Rich Schofield, Kristen Murtaugh and Beth Ensor take part in the Audubon Christmas Bird Count on the beach in Ocean Ridge. Their tools include binoculars, a spotting scope on a tripod, bird guides and digital camera. Photos by Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star…Continue
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By Amy Woods
Olympia Dukakis’ signature silver locks have graced the movie…
Delray’s Fabulous Fashion Show: Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach – Jan. 17
Gordana ‘Gordi’ Adzic models beachwear from Kokonuts of Delray Beach on Jan. 17 during “Delray’s Fabulous Fashion Show” in front of the Colony Hotel on Atlantic Avenue. The fashion show was presented as…Continue
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The 2014 OPAL (Outstanding People and Leaders) Awards Gala was awarded by the Rotary Club of Boca Raton. Winners were Karen and Howard Weiss (for community service); Anthony Comparato (Vanguard Award for Business and Community Service); Irving Gutin (for medicine and healthcare); Gary Peters (for philanthropic leadership); and Cecil Roseke…Continue
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The Palm Beach Symphony kicked off its 40th season during a festive event with more than 100 returning members and guests. The symphony will present five spirited performances at five well-known establishments this year. “We are looking forward to a spectacular season with Maestro Ramón Tebar,” said Dale McNulty, president of the symphony’s…Continue
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A business meeting started off the proceedings with library board President Nancy Dockerty discussing the ‘State of the Library.’ The re-election of board members and the nomination of new ones followed. After the vote, library director Alan Kornblau gave the Librarian’s Report and vision for the future. An award was given to outgoing…Continue
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The Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce had its monthly Membership Breakfast with guest speaker Anika Khan, a senior economist at Wells Fargo Securities. More than 250 chamber members enjoyed the program, which featured an economic outlook for 2014. Photo: Bill Hager, Dani Caine and Frank Feiler. Photo by…Continue
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The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County drew 320 guests to its fundraising event. David Gergen, a senior political analyst for CNN, delivered the keynote address. Harvey and Phyllis Sandler presented awards to Honorary Chairs William Newman and Beverly Saltz (left). Photo by Jeff Tholl…Continue
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In a benefit for the Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health and Wellness Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, the museum had a grand-opening event in conjunction with the Debbie Rand Memorial Service League’s gala that raised $41,000. The gala included a tour of the Broadway collection, dinner, a performance of Irving Berlin’s ‘White Chrismas’ and an after-party…Continue
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Brandon Mazzeo, a graduate of Gulf Stream School, has received a $5,000 Il Circolo Scholarship. Mazzeo attends Columbia University and is majoring in biomedical engineering. Il Circolo Scholarship winners are selected based on academic merit and are academically outstanding, with grade-point averages of 3.95.…Continue
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Dr. Story Musgrave, a NASA astronaut, spoke to students at St. Joseph’s Episcopal School’s Live Green Campaign to encourage real-world learning and problem solving. Musgrave shared his life’s journey and scientific achievements as an astronaut, medical doctor, pilot and professor. Photo: Musgrave, an astronaut for more than 30 years, poses with…Continue
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Sacred Heart School in Lake Worth benefited from an event attended by more than 50 golfers and croquet players who gathered to raise money for scholarship and student programs. Photo: Croquet winners Daniel Herrick and Nancy Borger with golf pro David Bent. Photo…Continue
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The Delray Beach Historical Society had its first Winter Harvest, a food- and wine-pairing event to boost awareness about area farms. Photo: Sommelier Stephanie Miskew serves wines.
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The Plate: Black & Bleu
The Place: Granger’s Grille, 215 NE Sixth Ave., Delray Beach; 276-7881 or grangersgrille.com
The Price: $9
The Skinny: What’s Black and Bleu and tasty all over?
The correct answer is the Black & Bleu chicken sandwich at Granger’s.
It’s a tender chicken…
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Boca Raton artist Santiago Perez, left, speaks about his work with Chris Theodore, center, as his wife, Christine, views a painting behind him on Jan. 25 during the Boca Raton Fine Art Show at Royal Palm Place. Kurtis Boggs/The Coastal…Continue
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By Ron Hayes
After the doctors told him he would die soon, Tim O’Meilia did what tough and true old newsmen often do.
He had a party.
On a Saturday evening in early December, Tim and his wife, Debbie, opened their Palm Beach Gardens home, and dozens of friends and colleagues gathered to…Continue
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By Rich Pollack
Carol Wittenberg loves her 2013 Chevy Volt, a plug-in hybrid that runs on both gas and electricity.
“It’s environmentally friendly, it’s economical and it’s comfortable and quiet,” she says.
But when Wittenberg and her husband,…
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Kim Bates and Dominee Banks, vet techs at Imperial Point Animal Hospital of Delray, with dogs Ruby and Tikea, talk to Boca Raton resident Sophy Salsburg, with Shelby, on the dog beach at Spanish River Park. Photos by Kurtis Boggs/The Coastal Star…Continue
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