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FORT PIERCETHE BEACHES LAKEWOOD PARK Vol. 17, No. 9 en-USFriday, July 27, 2018 en-US@HometownNewsStLucie @hometownnewsslc @HometownNewsSLC 2822 S. U.S. #1, Fort Pierce (772) 466-7022The Original DISCOUNT FURNITURE LARGEST MATTRESS RETAILER OVER 45 DIFFERENT MATTRESSES TO CHOOSE FROM SEE OUR AD ON THE BACK COVER! TWIN MATTRESS from $69 EA. PC. FULL MATTRESS from $85 EA. PC.QUEEN MATTRESS from $99 EA. PC.KING MATTRESS from $99 EA. PC.PILLOW TOPTWIN MATTRESS from $85 EA. PC. FULL MATTRESS from $99 EA. PC.QUEEN MATTRESS from $115 EA. PC.KING MATTRESS from $115 EA. PC. EACH PIECE PRICES ARE SOLD IN SETS. KING SETS ARE 3 PIECES. MATTRESS ONLY ARE SLIGHTLY HIGHER Primary, August 28, 2018 Register online at your convenience Request a Mail Ballot Keep your address current Find your Precinct LocationDid you know, Online Voter Registration is now available in Florida? You can register to vote or update your Voter registration online from any computer or handheld device. Lay day to register is July 30th.Voter Registration is in Your Hand RegistertoVoteFlorida.govGertrude Walker, CFS, St. Lucie County Supervisor of Elections 4132 Okeechobee Rd., Fort Pierce | 772-462-1500 en-USFORT PIERCE The city will see a nearly en-US $72.000 increase in funding for the 2018-2019 en-US Action Plan for its Community Development en-US Block Grant program enabling staff to earmark at en-US least $80,000 for small business development and en-US launch a new arts program for students of all ages. en-US Grants Administration Division Manager en-US Libby Woodruff gave the City Commission an en-US update on the program July 16, explaining that en-US commissioners had already approved most of the en-US proposed projects as part of the five-year consolien-US-en-US dated plan in 2016. Those included economic en-US development activities, activities for public seren-US -en-US vices, public facilities, owner occupied housing en-US rehab, neighborhood revitalization and code en-US enforcement. The new funds for small business en-US development will help pay for training and puben-US -en-US licity campaigns for qualifying small businesses en-US in addition to the citys other ongoing efforts in en-US that sector of the economy.en-US This year we saw an increase in our CDBG en-US funds: Last year we received $477,456, and this en-USFort Pierce gets CDBG update en-USScriveners en-US error en-US brings en-US headache en-US to city en-USFORT PIERCE The City Commisen-US-en-US sion voted 3-2 July 16 to correct a scriven-US -en-US eners error that potentially could have en-US negatively impacted its decision to en-US demolish a partially reconstructed en-US Hutchinson Island property languishing en-US since the 2004 hurricanes. en-US City Attorney James Messer introen-US -en-US duced the topic, saying he had reviewed en-US the videotape of the November Conferen-US -en-US ence Agenda when the original resoluen-US -en-US tion was approved before deciding to en-US give the green light for the Commission en-US to proceed with the correction. en-US It was clear what the City Commisen-US -en-US sion wanted, and it was also clear that en-US that was not effectuated in the final resen-US -en-US olution, he said. So this fix, if you will, en-US corrects what should have been in there en-US in the first place.en-US Mr. Messer admitted that someone in en-US the city dropped the ball concerning the en-US final published resolution but attributed en-US the error to the learning curve of a new en-US process.en-US Now why it wasnt in there in the first en-US place its simply the right hand didnt en-US know what the left hand was doing, Mr. en-US Messer explained. Now all that being en-US said, remember these are new proceen-US -en-US dures in a new area that the citys never en-US done before. The reason it was put in en-US resolution format is because its a policy en-US -its not the law of the City of Fort en-USTime to tee off en-USSeeen-US en-US CDBGen-US, page 2 en-USSevin Bullwinkle/staff photographeren-USThe Kiwanis Club sponsored the Indian Hills Junior Golf Summer Camp at en-US Indian Hills Golf Course in Fort Pierce on Friday, July 20. Here. Scott Fetner, en-US head golf pro at Indian Hills Golf Course, gives 11-year-old Sophia Perkins a en-US few tips on her swing. en-USSeeen-US en-US ERRORen-US page 3en-USBy Donald Rodrigueen-USFor Hometown Newsen-USBy Donald Rodrigueen-USFor Hometown News en-USINDEX Classified 12 Crossword en-US11 Horoscopes en-US9 Out & About 9 Police Report en-US5 Viewpoint en-US6 en-USCOMMUNITY CALENDARen-USSee community en-US activities on en-US page 2 and the en-US full listings en-US online: en-US hometownnewsen-US -en-US en-USSTAYING IN TOUCH Want to be sure you know what's going on around the en-USTreasure Coast? Email en-US en-US with "newsletter" in the subject line. en-USTOWNIES 8en-USTouring with the en-US Townies features en-US reader-submitted en-US photos from travels. en-US Lets see how many en-US places we can go! en-USGOING ON A TRIP? LOOKING FOR A HOME 7 en-USWould you like to meet an en-US affectionate cat that is en-US ready for a home? Visit en-US Dogs and Cats Forever en-USMEET FREDDIE en-USVISIT US ONLINEen-USWant to catch up on a en-US favorite columnist or see en-US more pictures and more en-US community news? en-USMISSING A en-US FAVORITE FEATURE?


en-US 2 en-USCommunity calendaren-USyear well be receiving $549.380, which is en-US about $70,000 more, she said. So were en-US proposing economic development this year, en-US with $20,000 for marketing and advertising en-US for small businesses; technical assistance en-US and grants for small businesses; our annual en-US job fair; our Minority Business Expo; and en-US $60,000 for small business educational en-US workshops and small business startups. en-US Ms. Woodruff emphasized that her en-US department had recently conducted a suren-US -en-US vey to garner community input and assess en-US needs for this years action plan, as well as en-US held town meetings to inform Port St. Lucie en-US residents of planned CDBG projects. She en-US and her staff have now begun a media camen-US -en-US paign to further improve the survey en-US response. en-US Were running print advertising in both en-US English and Spanish, as well as announceen-US-en-US ments on our public access cable TV for St en-US Lucie County and in social media, she en-US added. We just completed mail-outs to en-US 40-plus churches and community organizaen-US -en-US tions where we actually sent them a copy of en-US the press release to tell them where to get en-US the community survey, so were getting a lot en-US of responses back from that.en-US Commissioner Rufus Alexander quesen-US -en-US tioned Ms. Woodruff why the city didnt en-US also send out the information in Creole for en-US the citys Haitian residents and the latter en-US said that would soon be a reality as well. en-US I have an incredible executive assistant en-US who could translate that so we will certainly en-US do that, the grants division manager en-US responded. en-US As part of the public services funded by en-US CDBG proceeds, the city is currently conen-US -en-US ducting its fourth year of the Summer Jam en-US camp, which will be followed this year with en-US inaugural sessions of a new Art Camp slated en-US to run year-round. In response to questions en-US from Mayor Linda Hudson for more details, en-US Ms. Woodruff said she had recruited local en-US artists to teach art to elementary, middle en-US school and high school students on the top en-US floor of the old city hall building.en-US It would be an eight-week camp, so we en-US think we can take 50 youth for each eight-en-US week session, she explained. During the en-US eight weeks, theyll have an art lesson, and en-US its also life skills classes -anger manageen-US -en-US ment and social skills will be taught with the en-US art. On the ninth week, theyll have an en-US exhibit at the city hall.en-US Are you having any of the Highwaymen en-US artists? Commissioner Alexander asked.en-US Yes, the grants administrator responden-US-en-US ed. Were going to teach our cultural herien-US -en-US tage to our kids.en-US In response to further questioning from en-US the commissioner, Ms. Woodruff admitted en-US she had not planned on including a survey en-US incorporated this year with the Fort Pierce en-US Utility bills as she had originally done with en-US the five-year plan. She told Commissioner en-US Alexander she would try to get this years en-US Action Plan in the mail-out as well. en-US I can certainly get it in there, she said. en-US People can [also] call 772-467-3169 and en-US request a survey, and we can email it or mail en-US it to them, or we can tell them how to get it en-US on the Internet.en-US The second public hearing on the CDBG en-US 2018-2019 Action Plan will be held beginen-US -en-US ning at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 6 in the Commission en-US chambers at 100 U.S. 1 North in Fort Pierce. en-USCDBGen-USFrom page 1en-USFRIDAY, JULY 27en-US en-US Contraption Faction:en-US 3 p.m., Zora Neale en-US Hurston Branch Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort en-US Pierce. Suited for grade 4 and higher, these en-US programs will focus on building games, en-US gadgets and robotics, including a session en-US with Legos. en-US For more information, call (772) en-US 462-2154 or visit en-US en-US or email, JULY 28en-US en-US Treasure Coast Waterway Cleanup:en-US en-US 11th annual cleanup will be held from 8 a.m. en-US to 12:30 p.m. Teams will be cleaning up 125 en-US miles of waterways in Martin, St. Lucie & en-US Indian River counties. Participants and en-US sponsors welcome! Since 2008, more than en-US 8,500 volunteers and more than 2,500 en-US boats removed 77 tons of trash from the en-US waters of the Treasure Coast. This event is en-US for all ages and perfect for individuals, en-US students, service clubs, yacht clubs or en-US anyone who wants to be part of the solution en-US to pollution. All registered volunteers will en-US receive an event T-shirt; watercraft will en-US receive a commemorative burgee to fly, en-US which indicates that they are part of the en-US event. All volunteers will be invited to an en-US appreciation BBQ in August (date TBA). en-USFor en-US more information, visit en-US www.en-US en-US Android Basics class:en-US 2 p.m., en-US Morningside Branch Library, 2410 en-USMorningside Blvd., Port St. Lucie. In this en-US class students will learn about the different en-US features and functions of their Android en-US device. Be sure to have all your devices fully en-US charged and to bring your library card and en-US passwords. Class size is limited, so please en-US arrive early. en-US For more information call 772-en-US 337-5632 or visit en-US, JULY 31en-US en-US Weekly Storytime Jam:en-US Tuesdays at en-US 10:30 a.