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Storytime for Grownups: Villains… They’re Just Like Us

Storytime for Grownups: Villains… They’re Just Like Us

Dwight Shrute, of “The Office” fame, said, “A hero is part-human and part-supernatural. A hero is born out of childhood trauma, or out of a disaster that must be avenged.” Villains, in many cases, are mirror images of their superhero foes. I think there’s a lesson there. While you ponder this quandary, check out these […]

Palm Beach County Library System Presents the Bridging Faiths Series

Palm Beach County Library System Presents the Bridging Faiths Series

Starting this July, the Palm Beach County Library System is proud to offer the Bridging Faiths series. A series designed to encourage awareness and understanding of the diverse community that makes the Palm Beaches a great place to live. Through July and October, we’ll explore topics of fasting, religious attire, pilgrimages, tolerance, respect and forgiveness. […]

June Happenings at the Palm Beach County Commission

June Happenings at the Palm Beach County Commission

At the June 20, 2017, Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board took the following action:   District Park – approved a conceptual master plan for North County District Park and authorized staff to negotiate a long-term contract with the city of Palm Beach Gardens for the funding, construction, operation and maintenance of an active […]

A ‘HAPPENING’ day at the Gold Coast PR Council

A ‘HAPPENING’ day at the Gold Coast PR Council

On Tuesday, June 20, in front of an eager crowd representing some of the most powerful public relations firms in South Florida, Palm Beach Happening publisher Adam J. Sinclair delivered an impassioned address about the past, present, and future of your favorite hyperlocal online newsmagazine. Organized by Debbie Wemyss of DW Consulting, the monthly Gold Coast […]

What’s new with the Palm Beach County Commission?

What’s new with the Palm Beach County Commission?

At the June 6, 2017, Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board took the following action:   Sidewalks – affirmed a staff initiative to preserve native trees and environmentally favorable species such as oak, tamarind, buttonwood and gumbo limbo when repairing and replacing sidewalks and pathways due to root damage, but to continue the removal […]

County to Conduct Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes in Western Areas

County to Conduct Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes in Western Areas

The Palm Beach County Division of Mosquito Control will be doing aerial spraying beginning at sundown on Tuesday evening, June 13, weather permitting. The planned coverage area of approximately 270,000 acres will target populated areas west of Military Trail out to the Glades. The aircraft used is a Huey helicopter. Aerial spraying is necessary to […]