The Coastal Star

July 2020 Blog Posts (55)

Along the Coast: Brinyites, neighbors line up for COVID-19 testing

Briny Breezes resident Ann Carmody receives a COVID-19 nasal swab test from Palm Beach County Health Department nurse practitioner Guerlyne Estime during the one-day testing June 16. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Dan Moffett

It lasts about 10 seconds, demands some…

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Along the Coast: Lantana votes to postpone fireworks, joining other municipalities in exercising caution

Crowds that gather on the Ocean Avenue Bridge and its fishing pier helped leaders decide to postpone this year’s fireworks in Lantana. 2019 photo by Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Mary Thurwachter

Lantana reversed course during the June 22 Town Council meeting,…

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Along the Coast: History in the making

Members of the staff of Cornell Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine at Bethesda Hospital in Boynton Beach. Photos provided

Stories from pandemic are being preserved for posterity

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Philanthropy Notes: Ballroom Battle will have live telecast instead of audience

Ballroom Battle contestant Kirsten Stanley shared this photo with Facebook friends of her first in-person practice.

By Amy Woods

The George Snow Scholarship Fund’s 13th annual event will look a little different this year, or at least come to its audience a different…

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Briny Breezes: Town budgeting for major drainage system maintenance

Intense rains the weekend of May 25 flooded many of the town’s roads, including Briny Breezes Boulevard.

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Dan Moffett

A healthy 11.1% rise in taxable property value means the Briny Breezes Town Council will have more…

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Graduations

Members of The Coastal Star website at www.thecoastalstar.com submitted photos of their new graduates. Congratulations to them all!

Graduate’s…

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Delray Beach: City votes to keep auditor in place as needed

By Jane Smith



Delray Beach commissioners decided unanimously June 16 to rehire the previous internal auditor on an as-needed basis.

Julia Davidyan, who resigned in January, will be paid $160 an hour and junior accountants in her firm, JMD Premier Group Inc., will receive $80 an hour.

City voters overwhelmingly said in a March 2016 referendum they wanted an internal auditor. It took more than two years for the city to hire one. The internal auditor…

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MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR: Lisa Marie Browne

Lisa Marie Browne, standing in front of a mural inside Dreyfoos School of the Arts, fell in love with the mission of the school. Her involvement grew to the point that she now chairs its foundation. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Brian Biggane

An invitation…

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Boynton Beach: Restored mural coming to new fire station after controversy

The new Fire Station No. 1. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Jane Smith



Boynton Beach held a soft opening of its new Fire Station 1 on June 3. As part of the city’s Public Art program, a mural featuring a collage of photos of the city’s fire rescue staff had been installed…

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County Pocket: Flooding

On May 25, Liz Loper photographs the muddy waters that flowed into her home on Winthrop Lane for multiple days. Photos by Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

May storms turned into floodwaters in some parts of the county. Especially hard hit were the County Pocket and Briny Breezes.…

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Business Spotlight: Iconic Atlantic Avenue shoe store shutters after 68 years

Mary Ford, manager and employee of Vince Canning Shoes for over 14 years, helps Judy Uhrman, a customer of seven years, try on shoes during a going-out-of-business sale. The family’s store Tootsies remains across the street. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

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Summer camps open: Delray Beach — June 19

With restrictions eased, summer camps have been opening. One of them is the Delray Beach Surf Camp. (L-r) Alex Rachlin, 11,

Riley Fitzgerald, 11, Sean Boyle, 10, and Harrison Berney, 13, catch a wave together during a camp session near the shore at Casuarina Road in Delray Beach. Tim Stepien/The Coastal…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on July 1, 2020 at 10:04am — No Comments

Graduations: Gulf Stream graduates enjoy unique celebration

Given the historic impact of the coronavirus, the 24 students in the class of 2020 may never forget the ceremony honoring their last year at the school.

Gulf Stream School teachers and staff honored graduates with clappers and…

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Dining: How eateries new and old are meeting demands of pandemic

The Addison is encouraging people to wear masks during scaled-down weddings and other parties. Photo provided

By Jan…

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Highland Beach: Town recognizes graduates as they celebrate end of school

Diane Schrenzel celebrated her graduation from Wellesley by donning a bikini under her cap and gown. Photo provided

By Rich Pollack

Soon after she and close to 570 other Wellesley College students received their degrees in a Sunday afternoon virtual…

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