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New Appointments for Monkeypox Vaccine Open in Broward County

August 2, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – As the monkeypox outbreak continues to spread worldwide, the Florida Department of Health in Broward County opened Tuesday new appointments to get the smallpox/monkeypox vaccine locally.

The state health department said the virus is of low risk to the general public, but for the group most at-risk — gay and bisexual men — there are ...

Coral Springs Business Leaders Push For More Retail Stores at Proposed Downtown Developments

August 8, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – If Coral Springs wants to create a bustling downtown, then more retail shops should be built at the three proposed developments on University Drive and Sample Road, a group of city business leaders said last week.

In discussing plans for redeveloping the downtown, some members of the city’s Economic Development Advisory Committee urged city planners to ...

Coral Springs Man Arrested for Allegedly Receiving Counterfeit Credit Cards That He Claimed Were for “Memorabilia”

August 10, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents sent an alert to Coral Springs police earlier this month: a city resident was going to be getting a delivery at home for 101 metal cards that looked like American Express cards.

And so, city police conducted last week surveillance on Matthew Hall, 27, a hotel worker who was supposed to get the package, a police report ...

The Broward County School Board Proposes to Reduce Tax Rate

August 1, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs property owners would pay less in taxes to Broward County School Board under a proposal being considered in the coming fiscal year.

The school board – which accounts for 32 percent (the largest chunk) of a Coral Springs property owner’s tax bill – is proposing to reduce the millage rate from 6.4621 in the current fiscal year to 6.1383 ...

Coral Springs Attorney Teams Up with Retired College Professor to Write History Book on Parkland Including Its Walking Catfish

August 10, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For seven years, a Coral Springs lawyer and a former college professor worked through emails, phone calls, and occasional meetings to weave together the history of Parkland.

Ken Cutler and Frank Cavaioli unearthed stories about land deals, sensational crimes, walking catfish, and much more in their new book: "A History of Parkland, ...

Plans Moving Along to Build Parking Lot Over Former Municipal Dump in Coral Springs

August 11, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Plans to build a parking lot over a former municipal dump are moving forward in Coral Springs.

The city’s planning and zoning staff recommends approving special zoning needed to convert a vacant 16-acres property, designated as a “brownfield site,” into a 424-space parking lot for the long-term storage of trucks and trailers in a corner of Coral ...

Drop Off or Pick Up Unwanted Plants for Free at New Plant Exchange in Coral Springs

August 3, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Earlier this year, Carol Johnson saw something on Facebook where residents in a community went to a place and dropped off their unwanted plants or picked up someone’s unwanted plants.

The volunteer at Garden Club of Coral Springs thought: Why not do that in Coral Springs, too?

So she pitched the idea to the garden club.

And now it’s a ...

Coral Springs Budgets $640,000 to Build New Kennel Facility for Police Dogs

August 5, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs is building a new kennel facility for the city’s five police K-9 dogs.

Budgeted at $640,000, the facility will be built next to the police training center in the Coral Springs corporate park.

The facility will improve conditions for the dogs when they aren’t in use and are cooped up in officers’ police cars, said Lynne Martzall, the ...

Now Open: Two New Eateries Serving Coral Springs, and Cuban Bakery Coming Soon

August 8, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Restaurants are constantly opening and closing in Coral Springs.

Here are two new eateries that opened up in recent weeks.

- That's A Wrap Sandwich Co. has opened at Coral Square Mall at 9409 West Atlantic Boulevard.

It offers salads, sandwiches, and paninis as well as juices, smoothies and more.

The restaurant also has a location in Fort Lauderdale and ...

New Kosher Section of Coral Springs Nutrition Smart Store Delights Many Jewish Residents

August 7, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – This summer, Rabbi Avraham Friedman has been buying kosher products at a new store in Coral Springs.

The executive director of Chabad of Coral Springs has become a regular shopper at Nutrition Smart at 5651 Coral Ridge Drive.

“It’s a very nice store. It’s clean, fresh, and has great prices,” Rabbi Friedman said.

Since opening in ...

Two New Basketball Courts Open Across From Cypress Park in Coral Springs Following Complaints from Residents

June 13, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Two new basketball courts across from Cypress Park in Coral Springs have opened.

The courts were built at Cypress Hammock Park next to Cypress Water Park after city commissioners and administrators decided in 2020 to convert basketball courts at Cypress Park into pickleball courts as a result of nearby neighbors complaining about fighting, cursing, drug use, and noise ...

