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Boca Residents Recruiting KKK Members The Boca Raton TribuneMarch 07, through March 13, 2014 for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com see page B1Communitysee page 5 Municipalsee page 4 CommunityNew Landmark Unveiled In Downtown Boca Raton Boca man Convicted of Chopping his Wife Gets 15 yearssee page 10 2014 Municipal Election Special Municipalsee page 10Community OSHA enters into agreement with GEO Groupsee page 7Four visitors from Bro ward found with stolen propertyAs the community paper of this great city, we feel that it is our duty to all residents to share an unbiased, clear view of all the candidates running for election this upcoming week. This Election special is just that. With five pages of comprehensive election coverage of both Seat B and D, and of course the Mayoral seat, we hope that we can help you decide on what you believe is best for this great city of ours. All candidates running for Council Seats were interviewed one-on-one, while both candidates running for Mayor were asked to answer the questionnaire that is placed in the centerfold of the paper. We would like to thank all the candidates for their time and we hope you enjoy the five-page coverage.Susan Haynie Anthony Majhess
2 -Edition 176 March 07, through March 13, 2014 www.bocaratontribune.com set your clocks ahead one hour Saturday night for Daylight Savings Time which we should have all year round! consultant Dick Morris will speak at the Gold Coast Tiger Bay Club lunch 11:30 am. to Premier level of the Boca Cinemark Palace, 3200 Airport Road. Register on the site at www.goldcoasttigerbayclub. com or all 561.852.0000 for further information. have reduced their combined headquarters staff by 35 percent since merging, created a few hundred new positions to be based in Boca division president and chief strategy/ innovation officer. Some store closures will follow. were dedicated in at the north and south ends of the Pedestrian Promenade at unanimously approved Barrel of Monks beer Microbrewery and tasting Congress Industrial Park. renters, University Park Student broke ground on construction on more 159 units and 598 beds in the 8 fourstory buildings. to start service March 20 from the Port of Palm Beach, after undergoing $3 million in renovations after being completely gutted, with owners and the Port pocketing almost $1 million in revenue from 2/day 600 passenger ship sailings. sold at short sale prices continue to face to remove the mortgage forgiveness with Congress being pressured to market. amending the proposed bill to permit slots at the Palm Beach County Kennel resort casinos in Broward and Miami/ Dade Counties, along with limiting dog racing at the Palm Beach County Kennel Club, a move long sought after by Kennel Club owners, will face major hurdles as the bill for gambling million contract with the Seminole Indian Tribe in jeopardy, which gives like blackjack and baccarat. and listings increased in January with Palm Beach County having over 7200 listings a month, up 7% over last year and January recording over 1000 single family sales at a median price of $255,000. the pioneer in nickel and diming passengers, reported hefty profits of $177 million for 2013, up a huge 76% Blue. are still available at the newly opened West Palm Beach, after 1,000 already hired. winning producer, entertainer, and educator is hanging up his Veterans raise funds for the War Veterans Museum & Education Center in Palm The Master Composers of Broadway Sondheim, Porter, Kern and more with the music of their great Broadway hits: email@example.com for booking dates. local economy and $2 million to local charities with near record attendance. million, the Seminole Indian Tribe paid $615,000 and the Palm Beach County despite the County having its own lobbyists) among the $220 million paid out in lobbying members of the State Wick Theatre and Costume Museum, 561.995.2333 or visit www.thewick.org for tickets. Center for the Performing Arts, 201 www.browardcenter.org for tickets and more information. West Palm Beach to March 9. Call for tickets or info. Drama Dept. presents Young $15. Call 561.672.2066. Upcoming shows include Death by Dessert, April 25 & 26. Ass Wit of Molly Ivins, to March 16 at the Willow Theatre in Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton. visit www.womenstheatreproject.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org or twtp@ bellsouth.net.COMMUNITY NEWS PAGE TWOThe Boca Raton Tribune Community News Quote of the Week:And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. 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4 -Edition 176 March 07, through March 13, 2014 www.bocaratontribune.comCommunity News Community NewsThe Boca Raton Tribune Boca Raton Tribune 10 x 6.5 2/23; 3/2 FL DANIEL S. NELSON RE LIC BK3223097. WILLIAMS & WILLIAMS RE LIC 1032049. WILLIAMS & WILLIAMS AUC LIC AB2784. BUYERS PREMIUM MAY APPLY. American Luxury WeekMAR 10-14 | 100+ LUXURY PROPERTY AUCTIONS williamsauction.com 800.801.8003Boca Raton Luxury Home AuctionsNominal Opening Bids from $50,000Open 1-4pm Sun March 2 & 9747 Coquina Way 4BR 6.1BA 5,388+/sf in Sun & Surf Club. Master bedroom has ceiling with custom mural, alcove sitting area with wall of windows overlooking waterway and custom flooring. Covered back porch with pool and waterway views. Auctions: 11:45am, Tue Mar 11 on site or bid live from anywhere at auctionnetwork.com 255 SW 14th Pl 3BR 2BA 2,337+/sf with dock in Boca Islands. Living room has angled wood beam ceiling with bar area and opens to slightly elevated dining room. Auctions: 10:30am, Tue Mar 11 on site or bid live from anywhere at auctionnetwork.com 1385 SW 3rd Street 4BR 3BA 3,018+/sf. Built in 1981. Approx .2ac lot. 2-car attached garage. Open floor plan with vaulted ceiling and stone fireplace. Auctions: 9:15am, Tue Mar 11 on site or bid live from anywhere at auctionnetwork.com 6221 NW 23 Way 5BR 4.5BA 3,652+/sf with pool in Broken Sound. Approx .39ac lot. Kitchen has glass front cabinets, a large peninsula breakfast bar and opens to a sunroom-esque breakfast nook. Auctions: 1:15pm, Tue Mar 11 on site or bid live from anywhere at auctionnetwork.com By Jason SchwartzAt least two Boca Raton residents are proudly showing their support flag outside their mobile homes, the Boca Raton Tribune has learned. The residents, within a block of each other, along Sandalfoot displaying a 'Members Wanted' sign and a noose outside their home. Both residents said they are from separate white families are producing less children because the father and mother work and you have interracial marriages and gay marriages, so there are less and less white children being born every day," said one of the men, who would only identify him as a recruiter for the Knights neighbors have accused him of recruiting local children with conversations, literature and his displays. he started flying the KKK flag recently and posted a sign seeking response has been positive. People have been very cordial, he said. They toot their horn. They stop. They wave. They take pictures. bottles on my lawn or anything like that." Another resident Carolyn Jones lives in the other home that has a noose. "If you want to join, you are free fine too. This is not for everyone, and everyone joins for their own reasons. It's not to be mean or show hate." The African American community have their beliefs and their own little things, she said. Muslims, they too have their synagogue and mosque and everything else. Why can't a white person have this?" Some neighbors have called authorities to complain. They also accuse the KKK members of using 13 But they were told the residents have a right to fly any flag they choose. The red flag and its symbolism have some neighbors outraged and offended. "It's reminding me of back in the old days," said Margaret Martin, a black woman who recently moved in across the street. "I didn't think that was still going on anymore. This is raise it each morning and lower the flag at dusk. Ricans from flying their Puerto Rican flag or the Jews from having their yarmulke or whatever it is in the holidays," he said. "It's my patriotic duty."Boca Residents Recruiting KKK Members
Edition 1765for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com March 07, through March 13, 2014 By: Robert Baez was unveiled in Downtown Boca was held for the occasion on-site at Square Park. Two iconic arches have been mounted atop stone and tile columns at both ends of Sanborn Square Park. The arches are the final installment in the Pedestrian Promenade Project, a multi-million dollar investment to make the downtown corridor a more pedestrian-friendly environment that will be a benefit to the local economy. Boca Raton Mayor Susan Whelchel spoke at the unveiling ceremony and believes that this was a momentous occasion for the community. This project has been in the works for several years and Mayor Whelchel made sure to thank the continued service of current and past city council members. This landmark, this icon, is representative of what we stand for, said Mayor Whelchel. We have finally arrived.New Landmark Unveiled In Downtown Boca Raton