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch en-US Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. en-US Designed for ages 2-5, this interactive en-US program will have your young ones clapping, en-US dancing, singing and listening to stories each en-US week. en-US For more information, call (772) 462-en-US 2154 or visit en-US en-US or en-US email en-US en-US Celebrate Recovery:en-US 7-9:30 p.m., en-US Fairlawn Baptist Church, 3003 Rhode Island en-US Ave., Fort Pierce. A free, Christ-centered en-US recovery program offered every Tuesday en-US evening. en-US For more information, call (772) en-US 461-0814.en-USWEDNESDAY, AUG. 1en-GB en-GB Pretty Princess Tea Party:en-GB 10-11:30 en-GB a.m., first Wednesday of each month, at the en-GB Port St. Lucie Community Center, 2195 S.E. en-GB Airoso Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Meant for ages en-GB 1 and older. Cost is $3 per child over age en-GB 12 months, $1 per adult. Dress in princess en-GB attire and meet a new princess every month. en-GB The party also includes singing, dancing, en-GB pretend tea sets and merriment. Parents are en-GB encouraged to participate. Pre-registration en-GB is required. en-GB For more information, call (772) en-GB 807-4499.en-US en-US Turing Tumble:en-US Try out a new type of en-US game where players build mechanical en-US computers powered by marbles to solve logic en-US puzzles at 3 p.m., Zora Neale Hurston en-US Branch Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. en-US It's fun, addicting, easy-to-learn, and family-en-US friendly, and while you're playing, you en-US discover how computers work. en-US For more en-US information, call (772) 462-2154 or email en-US, AUG. 7en-GB en-GB Free admission to the Aquarium: en-GB10 en-GB a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Lucie County Aquarium en-GB featuring the Smithsonian Marine Exhibit en-GB offers free admission on the first Tuesday en-GB of each month. The aquarium is located at en-GB 420 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce. en-GB For more en-GB information, call (772) 462-3474 or visiten-GB en-GB en-US Writers Group:en-US First and third Tuesdays. en-US 1-3 p.m., Lakewood Park Branch Library, en-US 7605 Santa Barbara Drive, Fort Pierce. Get en-US together with other writers to read and en-US provide feedback on each others work at en-US this program. This informal writing support en-US group is organized by community volunteers en-US and is free and open to anyone interested in en-US writing. Writers of all genres and skills are en-US welcome to drop in and participate. en-USFor more en-US information, contact the staff at (772) 462-en-US 6870, email en-US en-US or visit en-US en-US Weekly Storytime Jam:en-US Tuesdays at en-US 10:30 a.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch en-US Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. en-US Designed for ages 2-5, this interactive en-US program will have your young ones clapping, en-US dancing, singing and listening to stories each en-US week. en-US For more information, call (772) 462-en-US 2154 or visit en-US en-US or en-US email en-US en-US Celebrate Recovery:en-US 7-9:30 p.m., en-US Fairlawn Baptist Church, 3003 Rhode Island en-US Ave., Fort Pierce. A free, Christ-centered en-US recovery program offered every Tuesday en-US evening. en-US For more information, call (772) en-US 461-0814.en-USFRIDAY, AUG. 10en-US en-US 'Project Linus' meets:en-US Project Linus en-US Martin St. Lucie counties is a non-profit en-US organization that provides homemade en-US blankets (knitted, crocheted, quilted, fleece) en-US to children (newborn to 18 years old) within en-US our community who are in need of comfort. en-US Meetings are held on the second Friday each en-US month (except July) from 10 a.m. until noon en-US at the Kane Center, 900 S.E. Salerno Road, en-US Stuart. en-US For more information, contact Lana en-US at en-US Contraption Faction:en-US 3 p.m., Zora Neale en-US Hurston Branch Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort en-US Pierce. Suited for grade 4 and higher, these en-US programs will focus on building games, en-US gadgets and robotics, including a session en-US with Legos. en-US For more information, call (772) en-US 462-2154 or visit en-US en-US or email, AUG. 11en-US en-US S.T.E.A.M. Power:en-US 2 p.m., Zora Neale en-US Hurston Branch Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort en-US Pierce. Ages 8 to 18 can participate in en-US hands-on activities that focus on science, en-US technology, engineering art and math. en-US For en-US more information, call (772) 462-2154 or en-US email en-US Seeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 4 Vil nan FORT PIERCE Pwopoze plan anyl PLIS pou 2018-2019 AVI SOU REVIZYON PIBLIK, KOMITE AK PIBLIK piblik KONSY Dapre rgleman Depatman Lojman ak Devlopman Iben (HUD) Etazini, Vil Fort Pierce te devlope yon Plan Aksyon Anyl pou ane 2018-2019, ki se dezym pwogram ane pou 5-6m ane 2016-2020 Ane Konsolide Plan. Kondisyon espesik nan manda Pwogram CDBG a ke fon CDBG yo itilize pou prensipalman benesye moun ki touche ak modere ki ba ak modere. Pa mwens pase 70% nan total de depans fon CDBG yo dwe pou aktivite ki benesye moun ki ba ak modere revni. ODYANS PIBLIK: De odyans piblik nan Plan Aksyon Aksyon 2018-2019 la ap ft nan reyinyon Komisyon Vil Nouyk yo nan dat 16 jiy ak 6 out lane 2018, apati 6:30 pm nan chanm Komisyon Vil yo nan Fort Pierce City Hall, 100 N US Hwy. 1. Yo ankouraje pati ki enterese yo pou yo patisipe epi patisipe. Pou plis enfmasyon sou odyans sa yo oswa Plan Aksyon Anyl la, tanpri rele 772-467-3169 oswa iml An ak ak Lwa sou Ameriken ak Enmite ak Lwa Florid 286.26, moun ki gen andikap ki bezwen akomodasyon espesyal pou patisipe nan odyans sa a ta dwe rele 772-467-3169 omwen 48 dtan anvan odyans lan pou asistans. Yon bouyon nan Plan Aksyon Anyl la disponib pou revizyon sou sit entnt Vil la nan http://cityoortpierce. com/399/Community-Development-Block-Grant-CDBG epi tou nan Fort Pierce City Hall, 100 N US Hwy. 1, nan Divizyon Administrasyon Sibvansyon, Depatman Planikasyon 2nd Floor, ant 28 jen ak 5 out, 2018. Pati ki enterese yo ka rele 772-467-3169 oswa iml pou gen plan bouyon an kourye oswa poste dirkteman nan yo. Vil la espere resevwa $ 549.380 nan Depatman HUD pou ane 2018. Yon lt $ 3.918 nan revni pwogram lan pral ajoute nan kantite lajan sa a, pou f total 2018 pou CDBG $ 553,298. Apre yo pwopoze aktivite CDBG yo ak alokasyon nansman pou ane a 2018, ki aliyen ak aktivite ki apwouve yo ki nan Plan 2016-2020 Plan 5 konsolide: Devlopman Ekonomik Bay asistans teknik, maketing / piblisite ak sibvansyon ankouraje pou nouvo ak ki deja egziste ti biznis yo; bay ekspozisyon biznis minorit; bay jis travay anyl. Fon CDBG $ 50,000 SVIS PIBLIK Bay sibvansyon nan ganizasyon san bi likratif ki svi pi ba sitwayen revni nan vil la; bay gratis pwogram jam basktbl pandan ete nan katye Lincoln Park la. CDBG lajan $80,000 FIZIK PIBLIK Bay amelyorasyon nan pak piblik yo ak enstalasyon kominot yo. CDBG lajan $ 20,000. REHAB KAY-OCCUPIED Bay pwogram gzetizasyon pou sitwayen revni ki tr kalifye; bay penti, materyl penti ak materyl pou evnman Mondyal Chanje anyl ak penti pwogram vil nou an. Fon CDBG $ 40,000 REVITALIZASYON KONSY Ankouraje Atizay lokal ak eritaj kiltirl avk divs pwoj ki ft pou sipte inisyativ kreyatif kreyatif, rekont, ankouraje ak selebre kilti natif natal ak Afriken, Latino / Panyl, Kiben ak kilti ayisyen nan tout vil la; bay sibvansyon komsyal komsyal pou katye minorite revni minorit yo; bay sibvansyon pou de ganizasyon devlopman kominot ki baze sou. Fon CDBG $ 253.422 APRANN ADMINISTRASYON Bay sipvizyon, jesyon, siveyans, konfmite lojman ekitab, ak kowdinasyon pwogram CDBG, bidj a mwens pase 20% nan prim sibvansyon CDBG; Bay atelye Lojman san Patipri. Fon CDBG $ 109.876


en-US 3 en-USPierce -and my guess is before its over, its en-US probably going to be amended two or three en-US more times as we become more sophisticaten-US -en-US ed in how we do these things.en-US Commissioner Rufus Alexander cast one en-US of the two dissenting votes, connecting the en-US current decision with the one the Commisen-US-en-US sion majority made June 25 to uphold the en-US special magistrates prior condemnation of en-US 1635 Thumb Point Drive on South Hutchinen-US -en-US son Island and begin the demolition proen-US -en-US cess. The commissioner had cast one of the en-US two dissenting votes in that 3-2 decision as en-US well and directed his comments in the latest en-US meeting to the city attorney.en-US I have concerns with this all together en-US before us, and the fact of the matter that we en-US are in litigation, he said. We call it a scriven-US -en-US eners error, but the fact of the matter is, it en-US was brought before us by a citizen trying to en-US implement the law-enforcement part, and en-US we denied that citizen from doing that, and en-US now we want to come in after the fact en-US because we did not introduce that part. Im en-US not going to support it because of the fact en-US that it should have been done when we were en-US here in an open field and everybody had the en-US chance to say what they wanted to say.en-US Commissioner Reginald sessions -who en-US cast the other dissenting vote in both decien-US -en-US sions -worried the city might not have en-US legal standing to make the correction retroen-US -en-US active to when the Commission majority en-US first declared the property a nuisance. en-US So I mean at this point it was a mistake, en-US whether it be by way of staff or whatever, he en-US said. It was written, it was approved en-US improperly, and I dont think it looks good, en-US at least from a legal perspective: I just dont en-US think the court system is going to buy that en-US argument. It would be one thing if we were en-US just going forward, but retroactively back to Error en-USFrom page 1en-USThe Florida Department of Health in St. en-US Lucie County (DOH-St. Lucie) urges resien-US-en-US dents to avoid contact