Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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The Arc’s President And CEO Recognized As Community Giant

Kimberly McCarten consistently leads The Arc of Palm Beach County to new heights as its president and CEO. So tremendous are the nonprofit’s achievements that the Inner City Youth Golfers organization has named McCarten a “Community Giant,” recognizing her...

Cindy Screnci Wins Para Dressage National Championship With Sights Set On Tokyo

Reigning USEF Grade V Para Equestrian of the Year Cindy Screnci of Wellington has been promoted to the Para Dressage Pathway Development Athletes roster following multiple victories on Eragon VF and Riccione at the Adequan/USEF Para Dressage National Championships...

Connections Education Center Volunteer Orlando Ortiz Receives Fundraising Honor

Debra Johnson, principal and executive director of the Connections Education Center of the Palm Beaches, a Palm Beach County charter school serving students on the autism spectrum, recently announced that Orlando Ortiz, a founding member of the school’s board...

Mary Tidy-Coyle Brings Lifelong Love Of Art To The Armory Art Center

Acreage resident Mary Tidy-Coyle tells her students at the Armory Art Center that creating art is more than fun, it requires continual practice. “Art is a growing process… something to nurture,” Tidy-Coyle said. A celebrated artist, Tidy-Coyle has been practicing art...

Wellington Pioneer Ken Adams Dies At Age 90

Former Palm Beach County Commissioner Ken Adams, who was a leader in Wellington’s incorporation effort, died after a prolonged illness at the age of 90 in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Nov. 11. A retired U.S. Air Force major,...

Wellington’s Tanya Quickel And Acme Improvement District Honored By FASD

The Florida Association of Special Districts recently held its quarterly membership meeting in person for the first time since January, adhering to all CDC safety recommendations. Recognitions usually given out at the association’s annual conference, canceled due to pandemic,...

State Rep. Willhite Receives National Award For Alzheimer’s Disease Volunteerism

The Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation (GAP) has recognized State Rep. Matt Willhite (D-District 86) as the honoree of the National Citizen Scientist Collaborator Award. JEM Research Institute, part of the Headlands Research organization, where Willhite is a study partner for...

Palms West Hospital Hosts Safe Alternative To Door-To-Door Trick Or Treating For Holiday

On Saturday, Oct. 24, Palms West Hospital hosted a Fall Festival & Trunk or Treat for hospital employees and their families. Volunteers from all departments decorated their car trunks and provided children a safe alternative to door-to-door trick or...

John Gough Graduates From Boston University

Boston University awarded academic degrees to 2,003 students in September 2020. Among the graduates was John L. Gough of Wellington, who received a master’s degree in financial management. Founded in 1839, Boston University is an internationally recognized institution of higher education...

Wellington Youth Council Wins Photo Competition

The Florida League of Cities, the united voice for Florida’s municipal governments, recently announced the winners of the 2020 Youth Council Photography Competition. The competition asks Florida’s municipal youth councils to showcase what they love about their city, town or...

Art Society Announces Virtual Gallery Exhibit ‘Artscapes’

The Wellington Art Society is participating in Artscapes, a virtual exhibit scheduled from Nov. 1 until Jan. 4. This exhibit features 25 artists and 80 original artworks by Wellington Art Society members, including stained glass, handmade paper, photography, painting...

WPB Walk To End Alzheimer’s Raises More Than $111,000 To Combat Disease

Hundreds of West Palm Beach residents helped lead the way to the first survivor of Alzheimer’s disease by participating in the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, Oct. 24. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, participants walked as individuals and...

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RPB Wins Award For Best Participation In County Census Competition

West Palm Beach Commissioner Christina Lambert and Wellington Councilman John McGovern congratulated the Village of Royal Palm Beach last...

Royal Palm Council Approves Two More Fuel Pumps At RaceTrac

The Royal Palm Beach Village Council last week approved a request by RaceTrac to add two more fuel pumps and extend the canopy at...

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 With Ribbon Cutting, Holiday Parade...

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...