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Edition 1767for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com March 07, through March 13, 2014COMMUNITY NEWS By CRA News Service entered into a corporate-wide settlement agreement with that requires the company to implement comprehensive procedures and policies to better safeguard its workers against the in every correctional and adult detention facility that it manages in the nation. This corporate-wide settlement agreement will have a far-reaching effect and impact on correctional officers and other staff nationwide, said Teresa A. administrator in Atlanta. This agreement is the first of its kind in the corrections industry that with workplace violence. Administration cited the company for workplace safety violations at a prison facility it managed in Meridian, Miss. These violations included a willful violation for adequate staffing of correctional door locks; and provide required training and personal protective equipment to protect employees from incidents of violent behavior by inmates, including stabbings, bites and other injuries. The company contested the citation to Review Commission. "This employer knowingly put workers at risk of injury or death by failing to implement wellprotect employees from physical assaults by inmates," said Clyde in Jackson, Miss. "Prisons may be inherently dangerous workplaces, but the employer is still required to take every reasonable precaution to protect corrections officers and other staff against safety and health Under the three-year agreement, the willful citation has been reclassified as a serious violation and the company will pay a $13,600 fine. Additionally, the company is required to hire a third-party consultant to develop and maintain a workplace violence prevention program and conduct onsite workplace violence safety audits at each detention facilities that it manages across the country. They will also need to create a corporate-level workplace violence coordinator position and develop a workplace safety committee at each of these facilities covered under the agreement, the committees will include representatives from both labor and management. Group Inc. is a correctional and 116 facilities located in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and South Africa. The company's East Mississippi correctional facility houses 1,318 low, medium and high security inmates, as well as inmates with mental illness.OSHA enters into agreement with GEO GroupBy US NewswireSpring Break is coming up and hundreds of thousands of American col lege students will spend their Spring break from school on sunny beaches far from home. While most will be law abiding, hundreds a day will be arrested for DUI, vandalism, assault and other crimes. Many of these criminal offenses will begin with a fake ID, and proceed to rowdy alcohol abuse, followed by the actual arrests.Spring Break Facts:During spring break, the average male reported drinking 18 drinks per day and the average female reported 10 drinks per day. About half drank until they got sick or passed out at Alcohol is a fatal attraction for teens. It is implicated in the three major causes of death of children Institute on Alcohol and Alcoholism) Underage spring breakers from across the country are inclined to be ignorant of the severity of penalties for use, or even possession, of a fraudulent identity document license or ID card. That means an underage student with a fake ID can be punished by up to five years in prison and providing your own ID to a minor, you also face stiff penalties, including up to a $500 fine and up to 60 days in jail. Alabama also has tough penalties for fake ID possession. This contrasts dramatically with states like Virginia, where it is a petty misdemeanor for attempting to buy liquor with a between underage drinking and self-destructive behavior, including alcohol influenced assault and date rape, said Brian Zimmer, president risk to the person who uses it and the public safety risk to the innocent victims subsequently injured or killed by the deadly combination of youthful poor judgment and binge drinking. Police need to make every effort to crack down on fake IDs and the counterfeiters who sell them. In December 2013, operators of a counterfeit ID operation known as were sentenced to significant prison time. During their three years of operation, they produced over 25,000 Maryland, Maine, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Virginia. Bouncers and law enforcement will be on the lookout for these IDs, Zimmer added. When packing your bathing suits and sunscreen for your week on the beach, we really recommend you leave fake IDs behind. Spring Break? Leave your Fake, says Coalition for a Secure Drivers License
8 -Edition 176 March 07, through March 13, 2014 www.bocaratontribune.com EDITORIALS/LETTERSTickets are still on sale for entrepreneur Burt Rapoport as are fired up. planned for that evening, said Bobby Canatta, co-chair of the Board of Directors. The event Boca Raton, 3200 Airport Road. It starts at 6:30 p.m. We have some items for the silent auction we have some students who will be performing showcasing their recognition to a man who certainly is deserving of this honor. attractions will be feature performances from local rising youth artists as well as a surprise There will also be an autographed photo of former several other neat items at pretty good prices Canatta said. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce last year honored with its 2013 Community The award acknowledges just one business in the United States that has found success in its community. for area youth ages 7 to 17. The non-profit has been reinforcing lessons of courtesy, responsibility and character in children in area schools since 1991. Adult volunteers also take the children on field trips, help with homework and provide cultural activities and camps throughout the year. contact 561-306-6999 or visit www.kopmn.org. festival in Delray Beach are also turning and burning as their event day nears. received a proclamation from the city proclaiming March 22 as All festival at Pompey Park in Delray Day, Inc. and for the third year Black Women SPBC, a national commitment to gender equity and socioeconomic advancement for women of color. The event is free to everyone and boasts a variety of activities for the whole family. diversity holiday that honors the similarities and differences among all the people in the world. Created through the arts by Susan become a national holiday gets closer as cities present her with a proclamation. Events begin at 11 a.m. and include a variety of interactive and merchandise booths as well as performances including 20 music, and social theatre by beautifully costumed AfricanAmerican, European, Asian, variety of other artists. ladies of Eta Eta Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. will present their 17th Annual Youth Symposium at Pine Grove St. Delray Beach. This free community service event, themed Partners for Progress, Working Together to Build Bridges for Youth, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. The symposium will feature workshops on nutrition and science along with fun activities including an outside obstacle course. There also will be a an aerobics session. We will focus on STEM, introducing our young people to futures in Engineering, Technology, Science president of the local chapter of she said. We know that the youth are our future therefore, we must prepare them so that they can lead the way. Chapters nationwide will host the symposiums on March 8 as a unified effort to support youth, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority members nationwide have been dedicated to service for more than 90 years. Members work to enhance the quality of life for their families, friends, and neighbors. They are committed to Greater Service, Greater Progress. EDITORIAL By C. Ron AllenThe Boca Raton TribuneFounded January 15, 2010 Publisher Business C.E.OC.O.O. Editorial Interim Editor Managing Editor Online Edition Editor Social Media Random Thoughts
