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Palm Beach starts “Bad Guys / Bad Guns Program”

Palm Beach starts “Bad Guys / Bad Guns Program”

Palm Beach County (March 29, 2013) – Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, the Chiefs of Police in Palm Beach County, and Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County, Inc. have partnered together to implement the Bad Guys/Bad Guns Program, which provides a reward for every confidential tip made to Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County, Inc. that leads to an arrest, and the recovery of a gun in Palm Beach County. Not a gun buy-back program (which we view as largely ineffective in removing […]

by · March 29, 2013 · Crime, Featured, News, Palm Beach County
“Jekyll & Hyde” at the Kravis Center

“Jekyll & Hyde” at the Kravis Center

By Bill Hirschman, FloridaTheaterOnStage.com (March 29,2013) – Let’s get it out of the way: Shaggy Constantine Maroulis is far better than you expect in the title role of this Broadway-bound revival of Jekyll & Hyde ending its national tour at the Kravis Center – although that might not be saying much. He’s totally miscast and is unlikely to get another Tony acting nomination as he did inexplicably for Rock of Ages. But he’s giving it his earnest all in the vocal division and he […]

FWC Lt. Pride is named Beacon of Light Marine Advocate of Year

FWC Lt. Pride is named Beacon of Light Marine Advocate of Year

Palm Beach County (March 28, 2013) – The Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County Inc. recognized Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Lt. Atwell B. Pride Jr. as the Beacon of Light  Marine Advocate of the Year. The marine association recognized Pride for his years of exemplary law enforcement service monitoring Florida’s waters and keeping boaters safe. “Lt. Pride has been providing outstanding service ever since he started his law enforcement career many years ago,” said FWC Maj. Jeff […]

by · March 28, 2013 · Animals, Featured, Palm Beach County
Phony Boca dentist arrested by Palm Beach Deputies

Phony Boca dentist arrested by Palm Beach Deputies

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (March 28, 2013)  — Boca Raton Dentist Richard I. Lipman was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail after undercover investigators determined that he was practicing as a dentist, despite an order from the State of Florida to stop. Lipman, of Orchid Bay Drive, was arrested Thursday evening and released from jail early Friday on bond. According to his arrest affidavit, which you can read in its entirety byclicking here: On March 26, 2103, at approximately […]

by · March 28, 2013 · Crime, Featured, Palm Beach County, Police
Delray Medical Center Receives AHA Gold Achievement Award

Delray Medical Center Receives AHA Gold Achievement Award

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – March 24, 2013 — Delray Medical Center achieves the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure and Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Awards from the American Heart Association for its excellence in the treatment of patients with heart failure and stroke.  Get With The Guidelines is a quality improvement initiative that provides hospital staff with tools that follow proven evidence-based guidelines and procedures in caring for heart failure patients to improve outcomes, prevent future hospitalizations and prolong life. […]

by · March 24, 2013 · Lifestyle, News, Palm Beach County
FAA: Sequester forces closure of Boca Raton Airport tower

FAA: Sequester forces closure of Boca Raton Airport tower

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) March 23,2013  — The FAA confirms that the control tower at Boca Raton Airport (BCT) will close as a result of the “sequester.” The control tower — which is contracted to a private company but operates under FAA guidelines — is among 149 towers to close April 7th. The Boca Raton airport is among the busiest small general aviation airports in the country, and its closure for many rekindles memories of the 2000 crash over Boca […]

by · March 23, 2013 · Featured, News, Palm Beach County
Palm Beach Countywide road work through March 29

Palm Beach Countywide road work through March 29

Palm Beach County – Palm Beach County traffic will be affected this week by ongoing construction projects and maintenance work, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) officials report. Weather permitting;closures will be in effect on I-95 and in other areas throughout Palm Beach County for construction activities.   For around-the-clock, real-time, I-95 traffic information, call 511. To view real-time video of I-95 in Palm Beach County, visit the Florida Department of Transportation’s Palm Beach SMART SunGuide Transportation Management Center (TMC) website at www.smartsunguide.com. FDOT […]

by · March 22, 2013 · Live Traffic, Palm Beach County
Munchkin Fun: Your Source For Kid Events In Boca

Munchkin Fun: Your Source For Kid Events In Boca

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com is thrilled to announce a relationship with Munchkin Fun, the number one source for kid events throughout Boca Raton and South Palm Beach County. Each week, we will provide a sampling from Munhkinfun.com of great things for families and kids to do. You can always visit their site directly at Munchkinfun.com. Want to receive a regular email with upcoming events? Just click here. As parents of young kids know, when it rains, it pours with […]