Submitted by stacey.rinaldi@... on Mon, 12/12/2011 - 11:07
FORT PIERCE — About 50 people braved a rainstorm to get a brief visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus as Florida East Coast Railway's second annual Toys for Tots train passed through town Saturday.
While about two dozen children sat one at a time on Santa's lap, 28 of Santa's "elves" passed out treats to the children and unloaded 642 toys to the distributed later to needy children by the Marine Corps League's Jack Ivy detachment in St. Lucie County.
Submitted by stacey.rinaldi@... on Wed, 12/07/2011 - 09:33
After a year that saw very little activity, the idea of running passenger trains directly into downtown Miami is heating up, say directors of Miami's Downtown Development Authority. But they say they fear the plan might jump the tracks under the direction of the Florida Department of Transportation.
Submitted by stacey.rinaldi@... on Thu, 12/01/2011 - 09:30
By Rhonda Parker'
St. Augustine - The oldest city’s fire department and the police departments will be the site for drop off of toys for the Florida East Coast Railway and United States Marine Corp’s 2nd Annual Toys for Tots Christmas Train.
According to an FEC spokesperson, the Toys for Tots Train will make a stop in St. Augustine on December 10, 2011 at 8:45 am at the Sebastian Way Crossing north of St. Augustine, to pick up toys from the community.