Friday March 5, 2021

Palm Beach County School District is making a move that could most certainly change the course of many people’s lives. Free programs are now available for adults to learn vocational skills and various trades through Pre-Apprenticeship Trades Program. The trade courses are offered at the West Tech Education Center in Belle Glade. The program also attracts students from surrounding counties. For more information or to register for the free pre-apprenticeship program, click here.

So the governor has made it official. All school employees and child care workers in Florida, regardless of age, can receive the COVID-19 vaccine, the Governor made this announcement just yesterday. DeSantis said that his administration’s main goal is to continue vaccinating as many senior citizens as possible. Saying 25-year-olds are not as vulnerable to the virus as 80-year old’s. DeSantis said Thursday that all pharmacies and vaccination sites in Florida will accommodate the federal government’s order and administer the vaccine to educators, no matter their age. To learn more about the program, click here.

The Florida Highway Patrol has arrested 38-year-old Anne Marie Lang of Alva, for three counts of vehicular homicide, three counts of DUI manslaughter, and one count of DUI property damage. Lang is deemed responsible for the January 20 crash that took the lives of a father, Enedino, and his 2 daughters Keanna, and Aryana, Galindo. The crash happened on State Road 80 in Hendry County. Lang was driving east on State Road 80, in the vicinity of County Road 78A, in excess of 100 mph.  At the same time, Enedino Galindo attempted to back out from a residence, and entered the path of the Lang’s speeding vehicle. A toxicology examination determined Lang’s blood alcohol concentration level to be a .22. The legal blood alcohol content level is .08 percent. Lang was booked into the Hendry County Jail on March 4, 2021.

Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County is searching for Antonio Milian. His last known address is Doveland Dr., Pahokee. He is wanted for violation of probation on felony battery charges. If you have any information on the whereabouts of Antonio Milian, contact Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County.

The Department of Transportation has announced the roadwork that is to continue or to begin next week. In Glades County, crews will be making improvements to SR 78 from US 27 to the Herbert Hoover Bridge. On SR 80 from Hendry Isles Boulevard to Everhigh Road, crews will be repairing washouts. On US 27 from Flaghole Road to the Clewiston city limits, crews will be landscaping near the roadway. The roadwork will take place from 8 to 5 Monday through Thursday if the weather holds up. We realize there is a lot going on in our day to day, but please, drive safely, not just for yourself, but for others too.