Which Neighborhood Assoc. is yours? Click NAPC icon for answer:
Send email with your neigh- borhood questions/concerns: NAPCinfo@gmail.com
108 Tragedies. Homi- cides in PBC last year.
This year?Big difference.Click here to learn more.
PBSO’s non-emergency number below. Click on image for PBSO District 14 headquarters.
Have a tip? Call CrimeStop- pers at 800-458-8477 anony- mously to solve a crime.
Waiting for a response. Been almost 1½ months. Click “Eastward Ho!”
On western sprawl & afford- able housing: Environmental activists just saying “No” is no solution to our problems.
More excerpts from arti- cle in the Oxford Ameri- can: “Monkeywrench”
Click on “It Is Happening!” Anarchists from EarthFirst!, that ‘musical’ & Yours Truly.
Ever been to Spillway Park on C-51 Canal?
Great place to have lunch or take a nature walk. Click im- age for all City parks.
Besides I-95, another big reason for economic decline of Dixie Hwy?
Can you see former marina in Lake Worth? Click photo.
Latest exciting news. . .
Click “Blueway Trail”: C-51 Canal and public access to our Intracoastal Waterway.
At Farmer’s Market every Saturday (9:00– 1:00) come see the new hardcover book.
Next “Cottages” Tour sched- uled. Click image for tickets. Last tour Sold Out quickly.
Timely Lesson: FACTS about building height. Click on “The Big Lie”:
View west? From Golfview & 1st Ave. South? Deceitful tactics “at the door”. Don’t let yourself be fooled again.
Purchase gas, coffee. . . be treated the right way. Click “7-Eleven” below:
Live in City of Lake Worth? Clean pumps, well-lit, & cus- tomer service you deserve.
Greenacres & Suburban Lake Worth: The Post “In YOUR Commun- ity”? No. Just in LDub.
Click image. Why so much focus on little City of Lake Worth, not your community?
Click on “The Grinch” for upcoming events in our little City.
Are you a vendor? Need in- formation? Call Lauren Ben- nett at 561-533-7395.
Recall Christmas ‘gift’ from CBS12? Click on “Prayer To Satan?”
Sad reality in Lake Worth: Be wary of some in news media, even during holidays.
New restaurant in Downtown Lake Worth
Café Tecun: “Latin Food With Love”: 7 North ‘L’ St. Open 10:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
Looking for home/Real Estate in Central Palm Beach County?
Click image above. Contact Wes with your questions.
Blog began in 2006. One post stands out:
Use this link: “He [former Mayor Jim Stafford] was also quietly instrumental in getting rid of the rest of the Jim Crow ordinances in his administration and bringing in city water, paved streets to what was then considered to be ‘colored town’.”
How to use blog & con- tact Wes:
Below last blog post in left column click “Older Posts” for more. Right column for topics of interest; archives at end. @WesBlackman (Gmail & Twitter)/561-308-0364.
Follow Wes on Twitter. City of Lake Worth has a County “enclave”:
Why you need to con- sider City for business/ investment potential:
William Waters, the Dir. of Community Sustainability, explains how process has been streamlined/updated:“Lake Worth is open for bus- iness.” Click play, then You- Tube icon for full-screen.
Please Don’t Forget
Don’t forget those critics who did nothing for over 2 years to help City fix our roads. No ideas. Just com- plained. Acted out rudely.
Want to talk about civil- ity? Names on bullets. . .
City leaders in effigy, wear- ing KKK robes? Civility? Click on “Political Theater”.
Write a positive “Letter to Editor” about our lit- tle City of Lake Worth:
Trick is you need to follow up! Learn how using this link. Send a letter to Palm Beach Post editor today.On reporters and editors: “More cynical than their readers”, “desperate to be re- spected”, and easily bored, “especially by good news.”
Cars, bikes, curious kids & golf balls. A safe hab- itat for any reptile?
Daily hazards. Click on Go- pher tortoise to learn more.
City to alter water chlor-ination until Dec. 18th.
Q: “Hmmm. So much going on in Lake Worth. Is there a list?” A: Yes!
For “Things To Do” in this little City click image above.
This week’s Lake Worth Herald is online. Print edition out each Friday
Click image to subscribe or go to newsstand at 600 Lake Ave for print edition—still ¢50. To promote business or event call 561-585-9387.
How necessary is news- paper endorsement?
Not much effect in 2014. In 2017? Maybe better off with- out one. Click result above.
Public should be out- raged. Insulted. Why? Click ‘empty chair’.
“Do nothing” commissioner wants to be re-elected. Dis- trict 2 deserves better.
Start your campaign to become a City Commis- sioner for Lake Worth:
Click “City Commission” for details. Election: March 14th, 2017. City needs solutions, not more monkeywrenching.
Sister City Board: Big news for our friends in Lappeenranta, Finland!
And Saint-Marc, Haiti too! Click “Letter” to learn more.
Post ‘EXCLUSIVE’? “Lake Worth Plane Crash”? NOT TRUE.
Click on “X”. WPTV’s Char- lie Keegan was ONLY ONE to report crash accurately: “Suburban Lake Worth”.
Have drug addicted son/daughter? Solve that problem forever:
Lake Worth’s for you! Sober Homes near the BEACH too! Click image to learn more.
Lake Worth on Wikipe- dia—History, celebri- ties, Sister Cities, pol- itics: Click “I Love LW”
City incorporated in 1913. Mayor Pam Triolo first elected 2011. City Manager Michael Bornstein hired April 2012. Land area: 5.64 sq. miles. Elevation: 16′. Population: City ≈40,000/ metro area ≈6 million.
Nonsense. Our Beach is never ‘For Sale’. Just more silliness in LDub.
