Boca Artist Creates Bust of Famed Inventor Featured in Documentary, “Genius on Hold”

BOCA RATON – The documentary film, “Genius on Hold,” tells the gripping story of inventor Walter L. Shaw, whose work in the telecommunications field was squelched by the former Bell Telephone Co., forcing him into poverty and dependency on the mob. It was presented twice during the Palm Beach International Film Festival – at the Cultural Arts More...

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By Bocatribune On Monday, April 16th, 2012
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FAU Hosting 2012 Business Plan Competition

BOCA RATON – Florida Atlantic University’s 2012 Business Plan Competition’s final round, two-day event will conclude today (April 13) at the College of Business on the Boca Raton campus. The competition provides More...

By Bocatribune On Sunday, April 15th, 2012
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88-year-old Boca Lighting firm marks Birthday with Special Programs

BOCA RATON — Capitol Lighting, the award-winning lighting experts celebrating 88 years of company history in 2012, launched a groundbreaking, paid-training program called “Bright Star.” This internship More...

By Bocatribune On Saturday, April 14th, 2012
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Lynn Baseball Falls to FAU on Bases Loaded Walk-Off

By: Chad Beattie In the battle of Boca Raton schools, Lynn University’s baseball team fell on a bases loaded walk-off single to Florida Atlantic University 3-2 Tuesday night.  Anthony Boza went 2-for-4 with an More...

By Bocatribune On Saturday, April 14th, 2012
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Nicholas R. Chiera Dinner/Auction & Golf Classic Stands Up for Kids with Cancer

BOCA RATON – Lending a hand to kids battling cancer continues to be the driving force behind the 19th Annual Nicholas R. Chiera Dinner/Auction & Golf Classic. The two-day fundraiser is scheduled More...

By Bocatribune On Saturday, April 14th, 2012
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Wife of Gov. Scott visits schools in Boca and Lake Park

BOCA RATON — Ann Scott, the First Lady of Florida, made a surprise visit to Boca Raton Elementary and Lake Park Elementary March 30. She toured several classrooms and read to students at both schools. “Her More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, April 13th, 2012
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Obama scores slam dunk with speech at FAU Arena in Boca

By: Dale King BOCA RATON – In a venue normally reserved for basketball players, President Barack Obama scored a slam dunk with a speech to students, invited guests, school and Boca city officials, faculty and More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, April 13th, 2012
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Nash Could Listen to Heat’s Offer in the Off-Season

By: Steven Rawnsley Now that Dwight Howard has opted in for next season, the biggest potential free agent is debatably Steve Nash.  He will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason, and he has come out and More...

By Bocatribune On Thursday, April 12th, 2012
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All Aboard Florida – and ride the FEC rails again!

A few years ago, I covered a meeting of area community leaders who gathered to discuss the possibility of reinstating passenger service on the Florida East Coast Railway line. At the time, the FEC – the railroad More...

By Bocatribune On Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
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Love is in the Air in Two Independent Films

Wheelchair sports have enjoyed tremendous growth over the past several decades. One wheelchair activity I was not aware of is wheelchair ballroom dancing. The sport was invented in Sweden in the 1970s, and is More...