TRENDING NEWS Archives for 2020-07

Hurricane Isaias: A list of available shelters in Palm Beach County & Treasure Coast

Here's a list of available shelters in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast:

 

Click Here:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/hurricane-isaias-shelters-palm-beach-county-treasure-coast/33486889

0
comments


Hurricane Isaias: A list of business closures in South Florida

Here is a list of business, facilities, parks and services that will be temporarily closed due to Hurricane Isaias. 

 

  • All Palm Beach County parks (Aug. 1)
  • All Palm Beach County beaches (Aug. 1)
  • All Palm Beach County facilities (Aug. 1)
  • Loggerhead Marinelife Center (Aug. 1 until further notice)
  • Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens (Aug. 1 until further notice)

 

More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/hurricane-isaias-a-list-of-business-closures-in-south-florida/33485067

0
comments


Tropical Storm Watch for South Florida: Interactive radar, latest cone and more

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for the east coast of Florida from Ocean Reef northward to Sebastian Inlet. Hurricane Isaias continues to produce heavy rainfall and tropical storm-force winds to portions of the Dominican Republic

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/tropical-storm-isaias-radar/33469980

0
comments


Florida's moratorium on evictions, foreclosures extended through August

Fla. — The moratorium on evictions and foreclosures in Florida has once again been extended.

The moratorium was set to expire on Aug. 1. It has been extended by Gov. Ron DeSantis until Sept. 1

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/floridas-moratorium-on-evictions-foreclosures-extended-through-august/33463841

0
comments


Tropical Storm Isaias forms: Interactive storm radar, latest cone and resources

An ASCAT, a weather satellite that measures wind speed over the ocean, scan confirmed a closed circulation in our tropical system, storms began percolating near that center and our Potential Tropical Cyclone has more than just “potential”. We now have Tropical Storm Isaias

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/tracking-tropics-potential-tropical-cyclone-nine/33460311

0
comments


Martin County Schools to begin in-person classes on Aug. 11th

MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. —

The Martin County School District board members voted to stay with their original school calendar after they could not come to agreement with the local teacher’s union.

Teachers will be expected to start on Aug. 3rd and students will begin in-person instruction on Aug.11th

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/martin-county-schools-to-begin-in-person-classes-on-august-11th/33451091

0
comments


Major League Baseball season start overshadowed by COVID-19

Washington Nationals Manager Dave Martinez said he's "scared."

The MLB team manager, who underwent a heart procedure last year, told reporters on Monday that his "level of concern went from about an 8 to a 12" after multiple Miami Marlins players tested positive for COVID-19.

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/major-league-baseball-season-start-overshadowed-by-covid-19-1/33445821

0
comments


Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine Forms in the Atlantic

Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine has formed in the Atlantic.

The disturbance is currently exhibiting tropical storm force winds with an elongated low pressure.

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/potential-tropical-cyclone-nine-forms-in-the-atlantic/33445535

0
comments


Reports: Beloved host Regis Philbin dies at 88

Regis Philbin SOURCE: Mitch Haaseth via Getty

 

Beloved TV show host Regis Philbin has died, according to reports.

From "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee" to "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire,"

the iconic host died at age 88

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/reports-beloved-host-regis-philbin-dies-at-88/33423133

0
comments


Scattered showers today Saturday starting this early afternoon

Scattered showers today Saturday starting this early afternoon

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/scattered-showers-this-early-afternoon/33421668

0
comments


Hanna becomes first hurricane of 2020 Atlantic season

Tropical Storm Hanna was upgraded to a hurricane Saturday, moving toward the Texas coast and threatening to bring heavy rain, storm surge and possible tornadoes, all while another tropical storm approaches the Caribbean

 

Read More:
https://www.wpbf.com/article/hanna-becomes-first-hurricane-of-2020-atlantic-season/33421865

0
comments


Which hand sanitizers are being recalled? These 75 products are on the FDA's list

  • The Food and Drug Administration has expanded its recall list to include 75 different hand sanitizers due to the presence of methanol in randomized tests.
  • Methanol, a type of alcohol, is toxic when ingested and may be harmful when applied directly to the skin.
  • Many of the products are manufactured in Mexico and contain expiration dates into 2022, but the safety agency is continually updating the list below

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/fda-recalls-hand-sanitizers-coronavirus/33395030

0
comments


13-year-old beekeeper using his passion to raise money for his education

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —

It all started when 13-year-old Keith Griffith III became curious with his uncle’s bees

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/13-year-old-beekeeper-using-his-passion-to-raise-money-for-his-education/33379076

0
comments


Tracking Gonzalo: Get interactive radar, latest cone, models

A tropical storm has formed in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, setting a record for the earliest named seventh tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season.

