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Coral Springs Man Arrested for Striking Girlfriend with Machete

Coral Springs Man Arrested for Striking Girlfriend with Machete

On Saturday evening, a Coral Springs man was arrested after allegedly striking his girlfriend on her knee with a machete.

According to the affidavit, Coral Springs Police arrested Asael Rodriguez, 38, of the 9000 block of NW 40th Street after responding to a call by his girlfriend, Adamina Cavaballo, where police noticed a cut approximately one inch long on her right knee and a small scratch approximately three inches long on her face.

Coral Springs High School Establishes Four Innovative Programs to Attract and Retain Motivated Students

Coral Springs High School Establishes Four Innovative Programs to Attract and Retain Motivated Students

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.

Volleyball Coach Jailed After Pressuring Player for Sex

Volleyball Coach Jailed After Pressuring Player for Sex

The Director of a volleyball academy pressured one of his teenaged players to prove she was “all in” by engaging in sexual behavior with him, according to Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives working on the Internet Crimes Against Children task force. Instead of submitting to the pressure of his repeated text messages, the girl contacted law enforcement about her coach’s demands.

Join JP Taravella Drama for a Night of Wings and Comedy March 16th

Join JP Taravella Drama for a Night of Wings and Comedy March 16th

Join JP Taravella High School Drama for a night of wings and comedy. Start your evening off at Wings Plus in Coral Springs. Bring the family and join us for dinner from 6:30 – 9:30 at the Sample Road location of Wings Plus, 9880 W. Sample Road, Coral Springs. Owner Brian Walsh is generously donating 10% of everything anyone with a JPT Drama coupon orders, back to the school.

Don’t Miss the Coral Springs Festival of the Arts at The Walk March 16 and 17

Don’t Miss the Coral Springs Festival of the Arts at The Walk March 16 and 17

Watch the Video from last year’s festival here. Don’t miss the 50th anniversary in a Community Birthday Celebration at the Coral Springs Festival of the Arts on March 16 and 17. The Ninth Annual Coral Springs Festival of the Arts will be held at The Walk on University Drive with artists, crafters, musical entertainment, literary seminars, chalk artists, a children’s area and much, much more.

Coral Springs Students and Volunteers Perform Musical on March 7th

Coral Springs Students and Volunteers Perform Musical on March 7th

In celebration of the City’s 50th anniversary, local high school students, along with special guests, will present “Once Upon a Dream: A Musical Celebration of Coral Springs.” A project of the Coral Springs Community Chest, the musical parody will highlight the City’s history, told through fun songs and stories from the past five decades, while offering insight into how Coral Springs became what it is today.

Volunteers and Students Needed to Help in Coral Springs Waterway Cleanup March 16th

Volunteers and Students Needed to Help in Coral Springs Waterway Cleanup March 16th

The 36th Annual Broward Waterway Cleanup will take place in Coral Springs at Riverside Park, 205 Coral Ridge Drive, on Saturday, March 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For the past 17 years, Coral Springs has participated in the county-wide effort, drawing out more than 450 volunteers last year. Participants will help search the City’s waterways for debris.

Coral Springs Children Get to Lead the Pledge of Allegiance at City Commission Meetings

Coral Springs Children Get to Lead the Pledge of Allegiance at City Commission Meetings

The City of Coral Springs is all about families, and the Mayor and City Commissioners encourage good citizenship at a very early age by allowing local children to lead the Pledge of Allegiance at their City Commission Meetings.

Not only do the children get the great honor of leading the pledge, but they get their very first civics lesson by attending a city commission meeting and meeting their elected leaders. Oh yes, did I mention they also get to be on TV and receive a really cool shirt as well as getting their photo taken with Mayor Vincent Boccard?

Coral Springs Police Crack Case of False Report of Sexual Assault in Arson Incident

Coral Springs Police Crack Case of False Report of Sexual Assault in Arson Incident

Coral Springs Police arrested a female in connection with an arson that occurred at a Medical Office on June 11, 2012.

Last June 2012, Coral Springs Police officers responded to a structure fire at 9750 NW 33rd Street. During the search of the building an unconscious female was found inside one of the medical suites. The female was transported to Broward Health Coral Springs for smoke inhalation.

Taste of Coral Springs Returns on February 26

Taste of Coral Springs Returns on February 26

The Taste of Coral Springs returns to the Coral Springs Center for the Arts on February 26 with a sixties theme and samplings of the best food, wine, craft beer and spirits in the area, all to benefit local children’s charities.

Presented by JM Lexus, the Taste of Coral Springs 2013 takes place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26. Tickets are $50 prior to the event, and $60 at the door. VIP Tickets are available for $75 each, which allow guests early admission at 5:30 p.m. to get the first samples of the delectable foods from local restaurants and beverages from vendors and distributors, all of which are included in the admission price.

Tickets Still Available for State of the City on January 30

Tickets Still Available for State of the City on January 30

As part of Coral Springs 50th Anniversary, the City is inviting residents to its annual State of the City on Wednesday, January 30 at 7 p.m. at the Center for the Arts.

The event typically highlights the City’s accomplishments over the past year and is a way of thanking volunteers and committee members for all they do for Coral Springs. This year, the City is inviting residents to join volunteers and committee members to this fun-filled evening.