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Highland Beach: Services Monday for Commissioner Dennis Sheridan

By Rich Pollack

      Funeral services will be held on Monday, Dec. 15 for Highland Beach Town Commissioner Dennis Sheridan, who died Dec. 11 following a recent illness.  He was 77.

      A funeral Mass will be held at St. Lucy Catholic Church in Highland Beach at 11 a.m. Visitation will be on Sunday from 2 to 7 p.m. at Glick Family Funeral Home in Boca Raton, with a wake scheduled for 6 p.m.

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Boynton Beach: ‘Community creation’ to adorn tree during art event

Cindy Vincenz and her grandson, Fisher Nieman, 5, work to create compositions that will be turned into long, twirling kinetic strands and attached to a kapok tree. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014

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Delray Beach: Some say four-story limit stumps city on office space

Related: How many stories needed for office buildings downtown?

By Tim Pallesen



    City commissioners agreed Nov. 18 that future downtown buildings should be limited to four floors.

    But to achieve a complete downtown where people live, work and play,…

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014

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Along the Coast: Even as it grows, goal of bank is to stay small

Paradise Bank executives: (front row, l-r) William J. Burke, Dennis Gavin, (back row, l-r) Ward Kellogg and David Englert.

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By Thomas R. Collins



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‘Hats Off’ Gala: Alpine Jaguar, Fort Lauderdale

Dec. 6:  The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation celebrated a reception to collect silent-auction items for the upcoming gala, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale. Honoree is Dr. Daniel Kantor. Time is 6 pm. Cost is $200. Call 954-776-6805 or visit…

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Wild for Wildlife: Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan

Dec. 7: Guests will feast on vegan cuisine, bid in a silent auction and view photography of ‘patients’ from the South Florida Wildlife Center. Time is 5 pm. Cost is $200. Call 954-524-4302, Ext. 25, or visit southfloridawildlifecenter.org. Photo: Center…

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Around Town: For the love of the holidays

Ashley Knox and Miami City Ballet dancers in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, which comes to the Kravis Center Dec. 27-30. Photo by Alexandre Dufaur…

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Pay it Forward: Good and plenty - Third-grader persuades pals to part with Halloween bounty for troops

Trevor Zankl, a third-grader at Gulf Stream School, got friends and classmates to donate Halloween candy to be sent to U.S. troops overseas. Photo provided

By Amy Woods



    More than 130 pounds of…

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In the Swim: Lord & Taylor, Boca Raton – Oct. 15

Author Patsy West gave a slide-show and lecture presentation about the history of American swimwear, showing the audience of Boca Raton Historical Society supporters vintage bathing suits. The old, bulky, fabric-centric pieces then were contrasted with Lord…

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Casino Night: Boca West Country Club, Boca Raton – Oct. 25

The Boys & Girls Club of Boca Raton had its annual high-stakes fundraiser to generate proceeds for programs that benefit more than 100 at-risk youths. Upward of 170 guests tested their luck and donated $61,000-plus during the evening, which included a live…

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Woman Volunteer of the Year: Boca West Country Club, Boca Raton – Nov. 7

The Junior League of Boca Raton celebrated its 27th-annual luncheon by recognizing 27 nominees from nonprofit organizations throughout Palm Beach County for their volunteerism. The winner was Anne Rutherford, of Spirit of Giving Network. Helen Babione and…

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Dreyfoos in White: CityPlace, West Palm Beach – Nov. 12

More than 350 young and young-at-heart supporters of the Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation dressed in white and brought outlandish table décor with them as they traveled to the top of the CityPlace Macy’s parking garage for the pop-up dinner event. The…

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20th Anniversary Gala: Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan – Nov. 1

The Palm Beach International Film Festival’s grand-finale gala honored CEO Randi

Emerman, community leader George Elmore and actor Joe Manganiello, star of television series ‘True Blood’ and blockbuster movie ‘Magic Mike’. ‘This event celebrated a…

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Horizon Society Luncheon: Parliament Hall, Boca Raton – Oct. 22

Florida Atlantic University’s Division of Institutional Advancement celebrated members of the Horizon Society, the planned-giving arm of the university’s foundation, thanking benefactors who have remembered the school with estate gifts. Horizon…

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SmARTBiz Summit: Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach – Oct. 28

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County granted $45,000 to 11 local nonprofit arts organizations

during the annual program that offers informative business, financial, fundraising and marketing sessions, as well as guest speakers. More…

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Veterans Day Parade: Clematis Street, West Palm Beach – Nov. 11

The seventh annual parade and community celebration was a star-spangled success, featuring a Color Guard, several veterans’ organization and local school bands. The parade was organized by the Palm Beach County Veterans Committee. ABOVE: George Fisher and Kip…

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‘Wine & Lite Bites’: Delray Beach Marriott – Nov. 17

The sound of a drum performance by students of the Creative City Collaborative at Arts Garage highlighted Impact 100’s membership event. The special presentation served as an example of the ‘impact’ the organization makes in the

community. It has given $688,000 to 15…

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Runway for Scholarships Fashion Show and Luncheon: Boynton Woman’s Club – Nov. 20

More than 130 attended the Boynton Woman’s Club’s annual fashionable fundraiser, resulting in more than $1,700 in scholarship money for the club’s scholarship fund. High-school students in Boynton Beach who plan to attend a Florida college are eligible to receive…

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