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Chief Academic Officer Cheryl Alligood Retires After 35-Year Educational Career

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Chief Academic Officer Cheryl Alligood Retires After 35-Year Educational Career

Cheryl Alligood, chief academic officer of the School District of Palm Beach County, retired this month after a 35-year career, including 18 years with Palm Beach County schools. “It has been a great experience,” Alligood said. “I’m ready to move on and spend time as a grandmother now.” Alligood, who grew up outside Philadelphia, started her career as a more...

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Preston Black Born

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Preston Black Born

Greg, Allyson and big brother Greyson Black are proud to announce the birth of Preston Ray Black. Born Oct. 1 at 7:50 a.m. at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Preston weighed 7 lbs., 14 oz., and measured 21 inches more...

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St. Rita Church Knights Charity Golf Tournament

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St. Rita Church Knights Charity Golf Tournament

The 25th annual St. Rita Catholic Church Knights of Columbus Charity Golf Tournament was held Saturday, Oct. 18 at the Palm Beach Polo Golf & Country Club. More than 120 golfers participated to raise money for the group’s scholarship foundation for needy families. Shown here is Knights of Columbus member Al Paglia kneeling in front of a group of former Wellington more...

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Rotary Honored For Polio Program

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Rotary Honored For Polio Program

Members of the Wellington Rotary Club attended the Wellington Village Council meeting on Oct. 12 to accept a proclamation naming Oct. 24 as World Polio Day in Wellington. Village officials honored Rotary International for its work in nearly eradicating this disease. Shown here are Wellington Rotarians with the more...

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Royal Palm Beach Detectives Honored

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Royal Palm Beach Detectives Honored

Detectives with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office District 9 substation were recognized recently by the Royal Palm Beach Rotary for their outstanding work in the first two quarters of 2014. Shown here are Det. Carino, RPB Rotary President Diane Smith, Capt. Paul Miles, Det. Vance, Lt. Ulrich Naujoks and Chief Deputy Mike more...

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Rotarians, Interact Clean Road In RPB

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Rotarians, Interact Clean Road In RPB

The Royal Palm Beach Rotary Club and the Interact Club at Royal Palm Beach High School participated in the “Adopt a Highway” project, completely cleaning their adopted section, Okeechobee Blvd. between State Road 7 and Royal Palm Beach more...

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‘Paws For A Blessing’ At St. Michael

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‘Paws For A Blessing’ At St. Michael

St. Michael Lutheran Church in Wellington hosted its sixth annual “Paws For A Blessing” on Sunday, Oct. 19. The event included representation from Paws4Liberty, a local nonprofit that helps returning soldiers with disabilities regain their independence through a service dog. To learn more about upcoming events, visit more...

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Justin Bartlett Animal Rescue Helps Fly Animals To Freedom

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Justin Bartlett Animal Rescue Helps Fly Animals To Freedom

On Saturday, Sept. 27, Justin Bartlett Animal Rescue in Royal Palm Beach again participated in the Pilots and Paws Freedom Flight. The all-volunteer staff members are repeat participants in the annual event, dedicated to saving animals at risk of euthanasia, helping them find happy endings with loving families, in a loving home. Those at Justin Bartlett Animal more...

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Author Susan Beattie Visits Binks Forest

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Author Susan Beattie Visits Binks Forest

Author Susan Beattie visited Binks Forest Elementary School on Thursday, Oct. 9 to read from her book, Luke’s Story: A Rescue Puppy’s First Year on Palm Beach & Worth Avenue. Beattie introduced students to the story of Luke, a rescue puppy from Big Dog Ranch Rescue who was adopted by Beattie’s son, Greg. For more info., visit www.lukesstory.com. PHOTOS BY ANDREA more...

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Sons Of Italy Celebrate Columbus Day

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Sons Of Italy Celebrate Columbus Day

The Sons of Italy Michelangelo Lodge #2864 held its Columbus Day dinner dance on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center. The Italian buffet supper was catered by Mamma Mia. Andrea Tesoro sang classic Italian songs, and a DJ played dance more...

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