best beach bars…

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Holic’s coined response to emails regarding the Wellfield budget cut, illustrates that he just does not get it

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Holic’s coined response to emails regarding the Wellfield budget cut, illustrates that he just does not get it

Holic’s coined response to emails regarding the Wellfield budget cut, illustrates that he just does not get it     A couple people have written the council noting their objections to taking 40k out of the budget, which was geared towards Wellfield.  You can see that video report at http://www.thescoopradioshow.com/video-report-venice-budget-discussions-leads-to-wellfield-being-cut-from-the-budget-and-more-wwsb/.   As usual, the lovely Mayor…

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Venice: North Venice residents are pissed off that the city is considering affordable housing in their neck of the woods

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Venice: North Venice residents are pissed off that the city is considering affordable housing in their neck of the woods

Venice: North Venice residents are pissed off that the city is considering affordable housing in their neck of the woods     A lot of opposition is starting to flow into the City of Venice, regarding building affordable housing in northern Venice.  Some interesting lines: I have made a big investment and want to keep…

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Email To The Scoop News – I would like to do a donation drive of “Helping Bags” for the homeless you posted about yesterday

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Email To The Scoop News – I would like to do a donation drive of “Helping Bags” for the homeless you posted about yesterday

Email To The Scoop News – I would like to do a donation drive of “Helping Bags” for the homeless you posted about yesterday       Hi, Frankie. That email you received from those residents, Tom and Pat, complaining about the homeless made me want to do something proactive and helpful. I would like…

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Video Report: Venice Budget Discussions leads to Wellfield being cut from the budget and more – WWSB

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Video Report: Venice Budget Discussions leads to Wellfield being cut from the budget and more – WWSB

Video Report: Venice Budget Discussions leads to Wellfield being cut from the budget and more – WWSB     As a side note, I listened to Sarasota County parks go over their budget today with Sarasota County and I can tell you that Wellfield is not on their radar.  Their budget was increased to 15%,…

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Near drowning in Venice

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Near drowning in Venice

Near drowning in Venice     via VFD The Venice Fire Department along with Sarasota Country Fire Resue responded to a drowning at 646 Bird Bay Dr. When units arrived on scene they found a sixty four year old male lying unconscious along side the pool. Venice Police Officer Kenite Webb was patroling in the…

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Venice: Resident is very upset with the homeless ruling the streets and nothing is being done.

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Venice: Resident is very upset with the homeless ruling the streets and nothing is being done.

Venice: Resident is very upset with the homeless ruling the streets and nothing is being done.       ———- Forwarded message ———- From: “Tom and Pat   Date: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 4:01 PM -0400 Subject: homeless To: “John Holic” <JHolic@Venicegov.com>, “Kit McKeon” <KMCKEON@venicegov.com>, “Richard Cautero” <RCautero@Venicegov.com>, “Robert Daniels” <RDaniels@Venicegov.com>, “Fred Fraize” <FFraize@Venicegov.com>,…

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Bob Moore named the new CEO at Venice Regional Bayfront Health

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Bob Moore named the new CEO at Venice Regional Bayfront Health

Bob Moore named the new CEO at Venice Regional Bayfront Health     VENICE, Fla. – June, 21, 2017 – Venice Regional Bayfront Health has appointed Bob Moore Chief Executive Officer. Moore has more than 30 years of executive hospital leadership experience. For the past three years, he has served as CEO for Munroe Regional Medical…

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Email To The Scoop News – Who is making decisions for the City of Venice???

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Email To The Scoop News – Who is making decisions for the City of Venice???

