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Coral Springs Police Chief: Expect Higher Police Presence at Some Local Schools Following Shooting in Texas

May 24, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Following the school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas on Tuesday, Coral Springs Police Chief Clyde Parry said some schools in Coral Springs may have a higher police presence on Wednesday.

“Please don’t mistake this for a school safety issue,” Parry wrote on social media. “As always, we are committed to having the safest ...

Badly Injured Baby Found in Coral Springs Apartment on Friday Has Died

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A baby -- who was found Friday near a woman killed in a Coral Springs apartment -- has died as well.

The boy died Friday evening at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, said Officer Chris Swinson, spokesman for Coral Springs Police Department.

No one has been charged yet in the child’s death or the woman’s death, both of whom were ...

Woman Found Dead and Baby Badly Injured in Coral Springs Apartment After Hit-and-Run Car Crash in City

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A 31-year-old woman was found dead and a baby badly injured Friday afternoon in an apartment in Coral Springs.

Police found the woman and the boy in an apartment at Ramblewood East Condominium just off NW 88 Avenue across from Sandy Ridge Sanctuary after 1:50 p.m., Coral Springs Deputy Chief Brad McKeone said.

Officers found them after a man was involved in a ...

Robbery, Exposure of Sex Organs, and More: Coral Springs Arrest Report, May 4-10

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs police made the following arrests May 4-10. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

- Byron Claye, 58, arrested on a charge of burglary.

- Cynthia Cortes, 29, arrested on a charge of larceny, retail theft.

- Tyler Stevens, 18, arrested on a charge of obstructing officer without violence.

- Tony Mitchell, 64, arrested on a ...

Two People Taken to Hospital After Car Overturned in Crash in Coral Springs

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Two people were taken to a hospital with minor injuries Monday afternoon after a car overturned in a crash in the area of Coral Springs Drive and Royal Palm Boulevard in Coral Springs, police said.

The people were taken to Broward Health Coral Springs, said Officer Chris Swinson, spokesman for Coral Springs Police Department.

No other details were immediately ...

Part of Wiles Road in Coral Springs Shuts Down Again Due to Gas Leak

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Update: The gas leak was secured by 10:45 a.m.

A part of Wiles Road in Coral Springs was shut down Friday morning due to a gas leak caused by construction crews, according to a fire official.

Wiles Road closed in both directions from University Drive to 87 Avenue shortly before 9 a.m. when construction crews ruptured a six-inch gas line, said Mike Moser, deputy ...

Strangulation, Suspended Driving License, Battery, and More: Coral Springs Arrest Report, April 27-May 3

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs police made the following arrests April 27-May 3. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

- Dustin Reed, 36, arrested on a charge of driving with suspended license.

- Felicia Gomez, 19, arrested on a charge of burglary. Read more here.

- Delroy Mohamed, 25, arrested on a charge of domestic violence battery by strangulation.

- ...

Where Is “Lavar?” Coral Springs Residents Are Asking Where Did Homeless Man on Wiles Road Go.

CORAL SPRINGS, FL –  For many months, a homeless man known as “Lavar” sat on a sidewalk on Wiles Road in Coral Springs, next to him a trail of his belongings including a bicycle, coolers, and bags of food.

Often rain or shine, he became a fixture in the area just west of NW 85 Avenue near the entrance to the Coral Trace neighborhood.

But in recent days, he ...

Everglades Fires Expected To Continue Pushing Smoke into Coral Springs Through Weekend

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – As ash from fires in the Everglades continue to rain down on Coral Springs and western Broward County, winds were expected to pick up on Saturday and push more smoke across the region.

On Friday, one of three brush fires in the Everglades, started by lightning strikes on Wednesday, had burned more than 6,000 acres in Broward County, according to Florida Forest ...

BSO: Person Found Dead in Parkland This Week Died of Self-Inflicted Wound

PARKLAND – Broward Sheriff's Office investigators have determined that the person who was found dead earlier this week in Parkland died of a self-inflicted wound, a spokeswoman said Thursday.

The person was found near Rising Tide Car Wash at 7201 North State Road 7.

No other information was immediately available.

 

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2021 Broward Health Paramedics of the Year Awards Named for the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Two Coral Spring paramedics were named recipients of 2021 Broward Health Paramedics of the Year Awards for the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department during the Broward Health Annual EMS Week Awards Ceremony held Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
 
The two first responders honored are Lieutenant Mike Farmer, named Broward Health North ...

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 ...

What Investors Need to Know About Renting in Coral Springs and South Florida

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - As an investor, you have been eyeing real estate investments in South Florida. You are considering a single-family property or maybe a four-plex to maximize your profits. 

However, as housing prices continue to climb, is a rental property in the Sunshine State still worth the high price tag?

At Royal Empire Realty, we believe the short answer is “yes!” ...

Office Evolution Coral Springs Member: Ben Groenevelt, Mortgage Loan Originator With Absolute Home Mortgage Corp.

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Ben Groenevelt became a member of Office Evolution last year. He’s been working in the mortgage and real estate fields for more than 11 years and is currently a loan officer with Absolute Home Mortgage Corp.

Groenevelt (NMLS ID: 2107972) has served as VP of the Wisconsin Association of Mortgage Brokers and is a member of the National Association of Mortgage ...

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 ...

New Orthopedics and Spine Care Center Opening Soon in West Boca Raton

PARKLAND, FL- West Boca Medical Center will soon be opening a state-of-the-art Ortho and Spine Care Unit that will provide a seamless transition for surgery patients to move right into community care.

They are offering a sneak peek at the new facility that is expected to open around the end of May.

"We've created a section of the West Boca campus that is dedicated to ...

Retirement Council In Coral Springs: Food Inflation -- What's Behind It and How to Cope

May 23, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - As measured by the Consumer Price Index for food at home, grocery prices increased 3.4% in 2020, a faster rate than the 20-year historical average of 2.4%.1 

More recently, food inflation accelerated by 6.5% during the 12 months ending in December 2021, while prices for the category that includes meat, poultry, fish, and eggs spiked 12.5%.2

Food prices have long ...

Coral Springs Parkland Community Emergency Response Team Receives Donation From Coral Springs Charter School

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - The Coral Springs Parkland Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) recently received a generous donation of more than $500 from the Coral Springs Charter School Health Occupations Students of America Club, (HOSA).

Charter School student and CERT member Scott Smith suggested the fundraiser. Students routinely raise money for various worthy organizations. 

CERT ...

Opinion: Coral Springs is Considering Ways to Tackle Plastics. Let’s Goose City to Speed This Up.

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Back home when you wanted someone to move faster on something you said, “I better goose them.” I have no idea why or where the expression comes from, but I’m reviving it.

What follows is to goose the Commission on this issue:

“Every year, 8 million metric tons of plastic pours into the world’s oceans—that’s garbage truck of ...

I Suffered From Postpartum Depression. Here’s How I Got Through It.

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Let me start with this fact: one in seven moms and one in 10 dads suffer from postpartum depression, according to Postpartum Support International.

I was one of them.

I struggled with my mental health issues after my son was born in 2017. I was filled with separation anxiety, and overwhelmed with the world around me.

At times, I was afraid to leave my house ...