Drew Mello talks with Debbi Denning with Molly’s House in Stuart.

Opened in 1996, Molly’s House provides an affordable place for patients and their families to stay while undergoing medical care on the Treasure Coast.

Molly’s House will celebrate their 20th anniversary with Club Havana on Saturday, September 17 at Sailfish Point.

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Where to snorkel

Aug 22, 2016

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the best places to snorkel. – the digital edition of Treasure Coast Newspapers – asked readers to name their favorite spots for donning mask, tube and flippers and enjoying the view beneath the surface.  When algae is absent, of course.  As a snorkeler myself, I was not surprised that Bathtub Reef in Stuart was ranked Number One.  A reef forms a big bathtub at the shore line.  Inside the reef, the calm water allows beginners to see small marine life.  Outside the reef, experienced snorkelers can dive in search of rays and


Saturday, September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. Four non-profit mental health providers, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Tykes and Teens, Suncoast Mental Health and New Horizons of the Treasure Coast, are collaborating on a project to bring attention to the subject of suicide.

Drew Mello talks with Deb Pizzimenti, Director of Outreach for Suncoast Mental Health Center and Dr. Agnieszka Marshall with Tykes and Teens about suicide.

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Algae makes news

Aug 15, 2016

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the attention given by the national news media to the emergency facing the Indian River Lagoon.  Both the PBS NewsHour and The New York Times recently did in-depth reports on the toxic algae blooms that starve the lagoon’s plant life and threaten the entire marine ecosystem.  The PBS story was done with the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting.   It noted two problems – polluted fresh-water discharges from Lake Okeechobee and drainage from septic tanks.  The Times story said fertilizer run-off from agriculture and global warming

Drew Mello talks with Gail Steward, Administrator for Pediatric Alternative Treatment Care Housing and Evaluation Services, otherwise known as Patches.

The daytime pediatric nursing facility is conducting their Fourth Annual Santa’s Summer Toy Drive through August 22.

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