Who is Vandalizing and Stealing Indian River County Campaign Signs?

Note the permission slip from the property owner on the campaign sign. Tim Zorc, candidate for Indian River County (IRC) Commissioner (District 3) and Laura Zorc, candidate for the School Board of IRC (District 3) have been hit the hardest with numerous vandalized signs. This is vandalism. The legs go 24 inches in the ground … Continue reading Who is Vandalizing and Stealing Indian River County Campaign Signs?

Sheriff Loar and Major Flowers Missed an Opportunity to Advocate for Community Unity. Indian River County, FL.

Merchon Green speaking third from left. Indian River County, Florida was at its best and worst on Sunday afternoon May 29, 2020 across the street from the Indian River County Sheriff's Office. More than 400 people showed up for a rally organized by Merchon Green, founder of Pioneering Change, Inc., against police brutality in the death … Continue reading Sheriff Loar and Major Flowers Missed an Opportunity to Advocate for Community Unity. Indian River County, FL.

COVID-19: No Social Distancing and Masks Absent at Sebastian Middle School, Indian River County FL Pep Rally?

On Friday evening, May 1st, 2020 all schools, departments, and District staff School of Indian River County (SDIRC) gathered at the Indian River Mall for a “Drive By and Say Hi Pep Rally.”  Schools had their school spirit on display and invited SDIRC families to drive through the mall loop by to see their principals, … Continue reading COVID-19: No Social Distancing and Masks Absent at Sebastian Middle School, Indian River County FL Pep Rally?

Free Immunity Boost IV to Indian River County, FL First Responders and Hospital Staff

As Indian River County officials have declared a local state of emergency amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Chris Festa, primary care provider and owner of River’s Edge Direct Primary Care in Sebastian, is donating one (1) free Immunity Boost IV to each first responder and hospital staff member serving within the county. “These men and … Continue reading Free Immunity Boost IV to Indian River County, FL First Responders and Hospital Staff

COVID-19 Message from the Mental Health Assoc. of Indian River County, FL

March 18, 2020 2:57 p.m. Dear Friends of the Mental Heath Association in Indian River County, Undoubtedly, each of you have been inundated with emails and correspondence from numerous organizations with information outlining their policies and actions being taken to address the COVID-19 virus. First and foremost, we at the Mental Health Association in Indian River … Continue reading COVID-19 Message from the Mental Health Assoc. of Indian River County, FL

Liberty Magnet Young Journalists, Indian River County, FL Publish Scholarly Articles.

Seven young fourth and fifth grade Young Journalists at Liberty Magnet Elementary School in Vero Beach have published a 20 page magazine of their scholarly articles.   In addition to learning a journalism curricula, the research and writing of their articles were developed over a two-month period; meeting twice a week for one hour each … Continue reading Liberty Magnet Young Journalists, Indian River County, FL Publish Scholarly Articles.

Advantages for Children From Reading Aloud.

Reading confidently out loud is a skill for anyone and developing this in children from an early age hugely benefits them later in life. Reading aloud is not just for confident readers either, it has been proven to significantly help struggling readers too. By rehearsing to read aloud and reading aloud regularly, the repeated practice … Continue reading Advantages for Children From Reading Aloud.

Historians Visit “Big Blue.” Mid-Century Modern Architecture. Vero Beach, FL.

  Vero Beach Municipal Power Plant.  An example of Mid-Century Modern architecture. (Free Bing image courtesy of insidevero.com)  "Mid-Century Modern denotes a style of design that was popularized from the 1930s through the 1960s. Characterized by a contemporary, seemingly futuristic aesthetic and an emphasis on function, the Mid-Century Modern movement influenced many types of design. … Continue reading Historians Visit “Big Blue.” Mid-Century Modern Architecture. Vero Beach, FL.

Indian River Florida’s iG Recreational Center is Like the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Indian River's iG Recreational Center is like the Guggenheim Museum in that it will always be modern. iG Recreational Center Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Indian River County's Intergenerational Recreation Center - iG Center - was the Countys response to the growing demand for an indoor recreation facility.  Its mission is to provide a state of … Continue reading Indian River Florida’s iG Recreational Center is Like the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Centennial Place? Really? Vero Beach, FL.

The Three Corners at Indian River Boulevard and 17th Street consist of 1) a non-operational power station, which will eventually be demolished, 2) a wastewater treatment plant across from the Alma Lee Loy 17th Street Bridge, 3) and a former postal property. These three properties are referred to as the "Three Corners." From the Official … Continue reading Centennial Place? Really? Vero Beach, FL.