By Emily J. Minor
Sarah Onnen knew what she wanted to be since she was little, except she never thought it was possible. Continue
Get paid to swim with animals?…
Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 29, 2010 at 2:00pm —
By Thomas R. Collins
My mom was on a gurney, tubes everywhere, strangers leaning over her, machines making beeps and whirs, fluorescent lights shining cold and bright.
When I got to the emergency room that day six months ago, after my mom turned blue and fell in her assisted living… Continue
Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 29, 2010 at 12:03pm —
Meet Your Neighbor — Christian Leighton
Interior designer Chris Leighton, founder of the Leighton Design Group, has traveled the world over, experienced the exotic and the urban, and where does he call home?
Coastal Delray Beach!… Continue
Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 29, 2010 at 11:30am —
By Emily J. Minor
The fitness bug took root many, many years ago, with little notice, when Leonard Griff began teaching his four children through example. Continue
Griff, a retired radiation oncologist, would take the stairs. He’d…
Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 1, 2010 at 1:00pm —
On a recent day, the sun glittered on the Intracoastal water outside James
Gardner’s Ocean Ridge home, where he lives with his wife of 45 years and their
sociable black poodle. It is a comfortable and well-appointed abode, but with Continue
his collection of African sculpture and masks…
Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 1, 2010 at 10:30am —
In South Palm Beach two incumbents aren’t seeking re-election March 9. The top two vote recipients among six candidates will win the two open seats on the Town Council. The candidates in order of appearance on the ballot:
PERSONAL: 64; married; no children; journalism degree Georgia State University.… Continue
Added by Mary Kate Leming on March 4, 2010 at 7:20pm —
Candidates for the March 9 Delray Beach City Commission election in order of appearance on the ballot:
Fred B. Fetzer (incumbent)
PERSONAL: 65; Bachelor's mechanical engineering, University of Tennessee.
PROFESSIONAL: Retired from AT&T.
POLITICAL BACKGROUND: City commissioner 2006 to present; liaison to the Delray Beach… Continue
Added by Mary Kate Leming on March 4, 2010 at 7:15pm —
Candidates for the March 9 Ocean Ridge Town Commission election in the order of their appearance on the ballot:
PERSONAL: 59; two children; married; BA psychology, American University; MSW, Howard University, PhD management and administration, Indiana University Watson Institute.
PROFESSIONAL: Owner,… Continue
Added by Mary Kate Leming on March 4, 2010 at 7:11pm —
Candidates for the March 9 Manalapan Town Commission election in order of appearance on the ballot:
Seat 2 Robert Evans
, unopposed incumbent
PERSONAL: 67; single; bachelor’s in English, Long Island University.
PROFESSIONAL: CEO of Thermatix company.
Added by Mary Kate Leming on March 4, 2010 at 7:08pm —
About gardening, Cooks says, "Create beauty and restore order. This in return will inspire others to create beauty and restore order in their own lives.''
Barbara Cook of Ocean Ridge considers gardening her true calling and describes herself “a farmer at heart.”
“I’ve done may things in my adult life, and the garden is where I am the happiest. I’m not tired when I’m in the garden, and I’m… Continue
Added by Mary Kate Leming on March 4, 2010 at 4:00pm —
Kathy Fazio “came home” to coastal Delray Beach with her husband, John. Her daughter, Annie, is now 22 and in Washington, D.C. Her son, Jay, is a junior at Southern Methodist University. In her spare time she keeps her fingers in the investment business by working with Bill Timpson, a Delray Beach investment adviser.
Kathy Fazio’s family grew from 2 to 27 children in eight years.
After her daughter and son left… Continue
Added by Mary Kate Leming on December 31, 2009 at 11:00am —
By Ron Hayes
One day in 2000, a high school freshman from Ocean Ridge decided to volunteer as an “attorney” in the county's Youth Court.
Anthony Arash Arsali would alternately act as both prosecutor and defense “attorney” in determining appropriate sentences for fellow teens who had already pled guilty to relatively minor crimes such as shoplifting and marijuana possession.
A teen who had painted a swastika on a water tower, for… Continue
Added by Mary Kate Leming on December 3, 2009 at 3:10pm —
By C.B. Hanif
How typical of Dr. Theodore “Ted” Bush: His church congregation was celebrating him. But he was celebrating them.
That would be the First Presbyterian Church of Delray Beach, whose members assemble at a historic site a block from the ocean, and whose letterhead proclaims it “The Community Church by the Sea.”
Two Nov. 8 services marked their senior pastor’s 25 years. Yet during those services, which featured classical… Continue
Added by Mary Kate Leming on December 3, 2009 at 1:41pm —