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TITUSVILLE — Parrish Healthcare is using a new SafeCheck Walk Through Body Temperature Detector in an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID. SafeCheck instantly reads the body temperature of the person walking through it and enables detection of fever that might indicate contagion from …

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CAPE CANAVERAL ― Following the conclusion of its one month pilot program with Biobot in May to monitor the amount of COVID-19 material in the City of Cape Canaveral’s sewage, a new vendor was found to continue regular testing. New sewage samples began being collected on June 30 and the first…

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TITUSVILLE — Parrish Medical Center (PMC) Registered Nurse Karla Foster lived a life of caring that has touched people – and will touch generations to come - through her son’s work and the recipients of the nursing school scholarship established in her name.

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 TITUSVILLE ― The City of Titusville has completed the chlorine dosing of its water distribution system as of Monday, July 13. Initiated on June 8, the dosing was part of the maintenance procedures that Titusville performs to ensure that its water customers enjoy only the highest quality dri…

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TITUSVILLE – Since late 2016, when it initiated a regular schedule of chlorine dosings for its water system, the City of Titusville has focused on maintaining the quality of its drinking water. A chlorine dosing is a common and approved maintenance practice used by water utilities, including…

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COCOA - Yesterday during a Special City Council Meeting, members of the Cocoa City Council passed a resolution urging every person working, living, visiting, or doing business in the City of Cocoa limits to wear a face covering in places open to the public throughout the city limits of Cocoa…

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TITUSVILLE — Parrish Healthcare has created a careful and methodical plan to continue to assure the health and safety of everyone during the COVID-19 global pandemic. The COVID crisis continues to pose all the same risks to public health as it did at the onset of the pandemic. There is still…

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NORTH BREVARD ― The Propeller Club of Port Canaveral, the local chapter of the International Propeller Club of the United States announced the High School recipients of the 2020 Propeller Club Scholarship Award. The members of the Class of 2020 have earned scholarships to pursue further educ…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Although international travel opportunities may be limited right now, Dussich Dance Studio is offering dancers a chance to learn about cultures from the comfort of Merritt Island.

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TITUSVILLE ― The City of Titusville will begin a chlorine dosing of its water distribution system on Monday, June 8. The dosing is being performed as a maintenance procedure to ensure that Titusville maintains its high quality drinking water standards.

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BREVARD COUNTY — On May 30, Astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley successfully launched from Launch Complex 39A while aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.

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TITUSVILLE ― Michael Boelke is an award winning graphic artist with a special eye for Florida animals, bird and landscapes. He is the June Spotlight Artist at the Downtown Art Gallery, 335 S. Washington Ave. in historic downtown Titusville. An exhibit of his latest work will be on display al…

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COCOA – During this time of economic stress, shelter donations are down, and fundraisers have been canceled, but the needs of homeless dogs and cats are as great as ever. Pets 2 the Rescue is a 1-mile and 5K virtual run/walk event, created by Precision Race to raise funds for Brevard Humane …

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COCOA ― Cocoa City Council made the decision to cancel the annual Independence Day Fireworks Display and concert with the Brevard Symphony Orchestra scheduled for Saturday, July 4, 2020 at Riverfront Park in Cocoa Village.

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BREVARD COUNTY — For eight weeks, Pebbles Catering & Event Design has been keeping neighboring communities nourished with free, take-home meals since the COVID-19 pandemic closed Brevard businesses.

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CAPE CANAVERAL — For the past two decades, the Cape Canaveral Student Art Show has been a spring time cultural staple for students throughout Brevard County. In the last few years, it has expanded exponentially and now features a mix of public, private, magnet and charter institutions, as we…

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TITUSVILLE — Parrish Healthcare care partners were swift to mobilize our COVID-19 response dedicating all necessary resources to assure the health and safety of our fellow care partners (employees, medical staff and volunteers), patients and the community served.

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While we must grudgingly accept the new normal within our community for at least the next few weeks, we are determined to make the best of it. So, please be aware that Hometown News and www.hometownnewsbrev.com maintain our commitment to providing you with news and information to help you se…

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BREVARD COUNTY — While many small businesses are forced to make the tough decision to close its doors, one catering company has chosen to feed as many people as it can.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Effective immediately, The Children’s Hunger Project has selected Cheryl Cominsky to serve as the Executive Director after the departure of Keith Gee, who is now the CEO of the nonprofit organization, Bridges.

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TITUSVILLE ― During the current health emergency more people are at home and supplies of toilet paper are limited. This has led some people to flush items such as wipes and paper towels down their toilets. There are only three things that should be flushed down the toilet: toilet paper, urin…

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TITUSVILLE – Parrish Medical Center is Florida’s only hospital enabling website visitors to take a coronavirus (COVID-19) non-diagnostic risk assessment that identifies their risk level for the virus. The online risk assessment has already helped Brevard residents get proper treatment for CO…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Aerodyne Industries LLC continues to make a name for itself as an innovative and distinguished leader in the space industry.

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TITUSVILLE ― The mission of the Law Enforcement Education Program is to save lives and prepare law enforcement officers for life-threatening line-of-duty encounters is gaining traction in the training world. The upcoming LEO Training Expo, slated for March 30 at the Florida-based American Po…

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COCOA – To say nature has been disastrous to Puerto Rico in the past year would be the understatement in the history of accursed natural disasters. Hurricane Dorian ravaged Puerto Rico in 2019, only two years after Hurricane Maria nearly wiped out the entire island in 2017.

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UPDATE: Due to concerns of the Coronavirus disease, the St. Patrick's Parade, Cottage Streetfest and Nolan's St. Patrick's celebrations have been canceled on Saturday, March 14. Patrons may still visit The Cottage and Nolan's Irish Pub.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Traffic fatalities are more than just a statistic. The sad reality is drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians overlook the increasing number of injuries and fatalities while families mourn their lost loved ones.

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COCOA ― Aging Matters in Brevard announced today that it would be participating in the 18th Annual March for Meals – a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meals on Wheels and our senior residents who rely on the vital service to remain healthy and independent at home. Greg Pallone, Brevard…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Students of Cocoa Beach High School’s International Baccalaureate program have been diligently working on a year-long personal project that is close to its culmination.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Students of Divine Mercy Catholic Academy are preparing to launch into the future as the school hosted its fourth annual “Space Day.”

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