Monthly Archives: October 2015

Florida bill may lead to age requirement for operating boats

POST IN TALLAHASSEE Posted: 1:31 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 By John Kennedy – Palm Beach Post Capital Bureau TALLAHASSEE — A Broward County senator filed legislation Monday that raises the age limit for operating personal watercraft — but that … Continue reading

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Bill would raise age limit of jet-ski drivers – WZVN

Big changes could be coming for teens on Florida beaches. A Senate bill filed this week would raise the minimum age to drive a jet-ski from 14 to 16. The senator who proposed the bill said teens younger than 16 … Continue reading

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Martin County Community Calendar Oct. 30

FRIDAY’S SPECIAL EVENTS Beginning Acrylic Painting: 9 a.m.-Noon Oct. 22-Nov. 12. The Studio at the Elliott Museum, 825 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. Ages: 18+. $193-$217. Register: 772-263-2587; www.elliottmuseum.org. Annual Martin County Firefighters Frightfest and Haunted House: Face painting, bounce houses, … Continue reading

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Martin County Community Calendar Oct. 29

THURSDAY’S SPECIAL EVENTS Beginning Acrylic Painting: 9 a.m.-Noon Oct. 22-Nov. 12. The Studio at the Elliott Museum, 825 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. Ages: 18+. $193-$217. Register: 772-263-2587; www.elliottmuseum.org. Green Industries Best Management Practices Workshop: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 29. Martin … Continue reading

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High school football picks: District races coming to a close

One week of district play remains, and it’s an important one. Among the key district matchups are No. 1 Atlantic at No. 3 Boca Raton, Clewiston at No. 7 Glades Central, and No. 10 Royal Palm Beach at West Boca … Continue reading

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Temporary tidal flooding still a nuisance for Palm Beach County

There’s some minor flooding at Edmor Road and South Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach this morning. (Photo by Sarah Peters/Palm Beach Post) Tuesday morning’s high tides brought the water level to the edge of the boat docks at the … Continue reading

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Temporary tidal flooding still a nuisance for Palm Beach County

There’s some minor flooding at Edmor Road and South Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach this morning. (Photo by Sarah Peters/Palm Beach Post) Tuesday morning’s high tides brought the water level to the edge of the boat docks at the … Continue reading

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Temporary tidal flooding still a nuisance for Palm Beach County

There’s some minor flooding at Edmor Road and South Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach this morning. (Photo by Sarah Peters/Palm Beach Post) Tuesday morning’s high tides brought the water level to the edge of the boat docks at the … Continue reading

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Street, neighborhood flooding a hassle, but no significant damage

There’s some minor flooding at Edmor Road and South Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach this morning. (Photo by Sarah Peters/Palm Beach Post) Tuesday morning’s high tides brought the water level to the edge of the boat docks at the … Continue reading

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Senator hopes bill will prompt talk of minimum age for boating in Florida

Perry Cohen (left) and Austin Stephanos, disappeared after sailing out of Jupiter Inlet A Broward County senator filed legislation Monday that raises the age limit for operating personal watercraft — but that may be just a first step. Sen. Jeremy … Continue reading

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