Sarah Peters

Sarah Peters covers Palm Beach Gardens for The Palm Beach Post.

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Re-imagined Apple Store big hit after reopening at Gardens Mall
 The sleek, rebooted Apple Store at The Gardens Mall reopened to a throng of about 75 people eager to get their tech fix Saturday morning. The 8,300-square-foot Apple Store is now the largest in Palm Beach County. Among its biggest fans: the 10 and younger set. Patrick Welsh, 6, tested out the Apple TV 4K while his dad, Mike, held Patrick&rsquo...

Posted: 12 hours ago

The sleek, rebooted Apple Store at The Gardens Mall reopened to a throng of about 75 people eager to get their tech fix Saturday morning. The 8,300-square-foot Apple Store is now the largest in Palm Beach County. Among its biggest fans: the 10 and younger set. Patrick Welsh, 6, tested out the Apple TV 4K while his dad, Mike, held Patrick&rsquo...
North Palm Beach police dog dies after unexpected medical event
 Village police said goodbye to four-legged officer Cole after the K9 died of complications from emergency surgery last week, the department said on Facebook. Cole, badge #638, underwent surgery for an “unexpected medical event,” police said. He served the department for nine years with Officer James Kaminski. The 9-year-old...

Posted: a day ago

Village police said goodbye to four-legged officer Cole after the K9 died of complications from emergency surgery last week, the department said on Facebook. Cole, badge #638, underwent surgery for an “unexpected medical event,” police said. He served the department for nine years with Officer James Kaminski. The 9-year-old...
Baseball, turtle, superhero-themed holiday trees for a cause? You bet
 A festive, holiday tree-decorating contest is making the season brighter for hundreds of children who are spending it away from their families. RELATED: Villages of Hope gives former foster kids a future Step into the lobby of Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, and you’ll be surrounded by 20 Christmas trees and Hanukkah bushes that...

Posted: 2 days ago

A festive, holiday tree-decorating contest is making the season brighter for hundreds of children who are spending it away from their families. RELATED: Villages of Hope gives former foster kids a future Step into the lobby of Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, and you’ll be surrounded by 20 Christmas trees and Hanukkah bushes that...
EXCLUSIVE: New Alton clubhouse opening in Palm Beach Gardens (PHOTOS)
 Soon, residents of a new community in Palm Beach Gardens “three miles to everywhere” will also be just a short walk or bike ride to the gym. The clubhouse for Alton, a Kolter development off Donald Ross Road, officially opens for residents Monday. The club at the corner of Grandiflora and Alton Roads is primarily a gym, with...

Posted: 2 days ago

Soon, residents of a new community in Palm Beach Gardens “three miles to everywhere” will also be just a short walk or bike ride to the gym. The clubhouse for Alton, a Kolter development off Donald Ross Road, officially opens for residents Monday. The club at the corner of Grandiflora and Alton Roads is primarily a gym, with...
New York Times columnist assails Israel myths during talk in Gardens
 A New York Times columnist speaking at a Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County event endorsed President Donald Trump’s decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Bret Stephens, who previously worked for The Wall Street Journal and served as editor in chief of The Jerusalem Post, spoke to about 400 people Wednesday...

Posted: 3 days ago

A New York Times columnist speaking at a Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County event endorsed President Donald Trump’s decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Bret Stephens, who previously worked for The Wall Street Journal and served as editor in chief of The Jerusalem Post, spoke to about 400 people Wednesday...
Gardens Gators defeat defending champs to win Pop Warner Super Bowl
 Michael Wright lunged into the end zone with only 18 seconds left to give the Palm Beach Gardens Gators the winning score against a team from California in the national Pop Warner Super Bowl championship game. The Pee Wee Orange football team beat defending champions, the Point Loma Pointers, of Point Loma, Calif., to win the national championship...

Posted: 4 days ago

Michael Wright lunged into the end zone with only 18 seconds left to give the Palm Beach Gardens Gators the winning score against a team from California in the national Pop Warner Super Bowl championship game. The Pee Wee Orange football team beat defending champions, the Point Loma Pointers, of Point Loma, Calif., to win the national championship...
See how far this Gardens Siamese cat leaps for Guinness World Record
 A rescued 9-year-old Siamese cat from Palm Beach Gardens has made a leap to land in the Guinness World Record Book. Bud D. Boy launched himself 11 feet 2 1/2 inches when he took the stage during Adopt A Cat’s big Spa’cat’ti dinner at the Moose Lodge on Nov. 11. The 11-pound cat’s jump from one chair to another defied...

Posted: 4 days ago

A rescued 9-year-old Siamese cat from Palm Beach Gardens has made a leap to land in the Guinness World Record Book. Bud D. Boy launched himself 11 feet 2 1/2 inches when he took the stage during Adopt A Cat’s big Spa’cat’ti dinner at the Moose Lodge on Nov. 11. The 11-pound cat’s jump from one chair to another defied...
Term limits debate gets testy in Palm Beach Gardens
 It would be easier for local candidates to get elected and stay in office longer if voters answer “yes” to ballot questions Palm Beach Gardens officials advanced on Thursday. RELATED: Gardens residents to council: ‘Don’t touch my term limits’ About 15 residents holding signs and wearing stickers printed with...

Posted: 9 days ago

It would be easier for local candidates to get elected and stay in office longer if voters answer “yes” to ballot questions Palm Beach Gardens officials advanced on Thursday. RELATED: Gardens residents to council: ‘Don’t touch my term limits’ About 15 residents holding signs and wearing stickers printed with...
Gardens team is in Pop Warner Super Bowl championship
 They’re in.  A youth football team that became the first in the city to make it to the Pop Warner Super Bowl is in the championship game. The Palm Beach Gardens Gators Pee Wee Orange team defeated the Union Road Jaguars, of Gastonia, N.C., Tuesday to advance to the big match-up. The score was 47-20. Their next and final game, the...

Posted: 9 days ago

They’re in.  A youth football team that became the first in the city to make it to the Pop Warner Super Bowl is in the championship game. The Palm Beach Gardens Gators Pee Wee Orange team defeated the Union Road Jaguars, of Gastonia, N.C., Tuesday to advance to the big match-up. The score was 47-20. Their next and final game, the...
Palm Beach Gardens seniors get fix of virtual reality adventures
 Leopold “Bud” Weidlein, 99, wondered how far down he was diving Wednesday morning as he encountered tropical, red fish. Sitting — yes, sitting — next to him, Marvin Greenberg took in the sight of of Michelangelo’s David statue in Florence. RELATED: Whew! Why Palm Beach Gardens seniors exercised for 12 straight...

Posted: 9 days ago

Leopold “Bud” Weidlein, 99, wondered how far down he was diving Wednesday morning as he encountered tropical, red fish. Sitting — yes, sitting — next to him, Marvin Greenberg took in the sight of of Michelangelo’s David statue in Florence. RELATED: Whew! Why Palm Beach Gardens seniors exercised for 12 straight...