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Video: Coral Springs Family Captures Rare Footage Of Meteor Burning Out

April 13, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A Coral Springs father of two was getting ready to go to bed on Monday night when he and his wife saw a flash of light outside their bedroom window.

“It looked like someone was flashing a huge flashlight into our window,” said Matthew Bowdle, 40, who lives in Heron Bay.

Perhaps, he thought, it was a police officer looking for someone in his ...

Swimming Lanes Reopen, In-Person Classes Resume, And More News From Coral Springs Parks And Recreation

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs is slowly reopening parks and recreation programs and facilities after the pandemic shutdown.

Here are updates posted on the city’s social media:  

--- Announced April 7: Starting Monday, April 12, the 50-meter pool at the Aquatic Complex will have one long course and three short course lanes available.

Limited lanes are available from ...

Scenes From Saturday’s Fifth Annual Orchid & Plant Festival In Coral Springs

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Check out our photos of the Fifth Annual Orchid & Plant Festival, which kicked off Saturday at the Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital in Coral Springs.

In the late morning hours, close to 20 vendors displayed their orchids, plants, and garden arts as dozens of visitors shopped at the stands and walked the grounds.

The festival continues Sunday from ...

Local Students Pull Off "Matilda" Performance Despite Pandemic and Power Outage

PARKLAND, FL- As the curtains opened on a local performance of the musical "Matilda" in late February, everything was ready to go.

The young students at Broadway Bound in Coral Springs had been practicing for months for the big event, including nearly every week since August. Additionally, they were persevering through socially distanced practices and wearing ...

Did “Power Of Art” Change Anything In Coral Springs And Parkland After MSD Tragedy? New Report Offers Answers.

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – After the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy in 2018, Coral Springs received a $1 million grant to use art to help the community recover from the trauma associated with the shooting.

Did the initiative succeed?

There’s no clear answer, according to an evaluation report of the 18-month program presented to city commissioners last week.

But the ...

Coral Springs Considers In-Person Fourth of July Event

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Expect an in-person Fourth of July event in Coral Springs, as long as there’s no sudden uptick in new Covid-19 cases.

City officials said Monday that they are planning an event, but it’s not clear yet what it would look like or where it would be.

“If the cases continue to trend in the direction that they are, we feel pretty confident that ...

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Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital To Host Outdoor Orchid And Plant Festival On April 10 And 11

April 4, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The delicate and graceful orchid has been coveted by mankind as a symbol of love for many centuries.  Lovers of this ornamental plant and other tropical delights will enjoy a chance to marvel at their beauty during the Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital Fifth Annual Orchid & Plant Festival on April 10 – 11 from 9:30 am until 4:30 pm. Admission ...

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Shirley Klein PA In Coral Springs:  Tips For The First-Time Home Seller 

April 19, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - There is a lot of attention paid to first-time homebuyers but what about first-time home sellers… 

Selling your home for the first time can be just as confusing as a home purchase; therefore, below are a few things to consider as you navigate your Coral Springs home sale.  

First, finding the best agent. While I am a licensed Realtor, I consider myself ...

Broward Health Coral Springs: Sign Up For Heart Failure Education and Support Group

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Broward Health is offered a virtual Heart Failure Education and Support Group, starting Tuesday at 2 pm.

The group will meet online every third Tuesday of the month from 2-3 pm, going from April to December.

See the flyer above for more information.

Register by visiting: BrowardHealth.org/Events or calling 954.759.7400.

Kauffman Insurance Group in Coral Springs: Have You Signed Up Yet For Health Insurance Through Affordable Care Act?

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Florida continues to lead the nation in the number of people signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act during a special enrollment period that runs through May 15.

More than 140,000 people obtaining health insurance between Feb. 15 and March 31, according to WINK Digital Media.

An executive order from President Joe Biden in January opened a new enrollment ...

MakeATeeOnLine In Coral Springs: More Than $1,400 Raised For Make Our Schools Safe Organization During Love Together Event

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – This week’s Love Together event – a celebration of Alyssa Alhadeff and her memory in a benefit to Make Our Schools Safe – raised $1,474 for the organization.

