Erika Update

Aug 28, 2015

Drew Mello talks with Rosemary Knight, President of the Pineapple Playhouse in Fort Pierce.

Now in their 43rd season, the Pineapple Playhouse is St. Lucie County’s oldest not-for-profit theater.

For more information on the Pineapple Playhouse click here:

Parent University is Saturday, Aug. 29 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Martin County High School.  Find out more by clicking  HERE.

Keeping an Eye on Tropical Storm Erika

Aug 25, 2015

  As we keep an eye on Tropical Storm Erika you should review your hurricane plan.  To find out more about how to put a plan together click HERE. If you wonder what supplies you should have on hand, you can find out more by clicking HERE.  You can follow the progress of Erika with the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network by clicking HERE.

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about toxic marine bacteria.  They are something to add to the list of hazards along our stretch of Florida, along with lightning, rip currents and sharks.  In July, a Port St.

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

Throughout September, TCFB 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:

Jill Roberts checks in with Florida Public Radio Meteorologist Jeff Huffman.  For Hurricane information, visit the FPREN Storm Center by clicking HERE.

Bring a red cooler

Aug 17, 2015

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about red coolers.  No joke.  Bring one with you when you go boating in the ocean.  It could save your life.  If the boat sinks, chances are the cooler will pop to the surface.  Red is easier to spot than white or blue from a rescue vessel or airplane.  That’s a safe boating tip offered by Palm City resident John Spatuzzi, a retired Coast Guard pilot, in a guest column that appears on  It was inspired by the search for two South Florida boys lost at sea.  Other tips: Wear a life jacket.  Bring a waterproof radio or a cell phone

Due to a storm on Thursday, WQCS Streaming is temporarily out of service. Repairs are underway. We apologize for the disruption to our online listeners.