Edition 1769for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com March 07, through March 13, 2014 EDITORIALS & LETTERS By Dr. Synesio Lyra, Jr.POSITIVE LIVING world, having received his education in four of them. When he resided in southern California, he wrote a weekly column for the daily Anaheim Bulletin, which was carried for about six years, until he moved to south Florida. By Rick BoxxINTEGRETY MOMENTS Copyright 2014, Integrity Resource Center, Inc. Adapted with permission from Integrity Moments with Rick Boxx, a commentary on issues of integrity in the workplace from a Christian perspective. a biblical approach for doing business with integrity. There are people who accept certain popular proverbs and treat them as pure truth. Such truisms have much that is correct in them, though one should not observe their proposals to the fullest, most clichs but only by solid, proven realities! is that misery loves company. Depending on how one interprets that, it may be true in some ways. Yet, a manner of providing a better match to such statement is to affirm issue into dependence, or one that for the same reason would offer far more than it can be beneficial. supplying something every time one is confronted with the need which other persons present. Even in doing good, moderation must Throughout my years of involvement with some helping conclusion that there can be such a thing as Invasive Service when far too much is literally forced on a person which manifests destitution of some kind, without a proper understanding of what is truly paramount! of needs all around us. Yet, this does not necessitate our personal people who choose anonymity in times of need, not because they are ashamed of what they lack, but on account of their preference for privacy and time for rest correctly pondered, not all charity is good charity. Some well-intentioned individuals visit people in hospitals forgetting the needs of the patient and thinking more of the time it took them to get there, besides other personal factors. A hospital call is for the sake of the patient and food prepared for someone who lost a loved one, or who just returned home following surgery, can easily be wasted time and food, unless the diet limitations, and preferences of the patient are determined ahead of time. Be always ready to serve; be ever willing to do something which can positively affect another life. But, most of all, ascertain first what is truly needed and, then, without Remember that there are varieties of needs, multiple types of responses to be offered, and unique personalities reacting in accordance with personal predilections which should not be violated! Determine these and other factors before you force anything on anyone! Misery Doesnt Love Uninvited Company! Benets of Full DisclosureA friend I will call Tim made a critical mistake during his process the hiring proved to be a failure, Tim admitted that in this situation, he had neglected to adequately purpose and values during the recruitment and interview process. very impressive professional credentials, did not fit the established culture of Tim's resigning, he told Tim, "I know your faith was mentioned during my interview, but I did not take it I could have told you then that it would not work." Tim either presumed the interviewee would understand the faith-related values that served as a foundation for the company's operations, or in perceiving this Many companies have found it their corporate values on mission and values statements. These serve as reminders for employees of and what it holds as top priorities. In the hiring process, particularly for key individuals, it can be very helpful to introduce these written documents and briefly review them. This serves to candidly state from the start what the company's leaders believe and the philosophy to which they ascribe, and also gives the potential hire an opportunity to evaluate whether those values are ones that he or she can support. This does not mean prospective employees must be aligned spiritually with company owners or leaders, such as in a privately held, family-owned business. In many instances, laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of job applicant cannot embrace corporate values such as integrity, fairness, customer service, quality, to determine that before a hiring mistake is made to the detriment of everyone involved. Jesus Christ addressed this when bring in a lamp to put it under a bowl or a bed? Instead, don't you is hidden is meant to be disclosed, and whatever is concealed is meant to be brought out into the open." Again describing beliefs and values in terms of light, Jesus also said, "You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden.... In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise A highly effective, harmonious corporate team not only has people of different talents and abilities working together, complementing one another. They also ascribe to similar values and share a common staff to model company values and represent them appropriately to customers and suppliers, it would during interviews. In articulating and impressing values on members better place to start than at the beginning.
10 -Edition 176 March 07, through March 13, 2014 www.bocaratontribune.comMunicipal NewsThe Boca Raton Tribune officers of the Boca Raton Police conducting surveillance at the BP Road, when they saw a dark SUV matching the description of a vehicle described in a recent crime bulletin regarding gas station burglaries. The driver of the SUV parked for about 10 minutes, but no one ever got out of the vehicle. The driver drove out of the parking lot without coming to a complete stop before entering Glades Road. southbound I-95. They engaged the three passengers, Antonio Carter, Brittany Ramkelawan immediately detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the interior of the vehicle. had an active warrant out of Illinois for fraud and Austin was on probation for burglary. When officers searched the vehicle, they found a Chase Bank envelope in the back seat center console. Inside the envelope they found three checkbooks, multiple credit cards issued to two different people, a the front center console, officers found a UK passport and an Apple Macbook Pro wedged under the rear seat. They also found a window punch, two flashlights, pieces of broken automobile glass scattered throughout the vehicle. owner of the Macbook Pro who told them the computer, his passport and many other items were stolen in an auto burglary The passport found in the center console also belonged to him. All of the occupants gave different reasons for being in Boca Raton for the property found in their vehicle. suspects and charged them with loitering and prowling, possession of burglary tools, and grand theft. Ramkelawan was also charged with possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. Four visitors from Broward found with stolen property at about 1:30 p.m., Boca Raton Police officers responded to a suspected burglary in the area of Avenue. A witness called police when she saw a male run from a home across the street and get witness noticed two other people write down the license plate. burglary attempts at two homes, although entry was not gained the Tactical Team located and stopped the vehicle as it headed south on I-95. Justin Clark, the driver, and the two occupants, Jodi Myles and Dominick Akinpelu, were detained and questioned. Akinpelu refused to speak and Myles initially gave different versions of why they were in Boca Raton before refusing to say more. A search of the vehicle revealed several pieces of broken spark plugs and an empty spark belonging to an unknown female. The witness identified Myles as the suspect she saw running from the area. suspects and charged them with attempted burglary, possession of burglary tools, and resisting an officer.Alert resident noties police of potential burglary suspects Boca Raton Police Blotter arrested W/M Carl Monaco for poss. of crack cocaine and a W/M Matthew Dolgon to leave her apartment. Dolgon pushed a McDonald`s bag on her face and then threw his knitted hat, which had a metal pin on it, into her face causing a small laceration on her nose. were parked on the northside of the office building. They were missing from the 12 foot trailer, however a $1000 1200kw generator was taken from the 26 foot trailer. w/m Andrew Knipp reported his laptop computer was stolen from his hotel room sometime between 0930 yesterday and inside his room appeared disturbed. Andrew could not provide any description for his computer or value at this time due to it being a company issued device. to staff. Complainant advised he left a jacket, sunglasses and glasses returned the items were gone W/M Matthew Dolgon to leave her apartment. Dolgon pushed a McDonald`s bag on her face and then threw his knitted hat, which had a metal pin on it, into her face causing a small laceration on her nose. coworkers is threatening them. card and attempted to open a fraudulent bank account in her name.
