November 12, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

‘I took care of the prisoners of war’

Banna Ghioto was 23 when she joined the service. She could not nursing job in Maryland, so she went to Walter Reed Army Medical in Washington, D.C., where someone suggested she enlist in the Army Nurse Corps. She did. More...

‘We figured if nobody shoots at you, it’s clear’

Jack Factor loved the idea of horses. So it was only natural he would join the cavalry. “I was drafted when I was 18 years old. My number came up, and they said come or we’ll come get you.” It was draft day in Manhattan. More...

Maltz extends Kato’s contract; promotes him to chief executive

Andrew Kato, artistic director of the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, has been promoted to producing artistic director and chief executive. Celebrating his 10th anniversary with the theater, Mr. More...

Training aids pediatricians in treating substance abuse

Two to three brief training sessions can significantly increase pediatricians’ use of techniques for identifying and treating young people with potential alcohol, substance use and mental health problems, according to a new study in a large ped More...

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Trans-Pacific Partnership will create a worldwide business shift

Imagine yourself at a big-box store about to buy a roll of duct tape. You see two identical rolls in every possible way but one is selling for $5 and one for $4. Which should you buy? Seems obvious to buy the $4 tape, right? More...

First-time homebuyers fall again in buyer, seller survey

The share of first–time buyers declined for the third consecutive year and remained at its lowest point in nearly three decades as the overall strengthening pace of home sales over the past year was driven more by repeat buyers with dual income More...

Michelle McGann Fund donates $146,500 to Nicklaus, Miami children’s foundations

Michelle McGann presented Barbara Nicklaus, along with the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and the Miami Children’s Health Foundation, a check for $146,500, on behalf of The Michelle McGann Fund. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

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Paintings from Richard Manoogian’s collection come to Lighthouse ArtCenter

Richard Manoogian may own one of the finest art collections in the country. And he is only too happy to share it. More...

An afternoon of cabaret, Beaujolais

One of South Florida’s own will introduce the new Beaujolais with an afternoon of cabaret. More...

LagoonFest celebrates the lake

LagoonFest is a celebration of the Lake Worth Lagoon, at least the part that’s in downtown West Palm Beach. The Waterfront will be fun-ready from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 14. More...

Photographer puts a face on the threat of extinction

Joel Sartore hopes to save the animal species one face at a time.  The photographer and conservationist was in South Florida to speak at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Go Blue Awards luncheon, held Nov. More...

Veterans get ride of their lives from Honor Flight

THEY GATHERED IN THE PRE-DAWN HOURS at Palm Beach International Airport, ready for their mission. Seventy veterans of World War II and 10 from the Korean War amassed in the baggageclaim on Oct. More...

Hers was the first voice they heard

Florence Elion Mascott never got her wings, but she sings the praises of the women who did — women trained to fly at home so men could fly into combat — Women’s Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs).  More...

‘We stayed with the convoy … then the Japanese torpedoed us’

James Ponce, known as the esteemed tour guide at The Breakers, the man the Palm Beach Town Council named “Palm Beach’s only two-legged historical landmark,” joined the Navy when he was 20. The St. More...

Palm Beach State’s Wihbey to speak on ‘Women and Power’

Jean A. Wihbey, provost for Palm Beach State College’s Eissey campus, will speak on “Women and Power,” at the Nov. 16 meeting of the Northern Palm Beach branch of the American Association of University Women. More...

Real Estate News

Equestrian elegance

Close to 10 acres is available in the highly sought-after Mallet Hill in Wellington. The property, 13700 Quarter Horse Trail, features a 17-stall barn, a tack-andfeed room, grooms’ housing and a pool. More...

Put an artful ring around your napkins

Antique napkin rings are used today as part of the new “green” movement. The cloth napkin used at dinner, if almost clean, can be carefully folded, rolled up and saved in the napkin ring. More...

Infiniti Q70: An aggressive luxury sedan for the anonymous crowd

The Infiniti Q70 is a contradictory assault on the senses. It is a luxury car with all the right indulgent amenities, but it is wrapped in a package of an aggressive sports car.  More...