with wild and stray en-US animals to protect themselves from the risk en-US of rabies exposure.en-US In Florida, raccoons, bats, foxes, and en-US unvaccinated cats are the animals most freen-US -en-US quently diagnosed with rabies. Other anien-US -en-US mals that are at high risk for rabies include en-US skunks, otters, coyotes, bobcats, stray or en-US unvaccinated dogs and ferrets. Typically en-US each year, St Lucie County receives reports en-US of suspected rabid animals. Most recently, a en-US bat with exposure to a pet was reported to en-US have tested positive for rabies this month.en-US Rabies is a fatal but preventable disease. en-US It is important not to handle wild animals, en-US to be aware of unusual acting animals, and en-US to keep pets vaccinated against rabies, said en-US Clint Sperber, Health Officer for the Florida en-US Department of Health in St. Lucie County.en-US Rabies is a disease of the nervous system en-US and is fatal to warm blooded animals and en-US humans. Rabies is transmitted through en-US exposure to the saliva and nervous tissue en-US from a rabid animal through a bite, scratch, en-US or contact with mucous membranes such as en-US the eyes, nose, or mouth. An animal with en-US rabies could infect domestic animals that en-US have not been vaccinated against rabies. All en-US domestic animals should be vaccinated en-US against rabies and all wildlife contact should en-US be avoided, particularly raccoons, bats, en-US foxes, skunks, otters, bobcats, and coyotes. en-US The only treatment for human exposure to en-US rabies is rabies specific immune globulin en-US and rabies immunization. Appropriate en-US treatment started soon after the exposure en-US will protect an exposed person from the disen-US -en-US ease.en-US Along with local animal services, DOH-en-US St. Lucie works to prevent rabies by assisting en-US with animal bite investigations and testing en-US of animals for rabies through the Florida en-US Department of Health Bureau of Laboratoen-US-en-US ries. DOH-St. Lucie also provides rabies en-US vaccinations to victims of animal bites, the en-US only known effective treatment for rabies en-US prevention in humans.en-US Residents and visitors are advised to take en-US the following precautions: en-US Keep rabies vaccinations up to date for en-US all pets and at-risk livestock. en-US Do not allow your pets to run free. Folen-US-en-US low leash laws by keeping pets and livestock en-US secured on your property. If your pet or liveen-US -en-US stock are bitten by a wild animal, seek veteren-US -en-US inary assistance for the animal immediately en-US and contact your local animal control agenen-US -en-US cy. en-US Support animal control in efforts to en-US reduce feral and stray animal populations. en-US Spay or neuter your pets to help reduce en-US the number of unwanted pets that may not en-US be properly cared for or regularly vaccinaten-US -en-US ed. en-US Do not handle, feed, or unintentionally en-US attract wild animals with outdoor food en-US sources such as uncovered trash or litter. en-US Never adopt wild animals or bring them en-US into your home. en-US Teach children never to handle unfamilen-US -en-US iar animals, wild or domestic, even if they en-US appear friendly. en-US Prevent bats from entering living quaren-US -en-US ters or occupied spaces in homes, churches, en-US schools, and other similar areas, where they en-US might come in contact with people and pets. en-US Persons bitten or scratched by a wild en-US animal or stray should seek medical attenen-US -en-US tion immediately and report the incident to en-US your local animal services and to DOH-St. en-US Lucie at 772-462-3883.en-US Unusual acting animals should also, be en-US reported to local animal services for hanen-US -en-US dling at:en-US St. Lucie County Animal Control (772) en-US 462-8120en-US Port St Lucie Animal Control (772) en-US 871-5042en-US Fort Pierce Animal Control (772) 467-en-US 3149en-US For further information on rabies, go to en-US -en-US es-and-conditions/rabies/index.html, en-US or en-US contact DOH-St. Lucie at (772) 462-3883.en-USProtect your family, pets from rabiesen-USFor Hometown en-USSeeen-US en-US ERRORen-US page 8


en-US 4 en-USTUESDAY, AUG. 14en-US en-US Weekly Storytime Jam:en-US Tuesdays at en-US 10:30 a.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch en-US Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. en-US Designed for ages 2-5, this interactive en-US program will have your young ones clapping, en-US dancing, singing and listening to stories each en-US week. en-US For more information, call (772) 462-en-US 2154 or visit en-US en-US or en-US email en-US en-US Celebrate Recovery:en-US 7-9:30 p.m., en-US Fairlawn Baptist Church, 3003 Rhode Island en-US Ave., Fort Pierce. A free, Christ-centered en-US recovery program offered every Tuesday en-US evening. en-US For more information, call (772) en-US 461-0814.en-GBWEDNESDAY, AUG. 15en-GB en-GB Care for Caregivers support group: en-GB 6:30-8 p.m., third Wednesday each month, en-GB Suncoast Mental Health Center, 2814 S. U.S. en-GB 1, Suite D4, Fort Pierce. A support group for en-GB individuals, family members and others who en-GB play the role of caregiver to a person who en-GB struggles with a mental illness. The groups en-GB facilitator is volunteer mental health en-GB advocate Diego Gonzalez. en-GB For more en-GB information, contact Diego Gonzalez at (772) en-GB 577-4024, en-GB, en-GB or visit en-GB http://suncoastmentalhealth.orgen-USWEDNESDAY, AUG. 22en-GB en-GB Diabetes class:en-GB 3-4 p.m., Port St. Lucie en-GB Community Center, 2195 S.E. Airoso Blvd., en-GB Port St. Lucie. Free class on diabetes for en-GB people who have just been diagnosed as en-GB well as for people who have had diabetes for en-GB years but may have difficulty managing it. en-GB For more information, call educator Noreen en-GB Williams at (321) 615-1901.en-USONGOING EVENTSen-US en-US Babies 2 Teens Kids Club:en-US 9:30-10:30 en-US a.m., every Saturday, at 4830 U.S. 1, Fort en-US Pierce. All age groups for children. Free sign en-US up, free snacks, free books to check out. en-US Call en-US (772) 242-1909 for more information.en-US en-US Free Meditation Classes:en-US Non duality en-US and self inquiry: Who am I? How to chatter en-US mind to stillness, free from stress & illness. en-US Presented by Ted Leitho who has been en-US teaching ancient techniques for enlightenen-US -en-US ment for over 20 years. All donations go to en-US help the churchFree. Saturdays at 10 a.m. en-US at Port St. Lucie Community Center, 2195 en-US S.E. Airoso Blvd., Port St. Lucie, and Sundays en-US at 8:30 a.m. at Unity Church in Jensen en-US Beach. en-US Please call (772) 777-3250 in the en-US mornings to reserve your seat. en-US en-US Weekly Storytime Jam:en-US Tuesdays at en-US 10:30 a.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch en-US Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. en-US Designed for ages 2-5, this interactive en-US program will have your young ones clapping, en-US dancing, singing and listening to stories each en-US week. en-US For more information, call (772) 462-en-US 2154 or visit en-US en-US or en-US email en-US en-US Restless Leg Syndrome support group:en-US en-US There is new updated information to share en-US regarding this debilitating disease, as well as en-US free brochures. en-US For more information, call en-US Mary at (423) 390-1187.en-US en-US The Treasure Coast Woodcarversen-US meet en-US on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to en-US noon at the Walton Community Center, en-US 11090 Ridge Ave., Fort Pierce, (near the en-US Walton Road and Lake Shore Drive en-US intersection.) All persons age 16 and above en-US are welcome. No experience necessary. en-US For en-US more information, visiten-US www.tcwoodcarvers.en-US com.en-US en-US New group for tech savvy seniors:en-US en-US Meets from 10-11:30 a.m., first and third en-US Thursday each month, starting May 1, at the en-US Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library, 3008 en-US Avenue D, Fort Pierce. Free program is en-US designed to provide hands-on computer en-US instruction, including the basics of en-US computing, keeping in touch with family and en-US friends, and saving money on grocery bills en-US with couponing websites. en-US For more en-US information, call (772) 462-2154 or visit en-US en-US Wednesday Green Market: en-USNoon to 6 en-US p.m., rain or shine, in Fort Pierce Marina en-US Square, 101 Melody Lane, Fort Pierce. en-US en-US Tai Chi classes:en-US Held at Oxbow Eco-en-US Center, 5400 N.E. St. James Drive, Port St. en-US Lucie. Beginner and intermediate classes are en-US held on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Fridays at en-US 9:15 a.m. and Saturdays at 3 p.m. Tai Chi en-US Yang Form Classes are held on Fridays at en-US 10:30 a.m. Tai Chi instructors Hilde and en-US Hector Ruiz-Puyana will lead the classes, en-US designed for everyone, including those who en-US suffer from arthritis, diabetes, osteoporosis en-US and balance issues. Appropriate for ages 16 en-US and older, the cost is $10 per class or $32 en-US for four classes. Reservations are required. en-US For more information, call (772) 785-5833 en-US or visit en-US en-US Gay mens book discussion group: en-US Meets on the fourth Saturday of each month en-US at 2 p.m. to discuss the chosen books, which en-US are by or about gay authors or themes. en-US Books are chosen by the participants, and en-US the discussions of characters, plots and en-US interpretations of the books are lively. en-US Meetings are held in a private home, and a en-US light snack is served. en-US For more information, en-US visit en-US http://gaymensbookdiscussiongroup.en-US Free quit smoking now classes:en-US The en-US Quit Smoking Now Program is free of charge en-US and provides free nicotine replacement en-US therapy (patches, gum, or lozenges) while en-US supplies last to those who are eligible. Class en-US is available in the area. en-US For more information en-US or to register, call (877) 819-2357.en-US or visiten-US word from Sheriff Mascaraen-USHen-USave you ever wondered what its like en-US to be a deputy sheriff? Whats a day en-US like on road patrol, or crime scene en-US or aviation? Well the St. Lucie County en-US Sheriffs Office Citizens Academy is a great en-US place to answer those questions and see en-US hands-on just what its like behind the en-US