4 hrs ago
Caribbean News Now!
Commentary: Sell or lease St Lucia's Vigie airport? You joking? Part 14
By Mark Laporte The Conclusion We have gone through quite a bit of information as we discussed the benefits of keeping our Vigie Airport in the hands of the St Lucian public. It is suggested as we, hopefully, publicly debate the benefits and disadvantages of public /private partnerships or the total privatization of our national assets, that we give due thought to the opportunities that we have within our own shores, which we could use as revenue earners in a sustained effort to keep Vigie airport, or any other St Lucian ports and national assets in our hands.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
WFLX-TV West Palm Beach
Burglary suspect airlifted to hospital
Port St. Lucie police say a burglary suspect had to be airlifted to an area hospital after he was seriously injured in a break-in attempt. Around 7:30 p.m. Sunday, police officers responded to a home in the 1600 block of S.W. Penrose Avenue to investigate a possible burglary in progress.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
The Motley Fool
Hate Florida? Retire Where You Want While Still Being Money-Smart
Planning for your retirement takes a lot of effort, with many financial considerations proving to be difficult to predict. With so many people having saved little or nothing toward their retirement, the need to find places to live that won't break the bank on a fixed income from Social Security is greater than ever.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Va. Beach native walks to Florida on journey to help the homeless
He's trekked through rain and heat, and slept under bridges, in empty warehouses and shelters. Leroy Bailey is now a 10th of the way through his 10,465-mile journey around the perimeter of the United States, which he estimates will take a year and a half.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
SchoolPool: Software system to help parents, students and schools
School Districts on the Treasure Coast and Palm Beach County are awesomely amazing in practical yet futuristic approaches and ideas to educate the complete child in efforts to point them in directions which address the needs of each individual. For example, St. Lucie County School District is working to increase participation in its partnership with South Florida Commuter Services , which is a program of the Florida Department of Transportation through SchoolPool, a software system that helps to connect interested parents who live near one another so that they can plan such activities as a " walking " school bus, bike pools, car pools, etc.
WFLX-TV West Palm Beach
Disney on Ice presents "Worlds of Fantasy"
Feld Entertainment's action-packed ice spectacular, Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy , whisks audiences on a captivating adventure to four magical locations, including the auto-racing terrain of Cars and a visit to Andy's bedroom for some fun with the stars of Toy Story 3. This production delights audiences with a journey under the sea to Ariel's world from The Little Mermaid and then into the mystical land of Pixie Hollow for a presentation of Tinker Bell. Promotion Description.
Jeff Wilpon accused of discrimination, wrongful termination
Feb 17, 2014; Port St Lucie, FL, USA; New York Mets co owner Jeff Wilpon watches the workouts during todays first official day of spring training at Tradition Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Barr-USA TODAY Sports In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Brooklyn federal court, former Mets vice president for ticket sales and services Leigh Castergine alleges that she was fired for having a baby out of wedlock.
WFLX-TV West Palm Beach
Accused drug dealer guitars going to school
Back in April, Joseph Tower of Port St. Lucie was arrested on drug charges in both Martin and St. Lucie Counties. Tower wanted the guitars back, but the city attorney had other ideas, and began the forfeiture process to gain title.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Teachers protest St. Lucie School District after alleged retaliation
The teacher's union, St. Lucie CTA/CU, has alleged the superintendent and school district have retaliated against their members and violated labor laws. It all started in July when the school district announced it was getting rid of teacher committees appointed by principals and the union.
Southeast Florida U.S. Congressional seats and upcoming races Nov.4
While Patrick Murphy is gaining in popularity in his District in southeast Florida, there are other U.S. Congressional Representatives in southeastern Florida that are equal in their "Hollywood style popularity" in Districts 20, 21 and 22., all up for re-election as incumbents in the 2014 mid-term general election Nov. 4. District 18 stretches along the Treasure Coast from St. Lucie, Martin and Northern Palm Beach Counties and is currently represented by Patrick Murphy; District 20, which is represented by Alcee Hastings, includes Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach with area inland to the southeastern shores of Lake Okeechobee and the community of Belle Glade .
WPTV Local News
Sept. 10 is Good Neighbor Day
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 is Good Neighbor Day, a day when you can meet your neighbors while paying it forward - and a few local florists are getting involved to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of this day. Floral company FTD began Good Neighbor Day 20 years ago, celebrating goodwill toward all people.
Expanded coverage update
AT&T has expanded 4G LTE coverage in North Miami with the activation of another mobile Internet cell site. Since the start of the year, AT&T has added 37 new sites from Homestead to Port St. Lucie, including 16 sites in Miami-Dade County.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Caribbean News Now!
Letter: Vinciman not 'Fo Real'
Dear Sir: In St Vincent and the Grenadines , we have some people who would go to all ends to defend the current government and its leader. One such person who recently popped up is so-called "Vinciman".
Sat Sep 06, 2014
WPTV Local News
SLCSO: Drunk driver rams deputy's patrol car
The St. Lucie Sheriff's Office says a 20-year-old drunk driver rammed a St. Lucie County deputy's stationary patrol car after the deputy made a traffic stop early this morning. PORT ST.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
the Best Cities for Retirees
Whether you're approaching retirement age or just looking forward to a time when you no longer have to work and can spend your days playing golf and eating dinner at 4 in the afternoon, there are 10 cities that you need to consider moving to. , Tampa, Florida, is the best city for retirees based on things like affordability, climate, health care facilities and activities.
Florida Still Feeling the Fallout of Digital Domain Collapse
Back in 2012, New Times brought you a comprehensive post-op on Digital Domain , a California-based special effects company that grabbed a lot of attention after it resurrected hip hop legend Tupac via hologram for the 2012 Coachella music festival.
Sunshine State News
St. Lucie County Property Appraiser's Office Wins 'Best-of-World' Award
The 70-person St. Lucie County Property Appraiser's Office, led by former Senate President Ken Pruitt, has won the biggest annual award the International Association of Assessing Officers hands out -- the 2014 Distinguished Assessment Jurisdiction Award. The award is presented to a national, state, regional or local agency that has instituted a technical, procedural, or administrative program that improves on prior programs, and is recognized as a component of a model assessment system and a contributing factor to equity in property taxation.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Police: Man exposes himself multiple times near busy Port St. Lucie street
The 80-year-old victim told investigators the man exposed himself three different times within a month while she was on her daily walks on Port. St. Lucie Boulevard near SE Sidonia Street.
BLOG: Philly Ranks As One Of Worst Places For Retirement
By Jim Donovan: I have to admit, I am obsessed with retirement planning. I even have a retirement app on my cell phone - as of this morning I have 2571 work days left until I can retire.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Mets' Bobby Parnell in line to be ready for spring training
Bobby Parnell made his return to the Mets' clubhouse this week, earning a hearty welcome from his manager and feeling the camaraderie that escapes him as he rehabs in Port St. Lucie, Fla. There, at the Mets' facility, Parnell is rehabbing from Tommy John surgery.