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Coral Springs Mayor Spent Night in Hospital After Complaining of Chest Pains

September 21, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs Mayor Scott Brook spent a night at Broward Health Coral Springs this week after complaining of chest pains.

Brook said he went to the hospital on advice from his cardiologist Dr. Ahmed Osman on Tuesday.

The hospital staff monitored Brook overnight and discharged him at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, he said.

The 58-year-old mayor said he was back at work on ...

‘This Has Been 20 years in the Making:’ Coral Springs Administrators Respond to Residents’ Concerns About New Downtown Developments

September 20, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs administrators want residents to know this about new developments coming to the city’s downtown: the vision for those projects dates back nearly two decades – not several months.

In 2005, city leaders, with input from residents, businesses and property owners, laid out specific goals to encourage the construction of new housing units, retails ...

Fentanyl Possession, Grand Theft, and More: Coral Springs Arrest Report, Sept. 14-20

September 26, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs police made the following arrests, Sept. 14-20. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

- Mark Follen, 33, arrested on a charge of battery.

- Justin Paraison, 20, arrested on a charge of obstruct officer without violence.

- Michael Bolding, 33, arrested on a charge of shoplifting.

- Roderic Isaac, 19, arrested on a charge of ...

Broward County Schools Will Open Tuesday as Hurricane Ian Approaches Florida

September 26, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – With Hurricane Ian barreling toward Florida, Broward County Public Schools announced schools will operate normally on Tuesday but all after-school activities are canceled, including field trips and nighttime classes.

Aftercare will be available, officials said, but parents are asked to pick up their children from aftercare as soon as possible.

As of late Monday ...

Coral Springs Resident Organizes Summit to Uplift and Connect Mothers of all Ages and Stages

September 12, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Nicole Cumberbatch believes mothers give a lot of themselves to their children, loved ones, and everyone else – and they need a break.

So the 39-year-old mom, podcaster, and small business owner in Coral Springs is organizing a conference next month to uplift and connect mothers, of all ages and stages.

“Mothers need to let go and have some fun,” ...

Coral Springs Deaf Cheerleader Overcomes Adversity To Be on Sidelines

September 20, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Jamelia Hughes got her introduction to cheerleading by watching YouTube videos every day.

Now, the 7-year-old Coral Springs resident is in her first year as a member of the 8-Under Coral Springs Chargers cheerleading squad which is part of the American Youth Football League. Born severely deaf, and after six surgeries and hearing aids, she cheers for her brother ...

Parkland Votes to Purchase Former Heron Bay Golf Property That Stretches into Coral Springs

September 21, 2022

PARKLAND, FL- Parkland city leaders decided Wednesday to move forward with plans to purchase a piece of the former Heron Bay golf course that splits between Coral Springs and Parkland, so it could be developed.

At a City Commission meeting, commissioners voted 4-1 in favor of buying the roughly 70-acre property near the Marriott Coral Springs Hotel & Convention Center from North Springs ...

Part of Coral Springs Road Closed After Truck Hit Overhead Utility Line

September 21, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A portion of Coral Springs Drive was shut down on Wednesday afternoon after a truck hit an overhead utility line, police said.

The northbound lanes of the street in the 2500 block, just north of Coral Springs police and fire headquarters, were closed shortly after 12 p.m.

When the road reopened around 12:30 p.m., part of the line was still down and blocking the ...

Coral Springs, Coral Glades, and Regional High School Football Roundup, Sept. 24.

September 24, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The Coral Springs High School football team controlled the scoreboard and the game in a strong 31-13 victory over Oakland Park Northeast on Friday

Coral Springs opened with a 31-12 advantage over Oakland Park Northeast through the first quarter.

Both offenses were stymied without points on either side in the second and third quarters.

The Colts' advantage ...

Review: Sushiato Brings Artistic Latin-Inspired Sushi to Parkland and Coral Springs

September 22, 2022

PARKLAND, FL - It may have originated in Japan, but it’s now an international phenomenon where every culture imaginable has gotten into the fishy business of sushi.

