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Shelter readies for grand opening
ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- As more and more animals are in need of forever families, the need to properly house them while they wait to be adopted will become a little easier when the newest Humane Society facility opens this month. The original H...
Local businesses can register for sales event
PORT ST. LUCIE -- The Port St. Lucie City Council is urging all commercial businesses in the city to participate in the third annual citywide "Community Days" weekend sales event, designed to bring customers into local stores, restaurants and offices as the holiday shopping season approaches. The event will take place Saturday...
Having fun at Oktoberfest
Jaiden Mills, 18 months, and brother Terrell, 3, take a spin in a Jeep on one of the carnival rides at the 11th annual Oktoberfest, hosted by the City of Port St. Lucie and Dominic's Catering held at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center's Martin Health System Village Square on Saturday, Oct. 5....
Animal shelter lands 'Peticaid' grant
TREASURE COAST -- A legislation idea conceptualized by group of middle-schoolers inspired a winning grant for the Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County. Janet Winikoff, education director for the Indian River County animal shelter wrote a "Peticaid" grant that was recently approved f...
Pink pride for breast cancer awareness
Jailene Torres Lopez (No. 12) spikes the ball during the Indian River State College Pioneer's volleyball game against the Eastern Florida State College Titans in Fort Pierce on Thursday, Oct. 3. The Pioneers won in three sets, 25-12, 25-16, 25-14....
Cheering for the home team
Bryce Timonera, Juan Olan and Ronald Santos cheer on the Indian River State College Pioneers at their Volleyball game against the Eastern Florida State CollegeTitans in Fort Pierce on Thursday Oct. 3 . The Pioneers dominated all three sets with scores of 25-12, 25-16, 25-14....
Career fair being held Oct. 26
ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- Indian River State College serves as an accessible resource for education and training in the local community. On Saturday, Oct. 26 IRSC will host the "Pick Your Path Fall Career Fair" 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the IRSC Blackburn Educational Building. The "IRSC Pick Your Path Fall Career Fair" is a family event...
Soccer teams take to the field
The MAKO Soccer Club's 16 teams took to the soccer fields at Lakewood Park Regional Park Friday evening for the first games of the season. The U-6 to U-12 age groups meet every Friday from 6-8 p.m. Parents and friends line the fields and root their favorite players on. Two of the teams...
Memory screenings to be held Oct. 14
MARTIN COUNTY -- The Council on Aging of Martin County, in conjunction with St. Mary's Memory Disorder Center, will offer free memory screenings to the public on Monday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Each memory screening takes approximately one hour. Guided tours of the Kane Center will also be available. The Kane Center, th...
Bagel shop goes pink to support breast cancer
MARTIN COUNTY -- This month local Panera restaurants, along with bakery-cafes across the country, are going pink for breast cancer awareness. Pink buttons, pink hats, pink decorations, and most importantly, pink ribbon bagels. The special bagels that are only on sale for about two months out of the year from ...
Lots to do and see at Oktoberfest
Jordan Serey, 5, and sister Layla, 3, of Port St. Lucie pet Sunshine, a 2 year old Staffordshire Bull Terrier at the Rescue Adoption Inc. tent at the 11th annual Oktoberfest, hosted by the City of Port St. Lucie and Dominic's Catering held at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center's Martin Health System Village Square ...
Benefit run slated for Oct. 12
ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- Mark your calendars for the Molly's House Angel Run coming to Fort Pierce on Saturday, Oct. 12. The Angel Run is to be held at the River Walk Center 600 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce. Registration starts at 6 a.m. and the race begins at 7 a.m. This event caters to all different age groups and competiti...
Washington waterway advocates speak before Congress
TREASURE COAST -- Despite the national government shutdown, local politicians made headway in Washington D.C. last week in the fight to save Florida waterways. A group of Martin County commissioners, staff and residents trekked up to the nation's capital with politicians and individuals from 16 other Florida...
Cobras take a bite out of Vero Beach
The Cobra's Alquawn Vickers (No. 7) runs from Indians Antonio Jones-Davis (No. 6) and Avery Kizzy (No. 24) at the Fort Pierce Central High game against visiting Vero Beach High at Lawnwood Stadium in Fort Pierce on Friday Oct. 4. Fort Pierce Central won against Vero Beach 27-21....
A teacher's day made better
Port St. Lucie Manatee Academy assistant principal Peggy Chase and principal Lilly Beauchamp stand with Language Arts teacher Maggie King, the recipient of $1,000 worth of office supplies from Tradition Office Max as part of their 'A Day Made Better' program on Tuesday, Oct. 1. Each year, OfficeMax and nonprofit...
In the Oct. 4, 2013 edition of Hometown News, we erroneously referred to Sebastian Medical Center as Sebastian Median Center. Hometown News regrets the error....
Need to know
Lawnwood Track Closed Until January The track inside Lawnwood Stadium will be closed until early January 2014, as St. Lucie County's Parks, Recreation and Facilities Department replaces the quarter-mile long track. Crews will be removing the old track and installing an entirely new track during the next several months. Lawnwood Stadium is part ...

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