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WTEC to hold registrations West Technical Education Center (WTEC), 2625 N.W. 16th St., will hold registrations for their new Home Health Aide program. from Dec. 17 to 21 and Jan. 7 to 11. Classes will begin Jan. 28. Students have the option of a 12-week day program or a 15-week evening program. For more information […]

Pioneer Park Elementary News

BELLE GLADE — Students, staff, and families turned out in record numbers to enjoy the fourth annual Trunk or Treat event at Pioneer Park Elementary School (PPES). The staff went all out to decorate their trunks, but the witches of third and fourth grades really stole the show. The cows made the first grade proud […]

Pastor Morales Day proclaimed by Belle Glade mayor

Oct. 13 celebration included 50 visitors from coastal cities BELLE GLADE — Oct. 13 was declared Pastor Morales St. Hilaire Day by Mayor Steve Wilson in recognition of the pastor’s 23 years of work to help the children of Belle Glade. The proclamation kicked off a day of activities at the First Haitian Baptist Church […]

Glades agricultural leader immortalized

BELLE GLADE — Wedgworth’s Inc. thanks all the participants who joined them for the unveiling of the street sign designating George Wedgworth Way in Belle Glade on Oct. 18. As George’s son Dennis shared: “The ‘Wedgworth Way’ is a mindset that encompasses ideals such as cooperation, teamwork and dedication. The entire Wedgworth family and team […]

Gulfstream Goodwill plans to relocate to Glades Plaza

BELLE GLADE — Founded with the mission of “Changing Lives through Employment, Training and Education,” Gulfstream Goodwill Industries has secured a new lease at Glades Plaza in Belle Glade, allowing them to expand their store footprint and better serve their customers and employees. Having been in their previous location since 1981, Goodwill approached Colliers International’s […]

Familiar worries shared at Glades Initiative’s table talks

BELLE GLADE — Karis Engle, president of the Glades Initiative Inc. health services agency for far western Palm Beach County, was very pleased with her agency, staff and clients’ participation in On the Table roundtable talks conducted across Southeast Florida Oct. 23-24. They intended to host several people of various ethnicities for the issues discussions […]

Office of Small Business Assistance to host meeting in Belle Glade Nov. 1

BELLE GLADE: During the months of October and November, the Office of Small Business Assistance (OSBA) will be hosting several certification workshops throughout Palm Beach County to assist small, minority and woman‐owned businesses become certified with Palm Beach County on‐site for FREE. The workshops will address what documents are necessary to accompany your application and […]

County unveils new name for road honoring George H. Wedgworth

BELLE GLADE — Palm Beach County Mayor Melissa McKinlay unveiled a sign renaming Sugar House Road in western Palm Beach County to George Wedgworth Way on Oct. 18. The renaming honors the Glades agricultural icon and founder of the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida, George H. Wedgworth. The Wedgworth family, the board of the […]

Voter Education Forum set for Oct. 29 in Belle Glade

BELLE GLADE — The Glades Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will host a Voter Education Forum on Monday, Oct. 29, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mount Olive Church of Belle Glade, 225 NW Ave. G in Belle Glade. Guest speakers will include Corinne Miller and Mindy Koch of the League of […]

Rocket Star Readers celebrate at Gove Elementary

Congratulations to the Gove Elementary students that celebrated meeting their Scholastic Reading Counts goal on Friday, Oct. 18. This first celebration was a great success with a grand total of 119 students. Students are encouraged to continue to read to ensure their attendance at each of the bi-monthly celebrations. Special recognition and trophies went to […]