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Coral Springs Top Stories

July 3, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – If you’re planning to attend Coral Springs’ annual Independence Day celebration on Monday, here’s what you need to know, according to the city:  Where and when: It’s at Mullins Park at 2501 Coral Springs Drive and starts at 5 p.m. The fireworks show is set to begin around ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Last week, a man in a 7-Eleven in Coral Springs was allegedly seen going into an employee-only area, taking a pack of cigars, and then walking out of the store without paying for it, a police report said. A clerk called police who arrested the man, Gabriel Narcisse Beckford, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Parkland city officials took the first step last week to consider buying a portion of the former Heron Bay golf course as a way to control a new development on the property that stretches into northern Coral Springs. Parkland city commissioners discussed buying the roughly 70 ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Another change has taken place in the upper leadership of the Coral Springs Police Department as a deputy chief retires. The department announced Friday on social media that Deputy Chief Shawn Backer was retiring after 27 years of police service. His departure comes as ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – As you know, I am over American-style pizza in Coral Springs. We have too many pizza places, ok? There are 20 pizza restaurants per 100,000 people in our town. But my cries have fallen on deaf ears – Coral Springs is so proud of its pizza that we will even attempt a Guinness ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – It’s the time of year when fireworks devices are exploding across Coral Springs – and residents such as Stephanie Orlando aren’t happy about it. With the Fourth of July approaching, the 35-year-old New York transplant said she has two children, including an infant, and a dog, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs Mayor Scott Brook and Vice Mayor Joshua Simmons were re-elected to new terms last month because they had no opposition. Despite not having challengers in the 2022 city elections, Brook and Simmons raised together just under $50,000 in campaign contributions, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A 56-year-old Coral Springs woman was killed this week by a Broward County Transit bus in Fort Lauderdale. Maria Zevellos was hit as she walked in the Broward County bus depot at 101 NW First Avenue on Thursday morning, according to Broward Sheriff’s Office. According to a ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For the duration of Shakeidra Saunders’ pregnancy, the 31-year-old accountant was certain she wanted to give birth at home and avoid the hospital. But on Saturday morning, her contractions began and something didn’t feel right. “My water just wouldn’t break. My baby was ...

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CORAL SPRINGS FL — It’s Independence Day in America with plenty of events adding sparkle to the holiday weekend! Here's what is happening in and around Coral Springs, July 1 - 4.   Friday, July 1 FLASHBACK FRIDAY: In honor of Coral Springs’ birthday month, the Museum of Coral Springs ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A fight outside a Pollo Tropical restaurant in Coral Springs last week ended with an 18-year-old going in jail after she allegedly attacked a co-worker, stole her phone – and involved her 13-year-old sister in the dispute by providing her with a Taser stun gun, a police report ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – On a recent morning, armed with neon pink tape to tie around the trunks of oaks, lichens and cypress trees, a Coral Springs pharmacist was leading an initiative to plant 1,000 orchids around the city. Luanne Betz, 64, and members of the Garden Club of Coral Springs were at ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – New Florida student performance scores released this week show that Broward County Public Schools students made increases in most testing areas, including math and English language arts. According to a Broward County schools news release, results from Florida Department of ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Standing next to Poinciana Park in Coral Springs, nearby resident Keith Roberts is watching cars go by. “That one is speeding,” said Roberts on a recent late afternoon, motioning toward a truck rushing by on NW 44 Court, which is just south of Wiles Road. The 20-year city ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - The Garden Club of Coral Springs is going to teach senior residents about “container gardening,” useful for people who love growing things but don’t have a big backyard. Hosted by Jeri Decker, president of the club and fellow member and master gardener, Pilar Londono, the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL- The 4th of July holiday weekend is just around the corner. Here's where to catch fireworks over the holiday weekend in Coral Springs and other nearby cities.  The City of Coral Springs is hosting an event on July 4 from 5-9 p.m. at Mullins Park. The event is free and ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Earlier this month, a 20-year-old Coral Springs air conditioning technician was disheartened after someone broke into his mini-van and stole tools he needed to start a new business. Now, after his story was featured in TAPinto Coral Springs, a handful of city residents have ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - As the two-week Camp Coral Kids at Broward Health Coral Springs comes to an end, 7-year-old Kai Young and his mother, Lauren Young, rejoice in the experience. Camp Coral Kids is the only day camp in South Florida for children ages 6-12 diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Last ...

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PARKLAND, FL - When Parkland resident Rob Camhe retrieved his mail on June 15, he found a letter from his homeowner’s association regarding a $250 fine for speeding. "We didn't even know that there was radar in our community," said Camhe, who lives the Cascata section of the Miralago development ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A 41-year-old man faces a child abuse charge for allegedly hitting his step-son in the face in Coral Springs, causing a two-inch cut, a police report said. Derrick Johnson was taken into custody after the June 11 fight that started over Johnson’s daughter hitting his ...

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PARKLAND, FL – It’s been featured on Guy Fieri’s "Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives" cable show. So perhaps it’s no wonder Los Bocados -- a “’Mexican-ish’ & Latin focused” restaurant on State Road 7 in Parkland -- recently made Yelp's Top 100 restaurants in Florida for 2022. The annual list on ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs police urged residents on Saturday not to call the city’s 911 dispatch system regarding a social media post about a possible kidnapping. The post -- spread on Facebook and other social media -- generated dozens of calls to city 911 dispatchers, even though the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs police made the following arrests, June 15 - 21. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. — Javani Clarke, 24, arrested for driving under a suspended license. — Matthew Abramowicz, 25, arrested on battery charge. — Fikisha Williams, 25, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A year ago, Dr. Monique Gusmao-Rodriguez and her mother, Rita, opened Five Element Wellness Center in Coral Springs, which offers acupuncture, pain management, cosmetic treatments, and other “interactive medicine services.” On Friday, they joined dozens of business owners, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – With the U.S. economy showing signs of slipping into a recession, some small mom-and-pop businesses in downtown Coral Springs aren’t showing signs of concerns just yet. In fact, a few are expanding. Kaleigh Carpenter, owner of Corellia Gifts + Goods at 10269 Sample Road, said ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Last weekend, a Boca Raton man allegedly came to a Coral Springs woman’s home three times before he grabbed her by the arm and forced her down the stairs, a police report said. Once they were in her development’s parking lot, the woman broke free and ran off, and then heard a ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Whether it’s clearing extra room by attending Coral Spring’s Shred-a-thon or taking in a summer concert, there’s plenty to do in and around Coral Springs this June 24-26 weekend.   Friday, June 24 SHRED-A-Thon: The Coral Springs Police Department is partnering up with ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs is planning to keep the city’s tax rate unchanged next year, but residents would be paying more in city taxes and fees due to rising property values, according to a proposed budget presented Wednesday. That means, according to the proposed 2022-23 fiscal year ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Surrounded by family, employees, elected officials, and religious leaders, the CEO of the new Nutrition Smart in Coral Springs unveiled Wednesday the organic food, vitamins, and natural groceries store to the community. “In only three months, we built this from zero,” Yuda ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – You’ll soon be able to eat Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen’s popular chicken sandwiches at two new locations in Coral Springs. The fast-food chain known for its Cajun dishes and fried sandwiches is opening at Coral Square Mall and at a stand-alone restaurant at Cypress Run ...

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