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How to have a wonderful fiftieth anniversary on the Isle of Palms

Provided by Diane Oltorik Tom and Diane Oltorik recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on what they and others on Isle of Palms often refer to as “paradise”. With elaborate plans and a joyful conclusion, the Oltoriks offer the following suggestions for others planning a similar affair: 1. Gather your immediate family from hither and …

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IOPNA Cooks!

Provided by the Isle of Palms Neighborhood Association The Isle of Palms Neighborhood Association (IOPNA) is delighted to announce another outreach service to the Isle of Palms community. “IOPNA COOKS” is an innovative meal program that brings food and/or meals to IOP residents and families in need of meal support for a short period of …

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Isle of Palms Council – July 27, 2010

By Blake Bunch Mayor Cronin motioned to approve the minutes for the regular meeting and public hearing of June 22. The motion carried. Citizen’s Comments Sue Redman, representative for the film “The Wise Kids,” requested permission from the Council to film a portion of their movie at 3014 Palm Blvd. “It is a very low-budget …

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Impending War: A lecture series at Fort Moultrie

Provided by the National Park Service As the National Park Service prepares for the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, the staff and volunteers of Fort Sumter National Monument will present monthly talks at the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center on Sullivan’s Island. Beginning in April 2010, these presentations will take a deeper look at themes and …

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There’s nothing better than a flexible chiropractor

BY MEREDITH POWELL As someone who dealt with intense back pain for over a decade, Dr. Bill Cromer finally decided to undergo a risky back surgery in October of 2006. While he continues to have his back adjusted by his friend Dr. Alan Comen, a chiropractor with whom he also shares an office, Dr. Cromer …

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Marino in motion

A section of Sullivan’s Island beach between Stations 21 and 22 was blocked off this past Monday, August 2, for a commercial shoot featuring famous football legend, Dan Marino. The commercial, which is for the weight-loss meal plan Nutrisystem, is scheduled to air around Labor Day for the official kick off of football season. Dan …

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Salad Days

By Dee Dee Arthur Panzanella is a classic Italian salad that I fell for many years ago. The “croutons” are made with sautéed bread and mixed with vine-ripe tomatoes, chopped vegetables and basil. A small portion would be a nice starter for an Italian meal, provided you are not serving pasta. I would pair this …

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Safe swimming means avoiding sandbars

By Blake Bunch Summer is beginning to wind down, and as we dive deeper into hurricane season, wind patterns and tides are becoming increasingly unpredictable in the areas around Breach Inlet and Stations 27-30 on Sullivan’s Island. Already there have been several near-drowning instances this summer, and both the Sullivan’s island Fire and Police Departments …

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The “reel” Sullivan’s Island

The Sullivan’s Island Saltwater Classic, held by Blue Water Promotions on the weekend of July 9 – 10, raised $3000 for the Sullivan’s Island Volunteer Fire Department. The crew of Hammer Down, captained by Monty Bates, came in first place with a 38.95 pound Kingfish, and Andy Nettles on Solid Surface won second place, and …

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Eyes to see

By Kristin Hackler The Children’s Garden School on Sullivan’s Island got a furry surprise on Monday, July 19, as Nancy and Max Moore of Dixie Land Guide Dogs arrived to show the three- and four- year old class how a blind person is able to “see” with a properly-trained Seeing Eye dog. As Nancy’s 22-month-old …

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