Bill DiPaolo

Bill DiPaolo is a native of Boston. Since 1980, he has covered police, politics, trends and just about everything else for Florida newspapers in Hollywood, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Pensacola and West Palm Beach. A graduate of the University of Florida, he has a master's degree in urban planning from Ball State University. He lives in West Palm Beach with his wife, Carolyn, editor of the business section of The Palm Beach Post, and daughter Bonnie.

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Eclipse won’t stop Little League World Series
 The Little League World 
            
               
            Series games will go on despite eclipse. Safety glasses are being handed out to crowd in Williamsport, PA. 

Posted: an hour ago

The Little League World Series games will go on despite eclipse. Safety glasses are being handed out to crowd in Williamsport, PA. 
Turtle lovers and shoppers meet at The Gardens Mall
  Hundreds of sea turtle lovers and shoppers gathered Saturday at The Gardens Mall to learn about and contribute to the 
            Loggerhead Marinelife Center to help sea turtles. The free event was from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Grand Court of the mall. Some merchants donated a portion of their sales on Saturday to LMC.  Marian is a sea...

Posted: 14 hours ago

Hundreds of sea turtle lovers and shoppers gathered Saturday at The Gardens Mall to learn about and contribute to the Loggerhead Marinelife Center to help sea turtles. The free event was from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Grand Court of the mall. Some merchants donated a portion of their sales on Saturday to LMC. Marian is a sea...
The best spots to watch the solar eclipse in Palm Beach County
 Across Palm Beach County, museums, libraries and outdoor venues will be the main viewing spots for solar eclipse fans Monday. In Jupiter, how to build a pin-hole projector to watch the eclipse, obtain protective sunglasses and watch from the waterfront — free and open to the public — are planned for the mega celestial...

Posted: a day ago

Across Palm Beach County, museums, libraries and outdoor venues will be the main viewing spots for solar eclipse fans Monday. In Jupiter, how to build a pin-hole projector to watch the eclipse, obtain protective sunglasses and watch from the waterfront — free and open to the public — are planned for the mega celestial...
Making a pin-hole projector for eclipse – Learn how in Lake Park
  Want to learn how to safely watch the eclipse through safety glasses? Or how to build a pin-hole projector? That’s the subject of a Saturday, Aug. 19  gathering at 1 p.m. at the 
            Lake Park Library, 529 Park Avenue, said Lake Park Librarian Judie Cooper. READ: 1918 solar eclipse — what was Palm Beach County like...

Posted: 2 days ago

Want to learn how to safely watch the eclipse through safety glasses? Or how to build a pin-hole projector? That’s the subject of a Saturday, Aug. 19  gathering at 1 p.m. at the Lake Park Library, 529 Park Avenue, said Lake Park Librarian Judie Cooper. READ: 1918 solar eclipse — what was Palm Beach County like...
BREAKING: Diver reportedly bitten by shark in Jupiter
 A young man was bitten by a shark this afternoon and brought ashore about 4 p.m. on the Jupiter Inlet, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. “Beach towels were wrapped around his left hand. You could see the blood through the towels. He was able to walk off the dive boat onto the stretcher. They took him away in the ambulance...

Posted: 2 days ago

A young man was bitten by a shark this afternoon and brought ashore about 4 p.m. on the Jupiter Inlet, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. “Beach towels were wrapped around his left hand. You could see the blood through the towels. He was able to walk off the dive boat onto the stretcher. They took him away in the ambulance...
Lawsuit against Jupiter police chief settled
  Jupiter Police Chief Frank Kitzerow A lawsuit filed against Jupiter Police Chief Frank Kitzerow, who owed about $1,600 in homeowner association fees, has been
            settled, according to Palm Beach County Court records. Read the full story in The Palm Beach Post

Posted: 2 days ago

Jupiter Police Chief Frank Kitzerow A lawsuit filed against Jupiter Police Chief Frank Kitzerow, who owed about $1,600 in homeowner association fees, has been settled, according to Palm Beach County Court records. Read the full story in The Palm Beach Post
Jupiter top cop settles lawsuit over $1,600 in unpaid HOA fees
 A lawsuit filed against Jupiter Police Chief Frank Kitzerow, who owed about $1,600 in homeowner association fees, has been settled, according to Palm Beach County Court records. The homeowner’s association lawsuit against Kitzerow also asked for attorney, accrued interest and other fees. That brings the total Kitzerow was told to pay...

Posted: 2 days ago

A lawsuit filed against Jupiter Police Chief Frank Kitzerow, who owed about $1,600 in homeowner association fees, has been settled, according to Palm Beach County Court records. The homeowner’s association lawsuit against Kitzerow also asked for attorney, accrued interest and other fees. That brings the total Kitzerow was told to pay...
Michele Jacobs is no longer director of marketing at The Gardens Mall
  Michele Jacobs (File Photo) Michele Jacobs is no longer listed as the corporate director of marketing at
             The Gardens Mall on the mall’s website. Read a profile of Jacobs published in 2014 in The Palm Beach Post. Jacobs in 2007 joined The Forbes Company, which owns the mall on PGA Boulevard. Jacobs’ job was to...

Posted: 2 days ago

Michele Jacobs (File Photo) Michele Jacobs is no longer listed as the corporate director of marketing at The Gardens Mall on the mall’s website. Read a profile of Jacobs published in 2014 in The Palm Beach Post. Jacobs in 2007 joined The Forbes Company, which owns the mall on PGA Boulevard. Jacobs’ job was to...
Civil War icons: Honored relics or trouble makers?
  Shaun Mosier of Loxahatchee says will keep displaying his two Confederate flags — along with his American flag — on his pickup
            truck. “I’m not doing it to taunt anyone,” he emphasized. “The Confederate flag is a part of of our history. We should honor it,”
            said Mosier, 31...

Posted: 4 days ago

Shaun Mosier of Loxahatchee says will keep displaying his two Confederate flags — along with his American flag — on his pickup truck. “I’m not doing it to taunt anyone,” he emphasized. “The Confederate flag is a part of of our history. We should honor it,” said Mosier, 31...