scenes. en-US The St. Lucie County Sheriffs Office en-US encourages citizen interest and involvement en-US in the law enforcement process and daily en-US activities of its deputies, and the Citizens en-US Academy is a great place to do just that.en-US The Citizens Academy is a twelve-week en-US overview of the entire law enforcement en-US process from the patrol level of operations en-US through the judicial and detention systems. en-US Students will learn basic concepts to en-US promote a better understanding of the funcen-US -en-US tions of law enforcement. Classes are held en-US one night each week from the beginning to en-US the end of the Academy with two classes en-US held on Saturdays where students get to go en-US hands-on at the agencys training complex en-US and get to drive a real patrol car. en-US The next Academy is scheduled for en-USAug.15 through Oct.31. If you are interesten-US -en-US ed in participating, please call 772-871-5303 en-US or visit en-US www.stluciesheriff.comen-US. en-US Hurricane season began on June 1 and its en-US important that each of us make sure we are en-US prepared should the unthinkable happen en-US and we find our area in the path of a storm. en-US Know the facts and understand terms en-US used during the season. Tropical Depresen-US -en-US sionsare organized storms with winds of at en-US least 38 mph.Tropical Stormsvary in wind en-US speeds from 39-73 mph. Hurricaneshave en-US winds over 74 mph. en-US A Tropical Storm Watch means storm en-US conditions are possible in your area, while a en-US Hurricane Watch means hurricane en-US conditions are possible in the area. A en-US Tropical Storm Warning indicates tropical en-US storm conditions in the area, while a en-US Hurricane Warning indicates hurricane en-US conditions in the area.en-US Rain bands are strings of strong weather en-US coming off the cyclone producing heavy en-US rain, wind and tornadoes. The Storm Surge en-US is often underestimated and can be a deadly en-US result of ocean water swelling as a storm en-US makes landfall, quickly flooding coastal en-US areas.en-US It is important to create a disaster en-US response kit of supplies that you could take en-US with you if you are forced to evacuate or to en-US use in your home if you are left without en-US power for several days. Some recommended en-US items to include are: non-perishable food, en-US water, first-aid kit (include any prescription en-US medication you may need), personal en-US hygiene items and sanitation items, en-US flashlights, extra batteries, battery operated en-US radio, waterproof container with cash and en-US important documents, manual can opener, en-US lighter or matches, books, magazines, en-US games for recreation, and a plan for en-US evacuation and where you will re-connect en-US with family if separated.en-US It is also important to know how to en-US secure your home in the event of damaging en-US winds, storm surge and flooding. Cover all en-US of your windows with hurricane shutters or en-US wood, ensure all trees and shrubs are en-US trimmed and clear rain gutters, secure all en-US outdoor furniture, garbage cans, decoraen-US -en-US tions, and anything else that is not tied en-US down and brace internal doors.en-US If you are left without power, remember en-US these tips. Make sure your vehicle is full of en-US gas, have extra cash on hand, charge your en-US cell phone and limit use after power is out, en-US fill bathtubs and large containers with water en-US for washing hands and flushing toilets, turn en-US your refrigerator and freezer temperature to en-US the coldest setting prior to the storm en-US Remember, a severe storm can be deadly en-US and destructive. The best advice is to be en-US prepared. During a weather event, tune in en-US to your local emergency radio station, en-US WQCS 88.9 FM and monitor the Sheriffs en-US Office Facebook and Twitter accounts for en-US up-to-the-minute information.en-US Ken Mascara is the St. Lucie County en-US Sheriffen-USFROM THE SHERIFFen-USKEN MASCARA en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 2 CITY OF FORT PIERCE PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY/SOLICITATION OF PUBLIC COMMENT STATE HOUSING INITIATIVES PARTNERSHIP (SHIP) 2015-2018 ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REPORT Pursuant to Florida Statute 420.9075(10) the City of Fort Pierce has prepared an Annual Report covering its accomplishments through 06/30/2017 for the STATE HOUSING INITIATIVES PARTNERSHIP (SHIP) for State Fiscal Years 15/16, 16/17 and 17/18. The Annual Reports are available for public inspection and comments at Fort Pierce City Hall, 2nd Floor, Grants Administration Division, located at 100 North U.S. Hwy. 1 from 8 a.m. 5 p.m. July 26-August 9, 2018 or call 772467-3169 to have the reports mailed or emailed to you. Written comments may be submitted to the City of Fort Pierce Grants Administration Division, or via email to or Fax 772-466-5808. Comments will be accepted until the end of business day, Thursday, August 9, 2018. All written comments shall identify the author by name, address, and interest affected. A copy of all written comments and responses will be submitted as part of the SHIP Annual Report. The SHIP Annual Report contains statistical and narrative information on the implementation of strategies which produce and preserve Affordable Housing. For further information about this Report, please call 772-467-3169. In accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) this ad and documents listed above may be requested in an alternative format by calling 772-467-3169.


en-US 5 en-USFort Pierce Policeen-USLatricea Brown, 23, of N 16th Court, Fort en-US Pierce, was arrested July 13 and charged with en-US dealing in stolen property. en-US Latiffany Bivens, 29, of Avenue I, Fort Pierce, en-US was arrested July 13 and charged with grand en-US larceny over $300 and less than $5,000. en-US Willie Kent, 47, of N 12th Street, Fort Pierce, en-US was arrested July 14 and charged with burglary en-US of an unoccupied dwelling/structure unarmed. en-US Montel Bethel, 25, of Avenue J, Fort Pierce, en-US was arrested July 16 and charged with possesen-US-en-US sion of cocaine. en-US Whitney Gibson, 30, of SE Indian Street, Fort en-US Pierce, was arrested July 17 and charged with en-US possession of a controlled substance and posen-US -en-US session of marijuana under 20 grams. en-US Erik Clark, 46, of Avenue M, Fort Pierce, was en-US arrested July 17 and charged with possession en-US of cocaine, and possession of marijuana under en-US 20 grams. en-US Rebecca Hodshon, 31, of Fort Pierce, was en-US arrested July 18 and charged with possession en-US of a controlled substance and possession of en-US drug paraphernalia. en-US Annamarie Rao, 42, of S. Indian River Drive, en-US Fort Pierce, was arrested July 18 and charged en-US with possession of a controlled substance.en-USPort St. Lucie Policeen-USJonathan Hatadis, 34, of Kokomo Drive, en-US Lake Worth, was arrested July 13 and charged en-US with grand larceny over $300 and less than en-US $5,000, resisting officer without violence. en-US Jarden Brazill, 24, of NW Waverly Circle, Port en-US St. Lucie, was arrested July 13 and charged en-US with aggravated battery. en-US Delaney Lewis, 27, of SE Higdon Court, Port en-US St. Lucie, was arrested July 13 and charged en-US with possession of a controlled substance, posen-US-en-US session of drug paraphernalia, and possession en-US of harmful new drug legend. en-US Lindsey Keenan, 35, of Dulce Real Avenue, en-US Fort Pierce, was arrested July 16 and charged en-US with possession of a controlled substance, and en-US possession of drug paraphernalia. en-US John Davis, 45, of Buckingham Drive, Port en-US St. Lucie, was arrested July 17 and charged en-US with burglary of an unoccupied dwelling en-US unarmed, and grand theft of a motor vehicle. en-US Eugenio Ogando, 59, of Port St. Lucie, was en-US arrested July 18 and charged with aggravated en-US assault with a deadly weapon without intent to en-US kill and cruelty towards child abuse without en-US great bodily harm. en-US Anthony Guercio, 19, of SW Buttercup Aveen-US-en-US nue, Port St. Lucie, was arrested July 18 and en-US charged with possession of marijuana with en-US intent to sell/manufacture/deliver, 2 counts posen-US-en-US session of marijuana over 20 grams, possesen-US -en-US sion of drug paraphernalia, and destroy/tamen-US -en-US pering with physical evidence. en-US Niro Lennon, 19, of SW Estaugh Avenue, en-US Port St. Lucie, was arrested July 18 and en-US charged with possession of marijuana with en-US intent to sell/manufacture/deliver, 2 counts posen-US-en-US session of marijuana over 20 grams, possesen-US -en-US sion of drug paraphernalia, and destroy/tamen-US -en-US pering with physical evidence. en-USSt. Lucie County Sheriffen-USThomas Atkinson, 34, of Deer Park Avenue, en-US Fort Pierce, was arrested July 13 and charged en-US with possession of a controlled substance, posen-US-en-US session of cocaine, possession of drug paraen-US -en-US phernalia, and driving while license suspended en-US with knowledge. en-US Brittany Moran, 30, of Woodcrest Drive, Fort en-US Pierce, was arrested July 13 and charged with en-US possession of a controlled substance, and posen-US-en-US session of marijuana under 20 grams. en-US Ryan Blaney, 27, of SE Alhambra Avenue, en-US Stuart, was arrested July 13 and charged with en-US possession of cocaine and possession of a en-US controlled substance. en-US Sean Cilbrith, 50, of Buchanan Drive, Fort en-US Pierce, was arrested July 14 and charged with en-US aggravated battery causing bodily harm or injuen-US -en-US ry. en-US Ralph McPhee, 35, of N 22nd Street, Fort en-US Pierce, was arrested July 14 and charged with en-US possession of marijuana over 20 grams, posen-US -en-US session of marijuana with intent to sell/manuen-US-en-US facture/deliver, and possession of drug paraen-US -en-US phernalia. en-US Jermaine Mackey, 28, of S. 10th Street, Fort en-US Pierce, was arrested July 14 and charged with en-US possession of marijuana over 20 grams, and en-US possession of drug paraphernalia. en-US Keithen Johnson, 31, of Lawnwood Circle, en-US Fort Pierce, was arrested July 14 and charged en-US with fraud giving false information to law en-US enforcement officer, and possession of en-US cocaine. en-US Venus Hazin, 47, of Fort Pierce, was arrested en-US July 15 and charged with 2 felony counts of en-US