Sarah Peters

Sarah Peters covers Palm Beach Gardens for The Palm Beach Post.

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Two hours of intense exercise in Gardens raised $201K for heart health
 A new campaign to get people exercising for the good of their hearts and their brains launched last week by blowing past a fundraising goal. RELATED: Local boy who lost his father gets a wonderful surprise at graduation Fifty cycle teams that raced for two hours at CycleBar in Palm Beach Gardens raised $201,000, more than double their original...

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A new campaign to get people exercising for the good of their hearts and their brains launched last week by blowing past a fundraising goal. RELATED: Local boy who lost his father gets a wonderful surprise at graduation Fifty cycle teams that raced for two hours at CycleBar in Palm Beach Gardens raised $201,000, more than double their original...
Honda Classic charity gets a new president
 John Domenico has been tapped as president of the Children’s Healthcare Charity, the charitable arm of the Honda Classic.  Domenico has served on the board for eight years and succeeds Joe Steranka, who finished his four-year term. Domenico is a managing director and private client advisor for U.S. Trust, a private bank that serves...

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John Domenico has been tapped as president of the Children’s Healthcare Charity, the charitable arm of the Honda Classic.  Domenico has served on the board for eight years and succeeds Joe Steranka, who finished his four-year term. Domenico is a managing director and private client advisor for U.S. Trust, a private bank that serves...
This popular park is getting $1 million-plus face-lift
 A popular village park is getting more than $1 million in upgrades. North Palm Beach is installing a new sea wall, 16 floating docks and a kayak launch at the Anchorage Park marina. The dog parks will get new grass in the next few weeks, and the baseball fields have new sod. “We’re making a rather healthy investment in Anchorage...

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A popular village park is getting more than $1 million in upgrades. North Palm Beach is installing a new sea wall, 16 floating docks and a kayak launch at the Anchorage Park marina. The dog parks will get new grass in the next few weeks, and the baseball fields have new sod. “We’re making a rather healthy investment in Anchorage...
Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center gets a new CEO again
 Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center named Trey Abshier its new chief executive officer this week. Abshier comes from the 459-bed Florida Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, where he was the CEO. Both hospitals are part of the Tenet Healthcare network. Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center is a 199-bed acute care hospital known for its heart care...

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Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center named Trey Abshier its new chief executive officer this week. Abshier comes from the 459-bed Florida Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, where he was the CEO. Both hospitals are part of the Tenet Healthcare network. Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center is a 199-bed acute care hospital known for its heart care...
Juno Beach getting police foundation like the one in Gardens
 The founder of a Palm Beach Gardens charity that raises money for police equipment, training and scholarships has taken on a new task: replicating the program’s success in Juno Beach. RELATED: Gardens cops’ quick action saves man from bleeding to death Retired IBM executive Tom Murphy started the Palm Beach Gardens Police Foundation...

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The founder of a Palm Beach Gardens charity that raises money for police equipment, training and scholarships has taken on a new task: replicating the program’s success in Juno Beach. RELATED: Gardens cops’ quick action saves man from bleeding to death Retired IBM executive Tom Murphy started the Palm Beach Gardens Police Foundation...
Developers propose luxury apartments off Central Boulevard in Gardens
 The developers of a 50-acre property between Military Trail and Central Boulevard want to build 263 luxury apartments and townhouses instead of office space, a change they say ultimately will produce less traffic. PAC Land Development and Hawkeye Central LLC say the property is better suited for high-density residential development because...

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The developers of a 50-acre property between Military Trail and Central Boulevard want to build 263 luxury apartments and townhouses instead of office space, a change they say ultimately will produce less traffic. PAC Land Development and Hawkeye Central LLC say the property is better suited for high-density residential development because...
What’s the work on Alt. A1A in Gardens, and when will it be finished?
 A big landscaping project in the city is ahead of schedule, despite the rain that’s been drenching Palm Beach County for the past couple of weeks. Palm Beach Gardens is prettying up a roughly 1-mile stretch of Alternate A1A for $350,000. The city expected the contractor to finish no later than June 30. The project from Burns Road to...

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A big landscaping project in the city is ahead of schedule, despite the rain that’s been drenching Palm Beach County for the past couple of weeks. Palm Beach Gardens is prettying up a roughly 1-mile stretch of Alternate A1A for $350,000. The city expected the contractor to finish no later than June 30. The project from Burns Road to...
WATCH: Geese put gator on the run at PGA National 
 A viral video of geese aggressively honking and waddling after an alligator at PGA National gives a whole new meaning to the term “wild goose chase.” Ryan Witkowski shot the video at No. 9 on PGA National’s Champion Course during the Christie’s Critters Invitational May 6. The Champion Course is also home to the...

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A viral video of geese aggressively honking and waddling after an alligator at PGA National gives a whole new meaning to the term “wild goose chase.” Ryan Witkowski shot the video at No. 9 on PGA National’s Champion Course during the Christie’s Critters Invitational May 6. The Champion Course is also home to the...
Gardens teen honored at Players for turning in $1,500 found on beach
 Billy Reid was walking along the beach north of the Juno Beach Pier when he spotted a $100 bill lying in the sand. And then another. And another… RELATED: Wellington’s Janelle Johnson heads to Pebble Beach for First Tee event Billy, 14, was the only one of about a dozen people from the Teen Golfers Association of the First Tee...

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Billy Reid was walking along the beach north of the Juno Beach Pier when he spotted a $100 bill lying in the sand. And then another. And another… RELATED: Wellington’s Janelle Johnson heads to Pebble Beach for First Tee event Billy, 14, was the only one of about a dozen people from the Teen Golfers Association of the First Tee...
Gardens mom channels grief over son’s drowning into ‘not one more’ rally
 When Keri Morrison saw the news this week that a child had drowned in a West Palm Beach-area lake, her heart sank. RELATED: PBSO IDS boy who drowned in West Palm-area lake The Palm Beach Gardens mom lost her son, Jake, when he slipped out the back door during a family Thanksgiving vacation in New Smyrna Beach in 2013. He fell off a dock into...

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When Keri Morrison saw the news this week that a child had drowned in a West Palm Beach-area lake, her heart sank. RELATED: PBSO IDS boy who drowned in West Palm-area lake The Palm Beach Gardens mom lost her son, Jake, when he slipped out the back door during a family Thanksgiving vacation in New Smyrna Beach in 2013. He fell off a dock into...
County forging ahead with Congress Avenue extension in Gardens
 Palm Beach County officials approved a new path for the southern leg of the Congress Avenue extension after a brief discussion about putting the pressure on a neighboring developer and protecting the mobile home residents next door. RELATED: Update on Congress Avenue extension in Palm Beach Gardens Congress Avenue ends at Northlake Boulevard...

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Palm Beach County officials approved a new path for the southern leg of the Congress Avenue extension after a brief discussion about putting the pressure on a neighboring developer and protecting the mobile home residents next door. RELATED: Update on Congress Avenue extension in Palm Beach Gardens Congress Avenue ends at Northlake Boulevard...