The Treasure Coast Food Bank will provide free meals for hundreds of Treasure Coast Children this summer.  You can find open summer feeding programs near you by clicking HERE.


Scientists at FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute determine dolphins have social networks.  Read the study by clicking HERE.

World’s best beach

Jun 1, 2015

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay taking issue with the 2015 list of the top 10 U.S. beaches from Dr. Beach.  His real name is Stephen Leatherman, a coastal expert and professor at Florida International University.  Number one this year is Waimanalo Bay in Hawaii.  Never heard of it.  Florida had the most beaches listed, with four.  They are a county park beach in Bonita Springs and state park beaches at St. George Island, Key Biscayne and Naples.  What about our beach?  If Dr.

May is Stroke Awareness Month

May 29, 2015

Felix Martinez and State Representative, MaryLynn Magar share their stories on having a stroke. Martinez visits the Aphasia/Stroke support group that takes place at Health South Rehabilitation Hospital at Martin Health. For more information, visit Magar still spreads the word about stroke awareness and informs people on the symptoms.

Drew Mello talks with Sarah Ruwe, Executive Director of Florida’s Coast to Heartland Chapter of the American Red Cross.

On Saturday, June 6th, Red Cross chapters across the state, including West Palm Beach, Stuart and Vero Beach will offer a free “train in a day” program for volunteers who are willing to help support hurricane relief.

For more information for click here:

Predictions for the Coming Hurricane Season

May 27, 2015

Marithza Calderon of the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network brings us the official predictions for the coming hurricane season.  It's important to have an emergency plan for your family or business.  Get help with your plan by clicking

Train In A Day The Red Cross Way

May 26, 2015

As hurricane season nears you can "train in a day" to become a shelter volunteer.  Registration is requested but not required.  Find out more by clicking HERE.

 This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay for Memorial Day about a World War II hero from Stuart known as “Fergie,” His full name was Forest K. Ferguson Jr.  Standing 6-foot-3, he was a football star at the old Stuart High School and the University of Florida.  In 1942 he joined the Army.  On D-Day, he led his squad in a successful assault on German defenses so that American forces could move off Omaha Beach.  He was hit in the head by a machine-gun bullet.

Drew Mello talks with Jasmine Wanek, Marine Biology Educator at the Smithsonian Marine Ecosystems Exhibit, at the St. Lucie County Aquarium.

The Smithsonian will host their annual World Ocean Day celebration from 10am-3pm on Saturday June 6th.

For more information on the Smithsonian Marine Ecosystems Exhibit click here:

The Foster Grandparent pairs low-income senior citizens with students in kindergarten through third grade.  There is a small stipend, which isn't considered income at tax time, but the rewards go way beyond that. Find out more about the Foster Grandparent program by clicking HERE.