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Just Say No to Plastic Bags

Just Say No to Plastic Bags

It’s so hard to resist those small plastic bags. Store clerks mindlessly fill them with one or two items, and they can’t help but double or triple bag them as they have become so flimsy. Take a look at people walking out of the grocery store, you will see nothing but a shopping cart full of 10-20 of these.

Coral Glades Student and Golfer Carly Goldstein Interviewed on Sirius Radio’s PGA Tour Network with Peter Kessler

Coral Glades Student and Golfer Carly Goldstein Interviewed on Sirius Radio’s PGA Tour Network with Peter Kessler

Coral Springs Resident Carly Goldstein, 16, was interviewed on the Sirius Radio program “Making The Turn” on March 8th along with her father, Golf Instructor Barry Goldstein. Carly, who is a Junior at Coral Glades High School, is an up-and-coming golfer who is being heavily recruited by colleges at this time. Her father Barry was voted as one of the “Top 25 Golf Instructors.

2012 Best and Worst City Websites in Broward County

2012 Best and Worst City Websites in Broward County

Just about every city in Broward County has an official website. The city website is a great source of information that saves them time and money by having important information available all in one place so residents can access it easily without contacting their staff. This website may be the first place a potential resident may go to find out more information about the city that they they are moving to or it may be the first place a business goes to find information about the city, or to bid on future projects.

Winners of Broward County Public Schools New Caliber Award Announced

Winners of Broward County Public Schools New Caliber Award Announced

Broward County Public Schools recognized its outstanding employees this evening (March 1) with its new Caliber Awards during a combined ceremony held at the Signature Grand in Davie. The gala event replaces the annual ACCLAIM, Teacher of the Year and School-Related Employee of the Year ceremonies held in the past. The event was streamed live by BECON-TV on the District’s website.

Covered Bridge by Marie LaFauci

Photographer Marie LaFauci is pictured on the historic covered bridge in Coral Springs wearing a TuTu that has traveled the world. She said that photographers would mail the TuTu to each other, take photos wearing it, then pass it on. Looks like Marie chose a great place to wear hers.

Who is Dr Steven G. Paul and Why is There A Dog Park Named After Him?

Who is Dr Steven G. Paul and Why is There A Dog Park Named After Him?

The Dr. Steven G. Paul Dog Park in the Coral Springs Sportsplex, built in the mid 90s, was one of the first Dog Parks in Florida and attracts dog lovers from surrounding cities as well. The idea for the dog park was developed in 1992 while Dr.Steven Paul, former Hospital Director of Wiles Road and Cypress Wood Animal Hospitals, was attending a veterinary conference in Massachusetts.

Author Eric Lamet of “A Child al Confino” Discusses Life in Fascist Italy During World War II

Author Eric Lamet of “A Child al Confino” Discusses Life in Fascist Italy During World War II

Author Eric Lamet was only seven years old when the Nazis invaded Vienna and changed his life and the lives of all European Jews forever.
Five days after Hitler marched in, Eric Lamet and his parents fled for their lives. Unable to remain together, the family split. He and his mother hid out in Italy, while his father returned to his native Poland and an even darker fate.