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Keyed Up For Summer: FAU Offers Scholarships For Piano Camp

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Great stuff if you’re looking for a fun, educational activity for your kids over the summer. Check out what FAU just sent our way: Florida Atlantic University has announced the schedule for the Teaching Outstanding Performers (TOPS) summer piano and creative writing camps for students in grades kindergarten through 12th…

Two Charged With Fraud In Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — In what seems to be a case that’s a little more serious than just underage drinking with a fake ID, Boca Raton police charged 20 year old Ryan Branning for possession of a counterfeit California driver’s license and possession of alcohol by someone under the age of 21. Police also…

Thank you Boca Raton! More than 100,000 Page Views of BocaNewsNow.com.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Thank you, Boca! We’ve only been online for a few short months but you’ve pushed us past a milestone that we never thought we’d hit when we launched this as an experiment. More than 100,000 page views in just a few short months. BocaNewsNow.com launched as an experiment in hyper-local…

Boca Raton Limousine Company Duped By Customer

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — We’ve learned from Boca Raton Police that A1A Airport and Limousine service drove a man identifying himself as Ernesto Rodriquez four times in the past few weeks. He paid with a credit card. But A1A has just learned that Mr. Rodriquez — if that’s really his name — isn’t authorized…

FAU Plans Special Day For Those Considering Health Careers

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Atlantic University — as it continues its quest to dominate all medical news in South Florida — is preparing for “Pre-Health Professionals Day” on March 19th. The program will expose those who hope to work in medical fields just what is available at FAU. Here are the details: Florida…

African American Film Festival Set For Kravis Center

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Kravis Center is preparing for its annual African-American Film Festival. It is set for three Thursday evenings — March 22, March 29th, and April 5th. For ticket and event information, read on…   The theme for the 2012 African-American Film Festival is Winning Against All Odds.  March 22:  Race to Freedom:…

Boca Raton Police Arrest Man Sitting In Carport

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com ) — Boca Raton Police say they arrested 24 year old Daniel Rashee Ali after they found him sitting in the carpoprt of of the home of Elise Gorman. He apparently lied to police about his name and date of birth, then resisted arrested — without violence. Ali told police that…

NIH Grants Nearly Half Million Dollars To FAU Professor

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Impressive story from Florida Atlantic University, where Dr. Xupei Huang M.D., Ph.D, should be celebrating, but is likely too busy creating medical breakthroughs to enjoy a well earned glass of champagne. The National Institutes of Health — the NIH — is awarding Huang a $435,000 grant to assist him in…

Traffic Alert: Hillsboro Bridge Stuck, Seek Alternate Route

DEERFIELD BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Quick traffic update to report if you are heading into Deerfield Beach today. The Hillsboro Bridge, which spans the intracoastal on Hillsboro Blvd. is apparently stuck in the up position. Barring a jet ski, you either need to head South to East Atlantic Blvd., or North to East Camino Real…