Gillian Manning

Gillian is a senior studying Multimedia Journalism and Communication Studies at Florida Atlantic University. She is currently the Editor-in-Chief at the University Press.

By Gillian Manning On Thursday, June 24th, 2021
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City Manager addresses concerns over street racing

City Manager Leif Ahnell The Boca Raton Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is tasked with making the downtown area enjoyable for residents and visitors. During a June 7 meeting, one member of the public asked More...

By Gillian Manning On Monday, June 21st, 2021
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Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services purchases new boat

The Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services Department sent out a press release on June 18, announcing their new fire rescue boat. Fire Boat 3 was custom-made by Metal Shark Boats in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The fire More...

By Gillian Manning On Friday, June 18th, 2021
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Possible amendment to downtown development plan

The Planning and Zoning Board on June 17. An amendment was proposed to the Boca Raton Planning and Zoning Board. The amendment (AM-21-04) would affect the Downtown Development of Regional Impact (DDRI) Development More...

By Gillian Manning On Monday, June 14th, 2021
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Publix gunman’s Facebook posts went unreported

On Thursday, June 10, two people were shot and killed at a Publix in Royal Palm Beach before the perpetrator turned the gun on himself. The victims were a grandmother, 69-year-old Litha Varone, and her one-year-old More...

By Gillian Manning On Friday, June 11th, 2021
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Upcoming Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride Parade and Festival

Wilton Drive will be closed to traffic from 4 a.m. on Saturday the 19th until 4 a.m. the following Sunday for the Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride Parade and Street Festival. The event will take place from 3 p.m. More...

By Gillian Manning On Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021
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New SunPass Pro can be used for out-of-state tolls

The new SunPass Pro has been released and allows drivers to pay tolls in 15 additional states. Drivers will have to purchase the new windshield transponder for $14.95 to enjoy this feature.   According to the More...

By Gillian Manning On Monday, May 31st, 2021
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Palm Beach Outlets job fair tomorrow and resume tips

The Palm Beach Outlets will be hosting a job fair tomorrow, June 1, in partnership with CareerSource Palm Beach County. From 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., more than 40 retailers will have representatives available More...

By Gillian Manning On Monday, May 31st, 2021
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Five dead, five children injured after crash in West Boca Raton

On the morning of May 30, a car crash on Camino Real killed three teenagers, two adults and left five children between the ages of 12-14 seriously injured. According to the SunSentinel, a 2013 Hyundai Genesis More...

By Gillian Manning On Wednesday, May 26th, 2021
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Palm Beach State College plans to use stimulus package on improving air quality and virtual learning

The American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill, was signed by President Joe Biden on March 11.  According to the Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach State College will be receiving $71 million More...

By Gillian Manning On Monday, May 24th, 2021
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Three new tax holidays for Florida residents

On May 21, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the HB 7061 bill, creating three new sales tax holidays for Florida residents. The first tax holiday aims for disaster preparedness as hurricane season begins on June 1. According More...