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Andy Allen retired from the recorded music business in 2009. He grew up in St. Louis Mo. and began a career in music marketing by joining KSHE as a DJ in 1974. After managing a local record store in the St. Louis area, Andy was hired by RCA to do sales and promotion which led to a move to New York in 1984. Several years later, Andy joined Island Records, where he rose to General Manager. In 1993, ADA (Alternative Distribution Alliance) was started by the Warner Music Group to distribute Independent music. Andy joined as President and rose to Chairman after establishing ADA as the largest distributor of Indie music in the world. Andy is married (Annie), has two adult children, and lives on Merritt Island Fl.

VIDEO: Local Boat Towing Captains in FL, TX, MD and CT

JUPITER, Fla, January 19, 2016 – Captains with the nation’s largest fleet of towboats for recreational boaters spend a lot of time on the water. As they routinely respond to boats with dead batteries, broken motors or running aground incidents – over 70,000 such requests for assistance annually – eventually they’re bound to run into real…


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BoatUS Foundation: Three Safety Tips for Upgrading Boat Lighting

ANNAPOLIS, MD, January 11, 2016 – With the latest technical advances in recreational boat lights – both for navigation and aesthetic purposes – recreational boaters have more choices than ever when upgrading their boat’s lighting. However, the US Coast Guard wants boaters to know that some of the new lights aren’t up to snuff and could…


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“Who Is Sylvia?” – Lake Sylvia, that is. Fort Lauderdale, AICW Statute Mile 1064.5

With apologies to Shakespeare, Fred Braman wants to know the history of the lake’s name. Since very little is mentioned in Wikipedia, we’re hoping someone of you might have answer. For a recent report from Lake Sylvia, see http://cruisersnet.net/?p=134325. Do you know the history of the name “Lake Sylvia,” in Ft Lauderdale? Who was Sylvia? […]With apologies to Shakespeare, Fred Braman wants to know the history of the lake’s name. Since very little is mentioned in Wikipedia, we’re hoping someone of you might have answer. For a recent report from Lake Sylvia, see http://cruisersnet.net/?p=134325. Do you know the history of the name “Lake Sylvia,” in Ft Lauderdale? Who was Sylvia? […]
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