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BREAKING: Palm Beach County Schools Are OPEN On Monday

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County Schools will be open on Monday. From the School District: Sunday Update: All Palm Beach County School District schools and facilities will be open as scheduled Monday, August 31. Any effects of once Tropical Storm Erika are minimal and no damage has been reported. Transportation and buses…

PROTEST? German Americans Outraged By Temple Beth El Boca Raton

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com first reported on the controversy created by Boca Raton’s Temple Beth El through its email blast promoting a service titled “So you bought a German car…the road to forgiveness.” We told you that area car dealerships may reconsider their sponsorship of Jewish Federation charities and Temple Beth El events. Now…

Thumbs Down: iPic Boca Raton Losing Its Shine

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — iPic Theater, located in Mizner Park, was revolutionary when it opened. A first class venue that offered first class dining service from recliner seats for movie watching — something Boca had not yet experienced. But times have changed, quickly. Shadowood Theater in West Boca recently underwent a massive overhaul and installed…

It’s Going To Rain, And Rain, And Rain In Boca

Eurythmics Here Comes The Rain Again

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Erika may be much ado about nothing, but you wouldn’t be wrong to hit the “repeat” button on your iPhone for the Eurythmics’ “Here Comes The Rain Again.” The National Weather Service is calling for rain — substantial at times — through Tuesday morning. Here’s the forecast: Tonight A chance of…

Kristin DeMauro: Lover, Dreamer, Alleged Drunk Driver

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Kristin DeMauro writes on her Twitter profile (@kristinjenny) that she’s a “lover, dreamer, believer.” Boca Raton Police believe that she was driving under the influence when she was cuffed and stuffed Friday morning. DeMauro, 42, of NE 7th Avenue in Boca, was arrested by Boca police and booked into the…

Karen Pflieger Charged With DUI In Boca

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Karen Pfleiger, 49, is facing a DUI charge in Boca Raton following her arrest early Friday morning. Pfleiger, of the 6000 block of NE 7th Avenue, was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail at 5:03am and released several hours later on her own recognizance. Pfleger was not prosecuted back in 2012 when…

ERIKA IS DEAD: Life Goes On

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It’s over. Erika is a storm no more. From the National Hurricane Center: “Erika has dissipated as a tropical cyclone. NHC will issue a Special Advisory shortly. Tropical storm watches/warnings being discontinued.” Funeral plans have not yet been announced. Police have one suspect: Wyn D. Sheer. —————- BocaNewsNow.com is the…

GRILLED: Meat Department Burns In Area Supermarket

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From PBC Fire Rescue) — At 5:30am crews responded to reports of a commercial building on fire at 23072 Sandalfoot Plaza Drive in Boca. Callers reported black smoke from the Western Beef store at this location. First arriving firefighters reported light smoke in the building and sprinkler activation in the meat department…

PALM BEACH SCHOOLS: Decision By Mid-Day Sunday For Storm Closure

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District says it will decide by mid-day Sunday whether or not to close schools for Tropical Storm Erika. From the school district: Officials from the School District of Palm Beach County continue to monitor Tropical Storm Erika, and will make a decision by midday Sunday…

City Of Boca Raton Prepares For Erika, Sharing Information

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com)(From City of Boca Raton) — The City of Boca Raton is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Erika and has several new communication methods in place to keep residents informed before, during and after a hurricane. Through the Code Red Program, residents can receive text alerts or phone calls during an emergency.  Evacuations, curfews…