| Jan 14, 2015
The final report is in, reviewing the benefits and issues of natural grass vs. artificial turf on the sports fields at Patch Reef Park.
It's posted on the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District website at mybocaparks.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=news....
| Feb 3, 2015
| 8:42 AM
Ron Gallatin held his OPAL Award above his head, a show of enthusiasm that captured the mood of the 17th annual event honoring community leaders.
Marilyn Simon Weinberg and husband Jay Weinberg received the philanthropic leadership award. The medicine...
| Feb 4, 2015
Out of the blue, 8-year old Armaan Ali, a second-grader at Greenacres Elementary School, was diagnosed with acute liver failure and put on the high priority list for a transplant.
Always a healthy child, the A student who loved to play soccer came...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:56 AM
Before she got pregnant, Dana Zimmerman wanted to know: Was she a carrier of Tay-Sachs disease?
Zimmerman, an admissions coordinator at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, knew her father was a carrier for the genetic disorder, and her mother...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Florida Atlantic University's popular K-12 laboratory schools could be in for a $41.5 million makeover.
The university is asking the state for money to rebuild the A.D. Henderson University School, which serves students in kindergarten through eighth...
| Dec 17, 2014
"If you want to have a violin and string concert, there's nothing better than Bach and Vivaldi," said well-known violinist Mei Mei Luo.
Luo will play Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" and Bach's Concerto for Two Violins, and for the first time under the baton of...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:15 AM
A huge outpouring of money into political campaigns has led to a lot of mudslinging in recent years, but it's also led to a lot of new jobs.
Florida Atlantic University plans to take advantage of the fast-growing field of political consulting by offering...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 8:33 AM
When his longtime mentor and celebrated children's author Edward Gorey died in 2000, Kevin McDermott grieved for one week. Then he grabbed a camera and visited the Elephant House, Gorey's home in Cape Cod, a rundown place covered in a thicket of tree...
| Dec 31, 2014
With its band, cheerleaders, dancers and twirlers, Marshall University put on quite the show at the Mizner Park Amphitheater pep rally the evening before the inaugural ESPN Boca Raton Bowl.
But it wasn't just the hoards of visitors who came in for the...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:30 PM
SBA Communications Corp. chief executive Jeffrey A. Stoops has been named Florida Atlantic University's Business Leader of the Year.
Stoops, who heads a wireless tower company in Boca Raton, will be celebrated at an awards breakfast at 8 a.m. Feb. 20 at...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:36 PM
NEXT GENERATIONS — the South Florida nonprofit comprised of children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors and concerned others — has a full slate of Jewish-interest programming available made possible by continued memberships in the...