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2014-03-07 12:26:48

VERO BEACH, Fla., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kennedy Family, owners of Kennedy Groves and United Indian River Packers in Vero Beach, have announced that they will soon be selling their citrus holdings in order to concentrate on the family's other businesses. The Florida-based companies have been farming, packing and marketing Indian River Citrus for over 100 years. Thomas "T.P." Kennedy, vice president of the companies, stated, "With the upcoming retirement of my father,...

2014-03-03 16:28:56

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 2,884 acres of producing citrus groves and irrigated farmland in Florida's St. Lucie County and a state-of the-art citrus packinghouse in Indian River County will sell at auction Wednesday, April 16, with Murray Wise Associates managing the sale in cooperation with Crosby & Associates. The first grove - 1,944 acres - consists of land known as the Indian River South Grove in St. Lucie County. That property, located...

2013-05-20 23:15:42

DonkBoard.com and the International Distance Skateboard Association will be having a skateboard marathon (26.2 miles) in Tradition, Florida, with proceeds to help the local Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie County. Port St. Lucie, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 The International Distance Skateboard Association has elected Port St. Lucie to be an official race location for the best long distance skaters to attend and compete. This opportunity will give the city of Port City Lucie a venue of...

2012-12-06 05:02:35

Keller Williams of Port St. Lucie and Harvest Food & Outreach Center team up to provide 500 Christmas meals to St Lucie County needy families this season. Meals to be distributed by Keller Williams volunteers on December 21 at the Harvest campus in Fort Pierce. Fort Pierce, Florida (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 This Christmas, Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie will be partnering with Harvest Food & Outreach Center of St. Lucie to provide food and hope to those struggling with...

2012-10-07 23:03:58

In conjunction with the upcoming Green Expo in Port St. Lucie, Florida, which will feature healthy foods and green products, Massage School San Diego has released a list of top 10 heart healthy foods. (PRWEB) October 06, 2012 On Oct. 16, the Jetson appliance store in Port St. Lucie, Florida, will host a Green Expo, featuring healthy foods and green products. In anticipation of this event, Massage School San Diego, promoter of healthy living, raw foods and massage schools in San Diego, has...

2008-08-20 12:00:29

Florida's Atlantic coast was being deluged by swirling rains from Tropical Storm Fay Wednesday leaving streets and roads under water. Up to 10 inches of rain had fallen across the parts of region by 7 a.m. Wednesday according to preliminary figures from the South Florida Water Management District, with other authorities saying more than a quarter of the roads in St. Lucie County were closed or impassable, the Palm Beach Post reported. "We've never seen it this bad before," said Ed...

2008-01-07 09:00:49

Florida Power & Light Company's St. Lucie nuclear power plant Unit 2 returned online January 4 following a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. Unit 2 was taken offline September 30 for its 17th refueling since it began commercial operation in 1983. During refueling outages, scheduled about every 18 months, FPL also performs preventive and scheduled maintenance work that cannot be done when the plant is operating. Work performed during the plant shutdown ranked among the...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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