Whether there was genuine interest in meeting their elected officials or the desire to earn the required service hours, one thing was clear: over 1,400 Coral Springs and Parkland high school students turned out for this year’s Teen Political Forum at the Center for the Arts.
On Friday, our April Fool’s Day joke went viral and received over 90,000 hits. A few residents were initially fooled, but many were on their guard, after all, it was April Fool’s Day.
There’s some funny business going in Parkland. Seems as if you are one particular commissioner, you don’t exist according to one hometown publication.
With more than 350 mass shootings in the United States in 2015, gun violence weighs heavily in everyone’s thoughts. Having more guns brandished openly on our streets is not the answer, yet that is exactly what will happen if a very dangerous bill passes in Tallahassee this year.
Many of you might not recognize the name J. Wellington Wimpy but you may remember him simply as “Wimpy” from Popeye cartoons. Wimpy always said, “For a hamburger today, I’ll gladly pay you Tuesday.” Oddly, that reminds me of working for Broward County Public Schools,
It was a legal victory for those that back gun legislation when the Supreme Court upheld the right of a city to restrict the sale and ban of assault weapons and large-capacity magazines.
On the anniversary of 9/11, I was inspired to write part three of my series about my experience at Media Training Day with the Coral Springs Police Department and complying in order to survive such an encounter.
During his town hall meeting in Coral Springs, U.S. Congressman Ted Deutch, discussed a recent AP news report that said “UN to let Iran inspect alleged nuke work site.”
This report was a lie – a half truth.
In order to give the public a better understanding of what police officers encounter on a daily basis, the Coral Springs Police Department invited local media to participate in a Media Day. This event showcased nine different scenarios that placed the reporter, and in some cases, their photographers in the shoes of a police officer on routine patrol.
It seems everyday we log onto Facebook or turn on the news and see another story about cop and a suspect getting into a tussle – a situation where the general public gets to act as judge and jury in regard to a situation they know nothing about….