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.
Racism & Anti- Semitism in sports raises its ugly head daily, from the school playing field through to the stadiums which grace highly respected professional players.
It’s a busy election season for the Broward School Board race, and District 4 is no exception with six candidates vying for the seat.
District 4 which includes: Parkland, Coral Springs, Tamarac, North Lauderdale and parts of Margate has lost one candidate, Jaemi Levine, but has gained a new candidate named Abby Freedman.
Coral Springs resident and LPGA teen sensation Lexi Thompson has made her choice who her prom date will be.
Back in April, Thompson posted a Youtube video inviting young servicemen between the ages of 18-20 to submit their stories to be her date at the Coral Glades High School Prom on May 18th.
The Coral Springs City Commission recognized 13 deserving high school seniors who were awarded Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarships for their freshman year in college.
With the generous assistance of the Coral Springs Community Chest as the major donor, the Coral Springs Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee was able to match their contribution, as well as supplement the Scholarship fund further by donations from various individuals and businesses in the community.
What if you had to live off of nothing but products that were made in the USA?
Josh Miller is documenting his journey across the US doing just that. He will be interviewing Coral Springs business owner Isabelle Benoit, of Bullet Blues Custom Apparel, LLC on May 20th.
Bullet Blues Custom Apparel is a local company that makes men’s and women’s jeans in the USA, using only American-made materials.
Coral Springs resident David Starr was among the top winners in C-SPAN’s 2012 StudentCam competition.
The national competition, now in its eighth year, invited all middle school students (grades 6-8) and high school students (grades 9-12) to produce a five-to eight-minute documentary focusing on any provision of the Constitution that means the most to them.
As a child bitten by the theater bug while attending Ramblewood Middle School in Coral Springs, little did Kristina Johnson know that years later, she would one day return to open her first production there as their new drama teacher.
Friends are shocked and saddened by the recent news that Blake McCullers, 15, died as the result of suicide early Wednesday morning.
Blake was only a sophomore at JP Taravella High School and was on the competitive cheerleading team.
The Stockdale Foundation, is holding a fundraiser on May 17 in the Showroom of JM Lexus of Margate. The fundraiser is a Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament & Casino Night where they will have $25,000 in prizes for the final table participants in the Poker Tournament.
Since 2006, K94U Not for Profit No kill rescue has placed over 3,000 dogs to wonderful homes. Founded by Delcie Cullin, K94U doesn’t have a shelter so they board the dogs with local vets or use foster homes until the dogs get placed into permanent homes.
Monday night brought out politicians and supporters of Dr Mark Gendal as he held his kickoff celebration for his run for City Commissioner.
In 2010, Gendal ran for City Commission against incumbent Claudette Bruck and lost by 853 votes. This time he is running in an open seat left by Vince Boccard, who is leaving the seat to run for Mayor.
Heavy rain didn’t deter friends and supporters from joining Vince Boccard at the Meet and Greet for his Mayoral campaign in Coral Springs on Monday evening.
The event was held at La Fontana Restaurant where the rain briefly let up at just the right time for the outdoor event.
Currently a Coral Springs City Commissioner, Boccard was first elected to City Commission in 2006 and reelected in 2010.
You don’t have to go far if you want to find great fishing in Coral Springs. Daniel Plunske finds plenty of them right outside of his home in Cypress Run. Plunske,19, a graduate of Coral Glades High School who currently attends Broward College is always on the hunt for the “perfect spot.”
Shelly Solomon kicked off her bid to become the next School Board Member in District 4 by hosting a “Campaign Kick-Off” in Coral Springs on Monday night.
Held at Meyer’s Latin Flair Restaurant, Solomon was joined by her four children, friends and supporters.
Are you a serviceman between the ages of 18 and 20? If so, LPGA teen sensation Lexi Thompson wants you to be her date to the Coral Glades High School Prom.
Tired of the same ol’ thing? Me too! Thumbing though the menagerie of burger joints, pasta places, sushi runs and quick service restaurants suffices at times, but this well-developed palate is yearning for something a bit more adventurous…and healthy. I have been doing my homework on Salt Life Food Shack and have been eagerly waiting for the construction to cease. Well boys and girls, the day has come; Salt Life Food Shack is open!
While most people toss the campaign mailers in their mailbox, I not only read them, I save most of them in a thick folder where I’ve kept them since 2000.
The City of Coral Springs is looking for volunteers to help clean up Coral Springs Drive between Riverside Drive to Atlantic Boulevard and Cypress Park to Royal Palm Boulevard on Saturday, April 28th from 9 am to 1 pm.
Superintendent Robert Runcie spoke to the North Area Advisory Council at their monthly meeting held at JP Taravella High School.
Six months into his new role as Superintendent of Broward Schools, Runcie spoke to the council, which is comprised of parent representatives, principals and teachers………..
A candlelight service and community gathering of shared prayer presented by the Coral Springs Multi-Cultural Advisory Committee and the Clergy Coalition of Coral Springs. Participants of all faiths come together for the evening ceremony. Bring your entire family for this inspiring time of community fellowship.
A suspect from Coral Springs who fled from Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies in a stolen car remained in critical condition late Tuesday afternoon after he crashed into an oncoming vehicle in Pompano Beach.
The sixth Annual WorldFest featured an array of entertainment and foods from around the world. Held at the Sportsplex on April 15th, this event is presented by the Coral Springs Multicultural Advisory Committee.
Even though former Lieutenant Colonial Allen West isn’t required to live in his own district to run for Congress, he fled to greener, or should I say “Redder” pastures to the north instead of battling it out on his home turf against Debbie Wasserman Schultz. .
The Coral Springs Fire Academy is hosting its first annual Fire Academy Expo on Saturday, May 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Families and future firefighters will have an opportunity to tour the award-winning facility and learn just what it takes to be a Firefighter or EMT.
With only two more weeks to obtain all 10,417 signatures necessary to get on the ballot by petition, drives like this one tonight at Wings Plus in Coral Springs are important for Lamberti and his volunteers.
The School Board race for District 4 will have a competitive season now that six candidates have filed to run in the open seat. More candidates have filed to run in District 4 race than for any other school board race in the county. There may seem to be a lot of candidates, however, during this time in 2010, there were seven candidates, with only six made it past qualifying.
The City of Coral Springs is proud to present our Annual “WorldFest Celebration” hosted by the Multi-Cultural Advisory Committee. Is is a community festival intended to celebrate the various cultures in our rapidly growing diverse community. Free admission ($3 parking), foods from around the world, live music and dance presentations, amusements for the children, arts and crafts.
Join the Multi-Cultural Advisory Committee for a unique tea party. This Sixth Annual event will delight you with entertainment, and array of international teas and Tea Trivia with a multi-cultural flair.
The City of Coral Springs hosted its fifth annual teen political forum which was open to all students at local Coral Springs schools. The event which was held at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts on April 2nd is a question and answer forum educate students on matters that are important to them. Read more….