Monthly Archives: September 2015

Diver, 15, dies after being pulled from ocean near Boca Inlet

A 15-year-old diver pulled from the Atlantic Ocean near the Boca Raton Inlet on Saturday afternoon has died, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said late Saturday night. Skyler Hunt, was “free diving” — without breathing gear — with his … Continue reading

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First glimpse of supermoon; eclipse to be seen later if skies permit

Despite cloudy skies, Palm Beach County has its first glimpse of the long-awaited supermoon. Post photographer Rich Graulich snapped this photo as the super moon rose early this evening. This evening, a supermoon eclipse, the first since 1982, is expected … Continue reading

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Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse needs help staying in shape

The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is closing for awhile for yearly preservation work. The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse doesn’t look a day older than 155. But it needs some help to stay that way. Yearly preservation work is scheduled for Sept. 28 … Continue reading

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$8M A1A project about halfway done

An $8 million project to improve a stretch of State Road A1A for businesses, bicycle riders and walkers has town officials excited for the future as it hits the halfway mark. The three-quarter-mile stretch of road from U.S. 1 south … Continue reading

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‘No swim’ advisory issued for Dubois Park

JUPITER, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health Palm Beach County has issued a “No Swimming Advisory” for Dubois Park after recent sampling showed bacterial levels in the water to be in the poor range. Officials say the causes of … Continue reading

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No, you wouldn’t know it, but fall is here and it’s time to celebrate

A 1,200-foot section of Riverwalk is part of a 2.4-mile pathway between the Jupiter Inlet and Ocean Way. The Harvest Fest is on the Plaza Down Under on Riverwalk. (Richard Graulich/The Palm Beach Post) You won’t see leaves changing color here, … Continue reading

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Sunset tours held Wednesdays at Jupiter Lighthouse

JUPITER, Fla. – Wednesday evening the public has the opportunity to see some breathtaking views from the Jupiter Inlet lighthouse. A sunset tour will start around 7:15 p.m. It’s expected to take a little more than an hour. Tickets start at … Continue reading

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Are the images taken near Jupiter Inlet the missing link to Austin and Perry?

Story by Lynda Figueredo/CBS12 JUPITER, Fla. (CBS12) — Volunteers are retracing their steps and feel they may be closer than ever to finding what may have happened to Austin and Perry. Search crews are expected to do several follow up … Continue reading

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Should there be an age requirement for boaters?

If a 13-year-old kid wants to fish in the ocean by himself, should he be allowed to? Should boaters be required to have an emergency beacon on board? Should law enforcement be given more money for more patrols on the … Continue reading

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Diver cried as he brought body of free diving teen to surface

As Tim Fernan and his team of divers from Palm Beach Reef Research searched for 15-year-old free diver Skyler Hunt on Saturday afternoon near the Boca Raton Inlet, he couldn’t help but think of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen. “The … Continue reading

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