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Bush Boulevard Bridge work will take four months



The George Bush Boulevard Bridge will close to motorists and pedestrians sometime late in July for four months while the county makes repairs, according to Palm

Beach County Bridge Superintendent Barry Meve. The bridge closing isn’t expected to interrupt boat traffic.



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Boynton Beach: Renovations begin in effort ot make Boynton Marina a destination



By Linda Haase



The Boynton Harbor Marina should be a waterfront destination, city officials contend.



And renovations designed to bring more people to the facility, which was purchased by the Community Redevelopment Agency in 2006, have…

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Along the coast: Agents see movement returning to real estate market



By Christine Davis



What goes around comes around, and, when it comes to coastal real estate, it looks like it might be coming around again, observes Judi Lukens, a Realtor with

Premier Estate Properties in Delray Beach.



“Across the…

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Meet Your Neighbor — Bruce Gimmy: Ocean Ridge/Delray Beach

Meet Your Neighbor — Bruce Gimmy







What have dads (and other guys) found fashionable over the years? The preppy look is always in, one way or another, said Bruce Gimmy, owner of the Trouser Shop…

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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.…



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Birth Announcement — Josephine Teresa Schneider: Ocean Ridge















Lucy and Terry Brown of Ocean Ridge announce the arrival of Josephine Teresa Schneider, their first grandchild, born April 20 at 6 pounds, 4…

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Graduation — Jacqueline Barbara Kaleel: Ocean Ridge



Jacqueline Barbara Kaleel



On May 15, Jacqueline Barbara Kaleel of Ocean Ridge graduated from Pope John Paul II High School in Boca Raton. Commencement exercises took place at the Carole

& Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium at Florida Atlantic…

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School days steeped in love of reading





By Dianna Smith



Inside this beautiful school by a crystal blue sea are children who love to read.



Mysteries, thrillers, fantasies — anything and everything that will draw them into another…

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Summer Arts: New theater troupe tries tangling with 'Hair'



By Greg Stepanich



It was controversial when it first hit the stage back in 1967, but today it stands as a landmark of the American theater, and the first truly successful rock

musical.



I speak, of course, of Hair, which…

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Obituary – Eugene Lyne: Ocean Ridge



Eugene Lyne is pictured with his grandson, Eugene Lyne Aretsky.



By Emily J.

Minor


OCEAN RIDGE — It’s never

easy…

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Obituary – Richard Keresey: Delray Beach





By Ron Hayes





DELRAY BEACH — Not long ago, as his health failed and his birthday neared, Dick Keresey told his son, Jim,

“You know, I think I’d like to have my 94th birthday. I…

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Obituary — Lydia Crozier: South Palm Beach







By Antigone Barton



Life had become easy for Lydia Crozier, who was happily married and a successful decorator, when a little-understood epidemic began stealing people from her

midst.…



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Obituary – Francis P. Kelley: Delray Beach



By Emily J. Minor



DELRAY BEACH — Francis P. Kelley, who all his adult life worked tirelessly for the rights of the mentally handicapped and helped Eunice Shriver establish the

first games in the Special Olympics, died in his sleep at home in late April.

He had just turned 85.…



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Obituary - John Sideris: Briny Breezes



By Emily J. Minor





BRINY

BREEZES — John S. Sideris, a Briny Breezes resident since 2000 who had no

trouble trading his Long Island lifestyle for South Florida living, died April

26 with his family at his hospital bedside.…
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Obituary — Susan Findlay Cathey: Manalapan









By Antigone Barton



MANALAPAN — A child when she learned to ride, and a young woman when she competed as an equestrian in Madison Square Garden, Susan Findlay Cathey never

lost her love for horses. She picked up more…

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Hindu youth center opens in Boynton







By C.B. Hanif



Jitu Patel was explaining that the rain sprinkles punctuating a sunny May afternoon in Boynton Beach were a part of a divine script:…



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Paws Up for Pets!: Common sense and products help with the dog-days of summer





By Arden Moore



Living in South Florida gives true meaning to the dog days of summer. Just ask Susan Baker, of Lake Worth, who must set her alarm clock pre-sunrise just to ensure her two poodles can get in a morning walk before

turning into hot dogs.





“I grab their leashes and…

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Manalapan: New commissioner shakes up meeting with charges against mayor

By Margie Plunkett



A newly elected commissioner claims Manalapan’s mayor was personally motivated to generate a turtle lighting ordinance and has called for a vote to charge the mayor with misconduct.

During the April 27 meeting, Commissioner Howard Roder voiced his concerns about the town’s process for initiating ordinances, noting Mayor Tom Gerrard instructed the town attorney, without the commission’s consent, to draft the turtle lighting ordinance, which would have placed the… Continue

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Another store proposed on Federal in Delray Beach

Wal-mart hopes to build another store in Delray Beach.

Wal-Mart wants to build on the former Ralph Buick site, at 2501 S. Federal Highway. Store officials are requesting a zoning change from the city to allow the opening of a 79,000-square-foot Walmart with 316 parking spots at the sound end of the city.

If approved, the store would be about three miles from the coming Walmart in Boynton Beach.

The request will be considered on May 17 and the city commission is expected to vote on… Continue

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