STOCK PHOTO | A beach in Florida.
I wrote recently about my February road trip to points south. There were stops along the way, but a good portion of time was spent in southwest Florida. The weather was absolutely perfect as far as I was concerned even though some of the Floridians I met were complaining about the “winter heat wave” they were enduring. I had no problem with it.
My trip lasted some three weeks. I arrived back on the Island last Saturday. (more…)
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Jason A. Green captained his last South Ferry crossing at the helm of the M/V Southside on Friday, December 23 after 39 years with the company. Family and crew members greeted him at dockside and the M/V Lt. Joe Theinert gave Captain Green a firehose salute to mark the occasion of his retirement. Captain Green leaves quite a family legacy at South Ferry, which employs Captain Seth Green, Captain Keturah Green, Captain Jason T. Green and his nephew Scott Overstreet.
South Ferry Company President Cliff Clark said later, “Jason was so much more than the captain of a ferry boat, although he did that to the highest level. He brought a spirit with him — a gentleness and a kindness — that bespoke his deep faith.”