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Would you like to go back in time for a few hours?

ROCKLEDGE COUNTRY CLUB IS TURNING 100 IN 2018 ROCKLEDGE COUNTRY CLUB is celebrating 100 years in 2018.  The story begins in 1918 when the Rockledge club, now Rockledge Country Club, hosted a tournament for W.W. Brown Cup Trophy.  Now 100 years later they are kicking off a year long celebration with a Speakeasy Party.  Go […]

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LET IT SNOW

LET IT SNOW SNOW SNOW DID YOU KNOW On January 19,1977 it snowed in South Florida?  It was the first time on record that snow had fallen in the South east Florida from West Palm Beach to Broward County and South across Miami, Dade. Can you believe it? Snow in Miami.  Of course it did […]

WHY YOU SHOULD NOT PLUG SPACE HEATERS INTO POWER STRIPS!!!!!

TIS THE SEASON  TO KEEP WARM DID YOU KNOW DECEMBER, JANUARY, AND FEBRUARY ARE THE BIGGEST MONTHS FOR HEATER FIRES? Space heaters are 80% responsible for accidental fire deaths. DID YOU KNOW Do not plug space heaters into power strips.  Units are not designed to handle the high current flow needed for a space heater […]

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BRINGING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH GOOD LUCK

BRINGING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH GOOD LUCK Some people get all dolled up and head out into the dark night as they wait for the stroke of midnight to welcome in the New year.  Then there are those like myself who can’t seem to stay up that late and prefer to pass out watching […]

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ARE YOU MORE EXCITED ABOUT THANKSGIVING OR THE BLACK FRIDAY DEALS?

THE COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN ARE YOU READY? Every year it seems that time is not on anyone’s side.  With only  2 weeks left until Tom Turkey graciously comes to visit America’s dining room table the thoughts running through the head can be pleasant or overwhelming. For example, if you have a family and enjoy this time […]

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What happened on October 30, 1938 that would launch Orson Welles career at the age of 23?

1938 Welles scares nation Orson Welles causes a nationwide panic with his broadcast of “War of the Worlds”—a realistic radio dramatization of a Martian invasion of Earth. Orson Welles was only 23 years old when his Mercury Theater company decided to update H.G. Wells’ 19th-century science fiction novel War of the Worlds for national radio. Despite his […]

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WHAT TIME DOES TRICK OR TREAT START AND BEGIN?

WHAT TIME DOES TRICK OR TREAT START AND BEGIN? DID YOU KNOW Americans really started to get into Halloween trick or treating around the 1930’s, but it wasn’t until the 1950’s that wrapped candy was passed out.  Before handy dandy store bought candy there were popcorn balls, candied apples, cookies, cakes, oranges, nuts, and even […]

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JOKES FOR THE TRICK OR TREATERS

JOKES FOR THE TRICK OR TR-EATERS WHO STILL GIVES OUT CANDY AND DO YOU ENJOY IT?   Every year kids take to the streets in hopes of not only scaring a few people, but most importantly collecting as much candy as he or she can carry.  As for the candy passer out er well answering the […]

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Not the Beavers

Roseanne debuts On this day in 1988, Roseanne, a television sitcom about a blue-collar American family starring the comedienne Roseanne Barr, premieres on ABC. The show was considered groundbreaking for its realistic portrayal of a working-class family and the issues they faced. Barr’s portrayal of the loud, abrasive, overweight Roseanne Conner was a sharp contrast to the […]

TO OLD FOR “TRICK OR TREATING” OR NOT? NEVER NEVER NEVER

AT WHAT AGE ARE YOU TO OLD TO GO “TRICK OR TREATING”? DID YOU KNOW some places have an age restriction(like 12) on Trick or Treating?  Yes and there is even a fine of $100.00 or jail time.  Normally this law is not enforced and officials say that there isn’t anyone on the books who […]