Homeless pets need short-term foster homes for holidays

WEST PALM BEACH — Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control is asking local residents to foster an adoptable pet through the holiday season. There are currently more than 200 pets in need of loving homes at the local shelter. Providing a short-term foster home through the holidays gives these pets a better chance at […]

Mast and Willhite to speak at fall commencement

WEST PALM BEACH — U.S. Rep. Brian Mast and State Rep. Matt Willhite, who both were re-elected to second terms in November, will be the keynote speakers at the Palm Beach State College fall commencement ceremonies for more than 3,000 expected graduates. The ceremonies are set for Dec. 19 at the South Florida Fair Expo […]

Cardiovascular Bus will be returning to Trinity United Methodist Church Nov. 30

WEST PALM BEACH — A top rate team of cardiovascular experts will be offering state-of-the-art on-site cardiovascular testing, detection, prevention, and solutions in the parking lot of Trinity United Methodist Church, 1401 Ninth St. in West Palm Beach, on Nov. 30 at 2 p.m. The mobile bus is equipped with advanced technology and a sophisticated […]

Bus Driver Job Fair scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 8

WEST PALM BEACH- The School District of Palm Beach County is hosting a bus driver job fair on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the School District Central Bus Facility, 3376 Summit Blvd. in West Palm Beach Successful candidates will be paid $11.04 per hour for up to 80 hours during […]

Section of Congress Avenue North of Okeechobee Boulevard to Close for 2 months

WEST PALM BEACH — Congress Avenue in West Palm Beach will be closed from Okeechobee Boulevard north to Ware Drive (approximately one-tenth mile), beginning Tuesday, June 5, through Sunday, August 5, for bridge removal and culvert installation at the F Canal. Traffic will be detoured using Okeechobee Boulevard and Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard.

Palm Beach County offering free spay/neuter for all cats May 21-25

WEST PALM BEACH —  In support of Palm Beach County’s Countdown 2 Zero initiative – a community wide plan to save the lives of all healthy, adoptable pets and combat the unnecessary euthanasia of cats and dogs – the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners has declared the third week in May as Beat […]

Major League Eating competition & more at this Sunday’s Sweet Corn Fiesta

WEST PALM BEACH — More than 4,000 visitors are expected to attend the 18th annual South Florida Sweet Corn Fiesta event to eat some of the best locally grown sweet corn and enjoy other activities for both children and adults. Among the highlights is Major League Eating’s National Sweet Corn Eating Championship. At stake is […]

Adoption fees waived through April 30

Adoption fees waived at Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control and Peggy Adams Rescue League for dogs over 40 pounds and cats at least 5-months old now through April 30. For those who have been thinking about adopting a furry friend, there is no better time than now. Hundreds of animals are waiting to […]

VA to recognize survivors of Military Sexual Trauma

WEST PALM BEACH — April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center is joining forces with veterans to recognize those affected by Military Sexual Trauma (MST) with this year’s Clothesline Project to be held on Thursday, April 5 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the West Palm […]