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Singer Island, Florida:  July 3, 2015 ...in the news and on the web:
SIP'news is your Cliffs Notes or TV Guide for Singer Island news.  I search the web for any mention of our local area and try my best to keep updating that information here (Mon-Fri) throughout the day.   Clicking on links will open new browser tabs/windows and take you to the story, some links might be pay-as-you go content.  The most recent stories are posted below, older items will be rolled over to the news archive section on Mondays.  

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Next update - July 6th.  Have a super safe, fun and family filled holiday weekend!

Top Stories:

Special News Alert - Friday, July 3rd:  There are reports of two Mermaids spotted on Singer Island just north of Ocean Reef park (pictured below on the rocks) early this morning.  Please send in pictures or scoop if you have more information!!

Fourth of July on Peanut Island, Palm Beach County: crowds expected - Palm Beach Post (blog) - The Palm Beach Water Taxi leaves from the Sailfish Marina on Singer Island, $12 per person round trip, call 561-844-1724, ext. 4. Trips are every two ...

Among summer's simple pleasures: Watching the full moon rise over the beach - The Catholic Review (blog) - Tonight's full moon rises over the Singer Island beach: To the right is a seaturtle nest which was discovered on June 19 and marked as "CC" for ...(yes...another GREAT article about Singer Island, from Patti Murphy Dohn!  Thank you PMD!)

Riviera Beach home to new craft rum distillery - WPTV 5 - When you think of rum chances are Riviera Beach isn’t what comes to mind. Ben Etheridge and his dad, Clint, are changing that. They are the driving forces behind the only craft rum distillery in Palm Beach County, check out: Black Coral Rum

Blue Horizon gambling ship expected to sail within 10 days - Palm Beach Post - Casino day cruise ship Blue Horizon is expected to begin sailing from the Port of Palm Beach within the next 10 days, a company official said Tuesday. Call 1-855-478-5825, or go to www.bluehorizoncasinocruises.com.

Shark alert: Hammerhead sculptures beneath South Florida's Blue Heron Bridge turn fear into fun - The Catholic Review (blog) - Phil Foster Park is a stone's throw from our home on Singer Island, located just north of West Palm Beach on the Lake Worth Lagoon of the Intracoastal ...(another fun article from SI neighbor, Patti Murphy Dohn)

Veterans waiting for care -WPEC -RIVIERA BEACH (CBS12) -- Our nation's heroes are now waiting longer for care at VA Hospitals than they were just eight months ago. Dave Klug is ...

Crews battle brush fire in Palm Beach Gardens - WPTV.com - Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue is working to extinguish a brush fire near Timber Trace Elementary, at 5200 117th Ct N. in Palm Beach Gardens. Update: Crews will let Gardens brush fire burn out overnight - Palm Beach Post Palm Beach Gardens campers watching SpongeBob after evacuation - Palm Beach Post (blog)

Sea Turtle Conservation League of Singer Island - Facebook - Another video from our morning in the beach yesterday. (it's looking like a big season, check out all the vids of the latest hatchlings!)

Singer Island addiction center pays $1 million in man's death -Palm Beach Post - The family of Virginia man who came to Palm Beach County to beat his addiction and ended up dead will receive $1 million ...

Town of Palm Beach Shores:
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Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin counties - PBG Lifestyle Magazine - Sailfish Marina Resort, Palm Beach Shores. July 3, 2015 4:15 pm. Safari Nights at the Palm Beach Zoo · View event details. Palm Beach Zoo, West ...

Going by boat: 10 best north county bars to dock, drink and dine -Palm Beach Post (blog) - Going out to dinner and drinks by boat is one of the perks of living in Palm Beach County, where the Intracoastal Waterway is our aquatic I-95. Whether ...

more soon, check the archives for recent stories

City of Riviera Beach:
Visit the City of Riviera Beach official website here

City News:

From the Riviera Beach Police Department Team - In this edition of The Blotter you will read about the outstanding efforts of our Detective Division and more...

Riviera Beach's Plan for Street Paving on Singer Singer Island - an interesting infographic from the Singer Island Civic Association. 

Riviera Beach CRA - Facebook - One of the primary goals of the Riviera Beach CRA is improving our neighborhoods. The link takes you to a report detailing our progress and ...

On Monday – May 18, 2015 - Councilman Bruce Guyton hosted an engagement with the students of North Tech Educational Center to making  them aware of the $350 million Marina Project and career opportunities in  the Riviera Beach Community. you can view the video here: https://youtu.be/4W0gQM66380

Riviera Beach City Meetings on Internet video -> Stay informed:
 (by viewing these online, you can fast forward, pause or rewind as you like)

Regular Meeting Jul 01, 2015 38 03h17m Click here to view it now!
CRA Special Jun 18, 2015 17 03h17m Click here to play it now!


Riviera Beach in the News:

Ritz Carlton condo nears sell out on Singer Island - Today's Paper for The Palm Beach Post - Putting on the Ritz put a once-struggling Singer Island condo on the map with home buyers. Now, the Ritz Carlton Residences Singer Island is almost ...

Cuba & Washington embassy openings could impact Port of Palm Beach - 850 WFTL - Cuba & Washington embassy openings could impact Port of Palm Beach. July 1, 2015 Local News From CBS 12. Story by J. Israel Balderas / CBS 12 ...

Strangers rally to repair Riviera Beach woman's home -WPBF West Palm Beach

GL Homes plans 4000 homes near Minto West; road concerns raised -MyPalmBeachPost (subscription) -G.L. Homes wants to build nearly 4,000 homes on a horseshoe-shaped tract about 20 miles west of Riviera Beach, a project that Palm Beach County's ...

