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Hometown news (Sebastian, FL)

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Hometown news (Sebastian, FL)
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United States -- Florida -- Indian River -- Sebastian
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en-USAnthony Inswasty/staff photographeren-USSamantha Swendsen, Emily Swendsen, Mishell Rodriguez, and Josendi Monen-US -en-US real play on the swing at Little League Park during Fridays Back To School en-US Backpack Giveaway in Fellsmere. SEBASTIAN, GRANTVALKARIA, MI CCO FELLSMERE Vol. 15, No. 47 www.HometownNewsIRC.com en-USFriday, Aug. 10, 2018 en-US@HometownNewsIndianRiver @hometownnewsirc @HometownNewsIRC Bradley H. Reiner, DMD Hagen Hastings, DMD REINER FAMILY DENTISTRY Caring Dentistry for the Entire Family DENTAL SERVICES INCLUDE Invisalign Root Canals Children 2 years & up Crown & Bridge Nitrous Oxide to Reduce Anxiety Veneers & Bonding Dental Implants Extractions Tooth Colored Fillings Partial Dentures Dentures Laser Surgery for Periodontal Disease (LANAP) 3975 20th Street Suite 2th Vero Beach 772-564-0724 View Lanap Video @ www.yourcosmeticdentist.com$50 OFFComprehensive Exam & Full Mouth Series of X-rays. New Patients Only. Oer Expires 8-30-18(Oer not valid with Insurance or any other coupons)The patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service. Examination or treatment that is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free discounted fee, or reduced fee service, examination, or treatment. D0150, D0210 en-USSATURDAY, AUG. 11en-US en-US Shell Bagging for en-US Breakwater Construction:en-US en-US 8-10 a.m., hosted by Ocean en-US Research & Conservation en-US Association at 17 17th Street, en-US Vero Beach. Volunteers will en-US help ORCA bag fossilized en-US shells for the construction of en-US living shoreline breakwaters en-US along impaired areas of the en-US Indian River Lagoon owned en-US by the Indian River Land en-US Trust. Wear tennis shoes and en-US bring sunscreen and a en-US reusable water bottle. Water, en-US snacks and work gloves will en-US be provided.en-US RSVP to Andrea en-US call (772) 467-1600 or en-US abeam@teamorca.org.en-US en-US Sling Along with Me:en-US 10 en-US a.m., North Indian River en-US County Library, 1001 en-US Sebastian Blvd., Sebastian. A en-US 'Mommy & Me' event for en-US those who want to learn more en-US about Child Wearing. Infants en-US through 6 year olds are en-US welcome to join in the songs en-US and stories as we learn the en-US art of child wearing. Little en-US ones are encouraged to bring en-US their own dolls to learn how en-US to "wear" their babies, too. en-US Contact Patti Fuchs at (772) en-US 770-5060, ext. 4132, or en-US pfuchs@irclibrary.org.en-USMONDAY, AUG. 13en-US en-US Friends After Diagnosis en-US meeting:en-US Guided White Light en-USCommunity en-US Calendar en-USINDIAN RIVER COUNen-US-en-US TY Each candidate was en-US asked to provide a bio and a en-US summary of the biggest issue en-US facing the community that they could address as en-US a school board member. Their answers follow:en-USTeri Barenborg: en-USBio: Teri and Ed Barenborg have lived and volen-US -en-US unteered in Vero for thirty years. Their children en-US attended Indian River Schools. Teri taught eleen-US -en-US mentary, middle school; was an Assistant Princien-US -en-US pal, Principal, district science and STEAM speen-US -en-US cialist. She co-authored seven books and coached en-US golf for ten years. Teri has served on local, state en-USCandidate profiles: School en-US Board Member District 4 en-USPublix en-US clarifies en-US rules about en-US service en-US animals en-USTREASURE COAST Publix superen-US -en-US markets are cracking down on people en-US who falsely claim their dogs are service en-US animals in order to bring them into the en-US store.en-US The chain recently posted signs at all en-US of their locations that read: For food en-US safety reasons, only service animals that en-US are specifically trained to aid a person en-US with disabilities are permitted within en-US the store. Service animals are not peren-US -en-US mitted to sit or ride in shopping carts. en-US Thank you for your help!en-US Publix Media and Community Relaen-US-en-US tions Manager Brian West told Homeen-US-en-US town News Our policy on service anien-US -en-US mals in our stores has not changed. In en-US an effort to raise awareness and underen-US -en-US standing, the decision was made to post en-US this note as a reminder. Publix is an en-US associate-owned company that cares en-US about its customers, and it is important en-US for us to create a pleasant shopping envien-US -en-US ronment.en-US There is a federal law that generally en-US governs those who truly need their dogs en-US for assistance. The Americans with Disen-US -en-US abilities Act covers service animals, but en-US not therapy animals or emotional en-US support animals.en-US Nicole Krauss, Publixs Miami comen-US-en-US munity relations manager, sent Homeen-US -en-US town News additional clarification: en-US Under published ADA regulations, en-US Publix can only ask two questions en-USSwinging through summer en-USSeeen-US en-US DISTRICT 4en-US, page 4en-US Seeen-US en-US ANIMALSen-US page 7 en-USINDEX Classified 13 Crossword en-US10 Horoscopes en-US11 Out & About 11 Police Report en-US5 Viewpoint en-US6en-USSeeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 10 By Mike Winikoff en-USmwinikoff@hometownnewsol.comen-USBy Mike Winikoffen-USmwinikoff@hometownnewsol.com en-USBACK TO SCHOOL 9en-USAll you need to know to en-US get prepared for this en-US school year! School en-US calendar, stories, en-US events and more! en-USARE YOU READY? en-USPRIMARY COVERAGE en-USLearn more about the en-US candidates for three en-US county school board en-US seats, in their own en-US words see pages 2, 3 en-US and 8 en-USARE YOU READY? LOOKING FOR A HOME 7 en-USWould you like to meet an en-US energetic cat that loves en-US heights? Visit the Humane en-US Society en-USMEET LIAM en-USIN SEASON 12en-USOur In Season calendars have en-US space for your festivals, en-US concerts, art shows, and more en-US from late Sept. to next April en-US you just need to send in the en-US info by Sept. 1. Learn how! en-USGOT AN EVENT?

