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Our Reply, June 1; Concert to Benefit MSD Band, Alex Schachter Scholarship Fund and Gina Montalto Memorial Foundation

May 23, 2018

PARKLAND, FL - Composer, conductor and pianist Leonard Bernstein believed that music was one of the most effective means of creating understanding and peace in the world and that by nurturing music and art, there could be a world "in which the mind will have triumphed over violence."  Bernstein said, "This will be our reply to violence:  to make music more intensely, more ...

Parkland Library to Host Memorial Day Ceremony, May 23

PARKLAND, FL - The Parkland Library will mark Memorial Day on Wednesday, May 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  The observance will include a presentation of colors by Westglades Middle School JROTC and a performance of taps and The Star-Spangled Banner by an ensemble from Westglades Band. 

In addition, harpist Darlene Weingarten will provide background music for attendees who can ...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Student Musicians, Alumni, and Nationally Recognized Composers and Musicians to Issue Our Reply, June 1

PARKLAND, FL - Composer, conductor and pianist Leonard Bernstein believed that music was one of the most effective means of creating understanding and peace in the world and that by nurturing music and art, there could be a world "in which the mind will have triumphed over violence."  Bernstein said, "This will be our reply to violence:  to make music more intensely, more ...

Parkland Library to Host Memorial Day Ceremony, May 23

May 21, 2018

PARKLAND, FL - The Parkland Library will mark Memorial Day on Wednesday, May 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  The observance will include a presentation of colors by Westglades Middle School JROTC and a performance of taps and The Star-Spangled Banner by an ensemble from Westglades Band. 

In addition, harpist Darlene Weingarten will provide background music for attendees who can ...

South Florida College Students: Apply to Broward Academy VII

May 24, 2018

BROWARD COUNTY - South Florida college students who want to go behind the scenes to experience how government really works can now apply to Broward Academy VII. The theme of this free 10-week program (September 13-November 15, Thursday evenings) is Passport to Broward.  Participants will be taken to County destinations where the public typically does not have ...

Make Schools Safe Raises $30,000 at Women's Round Robin Tennis Fundraiser

May 13, 2018

PARKLAND, FL – Lori Alhadeff's mission to make schools safe got a financial boost on Thursday when Make Schools Safe Inc, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit she founded, held a Women’s Round Robin Tennis Fundraiser on May 11  at the Parkland Tennis Center to raise funds for the organization.  The event yielded $30,000 for the organization. 

Alhadeff ...

Detectives Identify Workers Injured in Lightning Strike in Parkland

May 17, 2018

PARKLAND, FL - Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives released the names of the two survivors of Wednesday's lightning strike as their investigation into Maria Pascual's death continues.

According to police, at 2:10 p.m. on May 16, Pascual was working in the fields at C.W. Hendrix Farms, 12210 Loxahatchee Road, in Parkland, when she was felled by lightning. Blanca ...

Worker Killed, Two Others Injured in Lightning Strike in Parkland

PARKLAND, FL - Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman who was fatally struck by lightning at C.W. Hendrix Farms in Parkland, police said.

According to police, at 2:10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, Maria Pascual was working in the fields at 12210 Loxahatchee Road when she was hit by lightning. A man and woman working near Pascual sustained ...

From the "Belly of the Beast" to the "Bubble" - Guardian Angels Continue to Devote Their Days to the Community, And One Another

May 25, 2018

PARKLAND, FL - When 59-year-old Guardian Angel and Tamarac resident David “Cobra” Clemente received word that there was an active shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, he “called his guys” and headed over to the school as soon as possible, he explains. One of the twelve “guys” is Romero “Black Cat” Davis, his “2nd in Command.” ...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students Honored for Exemplary Community Activism at HandsOn Broward Awards

-PARKLAND, FL 

On Friday, May 11, local student volunteers between the ages of 5 and 18 were honored for their extraordinary service to the Broward County community at HandsOn Broward's Youth Impact Awards. The honorees were celebrated at a dinner reception held at Junior Achievement of South Florida, located in nearby Coconut Creek.

The website for HandsOn ...

Broward County PTO/PTA Meet and Greet About Security and Safety, May 15

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Broward County PTOs/PTAs will hold a meet and greet to discuss school security and safety on May 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  The event will take place at St. Mary Magdalene Church, 1400 Riverside Drive, in Coral Springs.

An Evening with the Guardian Angels, May 31

May 22, 2018

PARKLAND, FL - Parkland residents Jon Faber and Stephen Feuerman are organizing An Evening with the Guardian Angels, on May 31, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Parkland Amphitheater, 10555 Trails End, in Parkland.  The event will include therapy dogs on premises, food trucks, music, speakers, and more.

The purposes of the event are to raise money and thank the Guardian Angels and to ...

An Evening with the Angels, May 31

PARKLAND, FL - Parkland residents Jon Faber and Stephen Feuerman are organizing An Evening with the Angels, on May 31, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Parkland Amphitheater to raise money and thank the Guardian Angels and to also raise awareness about PTSD, as well as to have a meet and greet for Parkland residents.  Dr. Scott Poland, psychology professor at Nova Southeastern ...

The Club at Four Seasons at Parkland Holds Ribbon Cutting

May 20, 2018

PARKLAND, FL - The Club at Four Seasons At Parkland held its ribbon cutting on Friday.  The Club is the clubhouse at the new 55+ active lifestyle community located off of Loxahatchee Road in Parkland.

The Club features a grand ballroom with raised stage, fitness and movement studios, catering kitchen and café, outdoor lounge with bar area, billiard and poker room, ...

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TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Steve Lenox of TAPinto Paterson

This week's feature will focus on TAPinto Paterson's franchisee, Steve Lenox. Find out how the current owner of a public affairs firm went from a former State Director for Senator Frank Lautenberg to a proud TAPinto franchisee for New Jersey's third largest city.

 

Q. When did you join TAPinto.net?

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Man Shopping with Fake Bills May Be Part of Larger Network

May 25, 2018

Broward Sheriff's Office detectives believe a man who used counterfeit bills to pay for a Target Visa gift card is part of a larger fraud network.

Around 8:30 p.m. April 29, the suspect arrived at Target, 1200 S. Federal Highway in Deerfield Beach, as a passenger in a black four-door car. He bypassed the registers on the first floor of the store and went to the lone clerk who was working ...

Burglars Try to Break in to BSO Car

Burglars bungle breaking into a Broward Sheriff's Office car, and detectives want to make sure it's their last criminal fumble.

Around 4:40 a.m. April 30, the burglars park the SUV next to a marked BSO car at an apartment complex near North Dixie Highway and East Commercial Boulevard in Oakland Park. Surveillance video shows two passengers get out of the car: a watchman and a ...

Substitute Teacher Arrested for Indecently Touching Student

A substitute teacher was arrested on Thursday after indecently touching a 7-year-old student, and Broward Sheriff's Office detectives believe there may be other victims.

Around 5:30 p.m. May 16, the victim was in aftercare at Quiet Waters Elementary, 4150 W. Hillsboro Blvd., when Juan Manns approached the boy and told him to sit on his lap. 

The child told BSO's Special Victims ...

From the "Belly of the Beast" to the "Bubble" - Guardian Angels Continue to Devote Their Days to the Community, And One Another

May 25, 2018

PARKLAND, FL - When 59-year-old Guardian Angel and Tamarac resident David “Cobra” Clemente received word that there was an active shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, he “called his guys” and headed over to the school as soon as possible, he explains. One of the twelve “guys” is Romero “Black Cat” Davis, his “2nd in Command.” ...