Floridays http://wqcs.org en Recalling the Japan Earthquake http://wqcs.org/post/recalling-japan-earthquake <p>Two former St. Lucie County residents, now missionaries in Japan, talk about the earthquake and tsunami that struck northern Japan in 2011.&nbsp; They say the survivors now face a new fear.</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Janie Gould 45566 at http://wqcs.org Historian makes predictions about hurricane and treasure hunting seasons http://wqcs.org/post/historian-makes-predictions-about-hurricane-and-treasure-hunting-seasons <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Eugene Lyon says he&nbsp;expects good news on both fronts.</span></p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:30:00 +0000 Janie Gould 45221 at http://wqcs.org Duck hunting bonds father and son http://wqcs.org/post/duck-hunting-bonds-father-and-son <p class="MsoNormal"><font color="black" face="Arial" size="2"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Jim Wiggins and his son, Ben, aren't a duck dynasty, but they can hardly wait to head out to the St. John's Marsh when the season begins.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></font></p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Janie Gould 45586 at http://wqcs.org Coast Guard guarded beaches on horseback during World War II http://wqcs.org/post/coast-guard-guarded-beaches-horseback-during-world-war-ii <p>Treasure Coast native also remembers how Sebastian Inlet was protected from German U-boats.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Janie Gould 45585 at http://wqcs.org Renowned artist James Hutchinson recalls years with Seminoles at Brighton reservation http://wqcs.org/post/renowned-artist-james-hutchinson-recalls-years-seminoles-brighton-reservation <p>Hutchinson says the Indians were "dirt poor" in the early 1960s when he and his wife, Joan,&nbsp;camped on the reservation,&nbsp;"and so were we!"&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 18:49:45 +0000 Janie Gould 26375 at http://wqcs.org Renowned artist James Hutchinson recalls years with Seminoles at Brighton reservation Long-time resident worked at seaplane school and Peerless Ice Cream http://wqcs.org/post/long-time-resident-worked-seaplane-school-and-peerless-ice-cream <p>They were postwar ventures in Fort Pierce. Builder O.C. "Pete" Peterson, now 94, shares some memories.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 20:08:13 +0000 Janie Gould 26064 at http://wqcs.org Vero archeological site a 'fertile crescent' ripe for exploration http://wqcs.org/post/vero-archeological-site-fertile-crescent-ripe-exploration <p>It's known as the Vero Man site, believed to&nbsp;contain bones and artifacts from the Ice Age. Susan Grandpierre heads a committee that's working for a full-scale excavation.</p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 22:42:08 +0000 Janie Gould 25766 at http://wqcs.org Hunting was necessity, not sport, for Fellsmere resident in the 1950s http://wqcs.org/post/hunting-was-necessity-not-sport-fellsmere-resident-1950s <p>He says rural Indian River County yielded deer, gators, otters, turtles and even wild mustard greens that grew along canal banks.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 18:30:13 +0000 Janie Gould 25154 at http://wqcs.org Hunting was necessity, not sport, for Fellsmere resident in the 1950s Truman's unscheduled stop in Vero Beach had interesting consequences http://wqcs.org/post/trumans-unscheduled-stop-vero-beach-had-interesting-consequences <p>William Crawford, author of a book about the Intracoastal Waterway, discusses what happened after the presidential yacht ran aground.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 17:27:37 +0000 Janie Gould 24636 at http://wqcs.org Truman's unscheduled stop in Vero Beach had interesting consequences 'Two-legged historic landmark' gives tours of The Breakers in Palm Beach http://wqcs.org/post/two-legged-historic-landmark-gives-tours-breakers-palm-beach <p>James Ponce, 93-year-old Florida native, was honored with that designation after giving hundreds of tours of the historic hostelry.&nbsp; Henry Flagler built the original Breakers.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 18:29:43 +0000 Janie Gould 24345 at http://wqcs.org 'Two-legged historic landmark' gives tours of The Breakers in Palm Beach