In conjunction with the Parkland Historical Society, the City of Tamarac and City of Coral Springs whom are also celebrating their 50th anniversary, a Tri-City Car Ride featuring the elected officials from all three municipalities will take place on Sunday, April 28th.
In honor of Coral Springs Swim Head Coach Michael Lohberg’s life and amazing coaching abilities, the City of Coral Springs is naming the 50-meter pool at the Aquatic Complex in remembrance of him. Lohberg trained at the Aquatic Complex for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He coached at six Olympic Games having qualified swimmers for every Olympics from 1984 to 2008.
Local teens were invited to show off their culinary skills at the City’s third annual Teen Cook Off. Teams were given the same ingredients, provided by Whole Foods Market Coral Springs, and made barbeque ribs and a side dish.
Summer is the perfect time to learn how to swim and take full advantage of the American Red Cross Learn to Swim program. Most summer class sessions consist of eight 45-minute classes, and cost $55. Registration begins on April 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and April 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Aquatic Complex. As of April 29, registration will be taken at all pools during operational hours.
Come sit under the stars and enjoy music with your family and friends at the City of Coral Springs free Family Concert Series.
BREEZE, a five-piece band, will feature rock and roll on Saturday, April 13.
Hurry and get your application in quickly, the City of Coral Springs is expecting to be overwhelmed with the amount of citizens hoping to be appointed to the various committees below. These unpaid, mostly thankless positions are in great demand by people with too much time on their hands. Does this sound like you? Then read more below:
Don’t miss the latest piece that the city’s Public Art Committee selected called “Rock-et Man” by Craig Berube-Gray as its latest installation on Sample Road. Unfortunately, this isn’t a permanent piece and will be returned to the artist next year.
At the age of 20, Alma Snyder displays the type of discipline with exercise and diet that is regularly seen only in professional athletes. However, Alma will attest that she wasn’t born with this great body. Alma’s weight issues began after graduating from Coral Springs high school where she gained 25 pounds.
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.
Mark your calendars for the Seventh Annual WorldFest Celebration in Coral Springs . This one-day festival, which is a community event, will cover a spectacular array of multi-cultural entertainment, cuisine and culture that salutes the diverse population in the greater Coral Springs area.
On Sunday morning, Coral Springs Police Officers shot and killed a dog that showed signs of aggression after the dog charged officers during a foot pursuit.
Around 3:51 a.m., Coral Springs Police officers were dispatched to the area of 10600 NW 37th Street regarding a complaint about loud voices and yelling.
The overall crime rate in Coral Springs fell by 6.8% in 2012 according to the latest figures released by the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) compiled by the FBI.
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.
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.