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12 -Edition 176 March 07, through March 13, 2014 www.bocaratontribune.com By Fred HamiltonA Boca Raton man who was convicted of one count of attempted manslaughter after he struck his wife multiple times with a machete was sentenced to 15 years in state prison on Tuesday. Circuit Judge Robin Rosenberg agreed with prosecutors that Tilakdharry Basdeo deserved the "brutal nature of this attack" on July days already served in jail. A jury convicted Basdeo, 36, on Dec. 19 on one count of attempted manslaughter. Assistant Public Defender Christine Geraghty had requested a sentence of five years and about five months, the lowest possible penalty, citing Basdeo's close family ties and a recent request for leniency from victim Sonawatie Sukhu. "I am still willing to forgive and forget and move on with life," she wrote in a Jan. 16 letter to the judge. While they called it a premeditated act of attempted first-degree murder, Geraghty and Assistant Public Defender Greg Rosenfeld argued there was a lack of evidence Basdeo intended to kill Sukhu. They told the jury Basdeo was in a "blind rage" when he sliced Sukhu eight times with the machete, after Sukhu repeatedly refused to tell her husband where she spent the previous night away from their home on Marlin Drive west of the city. When the woman arrived home around 3:30 p.m. the following day, Basdeo, who was outside chopping trees, called a family meeting to discuss his wife staying out late the previous night. The discussion soon escalated to an enraged argument between the two, according to the report. Basdeo left the room while shouting, "I'm going to get a machete and cut you into pieces," prosecutors told the jury. on his claim, holding his wife down and swinging the machete toward her shoulder several times, they said. When the couple's daughter began to cry, Basdeo raised the machete above his head as if to strike her and yelled, 'stop crying,' police said. But when his daughter screamed for him to stop, he returned to strike the mother four to five more times, prosecutors said.Boca man Convicted of Chopping his Wife Gets 15 years
www.bocaratontribune.com Edition 176B1Section B March 07, through March 13, 2014 2014 Municipal Election SpecialThe Boca Raton Tribune Seat B Candiates Michael Mullaugh Graig Ehrnst Robert S. Weinroth Rosetta V. Bailey Eric Gooden Mohamed Abdalla Seat D Candiates Yaniv Alcaly Susan Haynie Anthony Majhess Mayor CandiatesAs the community paper of this great city, we feel that it is our duty to all residents to share an unbiased, clear view of all the candidates running for election this upcoming week. This Election special is just that. With five pages of comprehensive election coverage of both Seat B and D, and of course the Mayoral seat, we hope that we can help you decide on what you believe is best for this great city of ours. All candidates running for Council Seats were interviewed one-on-one, while both candidates running for Mayor were asked to answer the questionnaire that is placed in the centerfold of the paper. We would like to thank all the candidates for their time and we hope you enjoy the five-page coverage.On March 11, Go Out And VOTE!
March 07, through March 13, 2014www.bocaratontribune.com B2 Edition 176 Section B Seat B Michael Mullaugh Graig Ehrnst By Quezia Salgado Among all 7 candidates for city elections, only one of them has a member. Michael Mullaugh was first appointed in 2008 to fill vacated Council Seat B, and was elected without opposition his first time actually running an election campaign, Mullaugh the race. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Michael moved to Boca in 1997. A lawyer by training, for many years he worked for a bank in the trusts and estates department. When Mullaugh and his family first came to Boca they knew it was a wonderful place to live, and he immediately became involved in the community, by helping the residents at Boca Teeca who were having a problem with airplanes flying over their buildings early in the morning, creating unbearable noise. Mullaugh was able to get local support and go to the county commissioners and city of Boca to get the federal agencies in charge of flight patterns, to change them so that planes would fly over the ocean, instead of the apartment buildings. Michael was also president of the Broken Sound Country Club for 3 years. With a background in finance, one of the main things Mullaugh has brought to the city council is a disciplined approach on how When things started going badly with the budget in 2008 and some members wanted to invade the city reserves, I said that was not the right thing to do; instead I advised the city manager and administration to do some budget cuts, wherever possible, without invading the reserves. When things got better they had not invaded the reserves, Michael Mullaugh believes city government is important because, among other things, it is what determines how safe the community is and ensures quality of life for that city; it is the basic unit of government that comes into play when something goes wrong. As the only candidate in these elections knowing what it takes to make decisions that affect so many people, addressing the downtown parking issue and coming up with a solution; through economic development. At least two new council members will inevitably be added to the board after is seeking re-election because he believes: Retaining the one who By Quezia SalgadoA resident of Boca since the year 2000, Craig Ehrnst came to the sunshine state after accepting an offer to work for Ryder System Michigan, Craig says he always wanted to escape the snow and cold weather, so as soon as he graduated Business school, he made the move In search of more international advice and interviewed for a position at Ryder System in Miami. Ehrnst worked for Ryder for nearly 7 years, and immersed himself in the local culture by taking Spanish lessons for that Craig met his wife Julissa. The move to Boca came when the couple welcomed their first son in 2000. Craig was faced with two work in his current position, or Inc. in Boca Raton, to work as treasurer for the insurance company: Since we were starting a family, would be too much for my wife and we moved to Boca; Boca took us out of the big city environment; it was a starting point for us in the community, says Craig of his decision. The Ehrnst family became involved in the local community right away, through and working in their schools: My wife has really been the spearhead and force behind our involvement Craig adds. city politics began when he served 3 two-year terms in the community of Parkside: This a consensus and resolve difficult and emotional issues presented by homeowners. In 2012 Craig became Advisory Board, where he learned the importance of solid fiscal stewardship. In fact one of his top priorities for the city of Boca Raton is fiscal responsibility, where he will resources are used wisely. Secondly, an equally important issue to tackle is that of long-term planning, to ensure the city and its residents The third issue Ehrnst plans to deal with as a member of the city council is finding ways to preserve beaches, airport accessibility, unique destination need to be carefully nurtured in their natural growth. says he is committed to bringing address and promote the best longterm interests of all residents, and concludes: I will be fair in my decisions and seek outcomes that balance the greater good of all the residents, the business community and our visitors. . Di plomat e, Amer i can Boar d of Or al & Maxillof acial sur g er y (561) 368-8880@. 801 109 33486 "With these hands, I have been able to help countless tens of thousands of local residents get rid of pain and suffering." Oral F ac ial Implant Ce nt e r Of Boc a Rat on, P A
www.bocaratontribune.com Edition 176B3Section B March 07, through March 13, 2014Eric GoodenBy Quezia Salgado During the 2012 presidential elections, Boca Raton residents got a small taste of the intensity that goes and his opponent, Gov. Mitt Romney final debate. As the school prepared to host this historical event, it is standard procedure to use people as stand-ins for the candidates, to make sure the stage, lighting, position of chairs, etc., are Eric Gooden was chosen to stand-in Gooden, this was only the beginning of his political journey. Born in Detroit, to a Caucasian mother and African-American father, Gooden moved around quite a bit during his childhood. After his old, Gooden divided his time between living with his dad in Detroit and with environments, when asked about his most recent settlement Gooden says, Boca definitely tops the other cities, with its beautiful weather, beaches and neighborhoods. The year 2007 was marked with his grandmother at the time, lost his job due to the automobile crisis. Compelled by this situation, Gooden decided to move in with his grandmother and uncle and take a job at a local hospital, as a janitor, to this was a heavy burden to carry. and integrity gave him the endurance to push forward. Besides giving character, This was a life changing more connected with my grandma, and learn about her past, including the fact that her mother was the child Gooden was torn between staying with his grandmother and uncle, and leaving to pursue his education, but he soon decided to take his and go make a difference somewhere else. And that is how Gooden ended Gooden is a senior majoring in where he says: I fell in love with just a number; every student builds a relationship with the professors. opportunity to work for a Michigan took