| Nov 20, 2010
A 12-story-tall steel railway bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway is leaving Houma for Freeport, Texas - where it will span the same shipping highway.
Union Pacific Corp. crews were to begin dismantling the bridge Saturday, starting with the 260-foot-...
| Nov 1, 2011
Let's face it, Floridians, we don't do the holidays in the Sunshine State the way they do up North.
In previous Postcards installments, I've written about my family's tradition of heading out to the beach on Christmas Day for a game of touch football...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 1:39 PM
The manatee wars have clearly settled down in Broward County. Proposals to restrict boating once could be counted on to pack meeting rooms with angry boaters who saw speed-zones turning a weekend trip into an idle-speed ordeal before they even reached the...
| Dec 29, 2010
The Army Corps of Engineers says a massive floodgate and pump being built on the western side of the New Orleans metropolitan area is more than half done.
The corps says the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway West Closure Complex is about 65 percent finished....
| Feb 28, 2011
| 5:52 AM
A massive sector gate is making its way to the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway West Closure Complex. Monday, it's passing through Jean Lafitte, on its way to the construction site in Belle Chasse.
When complete, the 225-foot-wide floodgate will tie into a...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 5:13 AM
Aja Nicole Simes, 22, dove into the Intracoastal Waterway, in order to elude police, reports The Palm Beach Post.
After being stopped earlier for having an obscured license plate, Simes took off in her car before crashing into a fence belonging to the...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Established as a deep water port in 1927, Port Everglades has become one of Florida's busiest cruise ports with more than 5,300 cruise ships setting sail from it year-round and on a seasonal basis as well as visiting it as a port of call (although Port...
| Mar 10, 2011
It's a major step forward in flood protection for the West Bank.
Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is installing a massive sector gate at the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway West Closure Complex. It'll take 24 hours for the 750 ton steel-gate to be...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 12:34 PM
PALM BEACH, Fla. — Many of the waterfront mansions are shuttered for the season, and there are few yachts at the private docks along the Intracoastal. The theater season doesn't start until late October, concerts and art exhibits at the Society...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Betty Gretchen Rondell, 86, of Brutus, died Oct. 23, 2011, at home.
She was born in Mansfield, Ohio, Oct. 13, 1925, to Florence and Aaron Pfleiderer.
She graduated from Mansfield High School in 1943 and received her BS degree in physical education from...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 2:52 PM
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