child neglect without great bodily harm, driving en-US under the influence property damage, driving en-US while license suspended, and resisting officer en-US without violence. en-US Jeffery Scirrotto, 60, of Jenkins Road, Fort en-US Pierce, was arrested July 17 and charged with en-US driving while license suspended (3rd or subseen-US -en-US quent offense).en-US Vincent Midnight, 23, of Falcon Circle, Port en-US St. Lucie, was arrested July 17 and charged en-US with possession of a controlled substance, posen-USen-USsession of synthetic narcotic over 10 grams, en-US and resisting officer without violence. en-US Jose Vasquez, 30, of NW Rabbit Road, Port en-US St. Lucie, was arrested July 17 and charged en-US trafficking cocaine over 28 grams and less than en-US 150 kilograms, and possession of marijuana en-US over 20 grams. en-US Yoan Rodriguiez Bello, 22, of SE Cliff Road, en-US Port St. Lucie, was arrested July 17 and en-US charged with trafficking cocaine over 28 grams en-US and less than 150 kilograms, and possession en-US of marijuana over 20 grams.en-US James Deacon, 64, of Peru, Fort Pierce, was en-US arrested July 18 and charged with battery on en-US law enforcement officer/firefighter/EMT, and en-US resisting officer without violence. en-US Michael Beck, 27, of N 19th Street, Fort en-US Pierce, was arrested July 18 and charged with en-US grand larceny over $300 and less than $5,000.en-US Jamyira Ballard, 26, of NW 11th Avenue, Fort en-US Lauderdale, was arrested July 19 and charged en-US with battery on a law enforcement officer/fireen-US-en-US fighter/EMT. en-US Juan Zamudio, 21, of S. 25th Street, Fort en-US Pierce, was arrested July 19 and charged with en-US sexual assault sexual battery on victim 18 en-US years or older by person 18 years or older, and en-US aggravated battery with use of a deadly weapen-US-en-US on. en-US Selina Rivers, 33, of Fort Pierce, was arresten-US -en-US ed July 19 and charged with burglary of an en-US unoccupied dwelling unarmed and larceny en-US petty theft 2nd degree.en-US Laura Wheeler, 57, of SE Castana Court, en-US Port St. Lucie, was arrested July 19 and en-US charged with possession of a controlled suben-US -en-US stance. en-US Tony Wheeler, 27, of 42nd Square, Vero en-US Beach, was arrested July 19 and charged with en-US possession of a controlled substance. en-US Roger Liner, 22, of NE Caprona Avenue, Port en-US St. Lucie, was arrested July 19 and charged en-US with possession of marijuana over 20 grams en-US and possession of marijuana with intent to sell/en-US manufacture/deliver.en-USPolice reporten-USEditors note: en-USThis is a list of arrests, not en-US convictions, and all arrestees are presumed en-US innocent unless or until proven guilty in a en-US court of law. 2708 S. 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en-USVIEWPOINTen-USFRIDAY, JULY 27, 2018 en-US FORT PIERCEen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSSLC.COM PAGE 6en-USRantsen-US & en-USRaves Published weekly by Hometown News, L.C., 5059 Turnpike Feeder Road, Ft. Pierce, FL 34951 Copyright 2018, Hometown News, L.C.Voted # 1 Community Newspaper in America in 2005, 2006, 2007. One of the top 3 in America every year since 2003. Farris Robinson ...................................President Vernon D. Smith .................................. Managing Partner Don Hornbeck ..................................... Regional Circulation Manager Flora Wilkerson ................................... Circulation Administrator Robin Bevilacqua ................................ Human Resources Annita Ferrante ................................... Account Receivable Amanda Wheaton .............................. Credit & Collections Kathy Young ........................................ Major/Natl. Accounts Manager Julie Cleveland ..................................... 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Paginator Phone (772) 465-5656 Fax (772) 465-5301Classified (800) 823-0466 Rants & Raves (866) 465-5504Circulation Inquiries 1-866-913-6397 circulation@hometownnewsol.comFORT PIERCE en-USGot something to say? en-USEmail the Hometown Rants & Raves at en-USnewsfp@hometownnewsol.comen-USThe Rants and Raves section provides a chance for readers to share their thoughts with en-US other readers. The opinions included are not those of Hometown News or its employees.en-USPlease limit your submissions to 250 words, so that we can include more entries. en-US Readers are asked to refrain from making slanderous or libelous statements. en-USUnsupervised dogs run amoken-USMy dog and I walk as much as my physien-US -en-US cal condition allows. He is always leashed, en-US under control and on public property. Walken-US -en-US ing helps both of us. Unfortunately, we often en-US encounter dogs that run towards us barking.en-US I stop and ask the owner, who is usually in en-US the vicinity but not controlling the dog, to en-US please get their dog. The responses range en-US from a dirty look to, "Oh, he's friendly" or en-US "She just wants to play," and my favorite, "He en-US doesn't bite."en-US All dogs have the potential to bite given en-US the right circumstances. This is especially en-US true if they feel threatened.en-US Often the owner will halfheartedly call en-US the dog, then stroll over with no sense of en-US urgency or any apology. These encounters en-US are stressful to the point I stay on "safe en-US streets" and now carry a deterrent spray.en-US I have owned dogs of various breeds and en-US sizes my entire life. Usually, the encounters en-US are with small dogs. Just this past week, a en-US family member was pet sitting and attacked en-US by a pack of chihuahuas and, yes, in the en-US mayhem this person was bitten.en-US I want your dog to be just as safe as mine. en-US Please be considerate by not allowing your en-US dog to get the idea they own the street. en-US Nobody wants to spend time at the ER, pay en-US fines or hospital bills, or potentially bury a en-US beloved pet due to owner negligence.en-USPedestrians, bicyclists need to en-US take safety measures at nighten-USIs it dark outside? Well then you need en-US either a flashlight or some kind of reflective en-US clothing, Vehicles CANNOT see you.en-US Whether you are walking, biking, etc. If en-US your one of the above, take responsible meaen-US -en-US sures to ensure your safety and don't always en-US think we see you, because most of the time, en-US we don't.en-USThere are several ways en-US to help those in crisisen-USAccording to the American Foundation en-US for Suicide Prevention, suicide is attempted en-US 1.1 million times annually. Unfortunately, en-US every 12.3 minutes a person completes suien-US -en-US cide, totaling 117 lives per day, nearly 43,000 en-US lives per year, making suicide the 10th leaden-US -en-US ing cause of death in the U.S. And, for ages en-US 15-24, suicide is the third leading cause of en-US death.en-US The aforementioned statistics are often en-US perceived as merely numerical representaen-US -en-US tions, but they have a deeper significance. en-US These numbers represent a collection of en-US loved ones gone too soon.en-US The American Foundation for Suicide en-US Prevention reported 90 percent of those en-US who completed suicide had a diagnosable en-US psychiatric disorder. In essence, many baten-US -en-US tled with emotional and psychological proben-US-en-US lems.en-US Statistics are screaming for PROACTIVE en-US measures.en-US There are ways to help those who are in en-US crisis and may struggle with suicidal ideen-US -en-US ation. Do the math. Do not let these numen-US -en-US bers go unnoticed. Be the one to help save a en-US life.en-US Start the Conversation by being there for en-US someone in crisis! STOP. ASK. LISTEN. en-US ACT.en-US Warning signs can be found at suicideen-US-en-US Call crisis lines anytimg at 2-1-1, call 800-en-US TALK (8255), or text Start to 741-741.en-USResidents need to stop en-US dumping litter everywhereen-USI am utterly disgusted with the amount of en-US trash and dumping throughout our city en-US (including residential and canal areas).en-US From people walking, driving, landscapen-US-en-US ers and assorted other trucks and passers by en-US people are just throwing their trash whereven-US -en-US er they feel like it. It is very disappointing en-US and disrespectful to say the very least.en-US My husband and I pick up trash in our en-US neighborhood only to see more the next en-US day.en-US Come on, people where is your pride? en-US Stop the littering. Take your trash with you en-US and dispose of it properly.en-USFriendly reminder: Slower en-US traffic please move righten-USPlease, drivers, slower traffic move to the en-US right. Despite the speed limit, if you have en-US someone on your tail in the left lane, move en-US to the right lane. It is the safest thing to do. en-US Thank you.en-USGovernments control people; en-US money controls governmentsen-USMost of earths inhabitants have no idea of en-US what cataclysms has occurred in our past en-US nor what may be in store for the future.en-US In addition to the natural disasters and en-US changing climate, we live as if everything is en-US forever until we become old senior citizens en-US and realize there are consequences to our en-US ignorance of the truth and facts of reality.en-US Just watch the news and see millions of en-US automobiles smoking and polluting the air en-US we breathe. en-USIt is believed that dinosaurs and animals en-US and creatures from our past grew to such en-US enormous sizes because our atmosphere en-US contained a greater percentage of oxygen en-US than we breathe in today.en-US There are thousands of airplane's in the en-US air all day long and seven days a week, also en-US active volcano's are spewing noxious gases, en-US All of these toxic fumes cause acid rains en-US which in time will destroy all life just as one en-US big asteroid destroyed the dinosaurs.en-US Only there may not be a chance for Earth en-US to recover. Governments do not care as long en-US as they can bluff the people. There is one en-US thing to remember: governments control en-US the people and not the reverse and money en-US controls the governments and the politien-US -en-US cians. en-USSevin Bullwinkle/staff photographeren-USMatthew Quinones, 7, looks on as Jack Stafford, 12, plays a game en-US on his phone with Daniel Quinones, 10, during a break in the Indien-US -en-US an Hills Junior Golf Summer Camp at Indian Hills Golf Course in en-US Fort Pierce on Friday, July 20. The camp was sponsored by The en-US Kiwanis Club.en-USA break in the shade


