Radio Icon Tom Joyner Signs Off, Leaving an Immeasurable Impact

C. Ron Allen Boca Raton, FL – It was shortly after 10 a.m. when Radio Hall of Famer Tom Joyner hung up his headset and rushed out of the studios at Hot 105 (WHQT, FM 105.1) for a bio break. As Joyner gingerly made his way down the hallway, a group of about 30 children and their chaperones greeted him with hugs. The pioneering urban radio personality More...

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By Bocatribune On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Not Again! When Will it Ever End?

 By: C. Ron Allen In a few days, our children will head back to school for the new year. And I can only imagine parents sending them off with some sage words of caution: look both ways before crossing the street, More...

By Bocatribune On Monday, August 12th, 2019

Coco’s Story is Serving as Encouragement to Local Girls

By: C. Ron Allen 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 More...

By Online Staff D On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Peter Licata Marks a Triumphant Return to South County as Regional Superintendent

Peter Licata By: C. Ron Allen Residents in Southern Palm Beach County should be excited knowing that Dr. Peter Licata, an assistant superintendent in the School District of Palm Beach County, has returned as their More...

By Online Staff D On Friday, June 7th, 2019

Even in Death, Dr. Merrilee R. Middleton Will Impact Lives

Dr. Merrilee R. Middleton Boca Raton, FL – As a psychologist, Dr. Merrilee R. Middleton pushed for mental health services for young people. And even in death she wants to continue research to find a cure for More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, May 31st, 2019

Merilee Middleton: a Pioneer in Local Mental Health Counseling

By: C. Ron Allen Dr. Merrilee R. Middleton, a psychologist who helped change the public perception of mental illness, is being remembered for bringing mental health counseling to thousands of South Floridians who More...

By Online Staff D On Monday, April 15th, 2019

A Charge to the Chief

C. Ron Allen Boca Raton, FL – Tears, laughter and fond memories showed the closeness that exists in the Delray Beach Police Department as the force and community said goodbye to one chief and welcomed another More...

By Online Staff On Monday, February 25th, 2019

CommUNITY Champions Practicing What They Preach

The spiritual works of compassion/mercy – especially teaching the faith and putting up with the annoyances of others – are very important. But it is about time that more leaders of our local houses of worship More...

By Online Staff On Friday, January 25th, 2019

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 On Sunday, January 20th, 2019

What Would Rev. King Think About America on the Eve of His Holiday

In a few days, Americans will pause to celebrate the life and memory of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose life was cut short 61 years ago by an assassin’s bullet. I was engaged in a conversation recently More...