Ryan DiPentima

Ryan DiPentima is a Social Content Producer for The Palm Beach Post. Before joining The Post, Ryan covered high school football for the Orlando Sentinel and did freelance work for Insight Magazine of East Orlando.

Latest from Ryan DiPentima

Restaurant at The Gardens Mall fails inspection, temporarily closes
 A pair of Palm Beach County restaurants were forced to close temporarily after failing inspections. A July 9 inspection of Chinatown at The Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens found live roaches. Two live roaches were found on a dolly under a trash can, between a prep table and an upright cooler. Two more were found by a three-compartment...

Posted: a day ago

A pair of Palm Beach County restaurants were forced to close temporarily after failing inspections. A July 9 inspection of Chinatown at The Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens found live roaches. Two live roaches were found on a dolly under a trash can, between a prep table and an upright cooler. Two more were found by a three-compartment...
Meet the Post’s new high school sports and recruiting reporter, Ryan DiPentima
 Hello,  My name is Ryan DiPentima, and I am the Palm Beach Post’s newest high school sports and recruiting reporter. I’ve been at the Post for about two and half years and have served in several roles over that time. I began as a news aggregator before moving to the same role in the sports department. Most recently I was...

Posted: 2 days ago

Hello,  My name is Ryan DiPentima, and I am the Palm Beach Post’s newest high school sports and recruiting reporter. I’ve been at the Post for about two and half years and have served in several roles over that time. I began as a news aggregator before moving to the same role in the sports department. Most recently I was...
Three PBC players land preseason all-state first-team honors
 Wellington ATH Mark-Antony Richards (#21) was a finalist for the FNF Florida Magazine cover. (2017 Post file photo) Two Palm Beach Central players, offensive lineman Renato Brown and defensive back Akeem Dent, and Wellington’s Mark-Antony
               Richards have been named to Friday Night Football Florida magazine’s preseason...

Posted: 2 days ago

Wellington ATH Mark-Antony Richards (#21) was a finalist for the FNF Florida Magazine cover. (2017 Post file photo) Two Palm Beach Central players, offensive lineman Renato Brown and defensive back Akeem Dent, and Wellington’s Mark-Antony Richards have been named to Friday Night Football Florida magazine’s preseason...
Boca Raton High names new swim coach amid investigation of former coach
 Boca Raton High School has hired a new swim coach following the dismissal of the school’s previous coach amid a Palm Beach County School Police investigation. The school announced on Monday that Allan Williams will replace Eric Hill, a 41-year-old math teacher who was removed from his coaching and teaching positions at the school in...

Posted: 3 days ago

Boca Raton High School has hired a new swim coach following the dismissal of the school’s previous coach amid a Palm Beach County School Police investigation. The school announced on Monday that Allan Williams will replace Eric Hill, a 41-year-old math teacher who was removed from his coaching and teaching positions at the school in...
In light of West Palm Beach stabbings, women learn how to fight back
 Dozens of women gathered recently at a gym downtown to learn techniques that could potentially save their lives. The women filed into Ultima Fitness, at 625 N. Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach, just before 10 a.m. Thursday to take part in a self-defense class specifically tailored for women. The idea for the course was pitched by Paula Ryan...

Posted: 7 days ago

Dozens of women gathered recently at a gym downtown to learn techniques that could potentially save their lives. The women filed into Ultima Fitness, at 625 N. Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach, just before 10 a.m. Thursday to take part in a self-defense class specifically tailored for women. The idea for the course was pitched by Paula Ryan...
Violations force popular Village of Palm Springs taco shop to temporarily close
 A restaurant in Village of Palm Springs was temporarily closed after inspectors found several high-priority violations. A July 5 inspection of Tacos al Carbon, at 4420 Lake Worth Rd., found about two dozen live flies on food prep surfaces and on the lids of prepped food. Food also was found to be stored improperly, and some food was deemed...

Posted: 9 days ago

A restaurant in Village of Palm Springs was temporarily closed after inspectors found several high-priority violations. A July 5 inspection of Tacos al Carbon, at 4420 Lake Worth Rd., found about two dozen live flies on food prep surfaces and on the lids of prepped food. Food also was found to be stored improperly, and some food was deemed...
Boynton gets new police chief, then honors top cops and a civilian
 Boynton Beach’s newest police chief Michael Gregory was sworn in Tuesday in front of a standing-room only crowd of officers, families and dignitaries. Gregory, 51, was born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, where he’s been part of that city’s police department since 1987, most recently as an assistant chief. Gregory replaces...

Posted: 10 days ago

Boynton Beach’s newest police chief Michael Gregory was sworn in Tuesday in front of a standing-room only crowd of officers, families and dignitaries. Gregory, 51, was born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, where he’s been part of that city’s police department since 1987, most recently as an assistant chief. Gregory replaces...
Late-night food delivery service opens in Boynton
 A new food delivery service is satisfying the appetite of late-night eaters in Boynton Beach. Nocturnal Eats is a female-owned, delivery-only business that opened on June 14 and delivers until 3 a.m. Besides its hours, another factor that makes the delivery service unique: it doesn’t deliver any food from local restaurants; it prepares...

Posted: 12 days ago

A new food delivery service is satisfying the appetite of late-night eaters in Boynton Beach. Nocturnal Eats is a female-owned, delivery-only business that opened on June 14 and delivers until 3 a.m. Besides its hours, another factor that makes the delivery service unique: it doesn’t deliver any food from local restaurants; it prepares...
Tropical updates: Beryl weakening in Atlantic, depression churns off Carolina coast
 UPDATE, 11 PM: Beryl continues to weaken as it moves west-northwest. Maximum sustained winds are 45 mph with the storm 495 miles east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles. Meanwhile, Tropical Depression 3 is meandering off the Carolina coastline about 160 miles south of Cape Hatteras, N.C. It has maximum sustained winds of 35 mph. UPDATE...

Posted: 13 days ago

UPDATE, 11 PM: Beryl continues to weaken as it moves west-northwest. Maximum sustained winds are 45 mph with the storm 495 miles east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles. Meanwhile, Tropical Depression 3 is meandering off the Carolina coastline about 160 miles south of Cape Hatteras, N.C. It has maximum sustained winds of 35 mph. UPDATE...
Quail Ridge in Boynton plans over $10 million in renovations
 Major renovations have been approved for Quail Ridge Country Club in Boynton Beach, just months removed from the completion of a multi-million-dollar clubhouse. Quail Ridge residents approved over $10 million worth of projects to renovate the club’s south course, upgrade the spa and fitness center and replace the irrigation system for...

Posted: 14 days ago

Major renovations have been approved for Quail Ridge Country Club in Boynton Beach, just months removed from the completion of a multi-million-dollar clubhouse. Quail Ridge residents approved over $10 million worth of projects to renovate the club’s south course, upgrade the spa and fitness center and replace the irrigation system for...
Top 3 things to do this weekend in Boynton Beach
 Barnes and Noble: Children are invited to Barnes and Noble at 333 N. Congress Ave. for storytime at 11 a.m. Saturday featuring the book “Neck & Neck” by New York Times bestselling author Elise Parsley, which comes out July 5. Parsley also is the author of the popular children’s book “If You Ever Want to Bring...

Posted: 16 days ago

Barnes and Noble: Children are invited to Barnes and Noble at 333 N. Congress Ave. for storytime at 11 a.m. Saturday featuring the book “Neck & Neck” by New York Times bestselling author Elise Parsley, which comes out July 5. Parsley also is the author of the popular children’s book “If You Ever Want to Bring...