December 11, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Knights of Columbus donates funds to Indiantown’s Hope Rural School

The Knights of Columbus, Santa Maria Council 4999, has donated $5,000 to Sister Mary Dooley, SSND, the director of Hope Rural School in Indiantown. More...

When buying those holiday gifts, choose toys with safety in mind

With Thanksgiving behind us, the holiday shopping season is in full swing. From now until Christmas, parents will head to the store to find the perfect presents for their children. More...

Clerk’s office collects $1,200 a minute during “Operation Green Light”

When the Clerk & Comptroller’s office gave citizens a one-time opportunity to pay their outstanding Palm Beach County traffic tickets in full, restore their driving privileges and save the 40 percent collection agency fee, they lined up by More...

Palm Beach Gardens High receives $25,000 State Farm Insurance grant

Palm Beach Gardens High School is one of 50 high schools in the nation to earn a $25,000 “Celebrate My Drive” grant from State Farm Insurance, the school district said in a statement.  More...

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... as unique as their owners

When Steven Chase was 10, he lived in a neighborhood built on an old mango grove, which had left the soil unusually rich and dark. He grew zinnias and sunflowers that shot up to over 6 feet. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

HELLO

Broadway’ s hottest & most controversial musical comes to South Florida

Ding-Dong!  Hello!  I would like to share with you news about the most amazing musical; it’s the hottest ticket in South Florida, despite its unlikely topic: Mormon missionaries in Uganda.  It’s “The Book of Mormon: T More...

Village life: Stalking the curly kale

On certain clear Saturday mornings, I like to amble through the little village bordered on both sides by water just off the bridge that bifurcates Lake Worth.  More...

SPILLING IT

‘Dougie Large’ is on a mission to save the Florida (hockey) Panthers

Doug Cifu is the new co- owner of the Florida Panthers. He and his business partner Vinnie Viola just bought the hockey team. We met at his home at Mirasol in Palm Beach Gardens. More...

Working drones grounded for lack of safety, privacy rules

Military drones that became familiar during a decade at war can fly as high and fast as a jet, but now makes and models for work and play are myriad. More...

“Neuroscience Discovery Day” Dec. 13 at Max Planck institute

Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience will host “Neuroscience Discovery Day,” a fun afternoon filled with scientific discovery, interactive activities, food trucks and entertainment, on Saturday, Dec. 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Jim Barry receives top award from fishing club

Jim Barry, a lifelong native of Palm Beach County, has been awarded the West Palm Beach Fishing Club’s highest honor, its Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. More...

Carlin White leaves legacy of memories

When William Carlin White died on Dec. 2, 107 years of memories along the Loxahatchee River died with him.  Mr. More...

Real Estate News

Private water views at Mirasol beauty

Enjoy one the most beautiful, private water views in Mirasol from this fourbedroom, 4½-bathroom Amante model. This home at 119 Via Verde Way, Palm Beach Gardens, captures the most spectacular of indoor/outdoor living experiences. More...

“Save the Panther 5K” race returns to the Palm Beach Zoo

The 2nd annual “Save the Panther 5K” race at the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, presented by Sagicor Life Insurance Company, is set for Saturday, Jan. 3. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Beer stein’s origins traced to the ‘Black Death’

Tradition claims that it was the bubonic plague in the 14th century that inspired the creation of beer steins. More...