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Palm Beach in February is a great vacation

Time and space doesn’t allow me to write all there is to talk about when discussing Palm Beach County, Florida. So I’ll limit myself to one specific hotel and a little about the county.

The hotel is the Four Diamond Marriott Resort Palm Beach Singer Island, 3800 North Ocean Drive in Riviera Beach. It is situated on Singer Island which is actually a peninsula. But most of Singer Island is in Riviera Beach. You got that? The island is named for the family of the sewing machine magnate.

There are 192 rooms, all of which were recently renovated — and all are suites. I was told this is the only all-suite hotel in the county of Palm Beach. There are two pools and three restaurants not counting poolside dining. One pool comes with cabanas and the Lagoon pool has a 2-story slide. By the way, all rooms come with separate living, dining and sleeping spaces. Continue reading “Palm Beach in February is a great vacation”

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Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks

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Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders qualified the support, stressing that talks continue and “revisions are being considered.”

WEST PALM BEACH — From the confines of his golf club, President Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases Monday while staying largely mum in the last few days about the victims of the Florida school massacre and the escalating debate about controls on weapons.

One side of that debate was represented outside the White House as dozens of teens spread their bodies across the pavement to symbolize the dead and call for stronger gun controls, a precursor to a march in Washington planned next month by survivors of the Parkland school shooting and supporters of their cause. Continue reading “Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks”

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Tenet Healthcare Corp. subsidiary United Surgical Partners International and HSS proposes medical office building in West Palm Beach – South Florida Business Journal

Tenet Healthcare Corp. is seeking the first round of approvals for a surgery center that it plans to build near Good Samaritan Hospital in West Palm Beach.

In January, the hospital company (NYSE: THC) said its ambulatory care services subsidiary, United Surgical Partners International, signed a joint venture with HSS to build an outpatient orthopedic care and surgery center near Good Samaritan. The parties didn’t disclose the size, design or exact location of the new facility at the time.

At an upcoming city meeting, the public can have a look at Tenet’s plans. Continue reading “Tenet Healthcare Corp. subsidiary United Surgical Partners International and HSS proposes medical office building in West Palm Beach – South Florida Business Journal”

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Man saved from sinking boat near West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – A man has been saved at sea after his boat started to sink near West Palm Beach.

The Coast Guard snapped a photo 10 miles off West Palm Beach.

The man was taken to the hospital after what was believed to be some kind of chemical reaction while at sea.

Crews determined he’d been missing since the middle of January.

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