Rechargeable Batteries Can Potentially Cause Fires if Deposited in Recycling Bins or the Trash

Throwing rechargeable batteries in a recycling bin or the garbage can put property and people’s lives at risk. In fact, fires traced to lithium ion batteries have been reported at recycling facilities nationwide, and fires have started in the garbage trucks that go to your home.  These batteries power our cell phones, cordless power tools More...

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By Robert Weinroth On Sunday, April 18th, 2021
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Ground Breaking Research Projects at FAU Explored in Virtual Town Hall Meeting

Palm Beach County Commissioner Robert S Weinroth will join Dr Daniel Flynn, Vice President of Research at Florida Atlantic University, to discuss the county response to COVID-19 and explore the exciting research More...

By Robert Weinroth On Sunday, April 18th, 2021
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Homebound Seniors Can Sign Up for COVID-19 Vaccine

By: Robert S Weinroth The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) announced in March a new way for homebound seniors to sign up to have a COVID-19 vaccine come directly to them. Interested seniors More...

By Robert Weinroth On Sunday, April 18th, 2021
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As Covid Vaccine Becomes More Plentiful Demand Begins to Ease Making Access Easier

By: Robert S Weinroth Over the past few weeks, a drop in demand for vaccinations has been reported. With all adults, 16 and over, eligible to receive the vaccine, its more a matter of where and when as opposed More...

By Robert Weinroth On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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Using Water Safety Practices Can Save Lives

The Drowning Prevention Coalition (DPC) of Palm Beach County encourages parents, caregivers, pool owners and vacationers to make drowning prevention a top priority. According to the Palm Beach County Medical More...

By Robert Weinroth On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control Waives Adoption Fees in April

Palm Beach County’s Public Safety Department Divisions of Animal Care and Control and Victim Services has partnered together and will be offeringfree pet adoptions throughout the month of April.  This promotion More...

By Robert Weinroth On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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Understanding “Home Rule” in Florida

By: Robert S Weinroth The United States Constitution makes no mention of the powers related to local governments. The 10th Amendment reserves those powers to the state. During the 18th century, cities, More...

By Robert Weinroth On Saturday, March 27th, 2021
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Health Care District of Palm Beach County Reaches 100,000th Vaccination Milestone and Announces Launch of Streamlined Online Self-Scheduling Process

The Health Care District’s appointment-only, walk-in vaccination sites are located at the South County Civic Center west of Delray Beach, the Burns Road Community Center in Palm Beach Gardens, and the South Florida More...

By Robert Weinroth On Saturday, March 20th, 2021
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More Trash Talk from Palm Beach County Commissioner Robert Weinroth

For the better part of the last year, our community has been focused on the impacts wrought by “the pandemic.” With over 525,000 Americans lost to this disease, we must be grateful to the scientists who More...

By Robert Weinroth On Saturday, March 20th, 2021
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FAU Charles E Schmidt College of Medicine Class of 2021 Holds Match Day

Florida Atlantic University’s soon-to-be physicians learned today where they will be going for their next phase of training – medical residency. They are one step closer to becoming board certified physicians More...