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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. 

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Author James Patterson says he’s writing book on Aaron Hernandez
 Resident and best-selling author James Patterson is writing a book about Aaron Hernandez, the former NFL and University of Florida standout who authorities say this month committed suicide while serving time in prison for murder. Patterson made the announcement Wednesday while visiting Congress Middle School in Boynton Beach. He did not say...

Posted: 40 minutes ago

Resident and best-selling author James Patterson is writing a book about Aaron Hernandez, the former NFL and University of Florida standout who authorities say this month committed suicide while serving time in prison for murder. Patterson made the announcement Wednesday while visiting Congress Middle School in Boynton Beach. He did not say...
IN BOYNTON: James Patterson says he’s writing book on Aaron Hernandez
 Best-selling author James Patterson is writing a book about Aaron Hernandez, the former NFL and University of Florida standout who authorities say this month committed suicide while serving time in prison for murder. Patterson made the announcement Wednesday while visiting Congress Middle School in Boynton Beach. He did not say what the title...

Posted: 16 hours ago

Best-selling author James Patterson is writing a book about Aaron Hernandez, the former NFL and University of Florida standout who authorities say this month committed suicide while serving time in prison for murder. Patterson made the announcement Wednesday while visiting Congress Middle School in Boynton Beach. He did not say what the title...
Author Patterson encourages reading among students at Boynton school
 There’s no arguing that in the mind of a middle-school student, the name LeBron James generates more interest than James Patterson. But on Wednesday afternoon, while visiting Congress Middle School to deliver free books and encourage students to read, the best-selling author knew how to capture the children’s attention. &ldquo...

Posted: a day ago

There’s no arguing that in the mind of a middle-school student, the name LeBron James generates more interest than James Patterson. But on Wednesday afternoon, while visiting Congress Middle School to deliver free books and encourage students to read, the best-selling author knew how to capture the children’s attention. &ldquo...
With first sales tax check in bank, how will Boynton Beach spend it?
 A year ago, Boynton City Manager Lori LaVerriere said raising Palm Beach County’s sales tax by a penny on the dollar would give the city more than $3 million a year. She described it as a “dream come true.” LaVerriere’s description is understandable. As city manager, she’s responsible for making things happen...

Posted: a day ago

A year ago, Boynton City Manager Lori LaVerriere said raising Palm Beach County’s sales tax by a penny on the dollar would give the city more than $3 million a year. She described it as a “dream come true.” LaVerriere’s description is understandable. As city manager, she’s responsible for making things happen...
Children meet their favorite fictitious, real superheroes in Boynton
 This past weekend princesses and superheroes invaded Boynton Beach. The Schoolhouse Children’s Museum and Learning Center held its annual Princess & Super Heroes Day on Saturday. The children were invited to dress up as their favorite character and were met by Spider-Man, Batman and princess Rapunzel, and they played in Disney princess...

Posted: 2 days ago

This past weekend princesses and superheroes invaded Boynton Beach. The Schoolhouse Children’s Museum and Learning Center held its annual Princess & Super Heroes Day on Saturday. The children were invited to dress up as their favorite character and were met by Spider-Man, Batman and princess Rapunzel, and they played in Disney princess...
What’s white, $22,000, runs on batteries and will be all over Boynton?
 Boynton Beach city employees this week will place an order for new and replacement cars and trucks, such as the usual Ford Escape for the engineering department, an F-150 for the sanitation department and for the first time in Boynton history, an electric car — a Nissan Leaf — for the building department. The Leaf is is a fully...

Posted: 3 days ago

Boynton Beach city employees this week will place an order for new and replacement cars and trucks, such as the usual Ford Escape for the engineering department, an F-150 for the sanitation department and for the first time in Boynton history, an electric car — a Nissan Leaf — for the building department. The Leaf is is a fully...
VIDEO: School band learns it will play in Macy’s Thanksgiving parade
 Just hours before school was out for the weekend, teachers called Park Vista High band members into the auditorium for a special announcement. As students walked in, they took their seats with an inquisitive look as a group of reporters, armed with cameras and notepads, smiled back at them. Only a few staff members knew what was about...

Posted: 6 days ago

Just hours before school was out for the weekend, teachers called Park Vista High band members into the auditorium for a special announcement. As students walked in, they took their seats with an inquisitive look as a group of reporters, armed with cameras and notepads, smiled back at them. Only a few staff members knew what was about...
Closures coming with $1 million painting project at Ocean Ave. bridge
 Starting Monday, the Ocean Avenue bridge that stretches over the Intracoastal Waterway between Ocean Ridge and Boynton Beach will undergo a $1 million repainting project. That means lane closures are coming. The project is expected to be completed in about four months. The bridge will be painted a similar shade of tan and the teal color will...

Posted: 6 days ago

Starting Monday, the Ocean Avenue bridge that stretches over the Intracoastal Waterway between Ocean Ridge and Boynton Beach will undergo a $1 million repainting project. That means lane closures are coming. The project is expected to be completed in about four months. The bridge will be painted a similar shade of tan and the teal color will...
$18 million Canyon library supported by returning Boynton West leader
 After a one-year hiatus, Myrna Rosoff is back in the president’s position at what is the suburban Boynton Beach area’s most influential group: the Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations. About 110 communities are part of the group, whose members are influential in incoming development and what it should look like....

Posted: 7 days ago

After a one-year hiatus, Myrna Rosoff is back in the president’s position at what is the suburban Boynton Beach area’s most influential group: the Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations. About 110 communities are part of the group, whose members are influential in incoming development and what it should look like....
Family dreams captured in move of Heart of Boynton’s barbecue hot-spot
 Troy Davis started cooking ribs as a boy on his mother’s lawn in the Heart of Boynton neighborhood. He’ll be 66 next month. Between now and then he opened 
               Troy’s Bar-Be-Que
            , and over the past 20 years it has grown into a Boynton go-to for what customers describe as plain, old, lip-smacking-good...

Posted: 7 days ago

Troy Davis started cooking ribs as a boy on his mother’s lawn in the Heart of Boynton neighborhood. He’ll be 66 next month. Between now and then he opened Troy’s Bar-Be-Que , and over the past 20 years it has grown into a Boynton go-to for what customers describe as plain, old, lip-smacking-good...
A real downtown in Boynton Beach? Master plan is one step closer
 Boynton Beach is one step closer to having a walkable, busy, profitable, attractive, bustling, livable and everything else residents and officials have long yearned for — downtown. Officials chose a group to partner with to redevelop the 16-something acres of land east of Interstate 95 off of Boynton Beach Boulevard called Town Square...

Posted: 8 days ago

Boynton Beach is one step closer to having a walkable, busy, profitable, attractive, bustling, livable and everything else residents and officials have long yearned for — downtown. Officials chose a group to partner with to redevelop the 16-something acres of land east of Interstate 95 off of Boynton Beach Boulevard called Town Square...