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We should change city name from WPB to Related

As hard as I try to accept the recent election of City Commissioners I read the Palm Beach Post and find myself upset all over again. Here are some examples of why. Understand the City Commissioners serve as the CRA board of directors. 4/29/18 story by Tony Doris: “Transformative project can’t... 

Who is Martina Tate Walker?

I first heard Ms. Walker speak at the first City Commission debate where she is running for City Commissioner District 1. The audience seemed to like not only her, but her message as well. After listening to her views and hopes for the city I wanted to meet and speak with her, and am happy I made the... 

Keep your hands off our cars–Fix Flagler

Dear Neighbor, After months of constant feedback from hundreds of concerned citizens, it appeared Flagler Shore would be dead for good March 1st. That is until Mayor Jeri Muoio published a Point Of View article in the Palm Beach Post on Saturday, March 3rd. This article makes it clear that any signals... 

Time To Give Back

America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan on Dec.7,1941, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt was quoted as stating “a date which will live in infamy” Another date that should “live in infamy” is September 9, 2001 when 19 hijackers... 

I Don’t Get It

May 10,2017 I had my 2nd. ride with a cop, and rode a different shift. 10:30 PM until 3:00 AM. Officer Bryan Vautin was the officer in charge of my safety as we rode the north end of the city where crime can be observed daily. We talked as he rode me into sections of WPB I never knew existed,while he... 

Cops & Scholars

In the summer of 2015, 10 people were murdered and 28 were wounded in the City of WPB. Two years later most cases remain open, though the police know the gang members involved, their hands are tied due too lack of cooperation and eyewitnesses coming forward. I want to tell you about one particular officer... 

Walk A Mile In Their Shoes-Before Complaining.

 On Jan. 28, 2017 I attended “Coffee with a Cop” and the focus was on the young children that attended with their parents.The event was held on a Saturday when children had the day off from school and attendance was high. There was face painting, visits with the police dog, fingerprinting... 

Trump has his work cut out for himself

On Jan. 6, 2017 Outgoing President Barack Obama threw a star studded farewell party for himself and wife Michelle and reportedly the cream of the crop attended such as Robert DeNiro, Jay Z, Steve Wonder, Oprah Winfrey and Al Sharpton to mention a few. On Jan. 6, 2017 At approximately 1:00 PM Esteban... 

911 Where Is Your Emergency?

Here is everything I knew about calling 911. I had an emergency, made the call, and in a short amount of time a police officer was at my door ready, willing and able to offer assistance. There is so much more to it. The WPB Police Department recently held a power point presentation explaining the procedure... 

Coffee With A Cop #2

The West Palm Beach Police Dept. held it’s second “Coffee With A Cop” where questions and concerns from the public are addressed by the police officers who ride our neighbors, are aware of the problems, and are committed to keeping our streets safe. This affair was a little different...