…about the author.

I am a native Amelia Islander. This blog began as a way to write about a specific environmental concern and find an outlet for, I hope, positive ideas. Eventually the topics became more varied and cover anything from a new restaurant, to tax incentives for green construction.

Thanks for reading!

Edward E. Boner

  • Attorney Steven M. Fahlgren appointed as Circuit Court Judge
    Submitted by Susan Hardee Steger January 28, 2015 5:27 p.m. According to Judge Robert M. Foster, Attorney Steven M. Fahlgren has been appointed by Governor Rick Scott to serve as a Circuit Court Judge for the 4th Judicial Circuit Court … Continue reading →
  • Friends of the Library announce Black History Month events
    Submitted by Wilma Allen Communications Chair Friends of the Library January 28, 2015 4:00 p.m. The Nassau County Library Fernandina Beach Branch announces two Black History Month events: the 26th Annual National African American Read-In on Feb. 2, and a … Continue reading →
  • New group bicycle ride on Amelia Island Trail
    Submitted by Mike Pikula January 28, 2015 1:00 p.m. The North Florida Bicycle Club (NFBC) has organized a new group bicycle ride just for Amelia Island’s “social” riders, families, and riders who prefer to avoid traffic. This new ride will … Continue reading →
  • 8th Street working group meets
    Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst January 28, 2015 6:17 a.m. The Land Development Code and Economic Development Working Group met on January 20, 2015 to continue its discussions on the 8th Street Corridor in Fernandina Beach. … Continue reading →
  • PAB subcommittee listens to public concerns on hazardous materials, potential cruise port
    Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst January 27, 2015 1:00 p.m.   On January 22, 2015, the Planning Advisory Board (PAB) of the city of Fernandina Beach met as a subcommittee of the whole to consider public … Continue reading →
  • How much $ does a local elected official earn?
    Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst January 27, 2015 11:14 a.m. Have you ever wondered how the salaries of local elected officials are set in Florida? Determining the compensation of Florida’s county constitutional officers harkens back to … Continue reading →
  • Amelia Island Book Festival presents Carolyn Curry, Ph.D. A compelling speaker with a spell-binding story
    January 27, 2015 6:30 a.m. Amelia Island Book Festival Media Release Marie Fenn 904.647.4221, or Debra Craig 904.624.1665 The Amelia Island Book Festival is proud to present award winning author and a champion of women, Carolyn Curry, Ph.D., as the … Continue reading →
  • Plane Crash near Fernandina Beach Airport
    Submitted by Susan Hardee Steger January 26, 2015 2:38 p.m. A 1973 Cessna 150 piloted by Walter McFadden of Fernandina Beach, crashed  near the Fernandina Beach Airport on Sunday, January 25. A Fernandina Beach police officer was dispatched to Crane Island, … Continue reading →
  • Averting Disaster – An opinion
    Submitted by Faith Ross January 26, 2015 1:00 a.m. On Thursday afternoon, January 22 at 3:30 pm the Planning Advisory Board met with various members of the public concerning the use and storage of certain hazardous materials. However, in my … Continue reading →
  • Fernandina Beach Business and Building Starts: December 2014
    Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst January 26, 2015 9:00 a.m.   The Fernandina Observer welcomes the following businesses newly licensed to operate in our city last month.   Business Address Owner Type of Business Lisa’s Home … Continue reading →

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