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By Mamie Barnhardt On Saturday, December 26th, 2020
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Boca Raton’s Seniors Helping Seniors a lifeline during COVID-19 pandemic

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, the country faced what The Atlantic called a “baffling problem”.  A nation-wide mask shortage. China had stopped shipping masks to the United More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Saturday, December 26th, 2020
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City to vote on new elementary school

Land currently being used as a temporary location for local schools while their primary buildings are under construction may be the site of a new Boca Raton elementary school with plans to open in 2022. The school More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Monday, December 21st, 2020
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Boca Raton Resort & Club lays off 995 employees

In March this year Boca Raton Resort & Club furloughed 995 employees and last Monday announced that those employees along with “a small group of currently active landscaping employees” would be permanently More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Wednesday, December 16th, 2020
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Palm Beach County and the City of Boca Raton appeal conversion therapy ruling

On December 11, Palm Beach County and the City of Boca Raton appealed a November 20th Eleventh Circuit Court ruling that local ordinances banning “conversion therapy” on minors violate the first amendment.  PBC More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Saturday, December 12th, 2020
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Museum of Discovery and Science Reopens

After closing twice due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Fort Lauderdale’s Museum of Discovery and Science reopened for a second time on December 12. According to the Palm Beach Post, during December the museum will More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Thursday, December 10th, 2020
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CDC advises against travel during holiday season

Home is where the heart is but a household is somewhere you have lived for 14 days, and if you plan on traveling home or inviting others into your household this holiday season, it is important to understand the More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
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FAU researchers receive grant to improve social interaction in older adults

Although social relationships are an important part of aging, cognitive challenges can lead older adults to withdraw from such activities, an event that has been aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic.  After More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Friday, December 4th, 2020
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Boca Christian to hold COVID-19 safe Christmas dinner and auction

Boca Raton Christian School will host it’s 30th Annual Christmas Dinner and Auction on Saturday, December 5 at 5pm. The event, which has been a staple of the school’s fundraising efforts, normally would More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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FDA to allow emergency use of at-home COVID-19 tests

The FDA will allow the emergency use of at-home COVID-19 tests and some patients in South Florida will be the first to access these tests.  The tests are single-use and will likely require a prescription. More...

By Mamie Barnhardt On Friday, November 20th, 2020
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Florida Senator Rick Scott tests positive for COVID-19

After learning that he had been potentially exposed to COVID-19 U.S. Senator Rick Scott, 67, went into quarantine on Saturday morning and although two rapid tests came back negative a more accurate PCR test came More...