It Only Takes One Dedicated Mentor to Shape a Child’s Future

‘The children are our future.’ We often say those words, but what if a child takes a wrong turn in life, becomes ensnared in crime, drug-addiction or suicide and self-destruction?  If children are truly our future, then we adults owe them a helping hand in shaping it. We can do so through mentoring. January is National Mentoring Month, a time More...

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By Online Staff On Sunday, January 20th, 2019
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What Would Rev. King Think About America on the Eve of His Holiday

In a few days, Americans will pause to celebrate the life and memory of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose life was cut short 61 years ago by an assassin’s bullet. I was engaged in a conversation recently More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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A Sweet, Bitter Start to the New Year

A new year is upon us and once again, just like clockwork, we found ourselves doing a variety of things to usher it in. Like many of my friends who were at concerts or parties, I kicked off my new year on a high More...

By Online Staff On Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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A Holiday Season with Many Meanings, What Does Christmas Represent to You?

I love this time of the year, not because of the gifts, the merrymaking or even the weather, but more so, for the outpour of heartwarming stories of kindness from those among us. While penning this week’s column, More...

By Online Staff On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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Remember Your Local Nonprofits in Your Giving This Christmas

The nonprofit organizations that make such a big difference in South Palm Beach County need our help year-round. But with Christmas just one week away, several local charities that depend on our generosity to help More...

By Bocatribune On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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Voting is not an event, it Determines the Future you want for your Children

By: C. Ron Allen Election day is in one day. And as Palm Beach County voters head to the polls on Tuesday, they will be facing some historic choices. By the end of the day, voters will have elected a new governor, More...

By Online Staff On Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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Agent of Change: Revered Retired Judge Edward Rodgers dead at 90

WEST PALM BEACH; 5/28/97: Judge Edward Rodgers (cq) (Ret.) in the law library in the State Attorney’s Office. Staff Photo by Lannis Waters  Retired Palm Beach County Circuit Judge, who was the county’s More...

By Online Staff On Friday, October 12th, 2018
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Random Thoughts

Just few weeks ago, I encouraged you to support the West Boca High School Chorus’ effort to raise $8,000 for their music program. You responded and within hours of my appeal, they exceed their target by more than More...

By Online Staff D On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Invest in our Students, the Arts Instruction. It’s Critical for Their Education.

By: C. Ron Allen Boca Raton, FL – Every year dozens of students who participate in band and orchestra in schools across our district cannot afford to rent or buy their instrument. But there is an even greater More...

By Online Staff D On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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Not Voting Does What?

By: C. Ron Allen As the ballots were being tallied on election night, all indications were that Kathy Cottrell had won a seat on the Boca Raton City Council. But then the race got interesting, or rather ca used More...