Irma Brought out the Best in Us, the Worst in a few

By: C. Ron Allen As Hurricane Irma slowly weaves her way into the annals of history, I think it is only appropriate that we postmortem on this devastating disaster that wreaked such havoc in our lives. Although – fortunately – no lives were lost in Boca Raton and Delray Beach, the damage and destruction is far more than anyone expected. It More...

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By Bocatribune On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Madame Mayor Carol G. Hanson, the End of an Era

By: C. Ron Allen I awoke to the news Sunday that longtime public servant and Boca Raton Mayor Carol G. Hanson had died. While I was not surprised because I knew of her health challenges (her husband of 61 years, More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, August 18th, 2017

A Missed Opportunity to Erase Damaging Stereotypes

By: C. Ron Allen When Joel Maldonado arrived at Village Academy to drop off his three children on Monday morning, he was overwhelmed by the sight of men, lots of them, standing in the hallway to greet kids on the More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, July 28th, 2017

Skip Sheffield: a Legend in the Arts Community in Palm Beach County

By: C. Ron Allen Skip Sheffield, a major voice in Palm Beach County entertainment coverage for nearly five decades, died in his sleep on July 20. He was 69, and most recently served as the entertainment writer for More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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The Old Way of Building More Road Space to Address Traffic is no Longer a Viable Option

By: C. Ron Allen It is no secret that Boca Raton’s traffic is the pits – or at least – not far from it. The overbuilding-overcrowding angst, which is quickly affecting the quality of life throughout South More...

By Online Staff G On Friday, June 30th, 2017

One of America’s Best Communities in Educating Youth to Read at Grade Level

Living up to the idiom once an All-America City, still an All-America City, Delray Beach made history recently by becoming the only municipality in the state to be honored with this prestigious award three times. That More...

By Online Staff G On Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Is Delray Beach a City That Reads?

Sometime today, we should learn whether the City of Delray Beach was named an All-America City for a third year. A contingency a city officials are attending the National Civic League conference in Denver where More...

By Online Staff G On Friday, June 9th, 2017

Congratulations to the Graduates, Their Families

This is one of my favorite seasons – not because it signals the end of the cool weather and heralds the summer days but its time when one journey ends – at least in the education process. Students are. Whether More...

By Online Staff G On Friday, May 26th, 2017

There are More Good News Around Us

How many times have we heard people say there is not enough good or positive news in the paper? I can count numerous times and I am going on the record to say it depends on the publication that one is reading. By More...

By Online Staff G On Friday, May 12th, 2017

A Quarter Century of Recognizing Community Giants

Twenty five years ago automotive legend Jim Moran saw the need to recognize members of south Florida’s black communities who were enriching lives, improving their communities and inspiring their neighbors. Oftentimes, More...