July 31, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Manmade holes on beaches are treacherous for hatchlings

Researchers from Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach have reported an increase in the number of manmade holes being left on local beaches.  More...

Jupiter Lighthouse to celebrate international lighthouse weekend

The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum will join about 450 other lighthouses and lightships worldwide to celebrate International Lighthouse-Lightship Weekend on Aug. More...

Library Foundation gets grant for children’s summer academy

The West Palm Beach Library Foundation, which raises money for the Mandel Public Library, has been awarded a $2,250 grant from the eBay Foundation, the group has announced in a statement.  More...

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Business News

Warning: Text scam making rounds again

The Better Business Bureau warns consumers that a familiar credit card scam conducted through text messaging has resurfaced, according to concerned consumers.  More...

Good Samaritan receives vascular testing accreditation

Good Samaritan Medical Center has been granted a three-year accreditation in vascular testing by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in the areas of peripheral venous testing, peripheral arterial testing and extracranial cerebrovascular More...

Dr. Ali R. Malek joins Heart Association board

Interventional neurologist Dr. Ali R. Malek has joined the American Heart/ American Stroke Association’s Palm Beach County board of directors for 2014- 2015. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

ARCHITECTURE ON THE CARPET

Construction toys a foundation for professionals

Lincoln Logs.  Lego bricks.  Wooden blocks.  Erector sets.  Most of us played with some form of construction toys when we were little.  But some of us kept building — and the materials became much more expensive and the More...

The Zen of Ping Pong:

Bats and balls for Families First

Some call it ping pong, but not the guys with serious spin. For them it’s the sport of table tennis. The second annual Smash Bash, the Table Tennis tournament to benefit Families First, brought out some of the local big bats. More...

FLORIDA AUTHENTICA

Corkscrew Swamp

An excerpt from the book, “Florida Authentica,” a field guide to 52 Florida adventures … unique, eccentric and natural marvels of the Sunshine State. By Ron Wiggins. More...

Quantum Foundation grants continue to aid the underserved

Most of the seniors who rely on daily dinners delivered by Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches live alone, isolated in their homes and unable to cook for themselves because of age-related illnesses.  More...

O brother, where art thou?

Comprehensive immigration reform is the modern day equivalent of the nation’s great political struggle to abolish slavery and guarantee African- Americans equality under the law. More...

Refighting a Civil War battle

Some observers of the Byzantine political doings in Tallahassee call it the “Second Battle of Olustee,” although this latest engagement was waged not in the bloody piney woods of Baker County but rather in the depressingly antiseptic comm More...

Real Estate News

Prestigious PALM BEACH RESIDENCE

Offered is a prestigious Dunster House direct ocean-access apartment. The three-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom apartment, 360 S. Ocean Blvd. #2C, is close to Worth Avenue shopping — a short distance to everything Palm Beach. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Anglo-Indian furniture rivaled pieces it was supposed to knock off

Collectors in the 1950s usually wanted furniture and accessories in earlier styles, or perhaps a piece that represented the family’s background, like a German stein or English china. More...

Charity golf invitational set for Oct. 27 at Trump

The “Tee Up For Disabilities” charity golf invitational will be held at Trump International on October 27 to benefit The Arc of Palm Beach County and Palm Beach Habilitation Center, the organizations announced in a statement.  The ev More...