Monthly Archives: September 2011

HUD report should allay concerns about corruption in Fort Pierce programs …

FORT PIERCE — City officials said a new federal report can help put allegations of corruption in a former city department in the past. The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development report stated it had “no findings for non-compliance” … Continue reading

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Halloween, fall events on the Treasure Coast

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY Scarecrows In The Garden: McKee Botanical Garden, 350 US 1, Vero Beach, 10 am-4 pm, Sept. 30. $25. Register: 772-794-0601; mckeegarden.org. Pumpkin Patch: Storm Grove Middle School, 6400 57th St., Vero Beach, 8 am-1 pm, Oct. 8. … Continue reading

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Glamour & Grit – Oct. 3, 2011

Hibiscus propagates Hibiscus Children’s Center celebrated the grand opening of its Fort Pierce office last week with a ribbon-cutting, refreshments, tours and a fabulous performance by the Avenue D Boys Choir. St. Lucie County Clerk of Courts Joe Smith emceed … Continue reading

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Memorable Vero Beach-Fort Pierce Central football games

NOV. 22, 1972 Vero Beach 15, Fort Pierce Central 14 Site: Citrus Bowl What happened: Vero Beach quarterback Vittoro Hunter scored on runs of 2 and 1 yards. After a Fort Pierce Central penalty on the first extra point moved … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce man, 19, accused of attempted murder in beating of infant

Mikey Martinez FORT PIERCE — Police have arrested a 19-year-old male city resident on charges of attempted first-degree murder in the beating of a crying weeks-old infant who now is hospitalized with skull fractures and blood on the brain. Mikey … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce-FPUA agreement unlikely to result in higher bills

FORT PIERCE — Residents shouldn’t see their Fort Pierce Utilities Authority electric bills change as a result of a new deal between the authority and the city. City and authority officials met earlier this week in a workshop to find … Continue reading

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Gardening Calendar, Updated Sept. 29

DATED EVENTS Master Gardener Plant Sale: 8400 Picos Rd., Fort Pierce, 8-2 pm, Oct 8. 772-462-1660; stlucie.ifas.ufl.edu. Butterflies For Your Garden: Lecture, butterfly release. Tropical Ranch Botanical Gardens, 1905 SW Ranch Trail, Stuart. 10 am, Oct. 8. Also: plant sale … Continue reading

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St. Lucie County Community Calendar, Updated Sept. 29

St. Lucie County Community Calendar LOOKING AHEAD Kids Day Out: Minsky Gym, 800 SW Darwin Blvd., Port St. Lucie, 7:30 am-5:30 pm, Sept. 30, Oct. 28, Nov. 21-23, Jan. 20, Apr. 5-6. Ages 6-12. $14.35. Register: 772-344-4021; cityofpsl.com. Health Care … Continue reading

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Dennis Jacob: Vero Beach vs. Fort Pierce Central — richest rivalry returns Friday

Fans will come from near and far Friday, thousands in all, to watch one of the Treasure Coast’s most anticipated high school football games this season. Vero Beach (4-0) vs. Fort Pierce Central (3-0). Decades-long neighbors and now high-scoring, state-ranked … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Commissioner Becht seeks no confidence vote on City Manager Recor

FORT PIERCE — A city commissioner is calling for a vote of no confidence in City Manager David Recor. Commissioner Eddie Becht sent an email late Tuesday afternoon to Recor, Christine Famularo in the city attorney’s office and City Clerk … Continue reading

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