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2010-09-09 07:25:00

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Sober Living in Delray, Recovery Residences, in conjunction with the "Moment of Change - Intervention Approaches for Professionals - 32nd National Conference" is sponsoring the presentation of "Mood Disorders and Addictive Disorders: Current Treatment Strategies" at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at the Old Calypso Restaurant in Delray Beach, Florida. Nationally recognized expert Dr. Dean J. Rotundo, M.D., P.A., F.A.P.A., will present...

2010-08-03 10:01:00

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- RediLearning has announced its exclusive partnership with Leah Klusch, RN, BSN, FACHCA, a leading Operational Expert and Nurse Educator, the founder and Executive Director of The Alliance Training Center. The strategic initiative will greatly expand accessibility to Ms. Klusch's very popular live training sessions, know-how and materials through a digital conversion and online integration program conducted by RediLearning. "We are delighted to be...

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...

2009-02-09 15:12:33

Police in Florida said a man was issued 50 traffic citations after he led officers from two cities in a chase that ended when he crashed his SUV. Authorities said Elvis Alonzo Barrett, 46, whose driver's license has been revoked six times and suspended 28 times, refused to pull over in Boynton Beach when a police officer attempted to stop him and led police in the city and in nearly Delray Beach on a chase that included driving the wrong way on an Interstate 95 ramp before crashing into...

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. City commissioners appointed Mackenson "Mack" Bernard, a 32-year-old tax attorney of Haitian descent, to fill the seat left vacant when former City Commissioner Brenda Montague resigned last month to join her family in California. "This is a historic moment," said former City Commissioner Charlotte Durante, who...

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. The "giant of an educator," who taught for almost 50 years -- including 22 years as principal before she retired in 1981 -- died of natural causes at her Delray Beach home on Monday. She was 92. "Dr. Coleman was what we would call a mother to everybody, regardless of their age," said Ruby Louise Jackson King, a former...

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. "Who's going to do her job?" asked resident Carolyn Zimmerman. "This is very upsetting." Since City Manager David Harden put together a list of jobs that could be eliminated in next year's budget, Zimmerman has been distributing fliers, talking...

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. The program -- a savings tool in a tight budget year -- could save the city an estimated $1.6 million, nearly 20 percent of the $8 million budget shortfall the city faces if it keeps the tax rate the same as this year's. Any city employee within two years of his or her...

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. Miami-based scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will use a harmless and biodegradable red dye to trace the path of wastewater after it shoots out of a Delray Beach outfall one mile offshore. "We're not sure if people will see the red water, but if they do, we didn't want...

2008-06-25 21:00:00

By Glen Warchol, The Salt Lake Tribune Jun. 25--DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- When the afternoon thunderstorm hit, the palms outside the hotel began whipping and shaking like the pom-poms of a meth-addicted drill team, lightning strobed the flooding streets and the horizontal rain forced its way through window frames and skylights. The bartender moved a garbage can under an especially bad drip and continued making gin and tonics. Everyone else stared gape-mouthed out the open doors at the pounding...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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