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8365746253?profile=RESIZE_710xChristine Cummings, a registered nurse who works at Bethesda East, was the among the first local frontline workers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, from Katie Van Lennep, director of professional development at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Jerry Low

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By Christine Davis

 

Patients admitted with COVID-19 at Boca Raton Regional Hospital may enroll in a clinical trial to test a new treatment for the disease. The trial is named Prevent, reflecting the hope that it will rapidly reverse the damages of p

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8361851252?profile=RESIZE_710xAuthor Shannon Q. McDonald also sold mask-making kits with holiday themes. Photos provided

 

By Janis Fontaine

When COVID-19 became a part of our lives last spring, Delray Beach mom Shannon Q. McDonald reasoned that mask-wearing likely would be requi

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8237976263?profile=RESIZE_710xLocated at Federal Highway and Woolbright Road in Boynton Beach, Prime Catch remodeled during the summer to provide more outdoor dining and drinking opportunities. Photo provided

By Jan Norris

Outdoor dining is the new “in.” With COVID-19 once more o

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By Joyce Reingold

 

You may remember reading here last year about Eva Takacs, the Boynton Beach woman who enjoyed an almost daily, hour-long swim at Oceanfront Park. This year, Takacs celebrated her 91st birthday. And when lockdown restrictions allow

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By Janis Fontaine

Our community has dozens of options for private school education, with some tuitions topping $40,000 a year. But the schools offer scholarships and financial aid.

Rigorous COVID-19 policies and procedures are in place at all schools

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8237853094?profile=RESIZE_710xSpace of Mind School introduced updated kindergarten and elementary curricula this year. Photo provided

 

Related Story: How other private schools are coping in face of unpredictable virus

By Janis Fontaine

As their children close in on winter break

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8084389255?profile=RESIZE_710xLionfish, at 307 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, serves seafood, wagyu beef for meat eaters and vegetarian offerings. Photo provided by Eric George

 

By Jan Norris

Lionfish, the coronavirus-delayed seafood restaurant on Atlantic Avenue, has opened to

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8084368878?profile=RESIZE_710xAmong the donations is a truck loaded with building supplies. Kari Shipley recruited artists to paint it with the names of Delray Beach and Marsh Harbour. On the back are symbols for the two churches involved and the Bahamas Youth Network. ‘These are

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JFK Medical Center main and north campuses and Palms West Hospital collaborated with the technology company EverFi to launch a mental health and wellness digital education course for middle and high school students in Palm Beach County.

Called Ment

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8084267891?profile=RESIZE_710xNaughton blesses Beatrix Kiddo, 1.

 

Because of COVID-19 precautions, St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church’s 25th annual blessing of the animals was a drive-up with the Revs. Martin Zlatic and Mary Naughton blessing each animal that arrived at the Boynton B

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Harvey the baby squirrel and Dinky the donkey were two of the stars of Unity of Delray’s blessing. Photos provided

By Arden Moore

How have you adapted this year to this never-ending pandemic? Perhaps you have groceries deli

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