Joe Lenartiene

Operations Manager

Ways To Connect

  Amateur radio Operators along the Treasure Coast will be setting up portable communications setups to practice their skills of communications for when all else fails.  

  Valentine’s Day is Friday, February 14th.  What will you do with your sweetie?  The Treasure Coast offers many possibilities.  Assuming you have more free time on a Saturday than on a Friday, postpone Valentine’s Day to February 15th.  Start the day by watching the sun rise over the Atlantic.  You can do it anywhere that’s on the ocean.   Bring your breakfast with you – an orange, a muffin and a jug of coffee.  Then fish for pompano from the beach.  Or go kayaking on the Indian River Lagoon or one of its tributaries.  Or ride your bikes along the Fort Pierce waterfront.  Or take an eco-cr

A high-tech facility in southwestern Indian River County recently started generating electricity from yard waste and other non-food vegetation.  Early in 2013, it will begin selling ethanol for motor vehicles.  In America’s search for clean, renewable energy, this is a very big deal.  It was even written up in The New York Times.  The facility is called the INEOS New Planet Bio-Energy Center.  It’s a joint venture of INEOS – that’s I-N-E-O-S for international ethylene-oxide sales, a chemical giant based in Europe – and New Planet Energy of California.  The $130 million project is the first

For three decades, public radio station WQCS 88.9 FM in Fort Pierce has kept listeners informed through devastating storms, provided engaging entertainment, news and classical music and sparked community involvement for causes across the Treasure Coast.

Dancing with our PALS will benefit the Ft. Pierce Police Athletic League.  Ft. Pierce Police Sgt. Dennis McWilliams will be a participant, he tells us about the event. 

Local amateur radio clubs along the Treasure Coast  will come together to present an Emergency Preparedness Expo and Training Exercise on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24 in conjunction with the annual American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Field Day.  The American Radio Relay League Field Day event  is focused on setting up temporary portable stations, running on emergency power, stay-at-home and mobile units are allowed to participate.  The Public is also invited and encouraged to come out and see what amateur radio is all about.

While an increasing number of our elderly residents may be going hungry, the Treasure Coast Food Bank is making efforts to help with a mobile food bank.

The company unveils its new command center, built to withstand a category 5 storm.

Treasure Coast – Republican Joe Negron is running for the state senate seat being vacated by Senator Ken Pruitt. We talk with him about his campaign.