Free oral health screening for seniors

BELLE GLADE — The West County Senior Center, 2916 S.R. 15, will be offering free oral health examinations and oral cancer screenings on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 10 a.m., to seniors 60 and older. Preventative dental services offered: • Oral hygiene instructions • Oral prophylaxis • Fluoride varnish applications • Silver diamine fluoride application. Denture […]

Crime stoppers is searching for Taca Oliver

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Taca Oliver, 37, black, female, 4 feet 11 inches tall, 160 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, and she has multiple tattoos. Her last known address was on Booker Place in Pahokee. Oliver is wanted on a warrant for selling or […]

Families affected by government shutdown may qualify for free or reduced lunch

WEST PALM BEACH — Families impacted by the Federal Government shutdown could qualify for free or reduced lunch due to a temporary reduction in household income. The District offers a nutritious lunch to include fruits, vegetables, 100 percent juice, and low-fat or skim milk for $2.05 at elementary schools and $2.30 at secondary schools. However, […]

FSU Alumni Association recognizes Goindoo

PAHOKEE — Alain Goindoo, director of bands at Pahokee Middle School, was recognized with the Florida State University Alumni Association’s 2018 Notable Noles award, created to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of FSU’s young alumni. The FSU Alumni Association’s Notable Noles program (formerly the Thirty Under 30) was created to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of Florida […]

Water flow issues start in northern Everglades

You walk into your bathroom and see the bathtub is overflowing. What would you do? Would you run a hose out the window? Would you gather up pots and pans to store the water? Would you buy a bigger bathtub? Or, would you turn off the tap, and attempt to unclog the drain? Think of […]

WCSC offers free oral services to seniors

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

Water Utilities Department announces temporary modification to water disinfection process

PALM BEACH COUNTY — In order to maintain compliance with regulatory water quality requirements in the water distribution system, the Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department (PBCWUD) will temporarily modify its water disinfection process between Sunday, Jan 13 and Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. The modification will entail the use of free chlorine as opposed to […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Ortegard Eximon

BELLE GLADE — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Ortegard Eximon, age 20, black, male, 6 feet 2 inches tall, 160 pounds, black hair, and brown eyes. His last known address was Southwest Eighth Street in Belle Glade. He is wanted on a felony warrant for failure to appear, grand […]

Belle Glade man died in traffic crash

BELLE GLADE — A 77 year old Belle Glade man died in a early morning crash with a semi on Jan. 3. A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) press release stated that at 6:57 a.m. a 2011 Freightliner Cascadia semi trailer truck, driven by Vincent Chimedza, was southbound on the 7200 Block of State […]

The Bike Shop experience: A true breakfast club

BELLE GLADE — Out of all the places in my community, how did I end up volunteering in a bicycle shop? I didn’t even know how to RIDE a bike! Before stepping foot into the building that would become my second home, I was just a very lazy (well to be honest, I’m still lazy!) […]