Email To The Scoop News – Who is making decisions for the City of Venice???     Residents note concerns with the Venice City Council allowing non-resident and non-City of Venice business owners to sit on the cities committees as non-elected officials.  The same committees that do such things as revise the cities comprehensive plan, which…

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Email To The Scoop News – My son contracted a bacterial infection from the community pool

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Email To The Scoop News – My son contracted a bacterial infection from the community pool

Email To The Scoop News – My son contracted a bacterial infection from the community pool     Anonymous Hi if you could post this without a name that would be great! We live in Grand Palm the so called retirement community.   There is a bacterial infection going around our community and we believe…

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Sarasota: SunCoast Blood donors donates provided the 49 units of blood needed to save Angel Burt’s life

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Sarasota: SunCoast Blood donors donates provided the 49 units of blood needed to save Angel Burt’s life

Sarasota: SunCoast Blood donors donates provided the 49 units of blood needed to save Angel Burt’s life     I donate blood every two months through Suncoast and I love hearing stories like this, where the donations from so many have made it a happy Father’s Day.   Frankie Abbruzzino   SunCoast Blood Bank  …

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Holic lectures County Commissioner Mao on the Venice Community Center

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Holic lectures County Commissioner Mao on the Venice Community Center

Holic lectures County Commissioner Mao on the Venice Community Center       Question John Holic <JHolic@Venicegov.com> Today, 5:56 AM Al Maio <amaio@scgov.net>; Edward Lavallee <ELavallee@Venicegov.com> Dear Commissioner Maio, Please see the attached and please note my frustration in programs like this. There is a carrot out there, but almost every time we reach for it,…

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Venice: Residents are not happy with the city council focusing on the needs of developers, over the residents.

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Venice: Residents are not happy with the city council focusing on the needs of developers, over the residents.

Venice: Residents are not happy with the city council focusing on the needs of developers, over the residents. .     These are just a few of the many emails flowing to the council, nothing their objection to the 118 new homes development.   From: Carla Gabbard <carla.gabbard@gmail.com> Sent: Saturday, June 17, 2017 11:44 AM…

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Email To The Scoop News – Remembering single mothers this Father’s Day

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Email To The Scoop News – Remembering single mothers this Father’s Day

Email To The Scoop News – Remembering single mothers this Father’s Day     I am putting anonymous because I did not cover posting this with the individual.  However, I thought it was a communication that needed to be put out.  She referenced my article from yesterday, which can be read at: http://www.thescoopradioshow.com/my-latest-article-this-fathers-day/   Anonymous Thank…

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Holic: Sarasota County is culpable in the premature deterioration of the Community Center roof

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Holic: Sarasota County is culpable in the premature deterioration of the Community Center roof

Holic: Sarasota County is culpable in the premature deterioration of the Community Center roof          First Holic hammers the county on Tuesday for being difficult and non responsive to his communications.  Now he is calling them culpable on the demise of the community center.  Gee, I wonder why the county does want to…

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The Scoop News Video Report: Venice Vikings – Letson Stadium Status, How To Donate, & Status Of City/County Pissing Match Over Funds

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The Scoop News Video Report: Venice Vikings – Letson Stadium Status, How To Donate, & Status Of City/County Pissing Match Over Funds

The Scoop News Video Report: Venice Vikings – Letson Stadium Status, How To Donate, & Status Of City/County Pissing Match Over Funds     Information on the petition and other steps that can be taken to voice your concern with the city and county can be found at: http://www.thescoopradioshow.com/this-is-what-you-can-do-to-voice-your-concern-with-any-discussion-regarding-wellfield/           FAIR USE…

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The Scoop News – Live video from the Craft Fair and Farmers Market In Venice 6.17.17

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The Scoop News – Live video from the Craft Fair and Farmers Market In Venice 6.17.17

The Scoop News – Live video from the Craft Fair and Farmers Market In Venice 6.17.17       This is Francesco Saverio Abbruzzino with The Scoop News and now we are at the Venice Farmer’s Market on the island, it is open until 12 This is Francesco Saverio Abbruzzino with The Scoop News and…

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My latest Article:  This Fathers Day

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My latest Article:  This Fathers Day

My latest Article:  This Fathers Day by Francesco Saverio Abbruzzino, The Scoop News     This Sunday is Father’s Day.  If you are like myself, you may find it difficult to to figure out what to write in a card, we don’t even want to touch on the difficulty of picking out the perfect gift….

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Holic believe climate change is a threat that is up there with terrorism………….

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Holic believe climate change is a threat that is up there with terrorism………….

Holic believe climate change is a threat that is up there with terrorism………….       Holic is a joke.  Up there with failure to support our Vets.  Is he kidding me, after insinuating that I am a nut job due to my time in the military.  Don’t even get me started on the fact…

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Holic makes a push for license plate reading technology, to bust parking violators. 

