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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – The Florida Department of Health in Indian River County is sponsoring the Women and Girls Summit on Saturday, September 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Gifford Youth Activity Center located at 4875 43rd Avenue in Vero Beach. Women and girls are invited to enjoy …

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VERO BEACH – An opening reception for The Fall 2019 Art Installment at the Galleries at First Pres will be held Sunday, October 20, from 12:30 p.m. To 3:00 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church, 520 Royal Palm Boulevard, Vero Beach. Featured local artists include May Brandt, Karin Delagi, and L…

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Stuart – To celebrate the organization’s 40th anniversary of helping victims of domestic violence become survivors, SafeSpace along with presenting sponsors Joe and Margaret Richebourg Temple, will be hosting a birthday bash event including cocktails, dinner, entertainment and chance to win …

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The plot for laughter at St. Lucie Community Theatre’s Pineapple Playhouse is ripped from the script of a dying soap opera called The Bold and the Young, and the hapless characters may not make it to the final episode before themselves being canceled by a murderer. On Wednesday, September 25…

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PORT ST. LUCIE – The City of Port St. Lucie and Waste Pro, its contracted waste hauler, apologize for any inconvenience to residents for missed routes on Saturday and, together, are working on a plan to ensure the uncollected waste is picked up as soon as possible.

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Learn to Read of St. Lucie County was recently awarded a $10,000 Dollar General Foundation Grant to help purchase and Implement CASAS (Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System). According to Learn to Read St. Lucie County Executive Director Matt Anderson, “CASAS is the most widely used …

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VERO BEACH - Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital welcomes internal medicine physician Lori Posk, MD, FACP. Dr. Posk earned her doctor of medicine from Michigan State University and completed her internal medicine residency at Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio. She is board certified in …

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation has awarded the Kindergarten Readiness Collaborative a $40,000 grant to support the nonprofit’s mission to develop a high-quality early childhood system that is family-centered.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Florida Rep. Erin Grall has received her committee assignments for the new legislative session, and they include two leadership positions.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - United Against Poverty Indian River has received a $5,000 Helping Hands Grant from The Allstate Foundation. The grant will be used to support programs, including UP’s signature STEP, Success Training for Employment Program.

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ORLANDO ― WonderWorks Orlando is inviting teachers in Florida to check out all they have to offer for free on select dates in September and October 2019. During Teacher Wonder Days, educators can learn about all the programs they offer. Teachers will get free admission into WonderWorks Orlan…

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Port St. Lucie Council rejects last-minute $15 million cash offer in hopes of spurring research in Tradition

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Treasure Coast - There is still time for interested applicants to take part in an apprenticeship program with Indian River State College (IRSC) this Fall. IRSC is offering apprenticeship programs in air conditioning, refrigeration and heating; plumbing; and electrical trades as well as culin…

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Treasure Coast - Every year, Guardians for New Futures, a small, grassroots nonprofit organization located in St. Lucie County, coordinates and hosts a huge, two-day Child Summit at Indian River State College’s Treasure Coast Public Safety Training Complex in Fort Pierce. This year’s Summit,…

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MARTIN COUNTY – At the August meeting of Project Linus,152 blankets were collected, setting a new record. Two groups each donated 44 blankets. Some of this total was attributed to no meeting in July. A new group from Vitalia in St. Lucie West, Knit One, Crochet Two, has chosen the Martin and…

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Indian River County - Thanks to a grant from the John’s Island Community Service League, YSF will more than double the size of its Adaptive Sailing Program for local community members with special needs. Started as a pilot program last fall, the classes quickly filled up with eight novice sa…

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On Monday, September 9, 2019, the Public Works Department will explore drainage failures under SE Salerno Road, just east of US-1 (SE Federal Highway). This work will necessitate an eastbound lane closure between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm. Motorists and pedestrians are encouraged to e…

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Port St. Lucie - The 3rd Annual Wonderland Gala will be held on Saturday, October 5 at the Tradition Town Hall in Port St. Lucie. The ‘Heart of the Dragon’ and Asian themed event will benefit CareBag Inc. Come and hear the beat of the Japanese Taiko Drums and the Exquisite movement of a Chin…

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Residents urged to avoid contact with waters near Leighton Park in Palm City

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St. Lucie County - The granite for a new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument has arrived Real Stone & Granite in Ft. Pierce. Jose Ubilla, Founder of Real Stone & Granite had picked the granite from a quarry in India. It is the same quarry that supplied granite for the Vietnam Wall.

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On Tuesday, September 10, 2019 the Public Works Department will repair SE Dixie Highway at the intersection with SE Delmar Street. This work will necessitate a southbound lane closure between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm. Motorists and pedestrians are encouraged to exercise caution and t…

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The Indian River State College (IRSC) Public Service Education Division is hosting a special “Discovery Night” for current and future public safety students—including online learners—friends, family and community members where they can explore all the opportunities the division offers.

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St. Lucie County - Jose Ubilla, the Monument Maker and Founder of Real Stone & Granite has brought in a well renowned artist from Venezuela to ‘add some special touches’ to the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument that will be on display in West Palm Beach.

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VERO BEACH - Tennis star Mardy Fish, whose children’s foundation is based in Vero Beach, sent a video message to his foundation’s supporters in August, thanking them for supporting programs for Indian River County children.

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TREASURE COAST – On Aug. 28, Hunger Action Month kicked off at Treasure Coast Food Bank’s food production kitchen. Local officials, community leaders, and executives and managers from Publix teamed with TCFB to help cook and pack meals.

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Father, Johnny Stambough and son, Zach who caught the big bass of 7.31 pounds with a winning tournament weight of 22.12 pounds for the Indian River Bass Anglers. Meetings every first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM located at Marsh Landing in Fellsmere.

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Developing from a tropical wave in the central Atlantic on September 24, Hurricane Dorian churned over several islands in the Bahamas on September 1including Grand Bahama and Abaco Island.  Islanders endured 48 hours of almost unprecedented fury from the Category 5monster with sustained wind…

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Having been spared the category 5 fury of Hurricane Dorian, the sun sets at Rivergate Park in Port St. Lucie on Sept. 4. 

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Having been spared the category 5 fury of Hurricane Dorian, the sun sets at Rivergate Park in Port St. Lucie on Sept. 4. 

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Patti Spina and her 11-year-old son Julien check out the storm surge at Sewall’s Point Park with Louis Martinez.

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Hometown News Staff Photographer Sevin Bullwinkle capturing the sunset at  Port St. Lucie’s Rivergate Park after the storm.

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The dock at Captain Hiram’s, along with most other points of access to Sebastian’s Indian River, closes for safety checks.

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A sidewalk on Ocean Drive in Vero Beach washes away, leaving behind a cavernous hole beneath the boardwalk.

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Michael Kennedy tries his luck with a metal detector after Hurricane Dorian displaces several inches of sand at Sexton Plaza in Vero Beach.

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Employees remove shutters and debris from Vero’s Ocean Grill after Hurricane Dorian leaves their outdoor area unusable.

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Beach access points on Ocean Drive in Vero Beach are closed until safety concerns regarding beach erosion are met.

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Electrical and water system engineers fill an Orchid Island parking lot while performing maintenance on the local infrastructure.

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A sailboat sits partially capsized in Sebastian’s Indian River on Wednesday, September 4 just after Hurricane Dorian’s visit.