May 29, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Komen South Florida awards $613,000 to health programs

Susan G. Komen South Florida has announced that it will distribute more than $613,000 to support its mission of providing access to breast cancer screening, treatment and education. More...

Friends of Loxahatchee host lionfish sessions on June 6

Lionfish have recently been the subject of much local conversation, from their effects on the ecosystem to their growing popularity as an edible delicacy, this invasive species has many Floridians asking lots of questions about them.  More...

Oxbridge Academy names director of philanthropy

As part of its mission to provide students with unmatched educational experiences and opportunities, Oxbridge Academy has appointed Bridget Baratta as the school’s first director of philanthropy and strategic partnerships. More...

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Business News

J.McLaughlin makes a colorful splash at The Gardens Mall

The Gardens Mall has announced the addition of J.McLaughlin, the New Yorkbased manufacturer of preppy-inspired apparel, to its list of celebrated brands, designers, and retail merchants. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Hire a professional to help you navigate the Social Security labyrinth

Aging creates physical, emotional and financial challenges. Layer on top of those challenges the additional burden of understanding the various possibilities for benefits under Social Security and having to make decisions on how to best proceed. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Federal effort could outlaw old ivory

An heirloom bronze elephant with ivory tusks, great-grandmother’s piano with ivory keys, a vintage ivory chess set or an antique silver teapot with a small ivory inset in the handle to keep it cool may be “endangered” by proposed la More...

Wanted: Mature folks for AmeriCorps

If there were a want-ad, it would read: “Wanted: A few good men — and women — of a certain age who want to help other mature folks, and boost the next generation.”  More...

Be true to our schools

In the last six months, I attended two graduation ceremonies. These events mark a time when young people cross a threshold toward their futures, uncertain though they may be. More...

Jupiter High School academy receives national award for inlet volunteer hours

Jupiter High School’s Environmental Research and Field Studies Academy will receive the 2014 “Making a Difference” National Volunteer Award from The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management.  More...

Conservation lecture at Palm Beach Zoo focuses on Florida panthers

The third Conservation Leadership Lecture of 2014, titled “Florida Panther Habitat Conservation and Connectivity,” will occur on Thursday, June 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society’s Tropics Café. More...

Real Estate News

Ocean Ridge beachside Bermuda

This warm and inviting beachside Bermuda was designed by renowned Palm Beach architect Belford Shoumate. Originally built in 1955, it has been home to only three owners. More...

County’s new foreclosure cases down 44 percent from April 2013

The number of new foreclosure filings in Palm Beach County remained flat in April, and remain lower than last year, according to the latest statistics from the Clerk & Comptroller, Palm Beach County.  There were 535 new foreclosures filed in More...

Arts & Entertainment News

ZAC BROWN’S BAND OF RENOWN

Zac Brown Band hits road with a new bassist

Matt Mangano is having a very good time playing with the Zac Brown Band.  But the group’s new bassist insists he’s playing far more than country music — the genre most often associated with the group.  More...

Great 8 takes Roger Dean “Halfway to Halloween”

The Great 8 at Roger Dean Stadium — the Jupiter ballpark’s celebration of the 2014 Florida State League season — continues May 31 with “Halfway to Halloween.” The evening is a matchup between the Jupiter Hammerheads and More...

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

It’s a quiet week, collecting-wise, in South Florida, but there still should be fun antiques and decorative objects to be found at local shops and at the last downtown West Palm Beach market of the season. More...