Local Veterans Organization Donates Motorized Wheelchair to Disabled Seabee

  Navy Veteran Peter Reid, 54, and his new art track motorized wheelchair. By CRA News Service DELRAY BEACH – A Navy veteran who was wounded in Iraq will soon find his mobility much improved thanks to a local veteran’s organization. The Delray Beach Elks Lodge 1770 on Sunday presented Peter Reid, 54, of Palm Bay, with a state-of-the-art More...

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By Bocatribune On Friday, February 8th, 2013
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Hobnobbing with the Big Ballas at the Big Game

By: Samantha Mellman Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest day of the year in sports, and that means a big day of festivities – partying and watching the game from somewhere other than their couches, not worrying about More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, February 1st, 2013
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‘Honoring those who served BBQ’

By: Samantha Mellman Cpl. Burt Richards says to me, “Students recite the Pledge of Allegiance in class every day, and do not know who wrote it and they think Pearl Harbor is a resort in the Bahamas.” When I More...

By Bocatribune On Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
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Boca Rotary Honors Five Local Leaders with OPAL Awards

By Dale King and Julia Hebert The Boca Raton Rotary Club honored five community leaders with OPAL (Outstanding People and Leaders) Awards recently for their work in the local area. The 15th annual gala, held Jan. More...

By Bocatribune On Monday, January 21st, 2013
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“Veteran” tells of Road to Victory: Hope and Courage in WWII

The Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park Community Center kicked off its spring “Afternoons at the Willow Series” Jan. 15 with a lecture by Peter Colon about World War II. Dressed in costume, Colon, a living history More...

By Bocatribune On Sunday, September 11th, 2011
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Hometown Hero: Scott Gordon

Article By: Pedro Heizer Photos by: Jon van Woerden Boca Raton is a city known for its soccer. Not only is Boca Raton the home of United States Men’s National Team forward Jozy Altidore, and Manchester City midfielder More...

By Bocatribune On Thursday, August 5th, 2010
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Steve Geffrard is Good as Gold

By: Pedro Heizer As I walked into the Police Athletic League gym, I must admit, I was worried. Worried that Steve Geffrard was going to be one of those types of boxers who could come in with his nose in the air More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, June 4th, 2010
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Hometown Heroes: Steve Geffrard

By: Dale Smith Earlier in May, Saint Andrews High School senior, Steve Geffrard won the national heavyweight Golden Gloves title in Little Rock, Arkansas, upsetting defending champion Jordan Shimmell of Michigan More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, May 21st, 2010
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Hometown Heroes: Luisa Ortiz and Dylan Gunning

By: Pedro Heizer Olympic Heights High School, a school known for a history of good tennis, is now at the top of the High School Tennis world. Luisa Ortiz, a sophomore at Olympic heights, made it to the states semifinals, More...