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Lulu Ramadan

Lulu Ramadan is a breaking news reporter for The Palm Beach Post covering crime and safety. She received a degree in Communication Studies from Florida Atlantic University, where she held the position of editor-in-chief at the college magazine, The University Press. 

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Why was a low-flying plane and helicopter flying circles over Boca?
 BOCA RATON — A low-flying plane and helicopter circling Boca Raton late Monday and Tuesday caused a stir on social media, prompting city police to reassure concerned residents that it was just a Broward County Sheriff’s training exercise. Several residents turned to social media to report a small, but apparently noisy...

Posted: 9 hours ago

BOCA RATON — A low-flying plane and helicopter circling Boca Raton late Monday and Tuesday caused a stir on social media, prompting city police to reassure concerned residents that it was just a Broward County Sheriff’s training exercise. Several residents turned to social media to report a small, but apparently noisy...
Delray spent $2.1 million after storm sewage chaos, with more costs expected
 DELRAY BEACH — Delray Beach spent $2.1 million on generators after widespread power outages following Hurricane Irma  caused waste water to spill into some streets.  And the city will have to spend even more if it wants to avoid the sewage problems during future storms. For a week after Hurricane Irma in September, Delray...

Posted: 10 hours ago

DELRAY BEACH — Delray Beach spent $2.1 million on generators after widespread power outages following Hurricane Irma caused waste water to spill into some streets.  And the city will have to spend even more if it wants to avoid the sewage problems during future storms. For a week after Hurricane Irma in September, Delray...
Public will get a voice in ideas for new Boca National Golf Club
 BOCA RATON — The community will have a chance to share thoughts and ideas for a public golf course, school and possible hotel planned in northeast Boca Raton. The Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District, a taxing body separate from the city, is in the midst of buying, renovating and re-opening Ocean Breeze Golf Club, a 200-acre...

Posted: 12 hours ago

BOCA RATON — The community will have a chance to share thoughts and ideas for a public golf course, school and possible hotel planned in northeast Boca Raton. The Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District, a taxing body separate from the city, is in the midst of buying, renovating and re-opening Ocean Breeze Golf Club, a 200-acre...
Delray Beach struts: Fashion Week is back with these six events
 DELRAY BEACH — A fashion-forward week that highlights Delray Beach designers and merchants, and benefits local nonprofits, will return Jan. 24-28. Tickets are on sale for the 5th annual Delray Beach Fashion Week, a series of runway shows with local designs on display in downtown Delray Beach. Some of the events are free to...

Posted: 15 hours ago

DELRAY BEACH — A fashion-forward week that highlights Delray Beach designers and merchants, and benefits local nonprofits, will return Jan. 24-28. Tickets are on sale for the 5th annual Delray Beach Fashion Week, a series of runway shows with local designs on display in downtown Delray Beach. Some of the events are free to...
Demolition begins to make way for Mizner 200, branded ‘The Monarch Boca Raton’
 BOCA RATON — Demolition began this week to make way for a luxury downtown condominium complex, formerly known as Mizner 200 but recently re-branded The Monarch Boca Raton. One of the largest developments in downtown Boca Raton, the nine-story mixed-use buildings will stretch across nine acres along Southeast Mizner Boulevard...

Posted: 2 days ago

BOCA RATON — Demolition began this week to make way for a luxury downtown condominium complex, formerly known as Mizner 200 but recently re-branded The Monarch Boca Raton. One of the largest developments in downtown Boca Raton, the nine-story mixed-use buildings will stretch across nine acres along Southeast Mizner Boulevard...
Boca Raton Regional Hospital has big plans for $35 million in donations
 BOCA RATON — Three donors gifted the Boca Raton Regional Hospital $35 million, which will help fund  a  seven-story patient tower and intensive care unit. Stanley and Marilyn Barry, Christine E. Lynn, and Richard and Barbara Schmidt donated the $35 million in what the hospital is calling “one of the most profound displays...

Posted: 4 days ago

BOCA RATON — Three donors gifted the Boca Raton Regional Hospital $35 million, which will help fund a seven-story patient tower and intensive care unit. Stanley and Marilyn Barry, Christine E. Lynn, and Richard and Barbara Schmidt donated the $35 million in what the hospital is calling “one of the most profound displays...
Chains vs. local stores: Downtown West Palm, Delray face dilemma
 Thomas Rebhandl has big plans for City Center Pharmacy, a shop he opened 14 years ago at 416 Clematis St. For one, he hopes to buy the 76-year-old building, which occupies a busy spot across from West Palm Beach’s library and City Hall. Inside the pharmacy, he wants to transform the handsome, dark-wood bar that sits unused along a side...

Posted: 4 days ago

Thomas Rebhandl has big plans for City Center Pharmacy, a shop he opened 14 years ago at 416 Clematis St. For one, he hopes to buy the 76-year-old building, which occupies a busy spot across from West Palm Beach’s library and City Hall. Inside the pharmacy, he wants to transform the handsome, dark-wood bar that sits unused along a side...
After Hollywood nursing home deaths, Boca seeks to strengthen regulation
 BOCA RATON — Thirteen nursing homes and adult communities in Boca Raton may soon have to take costly but potentially live-saving steps to protect  residents during hurricanes.  The city is seeking to strengthen regulation of these communities, called adult congregate living facilities, to prevent a tragedy similar to...

Posted: 4 days ago

BOCA RATON — Thirteen nursing homes and adult communities in Boca Raton may soon have to take costly but potentially live-saving steps to protect residents during hurricanes.  The city is seeking to strengthen regulation of these communities, called adult congregate living facilities, to prevent a tragedy similar to...
Delray debate points to divisive mayor’s race in March
 DELRAY BEACH — Two Delray Beach commission colleagues went head-to-head at the first debate of the election cycle Thursday — and were unsurprisingly divided on most all topics. A precursor to what’s likely to be a testy  municipal election, Commissioners Shelly Petrolia and Jim Chard discussed...

Posted: 4 days ago

DELRAY BEACH — Two Delray Beach commission colleagues went head-to-head at the first debate of the election cycle Thursday — and were unsurprisingly divided on most all topics. A precursor to what’s likely to be a testy  municipal election, Commissioners Shelly Petrolia and Jim Chard discussed...
Boca mayor stays in county race despite challenge from onetime ally
 The south county race for Palm Beach County Commission promises to be divisive as it pits Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie — embroiled in controversy surrounding her past ties to a developer — against a longtime political ally. Boca Councilman Robert Weinroth, a Democrat, is running against Haynie, a Republican, for the District...

Posted: 6 days ago

The south county race for Palm Beach County Commission promises to be divisive as it pits Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie — embroiled in controversy surrounding her past ties to a developer — against a longtime political ally. Boca Councilman Robert Weinroth, a Democrat, is running against Haynie, a Republican, for the District...
Boca mayor campaign denies she's withdrawing from county commission race
 BOCA RATON — With Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie’s campaign struggling amid investigations into past financial ties to a controversial developer, will Haynie withdraw from the race for Palm Beach County Commission?  Some local political figures say she likely will — a move that would shake up Boca Raton...

Posted: 7 days ago

BOCA RATON — With Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie’s campaign struggling amid investigations into past financial ties to a controversial developer, will Haynie withdraw from the race for Palm Beach County Commission?  Some local political figures say she likely will — a move that would shake up Boca Raton...