West County Senior Center to hold “Be Scam Smart” workshop for seniors

BELLE GLADE — The Palm Beach County Division of Senior Services and the Florida Department of Financial Services will host a free, Be Scam Smart workshop for seniors, their families and caregivers at the West County Senior Center, 2916 State Road in Belle Glade, on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 10 – 11 a.m. For information, […]

Sun Spots

PBC Health Dept. offers immunization shots The Department of Health will be offering appointments and accommodating walk-ins for immunization school shots from July 30 to Aug. 17 at the C.L. Brumback Health Center, 38754 State Road 80 in Belle Glade. For information, call 561-625-5180. WTEC registration & testing West Technical Education Center, 2625 State Hwy […]

WGSC offers free dental services for seniors

BELLE GLADE — The West County Senior Center (WCSC) will offer free oral health examination and oral cancer screening services on Thursday, Aug. 16, 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: • […]

Glades-area teens to attend b-ball All-Star Camp

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation makes it possible for eight teenagers to attend Basketball All-Star Camp in New Jersey. The PBC Sheriff’s Foundation presented checks to the teenagers during a ceremony on Aug. 1 at the First Baptist Church in Belle Glade. All of the travel expenses will be covered by the Palm Beach […]

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 […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Errol Thomas

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Errol Thomas, 28, 6 feet 1 inch tall, black, male, 150 pounds, black hair, brown eyes and he has multiple tattoos. His last known address was on South Jordan Boulevard in Pahokee. Thomas is wanted on a misdemeanor warrant for […]

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 […]

Early Vote begins Monday, August 13 for the August 28 Primary

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Early Voting for the August 28, 2018 will begin on Monday, Aug. 13, and end Sunday, Aug. 26. All locations will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Early Voting will be available at the following 15 locations: Acreage Branch Library 15801 Orange Boulevard Loxahatchee, FL 33470 Belle Glade […]

Belle Glade Library Happenings

• Pop Up! Arts & Crafts will be held on Thursday, Aug. 9 and Aug. 28 at 3:30 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 18 at 2:30 p.m. for all ages. Features a fun new craft that all children can enjoy. (60 minutes) • LEGO Bricks will be held on Saturday, Aug 25, at 1 p.m. Build, […]

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 […]