This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the renovation of the National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum in Fort Pierce. A $2.2 million re-do has been completed. What’s new? A theater and two display galleries. A Sikorsky Black Hawk helicopter. You can sit at the controls. An interactive display to show you what it’s like to conduct a night mission. A 14-foot steel beam recovered from the rubble of the World Trade Center. The museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays. It is located on Highway A-1-A on North Hutchinson Island. On nearby beaches, Underwater Demolition Teams or “fr
This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about efforts to comfort a congregation in Fort Pierce after the fatal crash of a church van. Eighteen members of the Independent Haitian Assembly of God on Orange Avenue were returning from a Palm Sunday revival in Fort Myers on State Road 78. Near Moore Haven, the van shot across U.S.
This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about President Obama’s visit to the Floridian National Golf Club in Palm City. When the Golfer-in-Chief arrived Saturday, March 28, at St. Lucie County International Airport, Congressman Patrick Murphy of Jupiter showed him a small bottle of gray-green water from the polluted St. Lucie River. At the Floridian, Obama played several rounds unseen by the public and the press corps. Floridian owner Jim Crane said the president, a lefty, is getting better.
This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about this year’s turtle nesting season. Looks pretty good. The season runs each year from March 1 through October 31. In 2013, the season was a blockbuster. First leatherbacks, then loggerheads, then greens scooped out almost 70,000 nests on the beaches in Brevard, Indian River, St.