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  • The Rebbe still greatly impacts the world

    Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, known commonly as simply "The Rebbe," is considered by many to be the most influential rabbi of the modern era. The Rebbe passed away on June 12, 1994. According to the Hebrew calendar, the date was Gimmel Tammuz 5754, or...
  • Israel Solidarity Gathering draws 1,000 people

    It was a sea of blue-and-white at B'nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton on the evening of July 16. That's when about a thousand people — of all Jewish denominations — came dressed in blue-and-white, waving blue-and-white Israeli flags, and...
  • New PB rail station looks like ones in Broward, Miami

    – All Aboard Florida's modernistic new train station is expected to help revitalize a ragged stretch of downtown between Clematis Street and City Place, officials said Monday as plans for the new stop were unveiled. Renderings show a 60,000-square-...
  • Wellington grandpa sentenced to 3 years for child solicitation

    Wellington grandpa sentenced to 3 years for child solicitation
    Before Fred Wade was sentenced Monday to three years in prison on felony child-sex charges, his wife of 35 years, Jane Wade, urged Palm Beach County Judge Barry Cohen for leniency. "I am heartbroken for all that has transpired," she wrote in a letter...
  • Teacher merit pay plan gets few takers

    Teacher merit pay plan gets few takers
    Many South Florida teachers are greeting the upcoming era of merit pay with suspicion and confusion. Districts must implement a teacher performance pay plan during the 2014-15 school year, under a 2011 law that also eliminated tenure for newer teachers....
  • Seminole students and coach lead Florida team to National Tournament of Academic Excellence championship

    Seminole students and coach lead Florida team to National Tournament of Academic Excellence championship
    A team that included two Seminole County students and was coached by a Seminole County teacher has won the National Tournament of Academic Excellence. The competition, which has origins in Florida, concluded Tuesday at Walt Disney World's Contemporary...
  • Teacher merit pay met with skepticism in Palm Beach County

    Many South Florida teachers are greeting the upcoming era of merit pay with suspicion and confusion. Districts must implement a teacher performance pay plan this year, under a 2011 law that also eliminated tenure for newer teachers. But Palm Beach...
  • May house prices increase across Palm Beach, Broward counties

    May house prices increase across Palm Beach, Broward counties
    South Florida home prices inched up in May – another round of modest gains that real estate analysts say will define the market at least for the next several months. Broward County’s median price for existing homes last month was $280,000, a...
  • School's out! Freebies and deals on summer fun for everyone

    School's out! Freebies and deals on summer fun for everyone
    Woo hoo! School's out! Friday is the first official day of summer for public school kids and it's time to find ways to save on fun in the South Florida sun. Here's a roundup of freebies and money-saving deals that will keep everyone cool and busy...
  • I-95 express lanes will have multiple access points

    I-95 express lanes will have multiple access points
    Q: When the Interstate 95 express lanes are open to Broward Boulevard in early 2015, will there be an access point at Sheridan Street? Will there be one toll for cars entering the express lanes at Broward Boulevard all the way to downtown Miami? And...
  • Law school grad takes on incumbent state rep.

    Law school grad takes on incumbent state rep.
    Joshua Izaak, who in May graduated law school at the University of Florida, plans to take the bar exam this February and start his career as a lawyer. If he has his way, though, whoever hires him will have to give him a few months leave in spring to go to...