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en-US 3 en-USEach candidate was en-US asked to provide a bio en-US and a summary of the en-US biggest issue facing en-US the community that en-US they could address as en-US a school board memen-US -en-US ber. Their answers follow:en-USDevon Dupuis:en-USBio: Devon was born & raised on the en-US Treasure Coast and completed her Bacheen-US -en-US lors degree by age 18. She has now been an en-US academic advisor at IRSC for the past 7 en-US years and is married to TJ Dupuis, the son en-US of a thirty-year veteran of the IRC Fire en-US Department. MBA completion: Fall 2018.en-US Devon has also raised nearly $250,000 for en-US charities; founded Turning Point USA at en-US IRSC; and volunteered with Rotary, the en-US Education Foundation, Safe Space, United en-US Way, and others. Devon received these en-US awards: Junior League Woman of the Year en-US Rising Star, Disney and McDonalds Millenen-US -en-US nium Dreamer, Georgia Pacifics Angels in en-US Action, Sears Kid Hero.en-US Q: What is the biggest issue concerning en-US your community right now that you can en-US affect in the office you seek and, if elected, en-US how do you plan on solving that issue?en-US A: I believe the biggest issue we face is in en-US bringing the focus of the school system back en-US to the individual students academic needs. en-US I often feel as though many other issues en-US seem to over-shadow the students, who are en-US supposed to be the focus of the school disen-US -en-US trict in the first place. We need to replace en-US the dysfunction and personal opinions with en-US ears that are open to the teachers/principles en-US on the ground floor, eyes that are open to en-US the individual learning needs of each stuen-US-en-US dent, and minds that are open to listen to en-US various ideas and perspectives in order to en-US reach the best possible solutions. en-US Contact info for Devon Dupuis: en-US www.DevonDupuis.com, facebook.com/en-US devondupuisircen-US devon@devondupuis.com en-USMerchon Green:en-USBio: Born and raised in Indian River en-US County and a product of Indian River en-US County public schools. Merchons parents en-US are also products of Indian River County en-US public schools and lifelong residents of Indien-US -en-US an River County. Merchon earned full acaen-US -en-US demic scholarships to Florida State Univeren-US -en-US sity where she received a Bachelor of Science en-US in Management Information Systems and a en-US Juris Doctorate in Law from Southern Unien-US -en-US versity Law Center. In addition, Merchon is en-US the founder of MDG Advisory Group, a en-US full-service consulting firm and also a en-US licensed realtor, health/life insurance agent, en-US notary, corporate trainer and real estate en-US investor. She is committed to continuous en-US learning and constant growth.en-US Q: What is the biggest issue concerning en-US your community right now that you can en-US affect in the office you seek and, if elected, en-US how do you plan on solving that issue?en-US A: The subpar education our students are en-US receiving. Our students are below state averen-US -en-US age in every grade and subject except 3. en-US Once elected, Ill advocate to hire and en-US retain quality teachers. Retention of en-US teachers is directly related to student en-US success. In addition, Ill advocate to en-US eliminate district testing, so teachers can en-US actually teach and students can learn en-US without the anxiety of constant testing. I en-US will also advocate for a positive climate en-US and culture. Currently, we have low en-US employee morale which contributes to en-US our failure to retain teachers. Its time we en-US change that to a community and collaboen-US -en-US rative culture thats relationship based, en-US open and communicative.en-US Contact info for Merchon Green:en-US www.votemerchongreen.com, www.en-US facebook.com/MerchonForSchoolBoarden-US IG: @VoteMerchonGreenen-US Twitter: @VoteMerchonGen-USJacqueline Jackie Rosario: en-USBio: Wife, mother, educator. My husen-US -en-US band Milton and I have been married en-US twelve years. Our son Nicholas is ten en-US years old. With over two decades experien-US-en-US ence as a teacher and school administraen-US-en-US tor, I have a proven track record of success en-US as a public school advocate. I represent the en-US common sense conservative voice, with a en-US clear grasp of district governance, willing to en-US reverse the lack of transparency, hold en-US bureaucrats accountable, ensure local conen-US-en-US trol of our schools and fully support school en-US choice. My core principles are transparency en-US and fiscal responsibility. I know how to en-US remain focused regarding policy and school en-US safety. As a lifelong learner and educator, I en-US recognize the significance of affecting en-US change for greater academic success for all en-US students.en-US Q: What is the biggest issue concerning en-US your community right now that you can en-US affect in the office you seek and, if elected, en-US how do you plan on solving that issue?en-US A: Creating a culture of transparency will en-US bridge the divide of communication and en-US connectivity with teachers, parents, stuen-US Candidate profiles: School Board Member District 2 en-USBy Mike Winikoffen-USmwinikoff@hometownnewsol.com See en-US en-US DISTRICT 2en-US, page 9 Dupuis en-USRosarioen-US Greenen-US Bermudez

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en-US 4 en-USand national boards. en-US As Assistant Princien-US -en-US pal, Teri helped the en-US school move from a en-US grade of C to an A. en-US As principal, she led en-US the school through en-US restructuring. As en-US the district Science en-US Specialist, she en-US assisted two strugen-US -en-US gling schools and en-US helped write a $12.5 en-US million dollar grant en-US that her district received.en-US Q: What is the biggest issue concerning en-US your community right now that you can en-US affect in the office you seek and, if elected, en-US how do you plan on solving that issue?en-US A: The school board needs better comen-US -en-US munication. The breakdown in communien-US -en-US cation has been evident in recent situations en-US such as the code of conduct and dress code en-US changes, budget issues and morale on the en-US campuses. The board needs to be more en-US transparent for the public and not assume en-US that everyone understands education jaren-US -en-US gon. Issues that come before the board that en-US indicate a change that would impact many, en-US especially students and parents, need to be en-US communicated in several ways and in a en-US timely fashion. This will go a long way in en-US repairing the boards image.en-US Contact info for Teri Barenborg: en-US Barenen-US -en-US borg4schools.comen-USRandy Heimler:en-USBio: I have a B.A. in Business Administraen-US-en-US tion from the University of Arizona. I en-US owned a Costume Jewelry company for over en-US 20 years and have taught 5th grade Math. I en-US was honored as a Hero by the Citys Police en-US Dept. and became the State of Floridas en-US Dept. of Educations Volunteer of the Year. I en-US also was the Chairman of the Convention en-US Center Advisory Board, and the Chair of en-US the Strategic Planning Committee. My wife en-US Cecilia and I live here with our son Josh, en-US since 2006. I currently work in the Meren-US -en-US chant Service Industry.en-US Q: What is the en-US biggest issue conen-US-en-US cerning your comen-US-en-US munity right now en-US that you can affect en-US in the office you en-US seek and, if elected, en-US how do you plan on en-US solving that issue?en-US A: The number en-US one issue in our en-US school district is the en-US retention of our en-US teachers. We have lost en-US 150-200 teachers en-US every year for the past 4 years due to a major en-US discipline issue. The school district has not en-US been enforcing the discipline policies and en-US our teachers cannot teach. This along with a en-US very low salary have contributed to this en-US mass exodus.en-US I plan on enforcing these policies along en-US with a zero-tolerance policy for bullying. I en-US also plan on finding funds to increase their en-US pay and benefits. This will help move our en-US district up to where it belongs and retain en-US our teachers.en-US