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Weigh in on Parkland's Millage Rate, September 21

September 14, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - Parkland residents can weigh in on the proposed millage rate on September 21, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Parkland City Hall.  City staff will make a presentation at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, click here.

Shred-a-Thon, September 15

PARKLAND, FLA - The Broward County Sheriff's Office will hold a shred-a-thon and Operation Medicine Cabinet on Saturday, September 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Parkland City Hall.  Residents can bring expired, unused, or unwanted medication for disposal, and can also bring documents for shredding.  There is a limit of five boxes of documents per car.  

The event is free ...

Walk and Bike to School, October 10

September 25, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - Elementary school students at Heron Heights, Park Trails, and Riverglades are encouraged to walk or bike to school on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.  

Learn more here.

Halloween Festival, October 26

PARKLAND, FLA - The City of Parkland is holding its Halloween Festival on Friday, October 26 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Pine Trails Park.  Wear a costume and participate in the trunk or treat lane, pick out a pumpkin to decorate from the pumpkin patch, and more.

 

The Band's Visit: Film and Discussion, September 29

PARKLAND, FLA - Parkland adults are invited to watch the film "The Band's Visit" and attend a discussion about the film, on September 29 at 2 p.m. at the Parkland Library.  In the film, a band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force heads to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of the Arab arts center, but wind up stranded in the wrong town.

Registration is ...

Greater Broward Chapter of The Pap Corps Holds Sold Out “Red Carpet Opening Night”

September 25, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - The Greater Broward Chapter of The Pap Corps held its charity “Welcome Back” event on Friday, September 21 at Cypress Head Clubhouse in Parkland.  The sold out event featured cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and discussion regarding the upcoming fundraising programs for 2018/2019. 

The Pap Corps is an all volunteer, 501(c)(3) nonprofit ...

Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department Driver Engineer Michael Matonak Passes Away at Age 41

September 20, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department Driver Engineer Michael Matonak has passed away.  He was 41.

According to the Department, "Michael, or as his brothers and sisters in service lovingly referred to him as, 'Beef,' started his public safety career as a teenager after joining the City of Coral Springs Police Explorer program. A graduate of Coral ...

Guardian Angels National Leader: Davis No Longer Part of Group After Revoked Clearance

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The Guardian Angels national leader shed new light on earlier reports that former member Fredrick Romero Davis had his security clearances revoked at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Curtis Sliwa, who founded the Guardian Angels in May 1977, said Davis’ “Level 2” clearance was revoked two weeks ago after the Broward County School ...

Local 'Guardian Angel' Under Police Investigation, Loses School Security Clearance

CORAL SPRINGS, FLA - A well-known Guardian Angel that has spent the last 8 months protecting Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students is currently under police investigation.

Fredrick “Romero” Davis had his “Level 2” security clearance revoked by the Broward County School District within the past two weeks and was issued a trespass warning as well, according to the ...

ACT Test Simulation for High School Students in Parkland, September 29

September 24, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - An ACT test simulation will be offered on Saturday, September 29 at the Parkland Library at 8:30 a.m. for high school students in Parkland.  The test will be fully proctored and will take approximately four hours to complete.

A Parkland Library card is required to register.  Registration can be done online at www.cityofparkland.org/library or 954-757-4207.

Guardian Angels National Leader: Davis No Longer Part of Group After Revoked Clearance

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The Guardian Angels national leader shed new light on earlier reports that former member Fredrick Romero Davis had his security clearances revoked at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Curtis Sliwa, who founded the Guardian Angels in May 1977, said Davis’ “Level 2” clearance was revoked two weeks ago after the Broward County School ...

Local 'Guardian Angel' Under Police Investigation, Loses School Security Clearance

CORAL SPRINGS, FLA - A well-known Guardian Angel that has spent the last 8 months protecting Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students is currently under police investigation.

Fredrick “Romero” Davis had his “Level 2” security clearance revoked by the Broward County School District within the past two weeks and was issued a trespass warning as well, according to the ...

Greater Broward Chapter of The Pap Corps Holds Sold Out “Red Carpet Opening Night”

September 25, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - The Greater Broward Chapter of The Pap Corps held its charity “Welcome Back” event on Friday, September 21 at Cypress Head Clubhouse in Parkland.  The sold out event featured cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and discussion regarding the upcoming fundraising programs for 2018/2019. 

The Pap Corps is an all volunteer, 501(c)(3) nonprofit ...

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2018 Parkland Dash 5k/5mile and 1 mile fun run

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Is Sleep as Important as Diet?

September 17, 2018

I’m sure you can guess what my answer is to this question, since I am, after all, a pediatric sleep consultant. I tend to put a high priority on sleep and am, in my humble opinion, justifiably passionate about its benefits for babies.

But is my passion for sleep clouding my view on this matter, or is there evidence to support my position? Oh, I am SO glad you asked.

Now don’t ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Anna Sandler and Fred Smith of TAPinto SOMA

This issue of TAPinto Featured Franchisee highlights TAPinto South Orange and Maplewood with the site's owner Fred Smith and lead editor Anna Sandler. Check out the interview to find out how owning and operating a TAPinto site came at the most opportune time for these NJ residents.
 
Q. When did you join TAPinto.net?
I first joined TAPinto in 2014 as a sales and ...

BCPS Proud to be Named District of the Year by Cambridge International

September 21, 2018

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is honored to be named District of the Year by Cambridge International. Representatives from Cambridge International presented the award during the September 18, 2018, School Board meeting.

BCPS is the first district in the United States to receive the Cambridge District of the Year distinction. The award recognizes districts for having high ...