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Obituary — Jevgenija Bremanis

By Ron Hayes

HYPOLUXO ISLAND — Jenny Bremanis’ son had a theory about his mother’s longevity.

    “In New Jersey, her house had a basement, two floors and a walk-up attic,” Jake Bremanis recalled not long before her last birthday. “She got a lot of exercise.”

Mrs. Bremanis dined with about 20…


Added by Mary Kate Leming on February 1, 2012 at 5:44pm — No Comments

Lantana: Process for replacing police chief discussed

By Margie Plunkett

A plan that would allow Lantana Police Chief Rick Lincoln to retire early received preliminary approval from the Town Council, a move that could shuffle

Police Department leadership to the tune of a $125,000 savings.…


Added by Mary Kate Leming on June 3, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Lantana/Hypoluxo Island: Seawall delayed, but play equipment going up soon

By Margie Plunkett

Seawall construction won’t threaten the sea turtles this year: The state turned down Lantana’s request to build after the…


Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 29, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Coastal Stars: Fitness bug an epidemic in this family

By Emily J. Minor

The fitness bug took root many, many years ago, with little notice, when Leonard Griff began teaching his four children through example.

Griff, a retired radiation oncologist, would take the stairs. He’d…


Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 1, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Hypoluxo Island: Neighbors, town seek solution for uprooted playground

By Margie Plunkett and Mary Kate Leming

McKinley Park on Hypoluxo Island has been a meeting ground, a community “piazza” that’s brought parents and children together over the years to bond and play. A main

draw for families, the playground equipment is now gone, removed…


Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 1, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Lantana: Bornstein requests — and gets — a pay cut

The Lantana council approved Town Manager Mike Bornstein’s annual evaluation and accepted Bornstein’s proposal to reduce his salary of $102,000 to $97,000 and to extend his contract through 2012.

Council approved it despite sentiment voiced by several members that Bornstein was worth his salary — and that they would only support the proposal because he asked them to.

Bornstein, who also drew praise from residents attending the meeting, said later that over the last couple of years he… Continue

Added by Mary Kate Leming on February 5, 2010 at 10:15am — No Comments

LANTANA: More beach access points put forth

By Margie Plunkett

Lantana isn’t obligated to provide beach access to its neighbors, as far as the county’s concerned, and an increasingly obstinate Mayor David Stewart said he told the county that Lantana won’t allow it for anything less than a six-digit fee. Mayor and council also planned to send a letter to South Palm Beach to set it straight on the facts in that town’s correspondence with the county.

The saga of beach access started late last year as the ocean rolled up to… Continue

Added by Mary Kate Leming on February 4, 2010 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Volunteer call, traffic planning precede race

Lantana’s Nature Preserve is preparing for thirsty runners at the Dec. 6 Palm Beach Marathon, putting together the only “wacky” water station in Lantana, according to Ilona Balfour, a director for the preserve. The station will be located on Ocean Avenue at Bicentennial Park at the western foot of the bridge.

The water station plans a mariachi theme, with bright, Mexican-style clothing and lively music to revive runners’ spirits, Balfour said, adding that the race’s water stations vie for… Continue

Added by Mary Kate Leming on December 3, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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