Contact info for Randy Heimler: en-US www.en-US randyheimler.com, Randy Heimler for School en-US Board Facebook pageen-USStacey Klim:en-USBio: I am a wife, mother of two, a former en-US teacher and an en-US advocate. I received en-US my Bachelors en-US degree from Metroen-US-en-US politan State Unien-US-en-US versity with an addien-US -en-US tional 2 year en-US certification in Eduen-US-en-US cation. I taught high en-US school, preschool, en-US community college, en-US long and short term en-US substitute positions en-US and leadership to en-US non-profits. Addien-US-en-US tionally, I worked as a paralegal and busien-US -en-US ness manager. When my son was born with en-US disabilities, I started a new career in advocaen-US -en-US cy serving on the Governors Developmenen-US-en-US tal Disabilities Council and receiving a Puben-US-en-US lic Policy Fellowship. The last 8 years I have en-US advocated on the state legislative level for en-US our education system. en-US Q: What is the biggest issue concerning en-US your community right now that you can en-US affect in the office you seek and, if elected, en-US how do you plan on solving that issue?en-US A: The most important issue in our en-US school district is the breakdown of trust en-US between teachers, administrators and the en-US school board. Our teachers have no confien-US en-USdence that administrators understand their en-US problems or have any interest in fixing en-US them. To address this I will: propose that en-US teachers and support staff have a seat at the en-US table and a voice during school board meeten-US -en-US ings; volunteer in every school to gain a en-US clear understanding of the issues facing our en-US teachers and students; and advocate legislaen-US -en-US tively to change state policies that will lighten-US -en-US en the burden of imposed bureaucracy that en-US hinder our teachers from being successful.en-US Contact info for Stacey Klim: en-US votestacen-US -en-US eyklim@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/en-US votestaceyklim, www.votestaceyklim.com The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualications.Steven A. Long, P.A. ATTORNEY AT LAW 1317 North Central Ave. Sebastian, F L 32958 772-589-7778 321-243-4963www.stevenalong.com General Practice, Including: Bankruptcy Family Law & Divorce Wills, Trusts & Estates District 4 en-USFrom page 1 Barenborg Heimler Klim

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en-US 5 en-USArrests listed were made July 23-30en-USIndian River en-US County Sheriffs Officeen-USKendarius Stevens, 28, 4089 42nd Square, en-US Vero Beach, violation of probation.en-US Jamaal Edwards, 35, 6165 8th Street, Vero en-US Beach, failure to appear. en-US Greg Jammel, 55, 8766 51st Terrace, Sebasen-US-en-US tian, criminal mischief, prior offense.en-US James Newton, 60, 6648 Spanish Lakes en-US Boulevard, Fort Pierce, violation of probation. en-US Krystal Whatley, 29, 1507 20th Street, Vero en-US Beach, dealing in stolen property, giving false en-US information to pawn brokenen-US Gerald Attanasio, 55, 474 23rd Street SE, en-US Vero Beach, possession of marijuana over 20 en-US grams, possession of a controlled substance en-US (THC concentrate), possession of drug paraen-US -en-US phernalia. en-US Luis Rios, 23, 10290 130th Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, violation of community control. en-US Katelynn Harper, 20, 2337 17th Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, battery on EMTen-US Danyelle Reason, 35, 6460 35th Street, Vero en-US Beach, aggravated two counts assault with a en-US deadly weapon.en-US Davarious Cooper, 21, 2206 Avenue N, Fort en-US Pierce, violation of probation.en-US Joseph Clark, 40, 2510 S 10th Street, Fort en-US Pierce, violation of probation.en-US Keonte Davis, 18, 1125 SE Sabina Lane, en-US Port St. Lucie, attempted robbery, violation of en-US home detention.en-US Kelly Hayzlip, 44, 560 12th Street #102, Vero en-US Beach, third degree grand theft.en-US Kasandra Seymour, 25, 1540 18th Avenue, en-US Vero Beach, violation of probation. en-US Tyrell Bennet, 32, 132 Dahl Avenue, Sebasen-US-en-US tian, feeling/eluding officer after crash with en-US property damage, leaving the scene of an accien-US-en-US dent with property damage. en-US Ronnel Williams, 43, 1876 19th Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, violation of probation. en-US Dennis Williams, 64, 1712 38th Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, possession of marijuana over 20 en-US grams, possession of crack cocaine.en-US Elizabeth Blanchard, 38, 2025 37th Avenue, en-US Vero Beach, battery on a person over 65. en-US Todd Jenkins, 44, 1051 13th Square, Vero en-US Beach, violation of probation. en-US Carl Richards III, 43, 561 Benedictine Teren-US -en-US race, Sebastian, grand theft over $300. en-US Jeffery Ryan, 37, 1695 20th Avenue SW, en-US Vero Beach, aggravated stalking. en-US David Mack III, 53, 2401 S. Atlantic Avenue en-US B401, New Smyrna Beach, aggravated battery.en-US Kenneth Bergeron, 53, 7645 58th Avenue, en-US Vero Beach, battery. en-US Sean Brensnahan, 24, 1865 18th Avenue, en-US Vero Beach, possession of cocaine. en-US Donald Rolle, 23, 4725 39th Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, resisting arrest with violence, battery on en-US a law enforcement officer. en-US Latoya Bennefield, 37, 4510 6th, Vero Beach, en-US scheme to defraud a financial institution, third en-US degree grand theft. en-US Isiah Dawson, 20, 760 Easy Street, Sebasen-US -en-US tian, possession of a controlled substance, en-US possession of marijuana over 20 grams. en-US Craig Taylor, 34, 4305 33rd Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, possession of a controlled substance. en-US Francis Cordaro, 39, 123 Imperial Way, Fort en-US Pierce, battery on detained person.en-US Christopher Rollinger, 45, 555 4th Street, en-US Vero Beach, possession of cocaine. en-US Danielle Sammartino, 37, 02 Tosca Spanish en-US Lakes, Fort Pierce, possession of a controlled en-US substance. en-US Garion Brownhill, 34, 4410 38th Avenue, en-US Vero Beach, possession of a controlled suben-US-en-US stance. en-US James Boone Jr., 25, 2465 13th Avenue en-US South, St. Petersburg, felony retail theft in conen-US-en-US cert with others. en-US Xavier Jackson, 35, 4356 28th Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, possession of Methamphetamine.en-US Gina Fountain, 39, 435 25th Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, possession of Methamphetamine.en-US Gonzalo Mendez, 46, 2028 Vero Circle en-US Square Apt #3, Vero Beach, felony child abuse. en-US Cheryl Bailey, 27, 1393 Giralda Circle NW, en-US Palm Bay, battery on a law enforcement officer, en-US possession of a controlled substance. en-US Catherine Dasilva, 50, 465 Monroe Road, en-US Rockledge, possession of cocaine. en-US Robert Fletcher, 59, 344 Sandpiper Drive, en-US Vero Beach, violation of probation. en-US Justin Wolf, 1721 NW 104th Avenue, Pemen-US-en-US broke Pines, third degree grand theft. en-US Philip Hemingway, 34, 595 13th Place, Vero en-US Beach, third degree grand theft. en-US Margot Cooper, 30, 1319 45th Street S., St. en-US Petersburg, felony retail theft over $300 while en-US coordinating with others. en-US Lus De Souza, 46, 13210 SW 43rd Street, en-US Miami, two counts burglary of a structure, and en-US organized fraud less than $20,000, criminal en-US mischief over $200 less than $1,000. en-US Ian McPherson, 22, 2226 50th Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, felony battery by strangulation. en-US Adam Stokes, 36, 8050 43rd Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, trafficking of controlled substance. en-USSebastian Police Departmenten-USEliu Cerda, 30, 144 South Lime Street, Fellsen-US -en-US mere, possession of a controlled substance.en-USVero Beach en-US Police Departmenten-USDevin Copeland, 32, 1842 22nd Avenue, en-US Vero Beach, violation of probation.en-US Kenneth Willis, 28, 2026 15th Lane, Vero en-US Beach, failure to appear, violation of probation. en-USFlorida Highway Patrolen-USMartha Geisler, 54, 2523 Langrove Lane SW, en-US Indian River, possession of marijuana over 20 en-USgrams, possession of a controlled substance. Full Service Done Right! Where you are treated like family! Police report en-USEditors note: en-US This 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.

