Florida News

PALM BEACH COUNTY: Phase 2 Begins, It’s A Multi-Month Process

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNwesNow.com) — A modified “phase 2” is now underway in Palm Beach County. Starting at 12:01 this morning, bowling alleys have the green light to reopen to 50 percent, escape rooms, movie theaters at 50 percent, playhouses at 33 percent, skating center at 25 people, trampoline centers at 50 percent other indoor […]

Continue Reading
Tropical Storm Paulette

BREAKING: TROPICAL STORM PAULETTE FORMS, EARLIEST FORMING 16TH STORM EVER!

Too Early To Know Certain Path. Right Now Heading Towards East Coast. Forecast Still VERY Early. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It is much too early to be concerned, but the National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Paulette is now alive and slowly churning towards the east coast of the United States. The early tracking […]

Continue Reading
Florida News

PALM BEACH COUNTY: Reminder, Phase 2 Starts Tuesday, Mask Order Remains

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County moves to Phase 2 of Florida’s reopning plan at 12:01 a.m. But Phase 2 in Palm Beach County is different than Phase 2 is much of the rest of the state. It is not a “blanket” Phase 2 — but will take place over several weeks with […]

Continue Reading
hurricane forecast sunday sept 6

HURRICANE CENTER: Two Tropical Depressions Expected To Form This Week

Too Early For Path Prediction, Tropical Waves Are Between Florida and Africa BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The National Hurricane Center says two tropical depressions are likely to form over the next few days. They are the waves marked with a “red x” above between Florida and Africa. The ovals are not paths, but the […]

Continue Reading
no mask delray walmart

READERS: Delray Walmart Shoppers Not Masking

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Several readers reached out to BocaNewsNow.com on Saturday to report several shoppers in a Delray Beach Walmart were not wearing masks. Or more accurately, not wearing masks the way masks are expected to be worn per Palm Beach County Executive Order. Masks are to be worn over faces and noses. […]

Continue Reading
Seven Bridges Delray Beach

SEVEN BRIDGES FEDERAL LAWSUIT: Homeowner Tells Court She Wasn’t All That Bad

Attorney For Rachel Tannenholz Files Federal Response, Acknowledges Allegations But Says They Weren’t “Atrocious” DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The drama over the federal lawsuits in the Delray Beach community of Seven Bridges continues to unfold through federal filings. One homeowner is suing another — and the HOA — in federal court, while a separate […]

Continue Reading
woman gun in car i-95

WATCH VIDEO: Woman Waves Gun On I-95 In Delray, Now Jailed

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Highway Patrol says Chelsea Floran Thomas of the 14000 block of Wood Lodge Lane in Delray Beach waved a gun while entering a construction zone on I-95 in Delray Beach. FHP provided video of the incident which you can view, below. Here is the official advisory from FHP. At approximately 4:10 PM, […]

Continue Reading
Florida News

PALM BEACH COUNTY PHASE 2: Mask Requirement Continues Indefinitely, Bars Remain Closed

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Phase 2 in Palm Beach County starts Tuesday and it can best be described as “baby steps.” The first round permits bowling alleys to increase capacity to 50 percent, movie theaters to open with 50 percent capacity, trampoline centers to open with special rules. Restaurants and food service establishments may […]

Continue Reading
Palm Beach County Government

PALM BEACH COUNTY: Bars Remain Closed As Phase 2 Begins

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Bars across Palm Beach County must remain closed as Phase 2 begins Tuesday morning. The bad news for bar owners and patrons was delivered by Palm Beach County Mayor David Kerner during a Friday afternoon news conference. Kerner said the bar closures are a result of an executive order issued […]

Continue Reading
Hurricane Center Florida 2pm Update Sept 4

HURRICANE MAP: Wave Has 80 Percent Chance Of Formation

Several Systems Being Watched Between Africa and Florida BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Friday afternoon Tropical Weather Outlook from the National Hurricane Center shows several waves in various stages of development between Africa and Florida. The red oval indicates an 80 percent chance of system formation in that zone, the orange X suggests a […]

Continue Reading
Palm Beach County Mayor David Kerner

PALM BEACH COUNTY: SCHOOLS MAY NOT OPEN UNTIL SEPTEMBER 21ST

GOVERNOR DESANTIS GRANTS PERMISSION FOR DELAY BUT NO OFFICIAL WORD FROM SCHOOL SYSTEM UPDATE 6PM: Schools will reopen on September 21st. ESE students in some situations may return on September 14th. Distance learning will continue until further notice. Still no effective plan for social distancing, food distribution, activities or bus. See message from school district, […]

Continue Reading
palm beach county phase 2

GOV. DESANTIS: PALM BEACH COUNTY OKAY FOR PHASE 2, ORDER SIGNED

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis moments ago (12:24 p.m. Friday, September 4, 2020) signed and transmitted an executive order permitting Palm Beach County to move to Phase 2 of Florida’s reopening Plan. It was not immediately clear if DeSantis approved the plan as-is — which will involve several steps — or […]

Continue Reading
hurricane forecast

HURRICANE FORECAST: Florida Needs To Watch Three Waves

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida should pay attention to three waves in the Atlantic — always a good practice this time of year. An extended range forecast from the National Hurricane Center includes three waves in various stages above — two currently visible in red and orange. Based on the most recent five day […]

Continue Reading
Florida News

RESCUED! Swimmer Survives After Near Drowning Off Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Boca Raton Fire Rescue Verbatim Advisory) — On Thursday September 3, 2020 at 2:45pm, the Boca Raton Fire Department was dispatched to a swimmer in distress off the Boca Raton inlet jetty. First Units to arrive on scene were told by witness a male, approx. 25 years old, jumped of […]

Continue Reading
Florida Dept. of Health COVID-19 infections

COVID THURSDAY: New Florida Increase In Cases, Positivity Rate

FLORIDA DEATH COUNT NEARS 12,000 BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Just two days after Quest acknowledged dumping a significant amount of data that skewed Florida’s results for one cycle comes a legitimate increase in new positives and the positivity rate. The Florida Department of Health released the current numbers several hours late on Thursday. Those […]

Continue Reading