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Jewish Federation Announces Cuba Trip

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory) — Men who care about premium time together and extraordinary travel as well as helping our Jewish family are invited to join friends and colleagues in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit Cuba. Embarking on January 29, 2015 and returning on February 1, the Men’s Only Mission to Cuba is…

Philly Mobster Merlino Opens Boca Restaurant, May Be Prison Bound

Despite a judge's order that Joey Merlino must report to federal prison in January, his "Merlino's" restaurant  in Boca is getting rave reviews. And national attention.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Noted and former Philadelphia mobster Joey Merlino is the focus of a Sunday article in the Philadelphia Inquirer — highlighting his ultra-hot “Merlino’s” restaurant on SE 1st Avenue, his delectable veal parm, and the fact that he’s been ordered to federal prison on January 1st. We don’t traditionally link to…

TWO KILLED IN DELRAY CRASH ON JOG ROAD

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A driver and passenger were killed early this morning when the driver apparently lost control of a 2010 Jeep and crashed into the side of Jog Road, just north of Atlantic Avenue. No names have yet been released. The accident happened on Jog Road in Delray Beach, in the area…

Philadelphia Legend Dies In Delray Beach

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Philadelphia area natives living in South Florida will know the name “Marv Pollow.” Through catchy jingles and ever present radio advertising campaigns, Marv Pollow claimed to be “the world smallest Chevrolet dealer.” Marvin Pollow, 92, died Monday of a stroke in Delray Beach, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Neither Pollow,…

Firearms Theft Tied To West Boca Juveniles

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office tonight says two West Boca residents and an alleged thug by the name of Kenney Desilien (shown) are in custody following the theft of nearly 20 weapons in Palm City. From PBSO: Detectives from Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office and Broward County Sheriff’s Office…

Man Charged With Imprisoning Girlfriend In Boca Hotel

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Drew Bradley, 19, was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail after he allegedly had a significant altercation with his girlfriend. Boca Raton police say that Bradley battered his girlfriend, prevented her from both leaving their hotel room and calling 911 for help during the argument. He is charged with…

BSO Sheriff Isreal Questions PBSO Bradshaw’s Blotter Removal

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Broward Sheriff Scott Israel says he would not remove his county’s booking blotter from public view to settle a score with the media. Speaking with BocaNewsNow.com founder and former network news correspondent Andrew Colton — hosting NewsRadio 610 WIOD’s “First News” Wednesday morning — Israel said that he would handle…

Boca Doctor Charged With Robbery, Battery

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Dwight D. Collman, an emergency room doctor who now trains other ER docs through his “Collman Institute” in Boca Raton is behind bars Tuesday night. Collman is charged with Robbery By Sudden Snatching, Battery On An Officer or EMT, and Property Damage/Criminal Mischief. Collman, 58, was taken into custody by…