The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on December 4, 1997 · Page 168
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 168

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Thursday, December 4, 1997
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2B THE PALM BEACH POST THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1997 W t H v fell ftuM w7 '" Will W " DAVID LANEStaff Photographer In memory of their fellow officers TEQUESTA - Palm Beach and Martin County law enforcement officers join forces on U.S. 1 in the Tour de Force - A Ride for Remembrance. The ride - which honors police officers who have died in the line of duty and their families - started Tuesday in Miami Beach and reached Martin County by Wednesday afternoon. The trek will end in Orlando. a . , t ! !, . ; , . - -- i v - frzr - m , . j r - rr(0 PALM BEACH INTERACTIVE Up to 20 stories from 56 area communities at www. GoPBl.comYourTown Spectacular Holiday Entertainment! New Special Effects, New Lighting and More... make Miami City Ballet's production of the traditional George Balanchine's The Nutcracker more . spectacular than ever... with a cast of over 100, breathtaking sets and costumes, a full orchestra, and spellbinding dancing by international stars. Don't miss this smashing show! m 2 A RIVIERA BEACH Police will check for intoxicated motorists and driver licenses at 5 p.m. at six locations this month. Checkpoints will be Friday at 1700 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and 2100 Ave. E; Saturday at 3000 Ave. J and 1400 Congress Ave. and Dec. 19 at 1300 Old Dixie Highway and 700 Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Thurs., December 4 -Sun., December 7 $17 to $60 Call for details t SEASON HONOREES: Dianne & Mk hael Bienes Richard B. Brnnson Edwii 'it Chunk Pamela & Todd Cole Evelyn Gilbert Jana Sina-s-Vlalinu & Jay Malina Ophelia & Juan J. Roca M. Frosene Sonderling 930-DANCE toll free MIAMI CITY BALLET EDWARD VILLELlt iRTISTIC DIRECTOR Florida's lnttrntttionilly-Acclaimed Dance Company h-mail: niiamicblp''l Web Site: 4 rta: flf.w:itt. , (1) 966-33(1) II wsam Kiwis WltiS CENTER fyfiZJlm 832-7469 mis mam is swwi in nn bi m sm now . knim m Of sun, divis of (uiwu f wis md m ium wis tina fuDM f o mis i vi hi is mm o w n iw vmm (ounn boo (own (mmswos fflf soirj CUTUUI H FAIS (001(11 UD IHf GIMTH F0H UUDHMli (0MNM ( HSIIOHS IKMU WIIH lf WOK Of M UPKWIItt Mill COOKPI DM Uim (Sin 0 W W IRWIM OW rotlHTV MIC Of (0UWY (OWSOHitS WITH IK sumw of mi mm turn visiioh s (ohiioii uiHomrr jnd the (ii mm mw nut hkh (oonn num. mi bisi rnnm ' moms! omiommi iounch funded mm wis mm is warn in wn y mm nn m NATIONAL NDOMtNl KM IHf (IB. (Of) Of IHf OffllUI REGtSTRAlION AND fWtKU NfOIIMIION MAT Bf OBIAINfD fir IHI DIVISION Of (OHSUWI SERVICES. II CAILM IftUttf !003S?3S2 WITHIN IHf SWf REGISTRATION DOES NOI lllllt fNOOWENI, 01 RECOWAIf NDAIION Br IHf STATE Nlllcrm ktT Mail Km Llcra: Sllnw .Scene O Meven Qrus: Sleiiill Uem, till TflDllias iiikI (IIiht fljlkmmll casl friilli MOB .Stiiool Program Milljal l cliailRe Hiltwill tlollee. SMALL ADS GET READ, TOO Call (561) 820-4300 to advertise. The Palm Beach Post BOCA RATON An anonymous source has added another $25,000 to the reward for information in the Boca Raton shooting of John and Heather Grossman. The money, which was deposited in a trust fund created by the Miami law firm of Stearns, Weaver, Miller, Weissler, Alhadeff & Sitterson, will be added to the $25,000 already being offered by Boca Raton police, officials said. A law firm representative would say only that a client asked the firm to set up the trust. John and Heather Grossman were shot Oct. 14 at a traffic light at the Yamato Road and Federal Highway intersection. Anyone with information is asked to call Boca Raton police at (561) 338-1399. BELLE GLADE Police charged Monique Jackson, 21, with attempted murder Tuesday night, for the second time in seven months. Jackson, who is on probation for an April stabbing, is being held without bail in the county jail. On Sunday night, Jackson became angry after finding her boyfriend talking to Katrisa Fordham, 18, Detective Angelo Tsaousis said. They argued in front of Billy's Market on Southwest Avenue E, and Jackson grabbed Fordham's hair and stabbed at her head with scissors, Tsaousis said. Fordham had flesh wounds but refused medical attention, he said. In the earlier case, Jackson admitted stabbing Dianne Baker during a family fight. Jackson pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of battery and was sentenced to a year's probation. 5IGNEI& W L DE WELLINGTON First Wellington, the village's largest homeowners' association serving about 10,000 residents, has a tentative agreement with Tele-Media Co. to provide cable at rates ranging from $10 to $16 a month for 60 channels. Tele-Media was the lowest bidder and could replace Adelphia as the association's main cable provider. The deal is contingent upon Tele-Media negotiating a franchise agreement with the village. The council currently is drafting an ordinance governing cable franchises. WELLINGTON The Western Communities Council voted Wednesday night to ask the Florida Turnpike Authority to help pay for the widening of Southern Boulevard between Haverhill Road and State Road 7. The council, composed of representatives from seven cities and improvement districts from Green-acres to South Bay, approved the resolution after denying a request from Greenacres to limit the road to six lanes. Palm Beach County commissioners raised Nov. 17 the amount of traffic allowed on Southern Boulevard, which is