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Waters Edge Elementary Principal Leaving To Head Calusa

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Waters Edge principal Diane Rivelli-Schreiber is leaving the top ranked elementary school in West Boca for the top spot at Calusa Elementary. Calusa, long considered one of the top schools in Palm Beach County, was surpassed by both Morkami Elementary and Waters Edge in a recent review of testing scores.…

Boynton’s Dessin Fils Dies In Bizarre Boca Wreck

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Dessin Fils, a 55 year old resident of Quentin Avenue in Boynton Beach, is dead after police say he crossed the center line of 441 and into an oncoming vehicle around 6am Tuesday. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office says Fils was driving his 2007 Toyota Highlander southbound on 441 just…

SOURCES: Saturnia Isles To Be Rezoned, No Longer Attend Waters Edge Elementary

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UPDATE 7:42p June 1: The Palm Beach County School District says this is “incorrect,” however we have learned the longtime agreement is in fact scheduled to conclude — even if it does not lead to immediate change.  Expect an update. Note: this article has been updated to distinguish between gifted and non-gifted elementary programs. BOCA…

HELLO DOLLY! So Nice To Have You Behind Bars

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BOYNTON BEACH, FL  (BocaNewsNow.com) — It’s unlikely that Dolly Cadena was welcomed into the Palm Beach County Jail with singers and dancers, but we’re hoping that at the very least they said, “Hello, Dolly” as the Boca Raton resident was locked up for DUI. Boynton Beach Police get credit for the arrest that went down…

New Yorker Busted In Boca, Michael Laura Jailed

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Michael Laura, a resident of New Paltz, New York, remains the Palm Beach County Jail Tuesday afternoon following his weekend arrest by Boca Raton Police. Laura is charged with resisting an officer with violence, possessing drug equipment and — shockingly — disorderly conduct. Bond for the resisting officer charge is…

Motorcyclist Gary Frank Killed In Delray

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Gary Frank, 49, of Valhalla Drive in Delray is dead following an accident earlier this week on Atlantic Avenue. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office says Frank was traveling westbound Monday in the outside lane of Atlantic Avenue, approaching Hagan Ranch Road, when the driver of a Volkswagen Tiguan began…

DUI Charge For Boca’s Brianna Zumbrum

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It’s a DUI charge for Boca Raton resident Brianna Zumbrum. The 22 year old resident of Vistawood Way was temporarily a resident of the Palm Beach County Jail where Boynton Beach Police locked her up for several hours.  Zumbrum zoomed out on her own recognizance. She is officially charged with…

Sexton Beached: Boca Man Charged With DUI

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Raymond Sexton, 50, of SW 9th Terrace in Boca is out of the Palm Beach County Jail following his arrest for DUI. Boca Raton Police incarcerated Sexton around 1 AM Tuesday. He was released on his own recognizance just before 9am.  No immediate word where the arrest occurred, or what…

SHOCKER: Someone Charged With Heroin Flees From Boca Cops

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Stop us if you’ve heard this before. A man ultimately charged with heroin possession fails to obey a police officer’s commander, allegedly batters an officer, resists an officer and is charged this possessing heroin with intent to sell. This edition of “drugs make stupid people do stupid things” stars Cameal…

FORGING FORWARD: Alexis Mitchell Arrested In Boca

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Coral Springs resident Alexis Candy Mitchell remains in the Palm Beach County Jail Tuesday following her arrest for two counts of forgery and grand theft greater than $10,000. Mitchell, of the 2800 block of NE 23rd Manor, is being held on $9,000 bond for the larceny and one of the…