Best of the Blogs: Short History

By Jon Bleyer - September 8, 2017

Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 9-8-17
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida's popular free Daily Clips service.

Hurricane Irma Leads to Solar Questions
By Alissa Jean Schafer
CleanEnergy Footprints
Living in south Florida, hurricanes and tropical storms are a frequent topic of conversation every year, and this week, with Harvey’s devastation fresh in our memories and Hurricane Irma swirling in the not too distant future, Floridians are rightfully worried.

A Short History Of Labor Day And The Freedom To Join Together
By Ted Parsons
Fight For Florida
135 years ago, Wendel’s Elm Park was the largest park in New York City, and the scene of the of the first Labor Day on Tuesday, September 5, 1882.

Remembering Florida’s Strongest Ever Hurricane
By Kartik Krishnaiyer
The Florida Squeeze
The National Hurricane Center last year reclassified the 1935 Keys Labor Day Storm, one of the greatest tragedies in Florida’s History as the strongest storm to ever hit the US mainland.