The Rotary Club of Delray Beach gathered for official business to install its 2014-15 board of directors. ABOVE: (l-r) Anne Bright, Bill Arnst, Ernie Simon, Peter Beck, David Harden, Mike Campbell, Betsy Owen, Jimmy Weatherspoon, Candace Etzler, Alan Kornblau, Harvey Brown, Jess…Continue
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Members of Soroptimist International of Boca Raton and Deerfield Beach celebrated their organization’s 54th-annual dinner in special sunset style. Kathi Pease, past governor, installed the officers for the 2014-15 year as former President Kim Champion presented a gift to outgoing…Continue
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Students raised $3,000 to benefit the Brother Mutien-Marie School in Mbalmayo, Cameroon, West Africa, during a contest that saw a teacher kiss a pig. The teacher, Eufrasio Volpe, who heads the Italian Club, did the deed at a pep rally. The pig was on loan…Continue
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‘Sea oats are our first line of defense in dune protection,’ Ocean Rescue Chief Tom Mahady says. So six students from Pope John Paul II High School joined Mahady in planting 250 sea oat seedlings. ABOVE: (l-r) Mahady with students Zachary Markle, Jonathan Gray,…Continue
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A special evening with special prizes benefited The HARID Conservatory, a professional training school for ballet dancers. Guests enjoyed wine and hors d’oeuvres, along with hair, make-up and skin consultations with aestheticians. ‘We are thrilled that our inaugural event was so…Continue
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By Amy Woods
She sang her heart out in front of…
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The Plate: The Country Pulled Chicken Sandwich
The Place: M.E.A.T. (Meat Eatery and Taproom), 980 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton; 419-2600 or www.meateateryboca.com
The Price: $10
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By Shelley Gilken
When people think of karate, they often conjure up images of punches, kicks or hand-to-hand…Continue
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The Florida Department of Transportation installed 17 pedestrian crossing signs in June along State Road A1A in Boca Raton in the spirit of pedestrian safety.
The signs were erected on the double yellow lines in the center of A1A at 17 marked, but un-signalized crosswalks…
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The Friends of Gumbo Limbo recently awarded $15,000 in Gordon J. Gilbert Scholarships to future scientists and those currently doing research to further the mission of Gumbo Limbo — to increase public awareness of the coastal ecosystem through education, conservation and research endeavors.
Scholarships of $2,500 each were given to Cassie Nicholas and Karyn Saunders of Boca Raton High School and Raymond Truong of Atlantic Community High School. Nicholas will study environmental…
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By Rich Pollack
Concerns from residents of a Highland Beach neighborhood about debris in roadways surrounding construction sites has led town officials to take a new approach to reminding workers of the requirements for site housekeeping and parking.
Within the next few weeks, town building and code enforcement representatives will begin handing out informational placards to general contractors, asking that the cards be distributed to all subcontractors…
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By Rich Pollack
It is a question for the ages, but with a bit of a twist in Highland Beach.
If a tree falls on the public right of way and no one is around to see it happen, does the adjacent property owner still have to replace it?
That’s one of the questions Highland Beach town commissioners have been wrestling with as they try to clarify a 1990 municipal ordinance dealing with the question of who is responsible for maintaining landscaping on…
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By Jan Norris
The dress codes for fine dining restaurants relax in summer — and so do the prices.
Several dining specials are offered at restaurants throughout the area to make eating out more pleasant despite the humidity. It’s the perfect chance to try out a new restaurant or patronize a favorite that was too crowded in season.
Take advantage of these deals that run typically throughout the off-season. Remember to read the…
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By Shelley Gilken
The first piece of art children typically focus on at the Boca Museum of Art is in the lobby. Towering over all, teetering toward the ceiling, is a statue of 13 oversized teacups and five saucers — with a teakettle on top.
The sculpture by Julio Larraz, titled…
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By Thom Smith
So much for slow summers. But then full timers know that…Continue
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The Plate: Turkey Philly
The Place: Scully’s Restaurant, 2005 S. Federal Highway, Boynton Beach; 733-4782 or scullysrestaurant.com
The Price: $7.99
The Skinny: We love the Greek salads at…
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By Greg Stepanich
Palm Beach Dramaworks, which opened its summer series of…Continue
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The Junior League of Boca Raton kicked off its 2014 Woman Volunteer of the Year luncheon by announcing Saks Fifth Avenue will serve as sponsor of the fashion-show portion of the 27th-annual event, set for Nov. 7 at Boca West Country Club. Stacey Bendet’s Alice + Olivia line…Continue
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A multigenerational crowd of supporters attended an event for the Florida Fishing Academy, an afterschool education program benefiting needy children throughout Palm Beach County. The academy uses fishing as a vehicle for delivering environmental, life and social skills to youths. ABOVE: (l-r)…Continue
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