October 10, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Mandel JCC debuts academy of continuing education with open house on Oct. 10

The Mandel JCC in Palm Beach Gardens is hosting an open house for its new Academy of Continuing Education on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. More...

Nonprofit Bella’s Angels names board of directors for 2013-2014

Bella’s Angels, a local nonprofit, has established a board of directors for 2013-2014. Bella’s Angels offers support to families of children with life-long disabilities and was founded by Kerry Cavallo in 2005.  More...

Hanley Center development director in Leadership Florida class

Sarah Alsofrom, the executive director of development and community relations for Hanley Center Foundation, will participate as one of 55 new members in Leadership Florida’s XXXII Annual Class Program.  More...

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FPL has one of the largest hybrid-electric fleets in the nation

There’s a little friendly competition going on within the ranks of Florida Power & Light. Workers are competing to see who can best maximize their fuel economy. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Wardian cases sheltered plants from the smog

House plants were popular with our ancestors, but indoor plants took a lot of work. No bug spray, no packaged topsoil or plant food, not even a good selection of pots was available. In 1829 Dr. More...

Attorney elected vice chair of Palm Beach State foundation

Antoinette Theodossakos, a partner in the law firm of Haile Shaw & Pfaffenberger, was elected vice chair of the Palm Beach State College Foundation. Ms. More...

Nicklaus markets new golf ball line to help his foundation

When it comes to Jack Nicklaus, charity is a matter of course.  So it stands to reason that the Golden Bear, who has pinned his name to all manner of golf accoutrement, now has his own line of golf balls.  He hopes his latest venture will s More...

New businesses, online fundraising help nonprofits stay on budget

Nonprofits make a budget plan annually. They begin the process by calculating where they want to go, how much it will cost to get there, and whether they can raise the funding necessary to underwrite the plan.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Energy concerns shape Middle East policies

A recent Money and Investing column suggested the real reason behind the Syrian conflict was a war over a proposed pipeline to transport natural gas out of the Persian Gulf (the location of the largest natural gas find in the world) and into the Euro More...

Real Estate News

Exclusive Spanish-Mediterranean, on a premier Palm Beach street

This Spanish-Mediterranean classic Palm Beach estate was designed by Marion Sims Wyeth in 1929. It is located on a double 185- by 178-foot lot on a premier street in Palm Beach, at 322 Clarke Ave. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

STAGING STEINBECK

Palm Beach Dramaworks opens season with “Of Mice and Men”

John Steinbeck and Palm Beach Dramaworks seem like a perfect match.  Perhaps that’s one reason why the West Palm Beach theater company has chosen to open its season Oct. 11 with “Of Mice and Men.”  More...

Symphonic band to kick off 53rd season with blind pianist

The Symphonic Band of the Palm Beaches kicks off its 53rd season opening with a pair of concerts dedicated to the American Journey. The first concert takes place Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens at 7:30 p.m. More...

Fall Family Fun Fest set at Science Center

The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium will host its third annual “Fall Family Fun Fest” from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13. The event is free with paid Science Center admission.  More...