Sarah Elsesser

Sarah Elsesser is a web producer and reporter for the Palm Beach Post. Prior to joining the Post, she studied Broadcast Media at Stony Brook University. She has interned with ESPN and worked at American Sports Network.  

Latest from Sarah Elsesser

Lion Country Safari wants to control lion breeding for genetic diversity
 Lion Country Safari is expanding its lion exhibit to accommodate a conservation and breeding program for a new pride and give patrons more viewing access of the animals. The Safari hasn’t breed lions in 18 years, but now it wants to be more meticulous, said Brian Dowling, general curator at Lion Country Safari. When the park expands...

Posted: 23 hours ago

Lion Country Safari is expanding its lion exhibit to accommodate a conservation and breeding program for a new pride and give patrons more viewing access of the animals. The Safari hasn’t breed lions in 18 years, but now it wants to be more meticulous, said Brian Dowling, general curator at Lion Country Safari. When the park expands...
History, parking drive desire for water taxi docks at 2 Jupiter parks
 The town wants to build floating water taxi docks at Sawfish Bay Park and Lighthouse Park as part of a plan to connect and utilize the parks as well as promote the town’s history. On Tuesday, the council approved the Planning and Zoning department’s request for the dock permits and $75,531 to help construct them. At first, the...

Posted: a day ago

The town wants to build floating water taxi docks at Sawfish Bay Park and Lighthouse Park as part of a plan to connect and utilize the parks as well as promote the town’s history. On Tuesday, the council approved the Planning and Zoning department’s request for the dock permits and $75,531 to help construct them. At first, the...
Roosevelt High class of ‘57 scholarships come to an end after 40 years
 For decades, class reunions had a special meaning for Roosevelt High School’s Class of 1957. It wasn’t only a time to get together. It was also a way to give back. Before each reunion, the classmates raised money together and then distributed scholarships to deserving students across the county. But 50 years after their own graduation...

Posted: a day ago

For decades, class reunions had a special meaning for Roosevelt High School’s Class of 1957. It wasn’t only a time to get together. It was also a way to give back. Before each reunion, the classmates raised money together and then distributed scholarships to deserving students across the county. But 50 years after their own graduation...
El Sol expands food program with kitchen training classes
 Estelle Adams, 66, and Ramazan Tomrukcu, 53, wore chef hats and aprons as they chopped a huge bucket of green peppers inside the Resource Center’s kitchen last week. Slicing and dicing are the first lessons at El Sol’s new kitchen training program that is getting wannabe chefs like Adams and Tomrukcu, both Jupiter residents...

Posted: a day ago

Estelle Adams, 66, and Ramazan Tomrukcu, 53, wore chef hats and aprons as they chopped a huge bucket of green peppers inside the Resource Center’s kitchen last week. Slicing and dicing are the first lessons at El Sol’s new kitchen training program that is getting wannabe chefs like Adams and Tomrukcu, both Jupiter residents...
Concrete pour at former Testa site in Palm Beach a sight to behold
 Palm Beach resident Bob Brady stood in fascination at the small opening of the construction site on Royal Poinciana Way Saturday afternoon as dozens of construction workers poured concrete. “I was in construction all of my life,” said Brady, who retired from the industry 22 years ago. “That’s why I’m here watching...

Posted: 3 days ago

Palm Beach resident Bob Brady stood in fascination at the small opening of the construction site on Royal Poinciana Way Saturday afternoon as dozens of construction workers poured concrete. “I was in construction all of my life,” said Brady, who retired from the industry 22 years ago. “That’s why I’m here watching...
Crossing for the Cure teams finish ‘awe-inspiring’ paddle across ocean
 Four women in blue jerseys emerged from their 300-pound dory surfboat onto the shore at the Lake Worth Pier Saturday afternoon as bottles of champagne were popping and cow bells were ringing in celebration of a job well done. Brittany Austin, of Miami, Alex O’Connor, of Fort Lauderdale, Sherry Griffith and her twin sister, Shelly, of...

Posted: 3 days ago

Four women in blue jerseys emerged from their 300-pound dory surfboat onto the shore at the Lake Worth Pier Saturday afternoon as bottles of champagne were popping and cow bells were ringing in celebration of a job well done. Brittany Austin, of Miami, Alex O’Connor, of Fort Lauderdale, Sherry Griffith and her twin sister, Shelly, of...
Man faces 13 charges after PBC carjacking leads to injury of deputy
 A man faces multiple charges in two counties after authorities say he carjacked a vehicle and led law enforcement on a 40-mile chase out of Palm Beach County on Friday, which culminated in a head-on collision with a deputy. Juan Carlos Carmenate, who sustained a leg injury in the crash, remained hospitalized Saturday. Carmenate is accused...

Posted: 3 days ago

A man faces multiple charges in two counties after authorities say he carjacked a vehicle and led law enforcement on a 40-mile chase out of Palm Beach County on Friday, which culminated in a head-on collision with a deputy. Juan Carlos Carmenate, who sustained a leg injury in the crash, remained hospitalized Saturday. Carmenate is accused...
Jupiter Medical Center wants a NICU, new entrance way
 At the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting on Tuesday, the Jupiter Medical Center pitched a proposal to add an intensive care unit for infants and update its entrance. The hospital wants to add a five-story building to the east side of the existing main entrance where the current pedestrian courtyard sits. Jupiter Medical Center plans...

Posted: 6 days ago

At the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting on Tuesday, the Jupiter Medical Center pitched a proposal to add an intensive care unit for infants and update its entrance. The hospital wants to add a five-story building to the east side of the existing main entrance where the current pedestrian courtyard sits. Jupiter Medical Center plans...
Jupiter Community Center to get $13,000 worth of safety updates
 With more than 500 children taking over the Jupiter Community Center this summer for camp and the building’s regular use for recreational activities, Police Chief Frank Kitzerow is looking to update its safety features. Kitzerow and Kristin George, Jupiter’s director of recreation, had a safety survey done to identify existing...

Posted: 7 days ago

With more than 500 children taking over the Jupiter Community Center this summer for camp and the building’s regular use for recreational activities, Police Chief Frank Kitzerow is looking to update its safety features. Kitzerow and Kristin George, Jupiter’s director of recreation, had a safety survey done to identify existing...
Loggerhead Center holds Annual Run 4 Sea event on World Sea Turtle Day
 World Sea Turtle day is Saturday and it also happens to be the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s seventh annual Run 4 the Sea event. This 4-mile run along A1A begins at 7 a.m. just behind the the Loggerhead Center. A one-mile Kids Fun Run starts at 8:15 a.m. After the races, families can enjoy breakfast, vendors, kids’ activities...

Posted: 7 days ago

World Sea Turtle day is Saturday and it also happens to be the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s seventh annual Run 4 the Sea event. This 4-mile run along A1A begins at 7 a.m. just behind the the Loggerhead Center. A one-mile Kids Fun Run starts at 8:15 a.m. After the races, families can enjoy breakfast, vendors, kids’ activities...
One Little Free Library opens in Jupiter, 8 more to come
 Outside of the Jerry Thomas Elementary School is a structure that kind of looks like a combination of a mailbox and birdhouse. But, this blue box is neither. It’s a Little Free Library. The miniature library, on the corner of Maplewood and Toney Penna drives, serves as a free book exchange where the idea is for a person to take a book...

Posted: 13 days ago

Outside of the Jerry Thomas Elementary School is a structure that kind of looks like a combination of a mailbox and birdhouse. But, this blue box is neither. It’s a Little Free Library. The miniature library, on the corner of Maplewood and Toney Penna drives, serves as a free book exchange where the idea is for a person to take a book...