Monthly Archives: April 2013

Fla. man drowns near Fort Pierce Inlet

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Authorities say a central Florida man has drowned after a large wave pushed him away from the shore. The St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office reports that 56-year-old Jose Duran Castanon was swimming with friends Sunday … Continue reading

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May concert to benefit Fort Pierce’s historic Lincoln Theater

FORT PIERCE — Noted jazz pianist and composer Nat Adderley, Jr., will be taking to the stage at the Indian River State College McAlpin Fine Arts Center in May as part of a fundraising project for the restoration of the … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce man charged with child abuse after confrontation with group of …

Photo by IRCSO John Nicodemo VERO BEACH — Police said a 60-year-old Fort Pierce man punched a 17-year-old in an assault recorded on a smartphone Saturday. John Nicodemo of the 7500 block of Coquina Avenue, Fort Pierce, was charged with … Continue reading

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Fla. man drowns near Fort Pierce Inlet

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Authorities say a central Florida man has drowned after a large wave pushed him away from the shore. The St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office reports that 56-year-old Jose Duran Castanon was swimming with friends Sunday … Continue reading

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Author spotlight: "Real Men Eat Salami" by Chris Vaca of Fort Pierce

Photo by Picasa Chris Vaca Chris Vaca, Fort Pierce Q: Where is your book available? A: Currently available on Amazon, soon to be everywhere Q: What is your book about? A: Over the years, I have watched men tuned into … Continue reading

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Gary Colosimo, Fort Pierce man, Radio Shack robbery hostage speaks out about …

PORT ST. LUCIE — As a hostage held Friday during a terrifying armed robbery of a Port St. Lucie Radio Shack, Gary Colosimo held one thought close: if the gunmen open fire, he hoped to be struck above the neck. … Continue reading

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Canadian developer with Fort Pierce tie accused by investors of misappropating …

A Canadian developer who lost $50,000 to disbarred Vero Beach lawyer Ira Hatch is being investigated by Canadian civic courts after investors there accused him of mishandling money and diverting cash to renovate a waterfront home in Fort Pierce, the … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce man held hostage Friday at Radio Shack talks about ordeal

RADIO SHACK ROBBERY The suspects in Friday’s Radio Shack robbery in Port St. Lucie were each described as black males in their late 20s who wore gloves and had white T-shirts covering their faces. One of the suspects stood 5-feet, … Continue reading

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Sea Coast Air Conditioning – Thirty Two Years of Service in Fort Pierce Florida

Sea Coast Air Conditioning Fort Pierce FL Sea Coast Air Conditioning in Fort Pierce FL, celebrates 32 years of air conditioner sales, service and estimates on the Treasure Coast. (Newswire.net via EmailWire.com — April  23, 2013) Fort Pierce, Florida – … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce’s Harbor Community Bank announces latest merger

FORT PIERCE — Harbor Community Bank announced its latest merger as the company continues its expansion. The holding companies for Harbor Community Bank and the Bank of St. Augustine will merge, the companies announced Friday. The merger is expected to … Continue reading

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