In fact, how many sushi restaurants are run by Japanese anymore? In this part of western Broward, I can only think of a handful, such as Parkland’s Bluefin and Tamarac’s Sushi Raku (both of which also own Boca ...

‘We’re as Happy as We Can Be:’ Coral Springs Centenarians Find Love Again Later in Life

August 26, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Every day, Sam Goldstein and Violet Winter speak three, four, or five times on the phone, often hearing each other’s first words in the morning and then final words before going to sleep in their homes at Park Summit in Coral Springs.

Goldstein, age 102, and Winter, age 100, have been dating for more than three years, finding love again later in life after ...

Coral Springs Attorney Andrew Rader Finds Calling in Life From Service of His Military Father and Son

September 23, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – From his desk in a seventh-floor office overlooking the construction of a new Coral Springs downtown, Andrew Rader has a clear view of something else that is just as notable, at least to him.

It’s an over-sized photo on his wall of two military men saluting each other, their steely gazes reflecting their service to their nation.

They aren’t just any ...

‘It Takes A Village:’ Local High School Business Programs Received $7,000 from Coral Springs Coconut Creek Regional Chamber of Commerce

September 15, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL –  For more than a decade, the members of Coral Springs Coconut Creek Regional Chamber of Commerce have helped local high school students attend business events and competitions.

Each year, the chamber’s education foundation gives checks to seven high schools in support of their DECA and BPA business programs.

This week, the chamber gave $7,000 to the ...

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Broward Health Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - National Hispanic Heritage Month, which is from Sept. 15 – Oct. 15, began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week.

Broward Health, one of the 10 largest public health systems in the United States, celebrates the rich diversity of its caregivers and team members. Some of the health system’s Hispanic American employees share personal stories about their respective ...

Eaton Financial Group in Coral Springs: Quick Financial Tips for Women to Build Financial Success

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Eaton Financial Group is proud to celebrate International Women’s Month in support of women across the world. Our financial planning team specializes in providing financial solutions based on the needs of our female clients and customized to match their specific goals, whatever they may be.

We are proud to be a part of the Coral Springs Coconut Creek Chamber of ...

Following MSD Tragedy, Our Community Continues To Be Strong and Shows What Being A Community is All About

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - As a lawyer living in Parkland and working in Coral Springs, I have faced a myriad of questions from friends and neighbors on the trial and sentencing of Nicolas Cruz. People have asked for my thoughts on the prosecution, the defense and what I think the jury will decide. I have been asked my opinion on the death penalty in general, why a defense is even needed or allowed, and ...

West Boca Medical Center Expert Featured on Local News For National Child Passenger Safety Month

PARKLAND, FL- September is National Child Passenger Safety Month in America. The latest statistics show that on average, two children under 13 are killed and an estimated 374 are injured every day while riding in vehicles, according to a Traffic Marketing Study. In Parkland, traffic and safety concern has led to the Loxahatchee Road renovation project, which will begin in ...

Coral Springs Behavioral Health Program Wins International Award

September 22, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - The city is proud to announce that the Behavioral Health Access Program (BHAP) was recognized with the Strategic Leadership & Governance Award by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) during their annual conference held in Columbus, OH.  

BHAP is a mental health and wellness program for employees offering free and ...

Oktoberfest Returns to Coral Springs on Oct. 15

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Dust off the lederhosen and break out the beer steins as Oktoberfest returns to the Great Lawn of City Hall on Saturday, October 15 (9500 W Sample Rd) from 4 to 10 p.m. as part of the Downtown Coral Springs signature event series.
Residents can say “Guten Tag” to German fare, Bavarian games, lively entertainment, and more. The family-friendly ...

Columnist: Gov. Ron DeSantis Sent Migrants to Martha's Vineyard. Should We Be Shocked in Coral Springs?

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Two more words can be added to the descriptor lexicon for Governor Ron DeSantis: Heartless and soulless.

Before you jump through your computer to grab for my neck, let me grant this as a given. US immigration policy is a mess. For almost a century, the country has bounced back and forth between conservative Republican values of highly restrictive quotas with rules to ...