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Holic makes a push for license plate reading technology, to bust parking violators. 

Holic makes a push for license plate reading technology, to bust parking violators.     John Holic <JHolic@Venicegov.com> Edward Lavallee <ELavallee@Venicegov.com>; Tom Mattmuller <TMattmuller@Venicegov.com>; Mike Rose <MRose@Venicegov.com Ed, Please take a look at the Motoscan article (second article on the first page). This is the type of equipment I have been recommending for parking enforcement;…

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The Scoop News (The Uncensored Report) Nets A Profit & I Am Looking For Local Sarasota County Charities To Donate The Net Revenues Too

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The Scoop News (The Uncensored Report) Nets A Profit & I Am Looking For Local Sarasota County Charities To Donate The Net Revenues Too

The Scoop News (The Uncensored Report) Nets A Profit & I Am Looking For Local Sarasota County Charities To Donate The Net Revenues Too     Over the past nine years of operating the Scoop, it has evolved with the changing times.   Earlier this year I changed to more of a video report format,…

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** Update ** Email To The Scoop News – Concerns Surrounding A Cash Only Sale At Adam Miller’s Address

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** Update ** Email To The Scoop News – Concerns Surrounding A Cash Only Sale At Adam Miller’s Address

Email To The Scoop News – Concerns Surrounding A Cash Only Sale At Adam Miller’s Address     ** Update ** This update came from a different anonymous person.  Since posting article, I have been contacted by a couple people that are very concerned with this sale.  I am not sure if anybody has posted…

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Mayor Holic Melissa to believe that what he stated about parks was misconstrued. I guess he did not know that I included the video with the article.

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Mayor Holic Melissa to believe that what he stated about parks was misconstrued.  I guess he did not know that I included the video with the article.

Mayor Holic Melissa to believe that what he stated about parks was misconstrued. I guess he did not know that I included the video with the article.     At least Holic is not calling me a liar this time, like he did the last time, despite me posting a video and email validating the…

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My email to the Venice City Council, Regarding the festival controversy from yesterday’s meeting

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My email to the Venice City Council, Regarding the festival controversy from yesterday’s meeting

My email to the Venice City Council, Regarding the festival controversy from yesterday’s meeting     ** Update ** Mayor Holic’s resopnse or lack of one………  FYI, my last paragraph was geared towards the lovely Mayor…………. 🙂 John Holic <JHolic@Venicegov.com> To Francesco Abbruzzino – BCI City Council Today at 10:11 AM Dear Mr. Abbruzzino, On…

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This is what you can do, to voice your concern with any discussion regarding Wellfield 

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This is what you can do, to voice your concern with any discussion regarding Wellfield 

This is what you can do, to voice your concern with any discussion regarding Wellfield     I wanted to comment on the dialog that took place yesterday at the Venice City Council meeting.   I believe the primary issue is that Venice wants the county to pay for maintenance and upkeep.  The county states…

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Holic is upset that the City Manager, City Clerk and his assistant were added to the city council email distribution, without his approval.

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Holic is upset that the City Manager, City Clerk and his assistant were added to the city council email distribution, without his approval.

Holic is upset that the City Manager, City Clerk and his assistant were added to the city council email distribution, without his approval.       Ed, I have been made aware that at least the following names have been added to the City Council email distribution list: Ed Lavallee Lori Stelzer Heather Taylor As…

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Breaking from the Council Meeting: Mayor Holic wants to add a review of the Venice Brew Bash and Venice MainStreet, Inc., Inc. Seafood festival, to see if Venice even wants them to take place anymore.

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Breaking from the Council Meeting: Mayor Holic wants to add a review of the Venice Brew Bash and Venice MainStreet, Inc., Inc. Seafood festival, to see if Venice even wants them to take place anymore.

