Opinion

Prince’s Death Is A Reminder For All About The Fragility Of Life

By at April 29, 2016 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

Last week, the music-loving world was stunned by news of the sudden passing of Prince Rogers Nelson, better known by just his first name — the Minneapolis-raised musical genius who recorded hits such as “Raspberry Beret,” “1999” and “When Doves Cry.” While his death at the young age of 57 is still surrounded by mystery, the circumstances offer some wider more...

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Letter: Teacher Appreciation: It’s More Than Just One Week

By at April 29, 2016 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

With Teacher Appreciation Week coming up, I think it is important to let people know that it is a very important week. Yes, some may say that it is another made-up thing where you have to get gifts, but it is more than that! These are the people helping to raise the next generation. They have our children for much of the day, and they help to mold them into our future more...

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Letter: To Serve And Protect

By at April 29, 2016 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

We seem to be faced with a new reality, which includes the deafening sound of silence from supporters of the Wounded Warrior Project. The outrage continues over our government’s failure to recognize their responsibility in taking care of our young men and women who it has sent into harm’s way, and it continues in the form of recent revelations and scandals within more...

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It’s Time To Move On From The Contentious Local Elections

By at April 22, 2016 | 12:02 am | 2 Comments

With all the justifiable attention that has been given to the strange proceedings that make up the 2016 United States presidential campaigns, it may be difficult to see the forest from the trees. Specifically, that the importance of local government in the daily lives of citizens is often more vital than that of the federal government. The decisions made at the local, more...

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Letter: Thanks To Those Who Helped Save My Life

By at April 22, 2016 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

Tuesday, March 22 is a day I’ll never forget. I parked at the Publix supermarket located at Southern and Crestwood boulevards, as I planned to pick up a prescription. I walked behind my car and the one next to it when I could not continue breathing. A wonderful Publix customer saw me struggling and offered his arm to help me into the store. As soon as we got into the more...

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Letter: Flavors 2016 A Great Success

By at April 22, 2016 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce’s 13th annual Flavors was once again a smashing success. We wish to thank Chairman Michael Ferreira, our host venue, our exhibitors, our sponsors, our members, our volunteers and our residents for this success. Flavors of Wellington brings together the best of the best Wellington Chamber member restaurants, catering venues, more...

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Letter: Help Postal Carriers Stamp Out Hunger

By at April 22, 2016 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

Saturday, May 14 marks the 24th anniversary of one of America’s great days of giving — the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Letter carriers walk through the community every day, often coming face to face with a sad reality for too many, hunger. So, each year, on the second Saturday in May, letter carriers across the country more...

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The Earth Day Network’s Focus This Year Is On Planting Trees

By at April 15, 2016 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

Earth Day is celebrated each year on April 22. This year marks the 46th such celebration of the world around us. The first one, which took place in 1970, was marked by a rally in Chicago and several other cities. Twenty years later, in 1990, Earth Day went international, with estimates ranging from 100 million to 200 million participating across the globe. This year, more...

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Letter: Keep Tommy Cheatham

By at April 15, 2016 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

I am one of the more than 300 local tennis players who use the wonderful Wellington Tennis Center facility. In my view, Tommy Cheatham is a first-rate club manager and tennis pro who has built a truly outstanding tennis program benefiting hundreds of local players at all levels, and has operated it successfully for many years. I was shocked to learn that the more...

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Letter: Eureka: The Process Worked!

By at April 15, 2016 | 12:01 am | 6 Comments

Yes, I was a skeptic and quite sure that the Royal Palm Beach appointment process was a path to disaster, either with no outcome or an outcome contrary to the choice of the voters; but indeed it turned out to be a success. Council members opening with their top choices of the 11 applicants, giving a brief overview of what each had to offer the village and their more...

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