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en-USVIEWPOINTen-USFRIDAY, AUG. 10, 2018 en-US SEBASTIANen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSIRC.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 ManagerFlora Wilkerson ................................ Circulation Administrator Robin Bevilacqua ................................ Human Resources Annita Ferrante ................................... Account Receivable Amanda Wheaton .............................. Credit & Collections Kathy Young ........................................ Major/Natl. Accounts ManagerJulie Cleveland ...............................Major/National Advertising Consultant Amanda Tucker ................................... Office Mgr/Comm.Relations Alan Nelson ......................................... Sales Manager Mercedes Lee-Paquette ..................... Production Manager Heather Donaldson ............................ Inside Sales Manager Angie Daniels ...................................... Inside Sales Assistant Carol Deprey-Zelenak ......................... Inside Sales/Classified Kayla Evans ......................................... Inside Sales/Classified Johnnetha Moody ............................... Private Party Sales Consultant Anna-Marie Menhenott ...................... Managing Editor Mike Winikoff ...................................... Staff Writer Sarah Callender .................................. Paginator Phone (772) 465-5656 Fax (772) 465-5301Classified (800) 823-0466 Rants & Raves (866) 465-5504Circulation Inquiries 1-866-913-6397 circulation@hometownnewsol.comSEBASTIAN 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-USWhere is Congress?en-USA frequent question today is: where is en-US Congress? Where is Congress and what are en-US they doing about the president's latest repreen-US -en-US hensible mandate that the ACLU take on en-US responsibilities in this sinful chaos brought en-US about by Trump's shameful treatment of en-US immigrant families seeking asylum?en-US Because this is written days before it will en-US be published, the matter may be moot, as en-US wiser, more stable minds may have again en-US pulled the president from the precipice of en-US disaster.en-US The president's unlawful actions in blanen-US-en-US ket refusal of asylum to thousands of our en-US desperate neighbors to our south, and his en-US zero tolerance stance on immigration has en-US torn families apart and done irreparable en-US damage to them. A product of a Christian en-US (Catholic) education, I heard early and en-US often, "The family is the basic unit of socien-US -en-US ety." Because of the current president's disen-US -en-US regard for any people or persons who do not en-US meet his criteria for acceptance to his limiten-US -en-US ed and pigment dominated ideas, he has en-US treated people, running from unbearable en-US oppression and danger as less than his equal. en-US True, the president is not their equal, en-US because he has been blessed with American en-US citizenship and a charmed life. Can you see en-US him fleeing the conditions in Honduras or en-US Guatemala with his family? Instead of en-US devoting time and resources to fix the proben-US -en-US lem caused entirely by his prejudice and en-US incompetence, he continues to bluster about en-US his importance and plows ahead with his en-US dictator regime.en-US The truth of the two party system is evien-US -en-US dent: whoever has the majority is in charge, en-US today, that is Trump and his Republican en-US party. In the 60 years I have had the responen-US-en-US sibility and honor to be an American voter, I en-US have never seen such continual obstruction en-US of justice of our Democracy. There are en-US intelligent men and woman patriots, why en-US haven't they stood up to this despot?en-USAlgaeen-USThe algae that has taken over our wateren-US -en-US ways has reached epic proportions. If you go en-US over either of the Palm City bridges, you can en-US actually see the brown sludge which is killen-US -en-US ing our wildlife and is detrimental to the en-US health of everyone of us exposed to it everyen-US -en-US day. Property values are in jeopardy and our en-US quality of life is at risk. I felt strongly enough en-US to go to the Roosevelt bridge and hold up a en-US sign with about 100 other people who are en-US fed up with the politics of this nightmare. en-US Please educate yourselves before you go to en-US the voting booth and do NOT vote for anyen-US -en-US one who is beholden to big sugar. Its pretty en-US clear, the only choice is to VOTE BLUE if we en-US want to restore our environment.en-USGrateful for a caring veten-USWe would like thank Dr. Valerie Biehl, en-US Veterinarian, for her caring, comforting and en-US unique ability to take a tense situation and en-US make all involved as comfortable as they en-US could be. She had the daunting task of euthen-US -en-US anizing our beloved little poodle of 15 years en-US and was so gentle, soft and caring. Never in en-US a rush or hurry, just wanting us to be ready en-US and performed her duty with great respect en-US for our little life partner and comfort for us en-US in our home. This was a difficult time and en-US East Coast Vet Services eased the pain greaten-US -en-US ly. Thank you.en-USCharter schoolsen-USI write to thank you for the coverage on en-US charter schools (Martin County edition, en-US July 13). The article put to rest some misunen-US -en-US derstandings about them: a.) they are public en-US schools (not private schools as objectors en-US stated), b.) the already approved Treasure en-US Coast Classical Academy is not designed as en-US a religious school.en-US We know the school board approved the en-US creation of a Barney Charter School Initiaen-US-en-US tive back in June. Were a comparison to be en-US made on the effectiveness of charter schools en-US it needs to be done on the Barney Initiative en-US type schools throughout the country. I am en-US sure the results would demonstrate the en-US rigor, complexity and breadth of their curen-US -en-US riculum would surpass that of public en-US schools in general.en-US An objector states he does not want his en-US money spent on classical education. For en-US anyone to refuse a classical education choice en-US is perplexing, to say the least. And thank en-US goodness the school is not forced to adhere en-US to the failed Common Core which is being en-US pulled from school districts in many parts of en-US the country for its one size fits all, lock-en-US step approach to teaching.en-US I commend the reportage on this importen-US -en-US ant topic as it presented both sides fairly. en-US Parents look to charter schools as a means of en-US offering them a choice for their children. en-USWhy anyone want to deny them a free en-US choice in a liberty loving society?en-USGreyhound racing amendmenten-USMy rave is for the Constitution Revision en-US Committee who has given voters the opporen-US -en-US tunity to phase out greyhound dog racing! en-US After many years of failed attempts at en-US reform by the Legislature, including banen-US -en-US ning anabolic steroids, requiring injury en-US reporting and removing dog racing from en-US the gambling industry, the voters will now en-US have a say in the matter. The grievances with en-US this industry are many including confineen-US-en-US ment in stacked metal cages not large en-US enough for them to fully stand up for more en-US than 20 hours a day, positive testing for en-US cocaine and according to state records, a en-US dog dying on average every three days. This en-US is unacceptable to Floridians who love their en-US dogs. Additionally, its a burden on the State en-US costing the State between $1 million to $3.3 en-US million annually according to a study comen-US -en-US missioned by the Legislature. Please vote en-US YES on Amendment 13 on November 6! en-USPolice, please readen-USOn Green River Parkway between Walton en-US Road and Jensen Beach Boulevard the en-US violent road rage thats constantly happenen-US -en-US ing driving on this road on a daily basis has en-US got to stop. In the last two weeks I have been en-US almost killed by two different drivers Im en-US 57 years old and drive a very nice new car. I en-US usually drive 44 mph (speed limit is 40 mph) en-US and they get right on my bumper about 2 en-US inches away and it appears to me they are en-US trying to force me off the road. Police, please en-US patrol more or someone is going to get en-US killed one day. This has got to stop. en-USThe Fellsmere en-US Action Commuen-US -en-US nity Team (FACT) en-US held their annuen-US-en-US al Back to en-US School event on en-US Friday, Aug. 3 at en-US Little League en-US Park in Downen-US-en-US town Fellsmere. en-US Here, Aurelio en-US Cortes, 6, visits en-US The Learning en-US Alliances Moonen-US -en-US shot Moment en-US Bookmobile to en-US pick out free en-US books for the en-US upcoming en-US school year. en-USAnthony Inswastyen-US staff photographeren-USGetting ready

