Former State Senator to Run for Mayor of Coral Springs

Former State Senator to Run for Mayor of Coral Springs

By: Buddy Nevins

Former Democratic State Senator Skip Campbell is about to reenter elective politics with a race for mayor of Coral Springs, numerous sources say.
Campbell has told political sources he will file for office this week.

The mayor’s position became vacant when former Mayor Roy Gold dropped out of the race in June three days after filing.

Public or Charter: The Road to Finding the Right Fit for my Children

Public or Charter: The Road to Finding the Right Fit for my Children

Every time I turn around, a new charter school is opening, sending glossy brochures of students – stock photos, but nonetheless appealing, of kids in lab coats, or enjoying algebra. And that’s when a parent may find themselves at the open houses, registering for the new charter school’s lottery, and doing a lot of soul searching about whether or not to abandon their public school.

A Message from Sheriff Scott Israel: Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

A Message from Sheriff Scott Israel: Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

Every year, thousands of animal cruelty cases are reported nationwide. These cases can result from either deliberate abuse or merely the failure to take proper care of an animal. As sheriff of Broward County, it is my duty to ensure that all animals in our community are protected. Whether you live in an urban or a rural community, animal abuse is a serious crime.

Coral Springs Marine Achieves Higher Education in Midst of Deployment

Coral Springs Marine Achieves Higher Education in Midst of Deployment

Coral Springs resident Sgt. Charles Swope was recently the focus of a story about the challenges of finishing his education while being deployed. He is the son of residents Charles and Theresa Swope. Charles grew up in the city, was an Eagle Scout from Troop 246, and even graduated early from Coral Springs High School to join the Marine Corp.

Famous Pabst Blue Ribbon Festivus Pole Being Auctioned for Good Cause

Famous Pabst Blue Ribbon Festivus Pole Being Auctioned for Good Cause

What started as a “Seinfeld” storyline has become not only an emerging holiday, but a trendy political statement. The holiday’s key features – an aluminum pole in place of a tree, feats of strength instead of carols by the fire, an airing of grievances instead of a gift exchange – seem to resonate with a cynical America. Many are glad there is, thanks to Frank Costanza, “a Festivus for the rest of us.”