June 5, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Ten years after the big call — a look back

When Hurricane Charley hit Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, meteorologists made the decision to deviate from the National Weather Service. It probably saved a lot of lives.

Thursday, Aug. More...

Pet family members need a plan, too

When formulating a hurricane plan, make sure it includes all members of the family, including pets.  After so many animals were abandoned following Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and Hurricane Charley in Southwest Florida, disaster preparednes More...

Portable generator safety tips

Follow the instructions that come with your generator.  Never run generators indoors, including garages and sheds.  Locate the unit outdoors and far from doors, windows and vents.   More...

What’s in a name? Wind and rain

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Agencies and organizations offer emergency help

Hindsight is always a dishonest voice for the present. Storms on the east coast have been few since Hurricane Wilma during the 2005 season — the last major hurricane to affect the Palm Beach County area. More...

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Business News

Elegant Fresh Market opens at Jupiter’s Fisherman’s Wharf

The Fresh Market has a new location, and Jupiter has a new retailer for highend groceries.  “It’s the destination spot for great service and great food,” said Ray Tegeler, manager of the company’s newest store, which open More...

Jewish Federation announces young leadership awards

The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County announced that Jonathan Chane and Lauren Stuhmer have been recognized with the 2014 Robert S. & Ceil N. Levy Young Leadership Award.  More...

WERS 88.9 Hall of Fame inducts Chet Tart at Emerson College

Emerson College’s radio station WERS 88.9 inducted Chet Tart ’74, vice president/general manager, WSVU North Palm Beach Seaview Radio, during its Hall of Fame induction ceremony. More...

Walk this way: Consultant critiques West Palm Beach’s walkability

Reconfiguring Flagler Drive as a threelane street, narrowing the widths of downtown roadways and using the resulting gain in space for parking spots and bicycle paths top a long list of recommendations a nationally known city planner thinks West Palm More...

We’ll be there for you

As Florida’s springtime exits stage left and the curtain of summer descends, thousands of young people are finishing high school, and considering their next great adventure. More...

Clever gadgets help keep life cool when storms heat up

It’s that time of the year when the weather folks start making an appearance on the TV channels with a bit more frequency. More...

The costliest storms in U.S. history

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Storm action timeline

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Numbers Important Phone

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More than $2.2 million raised in one day during GREAT GIVE

More than $2.2 million was raised in a single day for 330 local nonprofits during the first-ever GREAT GIVE PBC and GREAT GIVE Martin.  The 24-hour online fundraising event held on May 6 was hosted by the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and More...

Real Estate News

RARE DELRAY BEACH WATERFRONT BEAUTY

A rare opportunity is offered to own a premier waterfront residence on the island in Delray Beach.  This beautiful four-bedroom 3.5-bathroom pool home has 100 feet of waterfront with a boat lift.  The home, at 1009 Island Drive, is just one More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Brewing a SoHo beat

AJ Brockman creates a space that brings art, coffee and beer together

AJ Brockman doesn’t stop. Mr. Brockman, who grew up in Palm Beach Gardens, first made a name for himself as an artist. Now he can add entrepreneur to his credits. Mr. More...

Keb’ Mo’ serves up a hearty helping of the blues

Not that Keb’ Mo’ needed any further confirmation, but he knew just how misunderstood his 2011 album, “The Reflection,” had been when Grammy voters, showing the same level of perception that once enabled Jethro Tull to take ho More...

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

The events are getting farther apart as summer arrives in South Florida and dealers head north. More...