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Boca Raton: Latest campaign reports filed in Beach and Parks District race

By Steve Plunkett

Candidate Craig Ehrnst has taken a commanding lead in raising cash for his campaign to become a Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District commissioner.

Campaign finance reports filed for the period ending Aug. 26, the last deadline before the Aug. 30 vote, showed Ehrnst with $10,300 in contributions, compared with incumbent Dennis Frisch at $5,055 and challenger Shayla Enright with $450 in the Seat 1 race.

For Seat 3, candidate Erin…

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Briny Breezes: Boynton and Ocean Ridge compete to police Briny Breezes

By Dan Moffett

            Neighborly relations between Ocean Ridge and Boynton Beach have frayed in recent months, mostly because of the city’s support for high-density residential projects on Federal Highway.

            Now the two municipalities have found something else to dispute: Who will protect and serve the good citizens of Briny Breezes?

            Ocean Ridge thought it had a three-year contract to provide police services to Briny…

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Houston’s closes its Pompano Beach dock to boaters

Houston's in Pompano Beach will no longer provide dockage for dining boaters. Photo provided.

By Steve Plunkett

South Florida boaters have lost a restaurant destination…

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Luncheon meeting: City Fish Market, Boca Raton – May 11

WPTV-TV news anchor Michael Williams was the featured speaker at the Gold Coast Tiger Bay Club’s May program, which addressed the state of politics in America. The club meets monthly, disseminating information ‘straight from the tiger’s mouth.’ ABOVE: (l-r)…

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Installation luncheon: Delray Sands Resort, Highland Beach – June 7

The Boca Raton Garden Club installed Patty Moum (left) and Emilie Palmieri as co-presidents for a two-year term. Donna Berger, the District 10 director of the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, conducted the ceremony, which included the installation of seven new…

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Grant awards: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, West Palm Beach – July 19

‘Educating and equipping citizens with opportunities to help themselves’ is one of the organization’s guiding principles, and its board did just that when it approved $1.2 million in community-impact awards to 23 area nonprofits. ABOVE: (l-r) Recipients Patricia…

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‘Celebration of Sharing: Landmark Bank, Boca Raton – May 26

Soroptimist International of Boca Raton / Deerfield Beach welcomed members to its annual gathering to laud 18 winners of the Soroptimist Service Awards, given to charities that share the mission of working to improve the lives of women and girls locally and…

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Donation ceremony: Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce – June 7

The Woman’s Club of Delray Beach once again distributed more than $10,000 to city-based organizations that serve women and children, high-school and college students and organizations supporting the arts. During a ceremony, club members distributed each monetary donation…

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Sip, Shop & Savor: Mizner Park, Boca Raton – July 21

The Spirit of Giving Network’s inaugural Back to School Bash drew supporters…

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The Plate: Talking turkey at Flakowitz

The Plate: “Mile High” turkey sandwich

The Place: Flakowitz Bagel Inn, 1999 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton; 368-0666.

The Price: $10.95

The Skinny: I’ve been going to the place that is Flakowitz Bagel Inn since it was the…

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Around Town: Dada chef’s expertise the hidden ingredient for Dine Out Delray

The City of Boca Raton invited the public to welcome the USA National Miss Scholarship Pageant contestants during a Parade of States at Mizner Park on July 12. More than 200 delegates competed for more than $300,000 in scholarships. Tim Stepien/The Coastal…

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September dining deals in Palm Beach

Make a short drive up A1A next month to cash in on specials offered at 14 Palm Beach restaurants during September’s Flavor Palm Beach. The restaurants will serve three-course lunch menus starting at $20 and/or three-course dinner menus from $30.

Participating restaurants:

Al Fresco, 2345 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach, 273-3130, www.alfrescopb.com

Brandon’s by the Beach at Tideline Ocean Resort, 2842 S. Ocean…

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S u m m e r D i n i n g D e a l s

Workers from Office Depot enjoy lunch at Deck 84, Delray Beach, which offers $10 lunch deals. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star…

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Lantana: Why this small, under-the-radar beach town shows big-time appeal in a new survey

Lantana has a public beach, one of the requirements for under-the-radar beach towns in a nationwide survey by realtor.com. Above, the Ellis family of Lake Worth cools off in the water at the beach. Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star…

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Miniature-golf event: Putt’n Around, Delray Beach – May 14

The Delray Beach Initiative raised more than $13,000 for Family Promise of South Palm Beach County, an organization that supports homeless families. ‘We want to thank all those who came out to support us in our goal to raise money to fight family homelessness in Delray and…

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Graduation exercises: Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton – May 21

Saint John Paul II Academy graduated 125 high-school students as their families and other guests of honor watched. Valedictorian Eric Heinlein will be attending Purdue University, and Salutatorian Amparo Pareja will be attending Columbia University. The class as a…

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Annual luncheon: Kravis Center, West Palm Beach – April 28

The Kravis Center board of directors, trustees and committee members were honored at an event to celebrate the season’s highlights. Board Chairwoman Jane Mitchell summed it up: ‘In the area of fundraising and development, I am thrilled to report that we have met and…

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Women in Leadership Awards: Kravis Center, West Palm Beach – May 5

Executive Women of the Palm Beaches honored four of its own for making a difference in the community. Wendy Sartory-Link received the Private Sector Award, Laurie George received the Non-Profit Sector Award, Verdenia Baker received the Public Sector Award, and Yvonne Boice…

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Check presentation: Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton – May 16

The university’s music department, which is housed in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, received a $50,000 donation from the Georgina Dieter Dennis Foundation to continue funding the Georgina Dieter Dennis Vocal Scholarship. It marks the fourth year the…

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Installation of officers: Boynton Woman’s Club, Boynton Beach – May 5

Club members welcomed a new executive board during a ceremony in their historic landmark building. The seven-member slate of officers, five of whom were re-elected for a second term, was approved unanimously. The board consists of Michele Walter, president; Mary Fallon,…

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