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8140970884?profile=RESIZE_710x Boca Raton residents Amanda Clark (l), 20, and her mother Kate Clark are battered by the winds and rain of Tropical Storm Eta as they observe the power of the storm from the pavilion of South Beach Park in Boca Raton Nov. 8. The intense wind and hor

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7960874653?profile=originalDon Edge at his Hypoluxo Island home, which he designed and built 60 years ago. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Ron Hayes

On a cold January afternoon in 1952, a young man named Donald Edge stepped off a curb in downtown Detroit and landed in West Pa

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7960853296?profile=originalDebra Ghostine of Hypoluxo Island takes on volunteer opportunities like athletic events. She pitched softball in her youth and plays tennis and golf. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Stephen Moore

Volunteering and athletics are big parts of Debra Gho

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By Arden Moore, Mary Thurwachter and Rich Pollack

Neighbors, family members, longtime clients and anyone else who knew veterinarian Ken Simmons rarely were at a loss for words to describe him. He stood 6-foot-8, but his attitude and actions stood out

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By Mary Hladky

    Ten years after housing prices began cratering in the Great Recession, taxable property values in Palm Beach County have zoomed past their previous record high set in 2007.
    While the previous peak was $169.4 billion before t

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Along the Coast: Cocoanut dreams

Exhibit sprouts from fortunate photo find

7960721869?profile=originalNancy, Leila and Dorothy Pierson (l-r) display decorated coconuts at their roadside ‘Cocoanut Stand,’

possibly to raise money for the Red Cross during World War I.

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A hand-tinted photograph of what is now Stat

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7960708285?profile=originalThe Balsan estate became Casa Alva.

7960708091?profile=originalThe Pierce homestead. The man on the right is Hannibal Pierce. The other men are unidentified.

Photos provided by Historical Society of Palm Beach County

7960709061?profile=originalMichelle Donahue with the Brown Wrapper newsletter.

Photo by

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7960702675?profile=originalYard work and construction trucks clog a Hypoluxo Island road.

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Mary Thurwachter

    A proposed law that would limit parking on the street and public rights of way on Hypoluxo Island failed to garner a single vote from

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