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Five to receive Florida USHWA Allen J. Finkelson Scholarships

Five to receive Florida USHWA Allen J. Finkelson Scholarships

The Florida Chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA) has announced five candidates who will receive awards this year from the Allen J. Finkelson Scholarship Fund. The scholarship fund was established in memory of Hall of Famer Allen J. Finkelson, the former Vice President of Public Relations at Pompano Park and longtime Chairman […]

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 […]

Celebrate National Pet Fire Safety Day with free dog grooming

Celebrate National Pet Fire Safety Day with free dog grooming

Scenthound, the convenient and affordable way for dog parents to get routine care and clips for their dogs, is recognizing National Pet Fire Safety Day on July 15, 2017 by offering all fire fighters free dog grooming for their furry friends. Any firefighter who brings his or her dog in from July 10th to July […]

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 […]

Avoid the Summer Slide

Avoid the Summer Slide

Have you heard about the “Summer Slide?” No, it isn’t a new amusement park. The “Summer Slide” is a phrase used to describe the loss of reading skills that occur during the summer when children no longer have regular reading assignments. Basically, without practice, reading skills can decline. Parents and caregivers may find it difficult […]