The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on December 3, 1997 · Page 41
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 41

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Wednesday, December 3, 1997
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w S C THE PALM BEACH POST WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1997 7B joard granted lib crack down legal clout on landlords (Si JiMlIs Uttlhf Dental Consult " -nM-iV- T-n i We will provide yxiu viih a coinprehensive i II TO" i I j W l" tj ' t treatment pUinal no charge! A Ji f I I III fl V Caf Today f ApptHnanemtyr rapNE LL $14Q of Existing Denture wPurchase Ijnprfr"mJL S offlew Denture! uner coimT mmr IfliTVl UtfUUre VpptrUttlMlarLHtrtmiXt f?rSean Patrick Lyons tZZn Beach Post Staff Writer vDELRAY BEACH The psance Abatement Board has a ' A. ll. 1 1 Jl 1 . V jy rooi 10 Keep lanaiorus in tine, commissinnprs vntpH 4-1 wsaay mgni to grant me Doara S? v power to levy as much as 500 in fines. The board works I A ll 1 1 II'get landlords to clean up IcCJiie-ridden properties, limit's good for the board to E5fre some additional rpmprlipe ar fjEjir disposal," City Manager si LIFE STRIDE BONGO TEMPTATION WEST COAST, CANDIES Gas-tax money pays for realigned ramps, flyover Life Stride Elegant Reg. s35 800 100'S OF PAIRS ON SALE BROKEN STYLES AND COLORS SELECTIONS MAY VARY BY STORE 1 $22" RAND NM HOLIDAY SAVINGS F Gnlf Memise weeKena rate mis has a 4 TEMPTATIONS - reg $22 4 WEST COAST - reg $28 - 4 ANNIES & EASY STREET - reg $30 - $40, SAVE 25 4 EVENING FOOTWEAR l SALE ENDS DECEMBER 6 Dial one, easy-to-remember local number to enjoy a great weekend rate on a late model, air-conditioned car. There are over 80 convenient South Florida locations and rates are honored with an advance reservation. 'Applies to an economy-size car rented trom Friday to 10 AM. Monday lor a 3 day total ol '41.97 including 1000 FREE miles. Taxes, excess miles .20 per mile and optional damage waiver '15.99 or less per day are extra. Availability is limited and restrictions apply. Call lor details. Valid a! South Florida locations only. WEEKEND RATFS DO NOT APPLY AT MIAMI AIRPORT OR MONROE COUNTY LOCATIONS Enterprise i 800 rent-a-car .5 SMALL ADS GET READ, TOO Call (561) 820-4300 to advertise. The Palm Beach Post Pick Enterprise. We'll pick you up iliiilSiiliil David Harden said. Since its inception earlier this year, the board has ordered landlords whose properties are havens for drug dealers and gangs to take measures to deter such activity. Aside from getting a judge to enforce its orders, the board had no way to punish the landlord for failing to comply. The vote was the result of a change in state law. If a landlord fails to pay a fine, a lien can be put on the property, officials said. two miles of 1-95 between Congress and Australian avenues and adding sound walls on both sides of 1-95 north of Okeechobee. Widening the Okeechobee Boulevard bridge over 1-95 to eight lanes from six. Native-plant landscaping around new retention ponds and new bike lanes on Okeechobee Boulevard. Construction is scheduled to begin by the fall of 1998 and finish in spring of 2001. Money for the work comes from gas taxes. "What we're proposing is consistent with long-range plans for the area," DOT project manager Richard Pereira said Tuesday. The service and convenience you enjoyed til Biirncll ftmlt am still be found in the state of Florida, lust holt for jie 5un7ru$l sin. We'll do eveiytlting we can to make you feel right at home. We can't wait to tell you about our bank. Call 1-800-2-SWITCH, and we'll send you a fr copy of "Welcome To SunTrust" 5 f Welcome"! I To Sun'lrusl j West Coast Austin Reg. s40 s25" - $25, 2 PAIR FOR $30 $30, SAVE 30 - reg $27 - $30, SAVE 30 J1PITKR PORT ST. 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Inf. r .... jry INTERCHANGE From IB I City officials have said the in- terchange would be too big, 1 DiocKinGr views or downtown. j It also would encourage more high-speed traffic, they said, at a time when city planners want drivers to slow down. kI think it's good for the downtown area in terms of traffic flow and making it safer," said resident Ralph Kasten, a com--jnuter from West Palm Beach who attended the meeting. ! Besides realigning the ramps "and adding a flyover, the $37.3 jjpjljion project would include: J2J fl Adding one northbound 336e and one sounthbound lane to m : . . j Company being probed in Russia TARANTSEV ' From IB nandez, spokesman for the U.S. ' Attorney's Office, said, t His travels have taken him to ! New York City; Las Vegas; San j; Francisco; Mexico City; Cancun, t Mexico; Miami; Montego Bay, f' Jamaica; the Bahamas; and finally I back to Miami and West Palm ) Beach. Tarantsev's attorney, Richard i Lubin, said Tarantsev was arrest-j ed at The Breakers hotel, where j he was staying while enjoying a f working vacation. Palm Beach is nice place to be when you're from Moscow and it's 5 degrees," he said. Lubin declined to specify the nature of the business Tarantsev was conducting in the U.S. He did say Tarantsev did not sign the visa paperwork that U.S. officials contend contains the false statements. It is common for business people in Russia to have other people obtain their visas to avoid standing in long lines at embassies, Lubin said. "He vehemently denies that he has committed a crime," Lubin said. "His intent, once he gets out of custody, is to stay here until the case is over and to do business from here and then go back to Russia." One of the convictions Tarantsev served time for during the Communist regime was for stealing a coat, Lubin said. Tarantsev is the founder and owner of Russkoye Zoloto (Russian Gold), a Moscow-based company with holdings that include a gold-mining concern, retail space, a travel agency and a fashion firm. Lubin said the company also owns a TV network in Russia. He described Tarantsev as a philanthropist who donates millions of dollars to charities. Russkoye Zoloto has attracted close attention from organized crime investigators in Russia over the past year, and prosecutors have filed court papers charging the company with smuggling, according to the ITAR-Tass news agency. U.S. officials had sought to have Taratsev held without bond because of his frequent travels and because he had escaped a construction work site in Russia where he was serving one of his detentions, Fernandez said. B The Associated Press contributed to this story. You can fly to Hawaii for WHAT??? I - Mima ri iTIHTffT I By Donating Your Auto or Property rZ!r7T. T7wj - aip-N-sAVE buuj ) low. - Maybe now is a good time to move. 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