Nonprofit group brings horses and children together to evoke 'calmness' - WPBF West Palm Beach - St. George School of Riviera Beach brought 17 students to Jupiter Farms on Tuesday so they could interact with the animals. Nature Speaks currently ...

Hawaii Electricity Cost Can Be Lowered With Launch of Energy Saving Powerstar - Free Press Release Center (press release) -Riviera Beach, FL., June. 30, 2015 - Powerstar (ISS) today announced the launch of Powerstar Voltage Optimization and Powerstar Virtue a ...

South Florida religious leaders gather in Charleston for Reverend Clementa Pinckney's Funeral -WPTV.com -Pastor Henry Green III of Payne Chapel AME Church in West Palm Beach, Riviera Beach Mayor Bishop Thomas Masters, along with several local ...

State: 25% of Broward charters operating in red -Sun Sentinel -... Technology in Lauderdale; Noah's Ark International Charter School in Riviera Beach; and one of two Broward Community Charter School locations ...

Child saved from Singer Island pool - Palm Beach Post -Child saved from Singer Island pool. 8:09 p.m. June 27. A 4-year-old child was rescued from a swimming pool at the Marriott Oceana Palms on Singer ...

Underwater rivals battle for fastest human-powered submarine -Los Angeles Times -The competition began in 1989 in Riviera Beach, Fla., sponsored by Florida Atlantic University's department of ocean engineering. That first race was ...

Former Inlet Grove star Bradden excited to return as football coach -Palm Beach Post -Terry Bradden is barely older than the teenagers he coaches on the Inlet Grove football team, but the former Hurricanes ...

Aesthetic concerns delay rebuild of failing pump station -Palm Beach Daily News -... we don't take the opportunity to have our Public Works buildings be something different than what would be built in Riviera Beach or anywhere else.

more soon, check the archives for recent stories

Lake Park:
Visit the Town of Lake Park Florida official website here

more soon, check the archives for recent stories

Village of North Palm Beach, John D. MacArthur Beach State Park & Lost Tree Village:

Village of North Palm Beach website
North Palm Beach Parks & Recs Calendar and Activities Guide
Latest Newsletter and July Fourth Fireworks Information

July 2015 Events at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park -
Online Calendar

In the news:

Golf, tennis, food and all the festivies of the Fourth in north county - Palm Beach Post - From North Palm Beach to Jupiter, folks can enjoy good music, delicious food and, of course, the explosions of colors that light up the gorgeous South ...

Woman rescued from boat off North Palm Beach -WPBF West Palm Beach -Woman rescued from boat off North Palm Beach. Condition of woman unknown. Published 6:42 AM EDT Jun 29, 2015 ...

Curbed Dedicated: Lost Tree Village brings waterfront luxury to the next level - Open Inbox Experiment - Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway, Lost Tree Village is a veritable paradise. Located just north of Palm Beach, the private ...

Wimbledon 2015: Williams aims to supersede the 'Serena Slam' by emulating the achievement of ... -Telegraph.co.uk-... has been redoubling her efforts with practice sessions on the North Palm Beach grass courts owned by Jack Nicklaus, the finest golfer to have lived.

more soon, check the archives for recent stories

Port of Palm Beach, Lake Worth Inlet, Peanut Island, Lake Worth Lagoon, Atlantic Ocean, The Bahamas & Area Boating, Diving, Fishing, Etc. News:

here is a list of where to buy Ethanol Free Gas in FL - if local here are two:
Riviera Beach - MARATHON - Palm Bch Port Marathon - 561-494-0260 - 1201 Broadway - details
Riviera Beach - MOBIL - Stop N Shop - 561-863-9559 - 1001 W Blue Heron Blvd - details

Sports & Recreation -Palm Beach Post -The 2015 Big Dog & Fat Cat KDW Shootout fishing tournament will be held July 10-11 out of the Sailfish Marina on Singer Island. It features more than ...

FPL wants to build $1.2 billion natural gas plant in Okeechobee - Palm Beach Post (blog) - Florida Power & Light Co. said today it plans to build a new $1.2 billion combined cycle natural gas-fired plant in northeastern Okeechobee County on ...

Results of Old Bahama Bay's Bonfire Beach Bash & Tournament - thebahamasweekly.com - Overall: First Place: Bahama Papa with Captain Kyler Doran from Palm Beach Gardens; Second Place: Loose Cannon with Captain Joe Basile from ...

Riviera Beach: Social Night: Lobster Education Presentation -Foodona -July 24, 2015 at Pura Vida Divers & Pura Vida Surf in Riviera Beach, FL. Those delicious lobster dinner meals you've anxiously been awaiting are ...

Former Operation Pedro Pan kids look back in new exhibit - Sun Sentinel - When the ferry pulled out of the Havana harbor for the Port of Palm Beach, Elena Muller Garcia waved to her parents until they, and the old fortress ...


more soon, check the archives for recent stories

Other News of Interest:

State adds land near springs to its 'Florida Forever' list - Ocala - It is expected to be acquired under the Florida Forever state project. ... is bordered by Coehadjoe Park to the west and Indian Lake State Forest to the ... (How about doing similar with the 29 private parcels of submerged land located just south of John D MacArthur State Park on Singer Island?)

Promenade Plaza in Palm Beach Gardens could get boost from new owners -Palm Beach Post  -Palm Beach Gardens — The fate of a long-dormant movie theater is the big question now that new owners have taken control of a shopping center ...


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