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  • From segregation to Save The Music

    From segregation to Save The Music
    LAKE WORTH Willie Pyfrom has little patience for the politicians who want to rid classrooms of music. At 78, he has taught band in Palm Beach County classrooms for 54 years. And he points to what he has produced, from some of the poorest communities...
  • Everglades pond reopens

    Paurotis Pond at Everglades National Park reopened to the public this week, after closing in January to provide privacy for nesting wood storks, roseate spoonbills and other wading birds. In the past few years, about 400 pairs of wood storks have nested...
  • Alligator hunt opens at Loxahatchee

    Alligator hunt opens at Loxahatchee
    Hunters headed out in boats on a stormy Friday evening for the first alligator hunt in the history of the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. "We're not leaving tonight with anything less than a 12-footer," said Bishop Wright Jr., of West Palm Beach,...
  • Commitments, flips make for wild ending to the week

    Commitments, flips make for wild ending to the week
    So much for a slow Friday in July. The area's recruiting scene was busy when a day that began with Everglades offensive lineman Richard Williams ended with Dwyer's Jarius Adams committing to Rutgers and Miramar's Herb Miller committing to Northern...
  • Everglades Foundation offers $10 million water pollution cleanup prize

    Everglades Foundation offers $10 million water pollution cleanup prize
    Everglades advocates are dangling a $10 million prize to motivate scientists and businesses to solve a water pollution problem plaguing South Florida. The Everglades Foundation on Monday unveiled a competition to find ways to remove excessive...
  • 'Yes, it was a bear' on Palm Beach County road

    'Yes, it was a bear' on Palm Beach County road
    Driving along Indiantown Road in western Palm Beach County last January, Nicole Verticchio saw an astonishing sight: A large black bear ambling east along the side of the road. "I'm from Pennsylvania and I didn't even know we had bears in Florida," she...
  • Canoe trail to close at Loxahatchee

    A canoe trail will be closed Tuesday at the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge to allow workers to remove non-native vegetation. The vegetation, which was not identified in a refuge press release, has made it difficult to paddle...
  • New hiking, biking trail opens in Palm Beach County

    The first 5 miles of a new hiking and biking trail being built in northern Palm Beach County is opening on Tuesday. The Pântano Trail is the third major trail being developed as part of the Northeast Everglades Natural Area, 165,000 acres of conserved...
  • Big Sugar building proposal raises Everglades restoration concerns

    Big Sugar building proposal raises Everglades restoration concerns
    Everglades restoration could get torpedoed by a sugar industry push to allow new neighborhoods and shopping centers on 43,000 acres of farmland south of Lake Okeechobee, according to environmental activists. Dozens of environmental advocacy...
  • Palm Beach County rejects western industrial push

    Industrial development shouldn't spread west of Palm Beach County's current dividing line between suburbia and sugarcane country, county commissioners decided Wednesday. The Palm Beach Aggregates rock mining company proposed changing county rules to...
  • 'Butcher & Blues' - Casual evening to honor acclaimed photographer for capturing Florida's untamed beauty

    For more than 50 years, Clyde Butcher has been preserving Florida's most undisturbed landscapes, including the Everglades, with black and white film. Internationally acclaimed for his photographs and passion for preservation, Butcher will showcase 36...