Voting guide for Broward and Palm Beach counties

Some Broward and Palm Beach County voters will head to the polls Tuesday to choose city and town leaders. Municipalities holding elections include: Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Coconut Creek, Deerfield Beach, Delray Beach, Highland Beach, Lighthouse Point, Ocean Ridge, Miramar and Weston. In Hillsboro Beach, charter changes are on the ballot. Where do I vote?

2017-03-15T13:06:38+00:00 March 15th, 2017|News, Pickups, Politics|

El antisemitismo tambien golpea al sur de la Florida

“El pueblo judío tiene un Ph.D. en sufrimiento”, dice Mario Rojzman, rabino de Beth Torah Rok Campus, en Aventura, al referirse a los cientos de ataques a cementerios y amenazas sufridos por esa comunidad en las últimas semanas en varios estados de la unión americana. La Florida no es la excepción. El pasado martes, la

2017-03-10T11:23:26+00:00 March 10th, 2017|News, Noticias, Politics, Public Safety|

Two former commissioners seek to fill Highland Beach mayor seat

Two former Highland Beach commissioners are squaring off in the March 14 election for mayor. The candidates, Ronald Dean Brown and Carl Feldman, joined the commission in 2012 and 2013, respectively. Brown served as the town's vice mayor in 2012, and Feldman has held his seat until stepping down late last year to run for

2017-03-02T14:03:39+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|News, Pickups, Politics|

Five candidates seek two available seats on Highland Beach commission

One current member of the Highland Beach commission is defending her seat against one challenger, while three others are vying for a second open seat on the dais. Incumbent Rhoda Zelniker will go head-to-head with architect Barry Donaldson for a three-year term, while retired Vietnam veteran Carl Gehman, physician Dr. Melissa Ebbs and retired executive

2017-03-02T13:52:29+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|News, Pickups, Politics|

Four competing for two available seats on Ocean Ridge commission

After its vice mayor resigned following a shooting incident, four residents are vying for two open seats on March 14 for the Ocean Ridge commission. In October, Vice Mayor Richard Lucibella was accused of shooting a gun in his backyard while intoxicated. The resulting dust-up resulted in the resignation of Lucibella, who pleaded not guilty.

2017-03-03T11:33:28+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|News, Pickups, Politics|

Trabajadores de Homestead [ensayo fotográfico]

En un sembradío de tomates, agricultores indocumentados se presentan a trabajar todos los días por ocho horas y hasta siete días por semana, a pesar del miedo de poder ser deportados a su país. Desde tempranas horas de la mañana, alrededor de 30 agricultores recorren los mas de 800 mil metros cuadrados que ocupa el

2018-08-07T17:59:45+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Award Winners, News, Noticias, Photos, Politics|

Youngest newcomer elected to serve as Golden Beach council member

Golden Beach voters elected its youngest town council member on Tuesday, uprooting an 18-year incumbent in the process. Longtime council member Judy Lusskin received the highest number of votes, 216, while newcomer Jaime Mendal, 26, received 204 votes. Incumbent Bernard Einstein came in third, losing in the race for the two open seats with 117.

2017-04-10T11:46:59+00:00 February 24th, 2017|News, Pickups, Politics|

Tensa calma en el Sur de la Florida al endurcerse la política migratoria [Audio]

Aunque ya se están empezando a realizar las primeras deportaciones y, a la espera de las ‘últimas medidas aprobadas por el presidente Donald Trump el martes, Santos, un guatemalteco inmigrante indocumentado, acude cada mañana a las 7 am, junto a un grupo de indocumentados, a buscar trabajo en el campo o en la construcción, tres

2017-02-24T11:27:00+00:00 February 24th, 2017|News, Noticias, Politics, Video/Audio|

Two incumbents and a newcomer compete for two Golden Beach Town Council seats

Two incumbents and one challenger are running for two council seats in Golden Beach, a 1.8-square-mile town just south of Broward County. Incumbents Bernard Einstein and Judy Lusskin are on the ballot with 26-year-old newcomer Jaime Mendal. The three are running for two council seats. The two candidates with the most votes on Tuesday win;

2017-02-16T18:32:53+00:00 February 16th, 2017|News, Pickups, Politics|

FIU, UM academics deal with impacts of travel ban

In Miami-Dade County, the impact of President Donald Trump's executive order regarding the citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations may be most keenly felt on college campuses, where Ph.D. candidates and professors are scrambling to continue their research in the aftermath of the travel ban.  Mohammad Ali Faghihi, a professor in the college of medicine at the

2017-02-09T19:41:42+00:00 February 9th, 2017|News, Politics, Public Safety|