en-US 7 The perfect gift for a fun evening with friends See all available gift certificates Gift Certificates50% OFFSave BIG On Local Favorites Your Professional Advertising Consultant for St. Lucie County Denice Vlachos BallAdvertising Consultant772-465-5656dball@HometownNewsOL.com401-323-6190 en-USMeet Freddieen-USIm a super sweet senior who lost my home when my owner moved. en-US I love meeting people and Im perfect around other cats. Ive been en-US a house cat my whole life and I cant wait to have a real home en-US again. My adoption fee is been paid so meet me and lets go home. en-US Meet Freddie at Dogs and Cats Forever in Fort Pierce. Looking for a home en-USCity of Fort Pierce seeking volunteers to serve on en-US the Police Community Advisory Committee en-USThe Fort Pierce City Commission is seeking individuals to serve on the newly formed en-US Police Community Advisory Committee. en-US The mission of the Police Community Advisory Committee is to reduce crime and enrich en-US the quality of life for the citizens of the City of Fort Pierce through a collaborative partneren-US -en-US ship. Its main purpose is to facilitate interaction, build trust and mutual respect and improve en-US understanding between Citizens and their Police Department. en-US Eligible individuals will be residents of the City of Fort Pierce and have experience in one en-US of the following areas: faith-based community, mental health resources, education, small en-US business or business organization, social service resource, juvenile justice or youth centered en-US resources or residential community neighborhood. The Mayor and each Commissioner will en-US appoint one eligible applicant that resides within their district. en-US To apply, please complete an application and return to the Office of the City Clerk, 100 N. en-US US Highway 1, Fort Pierce, FL 34954, or call (772) 467-3065 by July 31, 2018. Applications en-US can be found on the citys website at: en-US en-USBOOtanical Halloween participants neededen-USAll civic groups, garden societies, homeowners associations, local businesses, etc., are en-US invited to join the Friends of the Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens this Halloween for a puben-US-en-US lic Trick or Treat among the trees. en-US They need your organization to join us in this fun two hours of welcoming the Ghouls en-US and Goblins of Port St. Lucie for a Trick or Treat Ramble and Haunted Hayrides* at The en-US Gardens in a safe, controlled, no-cars atmosphere. *(Scary for young children, parental disen-US -en-US cretion is advised).en-US What does your group have to do? Claim your assigned Fright Site in the Gardens, set en-US up a table, decorate as much as youd like, staff your location with costumed volunteers who en-US enjoy (and perhaps miss) the joy of Halloween and the costume parade we all remember en-US from Halloweens past. And bring lots of candy your organization will be responsible for en-US having sufficient candy, snacks or treats for up to 4,000 children.en-US Your area in the Garden is free. Your group must supply their own table and chairs. Trick en-US or treating will begin at 5 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. Parents must accompany their children. No en-US children without parents will be allowed on Garden property.en-US For more information or to register, please call the Gardens at (772) 337-1959.en-USCommunity notes Around Your en-GBe-newsletter en-GBLocal news & events en-GB right in your inbox!en-GBSimply send an email to:en-GB newsfp@hometownnewsol.comen-GB en-GB Writeen-GB NEWSLETTER en-GB in the subject line


en-US 8 en-USSuzette en-US Moore-Caren-US -en-US ter and en-US Athenaen-US Grace, en-US from St. en-US Lucie en-US West, took en-US a copy of en-US Hometown en-US News with en-US them to en-US Asheville, en-US N.C. en-US Thanks for en-US taking us en-US along! en-USAre you a fan of the Hometown News? Well, we are inviting you to en-US take us along on your next adventure. en-US Each week, we will feature a different reader-submitted photo that showcases one en-US (or more) of our Treasure Coast residents reading the Hometown News in a unique en-US or exotic place. Whether you take a trip to the Grand Canyon or a cruise to the en-US Bahamas, bring your Hometown News with you and have someone snap a picture.en-US Email your photo (at least 1 MB in size) to en-US news@hometownnewsol.comen-US and en-US include your first and last name, the city you live in and the location/date of where en-US the photo was taken. Type TOURING WITH THE TOWNIES in the subject line.en-USTouring with the Townies en-USWhats a few years in computer time?en-USTen-USime moves pretty quick and, as en-US anyone who has owned a PC for any en-US length of time can tell you, it seems en-US like it takes no time at all for that top of the en-US line machine purchased just a few years en-US ago to become obsolete. But how long is en-US just a few years? en-US One of the first questions I ask a new en-US client is how old is the machine? And en-US frequently the answer I get is oh, its only a en-US few years old. I only use it for email or en-US Facebook. As it turns out, everyone seems en-US to have a different idea about just how long en-US a few years is and for some reason people en-US seem to think what they use their machine en-US for somehow enters into the question. It en-US doesnt! For years Ive tried to comprehend en-US why people answer the question how old is en-US your machine with a description (often en-US detailed) of what they use the machine for en-US and I cant understand it. How old is it is a en-US different question all together.en-US So after I get no clear answer to the age of en-US the machine at hand (but a detailed descripen-US -en-US tion of what its used for) Ill walk the caller en-US through accessing the installed programs en-US list in the computers control panel and then en-US sorting the list by date. By sorting by date en-US we can get the list of programs to sort with en-US the oldest program at the top of the list and en-US the newest at the bottom. (Or vice versa). If en-US we look at the oldest program in the en-US programs list, that can give us a pretty en-US reliable birthday for the machine and its en-US pretty easy to figure about how old the en-US machine is from there. And you know what en-US Ive found after doing this for so many en-US years? Most people who call me have no en-US idea how long a few years is!en-US Its very rare to have a caller call in with a en-US machine just a few years old thats en-US actually just two or three years old. Most of en-US the time that machine thats just a few en-US years old is more like seven or eight years en-US old and on occasion even as old ten years or en-US more!en-US So whats a person to do when that top of en-US the line machine they bought in 2011 is en-US finally running so slowly its almost going en-US backwards? Is there any way it can be en-US brought up to todays standards? In a word, en-US no. en-US Anything that old is not going to be up to en-US todays standards no matter how much en-US memory or upgrades you throw at it. The en-US fact of the matter is, if your machine is en-US older than seven years old and is in need of en-US repair, you should consider replacing the en-US machine. Even at five years old its usually a en-US better idea to replace rather than repair its en-US always frustrating to fix one thing only to en-US have something else stop working a week en-US later and thats what en-US tends to happen as en-US machines get older.en-US OK, but what en-US about all my stuff? en-US How do I get all my en-US pictures and stuff en-US on my old computen-US -en-US er over onto the en-US new one? is the en-US next question I get en-US when my caller en-US starts to think en-US about actually en-US replacing their en-US system instead of en-US fixing it. en-US If they have a en-US backup in place en-US then its easy, once en-US the new machine is en-US in we plug the backup drive into the new en-US machine and copy the contents of the Users en-US folder from the drive to the users folder on en-US the new machine and that takes care of the en-US data. Programs will need to be installed on en-US the new machine but that will take care of en-US all the data.en-US But what about the ninety percent of en-US callers who dont have a backup in place? en-US How do they go about getting their stuff en-US from one machine to another? en-US If you dont have a backup in place but en-US are getting ready to get a new machine then en-US just pick up an external USB hard drive at en-US the same time you get your new machine. en-US You can get a Terabyte drive these days for en-US around $60 and that will work just fine. en-US Then, copy the contents of the old computen-US -en-US ers User folder to the drive and transfer en-US that to the new machine, then, after the en-US data is moved leave the drive connected to en-US the new machine and use it as a proper en-US backup device for the new machine (which en-US will have to be the topic of another en-US column). en-US Sean McCarthy fixes computers. He can be en-US reached at 888-752-9049 or en-US help@Compuen-US -en-US teThisOnline.comen-US (no hyphens). COMPUTE THIS en-USSEAN MCCARTHY en-USthis particular applicant, there are too many en-US red flags with that.en-US Civic activist Rick Reed was one of two en-US members of the public addressing the Comen-US -en-US mission on the topic during the public en-US speaking portion of the meeting, describing en-US in his words a timeline of the resolution in en-US question.en-US Staff prepared it, the city manager en-US reviewed it, [Code Compliance Manager] en-US Peggy Arraiz was responsible for it, the city en-US attorney approved it as to its form and coren-US -en-US rectness, the city clerks job was to publish it, en-US and you five commissioners job was to read en-US it, he said. You read it, you reviewed it, and en-US the key item that wasnt in there regarding en-US the police instituting the action was a scriven-US -en-US eners error? I counted 11 people who were en-US responsible including the five of yall. en-US Nobody missed that in all the whole time, en-US and now you want to put it back in and have en-US it retroactive back to the very beginning? en-US