A battered migrant boat washed ashore at Yamato Rock — the outcropping located at the south end of Highland Beach — on Oct. 12. The vessel was man-made of lumber, roofing tin and foam. A portion of the boat burned and was found nearby.
By Janis Fontaine
For kids who are regularly out on the water, it’s important to learn how to be safe on a boat.
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary offers classes to youths as young
Quilters surprise veterans with mementos to cherish
By Ron Hayes
What do you say to a mil
A Pioneer Son at Sea,
by Gilbert L. Voss,
University Press of Florida (www.upf.com), 200 pp, $19.95.
By Willie Howard
Gilbert Voss was a Renaissance man of the South Florida fishing variety.
Born in Hypoluxo to pioneer parents, Voss fished commer
INSET BELOW: The former owners, Martha and Leon Robbins.
By Mary Thurwachter
During World War II, hotels along the coast were called
By Dan Moffett
Federal officials say that human smugglers are bringing Haitian and Cuban migrants to South Florida in increasing numbers, continuing a five-year trend that shows no sign of slowing.
The coastal communities have witnessed this u
John Gatti, commanding officer of the Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet,
says simple steps can help boaters avoid many of the problems that require Coast Guard intervention.
The station in Riviera Beach will hold an open house May 17 as part of N
By Emily J. Minor
On a hot summer morning, the temperatures already topping the 80-degree mark at a little after 9 o’clock, key members of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 54 have reported for duty.
They’ve checked the boat from b
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