September 1, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

‘I have to grow our own food’

Daniel Casey

Turn, turn, turn, everything in its season. For Daniel Casey, this season of his unemployment is bleak and busy. He wishes the season were shorter. He is working to turn it around. Home is where Mr. Casey turns for solace. More...

The Community Foundation appoints DeSilva as development director

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties announces the appointment of Cindy DeSilva as the Community Foundation’s new director of development. Ms. DeSilva began her role at the foundation on Aug. 1.  More...

Parent-Child Center receives $25,000

The Parent-Child Center recently accepted a cash award of $25,000 from Chase in a check presentation at the Riviera Beach office Parent-Child Center headquarters.  More...

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center recognized for heart disease and stroke care

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center has been recognized for achievement in using evidence-based guidelines to provide the best possible care to patients through the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines More...

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Business News

Pay-as-you-go workers’compensation

The latest trend in premium payments could revolutionize your company’s cash flow

A growing number of companies are forgoing conventional workers’ compensation coverage in exchange for a pay-as-you-go plan. More...

Chamber sets annual Mayor’s Breakfast

The Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce hosts the 3rd Annual Mayor’s Breakfast during Business Before Hours on September 21. More...

Palm City resident launches marketing firm

Carla Gubernick has launched World of Mouth Media LLC, a Social Media and Traditional Marketing Company servicing businesses and non-profits on the Treasure Coast and beyond.  More...

Workforce Alliance aids executive-level jobless

National unemployment stood at 9.2 percent in June. More...

‘Yeah, I was angry at first’

David Johnson

Asked by phone for the best time to meet, David Johnson says, “Wait, let me look at my schedule.” Nearly anyone among than 14.1 million men and women now out of work in America – and the more than 981,000 jobless as of June in Flori More...

Andre’s legacy lives on in the healing of other turtles

Andre the green turtle drifted ashore injured and beached himself in our collective consciousness.  Three weeks after Andre returned to the sea on Aug. 3, his body washed ashore on Hutchinson Island. More...

Gardens fire rescue receives Accredited Agency status

Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue has received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International through the commission’s voluntary-self-assessment and accreditation program.  More...

9/11 memorial services set in Palm Beach, Treasure Coast

A number of services have been scheduled to memorialize and remember the victims of 9/11 on the 10th anniversary of the attacks.  More...

Real Estate News

Toll Brothers wins awards for design of local communities

TOLL BROTHERS WON EIGHT AURORA Awards including two Grand Aurora Awards representing the top award in its category.  More...

New Panel Homes selected for wildlife building project

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has selected New Panel Homes to provide a green building for its new crew quarters at the National Wildlife Refuge on Wassaw Island, Ga.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Films about art

[that are art themselves]

FILMS ABOUT ART ARE QUIRKY LITTLE THINGS. More...

Patriot golf events set for Labor Day weekend in Port St. Lucie

PGA Village in Port St. Lucie hosts the opening ceremonies celebration for the 5th Annual Patriot Golf Day Weekend at the PGA Golf Club on Sept. 3, at 8 a.m. Patriot Golf Day events, held at golf courses nationwide from Sept.  More...

“Baldo” exhibit set for Lake Worth gallery

The Jan and Gary Dario Gallery at Palm Beach State College will feature an exhibition of the comic strip, “Baldo Comics by Carlos Castellanos,” Sept. 8 through Oct.14.  More...