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TAXING: PBC Schools May Seek Sales Tax Increase

Robert Avossa

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County Schools) —  Superintendent Robert Avossa, Ed.D., will begin exploring a partnership with Palm Beach County, municipalities and the Palm Beach County Cultural Council to seek a sales tax that will fund critical infrastructure improvements and support important cultural institutions throughout the county. Board members asked Dr. Avossa…

Research Park at FAU Names New Board Of Directors

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Research Park) — The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University announces its 2016 new board of directors. Dr. Robert D. Parks was named chairman; Michael I. Daszkal, CPA, was named vice chairman; and Dr. Daniel C. Flynn was named treasurer. The new board members’ terms were installed on Jan. 20, 2016.…

Boca's Mariza Malaczewski Charged With DUI

Mariza Malaczewski

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Mariza Malaczewski, 59, is free on her own recognizance following her arrest for DUI and resisting an officer. The Cloud Lake Drive resident was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail late Tuesday night. She was released around 4am Wednesday morning. In addition to the DUI charge, Malaczewski — according to court…

Ordering MTailor Custom Shirts? Think Twice, Then Again

MTailor

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — If you are considering an order from MTailor.com, the somewhat new online “custom shirt” maker that claims to be more accurate than whatever traveling tailor happens to be at the Renaissance Hotel for three days only, consider this: the guy at the Renaissance tends to be accurate. The shirts I just…

Boca Man Charged With Exposure Of Sexual Organs

Emilio Coppola

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Emilio Coppola is in the Palm Beach County Jail Tuesday evening following his early morning arrest for indecent exposure. Coppola, according to the PBSO charge, is accused of “indecent exposure — exposure of sexual organs” and resisting an officer without violence. The resisting charge is carrying a $3,000 bond. No…

Dead Body Found Near Atlantic and Lyons

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: PBSO) — Workers doing some work in the area of Atlantic Ave & Lyons Road, Delray Beach, discovered at black pick-up truck with a foul odor in what appeared to be a wooded swampy area. The workers immediately called 911. Deputies responded and discovered there was a badly decomposed body inside…

Marcus Felder Is Allegedly Bad, Bad, Bad, Bad, Bad

Marcus Felder

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Lauderhill’s very own Marcus Felder is in the Palm Beach County Jail after Boca police busted him for bad, bad things. Felder is charged with fleeing police, burglary, larceny, resisting an officer with violence, and possessing burglary tools with intent to use. Felder, of NW 18th Street in Lauderhill, is…

Bustos Busted: Cops Say Driving Drunk

Janesa Bustos

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Breath samples of .233 and .235 — all nearly three times the legal limit — landed 34 year old Janesa Bustos in jail for DUI. Boca Raton Police arrested Bustos in the 700 block of SW 15th Avenue. She was locked up around 3:30 this morning and late released on…

BAD WEATHER: Accidents, Traffic, Flying Trucks

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — We are receiving all sorts of reports of all sorts of accidents throughout South Palm Beach County and Northern Broward County. The latest report: a truck on Florida’s Turnpike — in the northbound lane near Sample Road — was picked up by the wind and pushed into the southbound lane. Rescuers are on the…