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Poet laureate

Sep 5, 2016

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about Indian River County’s first poet laureate.  He is Sean Sexton, 61, appointed to the honorary position by the country commission.  Sean, a grandson of Vero Beach developer Waldo Sexton, runs a cattle business around 82nd Avenue and 37th Street.  Volusia County is the only other Florida county with a poet laureate.  Called the Cowboy Poet, Sean is known for his poems and paintings about nature and ranch life.  His poetry is not obscure but understandable.  Here are lines from Sean’s poem “Metamorphosis.”  “Then one day / you put the tra

Drew Mello talks with Jennifer Esler, President & CEO of the Elliot Museum in Stuart.

The Elliot is presenting two new exhibits, both involving water. “H2O Today” examines the diversity and challenges of global water sources. It was organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

Sharing space with “H2O Today” is an exhibition from FAU/Harbor Branch in Fort Pierce featuring their innovations for studying the deep sea called “Sights, Sounds, and Dynamics in the Sea.

SKYWATCH with Jon Bell

Sep 2, 2016

    

SKYWATCH with Jon Bell

Aug 31, 2016

    

SKYWATCH with Jon Bell

Aug 30, 2016

    

Double homicide

Aug 29, 2016

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about a gruesome double homicide that has received attention far beyond our beautiful stretch of Florida.  It happened the night of August 15 on upscale Southeast Kokomo Lane at the southern edge of Martin County.  John Stevens and his wife Michelle Mishcon were stabbed to death outside their home.  Sheriff’s deputies found a man on top of Stevens in the driveway, biting the victim’s face.  It took several officers and a police dog to subdue the attacker.  Mishcon was found dead in the garage.  Austin Harrouff, 19, a Florida State Universit

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.  TCPalm.com – 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

    

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