Katherine Cutter Tenney: “Character”

Valedictory Essay, 1899 Riches may take to themselves wings, power may be snatched away from those who use it only for the good of others, reputation even may become tarnished, and yet there be left that which misfortune cannot touch – our Character. So many people confound Reputation with Character. Reputation is the opinion the … Continue reading Katherine Cutter Tenney: “Character”

Superintendent Dr. Mark Rendell Retains Legal/Mediation Counsel. [School District of Indian River County, FL]

In a March 20, 2019 letter to Laura Zork, Chairman, Indian River School Board, Attorney H. B. Stivers of the firm Levine & Stivers, LLC wrote that his firm "has been retained to represent Dr. Mark Rendell...to advise and and assist Dr. Rendell concerning the terms and conditions of his employment with the District." At … Continue reading Superintendent Dr. Mark Rendell Retains Legal/Mediation Counsel. [School District of Indian River County, FL]

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.

Emma Cahill: Poems! Words and Rhythm!

Carly and Emma Emma Cahill is in Fifth grade at Glendale Elementary, Vero Beach, FL.  She is a Gold Gymnast, speed skater and a Glendale Elementary "Young Author." Did you know poetry and journalism can work together? Here is a quote that told me about it: According to Herbert Marshall McLuhan, below, a Canadian philosopher, … Continue reading Emma Cahill: Poems! Words and Rhythm!

Society of Professional Journalists Sends Representative to Glendale Elementary, Vero Beach, FL.

  Wesley Wright, Center On March 14, 2019 Mr. Wesley Write travelled from Tallahassee to applaud and better understand the Glendale Young Authors, a group comprising six fourth an fifth graders. The group has been meeting every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon since October 2 [except holiday time] and has published three magazines; the third just … Continue reading Society of Professional Journalists Sends Representative to Glendale Elementary, Vero Beach, FL.

Vero Beach FL’s Openly Gay Horace Gifford Led the “Modernist Transformation” of Fire Island, N.Y

Horace Gifford The injustice of Horace Gifford's early death was compounded by the fact that his important contribution to American domestic architecture of the 1960's and 70's has been overlooked by history. — Paul Goldberger, Architecture critic for Vanity Fair and author of Why Architecture Matters. Horace Gifford was born in Vero Beach in 1932 and passed away from … Continue reading Vero Beach FL’s Openly Gay Horace Gifford Led the “Modernist Transformation” of Fire Island, N.Y

No Invoices/Payments for $ 100,000 School District of Indian River County, FL 2018 Legal Investigations.

A July 31, 2018 letter hand delivered to Carter Morrison, then School District of Indian River County (SDIRC), FL Assistant Superintendent of Finance/CFO, from SDIRC Superintendent Mark J. Rendell, Ed.D. advised him that he was “relieved of your [his] duties.” The letter from Dr. Rendell said SDIRC would be conducting “an investigation involving allegations of wrongdoing.” The … Continue reading No Invoices/Payments for $ 100,000 School District of Indian River County, FL 2018 Legal Investigations.