Boost’s Back-to-School Bash

Above, from left, Shamika Salter, Fabian Crittenden and Tabatha McAllister, Order of the Eastern Star members, were among the many volunteers helping out at the fifth annual Belle Glade Back-to-School Bash put on by Amin Mohamad, owner of Boost Mobile of Belle Glade, outside his store Saturday, Aug. 4. Hundreds of schoolchildren showed up with […]

Boys & Girls Clubs’ Summer Arts Showcase delights many

BELLE GLADE — About 100 members of the seven Boys & Girls Clubs of the Glades Area took part in the organization’s Summer Arts Showcase on Friday, July 27, in the Belle Glade Teen Center gymnasium. Parents, staff and friends filled the seats to watch in delight as the children performed the songs and dances […]

Lakeside Medical Hospital to hold board meeting at City Hall

BELLE GLADE — The Lakeside Health Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, August 14 at 9:30 a.m. in the commission chambers at the Belle Glade City Hall, Dr M.L.K. Jr Blvd West in Belle Glade. This meeting is open to the public. If anyone would like to attend this would be a good opportunity for […]

Gove Elementary School News

Welcome Back! BELLE GLADE — Gove Elementary School is pleased to announce that Gove Elementary raised their school grade to a “C” on the Florida Standards Assessment. Well done Gove staff, students and parents! Together, they will continue to improve the school’s grade, slow and steady. To help make this happen, many teachers took time […]

West County Senior Center offering free dental services Aug. 9

BELLE GLADE — The West County Senior Center is offering FREE Oral health examination and oral cancer screening services Aug. 9 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 adjustments • […]

The Glades Initiative welcomes new member

PBSO Lt. Patricia R. Brown appointed to nonprofit board BELLE GLADE — The Glades Initiative has appointed Lt. Patricia R. Brown to its board of directors. She is a 28-year veteran employee of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office and a fourth-generation South Floridian. Lt. Brown serves as the Palm Beach Sector vice president of […]

PBC Elementary school hours set

PALM BEACH COUNTY — School times and bell schedules have been posted. Plan now to get your student ready for success by being to school on time every day. Most elementary school hours are 8 a.m. to 2:05 p.m., middle school hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:05 p.m. and high school hours are 7:30 a.m. […]

WCSC is offering free oral examinations and cancer screening Aug. 2

BELLE GLADE – The West County Senior Center (WCSC) is offering FREE oral health examinations and oral cancer screening services tomorrow, Aug. 2 at 10 a.m. to seniors 60 and older. Preventative dental services: • Oral hygiene instructions • Oral prophylaxis • Fluoride varnish applications • Silver diamine fluoride application Denture adjustment services: • Denture […]

Glades View students take part in a Disney musical

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce the four Palm Beach County public elementary schools that have been selected to participate in its 2018-19 Disney Musicals in Schools program. The program is an outreach initiative developed by Disney Theatrical Productions to create sustainable theater programs in under-resourced elementary schools. […]

Tellus Products sustains environment and local economy

Tellus Products LLC is a new, Belle Glade-based company that manufactures packaging and food-service products using recycled fiber from the sugar milling process. Aside from producing ecologically friendly products, the company brings additional economic activity to the Glades area. “Siting our new company, Tellus, right here in Belle Glade was so natural for us, because […]