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Coral Springs Man Faces DUI Manslaughter Charge in Fatal Motorcycle Crash

December 7, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A Coral Springs man was charged with DUI manslaughter and other crimes this week after allegedly hitting a motorcycling with his van in Deerfield Beach, driving off and then trying to flee on foot.

According to Broward Sheriff’s Office, Antonio Rosario Jr., 46, who was driving a 2019 Chevrolet van, was traveling northbound on NE Third Avenue on Monday evening as ...

Broward Schools Hurricane Make-Up Days Will Be January 12 and April 20

December 2, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Public schools in Coral Springs and across Broward County will use two previously scheduled early release days as make-up days following school closings for Hurricane Ian and Hurricane Nicole earlier this year.

Broward County Public Schools announced Friday that Thursday, January 12, and Thursday, April 20 will now be regular school days.

In addition, for high ...

Coral Springs Volunteer Logged 4,800 Hours at Broward Health Coral Springs and Worked There Until Age 95

December 5, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For 25 years, a Coral Springs woman volunteered more than 4,800 hours at Broward Health Coral Springs – running a gift shop register there until she was 95 years old.

Dorothy Minsky enjoyed selling gifts to families of newborns the most, said her son, Melvyn Minsky.

On Monday, the hospital’s administrators honored Minsky for her service and thanked her ...

‘Not Giving Up Pays Off’: Coral Springs Wrestler Aiming For State High School Championships

November 30, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Jacob Rosen has been wrestling since the seventh grade and has witnessed himself getting stronger with each passing year. 

The 15-year-old Coral Springs resident, who is a sophomore at J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs, is hoping to compete at the FHSAA state high school championships this year. 

“Wrestling has taught me that hard work and not ...

Coral Springs Mental Wellness Center Founded After MSD Mass Shooting Plans to Keep Helping Community for ‘Very Long Time,’ Director Said

November 22, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Now that the trial is over for the Parkland mass shooter, the staff at Eagles’ Haven Wellness Center expects to continue its work of helping people heal from the tragedy – for years to come.

The nonprofit based in Coral Springs and operating on a $1.2 million annual budget with public and private funding has worked with more than 5,000 people since the ...

Envelope with Suspicious Substance at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Prompts Parts of Campus to Close

December 2, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – An envelope with a suspicious substance was received at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Friday morning, prompting the school to close the school office and parts of the 100 building on campus.

Students were placed in a lockdown mode.

In a robocall to parents at around 12:30 p.m., a message from Broward County Public Schools said parents couldn’t pick ...

Name of Disgraced Coral Springs Mayor Will Remain on City and County Building Plaques

December 8, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The name of late disgraced Coral Springs mayor, John Sommerer, will remain on city and county plaques.

City commissioners had considered removing his name from five plaques on city and county buildings, but decided this week the price tag of $25,000 – the cost to remove, redo, and reinstalls the plaques – was too high.

During a meeting on Wednesday, ...

Future Uncertain for Whole Foods Market in Coral Springs

October 24, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The space rented by Whole Foods Market in Coral Springs is up for lease, raising questions about the future of the food store at the Atlantic Crossings plaza.

A commercial real estate listing by Saglo Development Corporation is offering the store’s 34,215-square-feet of space at 810 N. University Drive for lease, starting in the first quarter of 2025, ...

Review: Vicky Bakery Brings Croquetas, Cafecitos, and Pastelitos to Coral Springs

December 8, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Only a year ago, I was waxing poetic about the opening of Don Pan, a bakery chain from Miami serving Cuban, Venezuelan, Colombian, and Argentine specialties. Finally, Coral Springs was getting some of the finer things in life.

Soon after, however, I was corrected by my Foodies Who Review South Florida members that while Don Pan was from Miami, it was not by any means the ...

Coral Springs Teen Gymnast Gets Full Ride to College

November 15, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Coral Springs’ Jessica Naranjo made a lot of sacrifices as she pursued a career in gymnastics.

