| Sep 21, 2014
| 2:31 PM
In a four-way race to replace the retiring Mel Grossman as a Broward Circuit Court judge, Rhoda Sokoloff came out on top on Aug. 26, capturing 1,715 more votes than her nearest competitor, Dennis Bailey.
But neither candidate came anywhere near the 50...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Voters will have to wade through a crowded field of candidates to fill two commission seats on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Incumbents Scott Newton and Ted Galatis are seeking re-election, while former Commissioner Justin Flippen wants to return to the board....
| Sep 24, 2014
| 11:54 AM
A Florida Atlantic University student faces a sexual battery charge after another student said he groped her and tried to force her to have sex in his dorm room, according to an FAU Police arrest report.
The incident happened Monday when the woman, 20,...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 6:10 AM
— Presented with a braided and burnished golden-brown staple of Jewish celebration, Kate Friedman got out of bed at Regents Park of Boca Raton, a nursing home.
"You brought me challah," she said, cradling the plastic-wrapped loaf as her eyes...
| Sep 17, 2014
It's a Friday night, and two fight choreographers are teaching cast members how to fall.
The characters John Proctor pushes Abigail Williams in this scene, and student actors are learning how to collapse properly, all in a day's work for the cast of "The...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The message is that kids aging out of the foster care system can go to college, get a good job and have a happy life.
The vehicle for the message is the statewide #itCANbedone social media campaign launched by the Florida Department of Children &...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 1:07 PM
On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the medical schools of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton and the world-renowned Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel announced a historic, new partnership.
The announcement took place in Zinman...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Florida Atlantic University is looking to step into the big leagues of Big Data.
The National Science Foundation awarded FAU $600,000 to create a Big Data Training and Research Lab on its Boca Raton campus. The new lab will allow FAU to do work it needs...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Against a black backdrop with a large screen, a man in a headset microphone extolled the virtues of the organization he oversaw. He paused occasionally as videos played on the screen, highlighting the parts of his speech that were to come –...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Bill Gove Golden Gavel Toastmasters Club, meets every Friday, noon-1 p.m., Duffy's Sports Grill, 4746 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach, corner of Hypoluxo Road and Congress Ave. Learn to become a better public speaker and communicator. Visit...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Any death of a child is an impossible tragedy. Communities diminished by unrealized potential ponder what might have been. Families bequeathed untimely grief grapple with unanswerable questions.
Never more so than when a child dies under the...