Monthly Archives: August 2015

Local News Wire VIDEO: Prayer Vigil at Jupiter Inlet for Missing Boys

Monday night there was a prayer vigil at Jupiter Inlet for Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos, the two 14-year-old boys who went missing Friday after taking a boat out for a fishing trip. Drew Mydock, who went to the same … Continue reading

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Teen dies after being swept up by tide at Jupiter Inlet

A 15-year-old boy died Friday after being pulled into outgoing tide at Jupiter Inlet, police said. Edwin Castanon, 15, was swimming in the lagoon area at DuBois Park, 19075 DuBois Road, sometime before 5:45 p.m. when he was swept into … Continue reading

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Recent drowning highlights dangers of South Florida inlets

It’s a gateway to the open waters of the Atlantic Ocean, this turquoise-colored channel that cuts through Jupiter. But over the years, the Jupiter Inlet also has been the scene of tragedy. Boaters and swimmers alike have died struggling in … Continue reading

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Seeds of a new reef planted off Jupiter Inlet

Posted: 5:10 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 By Bill DiPaolo – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer OFF THE COAST OF JUPITER — As the monument to their son sank, the spirits of Scott and Martha Harris soared. “This is the … Continue reading

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Currents cancel reef drop off Jupiter for drowning victim Andrew Harris

Strong north currents stopped the submersion of an artificial reef this morning a mile off the Jupiter Inlet.  The drop also was cancelled Wednesday due to the current. Another try may be made later today or tomorrow, said Scott Harris, … Continue reading

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About 30 migrants come ashore near Jupiter Inlet

JUPITER INLET — A group of about 30 undocumented migrants came ashore south of Jupiter Inlet early Monday, according to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection official.. Full story available to subscribers only.Subscribe Already a subscriber? Activate Article source: http://www.tcpalm.com/homepage-showcase/group-of-migrants-comes-ashore-near-jupiter-inlet_61420673

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Families of Missing Jupiter Teens Say Search Dog’s Findings Are Not ‘Conclusive’

The family of two teenage boys who went missing off the Florida coast in July says they do not consider a search dog’s findings, linking two life jackets found along the Georgia coast to their boat, to be conclusive. In … Continue reading

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15-year-old dies after being swept into the Jupiter Inlet by the outgoing tide

Story by Victoria Price/CBS12 JUPITER INLET (CBS12) — 15-year-old Edwin Castañon passed away after being swept into the Jupiter Inlet by the outgoing tide Friday afternoon. Castañon was swimming in the lagoon area of DuBois Park when he was pulled … Continue reading

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Jupiter Inlet

JUPITER — A $100,000 artificial reef will be sunk off the coast of Jupiter as a memorial to a man who died while snorkeling there. The Andrew “Red” Harris Foundation is set to deploy the reef on Aug. 19 to … Continue reading

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Coast Guard to search into night for missing Tequesta boys

For the latest on this story, click here.   The mothers of two boys missing since an ocean fishing trip Friday afternoon shared a hope Saturday night: that the 14-year-olds were safe — perhaps even in the Bahamas. Their hope … Continue reading

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