Monday, November 23, 2020

Around Town

South Florida Fairgrounds Hosts Ultra Con Event

Ultra Con was held at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on Saturday, Aug. 29 and Sunday, Aug. 30 featuring dozens of vendors, a cosplay contest and special guests, including Sam J. Jones of Flash Gordon fame. Learn more...

Semper Fi Service Dogs Program Holds Training Session

Fifteen dogs and handlers from Semper Fi Service Dogs-No Vet Left Behind participated in service dog training at Horses & Hounds Farm on Saturday, Aug. 15. Handlers helped dogs gain confidence with new experiences, like seeing a horse close...

Wellington Hosts Back-To-School Drive-Thru Event

The Village of Wellington hosted its Back-to-School Drive-Thru event on Saturday, Aug. 15 at Village Park. Students registered for the event received one of 650 backpacks with back-to-school supplies made possible through partnerships with premier sponsor the Christopher Aguirre...

Wellington Extends Summer Camps And Academies

Due to a delayed start to the 2020-21 school year, Wellington Parks & Recreation has extended its summer camps and academies to accommodate families seeking activities to help keep their kids happy, healthy, active and engaged. Programs active at...

B&G Club Stays Open For Extended Summer Camp

Monday, Aug. 10 was the first day of extended summer camp at the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club in Wellington. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County has extended its summer camp schedule through...

Bow Wow Luau Party At PBC Animal Care & Control

Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control held a Bow Wow Luau birthday party for shelter dogs on Saturday, Aug. 8. Dogs got a whipped cream cone, toys and other enrichment from shelter staff and volunteers. “Op Around the...

Outsiders Drill Team Practices For Upcoming Event

Outsiders Drill Team members held a practice on Monday, July 27 at Old Cypress in Loxahatchee Groves. Riders practiced several choreographed maneuvers to music, such as the pinwheel and the whip. The local drill team is getting ready for...

Rotarians Help Back To Basics With School Uniforms

Wellington Rotary Club members gathered at the Back to Basics warehouse in Wellington on Monday, July 20 to help the local nonprofit distribute new school uniforms to students in need. Representatives from different schools dropped by to pick up...

Repticon Returns To The South Florida Fairgrounds

Repticon returned to the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center on July 18 and 19 featuring snakes, tarantulas, bearded dragons and more for sale. Vendors were selling all necessary items to house and care for reptiles, including food items. Breeders...

Yesteryear Village Re-Opens At The Fairgrounds

Yesteryear Village, a 9-acre living history park at the South Florida Fairgrounds, has re-opened for visitors Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in a limited capacity under COVID-19 guidelines. Last weekend, guests got to see demonstrations of woodturning and blacksmithing. Kids...

Palms West Hospital Employees Enjoy Kona Ice Treat

MaxHealth Chiropractic provided Kona Ice to the staff, providers and patients at Palms West Hospital on Friday, July 3. The donation lifted the spirits of all of those working on the frontlines. Dr. Max and Jenn Cohen of MaxHealth...

Fair Eats Drive-Thru Proves Popular At Fairgrounds

Thousands of people enjoyed their favorite fair foods over the holiday weekend at the "Fair Eats Drive-Thru at the South Florida Fairgrounds" held Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5. The menu included popular items like turkey legs and...

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Town-Crier Digital Issue For November 20, 2020

Click here to pull up the Town-Crier Digital Issue for November 20, 2020. LEAD STORIES: ITID To Celebrate Park...

Virtual Farm City Features State Commissioner, Ag Leaders

Farm City, hosted virtually this year by the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Nov. 18, focused on the effects of...

Commission Keeps Kerner Mayor, Citing Need For Continuity

The Palm Beach County Commission re-appointed District 3 Commissioner Dave Kerner to serve as mayor on Tuesday, Nov. 17 during its annual re-organizational meeting. Kerner...

Groves Council Hears Report On Possible New Grant Sources

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council heard an update from lobbyist Mary McNicholas with Geoffrey B. Sluggett & Associates on Tuesday, Nov. 17 about new...

Part Of Lotis Property On State Road 7 Rezoned As Mixed Use

A former sand quarry on State Road 7 just north of Forest Hill Blvd. moved forward with plans for a mixed-use development at the...