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KERNER: We Want Testing In Every Palm Beach County Public School Before Opening

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County Mayor Dave Kerner just announced that he is in discussions with the Palm Beach County School District about providing COVID-19 testing in every public school building — presumably before the schools open for in-person education. Kerner also said that Governor Ron DeSantis has indicated to him that […]

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COVID-19: School Shooter Drills Modified When Palm Beach Schools Resume

Social Distancing Impossible In Bathrooms, Closets, Under Desks BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Code Red drills, drills required by the State of Florida to teach students want to do during a shooting or other calamitous event on campus, will be modified for social distancing. Law enforcement sources tell BocaNewsNow.com that the Palm Beach County School […]

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Boca Raton Man Charged With Child Molestation

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County jail records show that Carlo Salgado, 49, of Boca Raton is now in the Palm Beach County Jail, charged with lewd and lascivious behavior. While the affidavit of probable cause is still being processed early Tuesday morning, the jail reports Salgado’s specific charges is “molest victim 12 […]

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FLORIDA SCHOOL REOPENING ORDER STRUCK DOWN BY JUDGE

IMMEDIATE IMPACT ON PALM BEACH COUNTY UNCLEAR. ONLINE LEARNING STILL SET FOR NEXT MONDAY. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — DEVELOPING STORY — A judge in Leon County, Florida, just struck down the Florida Department of Education order requiring schools to open for “in person learning” or face a reduction in state-provided education funds. The Florida […]

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COVID MONDAY: Pediatric Positivity In Palm Beach County Jumps

DEPT. OF HEALTH: Palm Beach Pediatric Positivity Now Back To 14.4 Percent BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The pediatric positivity rate in Palm Beach County just jumped three points — returning to 14.4-percent after nearly a week in the 11’s. The pediatric positivity rate — which is a Florida Dept. of Health report that solely […]

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PALM BEACH SCHOOLS: “Parents Should Keep Kids Home If Possible”

Teachers, Senior Leaders Say Opening Imminent, But School System Is Not Ready Mask Policy Makes “No Sense” BY: ANDREW COLTON | EDITOR AND PUBLISHER BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — “Parents should keep their kids home if possible.” That comment was made repeatedly to BocaNewsNow.com by teachers and multiple high level Palm Beach County School District […]

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KINSA MAP: COVID Trouble Ahead For Palm Beach County

Map, Based On Digital Thermometer, Was Praised For Accuracy In Early Days Of COVID. Map Now Shows Increasing Local Transmission. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Remember the “Kinsa Map?” The map — which received national attention in the early days of COVID-19 for its accuracy — is predicting trouble ahead for Palm Beach County. The […]

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COVID SUNDAY: Johns Hopkins Says Florida Positivity 13.58 Percent, Florida DOH Says 5.52 Percent

FLORIDA INFECTIONS TOP 600,000 WILL PERCENT POSITIVE REPORTING DIFFERENCES LEAD TO DEATHS? BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Florida Department of Health continues to release “positivity rate” data that is significantly different than what experts at Johns Hopkins University are calculating. For Saturday though 11:59 p.m., the Florida Department of Health reports a positivity rate […]

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Dylan Russo Jailed Twice In Four Days For DUI, More

Boynton Beach Man Jailed First For Delray Beach Incident, Then For Boca Raton Incident BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boynton Beach’s Equis resident Dylan Russo is reaching elite status for his stays in the Palm Beach County Jail. He’s visited twice in just four days. Russo was first charged with DUI after FHP says he […]

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BELIEVABLE? Palm Beach County COVID Positivity Drops To 4.12 Percent

BUT FLORIDA ADDS 106 COVID-19 DEATHS, PALM BEACH COUNTY ADDS 11. JOHNS HOPKINS: FLORIDA POSITIVITY IS 14.5 PERCENT, NOT 4.89 PERCENT BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — If you’re a “glass half full” person with thoughts of unicorns and rainbows in your mind, you will love the 4.12-percent positivity rate that the Florida Department of Health […]

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PALM BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT: There May Not Be Enough Teachers To Reopen

School District Staffers “Livid” Over Oswald’s Refusal To Offer COVID-19 Infection Transparency Teachers, Bus Drivers Refusing to Return May Force School District To Reconsider Plan BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A senior Palm Beach County School District official tells BocaNewsNow.com that there is significant concern that teachers and bus drivers will be unwilling to return […]

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Boca Raton Man Arrested, Drag Racing With Kid In Car

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Christopher Koehler of the 23000 block of Watergate Drive remains in the Palm Beach County Jail following his arrest by Delray Beach Police. Police say Koehler was drag racing in Delray Beach with a child in a car seat in the vehicle. The child’s mother was also in the vehicle. […]

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COVID-19 FLORIDA: Friday Brings Death, Infection Rise In Palm Beach County

FIVE DAYS OF INFECTION INCREASES AFTER STATE PROMOTES DROP BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The COVID-19 numbers continue to rise in Florida and Palm Beach County. The Florida Department of Health reports 4,730 new COVID-19 infections with 119 new COVID-19 deaths — all logged Thursday through 11:59 p.m. The infection count is the highest in […]

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TROPICAL STORM LAURA: Major Shift, South Florida Looks Largely Clear

Track Continues To Change, But Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Palm Beach County Look Good BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — UPDATE: 11:13 AM Saturday. Laura is seemingly no longer a threat to South Florida. We are posting the latest National Hurricane Center forecast below. While wind and rain bands may be possible for South […]

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TROPICAL STORM LAURA FORMS, SOUTH FLORIDA REMAINS IN CONE

BOCA RATON, DELRAY BEACH, BOYNTON BEACH, PALM BEACH COUNTY IN CURRENT PATH. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The National Hurricane Center has just elevated Tropical Depression “13” to Tropical Storm Laura. The storm is on a path that currently brings it to — or extremely close to — South Florida Monday afternoon or evening. The […]

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