currently four lanes. The vote was 5-1 with Greenacres opposed and Belle Glade's representative absent. DELRAY BEACH Maria Morales, a leukemia patient seeking a bone marrow donor, has gone into remission after five weeks of chemotherapy at Bethesda Memorial Hospital, tests showed Tuesday night. "I'm so happy. My spirits are up again," she said. Now that she's in remission, doctors said a transplant within a month could save her life. Morales, 19, who has B-positive blood, is seeking "an angel out there" whose marrow matches hers. She is of Mexican descent, and a match likely would be found in a Hispanic donor, doctors said. Blood and bone marrow test drives were held this week and will continue Friday and next week. For information, call the Palm Beach Blood Bank at (561) 845-2323. Youngsters and their parents can ride a real train to visit Santa Claus and his helpers this year. Tri-Rail will have Santa Claus at its Deerfield Beach station Friday evening and again Dec. 12 and 19 to greet kids and pose for photos. Elves will pass out hats, stickers and candy canes. Palm Beach County children can catch a train that leaves Mangonia Park at 5:32 p.m., with stops in between, and arrives in Deerfield Beach at 6:19 p.m. The return train leaves Deerfield at 6:52 p.m. and arrives in Mangonia Park at 7:41 p.m. Round-trip tickets are $3 for adults, $1.50 for kids aged 5-12 and free for children younger than 5. Southbound stops for the Santa train include: West Palm Beach, 5:39 p.m.; Palm Beach Airport, 5:43 p.m.; Lake Worth, 5:50 p.m.; Boynton Beach, 5:56 p.m.; Delray Beach, 6:06 p.m.; and Boca Raton, 6:12 p.m. For more information, call (800) 874-7245. BOCA RATON Giants of politics, business and film will appear this month at Liberties Fine Books and Music in Mizner Park. Actor Jack Palance, who won an Oscar at age 71, will speak and autograph his book of poetry, The Forest of Love, at 7 p.m. today. Real estate mogul and part-time Palm Beach resident Donald Trump will appear at 2 p.m. Saturday to sign his new book Trump: The Art of the Comeback. And former President Carter will autograph Sources of Strength on Wednesday. 7th Ave. & European New Couture Designer Women's Apparel at Discount Prices Pre Season Designer Giveaway Better, Better Dress Department Cocktail Dresses & Evening Gowns RIVIERA BEACH A few tons of sugar mixed with chunks of glass and metal in the eastbound lanes of Martin Luther King Boulevard on Tuesday night after a passenger van slammed into a tractor trailer, police said. Two young boys and a woman suffered minor injuries. They were taken to St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach. Their Dodge Caravan breached the right-of-way of a Walpole Co. truck, turning south from Martin Luther King Boulevard onto Military Trail, police said. The sugar truck overturned a few hundred feet east of the intersection, spreading its haul on the road. The driver was not hurt. They're welcome in Lake Worth LAKE WORTH Officials wasted no time rolling out the welcome mat for artists ousted from West Palm Beach's Clematis by Night art fests. This group of artists who are not welcome in West Palm Beach, well, they're invited to Lake Worth," Lake Worth Economic Development Coordinator Jay Kravetz said Tuesday. A ''All New Selection" '650 to '2600 ea. atzes 4 to 20 Sale Stalls inraay Similar to illustration Save 09 I to 95 OFF dozen artists were denied permission to show their work in West Palm Beach when too many applications were received. Kravetz said Lake Worth would give them a half-price deal, reducing the nightly fee from $50 to $25, to exhibit at Evening MUST MAKE room for new Holiday orders - 1000 world famous 7th Ave. & European Couture Designer Cocktail Dresses, Cocktail Suits & Evening Gowns, markdown far below cost for immediate clearance Our loss is your gain. The very best Couture Ensembles for 5 to 20 times less than now selling on Worth Ave. Our inventory looks like who's who in fashion at the price of the buttons. ANY SPECIAL OCCASION! ALL SPECIAL OCCASIONS-FORGET BOCA DAZZLE! Remember only Palm Beach sophisticated elegance The very best for far, far, far less. on the Avenues, a somewhat regular art and music festival Friday nights downtown. "Since (Mayor) Nancy (Graham) threw them out, we'll be happy to accept them," Kravetz said. The next Evening on the Avenues, Dec. 12, will include a ceremony to light a Christmas tree at the city hall annex. Lisa Ocker WEST PALM BEACH - Circuit Judge Virginia Gay Broome refused to set bond for Misti Ehrlich, 21, charged with two counts of first-degree murder. Ehrlich tearfully testified Wednesday that she wanted to get out of jail and support her 4-year-old son, who now lives with Ehrlich's mother. The boy's father, Miguel Garcia, is also facing the electric chair for his role in the Nov. 21, 1996, shooting deaths of two people, including a child, during a bungled attempt to execute another man, according to police. A detective testified that Ehrlich turned off her car's headlights and drove the gunmen to the wrong West Palm Beach house. Brandon Babb, 2, and Todd Chilton, 21, were killed. Babb's mother, Crystal Babb, was also injured in the shooting. 655-2411 179 Bradley Place 2 Blocks north of Publix Monday-Saturday 9:30-5:30 (Reg. Hours) Directums: 1-95 to Okeechobee Blvd. East. Qo mer bridge into Palm Beach. Turn left at 1st light -Coconut Row. Qo north 1 116 miles. The name of the street will change to Bradley. 1 79 will he on the right. Free parking on the street and in the rear of the store.

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