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en-US 7 en-USregarding animals in the store: 1. Is the anien-US -en-US mal a service animal? If Yes, 2. What task en-US does the animal perform? Managers have to en-US make a decision based on the responses en-US received. There are potential civil penalties en-US under the ADA if Publix wrongfully en-US excludes a true service animal. However, en-US service animals will not be permitted to ride en-US in our shopping carts due to food safety and en-US sanitation concerns.en-US The Dept. of Justice expands on those two en-US questions store employees are allowed to en-US ask: Staff cannot ask about the persons disen-US-en-US ability, require medical documentation, en-US require a special identification card or trainen-US -en-US ing documentation for the dog, or ask that en-US the dog demonstrate its ability to perform en-US the work or task.en-US Comments on the Publix Facebook page en-US indicate that most shoppers approve of the en-US signs. Many posted that they fear carts used en-US to transport animals around the store are en-US not adequately cleaned before being used en-US again. Others took the opportunity to critien-US -en-US cize those who pretend their animals are en-US service dogs just so they can bring them into en-US the store, and into other public places that en-US dont normally allow animals.en-US According to the interpretation of the en-US ADA adopted in 2011 by the U.S. Departen-US-en-US ment of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disen-US -en-US ability Rights Section, A service animal is a en-US dog that is individually trained to do work en-US or perform tasks for a person with a disabilen-US-en-US ity. As of 2011, only dogs are recognized as en-US service animals under titles II and III of the en-US ADA.en-US Most public places must permit service en-US animals to accompany people with disabilien-US -en-US ties in all areas where members of the public en-US are allowed to go.en-US The ADA regulations state that Service en-US animals are defined as dogs that are individen-US -en-US ually trained to do work or perform tasks en-US for people with disabilities. Examples of en-US such work or tasks include guiding people en-US who are blind, alerting people who are deaf, en-US pulling a wheelchair, alerting and protecting en-US a person who is having a seizure, reminding en-US a person with mental illness to take preen-US-en-US scribed medications, calming a person with en-US Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) en-US during an anxiety attack, or performing en-US other duties. Service animals are working en-US animals, not pets. The work or task a dog en-US has been trained to provide must be directly en-US related to the persons disability. Dogs whose en-US sole function is to provide comfort or emoen-US -en-US tional support do not qualify as service anien-US -en-US mals under the ADA.en-US Grocery stores or restaurants that sell or en-US prepare food must allow service animals in en-US public areas even if local health codes proen-US -en-US hibit animals.en-US The Humane Society of Vero Beach and en-US Indian River County has no problem with en-US the Publix policy, instead expressing conen-US-en-US cern about people choosing to leave dogs in en-US cars.en-US While The Humane Society hopes pet en-US parents will honor Publixs policy, we also en-US hope they will do whats best and safest for en-US their animals by leaving their pets at home en-US and not leaving them in the car, said Janet en-US Winikoff, Director of Education for HSVB. en-US Leaving animals unattended in vehicles can en-US result in dangerous situations such as heaten-US -en-US stroke. In just a matter of minutes, a vehicle en-US with the windows cracked can heat up to en-US over 120 degrees even during Floridas coolen-US -en-US er months. And of course, with the windows en-US down, theres always the possibility of pet I Believe In Pelican LandingI believe in Pelican Landing because we make a dierence in our residents lives, and being a part of their story is amazing! Pelican Landing has inspired me to bring joy to those around me to make someones day special! ~ Christine Ramos, Med Tech Pelican Landing Assisted Living and Memory Care 13085 US Hwy 1, Sebastian, FL 32958 (772) 581-0366 www.thepelicanlanding.com Assisted Living Facility #12820 en-USAnimalsen-USFrom page 1 en-USLiam is a two and a en-US half-year old neuen-US -en-US tered male black en-US and white mixed en-US breed cat. He came en-US to the Humane Socien-US-en-US ety in July with his en-US brown tabby brother, en-US Simon. They tend to en-US hang out up high, en-US away from the other en-US cats. en-US Liam can be lured en-US down from his perch en-US with a few carefully en-US placed treats, and en-US he may hang out to en-US be petted. Liam was en-US adopted as a kitten en-US from here and en-US returned because he en-US was too energetic, especially active at night. Liam is a lap cat at en-US heart, and this lanky guy would love to add some entertainment en-US and cuddles to your day!en-US Call the Humane Society at (772) 388-3331 or visit the shelter at en-US 6230 77th St., Vero Beach. Visit en-US www.hsvb.org en-US to see more anien-US-en-US mals for adoption. Looking for a home

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en-US 8 772-231-9998 www.makeyourmarklearningcenter.com 1931 19th Place, Vero Beach, FL 32960Need Tutoring?One-on-One Tutoring, All Levels, Ages, Subjects Cognitive, Study and Test-taking skills Support for Learning-Different Students SAT-ACT-FSA-EOC-PERT-AP Celebrating 19th year in Vero BeachProviding Confidence, Self-Esteem & Success! Notes: __________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ JUNE 2019 S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 BACK-TO-SCHOOL 2018-2019 STUDENT SCHEDULE FEBRUARY-JUNE School District of Indian River CountyCalendar courtesy of: www.indianriverschools.org First Day of School and Last Day of School No School Early Release Emergency Day Report Cards Offered by: Testing TBA APRIL 2019 S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 FEBRUARY 2019 S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 *MARCH 2019 S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 MAY 2019 S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 First Day of School and Last Day of School No School Early Release Emergency Day Report CardsOffered by: School District of Indian River CountyCalendar courtesy of: www.indianriverschools.org *Testing TBA Notes: _________________ _______________________ _______________________ _______________________ _______________________ SEPTEMBER 2018 S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 BACK-TO-SCHOOL 2018-2019 STUDENT SCHEDULE AUGUST-JANUARY AUGUST 2018 S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 OCTOBER 2018 S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 *NOVEMBER 2018 S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 DECEMBER 2018 S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 JANUARY 2019 S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 NOW ENROLLING FOR FALL Now Enrolling Preschool Ages 6 weeks to 5 Years Before & After Care to 9 years Includes Local School Transportation We provide an early childhood development program for children ages 6 weeks 9 years.Monday thru Friday 7am 6pm 1590 27th Avenue, Vero Beach 772-778-5981 Warm and friendly environment, with dedicated teachers who genuinely love children and a program that helps children grow emotionally, cognitively, socially, and physically. We believe that young children learn best through play in age-appropriate activities. We move each child along according to his/her pace and interests. We dont push them. We walk with them. Thats our secret to development.Find a Preschool thats as unique as Your Child Download the TCCH App on or TCCH is a non-profit, 501(c) 3 organization. As a FQHC, TCCH accepts Medicare, Medicaid HMOs, Healthy Kids and most private insurances. Sliding fee discounts may be available for patients with limited resources. PHS Sec. 330 grant represents 20% of TCCHs funding sources. Discrimination is Against the Law. Treasure Coast Community Health, Inc. complies with all applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. ATENCIN: Si habla espaol ATANSYON: Si w pale Kreyl Ayisyen 772.257.8224 www.tcchinc.org Sebastian Fellsmere Vero Beach Dr. William Caldwell Dr. Vivienne Clarke Dr. Hemant Gundavda Dr. Lisa Hage Dr. Latia Ilyadis Dr. Sobia Khawaja Kristi Roske, ARNP Dr. Patricia Walters Dr. Sandra Wechslerrfn rttbrt r ttn brt rt r f n Your friendly neighborhood health care home Dr. Caldwell Oslo Kristi Roske Oslo Dr. Wechsler Sebastian Dr. Hage Fellsmere Dr. Gundavda Oslo Dr. Clarke Fellsmere Dr. Ilyadis Fellsmere Dr. Walters Vero Central Dr. Khawaja Vero Central

