Michael Tougias is the author of "So Close To Home."  It tells the story of the Downs family who survived the sinking.  Also, through his diary, Tougias incorporates the thoughts of the German U-Boat captain.

Tougias will appear at Trawler Fest in Stuart next week.  You can find more information by clicking HERE.

Meet Mara Liasson at a luncheon Friday March 3, at the Willoughby Golf Club in Stuart to benefit the Elliott Museum. Get details by clicking HERE.

Nathaniel Reed's visit to the Florida Oceanographic Society scheduled for today has been postponed due to the weather.  Reed will now be at the Florida Oceanographic Society on Thursday 2/23 at 2:00. Nathaniel Reed will also autograph copies of his book Travels on the Green Highway: An Environmentalist's Journey.   Find out more by clicking HERE.  Find out more about Reed at his blog by clicking HERE.


This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about tighter security at Tradition Field this spring for New York Mets workouts and games.  Jon Santucci reports on that to enter we will have to walk through metal detectors.  Just like at the airport.  Empty our pockets of coins and keys and cell phones.  Re-entry will not be permitted.  No folding chairs or stools.  No loud noise-makers.  No strollers that cannot be put under seats.  No full-size bats.  No drones or selfie sticks.  No bottles or cans.  Major League Baseball has ordered all spring training camps to adopt secur

The Treasure Coast Legislative Conference this year is March 21, 22 and 23.  It's coordinated each year by members of the Indian River, St. Lucie and Martin County Chambers of Commerce. A list of this year's priorities can be found by clicking HERE.  To sign up to be a part of this year's trip you can call the Indian River County Chamber of Commerce at 772-567-3491, the St.

Drew Mello talks with Kent Annan, co-director of Haiti Partners, a Vero Beach nonprofit focused on education in Haiti.

Haiti Partners will be hosting their 5th annual “Educate & Celebrate” fundraiser on Friday, March 3 at The Northern Trust Bank in Vero Beach.

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Thanks to a grant from the National Council on Aging, the Treasure Coast Food Bank is able to help senior citizens apply for SNAP benefits.

Take Care Of Your Heart

Feb 14, 2017

February is American Heart Month, but Dr. David Wolinsky a cardiologist with the Cleveland Clinic Florida wants you to think of heart health every month of the year.  Find out more about heart health by clicking HERE.