Jennifer Sorentrue

Jennifer Sorentrue covers Palm Beach County government.

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Investment firm puts priority on empowering women for success
 Nancy Rizzuto is a founding partner and principal of Capital Strategies Investment Group, a firm that specializes in helping organizations and individuals manage their investments and retirement programs. The investment group was formed in 2003 in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois., and recently opened a satellite office in Jupiter’s Harbourside...

Posted: 9 days ago

Nancy Rizzuto is a founding partner and principal of Capital Strategies Investment Group, a firm that specializes in helping organizations and individuals manage their investments and retirement programs. The investment group was formed in 2003 in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois., and recently opened a satellite office in Jupiter’s Harbourside...
Brightline CEO Goddard: Train will transform Palm Beach County
 As Brightline’s President and Chief Operating Officer, Patrick Goddard led the company as its trains began carrying commuters between West Palm Beach and Miami this year — a milestone that marked the first time in 50 years that the Florida East Coast Railway tracks have been used to shuttle passengers. Brightline’s...

Posted: 24 days ago

As Brightline’s President and Chief Operating Officer, Patrick Goddard led the company as its trains began carrying commuters between West Palm Beach and Miami this year — a milestone that marked the first time in 50 years that the Florida East Coast Railway tracks have been used to shuttle passengers. Brightline’s...
For zoo’s new CEO, saving animals and habitats is a passion project
 Margo McKnight is the new president and chief executive of the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year. McKnight, the former senior vice president of conservation, science and research at the Florida Aquarium, took over the zoo’s top position in May. She replaces Andrew Aiken, who stepped...

4:00 AM Sunday, Jun. 10, 2018

Margo McKnight is the new president and chief executive of the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year. McKnight, the former senior vice president of conservation, science and research at the Florida Aquarium, took over the zoo’s top position in May. She replaces Andrew Aiken, who stepped...
Boca-based water bottler adds national grocer to distribution list
 Boca Raton business owner Jose Fernandez found his niche in the water flowing from the foothills of Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Five years ago, Fernandez sought out a natural source to create his own brand of bottled alkaline water. The springs, Fernandez says, are what set his brand apart from other bottlers, many of whom he says...

4:00 AM Saturday, Jun. 02, 2018

Boca Raton business owner Jose Fernandez found his niche in the water flowing from the foothills of Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Five years ago, Fernandez sought out a natural source to create his own brand of bottled alkaline water. The springs, Fernandez says, are what set his brand apart from other bottlers, many of whom he says...
NEW: Palm Beach County sets tourism record for first quarter
 A record number of tourists traveled to Palm Beach County during the first three months of 2018, an increase buoyed by a rise in international visitors from countries with favorable exchange rates. Roughly 2.36 million visitors traveled to Palm Beach County during the first quarter, up 2.5 percent from the same period in 2017, according...

12:25 AM Saturday, May. 26, 2018

A record number of tourists traveled to Palm Beach County during the first three months of 2018, an increase buoyed by a rise in international visitors from countries with favorable exchange rates. Roughly 2.36 million visitors traveled to Palm Beach County during the first quarter, up 2.5 percent from the same period in 2017, according...
JUST IN: Congressmen call on feds to suspend Brightline bonds
 Days after Brightline completed the first leg of its passenger train service, the battle continued to grow over whether the company should be allowed to use federally approved tax-exempt bonds to finance its extension north to Orlando. Brightline carried its first paying passengers between West Palm Beach and Miami on Saturday — marking...

9:24 PM Tuesday, May. 22, 2018

Days after Brightline completed the first leg of its passenger train service, the battle continued to grow over whether the company should be allowed to use federally approved tax-exempt bonds to finance its extension north to Orlando. Brightline carried its first paying passengers between West Palm Beach and Miami on Saturday — marking...
Palm Beach Zoo’s new leader hopes to create world-class attractions
 The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society has a new president and chief executive who hopes to transform the facility into a “world class” destination for both locals and out-of-town visitors. Margo McKnight, the former senior vice president of conservation, science and research at the Florida Aquarium, took over the zoo&rsquo...

8:12 PM Tuesday, May. 22, 2018

The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society has a new president and chief executive who hopes to transform the facility into a “world class” destination for both locals and out-of-town visitors. Margo McKnight, the former senior vice president of conservation, science and research at the Florida Aquarium, took over the zoo&rsquo...
JUST IN: Brightline trains ‘nearly sold out’ for Miami opening weekend
 Tickets for Brightline’s first train trips to Miami this weekend are nearly sold out, and the company is bracing for large crowds at all of its south Florida stations. As of Thursday morning, tickets were still available on the 7 a.m. weekend trains departing West Palm Beach for the Miami station. There were also seats on the 9 p.m...

3:11 PM Thursday, May. 17, 2018

Tickets for Brightline’s first train trips to Miami this weekend are nearly sold out, and the company is bracing for large crowds at all of its south Florida stations. As of Thursday morning, tickets were still available on the 7 a.m. weekend trains departing West Palm Beach for the Miami station. There were also seats on the 9 p.m...
West Palm hotel: 50 years of change on Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard
 The spring training baseball stadium on Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard is long gone. So is the auditorium that once drew hundreds of thousands of event-goers a year to the busy corridor. But the roadside hotel that served both of those venues is thriving, even as other businesses along Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard have faltered...

5:30 PM Wednesday, May. 16, 2018

The spring training baseball stadium on Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard is long gone. So is the auditorium that once drew hundreds of thousands of event-goers a year to the busy corridor. But the roadside hotel that served both of those venues is thriving, even as other businesses along Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard have faltered...
Fun and free things to do with kids in Palm Beach County this weekend
 There are so many amazing and COMPLETELY FREE things to do with your kids in Palm Beach County this weekend.  Here are our picks for the best events. To get this weekly listing delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for our Palm Beach Parenting Newsletter by clicking HERE.  Where: Ocean Avenue Amphitheatre, ...

8:43 PM Tuesday, May. 15, 2018

There are so many amazing and COMPLETELY FREE things to do with your kids in Palm Beach County this weekend.  Here are our picks for the best events. To get this weekly listing delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for our Palm Beach Parenting Newsletter by clicking HERE.  Where: Ocean Avenue Amphitheatre, ...
Sound of silence: Brightline tiptoes through West Palm’s quiet zones
 A freight train rolled through West Palm Beach early Tuesday morning without blasting its horn, bringing an unfamiliar quiet to the neighborhoods surrounding the Florida East Coast Railway tracks. For decades, city residents have endured the ear-piercing horns as locomotives pass through dozens of rail crossings along the FEC line. But for...

8:42 PM Tuesday, May. 15, 2018

A freight train rolled through West Palm Beach early Tuesday morning without blasting its horn, bringing an unfamiliar quiet to the neighborhoods surrounding the Florida East Coast Railway tracks. For decades, city residents have endured the ear-piercing horns as locomotives pass through dozens of rail crossings along the FEC line. But for...