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Editor's Note: Safe walking seems little more than a pipe dream

    As I sit through city commission meetings, I keep hearing development proposals pitched citing a trend of buildings for millennials that won’t require the usual city-required parking allocations.

    City planners seem to love this concept. The younger generation doesn’t drive, they say. They’ll take Uber, Zipcars, bicycles, mass transit and other alternatives to get around. I hope they do. And I hope they don’t plan on walking.

    It’s not safe.

    Florida leads the…

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Health and Harmony: Boca Raton family works with county parks to assure SafeSun fun

Nathan and Fran Nachlas, of Boca Raton, with the SafeSun sunscreen dispenser they installed

at South Inlet Park. Nathan, a reconstructive surgeon who operates on people’s faces

after…

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Paws Up for Pets: Paw Pal dogs aim to bring peace, joy to hospice patients

A VITAS patient enjoys an up close and personal visit from a Paw Pal dog.

Photo provided by VITAS Healthcare

By Arden Moore…

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Finding Faith: Music brought organist to God — and Delray Beach

Paul Cienniwa, who starts June 1 as St. Paul’s Episcopal Church’s music ministry director,

says ‘music can touch people who aren’t religious. It’s a spiritual experience.’…

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Secret Gardens: Auction of native plants can help you create harmonious habitats

Joewood is a slow-growing shrub with inedible green fruit.

BELOW: Jacquemontia is a native vine with stunning blue blooms.

Both plants are salt-tolerant, making them ideal for our…

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