Joseph Hurtuk, right, owner of the Boardwalk Italian Ice & Creamery in Boynton Beach, teamed up with his friend and fellow pilot Dr. Ian Goldbaum of Ocean Ridge to fly supplies to Hurricane Ian victims on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Tim Stepien/The Coastal
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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
Residents blown away by new bills fear Ian will only multiply toll
By Charles Elmore
Early estimates predict Hurricane Ian will become Florida’s costliest storm ever, but even before it made landfall eye-popping jumps in insurance costs were already
I was surprised to see you publish a photograph of a young man with a surfboard jumping off the north jetty of Boynton Inlet Pier — “taking advantage of the waves created by Hurricane Ian.”
Most years report deaths at the Inlet and one can imagine st
Ocean Ridge Detective Aaron Choban, Police Chief Richard Jones, Hendry County Sheriff Steve Whidden, Clewiston Chief Thomas Lewis and Ocean Ridge Sgt. Richard Ermeri. BELOW RIGHT: The truck was loaded with donations. Photos provided
The decades-old green buttonwood at Town Hall was among trees in Gulf Stream damaged during Hurricane Ian. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star
By Steve Plunkett
How strong was the wind that toppled Town Hall’s large green buttonwood tree as Hurricane Ian ba
By Joe Capozzi
Just in time for the return of winter snowbirds on wheels, town officials are rolling out two safety initiatives to protect residents walking along South Palm Beach’s popular sidewalk next to busy State Road A1A.
Palm Beach County she
Local animal rescue groups have been helping with animals stranded by Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico and Hurricane Ian in Southwest Florida. ABOVE: Workers at Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League unload a vehicle. RIGHT: Two dogs brought to Tri-County An
Students 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
Joseph Curry, from Lake Clark Shores, jumps into the surf from the north jetty of the Boynton Inlet taking advantage of the waves created by Hurricane Ian. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star
Workers from the Palm Beach County Bridge Dept. remove the tr
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