Let’s Talk for a Healthier Glades set Sept. 17

BELLE GLADE — Glades residents are invited to Let’s Talk for a Healthier Glades at the following times and locations: • Monday, Sept. 17, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 491 E Main St. in Pahokee. • Monday, Oct. 8, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the Leon Camel Resource […]

Manufacturing business may locate in Belle Glade

At their meeting next week, the Palm Beach County Commission will consider giving a tax break to a manufacturing business if it moves to Belle Glade. The Sept. 18 agenda states: “Project Paper is contemplating relocating its Florida-based manufacturing business to the City of Belle Glade or to one of the company’s other manufacturing sites […]

Animal Care & Control Waiving Adoption Fees

PALM BEACH COUNTY — It is raining cats and kittens at Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control. Because of the high number of cats and kittens that are in need of good homes, the shelter has waived the adoption fee for all cats and kittens and is offering a “name your price” adoption promotion […]

Job fair to bring a variety of employers to PBSC Belle Glade campus

BELLE GLADE — South Florida companies representing a variety of industries will be seeking qualified candidates at a job fair on Sept. 19, sponsored by Palm Beach State College’s Belle Glade campus. Employers will be recruiting for full- and part-time openings, as well as internships. The job fair is free and open to the public. […]

PBCCSD to host “The New Homeless Plan” events for faith-based entities

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Throughout the month of September, the Palm Beach County Community Services Department (PBCCSD) will host a series of events to engage faith-based organizations in its collective effort and plan to end homelessness in Palm Beach County, educate the community, and improve access to the homeless response system for homeless individuals and […]

WCSC offers free oral services to seniors

BELLE GLADE — The West County Senior Center is offering FREE Oral health examination and oral cancer screening services at 10 a.m. on Wednesday , Sept. 19 and Thursday, Sept. 20 to seniors 60 and older. Preventative dental services: • Oral hygiene instructions • Oral prophylaxis • Fluoride varnish applications • Silver diamine fluoride application. […]

Remembrance Vigil set 16

BELLE GLADE — The Okeechobee Hurricane of 1928 pounded Lake Okeechobee and the Glades on the night of Sept. 16. The waters of Lake Okeechobee rose and inundated the Glades. When daybreak came, people learned that thousands of lives had been lost in the storm. The public is invited to remember this time in history […]

Tent Revival set for Sept. 10-14

BELLE GLADE — The Glades Area Ministerial Association invites the Glades community to the Glades Area Tent Revival, which is taking place nightly Monday through Friday this week beginning at 7 p.m. in the open field located at 530 S. Main St. in Belle Glade (north of the old library). Local churches will be in […]

YOUR Government Watch

These upcoming meetings of local elected officials, scheduled during the next several weeks, are open to the public. As voters, YOU the public employ these people, and they’re spending the tax dollars that you pay them for your municipal services. At these meetings, they decide how, when and where to do so, and what will […]

Hunter safety courses offered in Palm Beach County

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety courses in Palm Beach County. All firearms, ammunition and materials are provided free of charge. Students should bring a pen or pencil and paper. An adult must accompany children younger than 16 at all times. Anyone born on or after June 1, […]