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Obituary — Thomas Mulry

By Emily J. Minor

GULF STREAM — Thomas Mulry, a lifelong financial adviser for the utilities industry who began coming to Gulf Stream in the early 1960s when he and his wife were just newlyweds, died Oct. 23 after a brief illness. He was 79.

“He loved the ocean,” said his daughter, Megan…

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Hypoluxo Island: Tree runs rings around other geigers, rates status as Champion Tree

By Tim Norris



    Down from among the tall pines of Maine in 1980, David Bunting found a small, flowering tree arching over the driveway of his new home on Hypoluxo Island. He liked it well enough — “I’ve always liked trees,” he says — and then it grew on him.

    It was, he knew, an orange geiger,…

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Volunteer of the Year Luncheon: Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEFT: (front) Norma Dagher and Gina  Brady with (back) Penny Kosinski and Sylvie Bergeron attended the Junior League of Boca Raton’s annual luncheon on Oct. 6.  Lu-Lu Thomas of the Boca Raton Historical Museum was name  Volunteer of the…

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Impact 100 Periwinkle, Delray Beach

Carrie Delafield and her daughters enjoy the opening of Periwinkle at it’s new location on Atlantic Avenue. The event served as a kick-off for the inaugural year of Impact 100 Palm Beach County, a fundraising effort where women come together to combine their gifts of $1,000 into one or more $100,000 grants. Please… Continue

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Mom and Me: Passing leaves me adrift in sorrow, yet less afraid of death



By Thomas R. Collins



    The call came at 2:20 a.m. My mom was about to die.

    I’d been preparing for this for the last two years. But I still felt as though a trapdoor was about to open beneath me.

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    Fifteen…

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Delray Beach: Historic home provides all the creature comforts to … creatures

By Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley



The Sandoway House Nature Center is the starting point for the first Sandoway House Blue Water 5K Run and 1K Doggie Walk on Nov. 12 in Delray Beach.

    “We couldn’t think of a better way to have people see the center and be exposed to all it has to offer,” says Michael Kravit…

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Annual Family Picnic: Gulf Stream School, Gulf Stream

The girls beat the boys, not once, but twice in tug-of-war contests at the Gulf Stream School family picinic held Oct. 26. Photo by Jerry Lower… Continue

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Stadium Dedication: Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton

Workers from Balfour Beatty and James A. Cummings Construction Companies unfurl an immense American flag as part of the opening day dedication ceremony for the new 30,000-seat football stadium at Florida Atlantic University.  FAU’s Fighting Owls were led by Ocean Ridge resident Coach Howard Schnellenberger.… Continue

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Literacy Coalition’s Read for the Record: Bethesda’s Early Learning Center, Boynton Beach

Robert Hill, Bethesda Healthcare System President & CEO, reads Llama Llama Red Pajama on Oct. 6 alongside a real llama. The Early Learning Center celebrated its 20th anniversary this past month.

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Savor the Grove: Pineapple Grove, Delray Beach

Chairs Brooke Qualk (l), Kristin Calder and Caron Dockerty present Savor the Grove from 6-9 pm Nov. 10.

The event is presented in honor of the Junior League of Boca Raton’s 40th anniversary and brings together restaurants in The Esplanade Shopping Center in Delray Beach’s Pineapple Grove… Continue

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9th Annual Holiday Trunk Show: The Seagate Hotel & Spa, Delray Beach

Susan Mullin and Nini Ijams, co-chairpersons for the Naoma Donnelley Haggin  Boys & Girls Club in Delray Beach are preparing for the 9th Annual Holiday Trunk Show to be held at The Seagate Hotel & Spa, 1000 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach.

The event kicks off with a preview cocktail… Continue

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Historical Marker Dedication: Cason Cottage, Delray Beach

Delray Beach Historical Society archivist Dorothy Patterson (l) stands outside the Cason Cottage with event chairs Marsha Love of the Cason family and Delray Beach Historical Society members Ann Margo Peart and JoAnn Peart at the Oct. 27 dedication of an historical marker sponsored by the Robert Neff Family, the… Continue

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57th Annual Bethesda Ball Kick-Off: The Delray Beach Club, Delray Beach

Honorary Chairs Betty and Fred Devitt (l) with Bethesda Ball Co-chair Deborah Sargeant attend the Bethesda Ball Kick-off Luncheon Oct. 27 hosted by last year’s chair, Jan Kucera.

The Bethesda Hospital Foundation’s Bethesda Ball will be held March 3 at The Breakers, Palm Beach. The… Continue

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Boca Bacchanal Boca Raton Historical Society fundraiser

Event organizers, including (l-r) Skipp Jackman, Betsy Fletcher, Barbara Levitt, Steve and Stephanie Miskew and Joyce and Thom Devita, promise food and wine aficionados a roster of internationally renowned chefs and vintners, cuisine, a live auction and an array of fine wines to taste at the upcoming Boca… Continue

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Wildflower Site: Developers, residents plant ideas for land’s future

 

 

Remembering the Wilflower: click here.

 

 The former Wildflower site, at Palmetto Park Road and the…

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Highland Beach: Town attorney resigns

 

Town Attorney Tom Sliney

 Former Town Manager Dale Sugerman sues town, click…

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Editorial: A toast to greatness and those who serve

Everybody can be great.  Because anybody can serve.  You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve.

 You don’t have to know the second theory of thermodynamics in physics to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.
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— Martin Luther King Jr. 

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Boca Raton: From wilderness to Wildflower across a century

 

                                        In its 1980s heyday, the Wildflower was packed shoulder-to-shoulder with patrons.…

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Around Town: From rockers to bossa nova, Boca dances to its own beat

Loibel Clark, Zumba instructor at Jewels Dance Studio

in Boca Raton, gets the crowd moving at Sanborn Square

during the kickoff to Meet Me on the Promenade Oct. 21. Photo by Tim Stepien.…

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Coastal Star: Boca’s a better place, thanks to Lu-Lu

 

 

 

 

Lu-Lu Thomas recently was named the Junior League

of Boca Raton’s Woman Volunteer of the Year. Photo by Tim Stepien…

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