Belle Glade Branch Library Happenings

• Fun Father’s Day cards: Get creative with the Library’s supplies and your imagination to create the perfect gift on Thursday, June 14, at 2 p.m. For all ages. (60 minutes) • LEGO Bricks: Build imagine and play with the Library’s LEGO bricks on Friday, June 15, at 1 p.m. Ages 4 and up. (45 […]

Palm Tran hosting summit for public comments to improve bus service

BELLE GLADE — Palm Tran will host a summit at the Palm Beach State College – Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center, 1977 SW College Drive in Belle Glade on Monday, June 11, at 5:30-7:30 p.m. to get public comments that will help guide bus service changes in the future. The Route Performance Maximization (RPM) project seeks […]

County Mayor McKinlay to host Small Business Outreach event June 13

BELLE GLADE — The public is invited to an outreach event hosted by Palm Beach County Mayor Melissa McKinlay on Wednesday, June 13, 5:30 p.m., at the Belle Glade Library and Civic Center. The guest speaker will be Ashley Daniel Bell, Esq., Regional Administrator with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Bell was appointed by […]

Join Senior Center for a domino event

BELLE GLADE — The West County Senior Center, 2916 FL-15 in Belle Glade invites seniors 60 and over to a Domino Tournament to be held on Wednesday, June 13, from 1-4  p.m. The event will feature music, games, giveaways, and prizes. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. For information call Willie Miller or Melinda […]

Babb honored as chamber’s Citizen of Year

PAHOKEE — Mayor Keith W. Babb Jr. was named the Pahokee Chamber of Commerce 2017-18 Citizen of the Year during the chamber’s Annual Awards Dinner on Friday, May 11, at the Palm Beach County Canal Point Community Center. The chamber also recognized the following honorees: Deputy Steve Barge, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Deputy of […]

Pahokee OKs contracts for marina

Excitement is the feeling palpably floating around in Pahokee this week after city commissioners, in a recent special meeting, set into motion several long-awaited projects to refurbish the marina, campground and restaurant complex. The Pahokee City Commission on Tuesday, May 29, voted unanimously to approve three contracts for parts of the renovation project at the […]

Belle Glade Branch Library Happenings

• The Clarion Handbell Choir will perform at the library on Saturday, June 9, at 3:30 p.m. Savor the sights and sounds of handbells as they entertain you with an array of songs featuring brass, strings, clarinet and percussion. All ages. (60 minutes) • Read In and Snacks takes place on Mondays, June 11 and […]

Section of Congress Avenue North of Okeechobee Boulevard to Close for 2 months

WEST PALM BEACH — Congress Avenue in West Palm Beach will be closed from Okeechobee Boulevard north to Ware Drive (approximately one-tenth mile), beginning Tuesday, June 5, through Sunday, August 5, for bridge removal and culvert installation at the F Canal. Traffic will be detoured using Okeechobee Boulevard and Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard.

Pioneer Park Aquatic Center opening for summer season June 2

BELLE GLADE — Pioneer Park Aquatic Center, located in Glades Pioneer Park in Belle Glade, will open for the 2018 summer season on Saturday, June 2 at 10  a.m. To kick off the summer, admission will be FREE from Saturday, June 2 through Friday, June 15. Pioneer Park Aquatic Center features two waterslides and a […]

Health Care District chief gives update on Lakeside

BELLE GLADE — The Belle Glade City Commission heard a report from Palm Beach County Health Care District CEO Darcy Davis at its recent meeting, intended to dispel rumors and give city officials an update on recent developments at Lakeside Medical Center, the full-service public hospital serving the Glades communities. Ms. Davis brought a contingent […]