April 28, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Fishing tournament set for Mother’s Day weekend

Anglers, get set to hit the water. And don’t forget to bring Mom. The 16th annual Grand Slam KDW Tournament is scheduled for Mother’s Day weekend at Jupiter’s Carlin Park, and with it comes a potential payout of $50,000. More...

4th Amanda J. Buckley golf tournament set

The fourth annual Amanda J. Buckley Give a Smile to a Child golf classic tournament is May 14 at the Palm Beach Gardens Municipal Golf Course. More...

Jupiter Turtle Trot is May 7

The 21st annual Town of Jupiter Turtle Trot 5K Run from Carlin Park along A1A to the Jupiter Inlet and back is May 7. More...

Young female golfers can score college scholarships

How would you like your daughter to go to college for free? If she can shoot less than 85 from the white tees, she will probably find a Division II university that will offer her some type of golf scholarship. More...

Lang Realty purchases Kolter group agency in Port St. Lucie

Lang Realty has purchased Villager Realty in Port St. Lucie from The Kolter Group, the company announced. The office will operate under the name Lang Realty of St. Lucie County and Lang said it plans an aggressive expansion in the county. More...

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Simplify the U.S. Tax Code? It just won’t happen

What book is longer than the “Bible?” Longer than Tolstoy’s “War and Peace?” Hint: the book is very much related to April 15. Yes, none other than the “U.S. Tax Code.” How long is long? More...

Merry-go-round figures find their place as folk art

Carousel figures, made mostly in the early 1900s, sell for high prices today. Carousels probably were first made in the 1700s to train spear-throwers, not as enjoyable rides for children. More...

Any way you cut it

Delis thrive in northern Palm Beach county

For a take-out freshly made sandwich or sub, you can’t beat a deli. There are several in our area that offer a bite on a bun to go, or to eat in. Most offer prepared foods as well, for a night off for the cook. More...

North county “well suited” for Chromalloy

Northcorp Corporate Park’s population of technology firms is about to grow. Chromalloy, a maker of protective coatings and parts for turbine engines, will create a Technology Center of Excellence at the Palm Beach Gardens office park. More...

FPL parent wins green certification

FPL’s parent company has gone green. NextEra Energy’s headquarters in Juno Beach has received Gold-level Leadership in Energy and Environmental design, or LEED. More...

Groups to rally against cancer at Relay For Life

Celebrate survivorship and help the American Cancer Society raise money. The society will hold its Relay For Life May 6-7 at Constitution Park in Tequesta. At the relay, which begins at 6 p.m. More...

High school seniors, teachers honored by north county chamber

The Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce will honor 35 teachers and five high school seniors during the 12th Annual North County Education Awards breakfast on May 11 at PBG Marriott. More...

Chase encourages supporters to vote for charities on Facebook

Give your favorite charity an added bonus this year. Chase Community Giving is back on Facebook to encourage supporters to vote for their favorite charities. The company will give a total of $5 million this year. More...

To make a difference, there’s no place like home

A day in the life of a community foundation is quite an extraordinary passage through time and activities. More...

Parents cannot assume a legal say once child turns 18

¦ April is Autism Awareness Month This is the last in a four-part series about the different aspects of dealing with autism. More...

Seacoast reports operating profits

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida (NASDAQ-NMS: SBCF), a bank holding company whose principal subsidiary is Seacoast National Bank, reported first quarter 2011 net income of $358,000, compared with a net loss of $10.2 million in the fourth quart More...

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Spacious on the water

Toll Brothers opens new model at Azura in Boca

Toll Brothers has opened a new designer decorated model home, the Dalenna Versailles, in the Azura community in Boca Raton. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Edgy musical of twins meeting as adults is long-running London cult hit

BOCA RATON’S SLOW BURN THEATRE COMpany has only been in existence for two seasons. But in that time, it has forged a reputation for its edgy, out-of-the-mainstream musical productions. More...

Low-key event is now a 5-day blowout

Art, food and 50 bands highlight 29th SunFest

Flagler Drive is closed through downtown West Palm Beach and you need to take a detour. What a pain! And what are you going to do? More...

Tickets to Maltz limited engagements go on sale May 2

Tickets to limited engagements go on sale at 10 a.m. May 2 at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. The shows include performances by the Capitol Steps and the John Pizzarelli Quartet. More...