The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on December 3, 1997 · Page 39
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 39

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Wednesday, December 3, 1997
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A S C THE PALM BEACH POST WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1997 7B FREE itoard granted legal clout Dental Consult We wiUpnmde you with a comprehensive mprenenstve i $6 crack down on landlords j Jk treatment plan at no charge! targe! Call Today far Appointment! David Harden said. oo 149 FREE RELINE of Existing Denture wPurchase oiNew Denture! Soft Denture Liner Since its inception earlier this year, the board has ordered landlords whose properties are havens for drug dealers and 0WM gangs to take measures to deter 00 $ Custom Afts9n 299 Crown $44Q0O Only frJnrry 5sn Patrick Lyons Pmlm Beach Post Staff Writer 5'DELRAY BEACH The gjpisance Abatement Board has a jwjr tool to keep landlords in line. J5 :City commissioners voted 4-1 ffpesday night to grant the board power to levy as much as ,500 in fines. The board works !get landlords to clean up fSme-ridden properties. .;"Ifs good for the board to Save some additional remedies at JSeir disposal," City Manager IStlUUIC VptHrit)5lltorlMrt05l20) LIFE STRIDE such activity. Aside from getting a judge to enforce its orders, the board had no way to punish the landlord for failing to comply. The vote was the result of a change in state law. If a landlord fails to pay a fine, a lien can be put on the property, officials said. BONGO TEMPTATION- WEST COAST CANDIES to , ' iGas-tax money pays for realigned ramps, flyover West Coast Life Stride Elegant Reg. l35 Austin Reg. s40 lOO'S OF PAIRS ON SALE RDnLTN CTV'I TC VII f Ol CID 2274 SELECTIONS MAY VARY BY STORE 25 j INTERCHANGE ! 5Vm 7R from IB m 1 .nrj hai'" i HDKCeLIDAySABS I JL'J J 1" 1 iA tl 1 II I 11 war: 4 TEMPTATIONS - reg $22 - $25, 2 PAIR FOR $30 weeKena rate mis low. jlls WEST COAST - reg $28 - $30, SAVE 30 4 ANNIES & EASY STREET - reg $30 - $40, SAVE 25 4 EVENING FOOTWEAR - reg $27 - $30, SAVE 30 two miles of 1-95 between Congress and Australian avenues and adding sound walls on both sides of 1-95 north of Okeechobee. Widening the Okeechobee Boulevard bridge over 1-95 to eight lanes from she. Native-plant landscaping around new retention ponds and new bike lanes on Okeechobee Boulevard. Construction is scheduled to begin by the fall of 1998 and finish in spring of 2001. Money for the work comes from gas taxes. "What we're proposing is consistent with long-range plans for the area," DOT project manager Richard Pereira said Dial one, easy-to-remember local number to enjoy a great weekend rate on a late model, air-conditioned car. There are over 80 convenient South Florida locations and rates are honored with an advance reservation. 'Applies to an economy-size car rented from Friday to 10 AM. Monday lor a 3 day total of '41.97 including 1000 FREE miles. Taxes, excess miles .20 per mile and optional damage waiver '15.99 'or less per day are extra. Availability is limited and restrictions apply. Call for details. Valid at South Florida locations only. WEEKFKD RATES DO NOT APPLY AT MIAMI AIRPORT OR MONROE COUNTY LOCATIONS it SALE ENDS DECEMBER 6 ' City officials have said the interchange would be too big, blocking views of downtown. 5 It also would encourage more jigh-speed traffic, they said, at a ime when city planners want . drivers to slow down. "I think it's good for the downtown area in terms of traffic Slow and making it safer," said 3sident Ralph Kasten, a commuter from West Palm Beach who attended the meeting. " Besides realigning the ramps .JJbd adding a flyover, the $37.3 I Billion project would include: S;H Adding one northbound !32ne and one sounthbound lane to JUPITER PORT ST. LUCIE 561-747-4242 561-33S-4S42 ROYAL PALM BEACH 561-7W-1691 LAKE WORTH STUART 5A1-641-7XX.1 51-223-8205 Enterprise 1 sop rent-a-car SMALL ADS GET READ, TOO Call (561) 820-4300 to advertise. The Palm Beach Post Pick Enterprise. We'll pick you up r Company ijbeing probed ijin Russia fiTARANTSEV from IB 'A Jiandez, spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's