August 8, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

When good words rise to the top

Tom DeMarchi is an instructor in the Department of Language & Literature at Florida Gulf Coast University and director of the Sanibel Island Writers Conference. He answered some questions about through e-mail about language in popular culture. More...

Hannah’s Home hosts summer luncheon event

On Sunday, Aug. 25, the Hannah’s Home Sundresses & Sandals Summer Luncheon will be presented from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. by Hannah’s Home, South Florida, at The Sailfish Club of Florida in Palm Beach. More...

Knights of Columbus honor 30-year deacon

The Knights of Columbus, Santa Maria Council 4999 had a celebration at the council hall to honor Deacon Albert Wesley on his 30th anniversary as a deacon. Most Reverend Gerald M. More...

BMO Private Bank presents “Special Senior Award”

Michael J. More...

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Business News

Medicare card scams sweeping the country

Seniors nationwide are reporting scam phone calls informing them that a new Medicare card is in the mail, the Better Business Bureau reports.  The BBB says: Hang up on suspicious callers and don’t fall for this attempt to obtain your perso More...

Jupiter Medical Center partners with Orthopedic Management Company

Jupiter Medical Center has announced its partnership with Orthopedic Management Company to provide patient care at Jupiter Medical Center’s Anderson Family Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence.  More...

Money beliefs rooted in childhood experiences

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Positive behaviors dealing with money are a critical element in forming healthy relationships with our spouses, loved ones, children and even the relationship with ourselves.  More...

Kravis offers a mix for 2013-2014 season

Judy Mitchell boasts that this year’s Kravis Center schedule has something for everyone. And she should know. Ms. Mitchell has headed the performing arts center for more than 20 years, and has seen a variety of shows. More...

Juno Beach 9/11 project a reflection of resolve

We will never forget where we were, what we were doing or who we were with on the morning of 9/11.  The horrific attack has left an imprint on our souls of the sacred freedom that our country was founded on — the freedom to speak, to come More...

Gardens Police Foundation names scholarship recipients

Palm Beach Gardens Police Foundation Scholarship Chairman Charles Gusmano announced the names of the two students who are the recipients of a $1,000 scholarship each. More...

JRC Consulting raises funds for United for Families

JRC Consulting Foundation recently presented United for Families $8,000. The funds were raised through JRC Consulting’s Charity Golf Tournament held on June 1 at Mariner Sands Country Club in Stuart.  More...

Tea Party groups host Dennis Michael Lynch

The Palm Beach County Tea Party presents an evening with Dennis Michael Lynch, producer of the films “The Come to America I,” and “The Come to America II.”  Introductory comments will be by Joyce Kaufman. More...

Foundation to prevent bullying names five board members

The Bronz Star Stop Bullying Now Foundation Inc. has appointed five board members.  More...

Real Estate News

Seasonal rentals for 2014 are moving fast in the Palm Beaches

Over the last several weeks, I have been writing about all the recent sales activity and reductions in active property listings, but I have also been busy searching for seasonal rentals for many buyers this summer.  More...

Elegant old-world charm on Hypoluxo Island

THIS FIVE-BEDROOM, 6½-BATHROOM EUROPEAN CUSTOM WATERfront estate offers the finest details and finishes throughout 9,745 square feet. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

THE KRAVIS CENTER’S SEASON

Kravis offers a mix for 2013-2014

The Kravis Center’s 2013-2014 season offers a range of performers in a range of venues. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Old chair features innovative space-saving design

Some old pieces of dual-purpose furniture are so useful they should inspire new designs. One such famous design is a convertible “desk and chair” originally designed by Stephen Hedges of New York City in about 1854. More...

Porch Dogs

Memphis photographer Nell Dickerson captures the essence of canines, porches and the South

SITTING ON A FRONT PORCH IS AS SOUTHERN AS sipping iced tea or eating sweet potato pie.  But while air conditioning has lured most people inside, dogs carry on the tradition, says Memphis photographer Nell Dickerson.  They lounge in the sun More...