By Tim O’Meilia
Denied approval for a new entry way to his waterfront home by town commissioners in March, Gulf Stream resident Martin O’Boyle decided on a different renovation.Continue
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More than 500 guests enjoyed a seven-home tour that benefited the Achievement Centers for Children and Families. The annual Delray Beach tour — presented this year by The Seagate Hotel and Spa — raised a record-breaking $102,000 to fund the facility that offers nutritional and educational programming for local children. The tour included…Continue
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Judges Aldon James and Bruce Sutka had a tough time selecting the most creative hats among the 140 worn by guests of the Armory Art Center benefit, finally picking seven winners. The event raised $54,000 for the center’s programs. Photo: Daphne Fessler (left) and Linda Silpe, both of Manalapan, with Mad Hatter Chris Riccardo. Photo provided by Lila…Continue
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Members of the Boynton Beach Chamber of Commerce and Acting Mayor Woodrow Hay and the staff of the PNC Bank at Woolbright Road and Federal Highway celebrate the new branch with a ribbon cutting. Jerry Lower/
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Zoie Garnsey, 11, of Ocean Ridge received Honorable Mention in the November 2012 Cricket League art competition sponsored by Cricket Magazine. For this contest, each entrant was asked to submit an original story about a wizard. Winners receive recognition and prizes and the best entries are published in the world-wide magazine and on its Web…Continue
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Irene Goo, a Spanish River High School junior and active volunteer for Women’s Circle, presented $2,000 to the organization during its annual fundraising gala — the result of collecting donations from friends, family members and community groups. In all, more than $130,000 was raised. Top: Goo, with Circle of Hope Co-Chairwoman Eileen Augustyn. Photo by…Continue
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The 58th annual event, one of the oldest galas in Palm Beach County, featured the theme ‘A Royal Celebration’ and raised more than $600,000 for Bethesda Hospital Foundation’s Caring for Our Community Campaign. The guests list topped 500, and the entertainment was Almost Elton John and the Rocket Band. Photo: Bethesda Ball Chairman Dr. William Skinner and Susan…Continue
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The 10th annual multinational award-winning Women with Wings and Wisdom luncheon and Bloomingdale’s fashion show was held at the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach. The sold-out event recognized Henrietta de Hoernle as well as Connie Frankino and Michele Kessler. The event is a fundraiser for WXEL-PBS for the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast. Photo:…Continue
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Honoring her successful and philanthropic father, George Rothman (who regularly swam miles each day well into his 80s), Doris Rothman Browning of Tequesta and Carson City, Nev., has given $1 million to construct the Mandel JCC aquatics center in Palm Beach Gardens in her father’s name. The George Rothman Aquatics Center will include a learn-to-swim area, spray…Continue
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The renowned art collector and philanthropist opened her home for a fundraiser for the West Palm Beach chapter of Friends of Fisher House. The $27,000 that came in will help the nonprofit support families of veterans hospitalized because of illness, disease or injury. Photo: (from left) Wyatt Koch, Kirsten Hierston and Earle Mack, with artist Elizabeth Thompson of…Continue
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NOTE: With so many summer camps offered in our area, we selected those located between the Boca Raton Inlet and the Port of Palm Beach. We tried to keep our listing east of I-95. As of press time, not all summer camp schedules had been set. Please check www.thecoastalstar.ning.com for additional information as it becomes available. If your organization offers a camp not listed, please send your information to…Continue
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Summer Camp Guide 2013
By Jane Smith
Summer camp selections abound this year for coastal kids with a range of activities to keep them healthy, channel their creative energy and hone their theater skills.
Digi-Camp is capitalizing on the popularity of the computer…
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NOTE: The drege was towed away for minor repairs April 3, and …Continue
By Tim Pallesen
Trader Joe’s wants to compete with Fresh Market in a burst of new commercial activity at the corner of Linton Boulevard and South Federal Highway.
Delray Place, a proposed shopping center at the southeast corner, is seeking city approval with Trader Joe’s as its marquee tenant.
Fresh Market is under construction in the…
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By Tim O’Meilia
Briny Breezes celebrated its 50th anniversary as a town with a banner and a slide show of 800-plus old…
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By Ron Hayes
Robert Welstein had a heart attack at 49.
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Mayor-elect Cary Glickstein’s family friend, retired Judge William Gladstone (center), shares a story before administering the oath of office in the Delray Beach City Commission chambers March 28. Pictured: Commissioner Al Jacquet, Commissioner-elect Shelly Petrolia’s sons, Scott, 10, Alex, 13, Zachary, 13, Anthony, 9,…Continue
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By Margie Plunkett
In an attempt to ease downtown traffic, Delray Beach commissioners agreed to changes for the Southeast Second Avenue valet parking queue, including providing it more spaces and prohibiting left-hand turns at the intersection.
The commissioners, separately, were also in consensus about adding smart metered parking spaces at Old School Square Garage.
During a review of downtown valet parking at a March 14 workshop meeting,…
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