April 26, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

PBGMC sets free screenings, seminars

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center has free meetings and screenings during May.  Heart To Heart Club: Heart disease support group May 8, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church Fellowship hall. Call to rsvp, 625-5070.   More...

Renewable energy big topic at climate expo at West Palm convention center

The 2012 Florida Green, Energy and Climate Conference/ Expo is rapidly approaching; late last week, several exhibitor spaces still were available for the May 16-17 event at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach.  More...

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Business News

Debate at PGA Corridor luncheon examines growth management changes

The PGA Corridor Association will present a lively debate at its Gaeta Annual Private Property Rights Luncheon on May 2; two nationally acclaimed land-use experts will debate Florida’s 2011 revisions to the Growth Management Act – “ More...

Hospice welcomes five new doctors to staff

Hospice of Palm Beach County is adding five renowned physicians to its team as assistant medical directors, in specialties including oncology, hematology, obstetrics and gynecology.  More...

United Way posts 4 new appointments

The United Way of Palm Beach County announces the appointment of Mark Erickson as chief financial officer; Alexia Savage as vice president of marketing; and two new board members, Gaetana Ebbole and Keith Richard Oswald.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

SUNFEST

Festival marks its 30th with jazz, pizazz

SUNFEST CELEBRATES ITS 30TH FESTIVAL along the West Palm Beach waterfront May 2-6. It started out as a cute little waterfront jazz festival designed to extend season by a couple of weeks. More...

First ‘swede fest’ Palm Beach seeks adventurous amateur filmmakers

Mainstreet at Midtown in Palm Beach Gardens, in conjunction with the Borland Center for the Performing Arts, is bringing a first to the area: an independent film festival based on the underground “sweding” craze of the past few years.&nbs More...

CONTRACT BRIDGE

Famous hand

This deal occurred in a tournament played in France in 1963 to select the French representative that year to the annual European team championship. And quite a deal it was!  More...

Children’s hospital teams with Nicklaus to open center

Travel time for children treated by Miami Children’s Hospital is about to get a little closer to home.  The Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and Miami Children’s Hospital plan to open a $4 million, 23,000-squarefoot o More...

Jupiter Scripps scientist awarded $1 million for stress-associated disease and aging research

A scientist from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute has been awarded more than $1 million from the National Institutes of Health to develop a range of new tests that could lead to new treatments for a number of stress-associated and More...

Symposium to focus on potential next great epidemic

Jupiter Medical Center and the Palm Beach Infectious Disease Institute are cosponsoring a symposium April 27-28 for doctors and medical professionals to discuss progress and controversies regarding current treatments.  More...

Mounts Spring Plant Sale sprouting new shoots

Despite the lack of April showers, May flowers are coming early anyway – in fact, they’ll be busting out all over – as the Mounts Botanical Garden in West Palm Beach hosts “More than a Spring Plant Sale” April 28-29.&nbs More...

Real Estate News

Architectural elegance

One of the finest custom-built homes in Palm Beach is offered for the first time. The perfectly proportioned living areas are sophisticated, gracious and comfortable. More...

Veteran broker to lead new Lang Realty office

Lisa McKeon, broker associate for Lang Realty, will lead the sales team in the company’s new West Palm Beach office scheduled to open this summer. More...

Gulfstream Goodwill Industries receives donation of old mall contents

With the impending demolition of the Palm Beach Mall in June to make room for a new open-air outlet center and adjacent shopping center, there was a need to empty the enormous space of remaining fixtures and other items. More...