You can sign up to participate in the Run For Honor and the USO themed party afterward by clicking HERE.

You can find out more about Southeast Honor Flight by clicking HERE.

Blame it on El Nino.


Meteorologist Jeff Huffman with the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network warns the strong tornado on the west coast last weekend may happen again during this El Nino winter.

It's now been five years since former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was shot in the head during a constituent event.  She and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly will speak Saturday at the Emerson Center in Vero Beach.  You can find out more HERE.

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about top local news stories in 2015.  For our entire area: All Aboard Florida was considering having its planned high-speed passenger trains stop here on their trips between Miami and Orlando.  For Indian River County: The Vero Beach municipal power plant shut down.  Electricity comes from the Orlando Utilities Commission.  Airline service started between Vero Beach and Newark.  For St. Lucie County: The Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute closed its doors in Port St.

All About Downton Abbey

Jan 8, 2016

Drew Mello talks with John Loesser, Artistic Director of The Lyric Theatre in Stuart and Dennis Fruitt, the Executive Director of the Library Foundation of Martin County.

On Thursday, January 28th, Jessica Fellowes, the English author and expert on “Downton Abbey” will be appearing at the Lyric Theatre for a special fundraising event to benefit The Library Foundation of Martin County and The Lyric Theatre.

For ticket information click here:

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about carriage rides in downtown Stuart.  Clip clop, clip clop.  Just like Manhattan or St. Augustine.  The city granted a license to Wind Chase Farms in Palm City to conduct the rides.  Black and white Clydesdales pull carriages from just east of Haney Circle, along Ocean Boulevard, past Memorial Park, down Flagler Avenue and back.  Weather permitting, rides start at 5 Wednesdays through Sundays.  Takes about half an hour.  A carriage seats two to 10 people.

Drew Mello talks with Ginny Blossom, Director of Development, for FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.

Their Ocean Science Lecture Series will begin Wednesday January 6 and continue each Wednesdays through March 16. The lectures are free and open to the public.

Harbor Branch will also be opening a new exhibit -Mission: Ocean Discovery  on Saturday, January 16. For more information click here:

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the Old Vero Man Ice Age site.

Drew Mello talks with Dr. Zack Jud, Director of Education for the Florida Oceanographic Society.

The society’s Coastal Lecture Series get underway January 4 and continues through April 4 at the Blake Library in Stuart. Admission is free.

For more information on the lecture series click here: