This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the top Treasure Coast news stories in 2014. Number 1 for the entire Treasure Coast was the mostly negative reaction to All Aboard Florida’s plan for a high-speed passenger train service between Miami and Orlando, The Federal Railroad Administration held three meetings on the Treasure Coast. More than 17 hundred attended. Almost all who spoke opposed the $2 billion project. In Indian River County, the sale of the Vero Beach electric utility to Florida Power & Light was jeopardized.
This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about a “hot spot,” where stockbrokers with troubled regulatory records are clustered. The Wall Street Journal identified this hot spot as the Treasure Coast. That’s not quite accurate. This hot spot – one of 16 in the U.S.
This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about an auction of memorabilia collected over the years by movie and TV star Burt Reynolds of Hobe Sound. The auction was conducted earlier this month in Las Vegas. The 650 items from Reynolds’ life and career included the 1977 Pontiac Trans Am used to promote “Smokey and the Bandit,” the 18-karat gold antique pocket watch given to him by Sally Field when they were dating, clothing worn in his movies, awards for his acting in Hollywood and for his football playing at Palm Beach High School, and boxing gloves signed by Muhammad Ali. Reyno