on was writing constituent letters, where he read and responded to different stories, and was able to become more involved with what happens in the community on a local Council, as he said: I decided to run for office so that I can help people on a local level and make a difference in the city. In order to advance the city of Boca to reach its full potential, some of the issues Gooden plans to tackle are: economic development, education, When asked what makes Gooden a good candidate for the City Council, his manager Toni Rosenberg, says: Boca is getting younger; we need a my ground and I am going to fight till Gooden aims at engaging college students and young professionals, as well as the community in general. Statistics show that only about 6,000 out of the nearly 60,000 registered voters in Boca, actually go out and vote during municipal elections. In order to change those numbers and to see more people vote, Gooden is going out and talking to everyone he meets, as well as reaching out to local schools, to create more awareness among young people about how important and powerful their vote is. with government officials, as a Student Government representative, and the passion to get more people engaged, Gooden is confident that he is the councilman Boca needs to bring more diversity to the community, and be the voice of the younger generation for Boca Raton: As I look ahead, I want Boca to be a place where young build community, raise families, and start their own businesses and lead successful lives that contribute to Seat B Mohamed Abdalla By Quezia SalgadoThe race for Council seat B in Elections has attracted not one, University. Born in a very small Island, what originally attracted Mohamed Abdalla to Boca Raton which he did and currently holds in Aviation. Growing up in a middleclass family with parents who are working professionals, Mohamed learned at a very young age the importance of hard work, strength, and responsibility: I really respect not be here today he reflects. 2011, Abdalla was hired to their Admissions Council department, where he has had the opportunity to travel both nationally and internationally, to recruit students and bring them into the community. Regarding what led him to run for city council, Abdalla says: Although license, why would you want to get into politics? his answer is simply: I saw some things going wrong in lived here for 10, 15 years, like my opponents, I wanted to step up as a leader and hear the concerns of the residents. Mohamed admits that it is challenging to run, especially because of his Middle-Eastern background, I have an Arab name, and people automatically judge me that we are in the 21st century, and people to look past my name, and give me a chance to make a difference in the community. Making a difference is part student body president in his junior year, Mohamed was faced with a tremendous challenge when earthquake. Joined by the team at student body, Abdalla reached out they hosted a basketball event, where they were able to raise over $12,000, for Mohamed: I was able to bring the community together, and that is what I want to do as member of city council, I want to be the voice of all 85,000 residents. Abdalla strongly believes that, out of all other candidates, he is the one who can think outside of the the number one item on my agenda are the residents and their concerns. Regarding the much talked about issue of development downtown, Mohamed is assertive about the fact that there needs to be smart development, and also an intelligent approach to dealing with the parking scenario. Among his main priorities as member of city council, Abdalla are being properly allocated, without overspending, through maintaining fiscal responsibility; he will also focus on smart development, or Abdalla wants to ensure the city remains a safe place where people can the hard work of police officials and making sure they are able to continue doing their job.
March 07, through March 13, 2014www.bocaratontribune.com B4 Edition 176 Section B Mayoral Questionnaire Questions 2. Personal: 3. Education: 5. Political Background: Involvement 7. Why is City Government important 8. As Mayor, name your top three priorities of the city 9. Describe how you plan on implementing your top three priorities 11. What are your plans for the traffic issue in Boca Raton? Susan Haynie 7. Municipal government is the closest to the people and has the greatest impact on their day to day lives. Defending our own destiny and govern at the local level. While the state can and should set statewide standards and craft state law that we must all abide by, there are certain aspects of the law that are best left to local governments. Big they impact local communities. 8. Priorities: 1. Development 2. Traffic 3. Pensions 9. Development I support a balanced approach to growth. Boca Raton has evolved into a world-class community development. The challenge going forward is to maintain the quality of life and character that define Boca Raton. Traffic I support innovative approaches to our traffic issues such as enhanced traffic signal technology, intersection improvements and planned mobility strategies in lieu of adding more asphalt for wider roads. I was instrumental in securing the funding for the new I-95 Interchange at Spanish River Boulevard. Pensions I support Pension reform to create a sustainable plan that will not bankrupt our community. I supported hiring the independent actuary that has provided the Council with recommended pension benefit changes we will take to the bargaining table in the fall. 10. My vision for Boca Raton is a financially sound city, that provides outstanding municipal services, has strong partnerships with the community, has a vibrant business community which includes world class healthcare, quality people living west of our City who drive into our community daily. I firmly believe that we cannot solve our traffic congestion problems by widening roads. In fact, I led the Council recently to remove many road widening projects traffic signal technology, intersection improvements and planned mobility strategies in lieu of adding more asphalt for wider roads. I was instrumental in securing the funding for the new I-95 Interchange at Spanish River Boulevard. submit their answers to a questionnaire for the Boca Raton Tribune and bocaratontribune.com.. Both responded with the following answers and thoughts on a variety of questions asked relating to their plans, strategies and thoughts. Below are the questions we asked in numerical order:
www.bocaratontribune.com Edition 176B5Section B March 07, through March 13, 2014 Mayoral Questionnaire Anthony Majhess 7. Municipal government is the closest to the people and has the greatest impact on their day to day lives. Defending our own destiny and govern at the local level. While the state can and should set statewide standards and craft state law that we must all abide by, there are certain aspects of the law that are best left to local governments. Big they impact local communities. 8. Priorities: 1. Development 2. Traffic 3. Pensions 9. Development I support a balanced approach to growth. Boca Raton has evolved into a world-class community development. The challenge going forward is to maintain the quality of life and character that define Boca Raton. Traffic I support innovative approaches to our traffic issues such as enhanced traffic signal technology, intersection improvements and planned mobility strategies in lieu of adding more asphalt for wider roads. I was instrumental in securing the funding for the new I-95 Interchange at Spanish River Boulevard. Pensions I support Pension reform to create a sustainable plan that will not bankrupt our community. I supported hiring the independent actuary that has provided the Council with recommended pension benefit changes we will take to the bargaining table in the fall. 10. My vision for Boca Raton is a financially sound city, that provides outstanding municipal services, has strong partnerships with the community, has a vibrant business community which includes world class healthcare, quality people living west of our City who drive into our community daily. I firmly believe that we cannot solve our traffic congestion problems by widening roads. In fact, I led the Council recently to remove many road widening projects traffic signal technology, intersection improvements and planned mobility strategies in lieu of adding more asphalt for wider roads. I was instrumental in securing the funding for the new I-95 Interchange at Spanish River Boulevard. 1. Anthony J. Majhess 5. Second Term City Councilman 6. 20 years of public service as a firefighter/paramedic. Achievements include a Commendation for Bravery for rescuing a man from his burning home, delivering two babies on separate occasions, reviving and 18 week old infant from respiratory arrest. for greater impact on their quality of life and their wallets. 8. Priorities: projects over 100 feet to occur. 2. Perform a citywide traffic analysis to be used for future planning purposes. 3. To strengthen City partnerships, immediately meet with 50 key community leaders, including local Commerce. 9. I plan on implementing my top three priorities through consensus building and cooperation with a Council made up of new and hopefully reasonable members who put residents first. peppered with high profile corporate headquarters. This vision does not include dramatic increases in our population major urban hub. 11. Resist the current push by the development community to transition Boca Raton into a major metropolitan area.