Thats dirty pool.en-US Mr. Culverhouse, serving as his own en-US attorney, also spoke to the Commission, en-US calling the scriveners error correction a en-US thinly disguised effort to validate the illegal en-US proceedings, a reference to the Boards inien-US -en-US tiation of the formal condemnation proen-US -en-US ceedings of his property in mid-January.en-US This motion seeks retroactivity to Nov. en-US 20, 2017, and it seeks to validate invalid en-US actions and violates my rights and my sons en-US rights to due process, equal protection en-US against expo facto and against illegal taking en-US of our property without just compensation en-US under the Fifth Amendment, he lamented. en-US It also constitutes a violation of Sunshine en-US because these proposed scriveners error en-US amendments have never been brought en-US before the Commission in a public hearing.en-US Mr. Culverhouse also called for two of the en-US commissioners who voted in June to uphold en-US the property condemnation and demolition, en-US Mayor Linda Hudson and Commissioner en-US Jeremiah Johnson, to recuse themselves en-US from the vote on the scriveners error. en-US I move to request that Mayor Hudson en-US recuse herself for the grounds set forth in en-US the June 25, 2018 motion, he said. I also en-US renew the request made on May 21 and on en-US June 25 to disqualify Commissioner Jeremien-US-en-US ah Johnson, and I add to those grounds that en-US on July 5, both he and his wife were served en-US in the U.S. District Court case that I filed en-US again him and his wife and a number of othen-US -en-US ers.en-US For her part, Mayor Linda Hudson did en-US not respond or acknowledge Mr. Culveren-US -en-US houses request, saying the correction was en-US what the Commission had originally en-US intended for the resolution wording to say. en-US As far as Im concerned, were correcting en-US this for the future, and our future actions, so en-US I have no problem with it, she said. The en-US way were correcting it now is the way we en-US intended to act in the future.en-US Commissioner Johnson, on the other en-US hand, acknowledged Mr. Culverhouses en-US request but rejected it, himself making the en-US motion to approve the correction of the resen-US -en-US olution, which was immediately seconded en-US by Commissioner Thomas Perona who en-US made no comment on the matter. en-US I want to make sure that even tonight its en-US clear and I also want to go on record and en-US state that it would be illegal for me to abstain en-US from voting as it was requested earlier en-US tonight, he said. It is my duty and responen-US -en-US sibility to vote on resolutions.en-US Mr. Messer said as the city attorney he en-US would not comment on what possible effect en-US the resolution correction would have on the en-US demolition proceedings due to the property en-US owners previous statements that he would en-US sue the city..en-US Mr. Culverhouses case is obviously going en-US to be the subject of litigation, and if that en-US issue is chosen to be raised, well let a U.S en-US circuit court judge decide it, and well live en-US with the results, he said. Error en-USFrom page 3


en-USFRIDAY, JULY 27en-US en-US Bring school supplies for free entry to en-US Mets game:en-US Bring two new school supplies en-US and get free entry to the game Mets vs. the en-US Stone Crabs. Items needed include en-US backpacks, notebook paper, composition en-US books, folders, glue sticks, crayons, colored en-US pencils, pencils and erasers. 6:30 p.m., First en-US Data Field, 525 N.W. Peacock Blvd., Port St. en-US Lucie. en-US For more information, call (772) 464-en-US 5300 or visit en-US en-US 'Blackbeard the Pirate' performance:en-US en-US Presented by the Missoula Children's en-US Theatre. 6 p.m., Sunrise Theatre, 117 S. en-US Second Street, Fort Pierce. Tickets are $12 en-US in advance; $15 on the day of the show. en-US For en-US more information or tickets, call the box en-US office at (772) 461-4775 or visit en-US www.en-US blackbeard-the-pirate/index.htmlen-USFRIDAY, JULY 27 SATURDAY, JULY 28en-US en-US Moonlight Acoustic Tour on the Indian en-US River Lagoon:en-US 7:30-10 p.m., sponsored by en-US the Conservation Alliance of St. Lucie County. en-US These are two evening tours featuring en-US nationally renowned fish scientist and "fish en-US whisperer" Dr. Grant Gilmore, Ph.D., a en-US foremost authority on fisheries in the Indian en-US River Lagoon. In tribute to Lace Vitunac who en-US fought to protect our Lagoon, this tour will en-US offer participants a rare opportunity to listen en-US to fish songs and mating calls through the en-US use of a hydrophone. We expect to explore en-US the songs of silver perch, spotted sea trout, en-US hardhead catfish, snook and shrimp. Captain en-US Chop of the Indian River Lagoon & en-US Swampland Boat Tours will captain his boat en-US for this event. The tours will launch from his en-US dock space at 1 Avenue A at the Fort Pierce en-US City Marina. Tickets are limited and must be en-US purchased by midnight July 25. Cost is $45 en-US for non-members and $35 for paid members en-US of the Conservation Alliance. In the event en-US that the tour is canceled refunds will be en-US issued minus the $2 pay-pal processing fee en-US or they can be transferred to the rain date en-US on July 29, at the same time. en-US Direct en-US questions toen-US slcconservationalliance@gmail.en-US com en-US or visit en-US www.conservationallianceslc.en-US org/moonlight-acoustic-tour-of-the-irl.html en-US to en-US purchase tickets.en-USSATURDAY, JULY 28en-US en-US A Celebration of Insects:en-US 9 a.m. to en-US noon, Heathcote Botanical Gardens, 210 en-US Savannah Road, Fort Pierce. Meant for en-US children ages 6-12; parents are welcome to en-US participate. A Celebration of Insects is led Save hundreds of dollars every week with coupons & discounts from our local advertisers! 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony is en-UScoordinating its audition schedule for high en-US school and advanced middle school musien-US -en-US cians interested in becoming members of en-US the orchestra for the 2018-2019 concert seaen-US -en-US son.en-US Auditions for strings, winds, brass and en-US percussion will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, at en-US the Jensen Beach High School Band Room en-US in Jensen Beach.en-US Specific audition requirements, informaen-US -en-US tion, and registration to schedule an audien-US-en-US tion are found online at en-US www.treasureen-US -en-US To receive an audition time, complete and en-US submit the registration form found on the en-US youth symphonys website. Upon receipt of en-US a request for audition time, the musician en-US will be contacted by either Dr. John Enyart, en-US for string players, or by Thomas Servinsky en-US for winds and percussion.en-US Annual auditions are required for past en-US members of the youth symphony as well as en-US new musicians desiring to be seated in the en-US orchestra. Concert rehearsals are held on en-US Mondays during the school year at the Jenen-US -en-US sen Beach High School Band Room between en-US 6-9 p.m. en-US Most concerts are scheduled on Monday en-US evenings.en-US Young musicians and families are encouren-US -en-US aged to learn more about the Treasure Coast en-US Youth Symphony by visiting the youth symen-US -en-US phonys website, where they will find the en-US Handbook for musicians and parents, and en-US information on scholarships and grants, the en-US Academy Orchestra, previous performancen-US -en-US es, a documentary, and resources.en-US Contact Treasure Coast Youth Symphony en-US aten-US en-USTreasure Coast Youth Symphony now en-US scheduling student auditionsen-USFor Hometown ARIES March 21/April 20 en-USAries, something has been on your mind for en-US awhile, so write down your thoughts and try to en-US act on them. This will take the mystery out of en-US the situation.en-USTAURUS April 21/May 21en-USTaurus, asking for assistance is not a sign of en-US weakness. In fact, it is a true test of strength en-US because it means getting help before situaen-US -en-US tions turn worse. Accept help graciously.en-USGEMINI May 22/June 21en-USExpress your creativity every chance you get, en-US Gemini. Sooner or later one of your ideas will en-US appeal to another person, and this could just en-US be the catalyst you need.en-USCANCER June 22/July 22en-USCancer, sometimes the first step to starting en-US something big is just believing you can do it. en-US Then all you have to do is put all of the other en-US factors in play.en-USLEO July 23/Aug. 23en-USStay focused on the journey and you will ceren-US -en-US tainly get to the destination in record time, en-US Leo. You have a passionate desire to see en-US things finished through the end.en-USVIRGO Aug. 24/Sept. 22en-USVirgo, this week presents a perfect opportunien-US-en-US ty to focus on a project you have been meanen-US -en-US ing to revisit. It's good to relax, but free time en-US this week may be better spent working.en-USLIBRA Sept. 23/Oct. 23en-USLibra, you're inclined to focus on others, but it en-US may be time to carve out some time to care for en-US yourself. If you burn out, everyone will pay the en-US price.en-USHoroscopes Out en-GB en-GB&en-GB en-GBabout en-USSeeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 10en-US Seeen-US en-US SCOPESen-US, page 11en-USFRIDAY, JULY 27, 2018 en-US FORT PIERCEen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSSLC.COM PAGE 9en-USDining en-US &en-US Entertainment


