You won’t see any “year in review” stories or photos in this January edition. It’s not that they aren’t interesting, it’s just that I’m a Capricorn — always looking forward. The coming year interests me far more than the one in the rearview mirror. S
In a Kansas town of about 1,900 people, a weekly newspaper had its publication servers, computers, cellphones and other electronics seized last month during a raid by local police. Law enforcement officers with a warrant removed electronics from the
It’s hard to ask for money at the holidays. There are so many worthwhile organizations working to meet the needs of those struggling in our community — children, the elderly, animals. Agencies involved in these heart-wrenching efforts need your finan
It’s not that I’m slowing down or losing interest. There are no urgent responsibilities that must be addressed. My health is good. But like the dropping barometer before a storm, there’s an ever-present pressure nagging at me to slow down, urging me
By Tao Woolfe
The Coastal Star scooped up 16 writing awards — for everything from breaking news stories and features to commentary — from the Florida Press Club’s 2021 Excellence in Journalism competition.
The Jan. 22 annual awards celebration — whic
You may see campaign signs for the March election in front of our office.
They were approved by our landlord, not by us.
We are doing our best to stay away from the toxicity of certain Facebook pages — unless we feel a need to correct a lie concerni
By Sallie James
POMPANO BEACH — She was a beloved newspaper editor and devoted mother and wife whose legacy of caring will long be remembered by people who loved her. Four years after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer, Marguerite “Margie” Malandro
By Larry Barszewski
The Coastal Star captured five first-place awards and eight other commendations in the annual Florida Press Club competition.
The press club held the annual awards ceremony online Dec. 19. The Coastal Star won top awards in its cl
By Steve Plunkett
Florida Press Club judges honored The Coastal Star with three first-place awards, five seconds and two thirds in the annual Excellence in Journalism Competition last month.
Top awards in their categories were to Editor Mary Kate Lem
By Stephen Moore
The Coastal Star won eight awards at the 2018-19 Florida Press Association’s competition for weekly newspapers. The awards ceremony was held in St. Petersburg on July 12. The Coastal Star competed in the largest category against news
This email has been long overdue coming from my desk to yours.
Being a resident and a business in Palm Beach County since 1973, we have seen many local newspapers come and go in our communities — from Palm Beach to Boca Raton, from east to west.
The Coastal Star collected six first-, three second- and six third-place awards in the 66th annual Excellence in Journalism Competition sponsored by the Florida Press Club.
The awards were handed out at the Press Club’s banquet Nov. 4 in Sarasota
The Coastal Star earned five first-place awards, three seconds and two thirds in the Florida Press Association’s Better Weekly Newspapers competition.
First place-honors went to Scott Simmons, Jerry Lower, Tracy Allerton and Steve Plunkett for
By Ron Hayes
The Coastal Star has been honored with 10 awards for writing, photography and design, including six first-place winners, in the Florida Press Club’s 65th annual Excellence in Journalism competition.
Writer Sallie James took a top h
By Henry Fitzgerald
The Coastal Star took home 17 individual awards in the Florida Press Association’s 2015 Better Weekly Newspaper Contest. The monthly newspaper, based in Ocean Ridge, competed in Division A: Over 15,000 circulation.
The Coastal Star has been honored by the Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists with three awards for feature and editorial writing.
The Coastal Star competed against daily newspapers.
Executive Editor Mary Kate Leming
I have been a resident of Palm Beach County since 1973, from West Palm Beach to Boca Raton, and in that time I have seen dozens of smaller newspapers come and go.
I would like to give you a compliment: You and your team are doing a great job
The work of writers and designers at The Coastal Star was honored with seven awards in the Florida Press Club’s 62nd annual Excellence In Journalism competition:
• Top honors went to Cheryl Blackerby, Mary Kate Leming, Jerry Lower and the la
Even though the temperature keeps rising, there have been no summer doldrums at The Coastal Star.
A larger space with better parking has lured us across the street and into a section of the old TD Bank on A1A just south of Woolbright.