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  • Newsmaker Q&A: Josh Parrish, Nature Conservancy director of land conservation

    The Nature Conservancy recently helped broker a deal in which the Walt Disney Co. will obtain carbon credits from the Bethlehem Authority, which owns sensitive woodlands surrounding the city's water supply in the Poconos. The deal provides the authority...
  • 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...
  • Gator comes knocking at Coral Springs home

    Gator comes knocking at Coral Springs home
    Luann and Jorge Alonso have lived in their house on the fringe of the Everglades for 18 years. They've seen alligators — but they never imagined that a 9-footer would come to the front door. Luann Alonso awoke with a fright when a clacking "det,...
  • Boxer, port commissioner challenge Alcee Hastings

    A former heavyweight boxing champion and a port commissioner are challenging U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings in the Democratic primary in a black-majority district that stretches across the Everglades. District 20 — which includes parts of Deerfield...
  • America's Choice wins Royal Palm Beach adult flag football crown

    The third time proved to be the charm for America's Choice, which recently topped Everglades Farm Equipment, 26-20 in the championship game of the city of Royal Palm Beach adult flag football league. "This was our first championship in this league,"...
  • Port Everglades may improve customs processing

    Customs processing for cruise passengers and cargo shipments at Port Everglades is expected to get a boost under a new agreement with U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The Fort Lauderdale seaport is one of 16 new partners in a program that allows...
  • 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...
  • PB Gardens' DE Juste commits to FIU

    PB Gardens' DE Juste commits to FIU
    Having already picked up one local player this weekend, FIU got another when Palm Beach Gardens defensive end Milord Juste committed Sunday. Juste becomes the second Broward and/or Palm Beach County-based player to commit to the Golden Panthers....
  • Alligator Alley rest stop to open in August

    Q: When will the new rest stop at mile marker 63 on Alligator Alley be completed and open? Bernie Conti, Davie A: The rest area, which will include a new base for rescue workers, should re-open by the end of August. It's located about 13 miles west of...
  • Cocodrilo de 9 pies aparece en una vivienda de Coral Springs

    Cocodrilo de 9 pies aparece en una vivienda de Coral Springs
    Luann Alonso despertó con un sobresalto cuando oyó un ruido de chasquido en la puerta de su casa en Coral Springs. Se despertó a su esposo Jorge a las 5 de la mañana del jueves para investigar lo que estaba ocurriendo. "Pensamos que era...
  • AirTran's last flight to be in December, then it blends into Southwest

    AirTran's last flight to be in December, then it blends into Southwest
    AirTran Airways is set to fly into the history books Dec. 28 when it makes a final flight from Atlanta to Tampa, Fla. AirTran Flight 1 will retrace a route that's a nod to the airline's first flight in October 1993. The carrier, now owned by Southwest...