If you haven’t watched a city commission meeting you don’t know what you’re missing, because move over Marx Brothers. If you want real comedy, look no further than City Hall on Sample Road. (And we doubt the new $30 million City Hall on University Drive is going to make it any less funny.)
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.
We all deserve a place to call home and to be treated with dignity and respect – including those experiencing homelessness. Being homeless is not a crime, and arresting those who are is not the solution. We know that countless people are just one paycheck away from being homeless.
By: Chris Brunner: Coral Springs Police have released the 911 call that went out less than four minutes after Brandon St Onge slipped out of the rear slider of this home and drowned in the family pool. On April 30, Jason St Onge was inside the home cooking dinner, while Viviane was watering plants in front of […]
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.
By: Guest Columnist Roy Trachtenberg
Governor Rick Scott’s company was fined for the largest Medicaid fraud in our nations history. Scott claimed that he knew nothing about it while he was CEO. The same thing for our commissioner Tom Powers who was accused, removed from office, but found not guilty of violation of the state sunshine law. Like Scott, Tom Powers and gang know how to circumvent the law. Who do you trust?
By: Roy Trachtenberg – Guest Columnist
Our city commissioners, Tom Powers, and Dan Daley who are running for mayor and city commissioner filed their campaign report. This can be viewed on line Campaign Treasurer’s Report. Waste Pro and other waste management and consultant companies donated over $4,500.00.
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.
It is time we accepted the fact that the only reason that Red Light cameras were installed at our intersections was not to make them safer but to provide a revenue stream to the cities in which they are installed.
New Voter Information Cards were issued this week to all Broward County registered voters, and it seems like someone forgot to proofread the copy prior to printing.
Our City Commissioners that are running for reelection have been taking campaign contributions from companies that require them to vote in favor of their contracts. Our city code of ethics allow them to do so, at will, but nonetheless this practice stinks.
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.”
This week the Federal Communications Commission will consider a proposal to ease restrictions on cellular phone use during flights. This comes after The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban of electronic devices such as iPads and Kindles below 10,000 feet, saying they don’t interfere with cockpit instruments.
The Coral Springs nonpartisan election for is nothing more than a farce that uses nonpartisanship to hide the true identities of those in our city that form a single gang in order to maintain their hold on the city.
3,386 violations were issued from January 2013 through June 2013.
As I sit on my metro sectional, coffee and cigarette on my left, and my iPad on my lap, I have reason to be thankful. I am, after all, home from the military.
He doesn’t own a home in Florida, but has had dozens of rented residences, mostly short-term. There is absolutely no record of homeownership for Rankin that we have yet uncovered in the State of Florida.
This candidate is Atwater’s dream come true.
The students of Riverside Elementary’s Multiage K/1 class in Coral Springs celebrated Freedom Week in quite an artistic way. Freedom Week is part of our Common Core Curriculum which is the last full week in September. The 40 students, ages 5 & 6, created a beautiful American flag by using their little hands and feet all while learning about our flag.
If you live in a Homeowners Association in Coral Springs, or anywhere else in Broward County, some new laws have been enacted which will affect you, your association, your financial records, and your property manager. The bills have not been sent to the Governor yet, so there is time for you to act.
By: Ben Mitchell – Coral Springs High School (CSHS), one of the premiere high schools in the district, is attracting some of the top students in the county through the implementation of four new and exciting Innovative Programs.
Broward County’s Innovative Programs are schools that provide unique or thematic instruction to attract and maintain home boundary student enrollment, as well as offering students an opportunity to attend a school other than their boundary school.
Coral Springs is fortunate to have its own internationally recognized leader and visionary who is on the cutting edge of health science. Raymond Francis was born in New England and is a MIT trained scientist who became deathly ill in his mid 40’s and was forced to save his own life.
Supporters of Dan Daley gathered for a “Meet and Greet” in his honor on Tuesday at Meyer’s Latin Flair in Coral Springs. Daley is a candidate for Vince Boccard’s open seat in the Coral Springs City commission in November as Boccard will be running for Mayor.