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7960752469?profile=originalMarti LaTour and Michelle Klinedinst launched Viamar Health, which provides specialty services for the treatment of eating disorders, represented here by the elephant in the room. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Lona O'Connor

    When Marti LaTour de

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7960747687?profile=originalRene Gross says wakes from boats have pushed up planks and yanked mooring cleats from the wooden dock where he keeps his boats. His dock is on one of the spur canals perpendicular to the Intracoastal Waterway south of Woolbright Road. Willie Howard/T

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7960740879?profile=originalPatricia Mendell comforts her mother, Margaret Mendell, who lies with robo-cat Butterscotch at Abbey Delray. Margaret Mendell turned 100 in June. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Arden Moore

    Every day and in many ways, Butterscotch and Rusty demon

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7960754060?profile=originalAlthough the parking lot and paths of the Lantana Nature Preserve are covered in palm fronds and leaf litter, the trees and shrubs appear to have taken Hurricane Irma’s abuse in stride. Photos by Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Deborah S. Hartz-Seel

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7960748274?profile=originalDeacon Ben Thomas

By Janis Fontaine

     Deacon and soon-to-be priest Ben Thomas is the new assistant rector at St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church in Boca Raton. He sees himself as a reconciler in his new role, and he’ll be involved in building bridges

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Property Matters, a real estate company with an Anglo-American team, has launched its first office

in Boca Raton with plans to expand into locations along the coast from West Palm Beach to Miami Beach.

Property Matters was founded by partners Ted Bro

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By Lona O'Connor

    Please don’t call Stanley Althof a sexologist, even though he is the recipient of a lifetime achievement award named for Masters and Johnson, two of the most famous names in sex research.
    “I’m a psychologist specializing in se

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7960732057?profile=originalThe Delray Summer Sing Experience camp runs each week through July 21 at Church of the Palms.

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By Janis Fontaine

    The Delray Summer Sing Experience is a summer music camp for kids that introduces a variety of styles from the music o

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7960730653?profile=originalDan Friedman of Delray Beach shows a yellowfin tuna caught on a sardine chunk by Capt. Mike Simko,

background, in Northwest Providence Channel south of Freeport, Bahamas.

7960731060?profile=originalFinding birds (red splotches) on radar is the key to finding schools of feeding

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7960719901?profile=originalLouie the English bulldog listens to Kyle and Mya Laman (photo below) as they read books

to him during a Tale Waggin’ Tutor session at the downtown Boca Raton Library.

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7960720673?profile=originalBy Arden Moore

    Inside the downtown Boca Raton Library, sibling

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7960719701?profile=originalMusic therapist Howard Sherman demonstrates a Q-chord digital guitar

with students (l-r) Barbara Kennedy, Jill Gray, Cathy McCormick and Karen Martin.

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Lona O'Connor

    A curious shopper follows Howard Sherman into a

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By Christine Davis

    Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has received initial accreditation from the national Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education for a university-sponsored residency program in psyc

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7960717884?profile=originalGeorge and Mary Kientzy are ready for semi-retirement after decades in the jewelry business.

They plan to close the store at the end of June.

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Christine Davis

    After 35 years, George and Mary Kientzy’s Kientzy & Co.

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