September 13, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Canals began with “good, solid common-sense engineering”

The first of South Florida’s modern system of canals and levees answered an emergency call triggered not by storm but by a flood of another kind.  More...

Get a free vessel check at Phil Foster Park

The Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct free vessel safety checks at Phil Foster Park in Riviera Beach on Sept. 15. A team of inspectors from Flotilla 51 will be on hand beginning at 8 a.m. at the boat launch ramp. More...

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Groundbreaking set for private terminal at PBIA

A new NetJets dedicated, private terminal at Palm Beach International Airport will be 10,000 square feet in size, offer modern amenities and include approximately six acres of paved ramp, aircraft movement and car-parking areas.  A groundbreakin More...

How to avoid the ‘grandparent scam’

The Better Business Bureau is warning well-meaning seniors about “emergency” scams designed to fool them into thinking that their grandchild is hurt, arrested or stranded, and in need of money.  According to recent FBI reports, the & More...

Fiscal crisis is not limited to national level

The U.S. More...

Turtle nest count rises, despite damage from Tropical Storm Isaac

Tropical Storm Isaac did a number on the area’s beaches — and on sea turtle nests.  Still, the folks who track nesting patterns on the beaches of northern Palm Beach County have been optimistic.  Both John D. More...

4th annual Bluewater Babes Fish for a Cure is Oct. 5-6

The 4th Annual “Bluewater Babes Fish for a Cure,” presented by Grand Slam Tackle and Marine and the Square Grouper Tiki Bar, will be Oct. 5 and 6 at the Square Grouper.  More...

Knights of Columbus Council donates to Pahokee church

The Knights of Columbus Santa Maria Council 4999 donated $5,000 to Father John Mericantante, pastor of Saint Mary Church in Pahokee.  The check was presented to Father John by Bill Faulhaber, past grand knight and council program chairman, along More...

Real Estate News

Breathtaking beachfront views on Singer Island

The perfect blend of comfort and luxury make each residence at Beach Front a special retreat for the most discerning owner. More...

Entertaining other brokers good way to get a top-dollar sale

This week my husband and I will have an event for area brokers and residents at our new listing in The Loxahatchee Club. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

50 artists, 50 works

Artists will create works that will be auctioned off at Armory fundraiser

The Armory Art Center is offering a 50/50 deal.  But that’s not a split.  More...

Flouting convention

Tour by Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson revisits “Thick as a Brick”

The phone rings.  A young officemate answers.  “It’s an Ian Anderson on the line for you,” she calls out.  Ah, youth.  She did not, could not know that it’s not just any Ian Anderson, but THE Ian Anderson c More...

CONTRACT BRIDGE

The hand that never was

The scene was Monte Carlo in 1976. Italy, the favorite, was playing Brazil in an early round of the World Bridge Olympiad. Forty-five nations were entered in the event.  More...