Observations
Setting a course

Setting a course

Observations: Setting a course By MITCH TRAPHAGEN *Click here to email* On a beautiful September Saturday, I stood on the seawall at the yacht club and marina in Atlantic Highlands, N.J.,…

Camping out in an airport

Camping out in an airport

PUBLISHED SEPT. 1, 2016 Camping out in an airport By MITCH TRAPHAGEN *Click here to email* The flight was affordable and had an excellent on-time record. It would land in the…

News

Reef and beach clean up

Reef and beach clean up

PUBLISHED SEPT. 29, 2016 Local environmental group to hold reef and beach clean up By…

Pinwheels for Peace

Pinwheels for Peace

PUBLISHED SEPT. 29, 2016 Apollo Beach Elementary School students make, plant pinwheels for peace By…

Paws to Remember – Sept. 2016

Paws to Remember – Sept. 2016

Bella Yesterday (Sept. 22, 2016) was one of the hardest days of my entire life.…

NAMI to host 3K walk/run

NAMI to host 3K walk/run

PUBLISHED SEPT. 29, 2016 NAMI to host Making Strides for Mental Health 3K Walk/Run By…

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Features

Safe at Home XI: Who changes your diaper?

By JIMMY CURTIS 11th in a series Who changes your diaper? When you were young and helpless, it was mommy. When you are old and helpless, it…

Safe at Home X: The 5 Ps

By JIMMY CURTIS Tenth in a series Several decades ago in one of my failed business ventures, a producer/director of TV commercials gave me words of wisdom…

Headlines

ABC Superhero Fun Run

PUBLISHED SEPT. 29, 2016 3rd annual ABC Superhero Fun Run to benefit community’s real  superheroes By LOIS KINDLE *Click here to email* Three years ago a group of school-age children…

Farmers’ Market returns to downtown

PUBLISHED SEPT. 29, 2016 Farmers’ Market returns to downtown By CARL MARIO NUDI *Click here to email* Now that fall has arrived, it signals the opening of the Bradenton Farmers’…

Opinion

Words

Let the name-calling commence By Christina Olka Freedom Director, South Bay Church, *Click here to email* By definition, a name is “a set of words by which a person is…

Words

Words can hurt; words can heal By Christina Olka Freedom Director, South Bay Church, southbay.cc Words have cosmic value. They have the power to bring life or…

Video

Interview with a mermaid

An interview with Weeki Wachee Springs Mermaid Carli Dofka. Mermaids of Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida from Mitch Traphagen on Vimeo.…

Underwater archeologists search for Florida’s History

Dr. John Gifford, an underwater archeologist from the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, talks about making a dive for 10,000 year old…