Joe Capozzi

Prior to moving to Local news to cover growth management and transportation in 2013, Joe covered the Marlins beginning in 1999. After graduating from Ohio University, he worked for The Stuart News before joining the The Palm Beach Post in 1989 as a metro reporter until 1997 when he moved to sports.

Latest from Joe Capozzi

Where baseball goes beyond and inspires: Tryouts for team of amputees
 The catcher, Ryan McIntosh, squats behind home plate on one leg; he lost the other one when he stepped on a land mine in Afghanistan. Leonard Anderson, an outfielder who lost his left hand and part of his right in an explosion in Afghanistan, uses a special glove — a lacrosse net fashioned to a prosthesis on his left elbow. Another...

Posted: 13 days ago

The catcher, Ryan McIntosh, squats behind home plate on one leg; he lost the other one when he stepped on a land mine in Afghanistan. Leonard Anderson, an outfielder who lost his left hand and part of his right in an explosion in Afghanistan, uses a special glove — a lacrosse net fashioned to a prosthesis on his left elbow. Another...
Dinosaur-wearing pranksters crash NBC location shoot in downtown West Palm Beach
 “Live from the Meyer Amphitheatre” turned into “Live from Jurassic Park” when some friends with a sense of humor and a few spare dinosaur costumes pulled off a photo bomb for the ages on national television. With President Donald Trump in town, NBC White House correspondent Hallie Jackson has been doing...

Posted: 20 days ago

“Live from the Meyer Amphitheatre” turned into “Live from Jurassic Park” when some friends with a sense of humor and a few spare dinosaur costumes pulled off a photo bomb for the ages on national television. With President Donald Trump in town, NBC White House correspondent Hallie Jackson has been doing...
CSX railroad chief Hunter Harrison dies
 Hunter Harrison, the president and CEO of railroad giant CSX, died Saturday in Florida. He was 73. CSX confirmed Harrison’s death in a statement, saying it was caused by “unexpectedly severe complications” from a recent illness. His death comes only a couple of days after the company announced he was taking an unplanned...

9:55 AM Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017

Hunter Harrison, the president and CEO of railroad giant CSX, died Saturday in Florida. He was 73. CSX confirmed Harrison’s death in a statement, saying it was caused by “unexpectedly severe complications” from a recent illness. His death comes only a couple of days after the company announced he was taking an unplanned...
Hunter Harrison, CSX railroad chief, dies in Wellington
 Hunter Harrison, the president and CEO of railroad giant CSX, died Saturday in Wellington. He was 73. CSX confirmed Harrison’s death in a statement, saying it was caused by “unexpectedly severe complications” from a recent illness. His death comes only a couple days after the company announced he was taking an unplanned...

2:50 AM Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017

Hunter Harrison, the president and CEO of railroad giant CSX, died Saturday in Wellington. He was 73. CSX confirmed Harrison’s death in a statement, saying it was caused by “unexpectedly severe complications” from a recent illness. His death comes only a couple days after the company announced he was taking an unplanned...
NEW: Tempers flare at Flagler Shore meeting in West Palm
 Tempers flared Saturday at a public meeting about the city’s controversial Flagler Shore project, as angry opponents lambasted city officials for closing off two lanes of Flagler Drive since October for pedestrians and bikes. Most people behaved politely during the two-hour event, which was held on one block of Flagler Shore...

12:53 AM Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017

Tempers flared Saturday at a public meeting about the city’s controversial Flagler Shore project, as angry opponents lambasted city officials for closing off two lanes of Flagler Drive since October for pedestrians and bikes. Most people behaved politely during the two-hour event, which was held on one block of Flagler Shore...
‘I am not a liar,’ local Trump accuser tells national talk show
 A Palm Springs woman who last year accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct in 2003 shared her story again today on a national television show and called for an ethics investigation into similar allegations against Trump by 15 other women. “He can’t get away with this,” Melinda McGillivray said on NBC&rsquo...

8:47 PM Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

A Palm Springs woman who last year accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct in 2003 shared her story again today on a national television show and called for an ethics investigation into similar allegations against Trump by 15 other women. “He can’t get away with this,” Melinda McGillivray said on NBC&rsquo...
John Lennon to be celebrated Friday at Lake Worth music festival
 The music and spirit of John Lennon will be celebrated at a festival in suburban Lake Worth on Friday, the 37th anniversary of the musician’s death. Imaginefest, at the Sons & Daughters Farm and Winery, is being hosted by Ocean Ridge music promoter Daniel Hartwell, co-author of a self-published book called “Saint...

3:31 PM Wednesday, Dec. 06, 2017

The music and spirit of John Lennon will be celebrated at a festival in suburban Lake Worth on Friday, the 37th anniversary of the musician’s death. Imaginefest, at the Sons & Daughters Farm and Winery, is being hosted by Ocean Ridge music promoter Daniel Hartwell, co-author of a self-published book called “Saint...
New city park taking shape at Ballpark of the Palm Beaches
 A new city park at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches is expected to open during spring training — about a year late. The 12-acre park will be called Lincoln Park, a tribute to a now-defunct Negro Leagues field in the north end of the city that in the 1940 and ’50s hosted Jackie Robinson, Josh Gibson and other stars. The...

3:57 PM Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017

A new city park at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches is expected to open during spring training — about a year late. The 12-acre park will be called Lincoln Park, a tribute to a now-defunct Negro Leagues field in the north end of the city that in the 1940 and ’50s hosted Jackie Robinson, Josh Gibson and other stars. The...
As teams and contractor clash, work still not done at new ballpark
 When players and staff for the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals first arrived at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in February, they were asked to be patient: Their new $152 million shared spring training complex in West Palm Beach wasn’t quite finished. What they may not have known was that a lot of the work hadn&rsquo...

3:25 PM Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017

When players and staff for the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals first arrived at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in February, they were asked to be patient: Their new $152 million shared spring training complex in West Palm Beach wasn’t quite finished. What they may not have known was that a lot of the work hadn&rsquo...