August 13, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Nominate a Home Town Hero for Trustco Bank Hall of Fame

Nominations are being accepted for the Trustco Bank’s Home Town Heroes Hall of Fame. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Testing the market waters by looking at the P/E

The thing I enjoy most about writing this column each week is the amazing feedback I receive from my friends and family regarding my writing. More...

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Providing a safe place

Investing in staff yields exponential rewards

Getting the people who report to you to contribute more to your organization as you establish stronger talent retention must cost a pretty penny, right?  Not really, says corporate coach Maxine Attong.  “You don’t necessarily ne More...

Students get preview of automotive service technology at Mercedes-Benz of Delray

More than 60 students and parents recently got a preview of the future of automotive service technology and the integration of STEM skills in transportation careers at a “Future Tech” seminar at Mercedes-Benz of Delray Beach.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Put a lid on it

The amazing variety and beauty of coffee lids

Coffee lids.  Many of us use them several times a week, or, if we have a serious java jones, every day… or even several times a day.  We press them against our faces and touch our lips to them.  We appreciate their function, but More...

Dramaworks heats up with “110 in the Shade”

“110 in the Shade.”  The title alone would make it apropos of everything in South Florida — especially in August.  But it doesn’t hurt that the musical, by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt of “The Fantasticks&rdquo More...

HAPPENINGS

Norton offers event that’s educational, free

There may be no better bargain in West Palm Beach than Art After Dark.  The Norton Museum of Art’s ongoing Thursday night programming never disappoints. More...

PGA Golfer Els, Liezl Els to open doors at autism center Aug. 17

Six years after envisioning a one-of-akind facility that would serve the educational, medical, recreational and therapeutic needs of children on the autism spectrum, Ernie and Liezl Els will swing open its doors.  More...

PGA National hosts sweet treat, a day at a life-sized Candy Land

PGA National Resort & Spa will host “Sweet Treat Festival: Candy Land Experience” on Saturday, Aug. More...

‘Road to self-sufficiency’ goal of council for farmworkers

It’s a Thursday morning in Lake Worth, already hot, and food collection day at the Farmworker Coordinating Council of Palm Beach County.  More...

BEHIND THE WHEEL

You don’t need to be a millionaire to enjoy a racetrack

It’s no good owning a 180 mph sports car if it spends its whole life in 35 mph traffic. You probably bought a car with low-profile tires, a turbocharger, or other performance features that just languish during commuting. More...

Real Estate News

Singular elegance on Singer Island

Your winter retreat, your summer vacation, or a year-round haven.  Each Oasis residence offers panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Veilleuse helps keep tea, soup hot by the bedside

The antiques auction catalog stated there was a rare and valuable “veilleuse” in the next sale.  That is a descriptive word a seasoned auction-goer would understand, but the antiques meaning is not in most dictionaries.  More...