en-US 10 en-USby recently retired UF faculty, Phil Lounibos en-US and supported by docents pursuing graduate en-US degrees in entomology at UF/IFAS labs in en-US Fort Pierce and Vero Beach. Children will en-US accompany leaders and explore the various en-US habitats throughout the Gardens finding en-US insects to bring to the viewing stations for en-US further observation and identification with en-US the aid of microscopes and magnifiers. (All of en-US the insects will be released back into their en-US favored habitats.) Entomology supplies, en-US water and snacks will be provided. Advanced en-US registration is required for all. Suggested $5 en-US per youth for admission; Heathcote Family en-US members enjoy free admission. en-US For more en-US information, call (772) 464-4672 or emailen-US en-US en-US Movie Matinee:en-US Showing 'Jumanji' en-US (2018) at 2 p.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch en-US Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. Rated en-US PG-13, running time of 119 minutes. Anyone en-US under age 13 must have a permission slip en-US signed by parent or guardian; permission en-US slips will be available at the front desk. en-US For en-US more information, contact Gabe Gresham at en-US (772) 462-2154 or email en-US greshamg@en-US stlucieco.orgen-US en-US Movie Matinee:en-US Showing 'Peter Rabbit' en-US at 2 p.m., Lewis Library, 2950 S.W. Rosser en-US Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Rated PG, running time en-US of 95 minutes. en-USFor more information, call en-US (772) 871-5470 or email en-US limal@stlucieco.orgen-USTHROUGH TUESDAY, JULY 31en-US en-US IRSC Hallstrom Planetarium Hosts en-US Mars Watch:en-US The Hallstrom Planetarium at en-US Indian River State College will host guided en-US telescopic views of Mars from July 231, en-US during which the red planet will be millions of en-US miles closer than usual, which results in en-US great viewing opportunities. The Mars en-US Watch at IRSC is presented in conjunction en-US with the Treasure Coast Astronomical en-US Society, whose members, along with en-US Hallstrom Planetarium Director Jon U. Bell, en-US will be setting up their telescopes nightly en-US next to the Planetarium on the IRSC Main en-US Campus in Fort Pierce, one block south of en-US the intersection of Virginia Avenue and 30th en-US Street. The viewing will take place from 8-10 en-US p.m., weather permitting, from July 23 to 31; en-US set-up begins at 7:30 p.m. The event is free en-US and open to the public. Visitors are encouren-US -en-US aged to bring lawn chairs and bring along en-US their own telescopes, which club members en-US and Bell will help them use to locate Mars. en-US Telescopes will also be aimed at the planets en-US Jupiter and Saturn, plus the moon, which will en-US be full on July 27. The full moon and Mars will en-US be close together in the constellation en-US Capricornus and at opposition that night. en-US For en-US more information, contact Jon Bell, IRSC en-US Planetarium Director aten-US, JULY 31en-GB en-GB Tuesday Night Jazz Jam:en-GB Presented en-GB by the Fort Pierce Jazz and Blues Society en-GB from 7-10 p.m. at the Black Box at Sunrise en-GB Theatre, 117 S. Second Street, Fort Pierce. en-GB Sit-in participation welcome. en-GBCall (772) 460-en-GB 5299 or visit en-GB en-US Bingo & trivia:en-US Entertainment by AJ the en-US DJ, plus drink specials, free bingo, prizes, en-US and pop-quiz trivia, every Tuesday from 8-10 en-US p.m., St. Lucie Lanes, 6759 S. U.S. 1, Port St. en-US Lucie. en-US For more information, call (772) 461-en-US 5390 or (772) 873-2981.en-USWEDNESDAY, AUG. 1en-US en-US Weekly Latin Dance:en-US Every Wednesday ALL YOU CAN EAT SALAD BARwith your choice ofGrilled Salmon Blackened Dolphin Skewered Shrimp Grilled Chicken Breast$9.9911 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.One coupon per table Hurry! Oer good from 7-27-18 through 8-3-18May not be combined with other oers 5000 Okeechobee Rd., Ft. Pierce Fall O the Bone Baby Back Ribs & Juicy Shrimp SHRIMP & BABY BACK RIBS$9.99Choose your avor! Original Dry Rub, Bourbon, Tennessee Red, Jalapeo Honey Glaze or Maple Glazed. Comes with 1 side.Must present coupon for discount. 1 Coupon per table. Valid through 8-3-18 en-USHelp us celebrate one of the Treasure Coasts most popular pastimes by submitting en-US a photo of your most recent catch straight from local waters.en-US Email a photo of you with your fish that is at least 1 MB or 300 dpi in size en-US to en-US Write CATCH OF THE WEEK in the subject line, and in the body of the email, en-US please include the following information:en-US Your nameen-US City you live inen-US Age (if 18 or younger)en-US Type of fishen-US Approximate size of fishen-US Area you caught the fishen-US Phone number in case we have questions (will not be printed) Joey en-USPerez, en-US from Port en-US St. Lucie, en-US caught en-US this en-US 5-pound en-US bass in a en-US commuen-US -en-US nity lake. en-USNice en-US Catch!en-USOuten-USFrom page 9en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 11


en-US 11 en-USnight, 8-11 p.m., Midtown Grill & Bar, Fort en-US Pierce. Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. $5. en-USFor en-US more information, (703) 402-3645.en-USTHURSDAY, AUG. 2en-US en-US Dance: en-US 7-9:30 p.m. every Thursday, en-US Polish American Club, 343 Prima Vista Blvd., en-US Port St. Lucie. $8 per person. BYOB and en-US soda. en-US For reservations, call Cindy, (508) 287-en-US 3370. en-USFRIDAY, AUG. 3en-GB en-GB Friday Fest:en-GB 5:30-9 p.m., Fort Pierces en-GB Marina Square, the first Friday of every en-GB month, weather permitting. (Held on the en-GB second Friday of the month if event is en-GB canceled due to bad weather.) Friday Fest en-GB is a street festival to showcase downtown en-GB Fort Pierce and the waterfront in Marina en-GB Square on Melody Lane. Festival includes en-GB music, food, childrens activities, community en-GB vendors and arts and crafts. Free admission, en-GB free parking in parking garage. en-GBFor more en-GB information, visit en-GB en-GB Food Truck Invasion:en-GB This event is en-GB hosted at Tradition Square on the first and en-GB third Friday of the month from 5-9:30 p.m. en-GB Catch us as we invade Tradition in Port St en-GB Lucie. Well have the food trucks parked en-GB at Tradition Square. This is a huge outdoor en-GB picnic where food trucks of different origins, en-GB cuisine and menus prepare food that is en-GB cooked to order. Its not fast food and a en-GB bunch of these trucks are run by chefs. A en-GB great deal of fusion cuisine, comfort foods en-GB and sweet treats to choose from. Be sure to en-GB bring your folding chairs or blankets to picnic en-GB on the lawn at Tradition Town Hall.en-USSUNDAY, AUG. 5en-US en-US Summer Time Movie Series:en-US Showing en-US "The Greatest Showman" at 3 p.m., Sunrise en-US Theatre, 117 S. Second Street, Fort Pierce. en-US Free. Tickets are available in person only at en-US the box office, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday to en-US Friday, and two hours before each free en-US movie. Limited to four tickets per person. en-US For en-US more information, call (772) 461-4775.en-GBTUESDAY, AUG. 7en-US en-US Bingo & trivia:en-US Entertainment by AJ the en-US DJ, plus drink specials, free bingo, prizes, en-US and pop-quiz trivia, every Tuesday from 8-10 en-US p.m., St. Lucie Lanes, 6759 S. U.S. 1, Port St. en-US Lucie. en-US For more information, call (772) 461-en-US 5390 or (772) 873-2981.en-USWEDNESDAY, AUG. 8en-GB en-GB Jazz Jams at the Gardens:en-GB Presented en-GB by the Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society. 6:30-en-GB 9:30 p.m., Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, en-GB 2410 S.E. Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. en-GB Lucie. All are welcome. $6 donation, $5 for en-GB members. en-GB For more information, call (772) en-GB 337-1959 or visit en-GB en-US Weekly Latin Dance:en-US Every Wednesday en-US night, 8-11 p.m., Midtown Grill & Bar, Fort en-US Pierce. Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. $5. en-USFor en-US more information, (703) 402-3645.en-USTHURSDAY, AUG. 9en-US en-US Dance: en-US 7-9:30 p.m. every Thursday, en-US Polish American Club, 343 Prima Vista Blvd., en-US Port St. Lucie. $8 per person. BYOB and en-US soda. Cen-USall Cindy, (508) 287-3370. en-USFRIDAY, AUG. 10en-GB en-GB Lunch & Learn:en-GB "Air Potato Biological en-GB Control Bugs and Beetles" at 12 p.m., en-GB Manatee Observation & Education Center, en-GB 480 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce. Join en-GB us for a presentation by Dr. Carey Minteer, en-GB Assistant Professor of Entomology and en-GB Nematology at the University of Floridas en-GB Indian River Research Education Center. Dr. en-GB Minteer will be discussing the invasive air en-GB potato vine here in Florida, and the work that en-GB UF has done in researching solutions to this en-GB problem. Bring your lunch and learn! Free en-GB event. en-GB Call (772) 429-6266.en-USSUNDAY, AUG. 12en-US en-US Summer TIme Movie Series:en-US Showing en-US "A Wrinkle in Time" at 3 p.m., Sunrise en-US Theatre, 117 S. Second Street, Fort Pierce. en-US Free. Tickets are available in person only at en-US the box office, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday to en-US Friday, and two hours before each free en-US movie. Limited to four tickets per person. en-US For en-US more information, call (772) 461-4775.en-GB en-GB Song Circle and Folk Jam:en-GB 3-5 p.m., en-GB Savannas Preserve State Park, 2541 en-GB S.E. Walton Road, Port St. Lucie. Bring a en-GB stringed instrument and enjoy an informal en-GB folk jam with members of the community, en-GB or just listen. Participation is free with paid en-GB park admission ($3 per car). en-GBFor more en-GBinformation, visit en-GB www.friendsofsavannas.en-GB org.en-USTUESDAY, AUG. 14en-GB en-GB Tuesday Night Jazz Jam:en-GB Presented en-GB by the Fort Pierce Jazz and Blues Society en-GB from 7-10 p.m. at the Black Box at Sunrise en-GB Theatre, 117 S. Second Street, Fort Pierce. en-GB Sit-in participation welcome. en-GBCall (772) 460-en-GB 5299 or visit en-GB Answers Located in the Classied Section SCORPIO Oct. 24/Nov. 22 en-USIt's hard to run away from love and romance this en-US week, Scorpio. Prioritize an existing relationship en-US or devote more time to a budding one.en-USSAGITTARIUS Nov. 23/Dec. 21en-USIt is time to decompress between adventures, en-US Sagittarius. Try sticking closer to home this week en-US and take a breather. There will be plenty of exploen-US -en-US ration down the road.en-USCAPRICORN Dec. 22/Jan. 20en-USCapricorn, accept constructive criticism, which is en-US a part of many successful endeavors. Take away en-US important lessons and apply them now and in the en-US future.en-USAQUARIUS Jan. 21/Feb. 18en-USSometimes the best way to improve your bank en-US account isn't by racking up long hours, but by en-US moving into a career you love, Aquarius. Now is a en-US great time to explore your options.en-USPISCES Feb. 19/March 20en-USYou often put other people's needs before your en-US own, Pisces. Others appreciate this and may en-US attempt to express their gratitude in the coming en-US days.en-USScopesen-USFrom page 9en-USOuten-USFrom page 10


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