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

May 14, 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 ...

MSD Student Musicians, Alumni, and Nationally Recognized Composers and Musicians to Come Together for 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 ...

Charity Golf Tournament to Benefit Parkland Cares and the Jason Taylor Reading Room, May 17

May 7, 2018

PARKLAND, FL - Parkland Cares will hold a Charity Golf Tournament on Thursday, May 17 at Parkland Golf & Country Club, with 100% of the proceeds going to the Jason Taylor Reading Room and Parkland Cares.  The event is presented by StevenDouglas and former NFL player and Hall of Famer Jason Taylor will be in attendance.

Howard Dvorkin, CPA, is chairman of Debt.com and a 30-year ...

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 ...

Charity Golf Tournament to Benefit Parkland Cares and the Jason Taylor Reading Room, May 17

PARKLAND, FL - Parkland Cares will hold a Charity Golf Tournament on Thursday, May 17 at Parkland Golf & Country Club, with 100% of the proceeds going to the Jason Taylor Reading Room and Parkland Cares.  The event is presented by StevenDouglas and former NFL player and Hall of Famer Jason Taylor will be in attendance.

Howard Dvorkin, CPA, is chairman of Debt.com and a 30-year ...

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 ...

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

May 18, 2018

-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.

Local Students Show Admiration For Marjory Stoneman Douglas Teachers With Personalized Gift Bags

PARKLAND, FL - Teacher Appreciation Week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is especially meaningful this year.

What started out as a bat mitzvah project for Stacie Boyar's 12-year-old daughter, Skylar, became a service project to show Marjory Stoneman Douglas teachers love and support following the February 14 tragedy. The project received an ...

An Evening with the Angels, May 31

May 15, 2018

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, ...

Heron Bay Community Association Celebrates Transfer of Ownership

PARKLAND, FL - The Heron Bay Board of Directors hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday morning at The Commons Clubhouse and Tennis Facility, to officiate the transfer of the property ownership from North Springs Improvement District ("NSID") to the Heron Bay Community Association ("HBCA").

Since The Commons Clubhouse has been part of the Heron Bay Community in 1995, the ...

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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.

 

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Substitute Teacher Arrested for Indecently Touching Student

May 18, 2018

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 ...

Pompano Beach Man Killed in Crash

Broward Sheriff's Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating a deputy-involved fatal crash that happened Wednesday night in Deerfield Beach.

Around 10:45 p.m. May 16, BSO Deputy Gordon Black was responding to a call for service with his emergency lights on when a car and his SUV collided. Black's marked Ford Explorer SUV was traveling west on Northeast 44th Street, ...

BCPS High Schools Among the Nation’s Best, as Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is home to 16 of the nation’s best high schools, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best High Schools national rankings. The rankings evaluate more than 20,500 public high schools nationwide to identify schools that best serve all of their students. U.S. News ranks high schools both nationally and by state to show how well ...