OP ED: LET’S WORK TO ENHANCE OUR ENVIRONMENT FOR HUMANITY’S SURVIVAL

By Dr. Richard Baker, President, Pelican Island Audubon Society, Vero Beach, FL. Vero Beach is considering how to develop the Three Corners Property along our dying Indian River Lagoon.  Should they promote businesses – more hotels, houses, restaurants, and other commercial opportunities – or should they restore the trees and wetlands that were there before the … Continue reading OP ED: LET’S WORK TO ENHANCE OUR ENVIRONMENT FOR HUMANITY’S SURVIVAL

The Young Journalist Expands to 14 Elementary Schools with an Enrollment of Over 120 Students.

The Young Journalist (TYJ) is a free high-quality after-school academic enrichment program offered by the School District of Indian River County (SDIRC), FL. to third, fourth and fifth graders in the SDIRC’s “Extended Day” Program.  The Program is also conducted at Imagine South Vero and Fairlawn Magnet, Ft Pierce, St. Lucie County. As TYJ enters the … Continue reading The Young Journalist Expands to 14 Elementary Schools with an Enrollment of Over 120 Students.

Wireless Technology Not Adequately Assessed for Hazards to Human Health and Environment

TUCSON, AZ – October 18, 2022 – The International Commission on the Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Fields (ICBE-EMF) is challenging the safety of current wireless exposure limits to radiofrequency radiation (RFR) and is calling for an independent evaluation.  Published today in the journal Environmental Health, “Scientific evidence invalidates health assumptions underlying the FCC and ICNIRP exposure limit … Continue reading Wireless Technology Not Adequately Assessed for Hazards to Human Health and Environment

Classroom Library Forms. Indian River County, FL.

On October 29, 2022; updated October 30, 2022, Thomas Kenny, Citizen Reporter for Indian River News, wrote “In an August 4th email obtained by Indian River News, from Indian River County Education Association (IRCEA) President, Jennifer Freeland, to the union membership, Freeland directed teachers, ‘IRCEA is recommending that teachers NOT fill out or submit any forms … Continue reading Classroom Library Forms. Indian River County, FL.

Banning Books, but Overlooking Video Games?

"Parents need to understand how intricately linked the gaming industry and pornography industry are," Marriage and Family Therapist Dr. Jill Manning told Internet Security 101. "More and more games have pornography embedded in them. If kids play online, that is a pornographer's heyday for marketing, grooming, and hooking young consumers. Today’s generation of young people … Continue reading Banning Books, but Overlooking Video Games?

Expository Writing in Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade.

Rosewood Elementary, Vero Beach, Florida The Young Journalist Program is a free offering of the School District of Indian River County "Extended Day" program. The mission of The Young Journalist is to nurture intellectual curiosity by mentoring third, fourth and fifth graders in the publication of their very own "scholarly articles." It is to have … Continue reading Expository Writing in Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade.

Bill Britton: THE “END” MIGHT BE CLOSER THAN YOU THINK

By Bill Britton Bill Britton is a freelance writer and formerly an editor for John Hopkins University Press, ABI Research, and Elsevier Science.  He is a frequent contributor to Vero Communiqué. We strive to encourage a free and open exchange of opinions and welcome yours. Through discussions like these we can all learn more about … Continue reading Bill Britton: THE “END” MIGHT BE CLOSER THAN YOU THINK

Do You Know “Millie” Rutherford? Part One

Part Two: Opinion. Is DeSantis the new Millie Rutherford? "Millie" Rutherford On October 7, 1919, in Atlanta, Georgia, a committee led by an invited speaker, Miss Mildred “Millie” L. Rutherford, met to discuss how Southern history should be, “correctly taught in our school.”  Born into a wealthy slave-owning family in 1851, a devout Christian and a … Continue reading Do You Know “Millie” Rutherford? Part One

Tiffany Justice Retweets @Cernovich.

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, "Cernovich is one of America’s most visible right-wing provocateurs, known for boosting or generating massively successful conspiracy theories like #Pizzagate. He made his career on trolling the liberal establishment by accusing people of pedophilia or child sex trafficking.  Armed with a law degree, Cernovich claims to defend 'free speech,' … Continue reading Tiffany Justice Retweets @Cernovich.

A Training Manual for the Neo-Nazis. Heed Notice

Little-known for decades outside of extremist circles, The Turner Diaries is now well-established as a core text due to its use as, essentially, a training manual for America’s largest neo-Nazi organization. The internet has made it more accessible than ever. Nick Statt of the verge wrote that “the novel espouses ideologies that overlap with those of QAnon believers, … Continue reading A Training Manual for the Neo-Nazis. Heed Notice