The Coastal Star's Blog – October 2016 Archive (3)

Hurricane Matthew aftermath: Delray Beach fared well thanks to lucky "late inning wobble"

By Jane Smith

     Delray Beach fared very well when Hurricane Matthew brushed by the coast on Thursday, said Mayor Cary Glickstein.

     “There were no serious injuries or property damage, including our beach, and only minor power outages,” he said Friday. “Despite being lucky with a late inning wobble, the city was well prepared — both residents and business owners took the storm seriously.”

     He and City Manager Don Cooper also commended city staff…


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Boynton Beach businesses relieved Hurricane Matthew passed them by without damage

Banana Boat co-owner Luke Therien, left, inspects the massive 3,000- square-foot awning his crew took down before the storm and put back up the morning after. Steven J. Smith/The Coastal Star

By Steven J. Smith

     BOYNTON BEACH — Local business owners breathed a collective sigh of…


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Hurricane Matthew aftermath: Boca Raton prepared for the worst and came through unscathed

By Mary Hladky

     After sustaining minimal damage from Hurricane Matthew, Boca Raton was well on its way to returning to business as usual by midday Friday.

     “We prepared for the worst and are pleased we came though it unscathed,” said Mayor Susan Haynie, who rode out the storm in the city’s Emergency Operation Center.

     Residents with storm-related questions could call the Citizens Information Center at 982-4900 before and during the storm.…


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