July 16, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Renowned photographer Joel Sartore to speak at Go Blue Awards luncheon

“It is folly to think that we can destroy one species and ecosystem after another and not affect humanity. More...

Meals on Wheels needs drivers, kitchen assistants

Want to make a positive difference in the life of a homebound senior in Palm Beach County?  If so, you’ll want to make plans to attend one of two Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches volunteer orientation sessions planned in August.  More...

‘Love is just love,’ marriage planner says

Sue Totterdale was delighted when Florida legalized same-sex marriage in January.  “I was tickled. I was glad that they got their civil rights. I think love is just love. I’m tickled to death about it. More...

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Business News

Tenet Healthcare Florida Hospitals, Florida Blue sign multi-year agreement

Tenet Healthcare’s Florida Region has signed a new three-year contract with Florida Blue guaranteeing members have in-network access to 10 acute care hospitals and 34 outpatient centers in South Florida.  More...

Lighthouse ArtCenter hires development director, curator

The Lighthouse ArtCenter in Tequesta has hired Barbara Rogoff as the director of development and Alison Schaeffler- Murphy as the curator and assistant to the director.  More...

Executive Women of the Palm Beaches installs officers for 2015-2016 term

Executive Women of the Palm Beaches recently installed the newest slate of officers who will serve the organization and its foundation for the 2015-2016 term.  Installed were, president, Sandra Close Turnquest; president-elect, Lori Fischer; sec More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Rust Never Sleeps

Author chronicles a never- ending war against corrosion

It all started with an alluring 40-year-old sailboat in Mexico. Writer Jonathan Waldman and two of his buddies bought the boat when they were 30. "It was either climb Mt. Everest or sail around the world," he says. More...

Slipknot ties up another hit before hitting the road

Slipknot had reason to celebrate when its new album, “.5: The Gray Chapter,” debuted at No. 1 on Billboard magazine’s top 200 chart when it was released in October.  More...

HAPPENINGS

Country sounds to ring out on Waterfront

The Jacob Martin Band will help West Palm Beach celebrate its country roots at Sunday on the Waterfront, a free family and pet-friendly concert at the Meyer Amphitheatre beginning at 4 p.m. July 19.  More...

3rd Annual Sea Level Rise Symposium set for Aug. 1

The Arthur R. Marshall Foundation, the League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County, the Oxbridge Academy and Youth Environmental Alliance are hosting the 3rd annual Sea Level Rise Symposium on Aug. 1.  More...

Florida Lottery sets record annual sales, gives more than $1.5 billion to education

The Florida Lottery reached a record of $5.58 billion in annual sales and more than $1.5 billion in transfers to education during fiscal year 2014-15, which ended June 30. More...

Lighthouse seeks volunteers to help “light the way”

The Loxahatchee River Historical Society is looking for friendly folks to volunteer for various positions on weekdays or weekends at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum.  Volunteers will have a friendly smile, willingness to work with the pu More...

Real Estate News

Luxurious estate home in exclusive Versailles

This nicely appointed home in the Versailles community in Wellington features six spacious bedroom suites with a formal office/den that can be the seventh bedroom. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Hagenauer designs still copied and sought after

Although the design of the late 1890s is best known for the sensuous curves of the Art Nouveau period, there were very modern-looking pieces being made by a few European designers. Some of the most famous were in Vienna, Austria. More...

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The best roadster you don’t have the guts to buy

There is a major difference between a car that you love, and one that you will pay to have in your driveway. The Mazda MX-5 Miata is a prime example of this paradox. More...