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9:17 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Remembering Hurricane Andrew

Linda Meyer was on vacation when Hurricane Andrew hit her home.  She was visiting former WQCS Development Director Adrienne Moore and spent the storm in our studios as we aired updates and information.  Three days later she returned home.

News
12:12 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

Vero mother and daughter weathered Hurricane Andrew in Miami hospital

Emily Gibbons, then 12, had heart surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital two days before the storm struck, on Aug. 24, 1992.   

News
12:02 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

Miami charter boat captain remembers post-Andrew visit to Bahamas

Now of Stuart, Ralph Baker says lights and other aids to navigation in the Bahamas had been blown away by the storm.  

News
11:52 am
Wed August 22, 2012

Hurricane Andrew still vivid to woman whose home was near epicenter

Now a Treasure Coast resident, Tanya Sockol has never forgotten what the storm did to her unborn baby's newly decorated nursery at her home in Florida City.

co working
9:04 am
Tue August 21, 2012

Co working is becoming more popular at the North Indian River County Library.

Working from home can be isolating, or your home may be little noisy for working.  Some are finding working conditions just right at their local library.


News
2:44 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

Hurricane Andrew: Woman remembers what storm did to her baby's crib

Tanya Sockol, now a St. Lucie County firefighter, had just finished decorating a nursery for her unborn daughter when Andrew struck South Florida, on Aug. 24, 1992.

World Breastfeeding Week
11:57 am
Thu August 9, 2012

St. Lucie County WIC program helps support breastfeeding Moms

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, the St. Lucie County WIC program held a seminar on the issue.  Martin County will hold one Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. till noon at the Children's Services Council.  For more information of breastfeeding, you can contact the St Lucie County WIC program in Ft. Pierce at 772-462-3900 in Port St. Lucie the number is 772-785-6124.  In Martin County call 772-221-4000 ext. 2136.  Or call LaLeche League of the Treasure Coast at 1-877-432-5324.  You can visit LaLeche on the web at www.llli.org.

News
4:35 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

In Hurricane Andrew's wake: destruction everywhere, and silence

A Palm Beach Gardens architect who surveyed damage in Homestead after the storm says it resembled a landscape after nuclear war. The interview is the first in a series WQCS is airing in August. Andrew's 20th anniversary is Aug. 24.

Dogs for Life
1:01 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

It's International Assistance Dog Week

We visit a Vero Beach home where a dog helps her owner hear.  Find out more at Dogs For Life.

News
12:56 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

Tropical storm boosted Florida's already abundant mosquito population

Dr. Roxanne Connelly, a scientist at the University of Florida Medical Entomology Lab in Vero Beach, discusses the prolific nature of mosquitoes and says there must be "billions upon billions" of them in Florida.  

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