Latest Delray Beach, Florida Stories

2011-03-04 07:30:00

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Most immigrants fantasize about finding the American Dream, often associating fame with material wealth. Many give up in their quest because it takes hard work and discipline.

2010-11-02 00:00:37

Spodak Dental Group Named 2010 - 2011 Business Of The Year The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce has voted to honor the Spodak Dental Group (SDG) as its 2010-2011 Business of the Year.

2009-07-24 15:48:12

Some parents in Delray Beach, Fla., have complained about a bronze sculpture of a nude family at a shopping plaza near an elementary school. The sculpture by artist Itzik Asher, titled Journey to the New, depicts a somewhat abstracted father, mother, infant and older child representing the flight of Russian and Ethiopian Jews to Israel, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported Friday. It's a figurative piece, somewhat abstract, said Richard Caster, who owns Addison Plaza shopping center, which...

2009-02-23 11:34:05

Preston Lenard Parker, a former star wide receiver for the Florida State Seminoles, is in police custody for an alleged probation violation, authorities say. Parker, who was kicked off the Florida State team, turned himself over to authorities in Palm Beach County, Fla., during the weekend, The Palm Beach Post reported Monday. Parker allegedly violated his probation from a 2008 misdemeanor conviction stemming from his arrest on felony charges of marijuana possession and carrying a concealed...

2008-08-06 03:00:29

By Maria Herrera, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 6--DELRAY BEACH -- It took more than two decades, but the Haitian community here finally has representation at City Hall.

2008-08-01 06:00:39

By C. Ron Allen, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 1--DELRAY BEACH -- To many in south Palm Beach County, Clayton L. Coleman was a teacher, coach, mentor and parent.

2008-07-31 03:00:28

By Maria Herrera, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 31--DELRAY BEACH -- For 10 years, Virginia Feldman has roamed the city's streets, trapping and rescuing feral fowl, injured raccoons and stray dogs. But Feldman's job might disappear next year.

2008-07-16 03:00:00

By Maria Herrera, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 16--DELRAY BEACH -- City officials approved a program Tuesday that will add an extra year of service to employees who are close to retirement and willing to leave early.

2008-07-14 09:00:35

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. _ Most everybody in this neighborhood coffee haunt has been hooked on something. The high-school dropout with beauty-pageant looks has been fending off a heroin habit for two decades. The former football player says he is clean now after years of popping pain pills.

2008-07-11 18:00:18

By Evan S. Benn, The Miami Herald Jul. 11--Beachgoers be warned: If you see the ocean turn red this weekend, it's not your eyes playing tricks on you, and it's nothing to worry about.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.