Watch Out: Florida Bills – SB512 and HB325 May Disrupt Your Quiet Enjoyment.

On June 21, 2016, the Indian River Board of County Commissioners unanimously adopted Ordinance 2016-006 regulating the use of Vacation rentals allowed in unincorporated areas of Indian River County (residential units offered for rent for a period of less than 30 days, which may have been advertised on sites such as Airbnb or VBRO).  Certain … Continue reading Watch Out: Florida Bills – SB512 and HB325 May Disrupt Your Quiet Enjoyment.

Why Students Should Read Banned Books.

Parents, activists, school board officials and lawmakers around the country are challenging books at a pace not seen in decades.  Who is challenging these books? Parents, school board members, individuals and other groups, such as Mom’s for Liberty. As the American Library Association argues, these challenges pose a threat to freedom of speech and choice — freedoms … Continue reading Why Students Should Read Banned Books.

AT&T, Verizon CEOs Reject US Request for 5G Deployment Delay

Reuters Updated 3:03 PM ET, Sun January 2, 2022 (CNN)The chief executives of AT&T and Verizon Communications rejected a request to delay the planned Jan. 5 introduction of new 5G wireless service over aviation safety concerns but offered to temporarily adopt new safeguards. See related story: https://atomic-temporary-93487818.wpcomstaging.com/2021/12/21/boeing-and-airbus-urge-a-delay-in-5g-wireless-service-over-safety-concerns/ US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg US Transportation Secretary … Continue reading AT&T, Verizon CEOs Reject US Request for 5G Deployment Delay

Alert: “Children’s Mental Health May Suffer if They Spend Too Much Time on Electronic Devices, Study Suggests.

The American Academy of Pediatrics and Canadian Pediatric Society recommends no more than 1 to 2 hours of screen use per day By Shiv Sudhakar| Fox News. 12/31/2021 Increased electronic screen time was associated with worse mental health issues in children compared to those with lower levels of screen time during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent JAMA … Continue reading Alert: “Children’s Mental Health May Suffer if They Spend Too Much Time on Electronic Devices, Study Suggests.

The Pulitzer Center Has Shared the Top Ten Lesson Plans of 2021! 

As they start the new year, the Pulitzer Center has shared the top ten lesson plans of 2021!  The Pulitzer Center, based in Washington, DC raises awareness of underreported global issues to cultivate a more curious, informed, empathetic, and engaged public. Every year the Pulitzer Center education team and their community of educators create standards-aligned lesson plans for … Continue reading The Pulitzer Center Has Shared the Top Ten Lesson Plans of 2021! 

Boeing and Airbus Urge a Delay in 5G Wireless Service Over Safety Concerns.

December 21, 2021 11:38 AM ET SCOTT NEUMANTwitterNationalPublicRadio The heads of the two largest commercial jet makers, Boeing and Airbus, are warning against a plan to deploy new 5G wireless networks starting next month, saying interference from the upgrade could pose a danger to vital aircraft systems. In a statement emailed to NPR, Boeing said … Continue reading Boeing and Airbus Urge a Delay in 5G Wireless Service Over Safety Concerns.

“Read and Relax” at The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County.

Helping Rescued Dogs Overcome Stress and Why Our Children Should Become Involved. The way the “Read and Relax” Program works for volunteers at The Humane Society of Indian River County, FL is that you enter the adoption center consisting of approximately 20 kennels. It ‘s disturbing to see most of the kennels are always full. … Continue reading “Read and Relax” at The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County.

“Original co-founder/partner of J. Leatherman-Toby, Treasure Coast Compassionate Care Woman claimed to be high on ‘blow’ during golf course chase | WPEC”

The car chase referred to above was first reported on CNN, before being reported in the local media. https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2021/12/10/golf-course-chase-woman-arrest-moos-vpx.cnn "A car chase was caught on police dash cam at a Florida golf course...as a woman drove over the fairways and across a green, with golfers jumping out of the way." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports. Source: … Continue reading “Original co-founder/partner of J. Leatherman-Toby, Treasure Coast Compassionate Care Woman claimed to be high on ‘blow’ during golf course chase | WPEC”

Sheana Firth Elected to Local Nonprofit Board of Directors. Indian River County, FL

Sheana Firth - Copyright True Marmalade © 2018 November 15, 2021. Sheana Firth has been Elected elected to the Board of Directors of Vero Communiqué, a 501 (C) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to mentoring fourth and fifth graders to become journalists. Indian River County, Florida. Since its inception in 2018, with six students at one … Continue reading Sheana Firth Elected to Local Nonprofit Board of Directors. Indian River County, FL

Organizations Worldwide Sign Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court

ORGANIZATIONS FROM 34 STATES AND 29 COUNTRIES JOIN AMICUS BRIEF TO U.S. SUPREME COURT  On November 23, 2021, 289 organizations and 34 individuals filed an amicus (friend of the court) brief in support of our petition to the United States Supreme Court. We are asking the Court to strike down, as unconstitutional, a clause in the Telecommunications … Continue reading Organizations Worldwide Sign Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court