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By Dan Moffett
Ocean Ridge town commissioners appear poised to fire Police Chief Chris Yannuzzi at Monday's commission meeting.…Continue
By Rich Pollack
Highland Beach Town Manager Kathleen Weiser agreed to leave her position immediately on Jan. 6 in return for a severance package that includes 20 weeks of pay valued at close to $53,000.
Commissioners, in a 4-1 vote, accepted the agreement, with Vice Mayor Ron Brown dissenting.
Weiser, who served as town manager since 2011, came under fire from some commissioners following a negative Palm Beach County Inspector General’s…Continue
By Willie Howard
Two women were arrested in the penthouse of the Marina Village condominium at Boynton Harbor Marina on Dec. 12 after meeting an undercover police officer in the parking garage and offering him sex and drugs.
According to a Boynton Beach police report, an undercover officer called a woman who arranged for him to meet her that Friday afternoon in the Marina Village parking garage.
The woman, later identified as Samantha Marx, 27,…
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By Ron Hayes
OCEAN RIDGE — As a boy in the tiny mountain village of Pietracamela, Italy, 90 miles east of Rome, Orlando Sivitilli learned to love the warmth of a good story well told.
“The snow could be 8 feet high, so people there gathered indoors, kept warm around the fireplace and amused each other with tales of the past,” remembers Liliane Sivitilli, his wife of 53 years.…
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By Rich Pollack
HIGHLAND BEACH — Funeral services were held Dec. 15 for Highland Beach Town Commissioner Dennis Sheridan, who died Dec. 11 following a recent illness. He was 77.
Mr. Sheridan was elected to the Town Commission in 2011 and served three years before being re-elected in March of this year. …
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By Steven J. Smith
HIGHLAND BEACH — Joseph Boscove made his mark as a career engineer with technology giant IBM. But his daughter, Joy Boscove, said his friendliness, generosity of spirit and the ability to guide her and her siblings in life were the endearing traits for which she will always remember him.
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Every day as he headed to the office, Dr. Glenn Chapman drove by the two-story building on State Road A1A, just a stone’s throw from his home…Continue
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By Mary Thurwachter
Last year, Lantana completed a drainage and paving improvement project for the parking lot at the beach. This year, new light poles will be added.
At the Dec. 18 Lantana Town Council meeting, a $48,000 contract with Municipal Lighting Systems Inc. for 16 new light poles and fixtures was approved.
The rusty old poles, which had to be removed for the paving project, couldn’t be reused, said Town Manager Deborah Manzo.
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By Rich Pollack
A long-time employee of the Gulf Stream Bath & Tennis Club was struck by a car and killed as she crossed State Road A1A during a heavy rainstorm.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers said Mariana Jean, 65, of Delray Beach, who according to police had worked at the club for more than 20 years, left shortly after 4 p.m. on Dec. 26. The accident occurred as she was walking toward her car, parked near tennis courts on the west side of North…
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