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/tracking-gonzolo-interactive-radar-cone-maps/33393061

0
comments


Country Time helping the 'littlest entrepreneurs' with bailout money for lemonade stands

Video above: 'I wanted to help': 11-year-old supports single mothers during pandemic with lemonade stand

 

With the pandemic and a crumbling economy, it's safe to say life has given us lemons. But with strict social-distancing rules, kids don't have the chance to make lemonade

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/country-time-is-helping-the-littlest-entrepreneurs-with-bailout-money-for-lemonade-stands/33370167

0
comments


Over 10,300 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Florida overnight; positivity rate inching towards 12%

According to the Department of Health, there were 360,394 total cases of COVID-19 in Florida as of Monday morning. The number of cases rose by 10,347 from the previous day

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/over-10300-new-cases-of-covid-19-reported-in-florida-overnight-positivity-rate-inching-towards-12/33367643

0
comments


0
comments


Shutting down Palm Beach County not 'off the table'

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. —

Palm Beach County Mayor Dave Kerner warned Friday the county may be shut down again

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/shutting-down-palm-beach-county-not-off-the-table/33354104

0
comments


'I'm feeling great': 'Jeopardy!' icon Alex Trebek gives update on cancer battle

Host of 'Jeopardy!' Alex Trebek SOURCE: Ben Hider/Getty Images file photo

 

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is giving a health update on his battle with pancreatic cancer.

The longtime host said he's continuing his treatment and it's paying off.

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/im-feeling-great-jeopardy-icon-alex-trebek-gives-update-on-cancer-battle/33337468

0
comments


Still no school start time for public schools in PBC

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. —

Parents and teachers in Palm Beach County will have to wait until next week to find out when fall semester will start in public schools. Wednesday's school board meeting lasted for more than 10 hours before board members finally adjourned before deciding on a specific start date.

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/still-no-school-start-time-for-public-schools-in-pbc/33340211

0
comments


Spanish Flu, cancer and coronavirus no match for 102-year-old

Family says Mildred "Gerry" Schappals is as sweet, kind and as independent as ever

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/stitch-spanish-flu-cancer-and-coronavirus-no-match-for-102-year-old/33340528

0
comments


Teens reel in 700-pound bluefin tuna off Maine coast

SOURCE: Courtesy: Martin Scanlan

 

PORTLAND, Maine —

Off the coast of Portland, Maine, a group of teens recently reeled in the catch of a lifetime

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/teens-reel-in-700-pound-bluefin-tuna-off-maine-coast/33329404

0
comments


Palm Beach County school board approves plan to start school year virtually

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. —

The Palm Beach County school board unanimously approved Superintendent Dr. Donald Fennoy's plan to start the 2020-2021 school year with remote learning

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/palm-beach-county-school-board-approves-plan-to-start-school-year-virtually/33332937

0
comments


Nursing home recreates famous album covers using its residents as models

The residents of one nursing home in England have turned into album cover stars. 

SOURCE: Robert Speker

 

The residents of one nursing home in England have turned into album cover stars.

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/nursing-home-recreates-famous-album-covers-using-its-residents-as-models/33320230

0
comments


Over 301,000 total cases of COVID-19 in Florida; 112 newly reported deaths

According to the Department of Health, there were 301,810 total cases of COVID-19 in Florida as of Wednesday morning. The number of cases rose by 10,181 from the previous day

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/coronavirus-in-south-florida-july-15/33323419

0
comments


Hours of operation restricted for bars, restaurants in Palm Beach County

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. —

Palm Beach County officials issued an executive order on Tuesday mandating that restaurants, bars and other types of business close between the hours of 11 p.m. and 5 a.m

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/palm-beach-county-restaurants-bars/33315323

0
comments


Best Buy will require customers to wear masks in its stores

Best Buy said Tuesday that it will require all shoppers coming into its stores to wear face masks.

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/best-buy-will-require-customers-to-wear-masks-in-stores/33314591

0
comments


Indian River County officials reject mandatory countywide mask mandate

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, Fla. —

County officials in Indian River County did not pass a mandatory mask mandate in a meeting Tuesday

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/indian-river-county-officials-reject-mandatory-countywide-mask-mandate/33312979

0
comments


Amid coronavirus fears, people avoid emergency rooms; local doctors urge against this

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. —

In emergency rooms across the country, doctors are seeing fewer patients with traditional medical emergencies

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/amid-coronavirus-fears-people-avoid-emergency-rooms-local-doctors-urge-against-this/33301604

0
comments


Florida woman took dishwashing job so she could visit husband with Alzheimer's during pandemic

SOURCE: Mary Daniel

 

Mary Daniel visited her husband Steve every day at his Florida memory care center until they stopped allowing visitors in March because of the coronavirus pandemic

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/florida-woman-took-dishwashing-job-so-she-could-visit-husband-with-alzheimers-during-pandemic/33287425

0
comments


'Jerry Maguire' actress Kelly Preston dies at 57, husband John Travolta confirms

SOURCE: Jim Spellman/Getty Images

 

LOS ANGELES —

Kelly Preston, who played dramatic and comic foil to actors ranging from Tom Cruise in “Jerry Maguire” to Arnold Schwarzenegger in “Twins,” died Sunday, husband John Travolta said. She was 57

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/jerry-maguire-kelly-preston-dies-at-57-husband-john-travolta-confirms/33291226

0
comments


Better Business Bureau says people are trying to use fake card to get out of wearing face masks

The Better Business Bureau says people are trying to use a fake card to get out of wearing a mask in public. Jim Temmer, with the Better Business Bureau, says some people are trying to use a card as a loophole to wearing a mask.

