| Oct 29, 2014
With sea turtle season ending in October, work can resume depositing an estimated 600,000 cubic feet of sand lost to Boca's north beach in Hurricane Sandy.
The loss equated to more than half a stadium full of sand, said Jennifer Bistyga, Boca Raton's...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:51 AM
Central Florida likely will see fewer arctic blasts than normal this winter – because a "progressive" pattern is in place, the National Weather Service said.
"The arctic air masses don't really have a chance to penetrate south into our area," said...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Rising seas and pounding waves driven by climate change are chipping away at the coast near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, threatening launch pads and future operations, scientists said on Friday.
"There's reason to be nervous now because the...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:13 PM
TRENTON, N.J. — Three months after Illinois declared the first privately run state lottery a failure, New Jersey's similar experiment is faltering, endangering a program that supports schools and the disabled.
Northstar New Jersey Lottery Group's...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 12:16 PM
You won't be able to see it when it's finished, because the seawall that extends three and a half miles through two beach towns will be covered in sand and is being rooted 30 feet below sea level.
It will act as an invisible barrier against future...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 4:02 PM
"The Gathering Wind" is a nautical saga and, like the Titanic calamity, you already know the ending. Nevertheless author Gregory A. Freeman has woven a tightly written adventure that keeps you reading all the way to the end.
This is the story of the...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 12:09 PM
A combination of the almost full moon, seasonal high tide and strong winds brought waves over a temporary barrier that was supposed to protect a storm-battered stretch of A1A under construction.
Officials have been watching water levels since October,...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 11:12 AM
A1A was noticeably drier north of Sunrise Boulevard Wednesday morning, a day after a stretch of the road was swamped with water from high waves at high tide.
A combination of the moon phase, seasonal high tide and strong winds brought waves over a...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
After decades of being battered, it's possible hurricanes are starting to veer away from Florida, experts say.
Of the 61 hurricanes that have formed in the past nine years, 37 have aimed north in the Atlantic toward such places as Canada, the...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:36 AM
The high waves that crashed on South Florida's beaches over the past few days caused only moderate beach erosion, with no loss of sand comparable to major storms like Hurricane Sandy, officials said.
Worst hit were some of the usual erosion hotspots....
| Nov 26, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The Round Lake Beach Police Department , a popular restaurant in Third Lake and nearly three dozen volunteers reach out to those less fortunate on Thanksgiving by delivering fully-cooked meals.
For one 59-year-old Round Lake Beach woman, her husband...