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50 Years Ago: Tragedy, heroism at Boynton Inlet — Photos

Rescuers perform first aid on victims of the Two Georges that sank outside the Boynton Inlet.

Firefighters…

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50 Years Ago: Tragedy, heroism at Boynton Inlet

Rescuers pull ashore Capt. Jimmy Stevens from the wreckage of the Two Georges.

Photo by Stan Sheets/Boynton Beach Star, Courtesy of the Boynton Beach City Library

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Ocean Ridge: Patience, humor and a system add up to ‘200 years of love’

Jack and Bea Fearon, left, Steve and Mary Lou Cousley, David and Marie Vladyka and Jeri and Bob Bové renew vows. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Ron Hayes

 

Fifty years ago, the…

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Sweet Street: Shops do a brisk confectionary commerce along Delray Beach's Atlantic Avenue corridor

By Jan Norris



    Delray residents must be suffering from a serious sweet tooth — the number of shops that slake a sugar craving are mushrooming in downtown.

    From sexy, fashion-themed cupcakes to delicate French macarons, towering Tiffany box cakes, giant gummy worms, and big, fat cookies, it’s all here.…

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The Plate: It’s a wrap at Chris’ Taverna

The Plate: Chicken Breast Wrap

The Place: Chris’ Taverna, 4774 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach; 223-2868 or christaverna.com

The Price: $9.75

The Skinny: Our culinary advice this month to folks on the barrier…

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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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80th Birthday Celebration: J.D. Nichols home, Manalapan – March 15

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

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Pay it Forward: ‘Y’ honors founder at annual breakfast

YMCA Inspiration Breakfast committee members: Jennifer Siesel, Alberto Echevarria, Chris Echevarria, Mary Workman, Megan Keenan, Gloria Hosh, Kery Knutson, Carl Foster, Alex Farnsworth, Teresa Harrington, Jon Kaye, Trina Chin Cheong, Pam Roulan and Linda…

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Shuzz | Art | Fashion: Signature Aviation, Boca Raton – March 22

Members of the crowd enjoying the show include (l-r) Samathana Kent, Mary Raggazino, Marta Motz, Dan Funch, Sheree La Dove Funch, Denise Zimmerman, Rosa Feeney, Stacey Packer and Peggy Henry.…

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Kravis Center Gala: Kravis Center, West Palm Beach – Feb. 24

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater swept guests off their feet at the annual affair, which started with a performance in Dreyfoos Hall and ended with dinner in the Cohen Pavilion — all to raise money for the center’s education and outreach programs. The show…

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Director’s last call: St. Andrew’s School, Boca Raton – March 8

Senior cast member Andy Yao (left) shares a heartfelt story about how Theater Director Teresa Vignau (center) impacted his life in a positive way as senior castmates Alyssa Moeller and Caitrin Assaf and junior castmate Caroline Manera try to hold back tears…

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Caribbean Cowboy Ball: Red Reef Park, Boca Raton – Feb. 22

The George Snow Scholarship Fund’s 21st-annual auction fundraiser attracted more than 450 ‘cowpokes’ for a foot-stompin’ good time. The event, which honored Robert Rollins with the Community Service Award and Lynn University with the Corporate Community…

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Doggie Ball: Boca West Country Club, Boca Raton – March 24

Before a crowd of more than 550 board members, donors, employees and volunteers — all sporting their finest Western wear at the 12th-annual fundraiser for the Tri County Humane Society — leaders of the Boca Raton nonprofit announced a new name and logo, plus plans for campus expansion. The new name,…

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HMS Gladan Day: Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale – Feb. 21

The Royal Swedish Navy vessel welcomed aboard dozens of U.S. and Swedish dignitaries for an official visit attended by local business leaders who enjoyed a luncheon and a dinner with Honorary Consul of Sweden Per-Olof Loof. ABOVE: Albin Jacobsson, Kathy…

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Muse Awards: Kravis Center, West Palm Beach – March 13

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County honored its best and brightest during an Academy Awards-style evening of performances staged by Andrew Kato, producing artistic director of the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. A record-breaking number of tickets were sold, and the…

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The Event: Boca West Country Club, Boca Raton – Feb. 4

More than 750 members of the local community came out to celebrate the good things the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County does in the area — and to hear special guest speaker Mandy Patinkin. Patinkin, an actor and singer, talked about his Jewish journey amid…

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Heart of a Woman Luncheon: Boca Raton Resort & Club Beach Golf Club – Feb. 24

More than 400 attended Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse’s Heart of a Woman Luncheon featuring keynote speaker and Academy Award-winning actress Olympia Dukakis and honoring Jan Savarick, president of the Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation, as well as the Christine E.…

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Circle of Hope: Delray Dunes Golf and Country Club, Boynton Beach – March 10

The 10th-annual fundraiser for Women’s Circle raised more than $200,000 and featured dinner, dancing and a silent auction attended and enjoyed by 200-plus guests. Pastor Julien Harris, of Saint Thomas More Catholic Church, was one of the inspirational speakers.…

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Guild Musical Luncheon: Sailfish Club, Palm Beach – March 10

The Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation Guild has raised $1 million through its musical lunches during the last decade, and the 2014 series concluded with a presentation by guild President Dorothy Lappin to foundation board Chairman Simon Benson Offit…

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