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10800254095?profile=RESIZE_710xWinds from the east this summer have pushed a nearly constant supply of sargassum onto the beach, challenging beachgoers like Debby Belmonte of Ocean Ridge. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star 

Seasonal inundation is here to stay, scientists say

By Larry Ba

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10800234868?profile=RESIZE_710xCharna Larkin and her poodle, Gigi, sit in front of framed images, letters and signatures from American presidents. Her late husband, Alan, loved history and the family has amassed a letters collection from every U.S. president from Washington to Bid

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By Joel Engelhardt

The Aug. 23 primary whittled the field in three state Legislature races critical to residents of coastal South County.
10800218480?profile=RESIZE_400xIn the closest race, Highland Beach Commissioner Peggy Gossett-Seidman defeated newcomer Christina DuCasse with

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10800129272?profile=RESIZE_710xThe Ocean City Lumber Co. property in Delray Beach, with its distinctive water tower and historical train depot, owed much of its preservation to Janet and Tim Onnen, who sold it in August. The original lumber company’s history dates to 1920. Photo p

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September marks Hunger Action Month, and Boca Helping Hands is offering the community ways to contribute to the fight against food insecurity.
The public can get involved by donating nonperishable items, volunteering and contributing money.
“Hunger Act

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10796607867?profile=RESIZE_710x10796608289?profile=RESIZE_400xThe 12th annual reception raised a record $1 million in student scholarship funds that will help dress and equip the incoming class at the school’s Schmidt College of Medicine. The class of 72 aspiring doctors was selected based on both their academi

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10796588489?profile=RESIZE_710xParents and kids can get a close-up view of prehistoric life when they visit the ’Dinosaur Explorer’ exhibit, which opens Sept. 15 at the Cox Science Center and Aquarium in West Palm Beach. Besides dinosaur displays and actual fossils, visitors will

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10796577466?profile=RESIZE_710xMelissa Perlman of Delray Beach won gold in the women’s masters half-marathon at the Maccabiah Games and captained the U.S. effort in endurance sports. Photo provided by Melissa Perlman

By Janis Fontaine

Melissa Perlman of Delray Beach has represente

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10746311056?profile=RESIZE_710xA leatherback hatchling makes its way into the ocean in Boca Raton after a release by Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Joe Capozzi

Walk along the beach at Red Reef Park in Boca Raton and it’s hard to miss evidence

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