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Editor's Note: Winn-Dixie memories

    There was a time I’d stopped going because the checkout line sometimes smelled like urine and the parking lot hosted panhandlers. Still, the location was convenient and there were a few items I preferred over the Publix across the street. So I will miss the Winn-Dixie just across the Woolbright Road bridge, on the Intracoastal in Boynton Beach.  

    I have fond memories of the place when my mother was alive. While she lived in Briny Breezes, she could push her small cart over to do…


Added by Chris Felker on January 1, 2015 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Paws Up for Pets: Academy program a win for students, pets and owners

South Tech Academy student Michele Calaminus dries 4-year-old Jack, a schnauzer/lab mix during class. She is a senior in SouthTech Academy’s Veterinary Assisting Program and is the owner of Jack. TIm Stepien/The Coastal…


Added by Mary Kate Leming on December 31, 2014 at 5:13pm — No Comments

On the Water: Drift boats offer affordable access to ocean bounty and beauty

Marvin Kaplowitz of Boynton Beach caught this mutton snapper during a mid-December trip on the Sea Mist III.

Kaplowitz used a sardine on a 5/0 circle hook rigged with relatively light 30-pound-test fluorocarbon leader…


Added by Chris Felker on December 31, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Finding Faith: Used car lifts spirits of student and mom

Aquira Leon celebrates having a reliable car. ‘The car that I received was the answer to my prayers,’  she said.

Photo provided

By Tim Pallesen…


Added by Chris Felker on December 31, 2014 at 11:57am — No Comments

Secret Gardens: Multiple garden styles converge in Deerfield Arboretum

Whether you choose to let the trees tower over you or to view them close-up, each

has its own charm. A couple hold hands while they cross a bridge over a flowing water feature.…


Added by Chris Felker on December 31, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Health & Harmony: Colon cancer screening test a viable option for some

INSET BELOW: Dr. Matthew D'Alessio; Dr. Andrea Klemes; Dr. Robert Mellman; Dr. David Ahlquist.

By Linda Haase

    Mention you’re going to get a colonoscopy, and you’ll usually get a look of sympathy.…


Added by Chris Felker on December 31, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Tots & Teens: More for kids at Morikami festival

There will be performances by taiko drummers throughout the day at Oshogatsu. Photo provided

By Shelley Gilken


Among the Japanese traditions to commemorate the New Year: taiko drummers. A game similar…


Added by Mary Kate Leming on December 30, 2014 at 6:02pm — No Comments

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