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 […]

Johnson’s journey celebrated in Pahokee

Public works chief climbed ladder for 30 years PAHOKEE — After graduating from Pahokee High School in 1988, Alvin Johnson hired on with the city to be a maintenance worker and, a few years later after having cut a lot of grass, set himself a much higher goal. On Oct. 9, he listened to lavish […]

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 […]

Pete Kostelnick ran to South Bay today

On Nov. 1, Pete Kostelnick is on the 93rd day of his historic run from Alaska to Florida (Kenai to Key West). He is running 40-70 miles day and plans to reach Key West Monday, Nov. 5. He’s probably one of the few people who’s ever run the Alaska Highway through Canada to the U.S. […]

Red Cross responds to a multi-unit fire in Belle Glade

BELLE GLADE — The American Red Cross responded to a multi-unit fire Sunday, Oct. 20, on SW Avenue B in Belle Glade. Three Local Red Cross volunteers from the Disaster Action Team were on site to help coordinate emergency aid to those affected. Fire officials say three families which included five adults and eight children […]