Breaking from the Council Meeting: Mayor Holic wants to add a review of the Venice Brew Bash and Venice MainStreet, Inc., Inc. Seafood festival, to see if Venice even wants them to take place anymore.     Nichole Miliano Holic needs to find another city…heaven forbid Venice have any fun at all… Like · Reply…

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Venice: City of Venice considers closing down the sporting complex and making it a park

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Venice: City of Venice considers closing down the sporting complex and making it a park

Venice: City of Venice considers closing down the sporting complex and making it a park       Since Holic loves to say I am a liar, even though I include fact based links and video’s……….  I wanted to emphasize that I was typing all of this out as they spoke.  The video will be…

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Venice: Non residents and business owners are allowed to sit on committees that impact residents of the city

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Venice: Non residents and business owners are allowed to sit on committees that impact residents of the city

Venice: Non residents and business owners are allowed to sit on committees that impact residents of the city     I am watching the Venice City Council meeting and an interesting point was made, by Councilwoman Anderson.     The city allows individuals that do not live and do not own businesses within the city…

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Communication To The The Scoop News – You always break the news, but I hate video reports

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Communication To The The Scoop News – You always break the news, but I hate video reports

Communication To The The Scoop News – You always break the news, but I hate video reports by Francesco Abbruzzino, The Scoop News         Sorry. I converted to mostly video reports because I do not have the time to write articles, since this is just a side gig that covers just expenses…

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Email To The Scoop News – Sheriff and Crime Scene Tape At Shamrock Park, What Is Going On?

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Email To The Scoop News – Sheriff and Crime Scene Tape At Shamrock Park, What Is Going On?

Email To The Scoop News – Sheriff and Crime Scene Tape At Shamrock Park, What Is Going On?   My son and grandson were down shamrock park fishing came back to find this near tennis court wouldn't tell him what happen Posted by Helen Schultz on Sunday, June 11, 2017   Read more: (5) The Scoop…

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Email To The Scoop News – Has there been any news about bacteria or virus in the water at local Sarasota County beaches?

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Email To The Scoop News – Has there been any news about bacteria or virus in the water at local Sarasota County beaches?

Email To The Scoop News – Has there been any news about bacteria or virus in the water at local Sarasota County beaches?       Anonymous Please; Has there been any news about bacteria or virus in the water at local Sarasota County beaches? (Manasota Beach?) Very curious to know if this is true or…

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Dan Lobeck Email To The Venice City Council: Comp Plan Revision — The Repeal of Needed Policies

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Dan Lobeck Email To The Venice City Council: Comp Plan Revision — The Repeal of Needed Policies

Dan Lobeck Email To The Venice City Council: Comp Plan Revision — The Repeal of Needed Policies     You can see Dan Lobeck’s document where he notes his concerns with the comp plan and my video analysis at: http://www.thescoopradioshow.com/francesco-saverio-abbruzzino%e2%80%8b-with-the-scoop-news%e2%80%8b-give-an-analysis-of-dan-lobecks-meeting-covering-the-pro-development-comprehensive-plan-changes-that-the-city-of-venice-is-trying/   From: “Dan Lobeck” <dlobeck@lobeckhanson.com> Date: Sat, Jun 10, 2017 at 5:26 PM -0400 Subject: Comp…

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Letters to the City of Venice, imploring them rethink their pro development revisions to the Comprehensive Plan

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Letters to the City of Venice, imploring them rethink their pro development revisions to the Comprehensive Plan

Letters to the City of Venice, imploring them rethink their pro development revisions to the Comprehensive Plan by Francesco Abbruzzino, The Scoop News       I will post any future letters on this page.  So for, there are a few people that have written in that were responded too.  I still have to send…

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Email To The Scoop News – Another vehicle falls victim to the train station boat ramp

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Email To The Scoop News – Another vehicle falls victim to the train station boat ramp

Email To The Scoop News – Another vehicle falls victim to the train station boat ramp     The next meeting is this Tuesday at 9am.  The public comment portion takes place around 9:10, just after their proclamations. If you want to send an e-mail to the mayor and all council members, use: citycouncil@venicegov.com The…

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North Port Fire Department to give a presentation on what the department is all about, to the city council next week

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North Port Fire Department to give a presentation on what the department is all about, to the city council next week

North Port Fire Department to give a presentation on what the department is all about, to the city council next week     Jentzen Barton Good morning, My name is Jentzen and I work for the the FD in North Port. Myself and another person will be giving a small presentation about what we do…

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Email To The Scoop News – Two trucks have slid into the water at the train station, due to some slimy algae

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Email To The Scoop News – Two trucks have slid into the water at the train station, due to some slimy algae

Email To The Scoop News – Two trucks have slid into the water at the train station, due to some slimy algae     Bobby Nowlan Hey Frankie. Just wanted to send you a quick message about the Venice Ave. train station boat ramp. I’m not sure who’s responsibility it is to maintain the ramp?…

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Four bidders to replace Anita’s at the S. Jetty.  Will it change over to Bob’s Twist & Shake?