Initially, she made the two-hour-a-day round trip from Miami to the American Twisters gym in Coconut Creek to train for six days a week.

Then her family uprooted and moved to Coral Springs where she is closer to the gym, and she attends Marjory Stoneman Douglas High ...

Eli Abaev: Professional Basketball Player with Roots in Coral Springs

November 23, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs notables are, well, notable. Marjory Stoneman Douglas stands out. Others just happen to be notable in a smaller niche. I look for such people for you. Today's notable is such a person.

His name is Eli Abaev. Born in Coral Springs in 1977, Abaev, a professional basketball player, has Israeli genes but American citizenship. Proballers tells us he is ...

‘I Find It Very Peaceful:’ Coral Springs Resident Raises Fish and Leads Fish Club Hosting Aqua Expo on Oct. 22-23

October 7, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In the quiet of the evening hours, Craig D’Attilo stands over the 200 fish at his home in Coral Springs.

“They are like my pets,” said the 58-year-old computer engineer, his face illuminated from the soft glow of lights from his 11 aquariums.

He finds it relaxing to feed his fish, check on the underwater plants, and make sure the chemicals are ...

Suni Lama Ferriero: Independent Agent With Sunsure Insurance in Coral Springs

October 30, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – From her office on Sample Road in Coral Springs, Suni Lama Ferriero shares her story of growing up in Nepal and coming to the United States with the American dream of becoming successful.

Now with more than a decade of experience in banking, commercial and residential lending, investments, retail sales, and management, she is the agent in charge/independent agent with ...

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 Recovered $475,000 for Client in Car Crash

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Cutler Rader attorney Howard Weitzner recovered $475,000 for our client injured in Boca Raton car crash.

Our client was approaching a traffic light in the left-hand turn lane when the at-fault driver suddenly merged into her lane from the right, causing serious injuries to her neck and back.

The at-fault driver, an 84-year-old out of state resident, ...

MD Touch Aesthetics and Wellness in Coral Springs: Is Your Body Telling You Something?

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Are you a productive and active individual now entering your 40s? But are you finding yourself pushing through, digging deep to finish the day?

Do you notice?

Feeling tired all the time
Gaining weight
Easily fatigue
Low sex drive
Being moody
Lack of memory and focus
Hot flashes and night sweats

Maybe your body is telling you something…

It is ...

West Boca Medical Center Holds Pediatric Emergency Training

PARKLAND, FL- A number of local organizations came together to prepare and plan for pediatric emergencies this past week. West Boca Medical Center’s Pediatric ER Team led a two-hour training session that included both a lecture and hands-on training.

The effort was held in conjunction with Dr. Peter Antevy, Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Pediatric Emergency Standards and EMS ...

Coral Springs City Commission December Message: Downtown Event, Holiday Parade, and More

December 1, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - There’s no place like home for the holidays. For those who want to be “happy in a million ways” this December, the city will offer signature events, contests, and opportunities to give back to the community.

Residents can usher in the holiday season with a festive dance party, train rides, and ceremonial lighting of the Downtown Christmas tree at Downtown ...

Florida Rep. Christine Hunschofsky December Message: Holiday Fantasy of Lights, Open House and More

CORAL SPRINGS, FL- Happy Holidays! Time has flown by this year, and it’s hard to believe that the holidays are already here. This has always been my favorite time of the year, as it is an opportunity to reflect on what is truly important in life and an occasion to celebrate with family and friends. It is important to make these memories special since they will stay with us and our ...

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Thu, December 08
04:00 PM — 05:00 PM

Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital , Coral Springs

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Opinion: If Library Moves in Coral Springs, Let’s Repurpose It Into Displayer of Ideas

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – As Coral Springs officials plan out downtown development in the coming years, they are considering asking Broward County to relocate Northwest Regional Library on University Drive somewhere else in the downtown.

If that happens, the valuable land under the library, which Coral Springs owns, could be used for another development project.

And if all this happens, ...