July 26, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Fundraiser to aid DJ Jerry Saccal

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A JAMS street-party fundraiser for DJ Jerry Saccal, who is fighting cancer, will feature a live auction, silent auction, food, raffles and prizes. More...

Fun, sometimes flirty jars for your tobacco

Why would a tobacco jar from the 19th century be shaped like a lady in a long, full dress? Tobacco jars were made in many unexpected shapes, and there are many figural tobacco-jar collectors today. More...

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PBSC Banner Center offers Scripps workshops on bioscience

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The Employ Florida Banner Center for Life Sciences at Palm Beach State College has entered into a year-long agreement to offer industry-driven workshops at Scripps Florida, a division of the Scripps Research Institute. More...

Cultural council fills development, education posts

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The Palm Beach County Cultural Council has named a new director of development and a new manager of arts and cultural education.  More...

Lisa Rocheleau promoted at children’s hospital

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Lisa Rocheleau has been promoted to assistant administrator of the Palm Beach Children’s Hospital at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach.  As the assistant administrator, Ms. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

She can fly!

Cathy Rigby takes wing as Peter Pan for one final trip to Neverland

CATHY RIGBY SHOWED THE WORLD she could fly during the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City.  She was all of 15.  Forty-four years later, she still is showing audiences she can fly, as Peter Pan.  The boy who never grows old is being perfo More...

Norton interns curate watercolors exhibition

The Norton Museum of Art’s interns have been busy this summer.  In addition to learning the workings of a major regional museum, the interns have curated an exhibition, “Watercolors from the Collection,” open Aug. 3-Oct. More...

CONTRACT BRIDGE

So near and yet so far

In general, it is not wise to double for penalties unless you think you can defeat the opponents by at least two tricks. More...

A fish tale that rings true

It was a fish out of water.  Literally.  It could have ended up chumming the scrap heap someplace.  But don’t worry: this fish-out-of-water story has a happy ending.  It goes something like this:  More...

Dance day celebration set for Lake Park

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Dance Tonight studio presents the 3rd Annual National Dance Day Celebration on July 28 at 6 p.m.  The event includes dancing, entertainment, a barbecue and group lessons that feature National Dance Day routines. More...

Best Weekly Newspaper in Florida

For the past three years,  the Florida Press Association has named Florida Weekly the best weekly newspaper in the state.  OVERALL WINNER  Florida Weekly  Division A – circulation over 15,000     More...

U.S. politics, divorce and football

When I inform someone that I am a divorce lawyer the most common response is, “Oh, my God, I don’t know how you do it.” More...

Real Estate News

New and magnificent in Manalapan

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This 9,000-square-foot home is the only new construction in Point Manalapan. It features five bedrooms, five full bathrooms and two half-baths on 150 feet of Intracoastal Waterway. More...

Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce Represent the 13th Annual Legislative Update Breakfast

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When choosing that new home, think about long-term lifestyle

The motivation for a homeowner to move is always created by lifestyle changes. For some it may be an expansion of their family, others a loss of a family member or even changes within the family.  More...