Hall of Fame continues flag tradition despite ceremony cancellation
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.
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.
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…
TITUSVILLE ― Parrish Medical Center (PMC) is using video visitation to enable patients hospitalized with COVID-19 to be with their families, electronically.
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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NORTH BREVARD ― Indian River Preserve Golf Club – the Dye Designs and Jan Stephenson gem nestled on Florida’s Space Coast – has been honored as an Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary.
TITUSVILLE — Parrish Medical Center (PMC) has been treating coronavirus (COVID-19) patients with hydroxychloroquine since the start of the pandemic, for patients whose medical history allows the treatment’s use.
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.
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.
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…
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…
BREVARD COUNTY — Aerodyne Industries LLC continues to make a name for itself as an innovative and distinguished leader in the space industry.
TITUSVILLE – Parrish Medical Center’s Alternate Care Site (ACS) has been established. It is 40 x 60 feet in size, air conditioned and equipped with computers and supplies. PMC’s ACS can be quickly converted into a medical treatment site to allow for expanded bed capacity and patient care as needed.
TITUSVILLE ― Effective immediately Parrish Medical Center | Parrish Healthcare is implementing temporary visitation restrictions on its main hospital campus.
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…
TITUSVILLE — Parrish Medical Center is offering free classes and support groups for community members. See the upcoming April 2020 support groups listed below.
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.
COCOA BEACH – Residents and visitors will soon have the opportunity to enjoy a swashbuckling evening of theater just a short distance from the ocean in one of the county’s best-known beach towns.
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.
COCOA BEACH ― On Friday, March 27, from 6-9 p.m., the Studios of Cocoa Beach, 165 Minuteman Causeway in downtown Cocoa Beach, is holding a reception for their newest exhibit “In Motion”.
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.
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…
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.
BREVARD COUNTY — Students of Divine Mercy Catholic Academy are preparing to launch into the future as the school hosted its fourth annual “Space Day.”
BREVARD COUNTY — Since 1959, Surfside Playhouse has been an important staple in beachside living. Patrons from across the county have enjoyed countless shows that entertain a wide range of audiences.
TITUSVILLE — Jess Parrish Medical Foundation has announced the law firm of Zumpano Patricios as the presenting sponsor for the annual Fran Gerrett Memorial Golf Classic on Friday, April 3.
TITUSVILLE —Parrish Medical Center has been named as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics by the Women’s Choice Award, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that Parrish Medical Center is in the top 17% of 4,982 U.S. hospitals offering ob…
BREVARD COUNTY — For many of us, our pets are like our children, yet when we have to leave them behind, who do we rely on to take care of them?
BREVARD COUNTY — In an age where space exploration is booming, it is once again an exciting time to be a college student in Brevard County.
NORTH BREVARD ― Plant-Based Brevard & the Coastal Estate Team of RE/MAX Elite will present the Inaugural Space Coast Fresh Fest, taking place at Riverfront Park, located at 401 Riveredge Blvd in Cocoa Village on Sunday, March 1, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
TITUSVILLE — Jess Parrish Medical Foundation and Parrish Medical Center Auxiliary are now accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors who plan to pursue a career in a medical or healthcare field. The organizations have combined their scholarship programs and will announce sch…
COCOA BEACH ― The inaugural Cocoa Beach Art Scavenger Hunt will be held on Friday Feb. 22, from 6-9 p.m. The Studios of Cocoa Beach invites everyone to this family friendly event as we celebrate visual and performing arts.
TITUSVILLE — Parrish Medical Center announced a partnership with the American Heart Association and Laerdal Medical to save more lives following cardiac arrest with a new CPR simulation training program called Resuscitation Quality Improvement or RQI.
TITUSVILLE ― A hesitancy shared by many people to speak about gastrointestinal problems – even with their physicians – means many are living with discomfort that can be alleviated, a principal reason why Parrish Medical Group in Titusville has added a gastrointestinal specialist who makes un…
CAPE CANAVERAL ― Leap year only comes around every four years, which is reason enough for celebration; but this year the City of Cape Canaveral will use this day to celebrate its seventh annual Founders’ Day Spring Festival and raise funds for the Cape View Elementary P.T.O.
BREVARD COUNTY — Between shopping, dining and entertainment, the Titusville Mall offers a vast selection of businesses for patrons to choose from for a night out on the town or for hanging out on the weekend.
COCOA BEACH ― The Studios of Cocoa Beach is hosting an “Art Quilt Class on Saturday Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you have wanted to make an art quilt but weren’t sure how to join a lot of fabric pieces, this is the class for you. You will create a watercolor picture using Inktense penc…
BREVARD COUNTY — Big things are coming to Brevard County as construction for Port Canaveral’s Cruise Terminal 3 and parking garage are nearing completion. The $163M project is the port’s most ambitious venture in its history.