| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
We've officially entered the Holiday Shopping Season, that special time of year the Christmas-Industrial Complex has been building to since Father's Day. Despite the long national nightmare of the "War on Christmas," we now have extended the holiday...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 6:30 PM
It's one thing to view Cuba in geopolitical terms, which has become a very popular pastime since President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he had begun the process of normalizing relations with the tiny island nation that once played such a large...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Brandon McGee needed a gift for his girlfriend on Christmas Eve and because he's only 15, he also had to have a ride to the Altamonte Mall.
"I had to get my dad and brother here somehow, so I just bought tickets to see "The Hobbit," said McGee of...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:55 PM
Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission turns 5 this month, but the damage from the Supreme Court's revolutionary ruling on campaign finance is just beginning to be felt.
Scholars and pundits will undoubtedly mark the anniversary with commentary...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 2:51 PM
2014 All-County selections for first team, second team, honorable mention and Coach of the Year for girls high school swimming and diving in Palm Beach County.
St. Andrew's senior
100 breast: 1:03.44; 200 IM: 2:...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 11:33 AM
I've always believed there is no wrong or right way to garden — only your way.
Your garden should reflect your personality, your style and your needs — and 2015's gardening trends reflect that same philosophy.
"Now, more than ever, the...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 6:36 AM
As Black Friday has now morphed into a two-day event with the addition of shopping deals on Thanksgiving, Cyber Monday has in many cases similarly stretched into an extended affair.
Cyber Monday, typically the largest online shopping day of the year, is...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 11:34 AM
Today, you meet the nice native yaupon holly and not-so-nice nandina – both red-berried beauties this time of the year.
You also meet the beneficial Henry's Elfin butterfly.
Information on these species comes courtesy of Helen Hamilton, author...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 1:08 PM
In some ways, North Haven could be the envy of nearby towns. In the words of Michael Freda, first selectman for the past five years, his town of 24,500 boasts "small town charm; wonderful residential neighborhoods; an excellent school system; plus a...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
A heartfelt message
Thanks to Hobby Lobby for the wonderful, touching Christmas greeting in the Orlando Sentinel's Christmas Day edition. The paid advertisement featured a heartfelt, moving picture, and one that deeply touched me and my husband.
| Jan 6, 2015
| 2:34 PM
When you have a question, you ask an expert. That's why people contemplating starting community gardens would come to LaManda Joy. Community gardens — where a group of gardeners tend their respective plots on a single piece of land — have a...