B6 -Edition 176 March 07, through March 13, 2014 www.bocaratontribune.com Seat D Robert S. Weinroth (Yaniv Alcaly did not return our calls or emails) By Quezia SalgadoThe combination of a management land you a career in the medical field. Growing up in a middle-class York, the idea of becoming president of a medical supplies company, let alone running for city council, was University, going for a degree in management, where he acquired areas from salesperson, to produce stocker at a grocery store, as part took place during the time when the U.S. was at war in Vietnam, but as a college student, Weinroth was able to get deferment. During his junior year, however, he dropped his deferment for about 6 weeks, but was add something to his management degree, Robert looked at all the possibilities and decided to attend I thought, law school would be a good addition to my degree, with being a manager, having the ability to do legal analysis would be a nice complement. Robert completed his degree, although he did not wish to start his own practice. Instead he began working for insurance companies in their legal departments, in Boston, York City. After working for AIG for some time, Weinroth decided that rather than starting a new adventure south, to the Boca Raton area, where he had some relatives: Boca sounded like a nice place to put my stake in the ground, he affirms. as a manager and lawyer and a medical supplies company: My wife and I built the company from nothing. The business has had tremendous success through the years, now with over 6,000 patients. In addition to providing for the ability to become embedded in the community by supporting several Downtown Boca Raton, Boca Raton Through this network of Weinroth was able to see and hear community and its future, which brought him to the decision to run main focus will be on issues such as development, making sure to bridge the needs of developers and that of the community; traffic, done with a purpose, and creating planned mobility; and economy, doing whatever it takes to maintain its vitality, always keeping in mind where the city is and what is the best way to move forward. Rosetta V. Bailey By Quezia SalgadoRunning against two men, an attorney and a business manager, for the 1-year term Council Seat D, is the Rosetta Bailey. Rosetta was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Bank for 26 years before deciding been a resident of Boca for over 5 years. Bailey affirms that, for her, running for city council has been one of her most memorable accomplishments. She admits it has been quite a challenge, but also an enjoyable journey. In contrast to her as politically inclined as the other candidates, but I will not comply; I stick to the truth and to my agenda. Along those lines, Bailey believes one of her strongest traits, which makes her stand out among the other candidates, is transparency: what is happening; there are over 85,000 people in this city, and only about 6,000 actually vote. I want to change that, and let people know that it is a privilege to vote; it is the truth and honesty is reflected in my neighbors wrote me an email believe that as long as you stick to the truth no one can turn around and accuse you of lying. The changed, and that is what I run on. member of city council she will for the council men and women their way; I work for the people of the city. When a group of council members drafted an ordinance that would place limitations on how rights, Bailey decided it was time to get involved in city politics to make that known to residents and keep it from happening again. Another factor that strongly contributed to she has been traveling the East coast presentations about Agenda 21, the Seven-50 movement, the Wildlands Project, among others, educating everyone who listens. During her travels, Rose has seen and spoken to people from all walks of life, and has truly been able to listen to the concerns of residents. According to Bailey, what it all comes down to is making smart decisions that will benefit the city as a whole. As a member of the city be: maintaining transparency in every respect, finding out who truly benefits from all the development and construction happening downtown, family-friendly, and finally bringing more awareness about the hardships suffered by service men and women, by creating a more welcoming environment in the city for them.
Edition 17619for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com March 07, through March 13, 2014BusinessThe Boca Raton Tribune Finding Truth in a World of Lies March 9 Lies about God March 16 Lies about Life March 23 Lies about Ourselves Join us as Pastor Sandy Huntsman explores the topic Finding Truth in a World of Lies during 3 weeks study in March at the 8:30 or 11:00 am service. Boca Glades Baptist Church10101 Judge Winiko Road Boca Raton, FL 33428 Phone: (561)483-4228 www.bocaglades.org By CRA News ServiceGov. Rick Scott was in town earlier this week to announce that TouchSuite, a leading technology list of fastest growing private companies, will create 50 new jobs in Boca Raton. like this and see people create jobs, important that we continue to create an environment where information and create jobs in the Sunshine where businesses can succeed and grow jobs for generations to come. The Boca Raton-based TouchSuite will add the new positions to its current workforce award-winning point of sale system providing owners in restaurants, salons, spas and retail establishments with user-friendly, fully integrated single-unit solutions, with payment processing services, that allows them to stay competitive even with the limited resources of a small business. As the largest and most successful information technology company headquartered in Palm Beach County, TouchSuite has appeal as a premier location for the IT industry. as a financial technology company. We are proud to have grown to a company that will soon employ over 100 Palm Beach and Broward County residents and is contributing to the local economy with revenue over $19.2 million in 2013, said its growth and contributions to the result of our disruptive technology products that improve the financial performance of small and medium America. industry includes more than 25,000 companies, which employ nearly industry strengths are diverse and range from photonics to mobile technologies, to communications equipment, to modeling and simulation, and more. in Boca Raton will add instant value including a strong workforce, strategic partnerships, have created one of the top business climates in the country. We will continue working to strengthen the IT sector This project was made possible through the close partnerships Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, the Department City of Boca Raton. TouchSuite is part of Palm industry, said Kelly Smallridge, Palm Beach County. Technologycentered entrepreneurs are finding that the area is a great place to start and grow businesses. It is great to hear that Raton and creating 50 additional strong opportunity economy by providing IT services to businesses throughout the state and encouraging professional partnerships, said Jesse TouchSuite Bringing 50 new Jobs to Boca Raton
