The Coastal Star

August 2013 Blog Posts (5)

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center Returns Loggerhead Sea Turtle to the Sea

    For the past two decades, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center’s (GLNC) Sea Turtle

Conservation team has rescued sick and injured sea turtles throughout southern Palm Beach County. In January,

2010 efforts were stepped up with the opening of their Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility (STRF). Since then, over

240 injured or diseased sea turtles have been brought to the STRF for treatment. Turf, a sub adult loggerhead

turtle, was found in the intake canal of the St. Lucie Power Plant…


Added by Mary Kate Leming on August 28, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

1 LIKE on Facebook = $1 donated to the Shelter

Like STERN REALTY by September 1, 2013, and we will donate $1 per like to the Tri-County Humane Society (up to a maximum of $100 donation). Thanks! Ben & Mayra Stern

Added by Ben & Mayra Stern on August 23, 2013 at 6:36pm — No Comments

Norman will be at the Tri-County Humane Society as of Friday 8/23/13

It has been almost 2 months since Norman, the blind dog, came to our foster home. It has been a joy seeing him transform from a scared blind dog to a trusting, friendly, and happy dog that can now see perfectly with one eye. After his vet appointment tomorrow, we will drop him off at the Tri-County Humane Society in Boca Raton, so they can find him a…

Added by Ben & Mayra Stern on August 22, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Ocean Ridge: Wish list items would mean further dipping into reserves

By Tim O’Meilia

Ocean Ridge town commissioners continued to wrestle with how to pay for six “wish list” items that would cost $167,000 in next year’s budget.

Making all the wishes come true would mean dipping further into town reserves – up to $337,000 – or increasing property taxes above the current tax rate of $5.35 per $1,000 of taxable property value or something in between.

“We’re looking at taking in excess of 10 percent of our reserves to balance our budget,” said… Continue

Added by Mary Thurwachter on August 6, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Norman's Story

When everyone was celebrating the 4th of July, Norman was sitting in a cage waiting for his time to expire the next morning. I received a called on my cellphone from the Animal Control telling me his story. "The family didn't want him, he kept bumping into the coffee table," they said. Though they alerted the family of the slim possibility of their blind dog getting adopted, they left him there anyway. "We'll be there in 20 minutes," I said. Norman's story is a happy one. Once alone and…


Added by Ben & Mayra Stern on August 2, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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