Don’t be distracted. Focus on real issues: Our schools, road repairs, public health, educa- tion, & safety for everyone.
Fact: Since depths of Great Recession prop- erty values in our CRA District increased 76%.
For news about CRA’s meet- ing last week click on “Pub- lix”, just 1 of many accom- plishments in Lake Worth.
Post reporter called Herman Robinson the ‘D’ word. Outrageous!
Click image. . . and the press scratches their heads, “Why doesn’t the public trust us?”
Lake Worth’s Rotary meets every Wednesday
Click “Doers” for details. Pres. Nadine Burns invites you to Brogues downtown.
Mayor of Lake Worth is “The Food Lady”, Sun- day, 10:00 a.m., WFLX
Click image. Our ambassa- dor is a star again on TV!
Mayor Pam Triolo on the heroin epidemic
Strong words. Grim, urgent “Proclamation” from last August (FF to 1:50 mark):
Worth-less tabloids pro- vide community benefit: Clean windows cheap!
Click pitch above to see how.
Volunteers always wel- come at Lake Worth’s Visitor Center:
Click icon to learn more or call 561-540-5304, Monday to Friday, 10:00–4:00.
Is City of Lake Worth a “sanctuary city”?
No. City is not and never was a ‘sanctuary city’. Click this link to learn more. To help immigrants learn English or distribute donations contact Guatemalan/Maya Center.
Quiz: How long is Lake Worth’s BEACH(!)?
Is it 2 miles long? 5¼ miles? 1½ miles? 0.26 miles (1,280′)? Or. . . 1 mile and 98′? Use this link for answer.
Flawed logic by sup- porters of ‘home occu- pations’, click on map:
Public skeptical for good reason: Rezoning, or upzon- ing, negatively affects resi- dential neighborhoods.
City Manager provoked by “egregious”, “in- competent” article:
Michael Bornstein on this ‘news’ in the Post: “We [City] are held to a higher standard, they [the press] should hold themselves to a higher standard” too.
Not a true statement any more: “The people who vote in Lake Worth. . .
. . . don’t stick to the issues.” Potholes, roads, & sidewalks not everyone’s top priority. Creating tumult, “constant turmoil” is #1 goal for some. Click red/white sign.
No luck getting any at- tention from Post for your event/business?
Click image for an expert's “Five Tips” to get noticed.
Two Lake Worth com- missioners: Send Lake ‘O’ Water South!
Click image. Did they call Belle Glade Mayor Wilson? Pahokee Mayor Babb? South Bay Mayor Kyles? Mayor Roland in Clewiston?
Blue-Green Algae—The News & Myth vs. FACT
Be very skeptical of ‘news’. Click “Fact” from SFWMD.
In 2014, Palm Beach Post editor wrote these words about our roads:
“. . . this is a testament to just how long previous commis- sions have ignored the city’s basic needs.” While roads fell apart, a prior commis- sion wasted millions on Ca- sino fiasco. Misplaced pri- orities you’re still paying for.
Francis, Jeanne, Wilma showed City was vulner- able in 2004/2005. . .
. . . then Hurricane Matthew proved our Lake Worth Elec- tric Utility was reliable once again: click image above.
Dark Skies: Lake Worth leads way with LED’s
City getting national atten- tion, from Royal Astronom- ical Society of Canada as well. For more use this link.
Click image or call 561-214- 0685. Meet at Sunset Ridge Park on 14th Ave. North.
Prayer or Moment of Silence at Commission meetings? Click image:
Moot point if City commis- sioner is absent for roll call.
Too early to sponsor Lake Worth’s 2017 23rd Annual Street Painting Festival? NO WAY!
Click “Don't Miss It” to be- come sponsor. Get Noticed!
Stay focused on the is- sues. . . Don’t be dis- tracted by the media:
Click mural to refresh mem- ory. Remember that “one woman” and ‘too White’ Cuban-American boy?
Asst. State Attorney Al Johnson speaks with City residents:
Click “Tip Line”: Videos & more on Sober Homes.
Ribbon cutting post- poned. Stay tuned.
Solar & renewable energy: Our little City leads the way.
Remember! Public com- ment at City Commis- sion is TWO minutes.
Click on advice, BEFORE YOU COMPLAIN: “The greater the controversy, the more you need manners.” Judith Martin (Ms. Manners)
Best cities in U.S. to start a small business (click list):
A stable, reliable City gov- ernment and understandable regulations. Many worked very hard for this City to realize its potential.
Click icon for official City website:
“Lake Worth is walkable, bike-able, has a ton of amenities for its residents and visitors, as well as an active social calendar.”—Tammy Pansa, quoted in Post, March 20th, 2016.
Concerned about Zika?
Click image. Mr. Reisinger of PBC ERM gave presen- tation to City Commission.
Feral cats are decimat- ing our native birds:
Click on threatened Florida Scrub Jay to learn more.
Did you know 2 of “19 Best Environmentalists in South Florida” are in Lake Worth?
Both work real hard to stop anything from moving for- ward in this littleCity but are blind to western sprawl? Anotherhuge development coming to Lake Worth Rd. west of City. But. . . City improves street lighting and that’s a problem? Could real problem be we need better environmentalists?
My tour of the Gulf Stream Hotel:
“It was like the crew doing the work went on lunch break, years ago, and haven’t returned to finish the work.” Click here to read moreand enjoy this video:
City crime data: “Gar- bage In Garbage Out”
Click image: ‘Lake Worth’ zip codes (9 total) distort City's actual crime rate.
City now on Instagram!
Click ‘Grapes’ to learn more.
Recall Comm. Ryan Maier’s BIG IDEA to bring more investment into the City?