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Editor's Note: 10 years of publishing in the sunshine — and other days

By Mary Kate Leming

Ten years. Who’d a thunk it? Not me, that’s for sure. I was convinced print would be so crippled by digital that we’d get only five years out of our startup publication at most.

Wow, was I wrong.

I knew there was a serious risk of this coastal area becoming a local news desert, but I didn’t know whether anyone cared. You, dear readers, have shown us that you do care about local news. And…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on October 31, 2018 at 2:12pm — No Comments

Health & Harmony: New channel on healthy living gets viewers involved in shows

By Lona O'Connor

During the long hours when Penelope Douglas and her team put together the new Health Channel, she learned a few things she hadn’t expected — including the virtues of eating beans. More on that in a moment.…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on October 31, 2018 at 10:34am — No Comments

Paws up for Pets: Behaviorist offers insight into helping stressed pets during holidays

By Arden Moore

When facing new or strange circumstances, far too many dogs transform into scaredy-cats and far too many cats become doggone full of fright. This full-throttle fear factor kicks into high gear during the holiday season.

From Halloween to New Year’s, household routines disappear, leaving some pets filled with dread and confusion about loud house guests, odd decorations in the home, late meals and skipped daily…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on October 31, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

On the Water: 1972 Bertram inspires deep affection, memories

ABOVE: Parks runs the Dreamfinder to shuttle underwater video crews to film goliath groupers at wrecks off Boynton Beach this fall. Photo provided by Mike McKenzie BELOW: Parks is restoring the 25-foot Bertram little by…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on October 31, 2018 at 10:23am — No Comments

Finding Faith: Festival of Lights celebration to grace Mizner

As with past celebrations of  ‘Chanukah Under the Stars,’ music will be an important part of the Dec. 7 event, with three choirs performing. Photo provided

By Janis…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on October 31, 2018 at 10:14am — No Comments

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