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Edition 17623for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com March 07, through March 13, 2014 ColumnistsThe Boca Raton Tribune Michael H. Gora has been certified by the Board of Education and Specialization of The Florida Bar as a specialist in family and matrimonial law and is a partner with Shapiro Blasi Wasserman & Gora P.A. in Boca Raton. Mr. Gora can be reached at email@example.com. FAITHBy Robert J. Tamasy DIVORCE FLORIDA STYLEBy Mike Gora Stupid ArizonaAccording to continuing surveys about 1.7% of all of the people in the world consider themselves Gay this is probably a little low as there is still a percentage that hides their true nature. across all nationalities, religions, and color. A Southern Baptist Republican Democrat couple are equally likely as are all couples in between. I know of a great couple who live had a child from an earlier marriage who became part of the Gay family. Both men had great careers for nationally known companies before they retired. Both are musical and once owned two baby grand pianos in their living room overlooking the Pacific before California; one is a watercolorist. I certainly stand for religious freedom of those who participate country was built upon the premise of the separation between religious doctrine and the State. recently passed a bill granting the right to refuse service to anyone Many of us can remember, or were told of times that black people could, likewise, be denied services because other their color. Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower and many other Republicans and Democrats passed laws and kept on passing them to wipe out the type of discrimination which discriminated against black interested enough in the history of our country to have themselves passed this despicable legislation, which could never pass muster in the Supreme Court of the United States. There is only one word in my vocabulary which fits those who voted for this legislation: STUPID. will veto this bill before you can read this column.Robert J. Tamasy is vice president of communications for Leaders Legacy, Inc., a non-profit organization based in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. A veteran journalist, he has written Tufting Legacies (iUniverse); Business At Its Best: Timeless Wisdom from Proverbs for Todays Workplace (River City Press); and has coauthored with David A. Stoddard, The Heart of Mentoring (NavPress). For more information, see www.leaderslegacy.com or his blogs, www.bobtamasy.blogspot.com and www. bobtamasy.wordpress.com. What Is Quality And How Do You Achieve It? Company had an often-used advertising slogan, "Quality is motto persuaded some car buyers to purchase cars and trucks made by had a strong commitment to producing quality vehicles. The only question is, what does "quality" mean? I suspect if you were to ask 10 different people, they would provide you with as many as 10 different opinions. Recently, in working on a book project with a manufacturing company, I was talking with the director of quality. I asked him that question and liked his response: "Doing the right thing every time." always doing what you are supposed to do, doing things correctly consistently. And not messing up. In our industry, not messing up is very important." Quality, of course, can mean many other things. You would but regardless of which brand you have, you would still want it to tell you the correct time. A Mercedes sedan might offer greater "quality" than an economy sedan, but you you safely from point A to point B. We become upset if that does not happen. So getting back to the earlier definition, "doing the right thing every time" says a lot. Would you feel confident undergoing major surgery if the surgeon had a reputation for patients surviving flying in a passenger jet piloted by someone who successfully landed 75 percent of his flights? Would you want to buy a high-definition TV that turned on only 60 percent of the time? We insist on quality which means the product or service should do the right thing every time. we perform in the workplace? Can our employers and customers consistency and dependability are hallmarks of quality businesses and business and professional people that achieve high levels of success. And as stewards of our God-given talents and resources, we must understand God has every Things must be done right. Jesus Christ, there is no room for inferior work. After all, God set the standard, as we see in the creation account: "God saw all that he had made, and it was very good" Things must be done completely. Sometimes in our haste to finish a project we might take the attitude, "It is good enough." That was not lead, teach, serve as a model for said, 'It is finished.' With that, he bowed his head and gave up his Things must be done for the right reasons. Are our motives right are we seeking to please the right "customer"? "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, serving"
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Edition 17627for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com March 07, through March 13, 2014SportsThe Boca Raton Tribune By: Steven Bernasconi to a close and soccer fans in South to return to the pitch on Saturday away, the team got right down to business. After undergoing medicals and fitness tests over the weekend, preseason training officially kicked and Assistant Coach Raoul Voss put the team through their paces. Returning players, new signings and trialists were split into groups for a series of passing drills followed by small-sided two-touch passing games. The session concluded with an 11 vs. 11 scrimmage under the watchful eye of coach Kronsteiner. We caught up with several returning players to get their thoughts on the upcoming season: Rafael Alves is ready to get started with a full preseason under coach Kronsteiner. I think now that the coach is able to spend more time with the team, the team can get off to a better start; we understand what we need to do, said Rafael. We still need a few pieces, but I think we can have a good season. Stefan Antonijevic, to spend his time on the beaches in faced the snowy winter back home in Chicago, and is glad to be back in sunny surrounded by very thankful the Strikers gave me the opportunity to that we have a lot of the core group back, not just in the team, but in the front office and coaching staff. know what we want to accomplish. but it could be better. We just want Another player glad to be back in The Colombian midfielder bounced around from club to club in places like Iran and Panama before finally finding the right fit with the Strikers team has the confidence in me and has given me an opportunity to be here again, said Carlos. I feel at home. Back for a third year with the Strikers, Darnell King was raring have a core set of players back, be a little bit harder for us to start clicking, so we have to start playing the season.Fort Lauderdale Strikers Begin 2014 PreseasonBy CRA News Service Tennis Analyst and Coach Brad Gilbert, Aaron Krickstein, director of Tennis at St. Andrews Country Club and renowned Tennis Channel commentator Jimmy Arias played on St. Andrews Country Club Stadium Court during a complimentary tennis Arias, formerly ranked no. 5 in the world, entertained the crowd as MC/ Chair Umpire with his humorous, light hearted banter while also playing in the doubles match. The crowd of 500 watched the Stadium Court where Krickstein defeated Gilbert in a singles match before teaming up with fellow St. Andrews pro Simon Evelyn in the doubles match to defeat Gilbert and Arias. Krickstein does a great job putting tennis chair at St. Andrews. It is a once in a lifetime opportunity to watch these former world top ten ranked tennis professionals from the best seats, right in your own backyard, Rice said. Several St. Andrews County Club members attended the ATP Champions Tour matches between Krickstein and seven-time Grand Slam Champion and former world no. Champion Goran Ivanisevic and former Top 10 player Mikael Pernfors. Krickstein played well in his matches, defeating Wilander and Pernfors in straight sets but lost a 3rd set tiebreak to Ivanisevic. Krickstein, formerly ranked #6 in the world, is a nine-time ATP tour titlist and still holds the record as the youngest player to win an ATP Tour event at age 16, and the youngest in the world top 10 at age 17. During his career he had victories over Sampras, Agassi, Becker, Edberg, McEnroe, "I want to thank Brad, Jimmy and Simon for a great night of tennis at St. Andrews," said Krickstein who is in his 13th year as director of Tennis at St. Andrews Country Club. "I also want to thank the St. Andrews members who ATP Champions matches, specifically the Wilander match. The commitment to building an active tennis program at St. Andrews is evident from the growing participation and support each year."Tennis Stars Give Complimentary Exhibition to St. Andrews Country Club Members Coli Marble INC. 1825 NW 21st ST P ompano Beach, FL Mention this AD for a special price P ortugues: (954) 830 5531 www .colimarble.net English: (954) 979 8572 FRANCISCO RODRIGUES
