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Editor's Note: Contest recognizes excellence of Coastal Star contributors

We enter journalism contests with mixed emotions. There’s something about journalists judging journalists that feels somewhat self-serving, and writing about these winnings feels unnecessarily boastful. Still, the staff at The Coastal Star are almost all freelancers and they work long and hard for modest financial compensation, so entering the fruits of their labor for professional recognition seems like the least we, the paper’s owners, can do.

This year…


Added by Mary Kate Leming on August 29, 2018 at 9:48am — 1 Comment

Paws Up for Pets: Service dogs inspire Boynton Beach sisters’ book about their Prince

Sophie and Sabrina Ginsburg with Bailey (left) and Prince, who left service dog training after he developed Addison’s disease. Photo provided

By Arden Moore

Meet the tail-wagging, always happy Prince, who…


Added by Mary Kate Leming on August 28, 2018 at 2:55pm — 1 Comment

Health & Harmony: Keeping active and engaged is key to long life, author says

Harbour’s Edge resident Nancy Flynn is working with a trainer as part of author Roger Landry’s program. She sits with his book and her French bulldog Jazz. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Lona…


Added by Mary Kate Leming on August 28, 2018 at 2:48pm — No Comments

On the Water: Artificial reef off Boca Raton completes county plan for inlets

County environmental officials dropped 530 tons of boulders into the ocean northeast of the Boca Raton Inlet to create an artificial reef that intends to help fish moving to the open sea. All four county inlets now have such reefs. Tim Stepien/The…


Added by Mary Kate Leming on August 28, 2018 at 2:34pm — 1 Comment

Finding Faith: East Delray opens arms for High Holidays

By Janis Fontaine

To Rabbi Shmuel “Shmuli” Biston of Chabad of East Delray Beach, offering free services this month for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the holiest days of the year in Judaism, is the right thing to do.

“Unfortunately, the world revolves around money,”…


Added by Mary Kate Leming on August 28, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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