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TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FOR SOUTH FLORIDA

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A Tropical Storm watch has been issued for South Florida, including Palm Beach County. What is now Tropical Depression 19 may strengthen as it moves over the South Florida peninsula Friday night and much of the day Saturday. The latest update from the National Hurricane Center follows. Note there are […]

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PINE CREST SCHOOL ACKNOWLEDGES COVID-19 POSITIVE TEST

FORT LAUDERDALE LOWER SCHOOL AFFECTED. SCHOOL FORTHCOMING, PROACTIVE WITH DETAILS, GUIDANCE, PLANS. FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Setting the standard for how private and public schools in the region should react to positive COVID-19 tests involving students and faculty, Pine Crest School has released the following statement to BocaNewsNow.com following reports of a positive COVID-19 […]

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THE TROPICS HAVE GONE MAD! Hurricane Center Watching Six Systems

EXPECT WET WEEKEND IN SOUTH FLORIDA BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — No need to panic, but the National Hurricane Center is watching six systems in the Atlantic and Gulf. It is the actual peak of hurricane season, and it sure seems that tropics wanted to celebrate the occasion with great fanfare. None of the systems […]

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COVID FLORIDA FRIDAY: BIG INFECTION INCREASE

NEARLY 4,000 NEW CASES LOGGED IN FLORIDA. DEATH COUNT PASSES 12,500 BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida infections are heading the wrong the way, as you can see in the official graphic — above — released by the DOH. The Florida Department of Health reports 3,731 new COVID-19 cases logged Thursday through 11:59 p.m. Florida […]

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PALM BEACH COUNTY: Bars Remain Closed Despite State Order

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Bars in Palm Beach County must remain closed, despite a just-issued order from the State of Florida suggesting that bars may now reopen. This advisory was just transmitted from Palm Beach County: Palm Beach County bars remain closed pursuant to Palm Beach Emergency Order 2020-024 and prior orders.  The Florida Department of […]

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JAIL: Sarasota Man Lied About Identity, Arrested In Boca Raton

COPS: Man Claimed To Be His Brother BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Sarasota resident Christopher Krase was jailed briefly Thursday after Boca Raton Police say he lied about his identity while committing two motor vehicle violations. According to records provided by the Palm Beach County jail, Krase is charged with operating a motor vehicle without […]

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HURRICANE CENTER: Wet Weekend For South Florida, Watching Five Systems

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The tropics continue to be active as meteorologists at the National Hurricane Center monitor five systems. One, a tropical disturbance, is expected to move over South Florida this weekend, bringing heavy rains. A tropical wave just off the coast of Africa has a 90 percent chance of forming into a […]

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POLO CLUB BOCA RATON: NO MASKS ON KITCHEN STAFF

COUNTRY CLUB KITCHEN STAFF SEEN NOT WEARING FACIAL COVERINGS. UPDATE 10:41 AM Friday, September 11, 2020: Despite our messages left at Polo Club, we have yet to receive an official response. We have received a piecemeal response from residents who claim these photos are old, inaccurate or fake. We have reviewed date stamps on the […]

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COVID FLORIDA: ANOTHER 211 DIE, MORE THAN 2500 INFECTED

COVID’S NOT OVER. DEATHS, INFECTIONS CONTINUE IN FLORIDA. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The death count continues to rise in Florida from COVID-19. The Florida Department of Health reports 211 new COVID-19 deaths logged Wednesday through 11:59 p.m. statewide. At least 2,585 new COVID-19 cases were also added on Wednesday. The positivity rate, based on […]

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THE NOSE KNOWS: No Nose Coverings At Boca Raton Costco

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — With thanks to the BocaNewsNow.com reader who sent this in after a trip to a Boca Raton area Costco, there continues to be a subsection of the general public that believes wearing a mask over just your mouth is fine. It’s not. Let’s discuss. Wearing a facial covering over your […]

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IT’S ALIVE! Tropics Very Active, Gulf, Florida, East Coast Should Watch

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The tropics are rockin’ and rollin’. The latest update from the National Hurricane Center shows a significant amount of activity. While there is nothing to be overly concerned about at this point, note the yellow X’s off the east coast, near Florida and in the Gulf of Mexico. While none […]

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SCHOOL SPORTS: Palm Beach County School Board Wowed By Plan

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County School District Athletic Manager Valerie Miyares and her team may find themselves running the entire school district if reaction to the “reopening school sports” presentation is any indication. While Palm Beach County School Superintendent Dr. Donald Fennoy and his team falter on creating a workable academic plan, […]

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COVID SCHOOLS: What Has Your Palm Beach County School Principal Told You?

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — There is a massive planning problem in the Palm Beach County School District. While School Board members Wednesday night embraced an incredibly detailed plan for restarting school sports, created by the district’s Athletic Manager Valerie Miyares and her team, there continues to be an unprecedented void of information being shared […]

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FLORIDA: Surprise Tropical System May Cause Wet Weekend

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A pop-up tropical system may make for a wet weekend across parts of South Florida. The yellow X above, just off the Bahamas, is expected to move west into the Gulf of Mexico. The good news: the chance of this system forming into anything of significance is low. Meantime. Paulette […]

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PALM BEACH COUNTY TELLS TEACHERS TO EAT LUNCH IN PERSONAL VEHICLES

ALSO: INFECTED TEACHERS MUST PROVE COVID-19 WAS CONTRACTED AT SCHOOL FOR WORKER’S COMP. HAS DISTRICT DECLARED WAR ON TEACHERS, STAFF? BY: ANDREW COLTON | EDITOR AND PUBLISHER BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District appears to be declaring war on its teachers and staffers, crafting ominous, oppressive language in a “rules” […]

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