Help wanted at Piper

Aug 28, 2017

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the good news out of Piper Aircraft.  The company has been building general aviation planes in Vero Beach since 1957 and is now owned by the Government of Brunei.  Business is good, and the company is again hiring, according to the 32963 weekly newspaper.   Profits are twice what they were a year ago.  Piper said it is hiring about 10 people a week.  Among those needed are aircraft workers, sheet-metal workers and welders.  Just two years ago, Piper announced job cuts.  As of August 11, the work force of 762 was slightly higher than

Items such as shampoo, razors, soap, make up and feminine hygiene items are available to teens through the Teen Pantry.  It's a program of the Whole Child Connection through the Treasure Coast Food Bank. The items are donated by local businesses and offered to Martin County residents who are students and between the ages of 12 and 19. Find out more by clicking HERE.

Drew Mello talks with Kia Fontaine, Executive Director of the Lyric Theatre in Stuart.

Since 1926, when it debuted as silent movie house, the Lyric has been a home for the performing arts.

For information on The Lyric Theatre click here:

Remembering Hurricane Andrew

Aug 24, 2017

Many people remember Bryan Norcross as the voice of Hurricane Andrew.  His new book titled "My Hurricane Andrew Story" takes a look back at the category five storm.

You can find out more about James Gibson, one of the original Highwaymen by visiting his website.  Click HERE.  Find out more about the A.E. Backus Museum by clicking HERE.


Solar eclipse

Aug 21, 2017

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the solar eclipse.  It’s today.  A rare occurrence.  The sun will be totally blocked by the moon along a path from Salem, Oregon, to Charleston, South Carolina.  Don’t go to South Carolina.  It’s jammed.  Experience a partial eclipse from down here.  It will peak about 2:53 p.m.

Drew Mello talks with Triana Romero with Treasure Coast Food Bank, the largest hunger relief agency on the Treasure Coast.

Throughout September, the food bank will observe Hunger Action Month – a nationwide initiative designed to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger and join the movement to help end hunger.

For more information on the Treasure Coast Food Bank click here:

Auditions will be held at the Jensen Beach High School Band room.  To find out more about auditions and about the symphony, click HERE.