Megan Mandatta

I am majoring in Multimedia Studies with a Concentration in Journalism as a Junior at Florida Atlantic University. I love to write about current events in our community.

By Megan Mandatta On Friday, July 31st, 2020
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Tropical Storm Isaias Upgraded to a Hurricane and is now Heading Toward Florida

Coastal Palm Beach County is currently under a hurricane watch as Hurricane Isaias is barreling toward the state. “As a tropical storm, Isaias whipped Haiti and the Dominican Republic and left hundreds of More...

By Megan Mandatta On Friday, July 31st, 2020
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Palm Beach County July 31 COVID-19 Update

Florida has passed another record-breaking death toll from COVID-19 for the fourth day in a row. There are currently 470,386 positive cases and 6,843 resident deaths in total. There were 257 resident deaths More...

By Megan Mandatta On Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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Palm Beach County July 29 COVID-19 Update

In Florida there are 451,423 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 32,171 in Palm Beach County. On July 27, Florida had 432,747 and Palm Beach County had 30,958. COVID-19 cases continue to grow daily both county and More...

By Megan Mandatta On Monday, July 27th, 2020
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Palm Beach County July 27 COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 in Florida hit 432,747 total cases with 30,958 of them in Palm Beach County. Many continue to worry of the overwhelming number of growing cases and their toll on local hospitals. Michael Maucker, marketing More...

By Megan Mandatta On Sunday, July 26th, 2020
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Local Hospital’s Worries and Response to COVID-19 Surges

In the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, the status of hospitals remains a point of worry for many. The availability of Intensive Care Unit beds and other necessary materials continue to dwindle. “Some of our More...

By Megan Mandatta On Friday, July 24th, 2020
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Palm Beach County July 24 COVID-19 Update

Florida breaks another COVID-19 record with the most deaths reported on a single day. Palm Beach County’s death toll also continues its increase reaching 744 deaths total. According to the Centers for Disease More...

By Megan Mandatta On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
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Palm Beach County COVID-19 Update July 22

COVID-19 case numbers in Florida and Palm Beach County continue to increase. There are 379,619 positive cases of COVID-19 in Florida. In Palm Beach County, there are now 27,506 positive cases. Palm Beach County More...

By Megan Mandatta On Friday, July 17th, 2020
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Two Parkland Brothers’ Promise to Humanity amidst COVID-19

Adam and Josh Buchwald have never been the type of brothers to sit idly by when there is a crisis. They are on a mission to change the world, one social media promise at a time. With the world facing an international More...

By Megan Mandatta On Friday, July 17th, 2020
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Palm Beach County July 17 COVID-19 Update

According to the Florida Department of Health Palm Beach County has a total of 24,361 positive cases of COVID-19. While Florida has 327,241 total cases. With each day, hundreds of new cases are confirmed across More...

By Megan Mandatta On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Palm Beach County July 15 COVID-19 Update

As Florida hurtles toward reopening, the state hit 301,810 total cases of COVID-19. Palm Beach County has 22,788 total cases. This is an increase of 10,181 new cases for Florida. On July 13, Palm Beach County More...