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/better-business-bureau-says-people-are-trying-to-use-fake-card-to-get-out-of-wearing-face-masks/33285057

0
comments


Isolated storms later today saturday

Isolated storms later today saturday

 

More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/isolated-storms-later-today/33281911

0
comments


Disney World reopens to public Saturday; what guests can expect

WESH 2 News

 

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. —

Walt Disney World will reopen to the general public on Saturday.

On Thursday, Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom opened for annual passholders. The two parks will reopen to the public Saturday.

 

More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/disney-world-reopens-to-public-saturday-what-guests-can-expect/33281486

0
comments


Heat keeping firefighters busy with heat illness calls

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. —

The extreme heat is keeping Delray Beach firefighters busy.

Crews responded to two heat related illness calls Wednesday before 9:30 a.m

 

More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/heat-keeping-firefighters-busy-with-heat-illness-calls/33251964

0
comments


Palm Beach County School Board agrees to start school year virtually

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. —

The Palm Beach County School Board decided students will continue to learn virtually when classes start in August. The board made the decision during a workshop Wednesday after much discussion during the 6 hour meeting

 

More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/palm-beach-county-schools-to-begin-virtually-next-month/33254662

0
comments


Nearly 10,000 new COVID-19 cases reported overnight; Nearly 600 new cases in Palm Beach Co.

According to the Department of Health, there were 223,783 total cases of COVID-19 in Florida as of Wednesday morning. The number of cases rose by 9,989 from the previous day

 

More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/coronavirus-in-south-florida-july-8/33247938

0
comments


West Palm Beach woman turns 102 years old

West Palm Beach woman turns 102 years old

0
comments


Florida Department of Education rules that schools must reopen next month

An executive order was signed Monday mandating that schools must reopen next month

 

The order outlines the details of reopening the schools, saying that all school boards and charter school governing boards must open brick and mortar schools at least five days per week for all students, subject to orders set forth by the Department of Health and local departments of health.

 

More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/florida-department-of-education-schools-reopen-august/33222860

0
comments


Heat With Afternoon Storms For Your 4th Of July Today

South Florida will hit daytime highs in the 90s this 4th of July. Heat indices will reach the triple digits under partly cloudy skies. There's a thirty percent chance of storms this afternoon. The storms should clear the area by the time of fireworks at 9pm

 

More:
https://www.wpbf.com/article/heat-with-afternoon-storms-for-sfl/33159819

0
comments


Over 9,400 new cases of COVID-19 in Florida; 3,785 deaths in the state

According to the Department of Health, there were 178,594 total cases of COVID-19 in Florida as of Friday morning. The number of cases rose by 9,488 from the previous day

 

More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/over-9400-new-cases-of-covid-19-in-florida-3785-deaths-in-the-state/33129024

0
comments


Treasure Coast beachgoers figuring out new Fourth of July plans amid beach closures

Beaches across Martin and St. Lucie counties will be closed this weekend. This is how local residents are adjusting their holiday plans

 

JENSEN BEACH, Fla. —

Treasure Coast residents are figuring out their new Fourth of July plans amid the beach closures taking effect this weekend.

Martin County is closing all of its public beaches, beach accesses and beach parking lots from 6 p.m. Friday through 7 a.m. Monday. St. Lucie County will be closing all of its public beach accesses on North and South Hutchinson island from Friday through Sunday. This includes all of the beach parking lots in the unincorporated area, city limits of Fort Pierce, Fort Pierce Inlet State Park and Avalon Beach. Indian River County is restricting beach access in Vero Beach to county residents this weekend

 

More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/treasure-coast-beachgoers-figuring-out-new-fourth-of-july-plans-amid-beach-closures/33094006

0
comments


Indian River County is the only county on Treasure Coast keeping beaches open over July Fourth weekend

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, Fla. —

Indian River County is the only county on the Treasure Coast that isn’t considering closing its beaches over the holiday weekend. Some county residents spoke with WPBF to say the spread of COVID-19 and the amount of people that could potentially come from other counties to their beaches is a concern.

 

https://www.wpbf.com/article/indian-river-county-is-the-only-county-on-treasure-coast-keeping-beaches-open-over-july-fourth-weekend/33024043

0
comments


Firefighters focus on fireworks safety this Fourth of July

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. —

Officials with Delray Beach Fire Rescue are expecting to see more people using fireworks this Fourth of July because many shows are canceled due to COVID-19 and a new law.

Firefighters hosted a small fireworks demonstration Tuesday morning to remind residents that setting off your own fireworks can be dangerous and even deadly.

 

https://www.wpbf.com/article/firefighters-focus-on-fireworks-safety-this-fourth-of-july/33015505

0
comments


ON AIR
John Tesh
John Tesh
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Intelligence For Life
FACEBOOK @Trueoldiesfla
INSTAGRAM @Trueoldiesfla