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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.

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Tempers flare at animal clinic in power struggle after founder’s death
 The armed police officer standing guard in the lobby of Paws 2 Help’s animal clinic Monday wasn’t there to control unruly dogs and cats. He was there to keep the peace among the loudest barkers in the room — a group wrestling for control of the popular nonprofit clinic just eight days after the death of its founder...

Posted: 5 days ago

The armed police officer standing guard in the lobby of Paws 2 Help’s animal clinic Monday wasn’t there to control unruly dogs and cats. He was there to keep the peace among the loudest barkers in the room — a group wrestling for control of the popular nonprofit clinic just eight days after the death of its founder...
Millions in unpaid bills face contractors at Astros/Nationals ballpark
 When the Houston Astros clinched their first baseball championship on Nov. 1, it was supposed to be a source of pride for the roster of local companies that helped build The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, the team’s $152 million spring training complex that opened in February. Instead, it was met with indifference and...

Posted: 11 days ago

When the Houston Astros clinched their first baseball championship on Nov. 1, it was supposed to be a source of pride for the roster of local companies that helped build The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, the team’s $152 million spring training complex that opened in February. Instead, it was met with indifference and...
Suspension of Greek life at FSU — too much or too little?
 Greek life never interested Carl Domino when he attended Florida State University in the 1960s. “I wasn’t the fraternity type,” the former Republican state representative said. But even Domino was surprised when FSU President John Thrasher decided this week to indefinitely suspend all 54 fraternities and sororities after...

Posted: 12 days ago

Greek life never interested Carl Domino when he attended Florida State University in the 1960s. “I wasn’t the fraternity type,” the former Republican state representative said. But even Domino was surprised when FSU President John Thrasher decided this week to indefinitely suspend all 54 fraternities and sororities after...
Houston Astros World Series trophy coming soon to Palm Beach County
 The Houston Astros’ World Series trophy is coming to Palm Beach County, possibly as early as next month. The Astros, who clinched their first championship last week, are working with the Palm Beach County Sports Commission on dates to share the trophy with residents in their spring training community. “We want to share this with...

Posted: 13 days ago

The Houston Astros’ World Series trophy is coming to Palm Beach County, possibly as early as next month. The Astros, who clinched their first championship last week, are working with the Palm Beach County Sports Commission on dates to share the trophy with residents in their spring training community. “We want to share this with...
Astros owner: Palm Beach County deserves some credit for championship
 The Houston Astros are gearing up for a spring training marketing campaign around the franchises’ latest milestone – its first ever World Series championship since the team joined the major leagues in 1962. Details are still being worked out but one possibility calls for displaying the team’s World Series trophy for a limited...

Posted: 19 days ago

The Houston Astros are gearing up for a spring training marketing campaign around the franchises’ latest milestone – its first ever World Series championship since the team joined the major leagues in 1962. Details are still being worked out but one possibility calls for displaying the team’s World Series trophy for a limited...
TREASURE MIRED IN DISTRUST
 * Treasure from the San Miguel de Archangel has trickled over centuries from Spanish settlers in the New World to state archivists in Tallahassee, bankers in South America and Switzerland, a Cadillac dealer in West Palm Beach, a sandwich-maker in Juno Beach, a dentist in Jupiter, even a poker player in Brooklyn.  But the bulk of the...

Posted: 25 days ago

* Treasure from the San Miguel de Archangel has trickled over centuries from Spanish settlers in the New World to state archivists in Tallahassee, bankers in South America and Switzerland, a Cadillac dealer in West Palm Beach, a sandwich-maker in Juno Beach, a dentist in Jupiter, even a poker player in Brooklyn.  But the bulk of the...
Local Trump accuser sees ‘no justice’ after Weinstein fall
 Mindy McGillivray gets it: She’s a “normie,’’ a “simple” Palm Springs mother who likes to dine at Howley’s and dote on her teenage daughter. She’s never been in the movies. She’s not a household name like Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow. Still, McGillivray said, the Harvey...

Posted: 27 days ago

Mindy McGillivray gets it: She’s a “normie,’’ a “simple” Palm Springs mother who likes to dine at Howley’s and dote on her teenage daughter. She’s never been in the movies. She’s not a household name like Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow. Still, McGillivray said, the Harvey...
Barge hits Palmetto Park Bridge, all lanes over ICW closed

Posted: 30 days ago

The Palmetto Park Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway was closed in both directions tonight after being struck by a commercial tug pushing a barge, Boca Ration police said. No injuries were reported. But the bridge is closed tonight as inspectors assess the damage.
White Out: Downtown park turns white for outdoor charity dinner party
 The green grass of the Meyer Amphitheater was covered in white Saturday night when more than 500 people converged for the annual Dreyofoos in White charity dinner. All of the guests wore white outfits and hosted their own al fresco dinners, sitting at tables elaborately decorated with different themes — from New York City’s Central...

Posted: 31 days ago

The green grass of the Meyer Amphitheater was covered in white Saturday night when more than 500 people converged for the annual Dreyofoos in White charity dinner. All of the guests wore white outfits and hosted their own al fresco dinners, sitting at tables elaborately decorated with different themes — from New York City’s Central...
NEW: Boca Raton Police seek suspect shooting BB gun from vehicle
 Boca Raton police are seeking information about a recent rash of BB gun shootings on the city’s east side. Police have received three reports since Thursday of incidents where people were struck by BBs as they were eating outdoors, walking or waiting at a bus stop. Police believe a suspect fired a BB gun in all three cases from a vehicle...

6:57 PM Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017

Boca Raton police are seeking information about a recent rash of BB gun shootings on the city’s east side. Police have received three reports since Thursday of incidents where people were struck by BBs as they were eating outdoors, walking or waiting at a bus stop. Police believe a suspect fired a BB gun in all three cases from a vehicle...
A skeptical dad and his daughter go ghost-busting through the South
 Eight ghost tours over 10 days in three of America’s most haunted cities. Surely, the apparitional odds would be in our favor, my teen-aged daughter and I assumed when planning our July road trip to St. Augustine, Savannah and Charleston. On foot, bus and horse-drawn carriage, we roamed by night through graveyards lined with crumbling...

2:53 PM Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

Eight ghost tours over 10 days in three of America’s most haunted cities. Surely, the apparitional odds would be in our favor, my teen-aged daughter and I assumed when planning our July road trip to St. Augustine, Savannah and Charleston. On foot, bus and horse-drawn carriage, we roamed by night through graveyards lined with crumbling...