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Four bidders to replace Anita’s at the S. Jetty.  Will it change over to Bob’s Twist & Shake?

Four bidders to replace Anita’s at the S. Jetty.  Will it change over to Bob’s Twist & Shake? Francesco Abbruzzino, The Scoop News         Item 17-2748 Authorize Staff to Negotiate a Lease with the Top Ranked Proposer, Bob’s Twist & Shake, for Food Concession Services at the South Jetty/Humphris Park and if…

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Why wasn’t Charles Newsom at the Comp Plan Town Hall?  Therein lies the issue with unopposed candidates

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Why wasn’t Charles Newsom at the Comp Plan Town Hall?  Therein lies the issue with unopposed candidates

Why wasn’t Charles Newsom at the Comp Plan Town Hall?  Therein lies the issue with unopposed candidates by Francesco Abbruzzino, The Scoop News     Venice needs an individual to step up and challenge Charles Newsom.  He is running for Seat 2 and right now he is unopposed.  Therein lies the problem. There is not…

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Francesco Saverio Abbruzzino​ with The Scoop News​ – Give an analysis of Dan Lobecks meeting, covering the pro development comprehensive plan changes that the City of Venice is trying to push through.

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Francesco Saverio Abbruzzino​ with The Scoop News​ – Give an analysis of Dan Lobecks meeting, covering the pro development comprehensive plan changes that the City of Venice is trying to push through.

Francesco Saverio Abbruzzino​ with The Scoop News​ – Give an analysis of Dan Lobecks meeting, covering the pro development comprehensive plan changes that the City of Venice is trying to push through.     * Change roads from a C rating to D (A being what we should strive for) * Say’s lowering number of…

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Email To The Scoop – I think this is why the the police were visiting Attorney Adam Miller’s home and business today

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Email To The Scoop – I think this is why the the police were visiting Attorney Adam Miller’s home and business today

Email To The Scoop – I think this is why the the police were visiting Attorney Adam Miller’s home and business today         I received the post earlier today, regarding police at a local attorney’s business in Venice.  The thread was very active, with individuals wondering why the FBI was at his…

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Venice Police defensive training tactics, instructed by Officers Dan Schuler and Troy Crepeau.

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Venice Police defensive training tactics, instructed by Officers Dan Schuler and Troy Crepeau.

Venice Police defensive training tactics, instructed by Officers Dan Schuler and Troy Crepeau.                   FAIR USE STATEMENT This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. The Uncensored Report (“the site”) is making such material available…

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The Scoop News Video Report: Town Hall on Wednesday to discuss concerns with Venice’s new comp plan revisions

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The Scoop News Video Report: Town Hall on Wednesday to discuss concerns with Venice’s new comp plan revisions

The Scoop News Video Report: Town Hall on Wednesday to discuss concerns with Venice’s new comp plan revisions     I am going to try and stream tomorrow nights town hall meeting live on my Scoop News Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/TheUncensoredScoopNews/ Meeting is tomorrow: Sawgrass Community Clubhouse, 650 Sawgrass Blvd. in Venice at 6:30. You can read…

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Tim DeForest is giving a lecture at the South Venice library this Thursday at 5 PM on this history of American Comic Books and Comic Strips.

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Tim DeForest is giving a lecture at the South Venice library this Thursday at 5 PM on this history of American Comic Books and Comic Strips.

Tim DeForest is giving a lecture at the South Venice library this Thursday at 5 PM on this history of American Comic Books and Comic Strips.       William Smith Just wanted to give you a heads-up. My good buddy, Tim DeForest, is giving a lecture at the South Venice library this Thursday at…

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