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The Joys of Living Here!

Phillip and Shirley Killion, formerly of Ridgefield, Connecticut, give us their thoughts in their own words, about one of our area’s unique attractions;  Wakodahatchee Wetlands which are located on Jog Road, south of Woolbright Road, just before Lake Ida/ Sims Road. Admission is free for everyone.
Thoughts on the current wood storks nesting in Wakodahatchee, May, [...]

Can Boynton Beach go viral?

Going viral means different things so let’s just focus on the one area which has changed the way we get and transmit information, the Internet

May lose a lot of you from reading this because the Internet is something to which you have not felt connected.   Except for emails from friends and family you don’t have [...]

WANTED: ARTISTS WITH A VISION OF BOYNTON BEACH!

We need the vision which artists can bring for the betterment of Boynton Beach. Our City did a branding survey. “Struggling” and “family friendly” topped the list.  The full news story is found here: http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/boynton-beach-branding-surveys-top-response-city-struggling-1409775.html

Most cities of our size are struggling. “Family friendly” is a great complement when you consider the generations and diversity which [...]

Mayor Stifles Resident's SPIRIT but SOUL wins Out

I believe that this is an accurate description of what Mayor Rodriquez did at last night’s (2/17) Commission/CRA workshop meeting and how it worked out.  Don’t know whether this meeting was taped.  It should have been.  My District 3 Commissioner Steven Holtzman was present during the City staff and CRA presentations as they appeared on the agenda:

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Powerful Town Meeting in Boynton Beach

On Monday night (1/31) in Boynton Beach the people came to our downtown.   They did not see the blighted North Federal area.   I believe they saw HOPE because a House of Reprsentative elected official had come to hear them.

St Mark’s Parish Hall was jammed with people who came to see and hear newly elected Rep [...]

Florida’s Delicate Ecosystem

Boynton residents who care about it should view videos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEayoC-MXSw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDLPW1FP-W4

This short documentary was filmed at a meeting between Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Director Jack Long and twelve members of the Palm Beach County Environmental Coalition (PBCEC). 

Meeting took place Nov. 30, 2009 and focuses on the “pass the buck” mentality between the various state and [...]

Hello Again Boynton Beach

My first blog entry in a while. 

Let’s go for some good news…. And it is all grouped around next weekend.
 
Set your computer, calendar, whatever to:

10 a.m. Friday Nov. 12

when Boynton Beach Community High School Choir group will perform on NBC’s “Today” show.  Not an easy feat to become to #1 chorus in the nation by [...]

CITIZENS ALERT! Our Boynton Beach District 4 Schools need John McGovern

We must work together to keep this seat in Boynton Boynton. We must not allow this seat to pass into the hands of candidates who, in this most gerrymandered of districts, will not focus on the challenge before us of the need for continuous progress for our District 4 schools – the majority of which are Boynton/Delray/Lake Worth. [...]

Boynton Beach CRA Director Actions

Reading the Palm Beach Post headline “Boynton CRA director refuses office access to Mayor, calls Police”…. made me realize how destructive the actions of our present Boynton Beach CRA Director have become.   At this point it renders her totally ineffective

At the 6/8 CRA Board meeting the Board has requested that CRA Director Lisa Bright and [...]

A Big Thank you to Keller Williams Realty Boynton Beach

 On May 13th as part of their Company’s second year RED DAY (RENEW, ENERGIZE and DONATE) this office which is located west, (8188 Jog Road) far from our Downtown, donated the time of their 40 or more,  agents and staff, to renew and energize Our Senior Center on Federal Highway across from the Woman’s Club. [...]

Boynton Beach’s Greatest Asset

A vibrant downtown begins with a well-run creatively developed  BOYNTON BEACH MARINA.  Our Marina is one of the last working marinas in Palm Beach County. It is part of Palm Beach County’s strategic plan to activate the Intracoastal Waterway as a means of commerce. 

A public meeting will  be held in the Marina on Monday, April 26, 2010, 4:00 [...]

Election Time is here for Boynton Beach. Check out our Candidates. Don’t Complain..VOTE on Tuesday March 9th!

Check out the candidates.  Call them at the number which is public record.  If they are not accessible now… do you think they will be  accessible later if elected?    Finally, try to meet and question them at public forums.

FOR MAYOR:

 Commissioners Jose  Rodriguez (561) 628-5792)  and Ronald Weiland (561) 214-1079)  are on our City Commission and CRA Board and have been for several years.   [...]

Health insurance is different from homeowner or automobile insurance.

Homes and autos can be replaced. Good health is priceless and its loss a disaster which changes lives.
Change never comes easily in the United States. Valuing our system and the process I attended the town hall meeting August 20th in west Delray Beach. After being out in the relentless sun where I listened and watched [...]