Adam Putnam has declared a State of Emergency as a result of state officials finding an infestation of Oriental Fruit Fly in the Redlands in south Miami-Dade County. A quarantine extends over 87 square miles prohibiting export of fruit and vegetables from the quarantined area. The area supplies much of the nation's winter vegetables. State [...]
Proclamation Tap twice on link above to view the entire Proclamation of the Commissioner of Agriculture dated September 15, 2015.
Bezos' Blue Origin space venture loses protest over NASA's launch pad
Doctors Roy and Anna Darrow moved to Florida in 1911. The Darrows had first traveled to Florida in 1909 to take the Florida medical exam. Both passed, but Dr. Anna scored 98 percent, the highest grade ever scored up until that time. She was the second woman to be licensed as a physician in the [...]
. TheNational Drought Monitor is published every two weeks. Over two hundred climatologists, geophysicists, and ther experts in predicting the weather measure the various levels of drought throughout the country. On the basis of these quantitative predictive models, the federal government attempt to measure qualitatively the severity of drought and its length in time. The [...]
An architectural jewel designed by 28-year-old Hilario Candela, the Stadium was used for decades for concerts,boat races, even boxing matches, for crowds at a maximum number of 6,566 until it fell into disuse and functional deterioration. As of this writing, a preservation group has formed to restore and renovate the Stadium for its original uses [...]
On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress had posted the Declaration of Indepndence, the Thirteen Colonies had fought the British for seven long years. With the help of the French, the Germans and others, the Colonists defeated the British and won their freedom. The task now was to draft a Constitution and to build a [...]
Located in Palm Beach County, the Town of Gulf Stream was founded in 1925 by the Phipps family (U.S. Steel, with Andrew Carnegie), the Uihlein family (Schlitz Brewing) et al. interested in polo and golf. Today, the Town of Gulf Stream has by some measures the 11th or 14th highest per family income in the [...]