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Palm Beach County Offering Summer Camp Scholarships

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County Verbatim Advisory) — The Palm Beach County Youth Services Department is accepting parent applications for summer camp scholarships beginning January 22 through April 2. The Summer Camp Scholarship Program offers eligible children, ages 5-14 and a special population up to age 17, a full scholarship to day […]

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Delray’s Georgios Pappas Charged With DUI

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Delray Beach resident Georgios Pappas was jailed early Thursday by Delray Beach Police. While the affidavit of probable cause continues to be processed, jail records show that Pappas was charged with DUI as well as operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. Pappas was booked into the Palm Beach […]

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Trump’s Palm Beach County Passes 100,000 COVID-19 Cases

Deaths, Infections Rise In Florida As Ex-President Trump Moves In BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — As Donald Trump officially moved in to Mar-A-Lago, the Florida Department of Health says 12,683 positive COVID-19 tests were recorded in the state. Florida also inched closer to 25,000 dead — recording 161 new deaths. It’s unclear what that number […]

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Publix COVID Shot Reservations Open Again Friday

More Vaccine Available In Palm Beach County, Across Florida BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Publix COVID Vaccine scheduling center reopens Friday (January 22, 2021) at 6 a.m. Shots will be available starting on Saturday. Just like Wednesday, there will be a limited number of appointments available in Palm Beach County and in several other […]

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Graffiti Vandal Strikes West Delray Beach Community

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A graffiti vandal defaced the Tuscany South sign, the guard house and a security system late Wednesday or early Thursday, leaving expletives in blue paint behind. It was not immediately clear if a police report had been filed with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office where detectives can often identify […]

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Palm Beach School District Adds Nearly 500 Cases Since Break

The 2021 Calendar Year Is Off To Troubling Start BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District has already logged at least 467 new cases of COVID-19 since school resumed on January 4th. The number is likely higher, as there is often a multi-day lag between when cases being recorded and announced. […]

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Boca Raton, Delray Beach Real Estate Market Hot

Sale Prices Jump, Inventory Drops BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The latest Elliman report is just out and reveals that Boca Raton and Delray Beach remain exceptionally hot real estate markets, according to most metrics. In Boca Raton, single family home sale prices are up 43.9 percent year to year. The average home sale price […]

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As Trump Moves To Florida, COVID Infections, Deaths Rise

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Donald Trump now calls Florida home as 1,601,011 of his fellow residents have tested positive for COVID-19. The Florida Department of Health reports 11,615 new cases were added on his last full day in office. The death count rose on Tuesday by 142. The positivity rate rose in Florida to […]

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PUBLIX: COVID Vaccine System Didn’t Crash, More Available Friday

Publix Says The Publix System Operated As Expected BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Publix wants you to know that the COVID-19 vaccination reservation didn’t “crash” this morning. It merely had to reflect that all reservations were filled. That’s the explanation provided to BocaNewsNow.com after we asked about the error message — with several code numbers […]

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PUBLIX COVID VACCINE: Palm Beach County Seniors Call System “Disaster”

UPDATE: There’s an update to this story. Link to Publix response is at the bottom of this report. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Senior Citizens in Palm Beach County have been calling and emailing BocaNewsNow.com en masse this morning after the Publix vaccine reservation system crashed. While a few lucky seniors made appointments, many more […]

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Boca Raton Firefighters Battle Laundromat Blaze

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Boca Raton Fire Rescue VERBATIM) –Boca Raton Firefighters responded to fire in a laundry mat inside a warehouse located at 169 NW 16th Street, Boca Raton. The fire was called in by a neighboring business owner who saw the smoke and flames. Firefighters arrived to find smoke and fire coming […]

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PUBLIX COVID SHOTS: Here’s What You Need To Know

Reservation System Is Now Online. We Have The Link, Below. UPDATE: 7:32 a.m. — The Publix COVID vaccine reservation website has crashed. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The COVID-19 vaccine reservation system is now open (6 a.m., January 20, 2021) for Publix locations in Palm Beach County and several other locations in Florida. We reported […]

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Palm Beach School District Nears 1800 COVID Cases

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District will likely hit the 1800 COVID-19 case mark today or Thursday. The milestone comes as a new wave of students — albeit smaller than anticipated — is expected to return to classroom learning in just two weeks. For the first semester, roughly 40 percent […]

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ALOHA FOOD SHACK: Palm Beach County To Investigate COVID Violations

County Prepared To Take Action While City of Boca Raton Does Nothing. City Spokeswoman Not Commenting On COVID Violations, Still Not Providing Records. Senior: “Boca Raton is killing us.” BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County COVID Education and Enforcement Team is preparing to inspect Aloha Food Shack following BocaNewsNow.com reports — and […]

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DARWINISM: Motorcyclist Pops A Wheelie, Hits Boca Man, Dies

DEERFIELD BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A Deerfield Beach man “popped a wheelie” on his motorcycle and crashed into a driver from Boca Raton with such force that he was thrown from motorcycle and died. The crash happened on Hillsboro Blvd. Monday evening. Here is the official media release from the Broward Sheriff’s Office: “According to […]

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