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Edition 17629for news 24/7 go to bocaratontribune.com www.bocaratontribune.com March 07, through March 13, 2014 The Strikers announced today the terms of the deals were not disclosed. back with the team, said Strikers and a solid goalkeeper that helps us add depth to the position. Brown, 26, returns for a third season with his hometown club. The Miramar native signed his first professional contract with the string goalkeeper. Brown had to wait until the end of the 2013 Spring season to make goalkeepers Matt Glaeser and international goalkeeper Richard season. Prior to turning professional with the Strikers, Brown played college soccer at East Central College and later the University of Connecticut. School. the 2013 roster to re-sign for the upcoming year. The Strikers have also signed German Bundesliga Miami-native Shawn Chin.Strikers Resign Lionel Brown and field star Danielle Aromashodu dreams of being a professional runner. The senior has made her developing into a world-class athlete. "My goal is to pick up where I left off last season and continue to that we are competing in Conference USA, we can't be timid. I want to come out strong, do well and set myself apart." Aromashodu, who serves as team is a three-time Sun Belt Conference Champion in the event. In her preliminary championships. She is looking forward to the upcoming making a statement to her teammates and competitors. "Danielle has grown tremendously meter relays," said John Guarino, in the classroom. As a senior, she is more focused and determined to win her fourth-consecutive conference title." In the C-USA indoor tournament held last week, Aromashodu and team just 0.09 short of the school record. dash and finished 19th. In May, she meter hurdles, her best event. "I am giving it my all in practice while working on building my speed and endurance," Aromashodu said. "My focus, last week, was on the relay event. I wanted to lower our team time and bring those skills to the outdoor competition." Participating in sports has been he played for both the Minnesota mother, Dorothy, ran track and played basketball, while her father Inkey played football in high school. "My family is definitely supportive of me and my goals," said Aromashodu. "My parents come to every in-state meet to cheer me on, and it encourages me to do better when they are there." Aromashodu, a Miami native, began participating in track when she was 10 years old, running for Club. She was with the club until she was 16 and then turned her focus toward high school competition. She received offers to run track from Jacksonville University and many because she liked the team dynamic and felt at home on campus. Aromashodu would like to run professionally. She is working on is originally from, so she has the option to represent either country. "I would really like to get a sponsor right out of college so that I can afford to travel for competitions world-wide," said Aromashodu. "It has always been a dream of mine to When she is not on the track, Aromashodu enjoys going to the beach, having lunch on the water and shopping with her roommate.FAU Runner Danielle Aromashodu Hurdles Over The Competition Photo Courtesy of Jon Van Woerden softball team had to rally from an early deficit to defeat Michigan State 6-5 on Tuesday night. 11) scored two runs in the second inning and three more in the third. Samantha Messer entered in the fourth inning to relieve starter Amanda Wilson and did not allow a base runner for the rest of the game. bottom of the fourth, when both Shell scored on a Carnesha Thompson sacrifice fly. Stovall reached on a two-base error to lead off the inning before Delaney Rickey pinch ran for her. Mickey Bell singled to center to score Rickey. Sara Rotunno then entered for Bell. Kathryn Spack reached on a Spartan throwing error that also allowed Rotunno doubled down the line in left to knot the score 5-5. In the seventh inning, Sarah innings. After Messer retired the Spartans in order for a fifth straight inning, Spack lead off with a double to left bringing the Spartan third baseman, but after wheeling in an attempt to cut off the lead runner, the throw went into left, allowing Spack to Messer threw five perfect innings in relief to pick up her fifth win of the year.FAU Softball Rally to 6-5 Win Versus Michigan State
30 -Edition 176 March 07, through March 13, 2014 www.bocaratontribune.comSports Training Center Tournament, 10-1 in the afternoon encore. Missy Montgomery and Katelyn Key both pitched complete games, holding their opponents to a combined three to 15-9 on the season. After being held scoreless in the came alive in the second half of the scored first in their opening contest as Cherise McEnery blasted a bomb lead in the following frame off a bringing Jasmine Campos home from the lead in the following inning with a solo shot to left field and Campos had an RBI single to left center to Campos had a hat trick, going 3-3, in the victory with an rbi. the second match of the day against pair of errors by the storm allowed runs in the second inning. Murray connected for her second-straight hit in the third inning bringing Knights. brought the first runner home off a single down the left line; Kaci Vassallo brought another runner home with a single up the middle. With the bases loaded and only one out, Devin Kochergen and Vassallo both got on with hits while McEnery found her way onto first via a walk. A similar result came for Crystal Cano keeping the bases juiced with a run scored. Cydney Schmidt brought another run home with a sacrifice fly to left field before a homerun by Kochergen scored her scoring. Murray led a group of five batters with multiple hits in the second Lynn Softball Sweeps in First Day of National Training Center Tournament Billy Endris hit a two-out walkoff double to right center as baseball team defeated Boston College 3-2 in 11 innings on Tuesday. Endris scored the first run after leading off the third with a single through the right side. Brendon Sanger and Stephen Kerr also singled to load the bases before Tyler Rocklein hit an RBI groundout to score Endris and put pitching two innings while striking out two and allowing just one hit. the first seven innings before the Eagles tied the game in the eighth In the bottom of the eighth, junior Ricky Santiago singled through the right side and advanced to second on a wild pitch. Senior single to center to score Santiago, 2-1. Johnny Adams led off the bottom of the ninth with a walk and came around to score on a the game at 2-2. tenth inning and allowed his lone hit in the top of the 11th. After a pair of infield groundouts to open the bottom of the 11th, freshman CJ Chatham doubled down the right field line on an 0-2 pitch. After battling to a full count, Endris placed a double into right center, scoring Chatham to win the out 11 BC batters, including three Reily Monkman.FAU Beats Boston College in Extra Inning Thriller SPORTS By Olivia Coiro lacrosse team had its first game in program history. Despite the celebrate. Joey Bacarella scored the first goal of school history with 8:37 remaining in the first quarter to give the Blue & White its first lead ever, 1-0. Brian Kiel scored two goals in the loss while Tyler Janvrin had a hat trick of assists in the opener. Wheeling Jesuit fired first in the opening minutes of the game but shot recording the first save in school DelPrince evened the scoreboard, 1-all, at 6:51. The Cardinals scored take a 2-1 lead. Kiel scored his first of two goals with just over a minute left in the quarter on a pass by Janvrin to tie the game at 2-2. WJU took a 3-2 lead with 17 seconds remaining on initial15 minutes, the first coming face-off. WJU added a pair of goals in the second quarter to head into halftime ahead 5-2. The Cardinals offense came alive after the break scoring five more goals in the third quarter Danny Egan scored to give the Blue & White its third goal. pair of goals in the fourth quarter. The first was by Kiel, his second of scored a pair of goals in the final offs and grabbed a team-high seven ground balls for the Blue & White before Vincent Genovesi came in and went 5-for-5 in face-offs. Kiel had a team-high eight shots while becoming the first mutli-goal scorer in school history. balls. Janvrin made his mark as well becoming the first player to have a multi-assist game. DelPrince, Bryce Brochu and Tyler Wickett all had hat tricks in the Cardinals first win of the season while Joe Amsler had eight saves in goal.A Night of Firsts in Lynns Lacrosse Opener
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32 -Edition 176 March 07, through March 13, 2014 www.bocaratontribune.com Tribune Sports of March 07, through March 13, 2014 FAU Runner Danielle Aromashodu Hurdles Over The CompetitionSee page 29 FAU Beats Boston College in Extra Inning ThrillerSee page 30 Fort Lauderdale Strikers Begin 2014 Preseason See Pg. 27 A Night of Firsts in Lynns Lacrosse OpenerSee page 30