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Florida has a history of learning from damaging storms and adopting effective reforms

By John L. Renne

If history is a guide, Floridians will digest and respond to the lessons from Hurricanes Ian and Nicole, thus becoming more resilient.
Such was t

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10925286070?profile=RESIZE_710xA Manalapan house bought by singer Billy Joel for $22.1 million in 2015 is now on the market through Christian Angle Real Estate for $64.9 million. Photo provided by Realtor.com

By Christine Davis

Piano man Billy Joel has listed his ocean-to-lake est

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10894885700?profile=RESIZE_710xThe basketball and volleyball arena at FAU will now be named for Eleanor Baldwin of Boca Raton. Photo provided

By Amy Woods

Eleanor Baldwin of Boca Raton has made a $7.5 million pledge to Florida Atlantic University’s athletics program, and in recogn

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10894830659?profile=RESIZE_710xPreparing to start the Heart Walk are (l-r) Brian Maciak, Lanelle Meidan, Patti Patrick, Troy Rice, Ava Parker, Darcy Davis, Gina Melby, Michele Jacobs and Hilda Gonzalez. Photo provided by Daniel Decius

By Christine Davis

The Palm Beach County Heart

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Obituary: James Francis Weege

OCEAN RIDGE — James Francis Weege, a much-loved veterinarian and longtime resident of Ocean Ridge, died suddenly on Oct. 22. He was 77.
10861021882?profile=RESIZE_180x180Dr. Weege was an active, practicing vet until the day before his death. He is survived by his wife, Susan (nee Ros

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10860277083?profile=RESIZE_710xBoca hospital donors Debbie Lindstrom and Bob Sheetz. Photo provided

Boca Helping Hands, in collaboration with Florida Atlantic University and Cereal4All, commemorated September’s Hunger Action Month by having a Tackle Hunger Cereal Drive during an O

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10859951661?profile=RESIZE_710xStudents from American Heritage School gather relief supplies for victims of Hurricane Ian. Photo provided

By Janis Fontaine

In a cooperative effort to help Gulf Coast neighbors, B’nai Torah Congregation, Hands on Tzedakah, and Hillel at FAU recruite

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10829656685?profile=RESIZE_710xThe real estate market in Gulf Stream continues to post significant sales. ABOVE: The oceanfront compound at 2817 N. Ocean Blvd. sold for $29 million in September. BELOW RIGHT: A historic Gulf Stream mansion fetched the town’s highest price for a non

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By Christine Davis

Marcus Neuroscience Institute at Baptist Health’s Boca Raton Regional Hospital announced a new National Institutes of Health research study to assess a potential treatment for brain bleeds and inflammation from ruptured aneurysms.

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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 Larry Barszewski

The Coastal Star received five first-place awards and 14 overall in the Florida Press Association 2022 Weekly Newspaper Contest for non-daily newspapers.
The articles receiving first-place recognition covered a variety of topics,

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