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August 2015 Blog Posts (5)

Services set for Boynton Beach pioneer Ruth Jones, 91

By Scott Simmons



Everyone knows Ruth Jones for the cottage that bears her name.

But Mrs. Jones, a Boynton Beach pioneer, was a living, breathing landmark in her own right.…

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Added by Scott Simmons on August 31, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Palm Beach County Prepares For Possible Impacts from remnants of Tropical Storm Erika

As of the 0930 hours National Hurricane Center update, Tropical Storm Erika has dissipated. The National Weather Service forecasts 3-5” of rainfall near SE Florida coast, with much higher amounts possible in some areas beginning late tonight through Monday with a marginal risk of tornado formation.

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on August 29, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Prepare Your Animals for Potential Flooding from Tropical Storm Erika

With the possibility of flooding rains late this weekend into early next week, Palm Beach County is urging animal owners to make preparations now. The Animal Care and Control division has the following suggestions for animal owners:

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on August 28, 2015 at 1:26pm — No Comments

ALL ABOARD FLORIDA AND FLORIDA EAST COAST RAILWAY TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE GRADE CROSSINGS IN BOYNTON BEACH AND LAKE WORTH

What: Crews working for All Aboard Florida and the Florida East Coast Railway will

temporarily close the following intersections to perform routine maintenance work and

construction improvements necessary for the introduction of the passenger rail service.

Where & When: Lucerne Avenue and the Florida East Coast Railway, Lake WorthSaturday, Aug. 8, 7 a.m. through Monday, Aug.10, 7 p.m.

SE 36th Avenue and the…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on August 7, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Delray Beach Couple Takes Birding to New Heights

Birdwatching is taking off in the U.S., climbing on the list of most popular outdoor activities, according to the USDA’s Forest Service. It ranks just below beach bumming and bicycling. The pastime’s rising popularity is thanks in part to the Internet, mobile devices and prominence of digital…

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Added by Chelsea March on August 5, 2015 at 10:01am — No Comments

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