August 25, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

‘Wasn’t there somebody who helped you?’

EVEN A CASUAL LISTENER CAN HEAR THE tug-of-war in Elena Oliveri’s voice.  More...

“Saving Andre” shines a light on the hopeful work of non-profit professionals

Over the past few weeks, there has been little good news to take to bed with sweet dreams in mind. Being an eternal optimist, pessimism does not come naturally. More...

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Business News

Chappy Adams

F.F. “CHAPPY” ADAMS IS OPTIMISTIC.  After several years of seeing property values decline, the president of Illustrated Properties is seeing sales rise.  More...

Investors and traders can learn from each other

MONEY & INVESTING

Many people think that investing and trading have little in common. Actually they have a lot in common.  They might be traveling down different roads but traders and investors want to get to basically the same place. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

HANDS UP

FOR LISA CONGDON’S COLLECTION OF COLLECTIONS

THE DISEMBODIED HANDS RANGE IN COLOR from albino white to pink and beige to a warm mocha brown. Some grasp baby bottles, while others are curled into defiant fists. More...

ArtiGras makes call for artists

It’s one of the largest art festivals in the country.  And ArtiGras is seeking a few talented artists to set up shop at the three-day festival, held Feb. 18-20 at Abacoa in Jupiter.  More...

‘Fright Night’

LATEST FILMS

to be Contrary what “Twilight” fans believe, vampires are not constipated teenagers who yearn for whiney womenw with the personality me of a damp mop. More...

With help, jobless can find work

To professionals and skilled workers who have lost their jobs, counselors in the Professional Placement offices of Workforce Alliance in West Palm Beach deliver a tough message: Get over it (the lost job). Get on with it (finding the next one).  More...

Statewide 5K walk/run to raise college funds

Take Stock in Children, a statewide non-profit organization with a 16-year history of breaking the cycle of poverty by providing scholarships, mentors and hope, will present its inaugural “Strides For Education” 5K Walk/Run around the sta More...

‘How often do I hear back? Almost never’

THE SURPRISE WITH CHET ZAWADZKI OF Abacoa, Town of Jupiter, isn’t how he lost his job.  Familiar story: smaller, family-owned company taken over by a bigger one, then the parent corporation expands. More...

Scripps scientists define structure of cell engine

As part of a joint research effort with the University of Michigan, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have for the first time defined the structure of one of the cell’s most basic engines, which is required fo More...

Real Estate News

Elegance for Equestrians

New home in Caloosa offers riding trails, equestrian center

THIS HOME AT 13418 SAND RIDGE ROAD in the Palm Beach Gardens equestrian community of Caloosa is on five acres of high, dry land, with water on two sides. More...

Stylish steins designed to prevent disease

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

Beer steins have long been popular. Today’s stein is a beer container with a hinged lid and a handle. The lid was the result of health regulations. More...