Treasure Coast Essay

Treasure Coast Essay
7:20 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Our own American Idol

Many on the Treasure Coast voted for her, but it was not enough for Kristen O’Connor, a graduate of Sebastian River High School, to make it to the next round on “American Idol.”  That is the popular TV show in which unknown pop singers compete for votes from viewers by telephone and the Internet.  Kristen, 24, is the daughter of Dan and Deidre O’Connor of Sebastian.  Her Mom and grandmother Alice Williford were in Hollywood to cheer her on.  Kristen is a petite young woman with a big voice and a dramatic style.  She was one of three “wild card” contestants added by the judges to the ten who

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Treasure Coast Essay
7:20 am
Mon March 3, 2014

For book lovers and budding authors

BookMania! – always written with an exclamation point – will celebrate its 20th anniversary from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, at the Wanda H. Yarboro Center for the Performing Arts at Martin County High School in Stuart.  Produced by the Library Foundation of Martin County, BookMania!

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Treasure Coast Essay
7:20 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Spring training is back!

Spring training is back on Florida’s Atlantic Coast.  Let’s hope it keeps coming back.  The New York Mets in Port St. Lucie, the Washington Nationals in Viera and the St.

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Treasure Coast Essay
7:20 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Headline: How to celebrate Valentine’s Day

  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

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Treasure Coast Essay
7:20 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Showtime! with an exclamation point

Just like the musical Oklahoma!, the sport fishing boat Showtime! has an exclamation point at the end of her name.   And for good reason.  In the season just ended, Showtime!

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