Monthly Archives: October 2012

Fort Pierce closes South Beach boat ramps to repair storm damage

FORT PIERCE — It will probably be a few days before boaters are allowed to enjoy the use of the Jaycee Park boat ramps, thanks to the high tides brought on by Hurricane Sandy. Damage to the three docks prompted … Continue reading

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Creative chimp finds haven in Fort Pierce

It is unclear if he was born in the wild or in captivity, but it was definitely sometime in the 1970s. What is clear is not long after he was born, life took a very unfair, painful and emotionally scarring … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Central presents ‘Just Dessert’ Mystery Dinner Theatre

FORT PIERCE — The Fort Pierce Central Theatre Department is proudly presenting Craig Sodaro’s Just Desserts, Nov. 2 and 3 at 7 p.m. at the Fort Pierce Central High School Cobra Cafe. Tickets are $20 and include a performance and … Continue reading

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FSU College of Medicine Fort Pierce campus presents scholarships

FORT PIERCE — The Florida State University College of Medicine was created in 2000 to produce more primary care physicians for the state, especially physicians who will work with Florida’s rapidly growing population of residents over age 65, its millions … Continue reading

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Westwood defeats Suncoast 20-16 – Sun

FORT PIERCE – Special teams and defense have been strengths for the Fort Pierce Westwood football team, but the difference this time was they paid off on the scoreboard. The Panthers got their first win of the season Monday with … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce teen’s arm bone shattered in shooting on Orange Avenue on Monday …

Time: 4 p.m. Thursday, Fort Pierce Police substation, 1222 Avenue D. Purpose: Discuss using a gunfire detection system in north Fort Pierce to combat crime. Who: Two citizens groups, Community Outreach Youth Program and Concerned Citizens United, are meeting with … Continue reading

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Auction items stolen at Fort Pierce fundraiser

FORT PIERCE — An uninvited guest attended an invitation-only benefit auction for the Sunrise Theatre Foundation and stole a celebrity’s autographed mandolin, a bottle of rum and fishing lures, according to a police report. The man wore a dreadlocks wig … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce youth charged with gun possession

FORT PIERCE — In a possibly gang-related case, a youth who dashed from a crowd as police approached was arrested Saturday night on gun possession charges, according to police reports. The 17-year-old ran as a police officer approached the large … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce’s first food co-op launches Wednesday

GREEN MARKET FOOD CO-OP From 2 to 6 p.m. every Wednesday at Marina Square in Fort Pierce. For more information, call 772-465-5658. Special to Treasure Coast Newspapers FORT PIERCE — Sheryl Paul’s years of frustration about having to drive to … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Hosts Aquarium After Dark on Nov. 9

FORT PIERCE — The Smithsonian Marine Ecosystems Exhibit, 420 Seaway Drive in Fort Pierce, is hosting an after-hours, family-friendly Aquarium After Dark event on Nov. 9. Participants will explore the night-life-loving aquarium inhabitants with flashlights. Doors will open at 5:45 … Continue reading

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