Let’s Talk for a Healthier Glades set Sept. 17

BELLE GLADE — Glades residents are invited to Let’s Talk for a Healthier Glades at the following times and locations: • Monday, Sept. 17, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 491 E Main St. in Pahokee. • Monday, Oct. 8, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the Leon Camel Resource […]

Manufacturing business may locate in Belle Glade

At their meeting next week, the Palm Beach County Commission will consider giving a tax break to a manufacturing business if it moves to Belle Glade. The Sept. 18 agenda states: “Project Paper is contemplating relocating its Florida-based manufacturing business to the City of Belle Glade or to one of the company’s other manufacturing sites […]

Animal Care & Control Waiving Adoption Fees

PALM BEACH COUNTY — It is raining cats and kittens at Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control. Because of the high number of cats and kittens that are in need of good homes, the shelter has waived the adoption fee for all cats and kittens and is offering a “name your price” adoption promotion […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Gerald Jones

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Gerald Jones, 23, black, male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, 180 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, and he has multiple tattoos. His last known address was on Lakeshore Drive in Canal Point. Jones is wanted on a warrant for a […]

FDOT to hold workshop for SR 15 resurfacing project Sept. 13

PAHOKEE — The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District Four, will conduct a public information workshop to learn about the proposed improvements for State Road 15/U.S. 441/U.S. 98 resurfacing project from south of Morgan Road to south of Shirley Drive. The public information workshop is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. […]

Job fair to bring a variety of employers to PBSC Belle Glade campus

BELLE GLADE — South Florida companies representing a variety of industries will be seeking qualified candidates at a job fair on Sept. 19, sponsored by Palm Beach State College’s Belle Glade campus. Employers will be recruiting for full- and part-time openings, as well as internships. The job fair is free and open to the public. […]

Kathryn E. Cunningham/Canal Point Elementary School News

Flag football player honored CANAL POINT — Kathryn E. Cunningham/Canal Point Elementary School would like to congratulate Bryce Hall for receiving “Player of the Week” at Canal Point Elementary Boys & Girls Club for her outstanding flag football game against Rosenwald Elementary Boys & Girls Club. Special shout-out to Mrs. Biggs (director) for allowing students […]

PBCCSD to host “The New Homeless Plan” events for faith-based entities

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Throughout the month of September, the Palm Beach County Community Services Department (PBCCSD) will host a series of events to engage faith-based organizations in its collective effort and plan to end homelessness in Palm Beach County, educate the community, and improve access to the homeless response system for homeless individuals and […]

WCSC offers free oral services to seniors

BELLE GLADE — The West County Senior Center is offering FREE Oral health examination and oral cancer screening services at 10 a.m. on Wednesday , Sept. 19 and Thursday, Sept. 20 to seniors 60 and older. Preventative dental services: • Oral hygiene instructions • Oral prophylaxis • Fluoride varnish applications • Silver diamine fluoride application. […]

Glades Day FFA off to a remarkable school year!

This year on Aug. 24 and 25, there were three lucky student officers from Glades Day FFA who attended the Chapter Presidents Conference in Orlando. Peyton Pelham, Leena Bolanos and Camber Pope along with their advisor, Kalyn Hartley, had a blast learning ways they can improve their chapter as they made their “mark” advocating for […]