March 31, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Delinquent taxes due March 31

Anne Gannon, Palm Beach County’s tax collector, has a message for delinquent property owners: Pay your taxes.  The tax collector said her office mailed Notices of Tax Deed Warning to 6,522 property owners in Palm Beach County who owe prope More...

Jupiter academy program director, teacher receive awards

Neal White, program director for the Jupiter Environmental Research and Field Studies Academy, was awarded the Environmental Education Program of the Year award at the 2011 Pine Jog Environmental Education Center’s Green Gala. More...

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Rich in spirit

Marie Naperkowski sees life unfold each day working as Lady Liberty in Lake Park

On the job, Marie Naperkowski becomes a human exclamation point. More...

Patriotic wavers began with reaction to TV shoot

Guerilla marketing (a term coined by author Jay Conrad Levinson) and its street theater — with outdoor promotions and imaginative, interactive approaches — grew out of guerilla theater in the early 1980s. More...

Gold might be ‘the currency of first resort’

MONEY & INVESTING

Gold is back in the financial headlines. Gold closed on March 23, 2011, at $1,438 an ounce, an all-time high. More...

When Gardens police commander speaks, Interpol listens

Laurie Van Deusen is a pioneer. Thirty-two years ago, she was the second uniformed female officer on the West Palm Beach police force. More...

Jupiter Middle receives Chamber science award

Jupiter Middle School is the recipient of the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce Education & Life Sciences Committee’s first bio science award.  More...

For men’s tennis team, it’s still love

PGA National seniors win 44 games; lose final match

Could there be a better location than this, a country club on Victory Lane, for the PGA National Senior Men’s tennis team to play its season-ending tournament? More...

Gnome revival in full swing

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

Gnomes have gone from kitsch to fabulous since they became animated movie stars in “Gnomeo and Juliet.” But they have been used in gardens since the mid-18th century. More...

Real Estate News

GenerationX

buyers might lead housing recovery

GENERATION X — ADULTS AGES 31 TO — are expected to lead the recovery in the housing market, according to real estate experts in a recent webinar produced by the National Association of Home Builders.  More...

Pending sales climb in February, Realtors association reports

Pending home sales increased in February but with notable regional variations, according to the National Association of Realtors.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Art and artists theme for upcoming THEATER SEASON

I T IS NOT QUITE APRIL, BUT THE area’s professional theaters are mentally into next season. More...

North Palm Beach celebrates its heritage

It takes a village to celebrate North Palm Beach’s heritage.  And that’s just what North Palm Beach plans to do April 2 at its 12th Annual Heritage Festival and Parade.  The Heritage Parade begins at 11 a.m. More...

Angling seminars designed to lure women into fishing

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission hopes to reel in a few women for its fishing seminars.  The class, called “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!,” is geared to women and will teach such hands-on skills as releasing, k More...