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FPL Upgrading Power In Boca

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory) — Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) continues its major program to upgrade the electric system in the Boca Raton area, benefiting local homes and businesses. The company started much of the planned work, such as strengthening and upgrading major power lines and installing cutting-edge technology, as part of its…

Spanish River Track Coach Rick Rothman To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — More than three decades worth of students from Spanish River Community High School are set to honor long time track coach Rick Rothman. Rothman retired last year after 31 years coaching. A major party is planned for November 7th. Details: When: Award will be presented during Spanish River home football game half-time celebration…

Boca Regional Is Tops Again For Patient Safety

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton Regional Hospital is tops when it comes to safety, at least according to its latest “A” grade from an independent healthcare safety group. From Boca Regional: Boca Raton Regional Hospital is the recipient of an “A” grade in the latest Hospital Safety Score® ratings, administered by The Leapfrog…

Boynton Teacher Still Missing, “Found” Rumor Unfounded

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) —  Boynton Beach Police say the search for missing Citrus Cove Elementary School teacher Steven Stark is ongoing, and rumors that he was found at a friend’s house are untrue. From Boynton Beach Police: Boynton Beach Police are still looking into the disappearance of Steven Stark. At this time, detectives have…

Boca Raton Realtor Stephanie Fleishman Back In Jail

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton Realtor Stephanie Fleishman apparently blew her chance to make a DUI arrest go away. The 40 year old Fleishman, whose DUI arrest we first reported back in 2013, was sentenced to probation, alcohol education and community service. But something happened in late September or early October that led to a judge…

Major Milestone! First White Coat Ceremony At FAU School Of Nursing

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory) — Nearly 100 freshmen Florida Atlantic University nursing students recently took part in the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing’s first-ever white coat ceremony at the Boca Raton campus. FAU was one of only four universities in Florida, and 100 nationwide, to receive funding for this ceremony through a joint…

Boca Raton’s Thomas Daly Charged With DUI

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Six hours or so in jail today for Boca Raton resident Thomas Patrick Daly. Daly was charged with DUI and taken into custody in the early morning hours. He was released on his own recognizance around 11am. Daly has no record of note in Palm Beach County. His preliminary hearing is…

Boca Apartment Fire Under Investigation

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory) — At 4:11pm today, October 27, 2014, Boca Raton Fire Rescue responded to an apartment fire located at 460 NW 20th Street, Boca Raton. When firefighters arrived they found fire and heavy black smoke pouring out of a third floor apartment. A babysitter and a young girl made it…

WANTED: JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE WITH FRONT END DAMAGE

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The hit and run driver who killed Road Ranger Arnold Metellus Saturday night was likely driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited Edition — model year 2005-2011. FHP investigators recovered the right mirror from the accident scene. Metellus, 59, was helping a stranded motorist in the northbound lanes of I-95 —…