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Delray Beach: Fourth will be celebrated amid construction work

By Jane Smith

    

    The city will still celebrate the Fourth of July while its beach promenade work continues.

    “Pardon our dust,” said Stephanie Immelman, executive director of the Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative. “We will have a condensed event with the flag-raising taking place at 5 p.m. instead of at 3:30 p.m.

    “We have a new 60-foot flag to raise,” she said. “That’s my favorite part of the festivities.”

    Families help to hold up the…

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Business Spotlight: Douglas Elliman lands prolific Realtors Ely, Malinosky

Randy Ely (left) and Nicholas Malinosky have joined Douglas Elliman to take advantage

of the brokerage’s international exposure. Their office is in Delray Beach.

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Home, Health and Harmony: Planting the seeds of change

Community Greening project

transforms rocky field into orchard…

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Paws Up for Pets: This story time audience can’t clap, but it sure makes reading fun

Louie the English bulldog listens to Kyle and Mya Laman (photo below) as they read books

to him during a Tale Waggin’ Tutor session at the downtown Boca Raton Library.

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Health and Harmony: He’s got rhythm: Therapist demonstrates power of music

Music therapist Howard Sherman demonstrates a Q-chord digital guitar

with students (l-r) Barbara Kennedy, Jill Gray, Cathy McCormick and Karen Martin.

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On the Water: Spring catches: Near-record African pompano and 94-pound wahoo

Mike Minia of Boynton Beach, a member of the Bootlegger fishing team, caught this 47.7-pound

African pompano south of Boynton Inlet in March. His fish was about 3 pounds shy of the…

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Health Notes: FAU’s College of Medicine to launch psychiatry residency program in 2018

By Christine Davis

    Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has received initial accreditation from the national Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education for a university-sponsored residency program in psychiatry, in collaboration with its member teaching hospitals in the FAU College of Medicine Graduate Medical Education Consortium.

    This new four-year psychiatry residency program, which will…

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Finding Faith: Pub Theology: Finding faith in fun places

By Janis Fontaine

    You can find religion in the strangest places.

    Like at lunch.

    You’re quietly chowing down on a burger and fries and the guys at the next table are talking about religion. You don’t really mean to, but soon you’re joining the conversation. And the guys are just fine with that.

    A couple of years ago, one of those  friendly guys was Boca Raton’s Thad Schoen. “It was $5 burger day at the Biergarten in Royal Palm Plaza.…

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Rare octopus found; Sea turtle volunteers recognized: Near Gulfstream Park, May 3 and May 11

Darlene Duggan measures at 3 feet what is thought to be a rare blanket octopus that washed ashore

near the Gulf Stream Golf Club on May 11. The pelagic species carries more than 100,000 eggs

until…

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Tots and Teens: Son’s autism pushes parents into action

John and Gail Field built the We Rock the Spectrum gym in Boca Raton three years ago

as a place for their son, Jayson, and other autistic children, but it’s open to all.…

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Congressional Award: City Hall, Lake Worth – May 9

Daniel Iscoe of Ocean Ridge was one of five local students honored with a Congressional Award

for their exceptional community service. ‘The Congressional Award is designed to recognize students…

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5 Father’s Day activities Dad will appreciate

From toasting his special day by sipping craft beer to determining who can reel in the biggest fish, the time you spend together might be the best gift of all.…

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Kentucky Derby party: Private home, Fort Lauderdale – May 6

The Symphony of the Americas Society celebrated the equestrian tradition in signature style at the home of  Donald Sussman and Michelle Howland. The 130 guests who attended were welcomed with mint juleps and entertained by music from the symphony’s guest artists. Proceeds benefit…

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Rod & Gun Club party: Souaid residence, Gulf Stream – May 6

The Rod & Gun Club of Florida had its annual Kentucky Derby party at the Gulf Stream home of Bob and Jane Souaid. More than 100 members and guests sported large-brimmed hats and colorful attire to watch the 143rd Run for the Roses. Folks cheered on Always Dreaming to his…

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Medal presentation: Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale – May 3

A Boynton Beach veteran received France’s highest honor, the National Order of the Legion of Honour medal, aboard the USS New York during Fleet Week. William ‘Bill’ Thomas served as a U.S. Merchant Marine during World War II, earning a medal and several ribbons for his…

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Opening reception: Center for Creative Education, West Palm Beach – May 6

Isabel Saad’s engaging photography, curated by Bruce Helander for The Gallery at Center for Creative Education, led to a sellout. Every photo from Saad’s first solo show was snapped up, with a percentage of proceeds going to the center’s educational programs.  ‘With varying…

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Tiki Dinner: Boca Beach Club, Boca Raton – April 19

The George Snow Scholarship Fund celebrated and honored its donors while introducing them to students helped by their philanthropy. Guests met three scholars. ‘The Tiki Dinner provides a connection to our scholars that our supporters look forward to every year,’ said Tim Snow,…

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Women of Grace Reception: Bethesda Health, Boynton Beach – May 11

The Women of Grace honorees are Yvonne Boice, nominated by the Palm Beach State College Foundation; Tammy Culmer, nominated by Take Stock in Children; Linda Heneks, nominated by the YMCA of South Palm Beach County; Jacqueline Moroco Maloney, nominated by the Bethesda…

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Philanthropy Notes: Friends of Loxahatchee Refuge lauded by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has presented the Friends of the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge with an award for making extraordinary contributions to the conservation of natural resources in the southeast region.

The award, Friends Group of the Year, goes to a volunteer organization whose hard work and perseverance helps to save land and preserve wildlife.

The refuge contains one of the largest cypress forests in the country…

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The Plate: Sriracha lends a kick to chicken sandwich

The Plate: Station House Chicken Sandwich

The Place: Whistle Stop Tavern, 224 N. Third St., Lantana; 670-2003.

The Price: $9.95

The Skinny: John and Jerry Broz know food. Anyone who has been in…

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