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Palm Beach Post Staff Report

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How a Gardens mall salesman for Brooks Brothers became a famous poet
 Editor’s Note: In 2004, former Palm Beach Post writer Charles Passy profiled Spencer Reece, a man of diverse talents: He sold bespoke suits and wrote award-winning poetry that merited a full page in The New Yorker. He also wrote book reviews for the Post. To read about the latest twist in Reece’s fascinating life, go here. ) When...

4:46 PM Wednesday, Apr. 05, 2017

Editor’s Note: In 2004, former Palm Beach Post writer Charles Passy profiled Spencer Reece, a man of diverse talents: He sold bespoke suits and wrote award-winning poetry that merited a full page in The New Yorker. He also wrote book reviews for the Post. To read about the latest twist in Reece’s fascinating life, go here. ) When...
Who are you voting for?

3:22 PM Friday, Nov. 04, 2016

Whether Palm Beach County voters are for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump – or someone else – their passion is prevalent at the polls. Hear what they all have to say about who and why they are backing.
Post interview with Capt. Sully: I’m not comfortable with word ‘hero’
 Three days before the world would come to know his name, Chesley Sullenberger and his wife hiked up the hills above their Danville, Calif., home, looked over the San Francisco Bay and lamented how much they were going to miss this place. The airline industry was in shambles. And even though he was near retirement age from U.S. Airways, he...

11:00 AM Tuesday, Sep. 06, 2016

Three days before the world would come to know his name, Chesley Sullenberger and his wife hiked up the hills above their Danville, Calif., home, looked over the San Francisco Bay and lamented how much they were going to miss this place. The airline industry was in shambles. And even though he was near retirement age from U.S. Airways, he...
Susan Buza, longtime 211 HelpLine leader, retires
 After an 18-year tenure, Susan Buza has retired as the President/CEO of 211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast. In 1998, Buza stepped into what she thought would be a temporary role. It quickly became a long-term career venture for her. The agency is a nonprofit organization that provides crisis intervention, suicide prevention, information, assessment...

12:52 AM Friday, Sep. 02, 2016

After an 18-year tenure, Susan Buza has retired as the President/CEO of 211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast. In 1998, Buza stepped into what she thought would be a temporary role. It quickly became a long-term career venture for her. The agency is a nonprofit organization that provides crisis intervention, suicide prevention, information, assessment...
Post wins seven awards in national features contest
 The Palm Beach Post’s Accent section was named one of the best features sections in the country, and won seven awards for its reporting and multimedia storytelling in the annual Society For Features Journalism contest. The Post was also awarded first place in the inaugural Finest In Features Sweepstakes Awards, for its division, recognizing...

4:00 AM Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016

The Palm Beach Post’s Accent section was named one of the best features sections in the country, and won seven awards for its reporting and multimedia storytelling in the annual Society For Features Journalism contest. The Post was also awarded first place in the inaugural Finest In Features Sweepstakes Awards, for its division, recognizing...
The 40 concerts you must see this summer in South Florida
 With a couple of free concerts by Jamey Johnson at Abacoa and Parmalee on the West Palm waterfront, and a classic rock bill of Bad Company and Joe Walsh at Perfect Vodka, the Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer concert season. It’s full of big stars at the big sheds from Palm Beach County to Miami, plus some interesting smaller...

12:00 AM Wednesday, May. 25, 2016

With a couple of free concerts by Jamey Johnson at Abacoa and Parmalee on the West Palm waterfront, and a classic rock bill of Bad Company and Joe Walsh at Perfect Vodka, the Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer concert season. It’s full of big stars at the big sheds from Palm Beach County to Miami, plus some interesting smaller...
Thriller writer David Baldacci puts focus on literacy
 During a story-filled speech at Thursday’s Love of Literacy Luncheon at the Kravis Center, thriller writer David Baldacci stressed the importance of tackling illiteracy in America. Reading, he said, is key to effective communication; adding that “if you can’t communicate a wonderful idea … it’s not a wonderful...

11:37 PM Thursday, Mar. 10, 2016

During a story-filled speech at Thursday’s Love of Literacy Luncheon at the Kravis Center, thriller writer David Baldacci stressed the importance of tackling illiteracy in America. Reading, he said, is key to effective communication; adding that “if you can’t communicate a wonderful idea … it’s not a wonderful...
How ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ changed this movie freak’s life
 Owen Gleiberman’s a “movie freak,” so we know what he’s doing tonight: Watching the Oscars! Gleiberman has spent his life analyzing and opining on films. He was movie critic for Entertainment Weekly for nearly 25 years, and he now writes for the BBC. His new memoir, Movie Freak, came out this week. Gleiberman will...

5:00 AM Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016

Owen Gleiberman’s a “movie freak,” so we know what he’s doing tonight: Watching the Oscars! Gleiberman has spent his life analyzing and opining on films. He was movie critic for Entertainment Weekly for nearly 25 years, and he now writes for the BBC. His new memoir, Movie Freak, came out this week. Gleiberman will...
Did you know this famous local philanthropist won an Oscar?
 Sure, he made a mint in the photo electronics industry. And he led the drive to build the Kravis Center. And he once owned local CBS affiliate WPEC-Channel 12. But what we really want to know is: How the heck did Alex Dreyfoos Jr. win an Oscar? That’s right, the science guy-turned-arts advocate and media mogul has something that even...

12:00 AM Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Sure, he made a mint in the photo electronics industry. And he led the drive to build the Kravis Center. And he once owned local CBS affiliate WPEC-Channel 12. But what we really want to know is: How the heck did Alex Dreyfoos Jr. win an Oscar? That’s right, the science guy-turned-arts advocate and media mogul has something that even...
Teen accused of posing as doctor butt of ‘Today’ show jokes, walks out on ABC interview
 The hosts of NBC’s “Today” show made Malachi Love-Robinson, the West Palm Beach teen accused of posing as a doctor, the butt of jokes Thursday morning, mocking his credentials and those of his attorneys. Love-Robinson also cut short an interview Thursday morning with ABC’s “Good Morning America,” saying...

5:18 PM Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

The hosts of NBC’s “Today” show made Malachi Love-Robinson, the West Palm Beach teen accused of posing as a doctor, the butt of jokes Thursday morning, mocking his credentials and those of his attorneys. Love-Robinson also cut short an interview Thursday morning with ABC’s “Good Morning America,” saying...
Crisp, windy weekend could send lows into 30s
 The weekend doesn’t promise any relief from Friday’s crisp, breezy conditions in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast. In fact, Sunday night and Monday morning may be cold enough to make people miss them. How cold? Try 37 to 42 degrees, if cool, dry air combines with blustery northwest winds, the National Weather Service said...

5:44 PM Friday, Feb. 05, 2016

The weekend doesn’t promise any relief from Friday’s crisp, breezy conditions in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast. In fact, Sunday night and Monday morning may be cold enough to make people miss them. How cold? Try 37 to 42 degrees, if cool, dry air combines with blustery northwest winds, the National Weather Service said...