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  • High-schoolers' excitement about voting is uplifting

    High-schoolers' excitement about voting is uplifting
    In a city that hibernates through local elections, Miriam Antonio told me she couldn't wait to vote next Tuesday. The Fairfax High junior turned 18 this month, so this would be her first chance to cast a ballot. Stop the presses, right? Between 75%...
  • New members join Batavia United Way board

    Five new members have joined the Batavia United Way board. Joining the organization are Lisa Hillquist, Cecelia Hoffman, Dawn Larson, Matt Novak and Patty Richardson. Hillquist and Hoffman are both kindergarten teachers with Batavia School District...
  • Elect Catherine Minnis to Miramar City Commission

    Elect Catherine Minnis to Miramar City Commission
    With Seat 4 commissioner Wayne Messam giving up his post to run for mayor, voters in the growing city of Miramar must choose from among three candidates to replace him. All three candidates bring varying credentials, but the Sun Sentinel Editorial Board...
  • Will County Senior Services about out of cash

    Senior Services Center of Will County, which provides a variety of services for senior citizens, now needs help itself. The non-profit agency that serves roughly 64,000 people is asking local towns and the county to pitch in to keep services going for...
  • Taxpayers shouldn't bail out bad landlords

    Taxpayers shouldn't bail out bad landlords
    Condominium associations in Florida are often lambasted for being too strict. Remember when the downtown Orlando tower known as the VUE had a problem with residents not cleaning up after their dogs? Management began doing DNA tests on dog droppings to...
  • Leaders sound alarm about human trafficking of girls in South Florida

    Leaders sound alarm about human trafficking of girls in South Florida
    Even in South Florida's seemingly idyllic suburban enclaves, girls are vulnerable to being drawn into a netherworld of prostitution and human trafficking, a range of political leaders and child advocates warned Monday. "It's out there. It's present in...
  • United Way's tax prep program kicks off 12th year

    It's tax season again, and for the 12th consecutive year, The United Way of Palm Beach County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program will offer free income tax preparation for Palm Beach County residents with a 2014 household income of $60,000 or less....
  • Giant water slide draws revelers to downtown West Palm Beach

    Giant water slide draws revelers to downtown West Palm Beach
    As far as one could see down Clematis Street, there was a giant blue tarp. And sprinting down it were thousands of people clad in bathing suits and T-shirts, clutching onto neon-colored tubes as buckets of water streamed downward. The spectacle was...
  • Around Town: Marriott hosts Newport Beach Jazz Party

    The 15th Newport Beach Jazz Party wraps up its four-day run this weekend with a packed lineup of jazz musicians playing evening concerts, poolside sessions, two brunches and a Valentine's Day dinner at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport...
  • People on the Move: Boca chamber announces winners of young entrepreneur elevator pitch contest

    People on the Move: Boca chamber announces winners of young entrepreneur elevator pitch contest
    Hirings, promotions and recognition at South Florida employers. Recognition Lisa Boccard, cancer advocate and community spokeswoman for The Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund with Broward Health Coral Springs was recognized by theAmerican Business Women'...
  • Centenary Stage Company receives grant, and other company news

    Centenary Stage Company receives grant, and other company news
    Centenary Stage Company receives grant The Centenary Stage Company, a nonprofit professional equity theatre in residence on the campus of Centenary College in Hackettstown, N.J., has recently received a grant of $5,000 from the Sandra S. Kupperman...