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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Can Boca’s first public art mural catapult city into local art scene?
 BOCA RATON — Boca Raton may conjure up postcard images of palm trees and sun-soaked beaches, but it doesn’t have the reputation of being a hub for the rapidly growing South Florida arts scene. Not yet, said one councilwoman. “Being such a wealthy community, you would think arts and culture would be a huge part of Boca...

Posted: 2 days ago

BOCA RATON — Boca Raton may conjure up postcard images of palm trees and sun-soaked beaches, but it doesn’t have the reputation of being a hub for the rapidly growing South Florida arts scene. Not yet, said one councilwoman. “Being such a wealthy community, you would think arts and culture would be a huge part of Boca...
Boca Raton country music concert to benefit Parkland shooting survivors
 BOCA RATON — A night of country music, food trucks and mechanical bull rides in Boca Raton will benefit the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland. A concert, dubbed “#MSDCountyStrong,” is planned at Florida Atlantic University’s Barry Kaye Auditorium on Friday, Sept...

Posted: 3 days ago

BOCA RATON — A night of country music, food trucks and mechanical bull rides in Boca Raton will benefit the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland. A concert, dubbed “#MSDCountyStrong,” is planned at Florida Atlantic University’s Barry Kaye Auditorium on Friday, Sept...
Boca Raton animal shelter holding ‘pet parade’ to celebrate expansion
 BOCA RATON — The Tri-County Animal Rescue in Boca Raton will parade its pets around a soon-to-be-renovated campus to encourage adoptions and celebrate its pending expansion. During the Sept. 6 “pet parade,” dogs and cats up for adoption will prance around the campus. The event doubles as a fundraiser. The shelter needs...

Posted: 3 days ago

BOCA RATON — The Tri-County Animal Rescue in Boca Raton will parade its pets around a soon-to-be-renovated campus to encourage adoptions and celebrate its pending expansion. During the Sept. 6 “pet parade,” dogs and cats up for adoption will prance around the campus. The event doubles as a fundraiser. The shelter needs...
After backlash, Delray rebuffs controversial West Atlantic land deal
 A small group of Delray Beach residents eked out a victory for their neighborhood Wednesday evening, when they convinced a city board to walk back a controversial land deal. The Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency was poised to sell six acres of land along West Atlantic Avenue valued at $15 million to a developer for just...

Posted: 4 days ago

A small group of Delray Beach residents eked out a victory for their neighborhood Wednesday evening, when they convinced a city board to walk back a controversial land deal. The Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency was poised to sell six acres of land along West Atlantic Avenue valued at $15 million to a developer for just...
Developer hikes offer on West Atlantic land, but will Delray accept?
 A handful of Delray Beach residents plan to protest a potential land deal tonight, repudiating the city’s willingness to sell land to a foreign developer for far below market value. The developer, John Flynn of Ireland, recently increased his offer on the downtown land to $2 million from $1.2 million. But that bid is still well below...

Posted: 4 days ago

A handful of Delray Beach residents plan to protest a potential land deal tonight, repudiating the city’s willingness to sell land to a foreign developer for far below market value. The developer, John Flynn of Ireland, recently increased his offer on the downtown land to $2 million from $1.2 million. But that bid is still well below...
NEW: State ethics body continues probe of suspended Boca mayor
 A state ethics agency with the power to recommend an elected official’s removal from office continues to investigate suspended Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie even as she battles criminal charges, The Palm Beach Post has learned. The Florida Commission on Ethics scheduled a private probable cause hearing in early September to assess allegations...

Posted: 5 days ago

A state ethics agency with the power to recommend an elected official’s removal from office continues to investigate suspended Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie even as she battles criminal charges, The Palm Beach Post has learned. The Florida Commission on Ethics scheduled a private probable cause hearing in early September to assess allegations...
JUST IN: FAU graduation back on after threat canceled ceremony last week
 BOCA RATON — It’ll happen in a basketball arena instead of an auditorium and a week later than planned, but Florida Atlantic University will host a make-up graduation Tuesday morning after cancelling a commencement ceremony last week. More than 400 students planned on walking the stage Aug. 7, but a “credible...

Posted: 6 days ago

BOCA RATON — It’ll happen in a basketball arena instead of an auditorium and a week later than planned, but Florida Atlantic University will host a make-up graduation Tuesday morning after cancelling a commencement ceremony last week. More than 400 students planned on walking the stage Aug. 7, but a “credible...
‘I need to see your ID’ ... This Boca Raton middle school ramps up security
 BOCA RATON — An Omni Middle School administrator blocked the gated main entrance of the Boca Raton campus on the first day of school Monday, warmly greeting familiar faces while stopping strangers in their tracks. “I need to see your ID,” she said repeatedly to adults who approached the gate, even those with children...

Posted: 6 days ago

BOCA RATON — An Omni Middle School administrator blocked the gated main entrance of the Boca Raton campus on the first day of school Monday, warmly greeting familiar faces while stopping strangers in their tracks. “I need to see your ID,” she said repeatedly to adults who approached the gate, even those with children...
Three mayoral, three council candidates vie in contentious Boca races
 A state complaint, name-calling and fault-finding shroud a Boca Raton special election for two seats on the City Council, painting a picture of town split on crucial issues. The races for mayor and City Council Seat A offer a chance for a voting bloc on a council poised to make major development decisions and spend more than $60...

Posted: 9 days ago

A state complaint, name-calling and fault-finding shroud a Boca Raton special election for two seats on the City Council, painting a picture of town split on crucial issues. The races for mayor and City Council Seat A offer a chance for a voting bloc on a council poised to make major development decisions and spend more than $60...
NEW: FAU grads will get rescheduled ceremony and free football tickets
 Would-be graduates ushered from Florida Atlantic University’s campus Tuesday before they could collect their diplomas will have a shot at a do-over this week and next. University officials canceled the graduation ceremony after a “targeted” and “credible” threat scribbled on a Post-it note triggered an evacuation...

Posted: 11 days ago

Would-be graduates ushered from Florida Atlantic University’s campus Tuesday before they could collect their diplomas will have a shot at a do-over this week and next. University officials canceled the graduation ceremony after a “targeted” and “credible” threat scribbled on a Post-it note triggered an evacuation...
BREAKING: FAU to reschedule graduation after Post-it note threat canceled ceremony
 Florida Atlantic University is offering unlucky graduates — evacuated from their commencement ceremony Tuesday after a threat — a chance to attend a new ceremony, and tickets to an upcoming football game, the university said. A “credible threat” scribbled on a Post-it note, tacked to a women’s...

Posted: 11 days ago

Florida Atlantic University is offering unlucky graduates — evacuated from their commencement ceremony Tuesday after a threat — a chance to attend a new ceremony, and tickets to an upcoming football game, the university said. A “credible threat” scribbled on a Post-it note, tacked to a women’s...