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  • Temple welcomes special needs program

    Temple Beth Tikvah is welcoming the Lorraine & Jack N. Friedman Commission for Jewish Education's YAD Hebrew School for Children with Special Needs to its new home at the Greenacres synagogue for the upcoming school year. YAD {Hebrew for Hand) is a...
  • More PB schools receive A's and F's

    Rees PB Search 2014 Florida school grades at SunSentinel.com/schoolgrades School grades brought good news and bad news for Palm Beach County, with more schools receiving A's, but also more getting slapped with D's and F's. The grades can affect home...
  • Move over for garbage trucks, utility vehicles

    Move over for garbage trucks, utility vehicles
    Motorists in Florida are now required to give extra room to garbage trucks and utility service vehicles. An expansion of the "move over" law, effective this month, requires motorists to change lanes to stay away from these vehicles if traveling on a...
  • Nudist dad admits he possessed child porn

    Nudist dad admits he possessed child porn
    A South Florida nudist, accused of helping to take pornographic photographs of his three young daughters and sharing them with other men, pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography Friday in a plea agreement with federal prosecutors. Brian...
  • Volunteers needed to deliver holiday packages

    Volunteers needed to deliver holiday packages
    MorseLife, a nonprofit senior housing and health care provider, is seeking volunteers to deliver food and prayer items to the homebound on Sept. 22, right before the Jewish High Holy Days. Volunteers will deliver the packages, which will include kosher...
  • Broward judge latest to strike down gay marriage ban

    Broward judge latest to strike down gay marriage ban
    Broward Circuit Court Judge Dale Cohen on Monday became the third judge in less than a month to strike down the state's ban on same-sex marriage. But just as in the previous two cases, actual marriages between gay and lesbian couples will have to wait....
  • FAU steps up for third-grade reading event

    Annmarie Giddings-Dilbert had "big news to share" as chairwoman of the city's Education Advisory Committee. The reading event for Boca Raton's third-graders has found a venue host after a long search, she told committee members at the July 28 meeting...
  • PB ruling supports gay marriage

    PB ruling supports gay marriage
    Another day, another in the long line of rulings shattering Florida's same-sex marriage ban. But the decision in Palm Beach County Tuesday represented a smaller crack in that ban than previous ones. Frank Bangor and Jason Simpson were married in...
  • Republican leader seeks support from gays and lesbians

    Republican leader seeks support from gays and lesbians
    Attempting to make inroads with a Democratic-leaning voting bloc, the Palm Beach County Republican Party is reaching out to the gay and lesbian community. Chairwoman Anita Mitchell hopes gays and lesbians will see the Republican Party as something other...
  • Democratic candidates roll out dueling endorsements from gay rights groups

    Democratic candidates roll out dueling endorsements from gay rights groups
    The candidates for the Democratic nomination for governor rolled out dueling endorsements Thursday from gay rights groups. Nan Rich of Weston, former Democratic leader of the Florida Senate, was endorsed by the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council....
  • July's unemployment rises to 5.7 percent in Broward, 6.6 percent in Palm

    July's unemployment rises to 5.7 percent in Broward, 6.6 percent in Palm
    Broward's unemployment rose in July to 5.7 percent from 5.2 percent in June while Palm Beach County's climbed to 6.6 percent from 6.1 percent in June, the state said Friday. This is the second month in a row that the rates have risen in Broward; Palm...
  • Man sentenced to prison after Easter standoff in guns and drugs case

    Man sentenced to prison after Easter standoff in guns and drugs case
    A Palm Beach County man who took part in a standoff with police and federal agents because he was upset they tried to arrest him just before Easter was sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison on Tuesday. Willie Orso, 35, of West Palm Beach, said...