District to serve students six free meals on one day next week

WEST PALM BEACH — Six meals will be distributed on one day next week. The change is due to the holiday. School Food Service workers will distribute meals on Tuesday, June 30. Parents who pick up food on Tuesday will receive six days’ worth of meals. Grab & Go Meals are FREE to students 18 […]

Project LIFT increases capacity during COVID crisis

BELLE GLADE — The youth at Project LIFT in Palm City and Belle Glade are no strangers to adversity. In fact, the program is designed to build their resilience and help them adjust their sails when a storm hits. Those storms often include trauma, generational poverty, academic struggles and substance abuse. But what happens when […]

CareerSource Palm Beach County’s Belle Glade Career Center reopens June 15; West Palm Beach Career Center remains open CareerSource Palm Beach County’s Belle Glade Career Center reopens June 15; West Palm Beach Career Center remains open

WEST PALM BEACH — CareerSource Palm Beach County’s Belle Glade Career Center at 1085 S. Main St. will reopen with limited services from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays beginning Monday, June 15. The West Palm Beach Career Center at 3400 Belvedere Road has been open since June 1, but the Delray Beach center remains […]

PBSO detectives investigating early-morning homicide in Belle Glade

PALM BEACH COUNTY — A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report stated that shortly after 1 a.m. Thursday, June 11, deputies responded to a shooting in the 400 block of Southwest Avenue C in Belle Glade. Upon arrival, deputies located a male deceased from apparent gunshot wound(s). Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division arrived on […]

Peaceful protest takes place in Belle Glade

BELLE GLADE — A dozen or so organized peaceful demonstrators began a march to call attention to police brutality — and the deaths of many people of color from such incidents across the U.S. — through Belle Glade neighborhoods starting at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 6. City Commission Seat A candidate Robert C. Mitchell, […]

Detectives are investigating a homicide in Belle Glade

BELLE GLADE — A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office press release stated that at approximately 1:36 p.m. on Monday, June 8, deputies responded to a shooting in the 100 block of State Road 715 in Belle Glade. Upon arrival deputies located an adult male suffering from gunshot wound(s). The male was transported to a local […]

UPDATE: Incumbent Martin ahead in unofficial results Challenger for Belle Glade commission 21 votes short

BELLE GLADE — Voters here apparently re-elected City Commissioner Michael C. Martin on Tuesday, June 2, by a slim margin in the city’s municipal election; however, the results from the county elections office are still unofficial. Only 12.56% of the 7,631 active, registered voters came to the polls or cast a ballot by mail (VBM), […]

Palm Beach County starts Summer Food Service Program

WEST PALM BEACH – Palm Beach County Youth Services Department’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) has transitiond from pre-summer feeding at eight locations to the full Summer Food Service Program feeding schedule in June. Forty-three sites throughout the county, including 16 Palm Beach County Library locations, will serve as meal distribution sites with additional sites […]

Red Cross responds to a home fire in Bell Glade

BELL GLADE — On June 1, local American Red Cross volunteers from the Palm Beach and Treasure Coast Chapter virtually responded to a home fire on Southwest Avenue H in Bell Glade. Local Red Cross volunteer members of the Disaster Action Team helped coordinate emergency aid to those affected. Fire officials say four people were […]

Mitchell challenges Martin for Belle Glade Commission seat

BELLE GLADE — In his second run for Belle Glade City Commission, Robert C. Mitchell is a candidate in the June 2 election for Seat A, currently occupied by Commissioner Michael C. Martin. Mr. Mitchell was unsuccessful in his 2018 run for Vice Mayor Mary Ross Wilkerson’s seat, his first-time candidacy. Commissioner Martin is a […]