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12280874872?profile=RESIZE_710xCereal4All founders Luke and Jett Justin. Photo provided

During September’s Hunger Action Month, Boca Helping Hands in collaboration with Florida Atlantic University and Cereal4All organized the Tackle Hunger cereal drive.

In its third year, the driv

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12213858488?profile=RESIZE_710x12213858885?profile=RESIZE_400xTOP: Private jets make up a huge share of traffic at Boca Raton Airport. RIGHT: A sign greets travelers at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility. Coastal Star file photos

 

By Christine Davis

Boca Raton Airport is marking the fifth annivers

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By Rich Pollack

For much of the Boca Raton Airport’s almost 75-year history, its 214 acres in the heart of the city have been owned by the state.

That will soon change if Gov. Ron DeSantis signs off on legislation that would transfer ownership of th

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7960686901?profile=originalBrightline celebrates a construction milestone at the station in West Palm Beach.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

Road work to wrap as Brightline comes

on board and airports upgrade

By Mary Hladky

    If there’s one constant in South Florida, it’s the

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7960670080?profile=originalAfter years of discussion, planning and anticipation for the project, shovels finally hit the dirt

during the July 20 groundbreaking ceremony for the 4,700-square-foot U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility

at the Boca Raton Airport. The $4.3 mi

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By Rich Pollack

    During meetings with residents concerned that a new U.S. Customs Station at the Boca Raton Airport would generate more noise, airport leaders realized they could be doing a better job of telling the airport’s story.
7960600488?profile=original    “That was t

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INSETS BELOW: George Brown; Robert Weinroth; Al Zucaro

By Rich Pollack

    The Boca Raton Airport Authority will be welcoming two new board members this month but their stay may be short lived if the 7960583480?profile=originalFlorida Commission on Ethics determines their contr

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7960579061?profile=originalWilliam Peppler flies north along Florida’s coastline above Delray Beach in a 1967 Piper Navajo.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Tao Woolfe

    William Peppler cannot move or speak. The 10-year-old spends most days surveying the world from his small

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By Rich Pollack

    Before he started working on his Eagle project, 16-year-old Boca Raton Boy Scout Charlie Schmidt didn’t know all that much about the Boca Raton Airport. 

7960565258?profile=original    He knew that during World War II what is now an executive airfield used

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7960538462?profile=originalA nesting pair of burrowing owls

at the Boca Raton Airport.

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

7960538063?profile=originalA few American kestrels call the Boca Raton Airport home.

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Rich Pollack
    
    Life near the Boca Raton Airport may become much sa

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