Unvaccinated cats pose danger to shelter pets

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Sadly, some of the cats and kittens at Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control have recently been exposed to panleukopenia — a very contagious and fatal illness — which is why pet owners are being reminded about the importance of keeping pets up-to-date on all necessary vaccinations in order to […]

Bus Driver Job Fair scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 8

WEST PALM BEACH- The School District of Palm Beach County is hosting a bus driver job fair on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the School District Central Bus Facility, 3376 Summit Blvd. in West Palm Beach Successful candidates will be paid $11.04 per hour for up to 80 hours during […]

Belle Glade Library Happenings

• Tuesdays at 2 p.m., Book-A-Librarian: personalized attention in areas of computer and mobile devices, genealogy and online resources, to name a few. Preregister as space is limited. (60 min.) • Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m., Live Homework Help: Tutor.com. Learn about free online tutoring available through the library; feel free to come with homework. Grades […]

Gove Elementary School earns awards

BELLE GLADE — Gove Elementary School was selected for the 2018 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School, District Sustainability or Postsecondary Sustainability Award. Gove Elementary School has diligently worked with its staff, community and local partners for the last five years to accumulate grants and recognition to bring hands-on academic and conservation strategies for […]

Gove Elementary School News

Upcoming Events • Sept. 3: Labor Day • Sept. 5: Open House 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. • Sept. 10: Fall Holiday • Sept. 12: PTO/SAC 5-6:30 p.m. • Sept. 19: Fall Holiday • Sept. 25 – 28: Vision and hearing screening grades: kindergarten, first, third, and sixth • Sept. 28 – Oct. 4: Scholastic Book […]

Unemployment rate drops; 7,700 jobs added

WEST PALM BEACH — Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for July is 4 percent, down from 4.4 percent a year ago. The county’s rate matches the state’s and is lower than the nation’s 4.1 percent rate (all numbers not seasonally adjusted), according to the latest monthly reports released Aug 17 from CareerSource Palm Beach County […]

Senior Center offers free dental services Aug. 30

BELLE GLADE — The West County Senior Center is offering FREE Oral health examination and oral cancer screening services on Thursday, Aug. 30 to seniors 60  and older. Preventative dental services: • Oral hygiene instructions • Oral prophylaxis • Fluoride varnish applications • Silver diamine fluoride application. Denture adjustment services: • Denture repair • Denture […]

Alice In Wonderland auditions to take place on Sept. 24

BELLE GLADE — Come and be a part of the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center’s 25th annual production with the Missoula Children’s Theatre in Alice In Wonderland, the very first title the theatre ever presented with Missoula Children’s Theatre! Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of Alice In Wonderland will be on Monday, Sept. […]

West County Senior Center to host diabetes event

BELLE GLADE — The West County Senior Center, 2916 State Road 15 in Belle Glade, will host the “Diabetes: Don’t Sugar Coat It” event to be held on Thursday, Aug. 30, from 10 a.m. – noon. This free event offers diabetes risk assessments, A1C testing, local resources, raffles prizes and more. The public is invited. […]

School board member receives award

WEST PALM BEACH — Palm Beach County School Board member Erica Whitfield was honored last month as the 2018 recipient of the Compass Leadership Award. Compass, an organization that promotes awareness for the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community, based in Lake Worth, gives the award to recognize the achievements of elected and appointed officials who display the highest […]