Update: Body found in Intercoastal waterway identified as missing Greenacres man
Lake Worth, FL– The body of a man who was found floating in the intercoastal waterway in Lake Worth has been identified. Authorities have identified the victim as 32-year-old Jon Lejiste of Greenacres. Officials say Lejiste was reported missing to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office by his family...
Rescuers Carefully Extract French Bulldog from Kitchen Sink After Pet Gets Paw Stuck in Drain
To free the Frenchie from the sink, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue removed the drain and the dog from the sink and then had specialists come to detach the drain from the dog's paw
PBC animal shelter is over capacity, over 300 animals' adoption fees are 50 percent off
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — The Palm Beach County animal shelter is overcapacity, and more than 300 animals are in need of a 'fur'ever home. To combat the overcrowding, the shelter is offering 50 percent off adoption fees. The Palm Beach County Department of Public Safety’s Division of...
It's here! Blob of smelly seaweed arrives on Palm Beach
The enormous sargassum bloom that has been pummeling the state's coastline has arrived in Palm Beach. The often smelly, brown- and tan-colored seaweed washed ashore in larger amounts in recent weeks after a slower entry earlier this spring, said Rob Weber, the town's Coastal Protection coordinator. The entire island has been affected by the...
Crestwood Boys Capture The Western Regional And County Track Championships
The Crestwood Middle School boys ended their track and field season winning the Western Regional Championship and most recently secured the top spot at the Palm Beach County Track and Field Championship held at Park Vista High School. The Eagles started their regional dominance by capturing the two top spots...
Florida Keys and Miami area top list as deadliest places in the state for boat crashes
What to know about the rankings.
Raising Cane’s Newest Restaurant Opens In Royal Palm Beach
Raising Cane’s is now serving its craveable chicken finger meals to the Royal Palm Beach community after opening its doors on Tuesday, May 23. The Royal Palm Beach restaurant is the second Raising Cane’s to open in Palm Beach County over the past month. Located at 100 N....
Tropical depression brings soggy weather pattern
A flood advisory has been issued for Martin and St. Lucie Counties until 10:30 PM. A tropical depression has developed in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Winds are expected to be a maximum of 35 mph, and the depression could become a tropical storm by tonight or tomorrow. However, it should weaken by Friday night and continue to decrease by Saturday.
Preparing Your Health for Hurricane Season: Tips from Palm Beach County Department of Health
The Atlantic Hurricane Season has officially begun, and Florida residents are being encouraged to prepare for potential storms. The Department of Health in Palm Beach County has advised residents to take various steps to protect their health during the hurricane season.
Boca Raton Only StormReady Certified City in Palm Beach County
In preparation for the 2023 hurricane season, the City of Boca Raton earned a StormReady Certification from the National Weather Service – the only City in Palm Beach County to do so. As a StormReady municipality, the City is better prepared to save lives and prevent damage from severe weather through advanced planning, education, and awareness. The certification is part of the City’s ongoing Be Prepared Boca planning and preparations program, which includes the 2023 Hurricane Guide for residents and businesses.
The Tallahassee Tally: How Palm Beach County area lawmakers voted on key bills. Today: Guns
Editorials from The Palm Beach Post Editorial Board are the opinions of the Board, not of the Post newsroom. Every year Florida lawmakers leave their communities for Tallahassee to address issuesaffecting everything from what schoolchildren learn and how people receive healthcare to what's needed to legally obtain a gun. The tallies shown here are final floor votes on bills that went to the Governor's desk for signature. To help our readers see where their state representatives and senators stood on these and other measures, The Palm Beach Post Editorial Board presents this recap of key votes taken during the 2023 session.
Where does Palm Beach County rank among Florida's richest counties?
WEST PALM BEACH — Palm Beach County ranks among the top 5 wealthiest among Florida's nearly 70 counties, Financial tech company SmartAsset reported from its study. The tech company measured the wealth statistics of each county using data from investment income, property values and per capita income. Palm Beach County outranked both of its neighbors, Martin and Broward counties, which landed in the sixth and seventh spots respectively.
3 to See: Flagler Museum Founder's Day; wildlife photos at Four Arts; 'Topdog/Underdog'
Sponsored Content It’s a summer of sizzling arts in The Palm Beaches! Here to help you with three ideas for the coming week is the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County, the official support agency for arts and culture here in Florida’s Cultural Capital. For more to enjoy and experience, explore the Council’s online events calendar at palmbeachculture.com/events. ...
Discover The Palm Beaches Announces 2023 Providencia Award Winners
Palm Beach County’s official tourism agency, Discover The Palm Beaches (DTPB), recently revealed the winners for its annual Providencia and Partners of the Year. The Providencia Award is granted to a local business, organization, or individual who has made an exceptional contribution to The Palm Beaches’ prosperity as a desirable tourist destination and is chosen by popular vote from the public. This year, the three finalists for the Providencia Award were PGA National Resort, The Colony Hotel Palm Beach, and the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association Palm Beach Chapter. Meanwhile, the Partner of the Year Awards is given out every year to a local hotel or resort and a non-accommodation partner, which are voted on by the DTPB team.
Rain chances tapering off after sunset
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The chances for rain will begin to diminish after sunset, but this wet pattern will stick around in the forecast. A very moist atmosphere will make it possible for heavy rain/storms over the next three days. Tropical Depression Two formed in the Gulf of...
The 2023 storm season has arrived: Here's to dodging another bullet
The 2023 storm season has arrived: Here's to dodging another bullet. It's hurricane season. And with it comes that inevitable sense of dread. But this year feels maybe just a little more ominous. After all, Palm Beach County has managed for years now to dodge the proverbial bullet when it comes to hurricanes. Dorian. Maria. Irma. Ian. Nicole. Sure, we may get some wind. Some rain. But the big storm has avoided us for nearly two decades.
Clinics Can Help connects community to free medical equipment, supplies
Clinics Can Help is a non-profit organization in West Palm Beach that recycles medical equipment and supplies and then distributes them to those in need. "Recycling medical equipment. Such a simple concept, but no one was doing it. That is how Clinics Can help was born," Owen O’Neill, Clinics Can Help founder and CEO, said.
Legacy @ 45th Street Planned for 3430 45th St., West Palm Beach, Florida
Spectra Organization is working on Legacy @ 45th Street, an affordable housing development in Palm Beach County. The non-profit’s community will comprise 48 apartments, measuring about 680 square feet to 1,080 square feet each. Units will range from one-bedroom to two-bedroom layout plans, aimed at tenants making up to...
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