Sarah Elsesser

Sarah Elsesser is a Social Content Producer. Prior to joining the Palm Beach Post, she studied Broadcast Media at Stony Brook University. She interned at ESPN and worked at American Sports Network.  

Latest from Sarah Elsesser

LATEST: 12-year-old boy shot in Boynton Beach
 Boynton Beach Police are investigating after a 12-year-old boy was injured in a shooting at the 1000 block of Northwest Fourth Street. Witnesses told authorities that a gold or tan SUV pulled to the front of the Cherry Hill Mini Market around 2:45 p.m. Three men exited the car and allegedly started shooting at unknown men standing in...

Posted: 2 days ago

Boynton Beach Police are investigating after a 12-year-old boy was injured in a shooting at the 1000 block of Northwest Fourth Street. Witnesses told authorities that a gold or tan SUV pulled to the front of the Cherry Hill Mini Market around 2:45 p.m. Three men exited the car and allegedly started shooting at unknown men standing in...
Checkpoints, barriers removed near Mar-a-Lago after Trump cancels trip
 All checkpoint and barricades were removed in the area of Mar-a-Lago after President Donald Trump cancelled his trip to Palm Beach. Trump will be staying in Washington D.C. due to the federal government shutdown, but the fundraiser in his honor at Mar-a-Lago will still go on Saturday night. According to the Town of Palm Beach, traffic...

Posted: 2 days ago

All checkpoint and barricades were removed in the area of Mar-a-Lago after President Donald Trump cancelled his trip to Palm Beach. Trump will be staying in Washington D.C. due to the federal government shutdown, but the fundraiser in his honor at Mar-a-Lago will still go on Saturday night. According to the Town of Palm Beach, traffic...
NEW: 5-foot tapeworm ‘wiggled out’ of man after eating sushi 
 A doctor claimed that one of his patients had five-foot tapeworm “wiggle out” of the man’s body after eating sushi.  Dr. Kenny Banh said that the California man came into the hospital with a grocery bag that contained a toilet paper roll with a “giant, long tapeworm” wrapped around it, according to ...

Posted: 3 days ago

A doctor claimed that one of his patients had five-foot tapeworm “wiggle out” of the man’s body after eating sushi.  Dr. Kenny Banh said that the California man came into the hospital with a grocery bag that contained a toilet paper roll with a “giant, long tapeworm” wrapped around it, according to ...
Contractor working to solve recurring issue with new Flagler Bridge
 After only a few months of being open, the Flagler Memorial Bridge is already experiencing mechanical issues. The bridge was a multi-million-dollar project that took five years to complete and was built with the intention of lasting 75-years. But over the past month and a half, it’s had issues where a breaker on the southeast leaf of...

Posted: 6 days ago

After only a few months of being open, the Flagler Memorial Bridge is already experiencing mechanical issues. The bridge was a multi-million-dollar project that took five years to complete and was built with the intention of lasting 75-years. But over the past month and a half, it’s had issues where a breaker on the southeast leaf of...
UPDATE: Boynton Beach Police identify woman fatally struck by Brightline train 
 UPDATE 9:10 a.m.: Boynton Beach Police said Melissa Lavell, 32, was fatally struck by the Brightline train Friday night.  Witnesses told police that Lavell appeared to be crossing the tracks after the guard rails were in the down position in an attempt to make it across before the train came.  The train was traveling north on the...

Posted: 9 days ago

UPDATE 9:10 a.m.: Boynton Beach Police said Melissa Lavell, 32, was fatally struck by the Brightline train Friday night.  Witnesses told police that Lavell appeared to be crossing the tracks after the guard rails were in the down position in an attempt to make it across before the train came.  The train was traveling north on the...
Synagogue, church members plan ‘thank you’ mission to Guatemala
 What started as a mission of gratitude to Guatemala for two local Jewish congregations is turning out be something bigger. Now, it’s a trip that also sends a message of unity. Rabbi Moshe Scheiner along with members from the Palm Beach Synagogue originally planned to go on this trip with Rabbi Leonid Feldman from Temple Beth El in West...

Posted: 10 days ago

What started as a mission of gratitude to Guatemala for two local Jewish congregations is turning out be something bigger. Now, it’s a trip that also sends a message of unity. Rabbi Moshe Scheiner along with members from the Palm Beach Synagogue originally planned to go on this trip with Rabbi Leonid Feldman from Temple Beth El in West...
Trump in Palm Beach: President, Melania and Barron arrive at Mar-a-Lago
 UPDATE 7:10 p.m.: Trump family arrives at Mar-a-Lago.  UPDATE 7:06 p.m.: Trump, Melania and Barron were seen descending the stairs at PBIA before heading to Mar-a-Lago.   UPDATE 6:45 p.m.: President Trump lands at Palm Beach International Airport.  UPDATE 6:40 p.m.: Throughout Palm Beach County, dozens...

Posted: 10 days ago

UPDATE 7:10 p.m.: Trump family arrives at Mar-a-Lago.  UPDATE 7:06 p.m.: Trump, Melania and Barron were seen descending the stairs at PBIA before heading to Mar-a-Lago.   UPDATE 6:45 p.m.: President Trump lands at Palm Beach International Airport.  UPDATE 6:40 p.m.: Throughout Palm Beach County, dozens...
Garden Club to have flowers popping up around Palm Beach today
 Look out today for a pop-up display of fresh flowers somewhere in town. It’s a celebration — in a secret-for-now location — of the Garden Club of Palm Beach’s big anniversary this year. “It’s our 90th birthday and our flowers are a gift to the town,” club member Sue Strickland said. “We want...

Posted: 11 days ago

Look out today for a pop-up display of fresh flowers somewhere in town. It’s a celebration — in a secret-for-now location — of the Garden Club of Palm Beach’s big anniversary this year. “It’s our 90th birthday and our flowers are a gift to the town,” club member Sue Strickland said. “We want...
‘Fire and Fury’ a hot ticket at area bookstores
 The new tell-all book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, hasn’t hit shelves in Palm Beach yet and some stores are already sold out. The Palm Beach Book Store, on Royal Poinciana Way, is expecting its shipment Tuesday, but all copies are reserved for patrons, according to store owner Candice Cohen. Cohen said she has...

Posted: 14 days ago

The new tell-all book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, hasn’t hit shelves in Palm Beach yet and some stores are already sold out. The Palm Beach Book Store, on Royal Poinciana Way, is expecting its shipment Tuesday, but all copies are reserved for patrons, according to store owner Candice Cohen. Cohen said she has...
NEW: Martha Stewart gets pampered in Palm Beach after  flight is canceled 
 After the north was battered by the “bomb cyclone,” which cancelled thousands of flights, getting “stranded” in Palm Beach doesn’t sound so bad, and this celebrity might agree.  Martha Stewart, who has visited Palm Beach in the past, tweeted on Jan. 4 that “due to cancellations in travel...

Posted: 17 days ago

After the north was battered by the “bomb cyclone,” which cancelled thousands of flights, getting “stranded” in Palm Beach doesn’t sound so bad, and this celebrity might agree.  Martha Stewart, who has visited Palm Beach in the past, tweeted on Jan. 4 that “due to cancellations in travel...