You can hear Leslie Morgan Steiner's TED Talk about domestic violence in which she addresses  the question of why abused women don't leave by clicking HERE.

Our entire interview with Leslie Morgan Steiner.

Science Fair 2016

Feb 15, 2016

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the recent Indian River Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Gifford Middle School.  Budding scientists and engineers grades K through 12 displayed 421 projects.  The four exhibits judged Best in Show addressed these questions: On which surface will a Lego car go down a ramp the fastest?  Answer: Non-stick foil.  Does the distance you shoot an arrow affect how deeply it goes into a foam target?  Yes, but closer does not necessarily mean deeper.  Can any current technology detect planets outside our solar system orbiting a black ho

ArtsFest 2016

Feb 12, 2016

Drew Mello talks with Nancy Turrell, Executive Director of The Arts Council of Martin County.

Their annual ArtsFest will take place on February 20 and 21 at Memorial Park in Stuart.

For more information on The Arts Council of Martin County click here:

Hero teen

Feb 8, 2016

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about a 16-year-old hero.  At about 8:30 p.m.

Drew Mello talks with Dale Jacobs with the Children’s Home Society of Florida, Treasure Coast Division.

Their “Fly Me to the Moon” fundraising dinner party will take place on Friday, February 19th at Corporate Air hangar at the Vero Beach Airport.

For more information click here:

Wear Red On Friday

Feb 4, 2016

Friday is National Wear Red Day.  You can find out more about heart health for women by clicking HERE.  The Martin County Health Department also has information.  To find out more click HERE.

HD2 Technical Difficulties

Feb 2, 2016

We have been receiving inquiries from listeners concerning Drops and missed programming on our HD2 air signal and stream. We are working to have this problem corrected as quickly as possible and apologize for any inconvenience; we are in the process of installing upgraded equipment and have encountered some technical difficulties. Thank you for listening and we appreciate your patience.

Marcia Coyle has covered the Supreme Court for 25 years.  She's also the author of The Roberts Court: The Struggle for the Constitution.   Find out more about her presentation at the Emerson Center in Vero Beach by clicking Here.

Watch out for rabies

Feb 1, 2016

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about rabies – the infection that is carried by animals and can kill humans if left untreated.  In 2015, St. Lucie County recorded nine cases of rabid animals – the highest in the state.  Six raccoons, one bat, one cat and one dog.  Normally, the county has two cases a year.  Indian River County recorded one case.  And Martin County recorded two cases.  All raccoons.  Florida recorded 76 cases, mostly raccoons. 

Drew Mello talks with Barbara Russell from the Garden Club of Indian River County.

The club will be hosting their 15th annual Gardenfest! on Saturday, February 6 and Sunday, February 7at Riverside Park in Vero Beach.

For more information click here: