Category: Isle Of Palms City Council

Aug 07 2013

Current Isle of Palms Mayor Seeks Reelection

Staff Report Last week in a special announcement to the Island Eye News current Isle of Palms Mayor Dick Cronin announced that he would be seeking reelection in the November 5, 2013 election. “With the strong support of many residents, I am seeking re-election as Mayor of the City of Isle of Palms,” Cronin said. …

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Jul 04 2013

Islander Abroad Experiences Adventures in Guatemala

By Jimmy Carroll It has been over four months since I left my home on Isle of Palms, and began my service as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala. In the grand scheme of things, it is a relatively short amount of time, but in that short amount of time, I have grown tremendously, both …

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Jun 25 2013

Mayor Cronin Receives Distinguished Recognition

By Hannah Dockery Last week, over 350 attendees at the Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) annual luncheon recognized Isle of Palms Mayor Dick Cronin with the prestigious Barrett Lawrimore Tourism Leadership Award, “for his wisdom, guidance, and positive contributions to the local hospitality and tourism industries.” The Barrett Lawrimore Award is presented annually …

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Jun 12 2013

Memorial Day Madness

By Hannah Dockery This Memorial Day weekend on the islands was one for the books, but not in a good way. Record crowds flocked to the beaches of Sullivan’s Island and the Isle of Palms to celebrate the kickoff to summer. But the expectant beach-goers ended up creating a gridlock, as vehicles were stuck on …

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Jun 04 2013

Barrel Painting Helps City Prepare For Busy Beach Season

Last week, members of the Isle of Palms Garden Club joined City staff to help paint the brightly colored palm trees on yellow barrels in preparation for the busy beach season. The Garden Club has helped the City paint the barrels for over 40 years now, and will continue to do so for years to …

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May 29 2013

Pedaling for Progress

By Hannah Dockery Bright and early on Saturday morning, Isle of Palms Mayor Dick Cronin joined nearly 40 other bikers to participate in a segmented bike ride as a part of National Bike Month. Morning rides took place on May 18 as members of our island communities departed from the Isle of Palms Marina to …

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Apr 12 2013

Loan Closet Celebrates One Year of Lending

By Diane Oltorik On April 1, the little Loan Closet in a corner of the medical supplies room of the Fire Department turned one year old! What was originally just a germ of an idea to help our residents and visitors has become an extremely viable service to the IOP. In the six months since …

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Apr 10 2013

Mayors Support Meals on Wheels

On March 20, Mayors from the Charleston area participated in “Mayors for Meals” day, and volunteered one of their mornings to help the needy in Charleston County. Across the country, 8.3 million seniors are threatened by hunger. Whether it is due to a fixed income, failing health or a number of other factors, our elderly …

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Apr 10 2013

Wounded Warriors Bike onto the Islands

On Thursday, March 14, Wounded Warriors arrived at the VFW on the Isle of Palms for a special dinner. Mayor Cronin made a special appearance to greet the bikers and welcome them to the island.   Photos by Barbara Bergwerf.