Alexandra Seltzer

Alexandra Seltzer covers Boynton Beach for The Palm Beach Post. She started at the Post as an intern in 2010 and then covered Breaking News for three years. Originally from Long Island, N.Y., Seltzer got her master’s degree in magazine, newspaper and online journalism from S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. 

Latest from Alexandra Seltzer

Boynton to investigate why boy, 5, was left on city recreation bus
 A 5-year-old boy was left on a city recreation bus parked in its overnight spot Friday after the bus driver’s assistant didn’t have an accurate list of children’s names on board and both he and the driver overlooked the kindergartner. The boy, Kevin Wilson III, fell asleep under a seat, so he was missed by the driver and...

Posted: 3 hours ago

A 5-year-old boy was left on a city recreation bus parked in its overnight spot Friday after the bus driver’s assistant didn’t have an accurate list of children’s names on board and both he and the driver overlooked the kindergartner. The boy, Kevin Wilson III, fell asleep under a seat, so he was missed by the driver and...
No more sweaty drinking; Boynton Beach brewery to get AC in tap room
 For the past five years 
               Due South brewery
             has been serving “world class beer,” says owner Mike Halker. Now, it’s time to have a “world class place” where customers can drink it, he said. The brewery at 2900 High Ridge Rd. will have an air-conditioned, 5,000-square-foot tap room by...

Posted: 8 hours ago

For the past five years Due South brewery has been serving “world class beer,” says owner Mike Halker. Now, it’s time to have a “world class place” where customers can drink it, he said. The brewery at 2900 High Ridge Rd. will have an air-conditioned, 5,000-square-foot tap room by...
She was shot at, yet this Boynton cop opts to work in the neighborhood
 This past March, a man shot at Boynton Beach police officer Jivanet Rivera. Lucky for her, she said it missed. Police later found a bullet in her car. The man, according to Rivera, told her that he wished he would have killed her. “Something has to be done in reference to that,” Rivera said. The crime happened in the Cherry...

Posted: 9 hours ago

This past March, a man shot at Boynton Beach police officer Jivanet Rivera. Lucky for her, she said it missed. Police later found a bullet in her car. The man, according to Rivera, told her that he wished he would have killed her. “Something has to be done in reference to that,” Rivera said. The crime happened in the Cherry...
Report: Boy, 5, left on bus during Boynton's after-school program
 A 5-year-old boy on Friday was left by himself on a bus parked outside Boynton Beach’s Art Center for about one hour in the afternoon before a Community Redevelopment Agency employee spotted him from outside walking down the aisle, according to a police report obtained by The Palm Beach Post. The boy, Kevin Wilson III, was not...

Posted: 9 hours ago

A 5-year-old boy on Friday was left by himself on a bus parked outside Boynton Beach’s Art Center for about one hour in the afternoon before a Community Redevelopment Agency employee spotted him from outside walking down the aisle, according to a police report obtained by The Palm Beach Post. The boy, Kevin Wilson III, was not...
Boynton Beach looking for someone to lead holiday parade
 Boynton Beach is looking for someone to be the Grand Marshal of this year’s annual Holiday Parade on Dec. 2. The deadline to apply or nominate someone is Friday. The parade is 4 p.m. Nominees should have made a lasting impact or significant contribution to Boynton Beach by way of leadership, mentoring or volunteerism...

Posted: 12 hours ago

Boynton Beach is looking for someone to be the Grand Marshal of this year’s annual Holiday Parade on Dec. 2. The deadline to apply or nominate someone is Friday. The parade is 4 p.m. Nominees should have made a lasting impact or significant contribution to Boynton Beach by way of leadership, mentoring or volunteerism...
Boynton firefighters to host golf event, raise money for juvenile diabetes
 The deadline to register for the 19th Boynton Beach Firefighter Benevolent Association Charity Golf Tournament on Oct. 28 is Thursday. The tournament is at Cypress Creek Golf Club. All proceeds will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The tournament will be a four-person, best-ball scramble, featuring a 50/50...

Posted: 12 hours ago

The deadline to register for the 19th Boynton Beach Firefighter Benevolent Association Charity Golf Tournament on Oct. 28 is Thursday. The tournament is at Cypress Creek Golf Club. All proceeds will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The tournament will be a four-person, best-ball scramble, featuring a 50/50...
Lantana event to offer haunted trails, hay rides and music 
 Lantana is offering the public a spooky experience ahead of Halloween. The town is hosting the Haunted Nature Preserve on Friday from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The preserve is at 400 E. Ocean Ave. The free event includes haunted trail tours, a DJ dance party, a costume contest, hayrides, kid carnival games and prizes.  For information, visit ...

Posted: 13 hours ago

Lantana is offering the public a spooky experience ahead of Halloween. The town is hosting the Haunted Nature Preserve on Friday from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The preserve is at 400 E. Ocean Ave. The free event includes haunted trail tours, a DJ dance party, a costume contest, hayrides, kid carnival games and prizes.  For information, visit ...
Boynton Beach to join Lake Worth in welcoming medical pot dispensaries
 Boynton Beach city officials on Tuesday took the first step to make it official: They are joining Lake Worth in welcoming medical marijuana dispensaries. The commission in August said they’d allow the dispensaries but had to vote two times to pass an ordinance regulating them. Tuesday was the first vote. Commissioners...

Posted: a day ago

Boynton Beach city officials on Tuesday took the first step to make it official: They are joining Lake Worth in welcoming medical marijuana dispensaries. The commission in August said they’d allow the dispensaries but had to vote two times to pass an ordinance regulating them. Tuesday was the first vote. Commissioners...
Boynton Beach breakfast, lunch restaurant closes
 A breakfast and lunch restaurant in Quantum Village on Gateway Boulevard has closed and the plaza’s landlord is searching for a new tenant. The Egg & I closed about a month ago, said Ed Gray, a broker associate with One Investment Group.  Gray said the group is remarketing the space and reaching out to restaurants...

Posted: a day ago

A breakfast and lunch restaurant in Quantum Village on Gateway Boulevard has closed and the plaza’s landlord is searching for a new tenant. The Egg & I closed about a month ago, said Ed Gray, a broker associate with One Investment Group.  Gray said the group is remarketing the space and reaching out to restaurants...
Ex-Delray vice mayor fined; tried to get $35 parking ticket tossed
 Former Delray Beach vice mayor Al Jacquet was fined $300 and issued a letter of reprimand by the Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics last week for trying to get a $35 parking ticket tossed while in office last year. In a settlement, the commission found Jacquet guilty of misuse of public office or employment and corrupt...

Posted: 2 days ago

Former Delray Beach vice mayor Al Jacquet was fined $300 and issued a letter of reprimand by the Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics last week for trying to get a $35 parking ticket tossed while in office last year. In a settlement, the commission found Jacquet guilty of misuse of public office or employment and corrupt...
UPDATE: Police witholding names in PBSO deputy’s suicide, shooting
 UPDATE, 8:30 p.m.: Nearly 12 hours after a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputy shot a woman before killing himself, Boynton Beach police are declining to name those involved. A statement released by a Boynton Beach police spokeswoman reads: “During the course of our investigation into today’s shooting, information presented...

Posted: 6 days ago

UPDATE, 8:30 p.m.: Nearly 12 hours after a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputy shot a woman before killing himself, Boynton Beach police are declining to name those involved. A statement released by a Boynton Beach police spokeswoman reads: “During the course of our investigation into today’s shooting, information presented...