BocaNewsNow.com Wants Your Black Friday Shopping Photos

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — If you’re out and about at midnight Thursday (technically Friday), BocaNewsNow.com would like to see your photos. The catch is you have to be shopping in Boca Raton or South Palm Beach County. You won’t be paid, but you’ll have the honor of being on the fastest growing news website […]

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Bad Economy Helps Palm Tran Set Ridership Record

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Economists will tell you that fewer people are driving and more people are taking public transportation thanks to fuel prices — and the latest numbers from PalmTran seem to suggest that’s true. The Palm Beach County Transportation Agency reports an all time record was set in October with a total […]

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Reader Makes New Claim Against Boca Raton Realtor John Rashotsky

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com first reported yesterday that Boca Raton Police are investigating the apparent theft of escrow money paid to Boca Realtor John Rashotsky of Mizner Grande Realty. Here was part of our original post: “A New Jersey doctor and his wife may have lost $67,500 in a possible scam involving escrow […]

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Two Teens Busted In Boca For Ripping Necklace From Student

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) –Boca Raton Police have charged 15 year old Travis Brown and 15 year old Tarelle Moore with sudden snatching for their alleged roles in physically ripping a necklace from the neck of a juvenile. It happened Tuesday afternoon when the victim got off his school bus in the area of 1500 […]

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New Home Needed For "Oreo" At Palm Beach County Animal Shelter

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Oreo, the cat, would like to spend Thanksgiving with a loving family. The one-and-a-half year old spayed female is a domestic short-air cat. Palm Beach County Animal Control says she “loves to be pampered” and would “prefer to be the only cat in the house.” Her adoption fee is […]

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Police Investigating Computer Hacking In Boca Raton, Large Wells Fargo Wire

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton Police are investigating two presumably unrelated computer crimes. The first happened at 2499 West Glades Road which is near the intersection of Glades and St. Andrew’s Blvd. Someone allegedly broke into — or hacked into — the victim’s email account and sent a mass email requesting that money […]

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Theft Is Skin Deep: Boca Raton Dermatology Worker Accused

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — No charges have been filed, but Boca Raton Police report that an ex-employee of the Sukal Skin Institute  at 2900 North Military Trail is accused of taking money that was not hers. According to the report, the worker received $1520 from a client and now $700 of that payment is […]

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Significant Flight Delays At Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale Airports

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The holiday season is starting off with delays, at least if you’re heading out of town by air, or awaiting someone who is flying in. The big board at Palm Beach International Airport reveals several significant delays that are now lasting well into the evening. At Fort Lauderdale, the story […]

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Man Charged With Identity Theft, Counterfeit License, Fraud In Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — 42-year-old Orlando Barzaga of Miami remains behind bars today after being charged by Boca Raton Police for a laundry list of identity theft and fraud charges. According to police, he was arrested for Identity Theft — Fraudulent Use of Personal Identification Information; Organized Scheme to Defraud; Grand Theft; Unlawful Possession […]

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Chops Lobster Bar Boca: One Hundred Percent Great Food For The One Percent

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BY MORTY EATOWITZ, Food Critic — Dinner at Chops Lobster Bar (101 Plaza Real South, Boca Raton) is so good, and such a pleasant experience, that you’d have to believe that even Occupy Wall Streeters would shave, shower, and join the one percent who consider it to be nice way […]

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Doctor May Have Lost $67-Thousand In Boca Raton Escrow Scam

UPDATE: March 20th, 2013. There has been an arrest. Read. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A New Jersey doctor and his wife may have lost $67,500 in a possible scam involving escrow accounts in Boca. According to police, the couple placed the money in an escrow account at the direction of their Realtor, Jon Rashotsky, as […]

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