News

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.  

Environment
9:32 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Restoring Simpson Island

The island in the Indian River Lagoon in Martin County is being transformed into a haven for birds.

Alerts
9:25 am
Wed July 25, 2012

Get alerts about state corrections facilities near you.

The state now makes the alerts available find out more here.

Vietnam Wall
9:36 am
Tue July 24, 2012

Looking for photos of those who died in Vietnam

The National Call for Photos is a campaign to collect a photograph for each of the more than 58,000 men and women whose names are inscribed on The Wall.  Collected pictures will be used in the Education Center at The Wall and can also be found on The Virtual Wall.  Find out more here.

fish
9:21 am
Mon July 23, 2012

Be careful when stocking your ponds

Only Florida Large Mouth Bass are permitted.  Find out more from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

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