David Isnardi, Palm Bay, FL Scores Mass Media, Big Time.

Palm Bay City Council Election Night – November 2014 Left to right: Unknown, Councilman Harry Santiago, Councilman Jeff Bailey, David Isnardi, Councilman Tres Holton, James Marshall, unknown. David Isnardi seems pretty psyched with his hand in the air.  He became Palm Bay Assistant City Manager on April 27, 2015, four months later.  Did he have … Continue reading David Isnardi, Palm Bay, FL Scores Mass Media, Big Time.

“White House Revokes Press Passes for Dozens of Journalists.”

As reported in the Columbia Journalism Review by Mathew Ingram / May 9, 2019 IN WHAT APPEARS TO BE an unprecedented move, the White House revoked the press passes of a significant chunk of the Washington press corps because they didn’t meet a new standard, according to Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank. Under the new rules, … Continue reading “White House Revokes Press Passes for Dozens of Journalists.”

Maybe People Won’t Buy 5G Access, Without Spending the Next Couple of Years Studying What it is.

“Unlike other countries we do not believe we should spend the next couple of years studying what 5G should be, how it should operate in the future.  Technology has a way of inventing itself.  Turning innovators loose is far better than having committees and regulations to define the future.  We won’t wait…” Further, “if anyone … Continue reading Maybe People Won’t Buy 5G Access, Without Spending the Next Couple of Years Studying What it is.

I am a Fifth Grader and Here Are My Concerns About School Safety.

By: Areana M. Neil [This article was submitted several months to Mr. Adam Neil, Editor, TCPalm/Treasure Coast Newspapers.  With no response at all, even though Areana sent it herself in a hand written envelope with a cover letter, we are publishing it here.] It was after many school shootings, schools have decided to improve their … Continue reading I am a Fifth Grader and Here Are My Concerns About School Safety.

Glioblastoma in 34982, 34983 and 34952 Zip Codes.

In February 2019 The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) released a "St. Lucie County Cancer Assessment." FDOH's cancer assessment was undertaken to address community concerns, initially comprised of a local glioblastoma support group.  While questioning the number of glioblastoma cases reported to be occurring, concerned citizens specifically questioned if there were higher rates of glioblastoma among … Continue reading Glioblastoma in 34982, 34983 and 34952 Zip Codes.

Legislation Introduced to Reduce Gun Violence.

On February 14, 2019, one year after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shootings, Reps. Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Ted Deutch (FL-22), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Don Beyer (VA-08) introduced the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019. The bipartisan bill encourages states to allow family members or law enforcement officials to petition a judge to … Continue reading Legislation Introduced to Reduce Gun Violence.

Bill Britton: “OF SEGREGATION, MINSTREL SHOWS, AND GENETICS.”

I grew up on Long Island in a community which, until about 1948, was essentially segregated. Most kids of Italian parentage lived at the far end of town, on the “other side of the tracks,” although in this case, the tracks consisted of an imaginary boundary, not actual tracks. The few local black kids were … Continue reading Bill Britton: “OF SEGREGATION, MINSTREL SHOWS, AND GENETICS.”