RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Palm Beach County

Palm Beach County
A collection of news and information related to Palm Beach County published by this site and its partners.

Top Palm Beach County Articles

Displaying items 109-120
  • Children in south Palm Beach County dive into the 'World's Largest Swimming Lesson'

    Children in south Palm Beach County dive into the 'World's Largest Swimming Lesson'
    Kids in south Palm Beach County made a splash as they tried to break a world record – and possibly save some lives. On Friday, close to 450 children in Boynton Beach, Delray Beach and Boca Raton hit the water as part of a worldwide event called...
  • Tax increases, TV interviews, public giveaways? Hmmm ...

    Tax increases, TV interviews, public giveaways? Hmmm ...
    In today's Friday files, we have news nuggets where the details either didn't add up or at least made me scratch my head. So our theme is a throwback to the 1990s: Things That Make You Go Hmmm... Thanks, but no thanks. Gov. Rick Scott is well known...
  • Philippines' delegation in Fort Lauderdale concerning climate change

    When it comes to weather, Legazpi City in the Philippines has its hands full. A delegation from that city is in Fort Lauderdale this week because of climate change, meeting with officials and discussing ways of addressing storm water and rising seas....
  • Rally to support kidnapped Israeli teens

    Rally to support kidnapped Israeli teens
    A rally in Boca Raton on Monday is set to show support for three kidnapped Israeli teens and solidarity with Israel as it searches for them. The boys disappeared June 12 as they hitchhiked home from their West Bank school. The vigil, sponsored by the...
  • Way past time for state to pay for canker fiasco

    Way past time for state to pay for canker fiasco
    Here's what we said about the state's canker-eradication program in February 2008. "It is time for the state of Florida to throw in the towel and admit defeat in the much-maligned canker eradication program." And in May of 2008: "The state blew it....
  • Seminole students and coach lead Florida team to National Tournament of Academic Excellence championship

    Seminole students and coach lead Florida team to National Tournament of Academic Excellence championship
    A team that included two Seminole County students and was coached by a Seminole County teacher has won the National Tournament of Academic Excellence. The competition, which has origins in Florida, concluded Tuesday at Walt Disney World's Contemporary...
  • Turnpike improvements begin in Palm Beach County

    Drivers traveling on Florida's Turnpike in Palm Beach County will have to endure more construction as new projects begin on the highway. Work recently was completed on the $6.6 million resurfacing project between Glades Road and Atlantic Avenue, a relief...
  • PB School Board clears official in whistleblower case

    PB School Board clears official in whistleblower case
    Palm Beach County's top watchdog won't be disciplined after the School Board rejected claims that he violated a whistleblower's rights. An independent report commissioned by the School Board said Lung Chiu, the district's inspector general, had broken...
  • FCAT's swan song shows students earning Ds

    FCAT's swan song shows students earning Ds
    The good news is that the FCAT — the high-stakes test that promised to hold Florida schools more accountable for teaching our kids — is about to be replaced with a better test. But as the FCAT exits stage left after 16 years, its final...
  • Palm Beach County girl credited for breakthrough in lionfish research

    Palm Beach County girl credited for breakthrough in lionfish research
    Lauren Arrington just wanted to top the other kids' science fair projects. But she ended up making a breakthrough that surprised even seasoned, Ph.D.-holding scientists. Her research showing that venomous, highly invasive lionfish can survive in...
  • Man, 76, drives car into canal, dies in Palm Beach County

    An Okeechobee man died Wednesday after he drove his car into a canal in Palm Beach County. Alexander Amditis, 76, was at the wheel of a 2013 Hyundai Sonata just before 3 p.m., traveling south on Interstate 95 north of Atlantic Avenue, when he veered...
  • Seasonal West Palm Beach to Boston route on tap

    Airlines Spirit Airlines plans to add seasonal nonstop service between West Palm Beach and Boston starting Nov. 21 and running through mid-April, the low-cost carrier announced Tuesday. The once-daily flight will depart Palm Beach International...