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Skywatch June 30

17 hours ago

    

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 29, 2016

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Gov. Scott Declares State of Emergency in St. Lucie and Martin Counties Following Algal Blooms

Also Directing DEP & FWC to Mitigate Spread of Algal Blooms

 

Skywatch June 29

Jun 29, 2016

    

Martin County residents told an emergency meeting of the county commission how they feel about the blue-green algae being found in area waterways and beaches. You can watch the entire meeting on the Martin County TV website by clicking HERE.

Skywatch June 28

Jun 28, 2016

    

Blue-Green Algae Update

Jun 27, 2016

Blue-Green Algae Update

Martin County Commissioners will hold an emergency meeting prompted by the influx of blue-green algae in the county’s waterways and beaches. The meeting will be held at the County Commission Chambers at 2401 SE Monterey Road in Stuart at 9 a.m.
The public is invited to comment.
Meanwhile, the county has set up a hotline for the public to get information about water conditions. It’ll be updated every morning.
That number is 772-320-3112.

They lived among us

Jun 27, 2016

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about two men in the news from our area.  First, the Orlando shooter.  Omar Mateen spent his early years in Port St. Lucie.  He attended various schools.  He earned a degree from Indian River State College.  He worked as a private security guard.  He resided with his second wife in Fort Pierce.  He attended the Islamic Center of Fort Pierce on Military Road.  Second, the suicide bomber.  Mohammad Abu-Salha of Indian River County joined anti-government rebels in Syria.

Beaches Close In Martin And St. Lucie Counties

Jun 27, 2016

  Blue-green algae, which can be toxic, closes beaches in Martin and St. Lucie Counties.  You can find out more about the algae from the Martin County Health Dept. by clicking HERE.  

Skywatch June 27

Jun 27, 2016

    

Drew Mello talks with Jay Williams, Curator of Exhibitions and Collections at the Vero Beach Museum of Art.

"Out of this World: The Art and Artists of NASA," opens June 25 in the museum’s Holmes Gallery, and will feature seventy-one works of art from NASA.

For more information on the Vero Beach Museum of Art click here:

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