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en-US 9 en-USdents, and community members. The first en-US step is to start with leadership. Board Memen-US -en-US bers, the Superintendent, and all other disen-US-en-US trict and school leaders should buy into the en-US value of connectivity and transparency. en-US Being connected improves communicaen-US-en-US tions, repairs torn relationships, and changen-US -en-US es negative perceptions. Board meetings en-US should become more welcoming and inviten-US -en-US ing. With a culture of transparency, our en-US focus will be placed on relationship builden-US -en-US ing, which is important for engaging parents en-US and community members. Removing the en-US mystery and allusiveness in district level en-US decision making can show others why the en-US district makes the decisions it makes. en-US Contact info for Jacqueline Rosario:en-US Email: votejacquelinerosario@gmail.comen-US Facebook: fb.me/votejacquelinerosario or en-US @votejacquelinerosarioen-US Twitter: @votejrosarioen-US www.voteindianriver.com/Candidates/en-US Profiles-and-Financialsen-USRuben Bermudez Jr.: en-USBio and response to question: Christian en-US Leadership. Family Man with Family Valen-US -en-US ues. Hard Worker. Former School Resource en-US Officer. Fiscally Responsible. Bringing the en-US focus back into the classroom.en-US Contact info for Ruben Bermudez Jr.:en-US Electrubenbermudez@gmail.comen-US The College Board and The Internationen-US -en-US al Baccalaureate released reports indicaten-US -en-US ing that students in Indian River County en-US have outperformed both state and global en-US averages in Advanced Placement and en-US International Baccalaureate exams. In en-US addition to the improvement in scores, en-US participation in AP and IB classes by all en-US demographics increased. en-US Access to the rigorous coursework that en-US AP and IB classes offer increased over en-US eight percentage points, with the total en-US number of high school students enrolled in en-US AP and IB courses rising from 20.61 peren-US -en-US cent in 2016-17 to 29 percent in 2017-18.en-US Objective 1.2 of our Strategic Plan is to en-US ensure that all of our students receive high en-US quality instruction and rigorous courseen-US -en-US work, said Superintendent Mark Rendell. en-US We have greatly increased access to accelen-US -en-US erated programs, such as Advanced Placeen-US -en-US ment and International Baccalaureate en-US Diploma Programme. Almost 1/3 of our en-US students are taking at least one AP or IB en-US course. What is more impressive is that en-US even with a larger number of students taken-US-en-US ing these challenging courses, we have en-US maintained a high level of performance. en-US We are so proud of the students and the en-US teachers for their hard work.en-US Participation by Black, Hispanic, and en-US White students in 2017-2018 increased en-US from the previous year, with the largest en-US increase in participation among Black stuen-US -en-US dents. Black participation rose from 7.74 to en-US 21 percent. Hispanic participation rose en-US from 14.6 to 23.6 percent. White participaen-US -en-US tion rose from 26.5 to 34.2 percent.en-US International Baccalaureate highlights at en-US Sebastian River High School:en-US 76 percent of the IB Diploma seniors en-US earned the IB Diploma, an increase from en-US 68 percent in 2016-17.en-US For the third year in a row, the district en-US increased the number of seniors taking en-US English Literature HL, and 100 percent of en-US these seniors passed the rigorous, four-part en-US external and internal assessment.en-US Increased total number of students en-US taking exams by 24 percent from 118 stuen-US -en-US dents in 2017 to 146 students in 2018.en-US The following subjects exceeded the en-US global average score: English Literature en-US HL, Spanish B SL, History of the Americas en-US HL, Mathematics SL.en-US Advanced Placement highlights at Vero en-US Beach High School:en-US Enrollment in the Environmental Scien-US -en-US ence course at VBHS more than doubled, en-US while maintaining a 62 percent pass rate, en-US and mean score of 3.11, exceeding both the en-US global score of a 48 percent pass rate with a en-US 2.63 mean score, and state score of a 41 en-US percent pass rate, with a 2.42 mean score.en-US Enrollment in Biology at VBHS almost en-US doubled from 55 to 95 students, and the en-US pass rate increased from 51 to 61 percent.en-US AP subjects with passing percentages en-US above state average at VBHS: Statistics, en-US Physics, Environmental Science, English en-US Literature, Computer Science, Biology. County students excel en-USon AP and IB examsen-USMary Miner and en-US Marion Manchesen-US -en-US ter of the Educaen-US -en-US tion Foundation of en-US Indian River Counen-US -en-US ty pass out free en-US school supplies to en-US local students en-US during Saturdays en-US Back To School en-US Party at the Riveren-US -en-US side Theatre in en-US Vero Beach.en-USAnthony Inswastyen-US staff photographeren-USGetting ready for school en-USFor Hometown Newsen-USnewsfp@hometownnewsol.com en-USDistrict 2en-USFrom page 3

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en-US 10 en-UStheft.en-US Its equally dangerous to leave pets alone en-US with the cars engine running since the anien-US -en-US mal can accidentally knock the vehicle out en-US of park or the engine could unexpectedly en-US stall.en-US Service Dog Certifications, an organizaen-US -en-US tion that works to smooth the difficulties en-US encountered by people with a genuine need en-US for service animals, has expressed frustraen-US -en-US tion with those who try to pass off emoen-US -en-US tional support animals as service dogs.en-US Our goal is to help reduce abuse of the en-US ADA by requiring our registrants to underen-US -en-US stand the laws, the organization says on its en-US website. Intentionally misrepresenting an en-US animal as a service animal for any reason is en-US not only unethical, it is also in violation of en-US federal and local laws. Service Dog Certifien-US -en-US cations does not endorse the use of fake seren-US -en-US vice animals in any capacity.en-US The Dept. of Justice adds that people with en-US service animals have a responsibility to keep en-US them safely under control:en-US Under the ADA, service animals must be en-US harnessed, leashed, or tethered, unless these en-US devices interfere with the service animals en-US work or the individuals disability prevents en-US using these devices. In that case, the individen-US -en-US ual must maintain control of the animal en-US through voice, signal, or other effective conen-US -en-US trols. Answers Located in the Classied Section AREA'S BEST BUSINESS REVIEW Presented by: Metro News All Rights Reserved. 1-918-234-7768Spending more and buying less? Maybe you should be shopping at WALMART in Sebastian, where your dollar goes a lot further! Conveniently located at 2001 US-1. phone (772) 589-8528 ; this full line department store offers something that most other stores cant compete with the areas very lowest prices on EVERYTHING Food to feed your family, toys to entertain your children, school supplies, sporting goods, tools, and auto accessories. Nearly every little thing you can think of! Most regular retail department stores feature full retail prices. At WALMART, this is not the case! Here you get the service you want, the quality you look for, and prices you can afford! Open 24 hours, they can meet all of your needs at any given time day or night. If youre shopping for appliances or furniture, WALMART offers you the kind of quality you deserve. We, the editors of this 2018 Area's Best Business Review offer this suggestion to the people in our area: So, whether or not you need a big grocery shopping trip, get your tire changed or pick-up a prescription, do what smart shoppers domake WALMART your one-stop shopping headquarters for the best products, the largest selection and the ultimate in everyday bargains! Animals en-USFrom page 7en-US Meditation will be the topic of the meeting of en-US the Friends After Diagnosis breast and en-US womens cancers support group. The guest en-US speaker is Jeanne Fournier, a former Medical en-US Hypnotherapist, Guided Imagery Specialist, en-US and Reiki Practitioner who facilitated healing en-US meditation groups with cancer patients and en-US others for more than 20 years. The en-US 90-minute meeting will begin at 2 p.m. in the en-US Earnshaw Room on the second floor at First en-US Presbyterian Church, 520 Royal Palm Blvd., en-US Vero Beach. The meeting is open to survivors en-US of breast and womens cancers, caregivers en-US and loved ones, and there is no cost to en-US attend. The monthly Friends meetings during en-US the summer are the second and fourth en-US Mondays of the month at 2 p.m. in the en-US Earnshaw Room and the fourth Saturday at en-US 10 a.m. in First Presbyterians Eleanor T. en-US Smith Lounge. en-USFor more information, call en-US (772) 562-5373 or visiten-US en-US FriendsAfterDiagnosis.com.en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 1

