Acreage/Loxahatchee

New Pipes Under WPB Canal Could Cost ITID Millions

By at January 30, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

New Pipes Under WPB Canal Could Cost ITID Millions

Engineers gave updates on drainage projects in response to Tropical Storm Isaac flooding to the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors last week. The projects involve rebuilding large pump stations and drainage pipes. At the Jan. 21 meeting, Joseph Capra of Captec Engineering explained that the inverted siphon at the M-1 Canal allows water to go north more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

RV Stolen From Acreage Home

By at January 30, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

RV Stolen From Acreage Home

JAN. 27 — A deputy from the Acreage/Loxahatchee substation of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office was called to a home on 70th Place North in The Acreage on Tuesday afternoon regarding a stolen vehicle. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 3 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday, someone entered the victim’s property and removed the RV, valued at $11,500. According to more...

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Lox Groves OKs Commercial Moratorium On Okeechobee

By at January 23, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Lox Groves OKs Commercial Moratorium On Okeechobee

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council approved the preliminary reading of an ordinance Tuesday to impose a moratorium on the processing and review of applications to the town’s comprehensive plan relating to commercial uses on Okeechobee Blvd. The council had talked for several months about a moratorium after its denial of the Day family’s application for a project more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

SRHS Senior Chosen As Miss South Florida Fair

By at January 23, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

SRHS Senior Chosen As Miss South Florida Fair

Among the opening weekend highlights of the 2015 South Florida Fair was the Miss South Florida Fair Scholarship Pageant. At the pageant, 18-year-old Anisa Kornegay of Loxahatchee, a senior at Seminole Ridge High School, was crowned Miss South Florida Fair. She will receive a $3,000 scholarship, $1,000 cash award and other prizes. She will also go on to compete in the Miss more...

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Programs Through Seagull Services Help Area Teen Zachary Weber Thrive

By at January 23, 2015 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Programs Through Seagull Services Help Area Teen Zachary Weber Thrive

Zachary Weber is like a lot of teens. The 17-year-old plays sports year-round after school, and on weekends, he works a part-time job. Every day, his father, Jim, drives him from their Loxahatchee home to his charter school, the Seagull Academy for Independent Living. “After we found SAIL Academy, we never even thought about a different school,” Jim Weber said. more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , People

LGWCD Supervisors Approve Road And Canal Easement Survey

By at January 16, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

LGWCD Supervisors Approve Road And Canal Easement Survey

The Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Board of Supervisors on Monday hired the engineering firm Erdman Anthony to conduct surveys of the district’s roadways and canal easements in order to prepare maintenance maps. Erdman Anthony Vice President James Noth, a professional surveyor, gave a presentation on how the surveys will be conducted, explaining that the more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Leslie Mann Recalls Time Working With Gov. Mario Cuomo

By at January 16, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Leslie Mann Recalls Time Working With Gov. Mario Cuomo

Long-time Loxahatchee resident Leslie Mann paused this month to remember one of her great political mentors, former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, who passed away earlier this month. Mann spent several years working for Cuomo, crossing over from the 1980s to the 1990s. It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that she will never forget. Cuomo, a Democrat who served as more...

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Fundraiser For Acreage Resident Dave Spall

By at January 16, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Fundraiser For Acreage Resident Dave Spall

A community yard sale will be held for Dave Spall on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 7 and Feb. 8, from 6:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at 4812 123rd Trail North. Spall, 36, is a longtime Royal Palm Beach resident currently living in The Acreage. He attended local schools and he loved playing baseball for the Royal Palm Beach Youth Athletic Association. On Nov. 30, Spall, his more...

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ITID Reviews Traffic Calming Ideas For Acreage Roadways

By at January 9, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

ITID Reviews Traffic Calming Ideas For Acreage Roadways

Joseph Capra of Captec Engineering gave a rundown of traffic calming alternatives to the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors in a workshop session on Wednesday. The workshop was called by ITID President Carol Jacobs in preparation for projects to be carried out over the coming year. Capra reviewed more costly ideas and some more immediately more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

Groves Council Deadlock Puts RETGAC Chair Back On The Committee

By at January 9, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Groves Council Deadlock Puts RETGAC Chair Back On The Committee

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council’s reconsideration of an earlier motion to remove Keith Harris from the Roadway, Equestrian Trails & Greenway Advisory Committee (RETGAC) ended in a 2-2 stalemate Tuesday, which left Harris on the board. Councilman Ryan Liang, who appointed Harris to the board originally and made the original motion to remove Harris late last more...

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