Monthly Archives: April 2015

Florida’s night light

By day, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, on a Coast Guard base where Florida’s Loxahatchee River flows toward the Atlantic, is an elegant burnt-orange baton that rises 108 feet above the town of Jupiter, in Palm Beach County, on the easternmost … Continue reading

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Gasoline pump skimmers found by Florida officials

As the Palm Beach Post reported last week, eight Palm Beach County gas stations from Jupiter to Wellington had pumps with illegal credit and debit card skimmers. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services inspectors found and removed the … Continue reading

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Rescuers reach Jupiter swimmer in drowning report

Update 8:44 p.m.: The man was taken to a local hospital but there is no further word on his condition, officials said. Original post: A man reported struggling at DuBois Park on Sunday afternoon was able to get out of … Continue reading

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Saving underwater life by remembering a young life

Story by J. Israel Balderas/CBS 12 JUPITER (CBS12) — Artificial reefs, which help attract fish as underwater environment blooms, were put together on Saturday by dozens of volunteers organized by the Andrew Red Harris Foundation. The motivation behind such a … Continue reading

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Lighthouse visits offer history, views

For ships at sea, lighthouses are beacons to guide them safely on their journeys. For land-bound tourists, they have always been a source of fascination, and Florida is one of the best places to satisfy that yen. With 1,350 miles … Continue reading

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Earth Day marks Brevard’s environmental challenges

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PBCFR: 1 person airlifted after shark bite off Jupiter Inlet

A man who was spearfishing off Jupiter Inlet was bitten by a shark Friday afternoon. Authorities with the Palm Beach County Fire Department said rescuers were called about 1 p.m. to reports of the shark bite and the victim being … Continue reading

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Jupiter looking for ways to minimize ‘All Aboard Florida’ impact

JUPITER, Fla. – As ‘All Aboard Florida’ moves ahead with plans to get trains on the tracks by next year, the fight to keep them from running up our coastline is gaining speed. For many in the town of Jupiter, … Continue reading

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Florida prof. determines start, end of shark season

The photos are remarkable. Snorkelers just feet away from more than a dozen sharks. Another group of sharks surfing off Fort Lauderdale Beach. And there is the video – downright amazing. Thousands of sharks lurking just off South Florida’s shoreline. … Continue reading

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Shark bite victim Rick Neumann talks about brush with death

JUPITER, Fla. – Recovering with 200 stitches, Rick Neumann says he is lucky to be alive after a shark tore into him miles off the coast of the Jupiter Inlet Friday. “I’m just thankful I didn’t lose any parts and … Continue reading

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