The Coastal Star

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Editor's Note: Arrivals and departures are keeping us busy

    The first sea turtles are arriving and the first snowbirds are departing. 

    It’s been a record-breaking tourist season, and most locals have long ago surrendered to the sunburned hordes and no longer try to dine out on weekends or venture anywhere near a public beach.

    Even so, we’re pleased our friends in the hospitality industry are doing well. That reflects on our bottom line and we aren’t complaining.

    Still … once the last car carrier is loaded and…

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Added by Chris Felker on April 2, 2014 at 3:03pm — No Comments

Around Town: Roddick’s fiery determination evident early to his tennis coach

Coach Howard Schnellenberger was honored on his 80th birthday by hundreds of supporters, including football legend Joe Namath.…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 2, 2014 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Health & Harmony: ‘Shocking’ new therapy beats pain, speeds healing

Former LPGA golfer Meg Mallon, who suffers from back, neck and shoulder pain, receives

shockwave therapy from Dr. Erich Menge at Boca Delray Pain & Rehabilitation.…

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Added by Chris Felker on April 2, 2014 at 10:58am — No Comments

Finding Faith: Churches’ Haiti outreach changing lives, opening eyes

Anita Thorstad, a deacon at St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church in Boca Raton, has led

the church’s joint efforts with St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Delray Beach to open

and operate a…

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Added by Chris Felker on April 2, 2014 at 10:51am — No Comments

Secret Gardens: A fragrant, peaceful and edible spot at The Breakers

The herb garden at The Breakers in Palm Beach is tucked between the croquet court and the 13th hole.…

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Added by Chris Felker on April 2, 2014 at 10:38am — No Comments

On the Water: Fishing tournaments will target kingfish, dolphin and wahoo

Jason Bagwell and Jason Maret hold the 36.4-pound kingfish caught by Bagwell on Craigg Maret’s boat

Get Sum that won top overall boat and heaviest kingfish honors in the 19th annual Mark Gerretson…

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Added by Chris Felker on April 2, 2014 at 10:18am — No Comments

Paws Up for Pets: Entrepreneurial young dog owner pitches shampoo to the stars

Simon Goldman and Calypso, whose flea allergy led to Simon’s creation of a line of pet shampoos.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Arden…

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Added by Chris Felker on April 2, 2014 at 10:08am — No Comments

Tots & Teens: Princesses and superheroes to converge on kids museum

A little princess, Rosavita Gilken, 4. Photo provided

By Shelley Gilken



    The Schoolhouse Children’s Museum in Boynton Beach offers children a glimpse of South Florida history from a time when water was pumped into a basin and…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 2, 2014 at 10:04am — No Comments

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