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  • Upgrades slow for traffic signal mast arms

    Upgrades slow for traffic signal mast arms
    Almost a decade after Broward County's traffic signals were battered and broken by Hurricane Wilma, about half are still held up by wires. And it won't change any time soon. The county is upgrading about seven to 10 intersections a year with the sturdier...
  • Iraqi genocide familiar story to Jews

    As thousands of religious minorities face genocide in northern Iraq at the hands of ISIS terrorists, Iraqi Jews living in South Florida react to the current slaughter, and recall the persecution they have experienced in Iraq and throughout other Middle...
  • Maccabi athletes participate in JCC Cares

    Last Wednesday (Aug. 13), the nearly 1,000 athletes ages 12 to 16 participating in the JCC Maccabi Games — which was hosted by the Boca Raton-based Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center at venues around the Boca Raton area from Aug. 10-15 &#...
  • Home away from home for athletes

    When Sam Fishman, 15, and David Greenberg, 16, two friends from Chicago, recently came to Boca Raton to compete as baseball players in the JCC Maccabi Games, neither knew what to expect. It was the first time the two boys had participated in the Games &#...
  • Finch leads Sinai Residences project

    Some people are lucky enough to have their professional and philanthropic lives collide. That's exactly what happened for Wes Finch, of Boca Raton, in 2006, when he was asked to join the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County's Budgeting and...
  • Five storylines for the season in Palm Beach

    Five storylines for the season in Palm Beach
    Old faces, new places The last time Rick Casko coached Glades Central, his current players were not born yet. Casko, who coached Central from 1992-94, returns to his old home after various stops at programs throughout South Florida and Georgia. Casko...
  • DASH program helps needy Holocaust survivors

    Alex Varnai, 93, of Delray Beach, like many Holocaust survivors, needed help arranging for basic dental work he had to have done. But, thanks to a new program, Varnai was able to get his teeth cleaned for free. The new program is called Project DASH,...
  • State's poet laureate must have both guns blazing

    It goes without saying that Florida's legislators are shameless partisans unable to work in a bipartisan fashion. But one piece of legislation that passed during the last session proves that they can work together. Hands reached across the aisle to...
  • Courthouse parking to drop dramatically

    Courthouse parking to drop dramatically
    Finding parking around the Broward County Courthouse can be like searching for a spot in South Beach, minus the glamor. But it soon may get easier — and less expensive. Broward County commissioners are poised to slash parking rates at the publicly...
  • Deputies investigate stolen truck, charge man with operating chop shop in Greenacres

    While Palm Beach County sheriff's deputies were searching for a stolen truck, they stumbled across something else — a man they say was operating a chop shop in Greenacres. They also found his Franken-vehicle, which was compiled from stolen parts....
  • Judge's religious beliefs shouldn't sway decisions

    Peggy Rowe-Linn wants to be a circuit judge in Palm Beach County. She also wants to change the Florida Constitution to undo Roe vs. Wade and ban embryonic stem cell research. Rowe-Linn, who is running in the Aug. 26 election, created a stir by signing...
  • All Aboard Florida to pick up tab for quiet RR zones

    The private company All Aboard Florida is putting up $60 million to silence train horns at railroad crossings along its tracks from Miami to Orlando, putting to rest whether taxpayers in each city would have to pay for the crossing upgrades. The quiet...