May 12, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Scripps researcher identifies new pathway affecting lifespan

A team led by a scientist from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute has identified a new role for a biological pathway that not only signals the body’s metabolic response to nutritional changes, but also affects lifespan.  More...

Take a walk, get up close to turtle nests

Did you know Florida and the nation of Oman on the Arabian Peninsula account for 80 percent of loggerhead sea turtle nests worldwide?  In north Palm Beach County you can take a turtle walk and see the wonder of a nesting loggerhead turtle.  More...

Jupiter hospital ranks No. 9 in survey of regional hospitals

The bosses at Jupiter Medical Center are feeling proud. More...

Children’s artwork stolen from site in Lake Worth

Elementary and Middle school students from the Lake Worth afterschool center, For the Children Inc, and teaching artist Jennifer O’ Brien spent a month researching and creating an exhibit of 64, 12-inch by 12-inch wood panels representing Lake More...

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Project Lifesaver International finds a home in Gardens

Worried that Grandma may wander off? Or maybe you're concerned that your youngster, who has autism, may disappear without warning. Fears for their safety can be overwhelming. More...

Palm Beach Hospice Foundation names 5 board members

The Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation has announced the appointment of five business leaders to its board of directors: Thomas Burns, CPA, a partner with Cocuy, Burns & Co. P.A.; Robert Friedman, president of R.M. F. More...

Silver bust doesn’t tarnish all commodoties

MONEY & INVESTING

A variety of the commodities markets had a serious correction in the past week. Silver was slaughtered.  More...

Museum offers slice of Navy SEALs’ history

Osama bin Laden is dead. On May 2, a team of Navy SEALs descended upon his compound in Pakistan, shot him, collected his body and brought to an end the longest and costliest manhunt in history. More...

Non-surgical radiation simplifies and advances skin cancer treatment

Living in South Florida,Florida many of us enjoy outdoor activities, such as swimming, biking, tennis and golf. While the exercise is healthy, too much sun is not. More...

Donate food at your mailbox on May 14

Feeding Southth Florida, formerlyly the Daily Breadad Food Bank, joinsns with letter carriers ir on May 14 for the 19th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive.. More...

In Palm Beach County, golf and charity go together like the 19th hole and a cocktail

GOLF

When my brother and I were growing up in Connecticut, my parents went out of their way to make sure we were aware that there were people less fortunate than ourselves, and that we should lend a hand if we could. More...

3 shows sold out; Maltz adds “Cats” matinee

The Malt Jupiter Theatre Conservatory of Performing Arts’ production of the musical “Cats” is already successful — the first three shows have sold out and the theatre has added a fourth show.  The theater has added a mati More...

When being a “charitable bank” is no longer enough

GIVING

This economic recession continues to have profound implications for the families and communities that have been caught in its wake of economic decline and joblessness. More...

Real Estate News

Biggest drop in U.S.

Real estate firm Zillow says South Florida home values will be drop more than its initial prediction

Home values fell three percent in the first quarter of this year, marking a pace of decline not seen since 2008 when the housing recession was at its worst. Home values fell 1 percent between February and March and 8.2 percent from March 2010. More...

Realtors hit Capitol Hill to voice concerns

Realtors from across the country are meeting with legislators, public policy makers and industry leaders this week to address concerns and issues that affect homeowners, aspiring home owners and real estate investors, at the Realtors Midyear Legislat More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Irish comedy, served dark

Twisted McDonagh play at Dramaworks is thoughtful, funny

PALM BEACH DRAMAWORKS PRIDES ITSELF ON producing, as its catch phrase puts it, “theater to think about.” But with “The Beauty Queen of Leenane,” Martin McDonagh’s twisted Irish dark comedy, the company is considering han More...

Grimaldi’s set to open in June at Downtown in the Gardens

Northern Palm Beach County diners will soon have another choice for New York-style hand-tossed coal-fired brick-oven pizza. Grimaldi's Pizzeria will open in June at Downtown at the Gardens, at 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave. in the Gardens. More...

Florida Classical Ballet performs “To Russia With Love”

As a finale to its 10th season, Florida Classical Ballet Theatre will perform “To Russia With Love” on May 27 at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. More...