Standout science teacher believes in making lessons relevant

September 25, 2014 on 10:00 am | In As Seen In..., Palm Beach Post | No Comments
Standout science teacher believes in making lessons relevant

Ryan Smith had no clue that he’d won the Palm Beach County Science Educators Teacher of the Year award because he was busy teaching other teachers. The 34-year-old science teacher at Polo Park Middle School in Wellington had skipped the keynote speech at the District Science Symposium held at Seminole Ridge High School in August, […]

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Local teen living, practicing at School of American Ballet

September 18, 2014 on 10:59 am | In As Seen In..., Palm Beach Post | No Comments
Local teen living, practicing at School of American Ballet

Victoria Volpe thought she had it all planned. Having just graduated from BAK Middle School of the Arts as a dance major, this fall she would take the next step and attend Dreyfoos School of the Arts. Volpe had auditioned and won a spot at the distinguished high school in April. It was all set, […]

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Meet Your Neighbor Irwin Greenberg 82; Vet Honored by South Korean Government for his Service

September 6, 2014 on 9:43 am | In As Seen In..., Palm Beach Post | No Comments
Meet Your Neighbor Irwin Greenberg 82; Vet Honored by South Korean Government for his Service

When Irwin Greenberg landed in Korea as an infantry frontline solider in 1952 he was just 20 years-old, until then he hadn’t wandered much beyond his mother’s kitchen in the Bronx borough of  New York City. Greenberg would spend the next two years fighting, but never really seeing much of what he was fighting for. […]

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We Can Be Heros

September 5, 2014 on 8:31 am | In As Seen In..., Blog, PBG Lifestyle Magazine | No Comments

Schools now have signs announcing Anti-Bullying Zones, but sadly kids still get bullied, and we all know the results can sometimes be deadly. As a child, I was bullied by a popular sixth-grade Barbie-doll lookalike who enjoyed reminding me how un-Barbie I was. One day the teacher left the portable. There was a rush of […]

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Ice bucket challenges going strong in Palm Beach County

August 28, 2014 on 2:44 pm | In General, Palms West Monthly | No Comments
Ice bucket challenges going strong in Palm Beach County

The idea is simple: Take a bucket of ice water, dump it over your head, record it and post the video on social media. It’s cold, it’s fun and it’s contagious. But these ice bucket challenges and similar social media-powered stunts also are raising awareness and money for causes such as Lou Gehrig’s disease and […]

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It’s official: Flagler Museum Reaccredited by American Alliance of Museums

It’s official: Flagler Museum Reaccredited by American Alliance of Museums

One of Florida’s most beloved museums has gotten to hold onto its bragging rights by receiving re-accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums. Once again the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum was bestowed the highest national honor achievable by an American museum, accreditation. Out of the nation’s 20,000 or so museums, only 778 are currently accredited. […]

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Staying Forever Young with Dr. Arturo K. Guiloff

Staying Forever Young with Dr. Arturo K. Guiloff

Juan Ponce de León may have discovered Florida, but unfortunately he made a wrong turn while looking for the Fountain of Youth. Apparently, he should have hung a left on PGA Boulevard. Had he done so, he would have run smack dab into the Estética Institute of the Palm Beaches and Dr. Arturo K. Guiloff, […]

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Meet Your Neighbor Rich Anderson, 45; Rescue League CEO believes saving animals helps people

August 20, 2014 on 9:45 am | In As Seen In..., Palm Beach Post | No Comments
Meet Your Neighbor Rich Anderson, 45; Rescue League CEO believes saving animals helps people

If anyone knows it’s a dog-eat-dog world, it’s Rich Anderson, CEO of Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. Anderson has had to bare witness to some of the worst atrocities people can conjure up against some of our most defenseless creatures, fortunately he gets to be there for the good stuff too. The 45 year-old West […]

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Imitation is the best form of flattery (sorta)

You call them rotten tomatoes, bombs and stink-a-roos, but at swede fest palm beach 3, the more outrageously bad a movie is, the better. So what’s a swede? A swede comes to us from the movie Be Kind, Rewind, in which a pair of video store owners lose all of their films and decide to […]

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Too hot for singing the blues

August is not a month known for its holidays or spectacular weather, yet the hot, sultry, temperatures lend themselves perfectly for an evening performance of cool jazz.The Colony Hotel’s Royal Room, known as “probably the best place for cabaret on the planet,” according to The Palm Beach Post, will play host to a very special […]

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Marlins’ No. 1 fan a down-to-earth globe-trotter

August 7, 2014 on 10:04 am | In As Seen In..., Palm Beach Post | No Comments

By Michelle Kaplan Special to The Palm Beach Post MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR: Dorothea “Dot” Patterson, 92 It could have been her vagabond lifestyle that kept 92 year-old Dorothea “Dot” Patterson from choosing a baseball team to root for over the years. When she was just 19 years old, Patterson married a military man, John Arthur […]

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Mall’s fair in love & war

August 6, 2014 on 8:53 am | In As Seen In..., Blog, PBG Lifestyle Magazine | No Comments
Mall’s fair in love & war

There’s almost nothing more exciting to a parent’s ears than the sound of school bells ringing in mid-August; it’s like the sound of children’s laughter, only better because there are no kids involved. After a long, hot summer filled with children – mine and others’ – just the thought of them going back to school […]

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Augh, it’s August

August 1, 2014 on 8:56 am | In As Seen In..., Blog, PBG Lifestyle Magazine | No Comments
Augh, it’s August

Poor August. The eighth month of the year doesn’t have much going for it. Unless it’s you’re the birthday or anniversary of you or someone you love, August will just pass you by. Living in Florida, I’ve often wished it away as the proverbial exclamation point to our hellish summers. August is downright depressing (and […]

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Waste not want not

Waste not want not

  There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but a carbon-footprint-free lunch may be little more realistic. For those of you who live to help Mother Nature breathe a little easier, here’s a way to pack your lunch without packing the land-fill. Meet Ecocozies, reusable food containers that keep food fresh, eliminating […]

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The name game

July 25, 2014 on 9:11 am | In As Seen In..., Blog, PBG Lifestyle Magazine | No Comments
The name game

All the world loves a lover, and when those lovers are celebrities on the verge of having babies, we’re all about being in the know. Will it be a boy or a girl? Who will it look like? And of course, the ever=important question, what will the name be? If you’re a fame-lovin’ celeb, you’re […]

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