North Port Amateur Radio participating in the International Field Day where they to make contact with other radio operators in all 50 states and all Canadian provinces. Their radios are powered batteries and generators and the antennas are homemade and strung up in trees. This simulates a worst case disaster where they would assist emergency communication. Stop by and visit, they are set up next to Fire Station 81 at the City Hall complex until 2pm Sunday.
Officers responded to a crash where a vehicle struck a residence early Sunday morning. A red Volvo ran the stop sign on Jeannin Drive crossing East Price Blvd then entered the yard on Amnesty Drive and struck the residence. No injuries occurred for the occupants of the vehicle or the occupants of the residence. Drive safe out there.