Governor Rick Scott acknowledged Broward County’s public schools that sustained high student performance or demonstrated substantial improvement in student performance by presenting a check totaling more than $15 million in School Recognition Program funding to Superintendent Robert W. Runcie on March 11th.
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.
Over 500 student and parents rallied outside of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland on Thursday afternoon protesting what many feel is the unfair treatment of their Principal.
A rally will be held for Principal Washington Collado outside of Marjory Stoneman High School after school on Thursday by students and parents protesting that the school board will not be renewing his contract as the result of a controversial new evaluation system.
A Coral Springs resident was killed in a vehicle accident on March 11, 2013, at the 1300 block of Coral Ridge Drive.
The Taste of Coral Springs returned to the Coral Springs Center for the Arts 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.
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.
Coral Springs has almost everything under the sun, except of course if you need someone to design a new marketing plan for your city, then you’ll have to have to go to Tennessee for that.
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.
Bring your blankets, chairs and picnic basket and enjoy a free movie under the stars on Saturday, March 16 at 7 p.m. as the City is hosting its free Family Movie Night featuring “Hotel Transylvania.”
Coral Springs residents can now sign up for the annual Coral Springs Police Department Citizens Police Academy, set to begin on Wednesday, March 6. The Academy provides residents and City business owners with an overview of what actual police trainees learn during several months of intense training.
Although Coral Springs has it’s own police force, your Broward County Sheriff’s office oversees your courthouse, airport, port, jail, and nearby cities. Sheriff Scott Israel and his family are also neighbors of Coral Springs as well and are involved in our local community.
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.
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.
It’s a treasure hunt at the next city-wide garage sale at Mullins Park on Saturday March 9th from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. This popular event offers a great opportunity to buy or sell household and other items.
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 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.
Officer, Joseph L. Schiro, 27, from the Shadow Wood area of Coral Springs was a warrior for our freedom, he selflessly gave his life to defend our freedom. This event is for his family and supporters to say thank you and give back so little to a family who gave so much
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.
The sixth Teen Political Forum, hosted by the City of Coral Springs, will be open to local high school students on Monday, February 11. This educational event will be held at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
A local website is offering a $500 bounty for proof that Lauderdale Lakes City Commisioner Eric Haynes no longer resides within city limits.
JP Taravella Drama is sponsoring a huge Community Garage Sale on Saturday February 2nd, 2013 from 8 am – noon in the west parking lot
of JP Taravella High School, corner of Coral Springs Drive and Riverside Drive in Coral Springs Florida.
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.
A photo has been released of the suspects accused of robbing a T-Mobile store in Coral Springs on January 17th.
On Thursday evening, the Coral Springs Police Department dispatch center received a call from the T-Mobile store on 1327 N. University Drive that they were just robbed at gunpoint by three subjects.
Gun control was on the mind of Democratic Chairman Mitch Ceasar when he spoke to the crowd of over 400 committee members at the January meeting.
After the long-enduring Chairman was challenged for his seat in the December elections and won, it was back to business at the first meeting of the year along with a new executive committee.
Start training and register now for the Coral Springs Half Century Celebration, the City’s first-ever half marathon, on Saturday, March 30 at 6 a.m.
Broward Health Coral Springs will also have their 8th annual Race for Women’s Wellness 5K Run/Walk at 7:30 a.m.
The Ramblewood Middle School Drama program is thrilled to announce that their One Act play “Othello or Tracking the Green Eyed Monster” was selected as one of only four schools to advance to the Florida State Junior Thespian Festival.
The College Academy @ BC will hold two informational Open Houses for students attending Coral Springs, Tamarac and Parkland Schools.
The location will be at Bailey Hall, Broward College, Central Campus, 3501 SW Davie Road, Davie, on Tuesday, January 29 at 7 p.m. (for students whose last names begin with A-L) and Wednesday, January 30 at 7 p.m. (for students whose last names begin with M-Z).
Coral Springs Police have arrested two individuals for an armed robbery that occurred at 711 Riverside Drive.
On Tuesday, a juvenile victim, 17, approached several Coral Springs Motor Officers who were conducting training at the Coral Square Mall and reported he had just been the victim of an armed robbery. The victim stated that he arranged on Facebook to sell an iPhone 4 to two individuals later identified as Deandre Chambers, 24, of Lauderhill and Marc Jean, 17, of Coral Springs.
The Broward State Attorney’s Office has indicted the man responsible for the death of a Coral Springs businessman whose remains were found in a metal box in Palm Beach Gardens.
On November 6, 2007, Francisco Cuevas, of Coral Springs was reported missing by a family member. Francisco was last seen on November 3, 2007, at 5914 Coral Ridge Drive, before he disappeared.