Scott Koedel and Christel Fredrikson-Koedel of Harbour Drive in Ocean Ridge are pleased to announce the arrival of their firstborn, Katniss Alina Koedel, at 12:12 p.m., on Feb. 21. Katniss was 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and 21 inches in length.
She is a bona fide Ocean Ridge resident,… Continue
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Briny Breezes resident Chuck Foland hands off his first great-granddaughter Kara Knapp to his granddaughter Lisa Knapp during the Briny Breezes bazaar on Feb. 19, where he joked that the baby was not for sale. Photo by Jerry… Continue
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The Girls Varsity Basketball Team at Trinity Lutheran School in Delray Beach concluded the season with a 17-2 record. Trinity finished undefeated to win the DBPL Conference title and posted an undefeated season in the Northern Gold Coast Lutheran Schools Athletic Conference — all with only seven girls on the team all… Continue
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Frankie Stevens, 67, helped organize the Sacred Heart Angels to raise money for Sacred Heart School north of downtown Lake Worth. The group also helps with paperwork, answering phones and bandaging knees. Photo by Jean Hart Howard… Continue
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Skiers take to the slopes in British Columbia. Local dentist Ted Ritota has partnered with a heli-sking company that flies people by helicopter to ski sites. Photos courtesy of Ted Ritota
By Dianna Smith Continue
Everyone has heard of skiing — and the glamorous resorts…
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For the 10th year, the Achievement Centers for Children & Families is offering its renowned home tour, which gives a peek into some of the unique homes in the downtown Delray Beach area. This year’s featured area is the Seagate neighborhood, five blocks south of Atlantic Avenue between A1A and the Intracoastal. The tour is a huge community favorite, drawing more than 600 people, and is the achievement center’s major fundraiser.
Advance tickets are a must.
Foundation executive… Continue
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Children play in the sandbox at the Achievement Centers for Children &… Continue
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A diverse group of people recently held a rally in Boca Raton to show support for those seeking democracy in Egypt. Photo courtesy of Stephanie El Maadawy
By C. B. Hanif
The whole world was watching. Continue
The faith world was watching — including spiritually minded…
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Peace. Harmony. Aaah. Just saying those words makes one feel calm, even serene. But when the fur flies in your household, when tempers boil over, you need help — with a capital H.
To me, the No. 1 mediator of mutt mayhem is world-renowned dog trainer Victoria Stilwell.
Each week, she hosts the popular… Continue
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Daniel Young plays violin for students of the Renaissance Learning Center, a charter school for children with autism spectrum disorders in West Palm Beach. Photo by Jerry Lower
By Liz Best Continue
If music makes the man, Daniel Young is headed for one doozy of an…
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Wayside House 2011 Spring Boutique featuring high-end merchandise of distinctive vendors is held at The Colony Hotel, 525 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach as a fundraiser for Wayside House. Event is held 10 am-5 pm, March 8-10, and is free and open to the public with complimentary valet parking. For… Continue
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Darlene Louzaway introduces her neighbor’s dog, Smokey Baker (l) and her own dog Ellie to the viewing audience Feb. 9 during a Meet the Briny Dogs segment on the BBC 8 morning show broadcast in Briny Breezes. Cameraman Stu Wright watches. Photo by Mary Kate…
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By C. B. Hanif
The qualifying period for Ocean Ridge’s March 8 municipal election ended at 3 p.m. on Feb. 11 with… Continue
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Gulf Stream Town Clerk Rita Taylor and Town… Continue
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By Tim O’Meilia Continue
Start saving your change for extra gas money. Not because gas prices may reach $4 a gallon this summer, but because the round trip from South Palm Beach, Hypoluxo Island or Manalapan to the mainland will be six to 10 miles longer by Thanksgiving.
Replacement of the…
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A palm tree husk tied with raffia cradles a hot-pink eyelet sundress from The Petite Connection in Delray Beach. Photo by Tim Stepien
By Paula Dettwiller Continue
When Don Draper of the hit TV series Mad Men needed a Valentine’s Day gift for his…
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By Angie Francalancia
If a county pocket resident were choking today, Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue would call Boynton Beach to race to his aid, shaving several minutes off the response time from the county’s nearest station.
Since November 2009, when 48-year-old Bill Dunn choked on a bite of steak and died while Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue took nearly 13 minutes to arrive from its closest station — near Military Trail — residents in the pocket have pushed for faster response… Continue
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By Steve Plunkett
A holiday visit to his daughter in Phoenix included a surprise Gulf Stream Mayor William F. Koch Jr. will never forget.
Plus, he’ll rarely have to pay for drinks with military friends from now on.
Koch, who in World War II was the bombardier-pilot on a B-17 Flying Fortress, was… Continue
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Residents and surfers were delighted by the January sighting of a migrating whale, seen here just offshore Briny Breezes and heading south. Photo by Ira… Continue
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By Steve Plunkett
More than one snafu marred the straw poll on Gulf Stream’s underground utility project and the proposed referendum on annexing the county pocket.
A couple dozen straw ballots, including the one to Gulf Stream Civic Association President Bob Ganger, were chewed up in the mailing process and delivered in shreds in a plastic bag.
Town police officers were pressed into service to deliver reprinted ballots.
And some part-time residents’ forwarding addresses had… Continue
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