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Biggest boat show

Jan 2, 2017

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the Stuart Boat Show.  It’s less than two weeks away.  It started in the mid-70s and is now the largest boat show on the Treasure Coast.  Hundreds of boats, in-water and on the land.  Ocean-going yachts, cruisers, center consoles, speedboats, fishing boats, pontoon boats – ranging in size from 12 feet to 80 feet.  Plus personal watercraft, marine electronics, outboard motors, inboard engines, safety equipment, boat lifts, fishing gear, music, food and drinks.  When: January 13, 14 and 15.  Where: Northwest Dixie Highway on the St.

Skywatch 1-2-2017

Jan 2, 2017

  

Drew Mello talks with Tom Servinsky, conductor and artistic director of the Academy Orchestra and the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony.

On Sunday, January 8, at 4 and 8 p.m. the Academy Orchestra will team up McCartney Mania to present a tribute to the music of the Beatles at the Lyric Theater in Stuart.

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Top news in 2016

Dec 26, 2016

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the top two news stories on the Treasure Coast in 2016.  First the bad news.  Toxic blue-green algae covered our waters for months.  Beaches had to close.  Marine life was killed.  Polluted fresh-water discharges from Lake Okeechobee into the St. Lucie River were to blame.  The algae spread to the Indian River Lagoon and the ocean.  Now the good news – at least for Martin, St.

Drew Mello talks with John Crosby, President of the Indian River Symphonic Association.

Their 2017 concert season begins Thursday, January 12 with the Prague Philharmonia, followed on Friday, January 27 with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine.  The concerts are at the Community Church of Vero Beach.

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Mother’s Day rescue

Dec 19, 2016

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the owner of a swim school in Hobe Sound who was honored by the Red Cross for rescuing two boys from drowning.  It was Mother’s Day.  Chrstina Gillin-Theiss was walking with friends and family at Riviera Beach in Palm Beach County.  They spotted two teenage boys being swept away from shore by a rip current.  No lifeguards were nearby.  So Christina plunged in.  She is 5-foot-2 and weighs 124-pounds.  The boys were bigger.

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