Monthly Archives: December 2011

Editorial: Fort Pierce should require registration of foreclosed properties

A recent segment on CBS’ “60 Minutes,” “There Goes the Neighborhood,” focused on the impact of the housing foreclosure crisis in Cleveland. Faced with thousands of vacant homes that have led to nearby property values plummeting, blight and havens for … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Library announces January movies

FORT PIERCE — The Fort Pierce Branch Library has announced its ‘Friday Matinee’ lineup for January. Held every Friday, the library presents a free film, starting at 2 p.m. • Jan. 6 – “Stanley Iris” (1989) featuring Jane Fonda and … Continue reading

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Thumb up: Fort Pierce Police Athletic League finally gets its own permanent home

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: After 16 years of wandering around town, the Fort Pierce Police Athletic League recently celebrated a ribbon-cutting at its first official, permanent home. Begun in 1995 as a six-member boxing club in a spare room at … Continue reading

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High school football: Fort Pierce Central’s Road to No. 1 in 1971: Game 12

THE ROAD TO NO. 1 A continuing look at Fort Pierce Central’s run to the Class 4A state championship in 1971 GAME 12: CLASS 4A STATE SEMIFINAL VS. NORLAND DEC. 10, 1971 / ORANGE BOWL, MIAMI FINAL SCORE Fort Pierce … Continue reading

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Treasure Coast Music Calendar, Updated Dec. 30

december New Gardens Band: New Year’s Eve gala featuring Fushu Daiko. Eissey Campus Theatre, Palm Beach Gardens, 8 pm, Dec. 31. $35. January The Nylons: Sunrise Theatre, Fort Pierce, 7 pm, Jan. 5. $29-35. Atlantic Classical Orchestra: Pianist Lindsay Garritson. … Continue reading

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No one on Fort Pierce City Commission keeps $100 holiday bonus

FORT PIERCE — Some city commissioners gave their $100 holiday bonuses back to taxpayers in a year when continued falling property values resulted in less revenue to the city. Others planned to spend their bonuses in a charitable way during … Continue reading

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Boomer’s leaves Lakewood Park, becomes restaurant/bar in south Fort Pierce

From steak to vegetarian or Japanese to Italian, find a restaurant that appeals to your appetite at TreasureCoastDining. ST. LUCIE COUNTY — Boomer’s Place Restaurant in Lakewood Park has moved to the restaurant/nightclub space in the Days Inn Midtown at … Continue reading

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Boys basketball: Dr. Phillips pulls away from Fort Pierce Central

See all23 photosat full size VERO BEACH — Fort Pierce Central was not intimidated at all by state powerhouse Dr. Phillips on Wednesday night. Central played the Orlando school tight in the first 28 minutes, but the Panthers scored the … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce man found shot to death in field

FORT PIERCE — Fort Pierce police are investigating the city’s 10th homicide of the year, according to a news release issued Thursday. About 10:45 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to a call about a person who appeared motionless at the intersection … Continue reading

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Treasure Coast Weekend Calendar: Dec. 29-Jan. 1

Indian River County Looking Ahead Guided Kayak Tour: Adventure Kayaking, Round Island Park, S A1A, Vero Beach, 9 a.m.-noon; 1-4 pm, Dec. 29, 30, 31. $25-$45. Reservation: 772-567-0522; paddleflorida.com. Holiday Break Rapunzel Camp: Campers develop adaptation of Rapunzel. Agnes Wahlstrom … Continue reading

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