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12305410071?profile=RESIZE_710xDiane Pohanka of Gulf Stream reacts to stretching exercises during therapy at Miller Physical Therapy in downtown Delray Beach, where she has become a regular since her August accident. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Joe Capozzi

Diane Pohanka, 63, i

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12305367470?profile=RESIZE_710xWork to replace a privacy wall came too close to more than a dozen Australian pines and their roots. Photo provided

By Steve Plunkett

People living on State Road A1A will face a higher level of scrutiny in the future if they plan any kind of construc

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By Mary Hladky

The Beach Condo Association of Boca Raton, Highland Beach and Delray Beach is all about safety.

To that end, members have surveyed the Spanish River Boulevard bridge and portions of State Road A1A, documenting needed road and pavement

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By Mary Hladky

The Florida Department of Transportation is preparing to embark on a $7.3 million project that will completely make over the nearly 5-mile stretch of A1A that runs through Boca Raton.

The project is still four years off, starting in th

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12281655484?profile=RESIZE_710xGov. Bob Graham presents an A1A sign to Jimmy Buffett in 1981 after they founded the Save the Manatee Club. Florida Memory

12281666068?profile=RESIZE_400xBy Ron Hayes

After Jimmy Buffett died on Sept. 1, too many national news reports reacted as if Florida’s beloved balladeer of b

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12281624087?profile=RESIZE_710xWitches head south on State Road A1A during the annual charity ride. A stiff breeze kept the more than 350 participants pedalling hard as they shouted greetings to fellow witches along a course that looped between Anchor Park and George Bush Boulevar

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Water flows downhill. Heated water expands. The moon’s proximity to the Earth affects the height of tides. Dropping pressure in a storm raises tide levels, and wind increases the height of waves.

As we enter another hurricane season, I’m thinking a

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10464194897?profile=RESIZE_710xPhil Wotton, Delray Beach’s Ocean Rescue division chief, was riding with his wife, Elaine, on their tandem bicycle when they stopped to assist an unconscious cyclist in March. Photo provided

By Jan Engoren

Philip “Phil” Wotton is an unassuming fellow

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9868598466?profile=RESIZE_400xA new law requires cyclists to ride in a single file on sections of A1A with no designated bike lane. A surveillance camera captures a pack of riders taking up most of a travel lane while riding north near the Eau Palm Beach in Manalapan. Photo provi

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9381032459?profile=RESIZE_710xOne of the provisions in the new law is that bicyclists riding on substandard-width roads, ones without designated bike lanes, must ride single file except when passing each other. Renderings provided by Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency

 

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7960733655?profile=originalThe path runs the length of Highland Beach on the west side of A1A and needs repairs. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Rich Pollack

    Highland Beach’s aging 3-mile walking path could become safer, more attractive and even more durable if town commis

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By Rich Pollack

    After months of lobbying by town officials and at least one persistent resident, Highland Beach’s efforts to improve pedestrian safety at crosswalks have prompted a Florida Department of Transportation decision to implement enhance

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    May and early June have been a busy time for driving obstacles.
    In Ocean Ridge there have been lane restrictions because of painting and repairs on both the Woolbright and Ocean Avenue bridges, combined with stop-and-start traffic caused by F

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