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July, 16, 2012, marked the 70th anniversary of the Vel D'Hiv round-up. On July 16th and 17th, 1942, the French police arrested 13,152 Jewish men, women and children from the Paris area. Initially kept in the Velodrome D'Hiver, they were then taken to internment camps near Paris and finally transported to German death camps. It took until 1995, in a speech by then President Jacques Chirac, to formally acknowledge France's collaboration with the Nazis. In 2012 French President Francois…Continue
Funeral services for former Palm Beach County Sheriff Charles A. McCutcheon have been scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 23, with a Mass at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Boca Raton. On Friday, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., there will be visiting hours at Glick Funeral Home in Boca Raton. A burial service, with military and police honors will take place at Boca Raton Cemetery.
McCutcheon, 83, died at home on Tuesday morning, June 19. He had a long and distinguished career in law…Continue
The Boca Club Bridge (Camino Real Road) over the Intracoastal Waterway (City of Boca Raton) is closed for bridge repairs to all vehicle and traffic from 6 a.m, on May 26 to 6 p.m. on June 20. Traffic will be detoured via: U.S. 1, S.E. Mizner Boulevard, Palmetto Park Road and A1A.
Police Chief Jeff Tyson was fired April 5 after his being arrested in Boca Raton on April 4 for DUI and leaving the scene of an accident.
Official word of Tyson’s termination was announced in a statement from Town Manager Mike Bornstein, who wrote that Tyson had violated town personnel policies, including conduct unbecoming of a town employee and “off-duty abuse of alcohol, which adversely affects an employee’s job performance.”
Tyson, 51, has been Lantana’s…Continue