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Coral Springs High School Seniors Receive Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarships

Coral Springs High School Seniors Receive Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarships

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.

“Made in the USA” Filmmaker Josh Miller To Stop In Coral Springs

“Made in the USA” Filmmaker Josh Miller To Stop In Coral Springs

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 Glades Student Wins Honorable Mention in C-SPAN Video Contest

Coral Glades Student Wins Honorable Mention in C-SPAN Video Contest

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.

Gendal Holds Kickoff Party For City Commissioner Election

Gendal Holds Kickoff Party For City Commissioner Election

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.

Coral Springs Mayoral Candidate Vincent Boccard Holds Campaign Kickoff

Coral Springs Mayoral Candidate Vincent Boccard Holds Campaign Kickoff

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.

Coral Springs Resident Finds Plenty of Fish In Our Waters

Coral Springs Resident Finds Plenty of Fish In Our Waters

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.”

Salt Life Food Shack: Bringing the Beach to Coral Springs

Salt Life Food Shack: Bringing the Beach to Coral Springs

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!

If Allen West Asks for Directions: Point North

If Allen West Asks for Directions: Point North

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. .

School Board Choices in Coral Springs and Parkland Will Be a Tough Choice

School Board Choices in Coral Springs and Parkland Will Be a Tough Choice

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.

Coral Springs Presents “Teen World” at WorldFest 2012 Sunday, April 15th

Coral Springs Presents “Teen World” at WorldFest 2012 Sunday, April 15th

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.