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Obituary: Dorian Westerman Hedgepath

Dorian Westerman Hedgepath, 57, of Delray Beach, passed away suddenly on July 17 and went to be with the Lord. Dorian was a Palm Beach County Library employee for 13 years. She had a love for Jesus, her family and all God’s creatures. Dorian was predeceased in death by her parents, Frederick and Anne Westerman; brother-in-law, King McElwaney. Survivors include her sister, M.J. McElwaney of Jupiter, FL; brother, Mark (Diane) of Melbourne, FL; niece, Diana of Charleston, SC; many cousins and friends. Dorian had requested donations in her memory may be made to Furry Friends, 401 Maplewood Drive Suite 10, Jupiter, FL or http://furryfriendsadoption.com; ASPCA, http://www.aspca.org/donate; or your choice of animal charity. To share any memories or to express your condolences you may visit www.taylorandmodeen.com

News

Community gathers together

for 16th annual Liz’s Day

When a young woman named Elizabeth McFarland died of breast cancer, a group of women gathered together for a small meeting and Liz’s Day was born.

On Sept. 27, the 16th annual Liz’s Day took place at the Floral Park Recreation Center. The event featured a used book sale, a Chinese style auction raffle, foods, drinks and music. All of the money raised from the event went to breast cancer research.

A Village of Stewart Manor Board of Trustees meeting turned into a lesson in the values of community engagement on Oct. 6. The regularly scheduled village meeting was attended by a group of Boy Scouts working toward a merit badge who witnessed new laws enacted and speeches from Fire Chief Tom Skinner and members of the Elmont School District Board of Education.  

Members of Troop 134 attended the meeting to gain an Eagle Scout-required merit badge for Citizenship within the Community. They were required to go to a town hall-style meeting and witness a little democracy in action.


Calendar

Firematic Awards Ceremony

Thursday, October 16

St. Elisabeth’s Craft Fair

Saturday, October 18

Floral Park Memorial High School Homecoming

Saturday, October 18



Columns

1959: The Year The Music Stopped Playing
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com

The Eccentric Heiress Of ‘Empty Mansions’
Written by Mike Barry, MFBarry@optonline.net

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Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com