New General Manager at Coral Square Mall: She’s a Refugee with Compassion and Plans to Make Coral Springs Mall More Family Centered

July 27, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – When Melisa Wicker arrived in Miami as a refugee in 1999, the 19-year-old walked out of an airport with only two suitcases and $200 in her pocket.

But the future general manager of Coral Square Mall in Coral Springs was determined to find the American dream after surviving the Bosnian War in the mid-1990s and growing up in Germany.

After settling in Orlando and ...

Seeking Better Quality of Life, Hispanic Population Grows in Neighborhoods in South Part of Coral Springs

July 6, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – When Hispanic families choose what part of Coral Springs to live in, an increasing number of them are moving to communities in the south part of the city.

Erick Dominguez, Jr. knows this well.

The owner of El Cubano Sandwich Shop – down the street from J.P. Taravella High School, where 34 percent of students are Hispanic – recently opened his restaurant ...

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Broward Health Coral Springs Nurse Honored as Women of Distinction from March of Dimes

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Nichole Salisbury, RN, IBCLC, lactation consultant at Broward Health Coral Springs, was recently honored as a Women of Distinction from the March of Dimes. 

Women of Distinction honors and celebrates South Florida's women leaders, including women innovators, influencers, philanthropists, and entrepreneurs who have effected change in the community and ...

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 ...

Cutler Rader in Coral Springs: Case Verdict – Umbrella Policy Covers Inadequate Auto Coverage

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - On December 28, 2019, our 77-year-old client was a front seated passenger who was injured in a crash when she was hit in the face with an airbag at a high rate of speed.

The crash was the result of negligence by both the driver of her vehicle and that of another car.

She sustained an orbital fracture of her eye and a nose fracture. She also developed visual problems and ...

West Boca Medical Center Achieves Healthgrades 5-Star Rating for Vaginal Delivery and C-Section Delivery for the 8th Consecutive Year

Boca Raton, FL– August 2, 2022 – West Boca Medical Center, part of the Palm Beach Health Network, is a 2022 5-Star recipient for Vaginal and C-Section Delivery, as recognized by Healthgrades, a leading marketplace connecting doctors and patients. This marks the 8th consecutive year that West Boca Medical Center has achieved the ...

Ben Groenevelt, Absolute Home Mortgage Corp., in Coral Springs: How to Figure Out Current Value of Your Home

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – It’s something many homeowners are asking: How do I figure out the current value of my home? It’s assessed at $350,000. Would this be the current value?

Answer: The short answer is the assessment is the value the assessor's office places on your home for property tax purposes, and an appraisal is a snapshot of current market value based on comparable ...

Office Evolution Coral Springs Member: Antidote Quality Assurance Specializes in Quality Assurance and Software Testing

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Antidote Quality Assurance became a member of Office Evolution Coral Springs last year (they were among the first to sign on).

The company, run by Marc LaRocco and Tim Corvino, specializes in software testing for apps and websites to make sure everything works as expected.

The company is often hired to test everything before an app or website goes live or when new ...

Nutrition Smart in Coral Springs: What You Need to Know About Vitamin D

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Vitamin D is a nutrient that is vital for your health in Coral Springs and beyond.

The average daily recommended intake for adults is 15 mcg (600 IU) to 20 mcg (800 IU) depending on age. However, many Americans don’t get enough of this nutrient daily without having to supplement their diet. Like others, you may find it surprising and rush to bask in the ...

Solo Exhibition of Artwork for Children at Coral Springs Library Gallery

August 9, 2022

PRESS RELEASE

 

Solo Exhibition of Artwork for Children at Coral Springs Library Gallery

 

August 9, 2022

Contact: Rita N. Scott
954.324.7656
ritan19781@outlook.com

Coral Springs, Florida – REIMAGINED BY RITA is proud to announce the solo exhibition of “Imagination is in the Eye of the Beholder,” a 39-piece collection of paintings specifically ...

Coral Springs Launches Program to Address Rising Rent

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The rate of inflation and rise in rental costs is a financial burden for many of our residents. As a result, the City Commission asked city staff to look for solutions to address the dramatic increase in rising residential rental costs. City staff presented a plan to reallocate more than $1 million of federal funding through community development block grant funds ...

Opinion: Disgraced Former Coral Springs Mayor Dies. Now City Wants to Remove His Name from Dedications. Isn’t That Re-injuring His Victims and Family?

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - A person lives long enough and almost everything sparks a memory. So it was with the article about the Coral Springs City Commission hunting down the projects that bore disgraced Mayor John Sommerer’s name on them after his prison sentence and death last week. The purpose—erasure.

The article brought back an ethics discussion my wife and I had many moons ago. I ...