MakeATeeOnLine in Coral Springs, in conjunction with Gildan Apparel, helped promote the event on April 10 during which kids and adults from all over the country were encouraged to wear a ...

The Bin Doctor In Coral Springs: Disinfecting In the Age Of Coronavirus

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Proper cleaning and disinfection are now more important than ever.

With COVID-19 in our communities, many people have re-evaluated the effectiveness and frequency of their current cleaning procedures.

It is important to note that cleaning a surface – simply removing dirt and particles – is not the same thing as disinfecting it to kill viruses and ...

Broward Health Coral Springs: Returning to Preventative Health Care – We’re Ready to Welcome You

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Over the past year, many individuals and families have delayed non-emergent medical care as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. While hospitals throughout the country suspended some services temporarily at the height of the outbreak, all – including ours at Broward Health – have been operating normally for many months with safeguards implemented to ensure the safety ...

Fire, Stolen Cars, Robberies, And More: Coral Springs Police Bulletin, April 7 - 13

April 18, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Here is the Coral Springs Police Department crime and incident report for the week of April 7 - 13.

 

Identity theft

- April 7, North University Drive

- April 7, NW 114 Avenue, Victim: woman, 34

- April 9, NW 91 Avenue

- April 11, NW 23 Court

 

Fraud

- April 7, Shadow Wood Boulevard, Victim: woman, 73, Estimated loss: $9,800

- ...

Fleeing From Police, Sexual Battery, Auto Thefts, And More: Coral Springs Police Bulletin, March 31 – April 6

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Here is the Coral Springs Police Department crime and incident report for the week of March 31 – April 6.

Theft of auto parts

- March 31, West Sample Road, Victim: man, 43, Estimated loss: $7,000

 

Shoplifting

- March 31, BJ Wholesale, 620 Riverside Drive, Estimated loss: $17

 

Child abuse

- March 31, Royal Palm ...

Howard Melamed: Coral Springs Resident, Business Owner, and Internet Provocateur

April 2, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Most people wouldn’t want to be called a gadfly. Howard Melamed doesn’t mind it at all.

The longtime Coral Springs resident, business owner, one-time political candidate, and lately an internet provocateur delights in telling city leaders his views on how to run the city of more than 130,000 people.

Everything from traffic (“there’s too much ...

“I’m Ready:” Coral Springs Dance Instructor Prepares For Miss Florida Competition

April 13, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Since she was 2 years old, Alana Scheuerer has performed on a stage as a dancer, winning over crowds with her jazz, ballet, and tap skills.

Now 23, the Coral Springs resident is soon going to bring her dancing abilities, as well as a passion for helping others through the arts, to a much bigger stage: the Miss Florida competition.

In front of judges, fans, and many ...

There Are Clear Reasons Why Coral Springs Police Are Well Liked

April 10, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – This week, President Biden issued some executive orders on gun control. Good for him.

In his announcement, he mentioned a few things that took my breath away. One was that the second mass shooting took place before the flags flying at half-staff for last weeks had been raised and between the two there occurred more than 800 shootings that were not classified as ...

Don’t Become A Killer In Coral Springs. Get Vaccinated.

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Twenty-seven states have had rising numbers of Covid cases and hospitalizations. Most of them are nowhere near here. However, we in this area have a particular problem. It’s called Spring Break.

I would venture to say that most everyone reading this knows someone who was a Spring Breaker or who was with someone who was a Spring Breaker. By next week, we should suspect ...

U.S. Representative Ted Deutch - Empty Suit

March 27, 2021

I see in my TapIntoCoralSprings.net feed that Representative Ted Deutch and sixty of his colleagues are making headlines for signing a letter to President Biden demanding a ban on the import of assault rifles and high capacity magazines. Excluding the letterhead, address, date and signatures this important letter is a paltry half page. If this is the collective effort of sixty people I would be ...

The More Things Change, The More They Remain the Same

March 30, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Over the past two months, to our collective dismay and disappointment, there has been a revisiting of the topic of mass shootings. In dissimilar, highly unrelated circumstances, several mass shootings have been circulating through the news feed as of late.

Has anyone else begun to question “why?”

I know that my own reflection and understanding stems from ...