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Delray Beach: Stuck again

10249341061?profile=RESIZE_710xWith the broken bridge to the east, Albert Chung, a surveyor with Ranger Construction, uses GPS tools to determine the new road edge and drainage slope as part of the reconstruction of George Bush Boulevard. It’s scheduled to finish in summer 2023. J

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By Janis Fontaine

The Philanthropy Tank was started in 2015 as a way to challenge young, fertile minds to tackle society’s pressing problems by equipping students with funds to implement sustainable, service-driven solutions. Using a format borrowed

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10165048270?profile=RESIZE_710xRay Steele, his wife, Lauren, and their son Ace get creative at the Selfie WRLD the family opened at Town Center mall. Photo provided

By Christine Davis

Pop-up selfie studios have gained popularity, and two of them have cropped up in south Palm Beach

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By Christine Davis

10162889280?profile=RESIZE_180x180Baptist Health South Florida Foundation announced the promotion of Barbara James to vice president of development and development support. 
James will continue to lead the foundation’s philanthropic efforts and be responsible for

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10065884652?profile=RESIZE_710xProfessor emeritus Eric Shaw reclines at home 21 stories above Boca but does not feel retired. He mentors Ph.D. students and says life is a self-improvement project. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Tao Woolfe

After four decades of telling students th

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10063186681?profile=RESIZE_710xSpirit of Giving Network presented board member Ann Rutherford with its annual Community Spirit Award for outstanding commitment and service. The nonprofit has been the annual football game’s official charity sponsor since the bowl’s inception eight

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10063043256?profile=RESIZE_710xFAU student Chase Donaghy enjoyed an afternoon of surfing at Red Reef Park. Tao Woolfe/The Coastal Star

By Tao Woolfe

Boca Raton’s Red Reef Park is a busy place in the late afternoon as beachgoers scoop up kids, towels and folding chairs for the trek

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By Janis Fontaine

There’s more to being a tutor these days than just being able to teach, Evan Weisberg says.
Weisberg grew up in Boca Raton and graduated from Spanish River High School. He started tutoring as a side business, doing SAT and ACT prep

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9966122878?profile=RESIZE_710xThe ocean-to-Intracoastal property at 1000 S. Ocean (left) was listed at $106 million, which would be a Manalapan record. The property at 1020 S. Ocean sold last month for $89.93 million, nearly a record. Both are recently redeveloped. Jerry Lower/Th

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9963070060?profile=RESIZE_710xThe campus officially opened the Schmidt Family Complex for Academic and Athletic Excellence, marking a major milestone. The facility will play a central role in elevating the school’s standing in education and sports while helping students reach the

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By Amy Woods

Leon and Toby Cooperman have made a transformational gift of $2 million to the Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services that will launch a capital campaign for a new center.
The Toby and Leon Cooperman Therapy & Family Resource Center,

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9962860698?profile=RESIZE_710xResearch from FAU’s college of nursing showed battery-operated cats lifted moods of people in cognitive decline even though they were told the cats were not real. Photo provided by FAU

By Arden Moore

Numerous studies published in the past two decades

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9962586078?profile=RESIZE_710xJoan Witter, who coined the name ’Ladies of the Garden’ for her crew, describes what needs to be done during one of their weekly meet-ups at the club grounds. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

This is the first in a series on four local garden clubs.

By J

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By Christine Davis

The Palm Beach Health Network, made up of six hospitals including Delray Medical Center, supports opportunities for women to succeed in leadership roles. A McKinsey study on women in the workplace found that in 2021, 24% of C-suite

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9868121274?profile=RESIZE_710xThe swimming pool, tiki hut bar and cluster of small buildings are part of Crane’s character. Menin Development, the new owner, has no plans to change that. Photo provided

By Christine Davis

While the management will remain the same, the owners are n

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(L-R) Laura Malone, EJ Kunmann with service dog Jackie, Keith Shampaner with service dog Goose, Don Werner with service dog Teddy, Mel Pollack, Jim Nau, Boca airport Executive Director Clara Bennett, Lisa Fendrich, Bob Tucker, Alan Feinberg with ser

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9764074458?profile=RESIZE_710xCustomer desire for bigger units led developers to reduce the number of units at Alina Residences in Boca Raton. The first phase opened this summer. Photo provided

By Christine Davis

El-Ad National Properties has filed revised plans with the city of

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By Amy Woods

Delray Beach’s Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse has announced a $40,000 challenge from a foundation that wants to remain anonymous.
Donations to AVDA’s Purple Pajama Party, a virtual fundraiser running through Dec. 1, will be matched dol

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