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  • Boca's beach: Furniture set to move in

    Boca's beach: Furniture set to move in
    — Forget packing for the beach — it's likely Boca's beachgoers will soon find chairs, umbrellas and snacks surfside. The City Council is expected to clear the way for a beach concessionaire, Oceanside Beach Service, to bring it on shortly. A...
  • Sept. 27 Letters: Climate change, Medicaid

    Disappointed You Sept. 25 editoria, " Our home, our problem," was disheartening. While I agree we do need to deal with the problem directly, locally and responsibly, I disagree that the actions of hundreds of thousands gathering to make a statement to...
  • Jewish early childhood educators gather for conference

    Nancy Goldstein is in her 18th year as director of the Ruth and Edward Taubman Early Childhood Center at B'nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton. As a seasoned early childhood administrator, Goldstein felt the 2014 South Palm Beach County Jewish Early...
  • My parents criticize my parenting skills

    Q: Recently my parents moved in with us, so now we are a multi-generational home. Both of my parents comment on and sometimes criticize how I parent my children. How can I get them to stop, and to recognize that I was a good parent before they moved in...
  • 'Yes, it was a bear' on Palm Beach County road

    'Yes, it was a bear' on Palm Beach County road
    Driving along Indiantown Road in western Palm Beach County last January, Nicole Verticchio saw an astonishing sight: A large black bear ambling east along the side of the road. "I'm from Pennsylvania and I didn't even know we had bears in Florida," she...
  • Tuesday: Is it time for Rick Scott to acknowledge the danger of climate change?

    Tuesday: Is it time for Rick Scott to acknowledge the danger of climate change?
          Gov. Rick Scott isn’t big on climate change. He says he’s no scientist.   That’s interesting, because countless scientists say climate change is a big problem, with South Florida being ground zero for rising sea level. I...
  • Amendment 1 threatens private ownership of property

    Enough is enough. Federal, state and local government already own 27 percent of all the land in Florida. Amendment 1 says that any land the state declares necessary to protect water and conservation resources should be owned by the state. How much land is...
  • Howard autism group launches online resource center

    Howard autism group launches online resource center
    Maryland State Department of Education statistics indicate Howard County schools have the highest percentage of students diagnosed with autism of any system in the state — a fact many local advocates say is a testament to the area's resources and...
  • Baltimore is already feeling the effects of climate change [Letter]

    More than 300,000 people marched this past weekend to demand action on climate change, and Maryland was well-represented ("Marylanders join climate march in N.Y.C.," Sept. 22). It was not your typical rally. I marched alongside grandparents who wore...
  • Chan Lowe: Gov. Scott goes green

    Chan Lowe: Gov. Scott goes green
    Florida voters will continue to have mediocre leaders until they demand something better, and regardless of who wins the governorship in November — be it Rick Scott or Charlie Crist — it looks like they’ll get exactly what they deserve....
  • Latinos join EPA in taking a stand against bad air days

    Summer heat hasn't begun to wane, and neither have those familiar "bad air day" warnings. They are all too common in cities like Los Angeles, Houston, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C., where high temperatures cause ozone to reach unhealthy levels....