BREAKING: Delray Beach To Make 200 COVID Shots Available Thursday

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Delray Beach Fire Department is receiving 200 COVID-19 vaccines which are available to the 65+ public, according to an advisory sent minutes ago. The shots will be administered on Friday. You must make an appointment on Thursday. We are publishing the advisory verbatim. Note the link being used by […]

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REPORTS: MAJOR AT&T Internet Outage In Palm Beach And Broward Counties

UPDATE: 6:28 p.m: Official statement from AT&T just released: “Service has been restored for most wireless and wireline customers in the Miami area after an equipment failure at one of our facilities caused a service disruption. We apologize for the inconvenience.” UPDATE: 5:45 p.m: Still no official statement, but service is slowly being restored. UPDATE: […]

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OUTRAGEOUS AGENTS: Three Shots, Some Wine, and a DUI for Delray Realtor

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Delray Beach Police say they found area Realtor Philip Metzler asleep behind the wheel — literally — when they initiated a traffic stop in the area of West Atlantic Avenue and Swinton at 2:39 this morning. They were alerted to a problem by a tractor trailer driver who was sounding […]

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Nearly 1,500 COVID Cases In Palm Beach County Schools

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District is on the cusp of a troubling milestone. The 1500th COVID-19 case is likely to be logged either later today or at some point tomorrow. Counted since schools reopened for in-person instruction in Mid-September, the current 1,486 cases represent 837 students and 649 employees. […]

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Delray Man Charged With DUI, Impersonating A Police Officer

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Mark Traub apparently has a history of telling people that that he’s a retired New York City Police Detective. But the Delray Beach man never graduated high school, and his girlfriend told police “I don’t know what he is.” Traub, 59, was arrested early Tuesday following a traffic stop in […]

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Just 49 Days Of Summer Break For Palm Beach County School Kids

Late Start Means Very Short Summer BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Phineas and Ferb get 104 days of summer vacation but students in the Palm Beach County School District this year may get just under 50. The proposed calendar to be discussed during Wednesday’s School Board meeting calls for just 49 days. School is set […]

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Florida COVID-19 Numbers Again Rising, More Than 14K Monday

Pediatric Positivity Rate In Palm Beach County Rises Again. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Another 14,602 COVID-19 cases were recorded in Florida on Monday. The death count has risen to 23,227. The positivity rate for tests logged on Monday is 10.62 percent. The infection increase comes after a few days of slight decreases statewide. At […]

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Is Health Department in PBC Telling Seniors To Go Away?

Seniors Emailing Palm Beach County Say They’re Receiving Troubling Response. Health Department Says Seniors Using Wrong Email Address. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County Tuesday morning says COVID-shot seeking seniors receiving a message telling them to go somewhere else — and wash their hands — are emailing […]

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Hospitals Filling With COVID Patients In Palm Beach County

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The COVID situation in Palm Beach County again appears to be worsening. Early Tuesday morning data from the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration reveals a growing number of local patients so sick with COVID that they are hospitalized. In Palm Beach County, 436 people are hospitalized with a “primary […]

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FBI Charges Area Home Health Aide With Stealing From Elderly

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: USDOJ Verbatim) — Jamie Jakia Cofer, a/k/a “Anna Bell,” 24, of Lake Worth, Florida, was charged in a twenty-two count indictment with bank fraud, aggravated identity theft and fraudulent use of unauthorized access devices after using the social security numbers, dates of birth, and other identity and financial information of victims […]

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Delray Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Elderly or Disabled

Lucas Freire Arrested, Remains In Jail Monday Morning DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Delray Beach resident Lucas Freire is facing two serious charges early Monday morning as he starts the day in the Palm Beach County Jail. Freiere is charged with two counts of “sexual assault — lewd, lascivious molest elderly (or) disabled person.” The […]

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Palm Beach Schools On The Cusp of 1400 COVID Cases

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District will almost assuredly pass the 1400 COVID case mark today. The school system reports 1391 cases as of 5:15 a.m. The number is cumulative from mid-September when “brick and mortar” education restarted for some. Roughly 60 percent of the school district’s 180,000 students continue […]

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WATCH THE VIDEO: Seven Bridges Tennis Incident Leading To Federal Lawsuit

VIDEO RELEASED BY ATTORNEYS FOR HOA IN FEDERAL FILING SYSTEM. EXCLUSIVE: What Does It Show? DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com has obtained the “tennis incident video” that started the chain of events leading to a $7M federal housing discrimination lawsuit against the Seven Bridges Delray Beach Homeowners Association. The video is below. If you […]

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Another 12,300 COVID Cases Logged In Florida, 108 Deaths

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida recorded another 12,307 COVID-19 cases on Saturday with 108 new deaths. The positivity rate for Saturday’s reporting is 10.42 percent. In Palm Beach County, 665 new cases were logged on Saturday with no new deaths. The positivity rate in PBC for Saturday is 8.58 percent. There are now 1,477,010 […]

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Again, Palm Beach County COVID Hospital Count Rises

West Boca Medical Center ICU Full. Again. 138 COVID-19 Deaths Logged Friday Statewide. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The number of people hospitalized in Palm Beach County with what the State calls “a primary diagnosis of COVID-19” continues to rise. There are 421 people hospitalized as of 9:32 a.m. Sunday, according to the Florida Agency […]

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