June 2, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Palm Beach County Historical Hurricane Tracks

Palm Beach County has been in the direct path of a hurricane eight times since 1851, when the first tracking of storms was recorded. >> A: Unnamed Sept. 17, 1947 Cat. 2 90 mph>> B: Wilma Oct. 24, 2005 Cat. 3 105 mph More...

Our waters: Whatever happened to Amendment 1?

Nathaniel Reed, a born-and-raised Florida boy, stepped out of his home on the southern terminus of the Indian River lagoon one early morning last week, looked up the river where he can see five miles on a clear day, and spotted a pod of dolphins. More...

The costliest storms in U.S. history

HURRICANE ISSUE

NAME (STATE) YEAR CATEGORY DAMAGE 1 Katrina (Fl, La, Ms) 2005 3 $108,000,000,000 2 More...

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The new Chevy Cruze: A bit of first class in the bargain basement

Is stability the new sexy? Probably not. But when it comes to cars, we all look to get value for our hard-earned dollars — which is why the practical side of us is rooting for the affordable Chevrolet Cruze. More...

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Business News

Young Friends of the YMCA inspire young

The Young Friends of the YMCA have launched an innovative mentorship program for the children in the YMCA of the Palm Beaches’ after-care program. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

FLORIDA WRITERS

Brooding spirits, lost voices of The Hollows make their claim, again

¦ “Ink and Bone” by Lisa Unger. Touchstone. 352 pages. Hardcover, $24.99. More...

Summer in the Keys

It’s a party every weekend at the vacation spot for Floridians

Wis slowing down as temperatures rise, Key West and the Keys are just getting started. More...

HAPPENINGS

Los Trompos set to spin on the Waterfront

Los Trompos makes its Florida debut and Clematis by Night supersizes on June 2. More...

What’s in a name? Wind and rain

Every year since 1953, the National Hurricane Center has generated an alphabetical list of names for the season’s tropical storms and hurricanes. More...

Agencies and organizations offer emergency help

Hindsight is always a dishonest voice for the present. Storms on the east coast have been few since Hurricane Wilma during the 2005 season, though Hurricane Sandy caused damage along area shores in 2012. More...

Hurricane season inspires need for gadgets, emergency supplies

Now is the time to start stocking up on emergency supplies, prescription medications, batteries and anything needed to make your life calmer — and easier — in the eye of a storm and its potential aftermath. More...

Make sure your storm plan includes family pets

When formulating a hurricane plan, make sure it includes all members of the family, including pets. More...

Prepare an all-hazards supply kit

Having a basic survival kit ready to sustain yourself and your family after an emergency is an essential part of preparation.  Think first about basic survival needs: fresh water, food, clean air and warmth. More...

Real Estate News

MONEY & INVESTING

What is it about the weakening yuan?

It’s tough to understand what’s going on from an economic perspective in China these days. More...

Elegant Beach Front at Singer Island

This Beach Front condominium is in an exclusive, gated community in a Singer Island resort setting with 59 residences. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Chairs meant comfort for cockfighting fans of the upper class

Cockfighting is not legal in the U.S. today, but in the 18th and 19th centuries the sport was a favored event among all social classes in England. More...