September 20, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Scripps scientist receives $2.8 million to study cell signaling mechanism

A scientist from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute has been awarded a pair of grants totaling $2.8 million from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health and from TargAnox, a Massachuse More...

Oxbridge junior wins golf tour

Peter Mathison, a junior at Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches, shot an eight-under par to win the Florida Junior Tour (FJT), held at the Winston Trails Golf Club in Lake Worth.  More...

Walk at Carlin Park to raise money for MdDS research

Cathy Helowicz and friends plan to raise money for a good cause on Sept. 23.  She has organized a walk for MdDS — Mal de Debarquement syndrome — a balance disorder.  More...

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Business News

Hiring rises at El Sol’s day labor service

The number of jobs filled through El Sol’s day labor service increased by 10 percent during the first half of 2012 compared to the same period last year and the outlook for the remainder of the year looks good as well, the labor center said.&nb More...

Faith-based schools grow

Palm Beach Atlantic University achieves higher ranking

Palm Beach Atlantic University has moved up a notch.  The private school, based in West Palm Beach, was ranked 50th among the best universities in the South according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2013 edition. More...

ABWA to host meeting at DoubleTree

The Northern Palm Beach Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will host its monthly meeting on Oct. More...

Miami Children’s Hospital opens Nicklaus Outpatient Center at Legacy

The new Miami Children’s Hospital Nicklaus Outpatient Center has opened in Palm Beach Gardens.  The center, at Legacy Place, is offering physical, occupational and speechlanguage therapies, Miami Children’s hospital announced in a st More...

Planned Parenthood offers free breast exams

Planned Parenthood of South Florida and the Treasure Coast is offering free clinical breast exams to kick off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More...

Athletic association seeks participants for annual holiday parade

The Jupiter Tequesta Athletic Association is accepting registration forms for its 36th Annual Christmas Parade, set for 1 p.m. Dec. 9.  More...

Loggerhead Marinelife Center to host Family Fun Day

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center wants families to see what its turtle rescue center has to offer.  From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. More...

Resource Depot receives kudos for reuse, recycling work

Recycling is great, but Resource Depot looks to reuse.  More...

Real Estate News

Home offers custom luxury at Mirasol

This custom home offers four bedrooms and 6½ baths at Mirasol.  Built by Casto Homes, the house is turn-key, and is offered fully furnished with all accessories included.  There are plenty of upgrades, too, with a gourmet kitchen, custom ca More...

Keep safety in mind when listing your home

Last week I was showing property to a family transferring to the area from the Northeast. They had two young children, ages 2 and 3. Because they wanted to see homes in several neighborhoods, we had a lot of ground to cover in two days.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

ARTS COMMENTARY

Is it live, or is it Memorex?

Science fiction loves to expand our minds.  It spurs us to think about possibilities, what could be, how the future might look.  More...

Lighthouse ArtCenter showcases faculty, awards craftsmen

Artistry and craftsmanship blend for two shows at the Lighthouse ArtCenter in Tequesta.  The eclectic style of Florida Craftsmen shares the spotlight with brandnew works from the ArtCenter faculty in two exhibitions.  More...

County set for Hispanic Heritage Month events

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month through Oct. 15.  More...