How Will the School Board Candidates for the School District of Indian River County, FL Address These Issues?

"The right thing is to just give teachers a raise," said Florida House Democratic Leader Janet Cruz, who represents Tampa. "It is embarrassing and I am ashamed that Florida pays our teachers $10,000 a year less than the national average. We are one of the largest states in the country. If we continue to recruit … Continue reading How Will the School Board Candidates for the School District of Indian River County, FL Address These Issues?

Vero Beach, FL’s Gifts from the Sea: Beaching it in 32963 and Indian River County.

  Writing & photos by Sherry Nist* “Welcome to Paradise” is an oft repeated greeting in Vero Beach.  My conversations with Vero’s residents frequently include the word “paradise”.  I like to ask residents I meet:  “how (or why) did you decide to live in Vero Beach”?  Responses almost always include:  “why wouldn’t we live here, … Continue reading Vero Beach, FL’s Gifts from the Sea: Beaching it in 32963 and Indian River County.

Glioblastoma in Ft. Pierce, FL (34982) Being Addressed By Congressman Brian Mast.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=1yUSQSSGjsM   Glioblastoma, also known as glioblastoma multiforme, is the most aggressive cancer that begins within the brain. Dr. Henry Friedman, a neuro-oncologist and Deputy Director of the Preston Robert TischBrain Tumor Center at Duke University has said the only known contributor to glioblastoma is exposure to radiation. Related Article: https://verocommunique.com/2018/04/18/nearly-30-cases-and-counting-of-glioblastoma-in-st-lucie-county-fl-over-a-span-of-nearly-five-years/ While Glioblastoma only affects only … Continue reading Glioblastoma in Ft. Pierce, FL (34982) Being Addressed By Congressman Brian Mast.

Dr. Hodge and His Team’s Assessment of Four Schools in Indian River County, FL.

In 2017 The School District of Indian River County engaged The Urban Learning and Leadership Center (ULLC)  of Hampton, Virginia to conduct an assessment of 21 schools in Indian River County, Florida.  The assessments were conducted in October, 2017 Dr. John W. Hodge, President and Co-founder of the ULLC and his team from the ULLC … Continue reading Dr. Hodge and His Team’s Assessment of Four Schools in Indian River County, FL.

Indian River County, FL Spoonbill Marsh is Being Attacked by Barry Shapiro and Carter Taylor.  Just What is Spoonbill Marsh?

  Yes, Spoonbill Marsh is being attacked. Mr. Shapiro, in a letter to his “constituents” posted on Indian River Guardian, which urged them to attend the Department of Environmental Protection’s hearing on April 12, 2018 wrote: “I make no bones about it when I admit that my personal goal is to SHUT SPOONBILL DOWN.” This … Continue reading Indian River County, FL Spoonbill Marsh is Being Attacked by Barry Shapiro and Carter Taylor.  Just What is Spoonbill Marsh?

2020 Tokyo Olympic Games to Cause Big Problems for Vero Beach, FL.

This article was submitted by the Vero Beach Skate Park Alliance. Ian Cicco, age 12, was six years old when he first picked-up a skateboard.  His world was that of a safe gated-community with new CBS homes neatly piled around several miles of roads and cut-de-sacs of beautifully smooth pavement and curbs. Penny, Ian's mother … Continue reading 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games to Cause Big Problems for Vero Beach, FL.

Seeping Water. A Message to Vero Beach, FL.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFTK9VhyX1I&feature=youtu.be   Vero Communiqué recently received this video from a man attending the Blue Angel's air show on Sunday April 22, 2018 showing water seeping up from the ground.  The location is the corner of US1 and 30th Street. This video is being emailed to the Indian River County Utility Department in the event they … Continue reading Seeping Water. A Message to Vero Beach, FL.