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Listen to the pearls of wisdom they en-US may share with you.en-USTAURUS April 21/May 21en-USTaurus, a new coworker may come to you with en-US questions because you are an expert in a paren-US -en-US ticular area. This presents a good opportunity en-US to serve as a mentor.en-USGEMINI May 22/June 21en-USExpensive items have been on your mind, en-US Gemini. However, this may not be the best en-US time to make big financial decisions. Give en-US them a little more thought.en-USCANCER June 22/July 22en-USSometimes going about the same schedule en-US day after day can put you in a rut, Cancer. en-US Change up one aspect of your daily life, and en-US you may notice a big difference in your mood.en-USLEO July 23/Aug. 23en-USLeo, if you have been mulling over going back en-US to school, then now is your opportunity to en-US enroll in a vocational class or take college en-US courses for more credit.en-USVIRGO Aug. 24/Sept. 22en-USVirgo, your creative side will be on display this en-US week as you can showcase crafts or artwork en-US that is inspired by the colors of autumn. Put en-US your thoughts in motion.en-USLIBRA Sept. 23/Oct. 23en-USYou are very good at compromising, Libra. en-US This is one reason why people like you as a en-US friend. However, do not compromise your own en-US ideals to go along with every plan.en-USSCORPIO Oct. 24/Nov. 22en-USScorpio, enjoy socializing with your friends en-US this week. You have been on the go so much en-US that it is time to settle down and enjoy a break en-US and some good conversation.en-USSAGITTARIUS Nov. 23/Dec. 21en-USTry your best to turn a situation that could easen-US -en-USHoroscopes Out en-GB en-GB&en-GB en-GBabout en-USFRIDAY, AUG. 10 SATURDAY, AUG. 11en-US en-US The Comedy Zone Experience:en-US Shows en-US are at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., plus free en-US music on Live in the Loop outdoor stage. en-US Comedy performances take place on the en-US Waxlax Stage at Riverside Theatre, 3250 en-US Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach. Riversides en-US showcase of professional comedians touring en-US the comedy circuit on the Waxlax Stage and en-US local musicians on the Live in the Loop en-US stage. Comedians are Al Romas and John en-US Consoli. $12 per person for general en-US admission reserved seating; $16-18 per en-US person for reserved seating. Celebration and en-US VIP packages also available. en-US For information, en-US call (772) 231-6990 or visit en-US www.riversideten-US-en-US heatre.com.en-USSUNDAY, AUG. 12en-US en-US 'Music of the Night:'en-US Presented by the en-US Space Coast Symphony at 3 p.m., Communien-US-en-US ty Church of Vero Beach, 1901 23rd Street, en-US Vero Beach. Orlando Light Opera, a Central en-US Florida Vocal Arts company, in collaboration en-US with Space Coast Symphony and Opera del en-US Sol will present a star-studded cast of en-US singers to present a tribute to the composer en-US of The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ en-US Superstar, Evita, and many other hits. en-US General admission tickets are $25, $27.50 en-US at the door; free for ages 18 and under. en-US For en-US tickets, call (855) 252-7276 or visit en-US spaceen-US -en-US coastsymphony.org/event/music-of-the-en-US night-2/en-USTHURSDAY, AUG. 16 SUNDAY, AUG. 19en-US en-US Treasure Coast International Film en-US Festival:en-US Films will be screened at the new en-US Touchstar Sabal Palms Luxury Cinema 6 in en-US Fort Pierce, and filmmaking seminars, meet en-US & greets, awards, and more will be held at en-US the Residence Inn by Marriott in St. Lucie en-US West. en-US For film information, schedules, en-US tickets, locations, call (772) 708-1106 or en-US visit en-US www.tcifilmfest.org/film-event-scheduleen-USFRIDAY, AUG. 17 SATURDAY, AUG. 18en-US en-US Howl at the Moon Experience en-US Cheeseburgers in Paradise: en-USShows are at en-US 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Howl performances en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 12en-US Seeen-US en-US SCOPESen-US, page 12en-USDining en-US &en-US Entertainmenten-USFRIDAY, AUG. 10, 2018 en-US SEBASTIANen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSIRC.COM PAGE 11en-USEnjoy Perseid meteor shower at ELCen-USVERO BEACH The Environmental en-US Learning Center will offer a Perseid Meteor en-US Shower and Star Party beginning at 7:30 pm en-US on Sat., Aug. 11.en-US The ELC is a great place to view the Peren-US -en-US seid Meteor Shower because the lagoon en-US island gets very dark at night. The Perseid en-US Meteor Shower is one of the most popular en-US meteor showers that occurs each year, and en-US this year its predicted to be even better with en-US the new moon falling on the night of the en-US showers peak. en-US Bring a blanket or lounge chair. You dont en-US need special equipment or a lot of skills to en-US view a meteor shower, only a clear sky, a en-US dark environment and some patience. The en-US Perseids are one of the brightest meteor en-US showers. Made up of debris from the comet en-US Swift-Tuttle, the Perseids are named after en-US the constellation Perseus. At its peak, you en-US might see 60 to 100 meteors in an hour, and en-US the Environmental Learning Center is a en-US perfect place to view this extraordinary cosen-US -en-US mic event.en-US This years shower should be particularly en-US spectacular because it coincides with the en-US new moon, making the sky exceptionally en-US dark for optimal viewing. Just bring a blanen-US -en-US ket or lawn chair, along with a pair of binocen-US-en-US ulars if youd like.en-US As the sky darkens, Adrian Palmer of the en-US Brevard Astronomical Society will do a preen-US -en-US sentation on the Shuttle Era and, for the en-US kids, there will be a Starry Story time and a en-US space-themed craft. Maps of the night sky en-US will be provided, and from 8 p.m. there en-US will be star and planet viewing using en-US high-powered telescopes courtesy of the en-US Brevard Astronomical Society.en-US Were excited to have an event showcasen-US -en-US ing the Perseid Meteor Shower on our en-US lagoon island, said Sarah Christopherson, en-US ELC Environmental Educator. The ELC en-US has always been a favorite for stargazers en-US because it gets so dark, and the new moon en-US will be a perfect time to see it here.en-US Admission is $5 for adults and children en-US 12 and older, and $3 for children 2. en-US Admission is free for children under 2 and en-USELC members. Free admission is also availen-US -en-US able with proof of financial need such as en-US SNAP, EBT or Medicaid cards or free/en-US reduced lunch, or TANF letters.en-US Visit en-US www.DiscoverELC.orgen-US for a weather en-US alert the day of the event.en-US The ELC is also offering fun pontoon en-US boat trips, The Pelican Island Pontoon Boat en-US trips every Wednesday and Saturday, plus a en-US new Spoil Island Splash trip every third en-US Saturday. Go to en-US www.discoverELC.orgen-US or en-US call (772) 589-5050 ext. 114 for more inforen-US -en-US mation or to reserve your trip. Prices start at en-US $10.80, and private rentals are available.en-US The ELC is located at 255 Live Oak Dr., en-US Vero Beach, at the western base of the Wabasso Bridge on the 510 Causeway. en-USFor more information, call (772) 589-en-US 5050. For Hometown News en-USnewsfp@hometownnewsol.com FLORIDANA TROPICALS321-726-0800 6630 Floridana Ave. Melbourne Beach, FL 321-726-0800 NATIVES Fiddlewood Trees Sea Grapes Gumbo Limbo Beauty Berry Firebush Spider Wort Florida Privet Sunshine Mimosa Dwart Fakahatchee Coastal Ambrosia Coffee Cassia Lantana Porter Weed Jamaican Caper Scarlett Hibiscus Geiger Trees Sandcord Grasses TROPICALS Fishtail Palms Crotons 80 Varieties Trumpet Plants Dwarf Poinciana Hibiscus Copper Plants Areca Palms Apostiles Iris Chlarodendron Christmas Palms African Iris Pudica Thevetia Triangle Palms Bromeliads Bamboo Palms FRUIT TREES Mulberry Bananas Guava GARDEN TOUR & PLANT SALE August 18th, 2018 7:30am 2pmPlease join us to support sea turtle conservation www.floridanatropicals.com12 miles south of 192 on A1A to Floridana BeachSpecializing in locally grown plants. Private Showings available by appointment.

