| Apr 27, 2015
| 12:33 PM
They weigh only 13 pounds, have a five-foot wingspan and look rather frail.
Yet these small drones, called Coyotes, are designed to penetrate the most violent quadrants of a hurricane and the in the process glean crucial atmospheric information that...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 4:00 AM
On a rainy weekend in January, the Coney Island boardwalk was not the boardwalk of memory: no salty spray, no roller coaster clatter, no standing-room-only beach.
Instead, it was damp, it was gray, and it was empty.
And its age was showing.
| Apr 26, 2015
| 10:50 AM
Like plenty of graduates this commencement season, Danah Richter will step onto a stage in cap and gown and utter to herself an expression common this time of year: "I did it!"
But in fact, the Carlow University senior's path to a college degree was...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 2:59 AM
This city is serving up a little something extra at its signature Seafood Festival this year: A snazzy, spruced-up oceanfront locale, seasoned with millions of dollars dedicated to beautification.
Pompano Beach's premier special event starts Friday. But...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 6:39 AM
A new public beach
Broadkill Beach north of Lewes is about to get an estimated $30 million gift from federal taxpayers that leaders of the sleepy bayside community have sought for decades: a massive infusion of sand creating a beach in...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 9:37 AM
Writing letters since: The weekend after 9/11, mainly for the Chicago Tribune, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Newsday. "I try to send out a letter at least once a week. I enjoy doing them, and there is plenty to write about nowadays."
| Apr 21, 2015
| 8:03 AM
Anthony Doerr's "All the Light We Cannot See," an emotional and intimate World War II novel that has been one of the top-selling literary works of the past year, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
Pulitzer judges on Monday cited Doerr's "short,...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 12:16 PM
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| Apr 20, 2015
| 9:28 AM
Earth Day Fair
ASHFORD – The Earth Day Fair, a fundraising event for the birds of prey at the Horizon Wings Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, 9 Sand Hill Road, Ashford, will be held on Saturday, April 25, at 10 a.m. This event will features tours...
| Apr 19, 2015
| 6:13 PM
ALLENHURST, N.J. — Major beach-replenishment projects are underway along New Jersey's northernmost and southernmost oceanfront.
But not all of the projects will include protective sand dunes that worked so well in Hurricane Sandy, even though...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 1:43 PM
In what's being billed as Deerfield Beach's largest beachfront renourishment project in recent memory, thousands of truckloads of sand will rumble down to the shoreline starting next week.
The cost of the $2.1 million project is being split three-ways:...