Gove’s Art Club wins first place in Super Hero Contest

BELLE GLADE — South Florida Fair and Yesteryear Village sponsored an art contest to create a sculpture for Spookyville in Yesteryear Village. The contest was open to schools, groups, organizations or individual artists. The challenge was to create a sculpture that was at least 60 inches tall, made of recycled materials that could stand on […]

Jail employees serve special luncheon

BELLE GLADE — Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center B/ Shift employees addressed one of the most serious issues low-income seniors face: hunger and food insecurity. They gave a pre-Thansgiving “Paying It Forward Luncheon” on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the West County Senior Center, where about 100 people attended. Said Center Manager Willie A. […]

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 […]

WTEC to hold induction ceremony Dec. 11

BELLE GLADE — West Technical Education Center, 2625 N.W. 16th St., will induct 10 students into the National Adult Education Honor Society on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m. in the schools’ atrium. Students chosen for this prestigious recognition are working towards their GED and/or learning English as a second language. The inductees have demonstrated […]

Channel 12’s Christiansen gives a ‘live’ weather class

PAHOKEE — Second-graders participating in Pahokee Elementary School’s International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program got a special treat Friday, Nov. 16. They experienced a science lesson that many of the children probably will never forget: a first-person tale of how much you can learn studying just one field all your life to the point where you […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Noelcius Pasteur

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Noelcius Pasteur, 41, black, male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 180 pounds, black hair, and brown eyes. His last known address was on S.W. Avenue B in Belle Glade. He is wanted on a warrant for leaving the scene of […]

Pahokee MHS rocks City Place

Pahokee Middle High School participated in the City Place Christmas Concert. Students from the middle and high school entice the audience under the direction of Alain Goindoo, the band director and teacher at Pahokee Middle School campus. The activity was held at City Place in West Palm Beach on Nov. 26.

Pahokee resident names Palm Tran service

Palm Tran announced the winner of its first-ever naming contest that allowed Glades residents to submit their ideas to name the transportation service coming to the region. The naming contest was open several weeks, and 70 ideas were submitted. The winning name selected by Palm Tran is: “Go Glades,” which was submitted by Pahokee native […]

Kravis Center hosts PBC teachers for Educator Night

WEST PALM BEACH — The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts recently hosted 80 Palm Beach County educators for the fifth annual Educator Night, a fun and relaxed evening highlighting the Kravis Center’s 2018-2019 Main Stage Season. The annual event gives teachers the chance to see how the arts can enhance their classroom […]

Pioneer Park gives thanks

Panther Run Elementary School in Wellington, the sister school of Pioneer Park Elementary School in Belle Glade, donated 51 Thanksgiving baskets. Each classroom at Panther Run decorated baskets, which contained all the fixings for a meal, a $25 gift card to Winn Dixie and personalized cards for the families who will receive the baskets. Members […]