Let's not all freak out at once! A nurse shark bit a woman at a local Boca Raton beach on Sunday May 15th. The 23 year old woman was taken to the hospital with the shark still attached to her arm. The woman, whose name was not released, was treated at a hospital and was expected to be released the same day. Many witnesses report that the woman was seen "messing" … [Read more...]
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"The time to teach business principles like saving, and patience, is when they are young" -Shayne Schulman It seems that in our present society, financial literacy isn't making its way into the curriculum in public schools as much as it probably should. While some schools offer courses that touch on certain smart spending budget ideas, the fact is that not many of today's … [Read more...]
Gladiator Lacrosse was founded in 2013 by then-13-year old seventh-grade entrepreneur and lacrosse player, Rachel Zietz. Like every player wishing to improve his or her game, Rachel’s coaches advised her to play “wall ball” and practice her shot as much as possible. However, the quality of the products she purchased for use in the backyard would not hold up to the weather … [Read more...]
April 10-16 is known around the country as National Volunteer Week. In light of the national highlight that promotes random acts of kindness and helping others, a local high school in Boca Raton has introduced a new program teaching the importance of community service to its students. Yeshiva High School in western Boca Raton has allowed 77 12th grade students to spend the … [Read more...]
Its not everyday that a mother can say her child made its grand entrance into the world from the inside of a car, but for Paula D'Amore, thats exactly what happened. D'Amore woke Thursday morning with intense contractions and knew that her baby was soon to be on its way. After calling her Doula, Lindsay Ripley, photographer Paulina Splechta and midwife Christine Hackshaw, Paula … [Read more...]
Three firefighters were injured in Boca Raton this afternoon due to lightning strikes brought on by another bought of dangerous weather. Reports say that the firefighters were responding to a backyard fire in a residential neighborhood when the strike happened. Officials say firefighters were standing under an eave of the home while extinguishing the fire and when … [Read more...]
For years, telephone scams have plagued hard working citizens into paying fines or penalties; scams even exist to help get unsuspecting people out of their expensive timeshare agreements. Yesterday, a Boca Raton woman was targeted in a scam that could have cost her $8,000, with the caller identifying themselves as a representative from the Internal Revenue Service. The caller … [Read more...]