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The Rite of Survivorship

Leila Shear may have felt like a princess when she wed Norman Burtch last April. Leila is a 28-year cancer survivor. Also in attendance was her steed, ODAAT (One Day At A Time), named in tribute to ALANON which Leila feels saved her life.

The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County

The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County

"We have another success story," a smiling Joan Carlson says as she starts speaking the news.

Florida's Hot, Trees Are Cool

Florida's Hot, Trees Are Cool

This title is also the title for a poster contest that the Sebastian Tree Advisory Board conducted for elementary students this past year in honor of national Arbor Day. The contest was judged by art students at Sebastian River High School and prizes were donated by local merchants.

Local Flavor

Local Flavor

Wild or farm-raised, seafood is brain food and can be a no-brainer to make.

Conch Crops and Fish Farms

Conch Crops and Fish Farms

The next time you are sampling the joys of fresh seafood you might consider how aquaculturists at the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution (HBOI) are helping to guarantee the quality of the ingredients.

All the Right Moves

All the Right Moves

The comparisons to the film Billy Elliot are inevitable.

A Bird In The Hand

A Bird In The Hand

It began simply as a way for a young girl and her dad to alleviate their boredom n a sunday afternoon but ended up placing the girl's school on the map.

The Treasure Seekers

The Treasure Seekers

In 1715, King Philip V of Spain found himself confronted by an extraordinary and delicate dilemma. His new bride, the beautiful Elizabeth, Duchess of Palma, had made it clear she had no intention of consummating their marriage until she received the magnificent chest of gold and jewelry the king had promised her as a wedding gift.

How Green Is Our Valley

As those of us who live here know, Vero Beach is a city that has much to offer: a picturesque coastline, sublime sub-tropical climate, an abundance of exotic flora and fauna. Yet there's barely a hill in sight.