Acreage/Loxahatchee

Bair And Ballweg Head To Runoff

By at August 29, 2014 | 12:05 am | 4 Comments

Bair And Ballweg Head To Runoff

Indian Trail Improvement District Seat 3 incumbent Supervisor Ralph Bair and challenger Alan Ballweg advanced to November’s general election ballot after receiving the most votes in a three-way primary Tuesday. Bair garnered 1,281 votes (41.3 percent), Ballweg took 1,134 votes (36.6 percent) and David Bradley pulled 684 votes (22.1 percent). A total of 3,099 votes more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

Benefit For Injured Acreage Athlete

By at August 29, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Benefit For Injured Acreage Athlete

Helping Hearts Corp. held a fundraiser on Sunday, Aug. 24 at Acreage Community Park for Acreage resident Antonio “A.J.” Young Jr., a local boy who was accidentally shot with a pellet gun a few months ago. Visitors enjoyed a workshop from Home Depot, raffle baskets, food trucks, giant bubbles, music, children’s activities and more. To learn how to help, contact more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured

Hawks Defeat South Plantation In Pre-Season Game

By at August 29, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Hawks Defeat South Plantation In Pre-Season Game

BY GENE NARDI The Seminole Ridge High School varsity football team hosted Broward’s South Plantation on Friday, Aug. 22 in a preseason match-up. The Hawks edged the Paladins 24-20 for the win before a capacity crowd at Callery-Judge Stadium. Although Seminole Ridge never trailed in the contest after a pair of scores by running backs Kerrith Whyte and Dalton Case, more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Sports

Palm Beach State Almost Ready To Start New Campus

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Palm Beach State Almost Ready To Start New Campus

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council heard a report Tuesday from Palm Beach State College on plans for the development of its new 75-acre campus at B Road and Southern Blvd. Director of Facilities John Wasukanis said the plan has not changed significantly from when the college received its comp plan and rezoning request several years ago. He said significant buffers more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Indian Trail Seat 3 Candidates In Their Own Words

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

Indian Trail Seat 3 Candidates In Their Own Words

In advance of the Aug. 26 primary election, the Town-Crier invited the three candidates seeking Seat 3 on the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors — incumbent Ralph Bair and challengers Alan Ballweg and David Bradley — to submit brief statements on their qualifications. If no candidate gets more than 50 percent of the vote on Aug. 26, the top two more...

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Volunteers Help Beautify Western Pines

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

Volunteers Help Beautify Western Pines

Western Pines Middle School teachers and community volunteers joined landscape specialists and volunteers from Home Depot on Friday, Aug. 15 to add landscaping to the school grounds. Home Depot representatives brought more than 120 pieces, ranging from pavers, rocks, soil, plants and gardening tools. Other community contributors include Doug’s Lawn & Landscaping, 3D more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured , Schools

Fun Time At Lion Country Safari Camp

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Fun Time At Lion Country Safari Camp

Lion Country Safari offered a variety of activities at its weeklong summer camp held Aug. 4-8. Campers fed birds, visited plenty of animals, created arts and crafts projects, splashed in the fountains, and took part in many other educational and fun things. For more info., visit more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured , Sports

ITID Easement Moves Corbett Levee Project One Step Forward

By at August 15, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

ITID Easement Moves Corbett Levee Project One Step Forward

By Briana D’Andrea The South Florida Water Management District is one step closer to developing its long-planned levee in between the J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area and The Acreage. The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors gave the green light to a quadrant agreement and temporary construction easement for the project at a meeting more...

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Campers Visit McCarthy’s Sanctuary

By at August 15, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Campers Visit McCarthy’s Sanctuary

Okeeheelee Nature Center campers took a field trip on Tuesday, Aug. 5 to McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary in The Acreage. Kids got to pet birds, geckos, salamanders, lizards, a snake and a kinkajou. They also got to see and learn about the rescued wild cats that live at the more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured , Sports

Seminole Ridge Football Team Preps For Fall Season

By at August 15, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Seminole Ridge Football Team Preps For Fall Season

BY GENE NARDI The fall football season is about to get underway, and the Seminole Ridge High School Hawks have high expectations. Last year, the Hawks were the District 9-8A runners-up and finished the season with a 6-5 record. The Hawks also saw 28 seniors graduate with the Class of 2014, but will return key starters on both sides of the ball. Returning as more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Sports