Coco’s Story is Serving as Encouragement to Local Girls

Until her grandmother dragged her to the Pompey Park gymnasium recently, Sheryl Malone knew very little about tennis superstar Cori “Coco” Gauff. “I heard people talking about this young girl who played tennis, but I didn’t know anything more about her, … who she was or where she was from,” the Delray Beach teenager said after meeting More...

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By Online Staff AB On Thursday, March 31st, 2022
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It Only Takes One Dedicated Mentor to Shape a Child’s Future

‘The children are our future.’ We often say those words, but what if a child takes a wrong turn in life, becomes ensnared in crime, drug-addiction or suicide and self-destruction? If children are truly our More...

By Online Staff AB On Friday, March 25th, 2022
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Counting their Blessings

She lost her mother, sister, and brother when their house collapsed from the massive 7.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010.Jude Saincyr and her cousin, the only survivors in their home, were More...

By Online Staff AB On Monday, March 21st, 2022
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It Only Takes One Dedicated Mentor to Shape a Child’s Future

By: C. Ron Allen ‘The children are our future.’ We often say those words, but what if a child takes a wrong turn in life, becomes ensnared in crime, drug-addiction or suicide and self-destruction? If children More...

By Bocatribune On Thursday, November 25th, 2021
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Counting their Blessings this Thanksgiving

By: C. Ron Allen She lost her mother, sister, and brother when their house collapsed from the massive 7.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. Jude Saincyr and her cousin, the only survivors More...

By onlinet On Tuesday, July 6th, 2021
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What killed grandfather was a feeling he didn’t ‘belong anywhere’

Hugo and Lucie Mendel on the balcony of their Tel Aviv apartment prior to Hugo’s suicide in 1957. Between phone calls from my son and daughters this past Father’s Day, I read a story in The Times of More...

By Bocatribune On Saturday, December 5th, 2020
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Alfred “Zack” Straghn, 92, Helped to Construct the Cultural Architecture for Change in Delray Beach

Alfred “Zack” Straghn, a longtime funeral home operator, softball coach, Sunday school teacher and fighter who was instrumental in Delray Beach hiring black police officers and the integration of the city’s More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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The Residents of Delray Beach Deserve Leadership, Answers to Their Water Woes

By: C. Ron Allen The City of Delray Beach has found itself facing a disaster over its provision of the most basic of services — clean drinking water. An investigation found that pipes carrying reclaimed More...

By Bocatribune On Thursday, September 10th, 2020
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Even in Death, Monica Herring is Still Giving of Herself

By: C. Ron Allen Delray Beach is mourning the death of Monica Herring, the liturgical ballet aficionado, who has been praising God through her gift of dance for close to 30 years. Monica, 37, was pronounced More...

By Bocatribune On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
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Protesters Hope to Send Clear Message by Marching, at the Polls

By C. Ron Allen It’s been nine days since the world watched a Minneapolis police officer kneeling on the neck of a handcuffed George Floyd in daylight, killing him in the middle of a downtown street as three More...