This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season.  It began June 1st and ends November 30th.  The experts say this will be one of the quietest hurricane seasons in decades.  A normal season has six hurricanes.  Forecasters predict about half that many this year.  But do not get complacent.  In 1992, Hurricane Andrew clobbered Florida during an otherwise slow hurricane season.  Are your hurricane shutters and roof in good shape?  Have you assembled an emergency kit?  Water and canned goods, a manual can opener, a flashlight and extra batteries, your

The Hunting Ground

Jun 19, 2015

Drew Mello talks with Mindi Fetterman the founder and director of The Inner Truth Project which serves the needs of adult survivors of rape, childhood sexual abuse or sexual violence. 

On Saturday, June 27, The Inner Truth Project will host a screening of The Hunting Ground, a new documentary about sexual violence on college campuses. Following the screening there will be a panel discussion with representatives from area colleges.

For more information on The Inner Truth Project click here:

Summer Fertilizer Bans

Jun 15, 2015

Dianne Hughes, Martin County Senior Ecosystem Specialist, discusses the fertilizer ban in Martin County.

For information on the fertilizer ban in Martin County click here 

For information on the fertilizer ban in St. Lucie County click here

For information on the fertilizer ban in Indian River County click here

Sharks to cheer for

Jun 15, 2015

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about Sharks to cheer for.  No, not the sleek predators of the deep.

Transforming The Norton

Jun 12, 2015

Drew Mello talks with Scott Bernarde, Director of Communications for the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach.

The Norton’s primary summer exhibition, Going Places, addresses the design of iconic 20th century vehicles, the history of transportation and its impact on our lives. Going Places will be on display from June 25 through January 10 of next year.

The Norton will be offering free admission to all Florida residents on Thursdays through September 3. Palm Beach County residents can experience the Norton for free on Saturdays year round.

Find out if there is a pet-friendly shelter near you by clicking HERE.

June 7th is Cancer Survivor's Day

Jun 8, 2015

Stephen Spencer, Lin Reading and Greg Burton talk about their experience with cancer and how they were able to overcome their illness.

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about dangerous rip currents along our beaches.  Rough surf generated by strong winds from the east have presented a serious threat to beach-goers in Indian River, St.

Okeechobee at 100

Jun 5, 2015

Drew Mello talks with Sharie Turgeon, Executive Director of Okeechobee Main Street.

The city of Okeechobee is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year with a series of yearlong celebrations including a Centennial Birthday Bash on Saturday, June 13 at Sacred Heart Facilities and Field.

For more information click here:

Meals On Wheels Helps Indian River County Residents

Jun 3, 2015

WQCS Intern Leti Landrau visits Meals on Wheels.  You can find a Meals on Wheels program near you by clicking on the county below.

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