Office, said. It His travels have taken him to 'New York City; Las Vegas; San yrancisco; Mexico City; Cancun, v Mexico; Miami; Montego Bay, Wamaica; the Bahamas; and finally roack to Miami and West falm tl Tarantsev's attorney, Richard fILubin, said Tarantsev was arrest- 'Jed at The Breakers hotel, where me was staying while enjoying a r working vacation. P "Palm Beach is nice place to Jjbe when you're from Moscow and it s o degrees, he said. j Lubin declined to specify the tjnature of the business Tarantsev j He did say Tarantsev did not fjsign the visa paperwork that U.S. Ijofficials contend contains the J jfalse statements. It is common for lousiness people m Russia to have pother people obtain their visas to -avoid standing in long lines at ..embassies, Lubin said. t "He vehemently denies that he has committed a crime, Lubin tjsaid. "His intent, once he gets out ,of custody, is to stay here until the ;Jcase is over and to do business $rom here and then go back to XMWW ESS::'::: : Maybe now is a good time to move. If you bank at Barnett Bank, you know that NationsBank is planning to take SunTrust Offers You: SjiiwrlAr mtonwr lenric FHuikM strength gKussia. One of the convictions STarantsev served time for during ' sthe Communist regime was for stealing a coat, Lubin said, i Tarantsev is the founder and fjowner of Russkoye Zoloto (Russian Gold), a Moscow-based E Company with holdings that in-lude a gold-mining concern, re-tail space, a travel agency and a Jfashion firm. Lubin said the com-Epany also owns a TV network in Russia. J He described Tarantsev as a philanthropist who donates mil-Slions of dollars to charities. Russkoye Zoloto has attracted Iclose attention from organized icrime investigators in Russia over the past year, and prosecutors Shave filed court papers charging Jthe company with smuggling, according to the ITAR-Tass news agency. J U.S. officials had sought to have Taratsev held without bond Jbecause of his frequent travels land because he had escaped a 'construction work site in Russia Jwhere he was serving one of his detentions, Fernandez said. over your bank. And your account ngni aiong wwi n. dui wucu uxo happen, big problems usually follow. Branches may close. Employees may leave Products may change. And fees may go up. What does it all mean for you? Should you wait and see what happens? Or move your banking relationship now? At SunTrust, we think you should have a choice where your money goes But then we help thousands of Floridians make smart financial decisions every day-from buying a home to planning for retirement, and everything in between With 380 offices in Florida, all locally managed, we're here to help you be ready for any life change. Even your bank being taken over. So why wait? Call 1-800-2-SWITCH, or visit your local SunTrust branch. If you liked banking at Barnett, you're going to feel right at home with SunTrust. PtrsoMl rebtiMsMpi Omr 1AA f kiitory ia FlorMa Convenient banking tervicet Over 380 bnnchei hi rionoi ?wS00TMt hi Florid ' PC Binkiiif '"Jbrpnon, The service und convenience you enjo)-ed .H Burnett Bunk can still be found in the suite of Floridn. lust holt for the SunTrust sign. We'll do everything we can to make you feel right at home. SunTrust has everything you need to be ready for life. But what really sets us apart from other banks is the personal relationship we have with our customers. B The Associated Press contributed to this story. ,0 v raw- . I? I Welcon ToSunTnjsl j iff! I 5 I By Donating Your Auto' or Property to The Aleph Institute 1-800-546-AUTO (2886) I (i Tax Deductible f Bk Book vhimI IVeO TAX J229I62 utul HiHHinR Itndfi MomlHT I DIC Oiw; wwAhcrt does your SunlruM i 4 n'HUIi'tvd smifv nwrk ht'lolttling icluivilv to SunlriiM .mk. Inc. We can't wait to tell you about our bank. Call 1-800-a-SWITCH, and we'll send you a fr copy of "Wehome To SunTrust" horoscope say toaayy k:t4' BE Be Ready For Life' i -ft-ft -A t iii if n f -if Mfc n ft n tt in i" tfttr-T'-Tt fi' itiii ti Hviffiiritt H Utriiilri in tm tnt fism HHi turn famift ft iipfc ifc w mi tm Ha Hi Wfc. m Mi..fc ffin Itn on it iti i

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