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en-US 12 rrfrrfrfrr ntbft nntbtn AFFORDABLE NON-LAWYER SOLUTIONS, INC.ftfrt 2016 2016 C H O I C E R E A D E R S 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S rDimensional Color Razor Cuts Perms Foil High or Low Lights Frostings Facial Waxing Shellac Nails Acrylic Nails Pedicures ff nttbf rf t R E A D E R S 1C H O I C E 2015 2016 2015 2016 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S f rr Heavy Duty Welded Deck Heavy Duty Fabricated Frame MOORE MOTORS 772-569-8220 5135 US HWY 1, VERO BEACH Parts & Service For Everything We Sell Patented Automatic Park Brake System Comes with a 3 year factory warrantyAuthorized Dealer Zero Turn, Zero Down, Zero % Interest 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Starting at $2899 en-USIn Season is coming! en-USAttention, Treasure Coast nonprofits, en-US studios, galleries, museums, playhouses, en-US historical sites, symphonies, tourist sites, en-US community clubs, support groups and en-US more:en-US The calendar in Hometown News In en-US Season publications this year will cover en-US the end of September through April 2019. en-US For this year, each county's calendar will en-US focus on local events and also include as en-US many area events of general interest as en-US space permits. This means even more en-US exposure for your events, as well as for en-US your organization, so please send in your en-US info early enough we'd love to make en-US sure you're included!en-US The deadline for submission of events en-US to be considered for this will be en-USSaturday, en-US Sept. 1. en-US As a general guide for style, format and en-US length, please look at the weekly calendar en-US and Out & about listings we run each en-US week.en-US Send your calendar items and event en-US schedules by email to en-USnewsfp@hometownen-US -en-US newsol.comen-US. (Please write "In Season" in en-US the subject line of your email.)en-US You can also submit events online at en-US www.hometownnewsirc.com, www.homeen-US -en-US townnewsmc.comen-US or en-US www.hometownen-US -en-US newsslc.com.en-US For more information, call (772) 465-en-US 5656 or email us through the address en-US above. en-USCassie and Andy Andersen took their copy of en-US Hometown News with them while visiting Sanen-US -en-US dals Royal Plantation Ocho Rios. They were celen-US -en-US ebrating their 30th Wedding Anniversary sailing en-US on MSC Seaside June 4th 2018. Congratulaen-US -en-US tions!en-USEach week, we will en-US feature a different en-US reader-submitted photo en-US that showcases one (or en-US more) of our Treasure en-US Coast residents reading en-US the Hometown News in a en-US unique or exotic place. en-US Whether you take a trip to en-US the Grand Canyon or a en-US cruise to the Bahamas, en-US bring your Hometown en-US News with you and have en-US someone snap a picture.en-US Email your photo (at en-US least 1 MB in size) to en-US news@hometownnewsol.en-US comen-US and include your first en-US and last name, the city you en-US live in and the location/en-US date of where the photo en-US was taken. Type en-US TOURING en-US WITH THE en-US TOWNIES en-US in the en-US subject en-US line.en-USTouring with the Townies en-USily get out of control into one you can manage en-US more easily, Sagittarius. It will probably require en-US some quick thinking.en-USCAPRICORN Dec. 22/Jan. 20en-USFamily matters come to the forefront this week, en-US Capricorn. You may find yourself in the middle of a en-US siblings squabble. Fortunately, things will blow en-US over quickly.en-USAQUARIUS Jan. 21/Feb. 18en-USA series of events at work may have you thinking en-US about a change in position and/or career, Aquarien-US-en-US us. Dont make any rash moves just yet.en-USPISCES Feb. 19/March 20en-USTry to take emotion out of all your decisions this en-US week, Pisces. Lead with your head instead of your en-US heart, especially where work is concerned. en-USHelp us celebrate one of the Treasure Coasts most popular pastimes by submitting a en-US 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 news@hometownnewsol.com. 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) Killian Murphy, 6, en-USfrom Palm City, en-US caught this 23-inch en-US Peanut Dolphin 26 en-US mile out of the St. en-US Lucie Inlet. This is en-US Killians first Dolphin en-US catch. He was fishing en-US with his dad Richard en-US Murphy and friend, en-US Jed Dalton.en-USNice en-US Catch! en-USScopesen-USFrom page 11 en-UStake place on the Waxlax Stage at Riverside en-US Theatre, 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero en-US Beach. Special theme of yacht rock '70s en-US classics and Cheeseburgers in Paradise food en-US and drinks menu. Howl tickets: $12 for en-US general admission reserved seating; $18-22 en-US per person for reserved table seating. en-US Celebration packages available. en-US Call (772) en-US 231-6990 or visit en-US www.riversidetheatre.com.en-USTHROUGH FRIDAY, AUG. 31en-US en-US Exhibit:en-US A new exhibit at the Foyer en-US Gallery of Ida Y. Robles will run from July 1 en-US through Aug. 31. Ida Y Robles is a local artist en-US and will be showing her colorful, acrylic en-US paintings on canvas. Her work is figurative en-US with an emphasis on portraits. Her exhibit en-US can be seen from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday en-US through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at en-US the Foyer Gallery in the Emerson Center, en-US 1590 27th Ave., Vero Beach. All are welen-US-en-US come. Admission is free. en-US For more informaen-US-en-US tion, contact Ellen Rantz at (772) 581-5904.en-GB en-GB "It's A Jungle Out There!" exhibit:en-GB en-GB McKee Botanical Garden, 350 US 1, Vero en-GB Beach. Journey back to the days of McKee en-GB Jungle Gardens as 24 beautiful hand-crafted en-GB African jungle animals made of recycled en-GB metal, created for McKee, are on display en-GB throughout the Garden. en-GB Call (772) 794-0601 en-GB or visit en-GB www.mckeegarden.org.en-USOuten-USFrom page 11

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