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Kristina Webb

Kristina Webb covers Wellington and Royal Palm Beach for The Palm Beach Post. She grew up in Palm Beach County and is a 2010 graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University. Since joining The Post in 2015, she has been digital editor with the business, watchdog and politics teams, and also was transportation reporter. Follow on Twitter

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Vanilla Ice donation to Little Smiles cheers Palms West patients
 Patients in the Palms West Hospital pediatric unit and their families were treated to a special surprise Thursday when they received a visit from rapper Vanilla Ice. The pop culture icon — whose real name is Rob Van Winkle — went to the hospital with nonprofit Little Smiles, to which he recently donated his $25,000 winnings...

Posted: 2 days ago

Patients in the Palms West Hospital pediatric unit and their families were treated to a special surprise Thursday when they received a visit from rapper Vanilla Ice. The pop culture icon — whose real name is Rob Van Winkle — went to the hospital with nonprofit Little Smiles, to which he recently donated his $25,000 winnings...
Despite ADL letter, Loxahatchee Groves holds meeting on Yom Kippur
 The Town Council narrowly voted to move forward with a meeting at the beginning of Yom Kippur, despite input from a handful of residents and a national Jewish civil-rights group asking that the meeting be moved to accommodate those marking the holiday. The meeting at Loxahatchee Groves’ Town Hall had been scheduled for a year, Vice...

Posted: 4 days ago

The Town Council narrowly voted to move forward with a meeting at the beginning of Yom Kippur, despite input from a handful of residents and a national Jewish civil-rights group asking that the meeting be moved to accommodate those marking the holiday. The meeting at Loxahatchee Groves’ Town Hall had been scheduled for a year, Vice...
Wellington Historical Society grows, seeks new members
 Village Attorney Laurie Cohen’s office is not where you would expect to find treasure. But that’s just what sits behind her door, as she collects donations of artifacts for the Wellington Historical Society. Under Cohen’s eye, the young organization has made great progress since late last year: It became a nonprofit, will...

Posted: 5 days ago

Village Attorney Laurie Cohen’s office is not where you would expect to find treasure. But that’s just what sits behind her door, as she collects donations of artifacts for the Wellington Historical Society. Under Cohen’s eye, the young organization has made great progress since late last year: It became a nonprofit, will...
World Peace Day, International Coastal Cleanup coming up in Wellington
 International Coastal Cleanup: Wellington is taking part in this year’s International Coastal Cleanup. Volunteers will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at 1092 Wellington Trace. Each person will receive four service hours. Those younger than 14 must be accompanied by an adult. To register or for more information, go to www.wellingtonfl...

Posted: 5 days ago

International Coastal Cleanup: Wellington is taking part in this year’s International Coastal Cleanup. Volunteers will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at 1092 Wellington Trace. Each person will receive four service hours. Those younger than 14 must be accompanied by an adult. To register or for more information, go to www.wellingtonfl...
To obtain grants, Wellington to have public meetings on park work
 The village will have a pair of public-input meetings to give residents a say on planned changes at two parks. The meetings are part of the process as Wellington applies for two $50,000 grants — one for Village Park and one for Greenbriar Park, Finance Director Tanya Quickel said. WELLINGTON READERS: Sign up for The Post’s weekly...

Posted: 8 days ago

The village will have a pair of public-input meetings to give residents a say on planned changes at two parks. The meetings are part of the process as Wellington applies for two $50,000 grants — one for Village Park and one for Greenbriar Park, Finance Director Tanya Quickel said. WELLINGTON READERS: Sign up for The Post’s weekly...
$180M senior-living community planned next to Mall at Wellington Green
 A pair of developers has announced plans to build a $180 million senior-living facility on 46 acres next to the Mall at Wellington Green. ZOM Senior Living and Liberty Senior Living recently bought the land, which is south of the mall and northwest of the NuVista Living at Wellington Green facility, the companies said in a new release...

Posted: 9 days ago

A pair of developers has announced plans to build a $180 million senior-living facility on 46 acres next to the Mall at Wellington Green. ZOM Senior Living and Liberty Senior Living recently bought the land, which is south of the mall and northwest of the NuVista Living at Wellington Green facility, the companies said in a new release...
Arrests at concert spur Wellington to consider new nightclub ordinance
 A raucous concert where a handful of people were arrested is prompting village officials to consider new rules for nightclubs. Two juveniles and three adults were arrested on six charges in the Suri West parking lot in Wellington during an Aug. 24 concert headlined by rapper GlokkNine, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office confirmed...

Posted: 9 days ago

A raucous concert where a handful of people were arrested is prompting village officials to consider new rules for nightclubs. Two juveniles and three adults were arrested on six charges in the Suri West parking lot in Wellington during an Aug. 24 concert headlined by rapper GlokkNine, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office confirmed...
Wellington council members duke it out over waterfront project, budget
 Village Council members argued over each other and lobbed criticisms Tuesday night during an especially contentious budget hearing. A particular sticking point: Plans to redevelop the Lake Wellington waterfront space that could include tearing down the aging Lake Wellington Professional Centre. The council debated the necessity of setting...

Posted: 10 days ago

Village Council members argued over each other and lobbed criticisms Tuesday night during an especially contentious budget hearing. A particular sticking point: Plans to redevelop the Lake Wellington waterfront space that could include tearing down the aging Lake Wellington Professional Centre. The council debated the necessity of setting...
Big Dog Ranch faces social media backlash over owner’s Nike stance
 The largest no-kill dog shelter in the Southeast faced withering social media backlash Thursday over its founder’s stance on Nike sneakers. Big Dog Ranch Rescue temporarily took down its Twitter and Facebook pages Thursday as a torrent of negative posts appeared. The online comments were sharply critical of Simmons’ decision,...

Posted: 10 days ago

The largest no-kill dog shelter in the Southeast faced withering social media backlash Thursday over its founder’s stance on Nike sneakers. Big Dog Ranch Rescue temporarily took down its Twitter and Facebook pages Thursday as a torrent of negative posts appeared. The online comments were sharply critical of Simmons’ decision,...
Wellington Councilwoman Siskind responds to Post article on husband
 A member of the Village Council took a few minutes at Tuesday night’s council meeting to address a recent Palm Beach Post article on her husband. Wellington Councilwoman Tanya Siskind’s comments came toward the end of a lengthy budget meeting where two residents called for Siskind to recuse herself from voting on financial issues...

Posted: 11 days ago

A member of the Village Council took a few minutes at Tuesday night’s council meeting to address a recent Palm Beach Post article on her husband. Wellington Councilwoman Tanya Siskind’s comments came toward the end of a lengthy budget meeting where two residents called for Siskind to recuse herself from voting on financial issues...
NEW: Lakeside Family Fun events return this weekend to Wellington
 Lakeside Family Fun Day: The popular series returns from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday to the Lake Wellington waterfront behind the Wellington Community Center, 12150 Forest Hill Blvd. There will be kayaking, paddleboarding, a bounce house, a rock wall, face painting, lawn games and fishing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; arts and crafts for the first...

Posted: 12 days ago

Lakeside Family Fun Day: The popular series returns from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday to the Lake Wellington waterfront behind the Wellington Community Center, 12150 Forest Hill Blvd. There will be kayaking, paddleboarding, a bounce house, a rock wall, face painting, lawn games and fishing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; arts and crafts for the first...