Palm Beach County School District have been weighing all the options when it comes to going back to school and what it would look like in the fall.

Summer vacation just started but students are due back in the class on August 10th, but a lot of questions and concerns remain about what the schools and classrooms will look like amid the pandemic.

The school board met Wednesday, June 10th to begin discussing plans for the new 2020-2021 school year and they are weighing three possible scenarios.

Scenarios include:

  • Students resuming in-person instruction full time
  • Full-time distance learning
  • Hybrid Learning where students come in two days a week and continue distance learning three days a week

Details about wearing mask and…

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The City of West Palm Beach announced that residents can now file their incident reports online. This is a convenient alternative for non-emergency reports.

The secure new system It's called DORS, or Desk Officer Reporting System.

The city says it's for minor incidents like crashes, shoplifting and crime tips, but not emergencies. For emergencies, people must call 911.

The new portal gives police the ability to get brief information ahead of any potential investigation, improves the efficiency of developing a police report, and mitigates any potential threat of COVID-19 to officers and the public.

Other filing requirements include:

  • The incident is NOT an emergency,
  • The incident occurred within the West Pam Beach City limits,

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The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium is currently hosting a virtual summer camp this June and will transition into in-person sessions starting June 22nd. The summer camp is designed for children ages seven to twelve.

The virtual camps will feature the innovative Camp-in-a-Box which contained a majority of the supplies needed for the at-home experiment and can be picked up at the center. The summer camps last a week and each week is a different topic and experiment.

Next week, starting Monday, June 15th, the theme for the camp is In My Backyard. The session will explore Florida’s ecosystems and will last until Friday, June 19th. The sessions are an hour long and are spilt up between two age groups, ages seven to nine and ten to twelve.

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For residents of South Florida, here is some updated coronavirus information you may want to know.

How many cases in South Florida? Palm Beach County has the third-most positive cases in the state behind only Miami-Dade (20,277 cases; 797 deaths) and Broward (8,193 cases; 370 deaths).

How many cases in the Treasure Coast? Martin (958 cases, 15 deaths), St. Lucie (696 cases, 31 deaths) and Indian River (172 cases, 11 deaths).

In the counties near Lake Okeechobee: Hendry County has 580 cases and 19 deaths. Glades County has 104 cases and 1 death. Okeechobee County has 149 cases and no deaths.

Florida

How many cases are in Florida? There are 67,371. There have been 2,889 deaths and 11,185 are currently hospitalized.

Orange County…

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The newly renovated Rosemary Square, in downtown West Palm Beach has reopened for visitors are taking extra precautions to help keep everyone safe.

The outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment venue has hand sanitizer stations throughout the property and frequent cleanings of high touch areas. The center encourages everyone to wear a mask, wash hands regularly and to keep distance.

Public events are postponed until further notice, but serval shops and restaurants have reopened for the public. Rosemary Square’s valet has returned on Okeechobee Boulevard and all parking garages have touchless payments.

Many shops and restaurants have modified hours and some even offering curbside service and take out and delivery. For a complete list of what’s…

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Palm Beach is a luxurious Summer escape. Here are some fun things you and your family can try this Summer on Palm Beach.

Visit the Flagler Museum

Visit this National Historic Landmark to learn more about the most interesting period in America’s history, the Gilded Age. This former home to Florida pioneer Henry Flagler is open year round for visitors and tour groups to admire this grandiose collection of art and elegance. The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission to the museum is $18 for adults, $10 for youth ages 13-17 and $3 for children ages 6-12. Children aged six and under are free of charge.

Golf a Par 3 Course

Rated in the Top 50 Most Fun Golf Courses in…

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Waterfront Way Foundation’s Inaugural Cruise For Kids Raises Twenty Thousand Dollars For Place Of Hope, In Lieu Of Five Fundraising Events Cancelled Due to COVID-19

[JUPITER, FLORIDA, June 10th, 2020] – Waterfront Way Foundation presented a check in the sum of $20,000 to Place of Hope this Tuesday from Waterfront Way Foundation’s “Cruise For Kids” event in May of this year. This amount was then doubled by Place of Hope’s Emergency Response Matching Fund to bring contributions to $40,000 in support of the non-profit organization.

Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, Place of Hope was forced to cancel more than five fundraising events in 2020 to adhere to social distancing regulations, including the “Fish For Hope KDW…

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As the first day of summer fast approaches, what better way than to spend it having fun at local water park. Rapids Water Park announced that they officially opened their gates last Friday, June 5th for the summer season.

The Park and its managers have said that they will be introducing a new SafeSplash Guidelines to help keep everyone healthy and safe.  Some of the guidelines include: social distancing ground markers, reducing the parks capacity to 50% percent, wellness checks for both employees and guests, and adding additional hand sanitizing stations throughout the park.

Rapids Water Park features 42 slides, water rides, a lazy river, splash zones, a wave pool and much more.

The CDC states that if you are concerned about being in the water…

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As beaches open in Miami, South Florida continues to move forward in its return to normalcy. There are, however, some rules.

Here are the new hours:

Virginia Key Beach Park/North Point: Beach open from 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Park open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Historic Virginia Key Beach Park: Open Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday – Sunday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Below are new rules that will be enforced at all Miami beaches:

  • Do not use beach if you are displaying symptoms of COVID-19

  • Face masks are required when entering/exiting the beach; when walking around the beach and paths; and when utilizing the bathroom

  • Stay at least 6 feet away from any beach user not from your household

  • No…

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Blue Pointe Bar and Grill, one of the southernmost restaurants in Martin County, is tucked behind the Jupiter Pointe Club and Marina in Tequesta.

Blue Pointe has exploded in popularity over the past few month and is quickly becoming a favorite bar in the Palm Beaches.

The hidden gem boasts stunning 180-degree views of the Intracoastal Waterway, an amazing atmosphere and even has a swimming pool for its patrons!

The entire venue is open air seating with a choice of a canopied area with a lively bar, plenty of fans to keep you cool and friendly service.

The restaurant and bar’s inclusive menu have a breezy island vibe and something for every appetite.

If you haven’t been to Blue Pointe yet, they have live music every night so plans on…

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