November 7, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

VETERANS DAY 2013

Veteran struggles to rebuild life after traumatic injuries

Sgt. First Class Jonathan Langford saw the man throw the grenade that would end his military career. More...

Rumor of Love

As a columnist of sterling reputation and unimpeachable motives, I never deal in “rumor.”  That is, unless I say I’m going to deal in “rumor,” a word synonymous with fiction, Facebook accounts of family life, and we More...

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League seeks donations through endowment fund

During just one year – 2012 – Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League helped nearly 24,000 dogs, cats, kittens and puppies. More...

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Business News

Boutique hosts master artisan

Alessandro Taddei of Vietri will sign pottery pieces

T is for Table.  That much we knew.  But T also could be for Taddei, as in the Vietri artisan Alessandro Taddei, who comes to Palm Beach Gardens on Nov. 8 to sign pottery.  Mr. Taddei, the designer behind such collections as Old St. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Investors mistime and consistently misallocate

Bull markets and bear markets have a way of changing the individual investor’s best-laid plans for portfolio allocations.  More...

TED talks set Nov. 15 at Max Planck in Jupiter

An eclectic group of thought-provoking speakers – ranging from the founder of Florida Earth Foundation to a Scripps Institute researcher to an award-winning performance artist — will convene at TEDxJupiter on Nov. More...

Sea turtle nesting season ends with record

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologists have reported more than 25,000 green sea turtle nests on more than 26 state beaches this year, more than twice the previous record. More...

Strangers in a Strange Land

The year 2006 seems a long time ago now, but it was a watershed moment for comprehensive immigration reform in the United States. National legislation died proposing an earned path to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants. More...

Singer Island Rotarians honor member for service in Merchant Marines, Navy

The Rotary Club of Singer Island is saluting the veterans among its members for Veterans Day.  Among the club’s veterans is a man who this summer turned 90.  Harry Shipley was born on July 8, 1923, in Frederick, Md. More...

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center receives “A” for patient safety

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center was honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits.  More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Fish are just the dressing on a stylish aquarium

Keeping fish in an aquarium is said to be one of the top hobbies in the United States today. Some enthusiasts search for antique-looking aquariums that fit with room styles from the past. More...

Real Estate News

Luxury, majestic views and 5-star amenities at the Ritz-Carlton Residences

The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Singer Island is the essence of luxury and sophistication. More...

PNC Foundation awards $14,000 for training for the disabled

The PNC Foundation made an investment in the future of men and women with disabilities earlier this month with a gift of $14,000 to the nonprofit Palm Beach Habilitation Center.  More...

Photo

Stephanie Pew, right, president of the Friends of MacArthur Beach State Park, earned the President’s Call to Service Award more than 4,100 volunteer hours. At left is Meredith Trim. Ms. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Cultivating A LEGACY

Cynthia Palmieri wears many hats at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens.  Enough so, that’s what her staff recently gave her to mark Boss’s Day.  More...

Calling all boats! Holiday parade to light up waterway

Let your little light shine this season during the 19th Annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade.  One of the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County’s top events, the Dec. More...

Santa arrives Nov. 15 for The Gardens Mall party

The holiday countdown is underway.  On Nov. 15, Santa makes his first appearance at The Gardens Mall.  The jolly old elf makes his first appearance in the Grand Court at The Gardens Mall at 6:30 p.m. And from 7 p.m. More...