By Thom Smith
“What sort of day was it? A day like all days, filled with those events that alter and illuminate our times … and you were there.”
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The Plate: Chicken fried chicken
The Place: Tryst, 4 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach; 921-0201 or trystdelray.com
The Price: $15
The Details: Our cardiologist will thank us not to order this again.
But our belly tells us otherwise.
After all, what could be more…
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By J.D. Vivian
Ever wonder why the first settlers moved to what is now Delray Beach? Or how the Pineapple Grove district earned its name? Or…
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After three decades, a death warrant may be near
for Palm Beach County’s most notorious killer.
We look back at the case that still haunts our memories.
Why we …Continue
How could you write this story? Why dredge up such horrible memories?
I expect to hear those questions. I anticipate this story may upset many of our readers. I recognize that this is a very different sort of story for The Coastal Star.
Let me explain:
When I saw late last year that Duane Owen had had what seemed to be a final clemency hearing, I felt that his imminent execution should not go unnoted. I wanted to know how a heinous killer could be lingering on death…
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By Dan Moffett
In their federal racketeering lawsuit against Martin O’Boyle and Christopher O’Hare, attorneys for the town of Gulf Stream allege the two men have conspired to use the state’s public records laws as weapons to extort legal fees from hundreds of municipalities and contractors across the state.
By Randy Schultz
The debate about whether Duane Owen should live or die is about whether Duane Owen is the person he was or the person he supposedly has become.
Inmate 101660 at Union Correctional Institution in Raiford is serving two death sentences, six life sentences, one 15-year sentence and one five-year…
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By Rich Pollack
For three and a half years, Frances Bourque and a small but tireless group worked on an enormous undertaking — which many at the time…
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By Rich Pollack
A lot has changed in the seven years since Highland Beach resident…
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By Jane Smith
The Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency did not skip a beat when Ken Spillias stepped aside as its attorney.
At its February meeting, Spillias sat in the audience and another law firm colleague, Tara Duhy, took his place on the dais next to the agency’s executive director.
“We knew that he (Spillias) was going to retire, it just came more quickly than we thought,” said Duhy, a partner with the Lewis, Longman & Walker law firm…
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March 14: Six women from Palm Beach County who exemplify the national initiatives of the female scouting program and serve as role models for today’s girls will be honored at the evening affair. Time is 6 to 10 pm. Cost is $225. Call 427-0190 or visit gssef.org. Photo: (in front) Melissa Patrick, troop leader; Heidi…Continue
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Bachannal backers: (in front)John Frezza, Joanne Mancari, Lisa Vander Ploeg, Mike and Amy Kazma, Al and Joni Goldberg, Robin and Charles Deyo, Joyce and Thom DeVita, Susan Whelchel, Mary Csar (in back), Mark Nichols, Kelly Loudermilk, Cynthia McDonough, Timothy Loudermilk, Ed McDonough, Guy LaFerrera, Suzanne Spinner and Mindy Nichols.…Continue
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Love of Literacy Luncheon committee members (in front) Penny Kosinski, Bettina Young, Chiara Clark, (in back) Gina Brody, Cristy Fimiani, Sylvie Bergeron, Kristin Calder and Megan Mulry. Photo provided
By Amy Woods
The chairwoman of this year’s Love of Literacy…
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More than 200 guests attended the season’s third conversation, featuring Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan. Adler is an author, designer and potter, and Doonan has worked in fashion for three decades. Both are part-time Palm Beach residents. ABOVE: Penny and Alan Murphy, with Elaine Meier. Photo provided by Corby Kaye’s Studio Palm…Continue
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The American Humane Association honored philanthropist Lois Pope at a special event with the theme ‘Lois Pope: Our Light of Compassion.’ Pope was recognized for her generosity and leadership in building a more humane world. ‘We can think of no humanitarian making a greater difference for children, animals and veterans than Lois Pope,’ said…Continue
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Honoree Mary Wong and Grammy Award-winning reggae star Shaggy shined a light on Haiti’s housing needs during the 20th-annual fundraiser, where guests pledged enough money to build homes for 40 destitute families in the area surrounding Pon Batay. ‘Everyone in this room is a voice for the voiceless,’ Food for the Poor President and CEO Robin Mahfood told the crowd of…Continue
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The annual matchup ended in victory for the faculty team, with a final score of 5–3. Competitive spirit aside, this year’s game brought the community together to share in the school’s ‘Live Green, Live Healthy’ initiative. ‘We really appreciate opportunities where our faculty and students can enjoy a chance to spend time outside the…Continue
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The South County treatment center had a benefit for The Body Positive, a movement aimed at helping clients of all ages overcome challenges and respect their bodies. The HEArt (Healing Through Expressive Arts) Show gave attendees the opportunity to purchase donated artwork, taste culinary creations and listen to live music. More than $7,000 was…Continue
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