“Came to attack course of 60 degrees … have the steamer now lying at 0 degrees against the bright horizon at dusk ... Steamer zigzags to course 310 degrees … range now about 3000 meters … steamer has now turned and lies again bow left, therefore switched to a stern shot.”
Fifty years ago, Joe Idlette Jr., the son of a Georgia sharecropper, took a courageous and successful stand against school segregation in Indian River that once resulted in death threats from the Ku Klux Klan.
With the most oceanfront dining on the Treasure Coast, Cobalt Restaurant serves outside-the-box sizzling food and ice cold drinks inside or out — 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. — for visitors and Vero Beach locals alike.
The sky’s the limit for St. Lucie County students to pursue more than a dozen career opportunities, earn college credit, certifications, receive scholarships and make contacts to find work in their hometown after high school.
Intellectual stimulation, a chance for social interaction and learning for the sheer joy of it are all reasons for those in the over-50 crowd to become members of the Fielden Institute for Lifelong Learning at Indian River State College.
What do you get when you take one high school math teacher, add chairing the school’s math department, coaching cross-country in the fall and track and field in the spring, and doing research for a University of Florida fellowship?