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  • From the Boathouse: Fish around for the rules of sport fishing

    Ahoy! We are having perfect summertime weather for the start of spring, with the sea conditions very favorable for boating, and many people are offshore fishing. Everyone who likes to fish should review the current regulations published by the...
  • St. Charles Borromeo Church makes pilgrimage to Israel

    Rev. Sylvester Nnaso, pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Hampshire, led a group of 28 Catholics on a 10-day pilgrimage to Israel this Lenten season. "We traveled by Turkish Airlines from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Istanbul, Turkey," Nnaso...
  • Greek ferry reaches island port after stranded for 2 days

    Some 280 ferry passengers and crew have reached a remote Greek port late Friday after being stranded in bad weather for two days. The coast guard said the Vitsenzos Kornaros, carrying 227 passengers and 55 crew members, reached port on the small Aegean...
  • Here are the top 10 cruise ships for teens

     Here are the top 10 cruise ships for teens
    Best cruise ships for teens, according to FamilyVacationCritic.com (www.tinyurl.com/ozd4bqm): •Oasis of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International. •Norwegian Breakaway •Disney Dream •Carnival Dream •Ruby Princess •...
  • Yemen's Aden a key battleground in conflict

    Yemen's city of Aden, a vital Arabian Sea port for centuries, is emerging as a key battleground in the fight between a Saudi-led Arab coalition backing the country's president and Shiite rebels and their allies. The coalition is eyeing landing ground...
  • Tourism expected to grow by roads, air and sea

    Tourism expected to grow by roads, air and sea
    Improved roads, new flights and expanded cruise ship calls will bring more tourists to Broward County in 2015, industry leaders said Friday during the 7th Annual Economic Engine Performance Report. At Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport,...
  • Ferry reopening between southern Illinois, western Kentucky

    The Cave-In-Rock Ferry is resuming operation in western Kentucky between Crittenden County, Kentucky, and Hardin County, Illinois. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says floodwaters on the Ohio River have dropped sufficiently to allow the ferry to...
  • Video: Skydivers, robots and bumper cars on the good ship Quantum

    Video: Skydivers, robots and bumper cars on the good ship Quantum
    The star of this video, Quantum of the Seas, is a billion-dollar cruise ship, dripping with new technology, introduced by Royal Caribbean in late 2014. Outfitted with an observation pod that extends into the sky, a simulated skydiving chamber, bumper...
  • Donations help Fort Ticonderoga meet tour boat deadline

    Private donations have helped Fort Ticonderoga meet a deadline for purchasing a Lake Champlain cruise boat that will begin giving tours this year. Officials at the privately owned museum and tourist attraction in the southeastern Adirondacks announced...
  • Palm Beach Boat Show off to a busy start

    Palm Beach Boat Show off to a busy start
    The Palm Beach International Boat Show had plenty of visitors Thursday and plenty for them to see on the opening day of the 30th annual show. If you like to fish, the show has everything from kayaks and paddleboards set up for fishing to flats boats,...
  • Carnival Corp. plans nine new ships

    Carnival Corp. plans nine new ships
    The world's largest cruise company wants to get even bigger. Carnival Corp. & PLC said Thursday that it has signed agreements with two European shipyards to add nine new ships companywide from 2019 to 2022. The new vessels are expected to serve...