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Boater reported missing; vessel runs aground in Juno Beach

JUPITER, FL (WFLX) – A search is underway for a missing boater who left the Jupiter Inlet on Thursday night.

The Coast Guard Station Miami said Friday they received a call from the Juno Beach police overnight a boat was grounded near the Juno Beach Pier.

Family members say the boat belongs to the missing [...]

Boater reported missing; vessel runs aground in Juno Beach

JUPITER, FL (WFLX) – A search is underway for a missing boater who left the Jupiter Inlet on Thursday night.

The Coast Guard Station Miami said Friday they received a call from the Juno Beach police overnight a boat was grounded near the Juno Beach Pier.

Family members say the boat belongs to the missing [...]

Boater reported missing; vessel runs aground in Juno Beach

JUPITER, FL (WFLX) – A search is underway for a missing boater who left the Jupiter Inlet on Thursday night.

The Coast Guard Station Miami said Friday they received a call from the Juno Beach police overnight a boat was grounded near the Juno Beach Pier.

Family members say the boat belongs to the missing [...]

Millions in red-light camera fines could be returned

Lawyers will argue before the Florida Supreme Court early next year whether the cities of Orlando and Aventura had the right to install red-light cameras before they were approved by the Legislature.

The stakes are higher than simply deciding whether their actions were legal. If the court rules against the two cities, it could set [...]

French couple connect Canadians with distant graves of loved ones

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Catherine Berthelot and her husband, Alain, have never turned down a request from Canada. For a decade now this unheralded French couple has been scouring the cemeteries and war memorials of Normandy, answering queries from Canadian families searching for a grave location—or a photograph, or a tombstone [...]

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CHURCH SERVICES: Sunday, St John’s Bodle Street: 10.50am Remembrance Day service. Warbleton Parish Church: 10.50am Remembrance Day service. St Giles, Dallington: 10.50am Remembrance Day service.

WI: The Institute meets at 2.30pm on Tuesday in the village hall.

ELECTION: You should have received a polling card for the Police and Crime Commissioner elections. Our polling station [...]

A great Canadian victory comes alive in new film

A Toronto filmmaker who has revived the story of a pivotal, against-all-odds victory by Canadian soldiers in a 1951 battle in the Korean War is making the case for Kapyong to take its place alongside Vimy Ridge, Juno Beach and Queenston Heights in the annals of great Canadian military triumphs.

To be broadcast Friday as [...]

Canadian filmmaker revives key story of Korean War

The film also includes an interview with Chinese veteran Xun Shun, now living in Taiwan, who recalled that he was among thousands of soldiers pressed into battle at Kapyong under brutal conditions in the Chinese army.

“Even if you don’t want to attack, you don’t have a choice,” he said, speaking through a translator.

“If [...]

Korean War’s Kapyong should rank among great Canadian battles: filmmaker

A Toronto filmmaker who has revived the story of a pivotal, against-all-odds victory by Canadian soldiers in a 1951 battle in the Korean War is making the case for Kapyong to take its place alongside Vimy Ridge, Juno Beach and Queenston Heights in the annals of great Canadian military triumphs.

To be broadcast Friday as [...]

Sandy’s surge disturbed baby sea turtle boom

As Hurricane Sandy roared up the East Coast, it threatened to disturb the best loggerhead turtle nesting season on record.

Florida, South Carolina and Georgia all reported baby booms, with more nests than ever since the states began tracking turtles in the 1980s. North Carolina had its third highest year, and loggerhead turtles crawled ashore [...]

Fighter pilot’s miraculous WWII story

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Jack Hilton is a battle hardened fighter pilot.

At 93-years-old, he’s lived a good life. But during the Second World War, it was a life filled with perpetual stress and one he cheated death on an almost daily basis.

He’s been shot down once, had anti-aircraft fire sandblast his plane and nearly blew [...]

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Children of war veterans continue campaign to wear medals as tribute

KITCHENER — With tears in her eyes, war medals on her chest and grief in her heart, Janet Fries will stand tall on Remembrance Day.

“This will be my first Remembrance Day without my mother, it will be tough,” Fries says.

Thelma Fries died on Sept. 24. During the Second World War. she served with [...]

Sandy’s outer bands beating local beaches

SINGER ISLAND, Fla. —

The heavy bands of wind and rain are slamming through coastal Palm Beach County Thursday night.

With no major structural damage to report yet, many visitors and residents are braving the conditions to see the storm for themselves.

Waves were seen crashing over the rocks on [...]

Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, Florida-Weekend school activities effected …

(WFLX) – School was cancelled Friday due to Hurricane Sandy. Here’s how the storm will effect your weekend.

Saturday academic activities, such as ACT and SAT testing, Student Government Association (SGA) and Debate activities will take place as planned.

Weekend athletic competitions are canceled and will be rescheduled. Saturday indoor leases only will take place. Outdoor leases [...]

Mitt Romney attends fundraiser in Juno Beach

JUNO BEACH, FL (WFLX) – Mitt Romney filled his campaign piggy bank in Juno Beach Thursday night as the presidential campaign enters the final seven weeks.

He visited the Seminole Golf Club where he held two fundraisers where admission cost was at least $2,500 per person. “We absolutely saw the next President of the United [...]

Juno Beach Park Pier provides affordable fun for families and fishers

JUPITER — The Juno Beach Pier is one of the hidden gems in Palm Beach County. The Juno Beach Pier is not only great for fishing, but it also provides a fun day at the beach for spectators. The entry fee to watch some of South Florida’s best fishers is more than reasonable at $1. [...]

Juno Beach: injured loggerhead turtle returns to sea after two years of …

As the ATV rolled down the sand, cameras and smartphones clicked right and left, as if the teeming crowd was welcoming a movie star at a red-carpet premiere.

If Kahuna noticed the hundreds of people who had shown up Saturday just to see her return to the ocean, she didn’t let on. The large loggerhead [...]

Loggerhead sea turtle released off South Florida

JUNO BEACH, Fla. — A loggerhead sea turtle rehabilitated in South Florida has been released back into the wild.

The 195-pound female turtle called Kahuna was released Saturday into the ocean off Juno Beach.

When Kahuna was found near a power plant two years ago, half of one flipper had been cut off and [...]