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Stoneman Douglas Boys Basketball Loses District Championship in 4 Overtimes

February 14, 2019

PARKLAND, FL- It was a battle Wednesday night as the Douglas Boys Basketball team took on Deerfield Beach in the District Championship game at Deerfield Beach High School. Deerfield Beach had a small lead through the first half. The game ended regulation play in a 56-56 tie sending it to overtime. Unbelieveably, that would be the first of four overtimes.  Down by one, Douglas had the ...

Stoneman Douglas Boys Basketball Win in Double OT to Advance to District Championship

PARKLAND, FL- Douglas faced Coral Springs tonight in a district semi-final game at Deerfield Beach High School. The teams were so evenly matched that the game was tied every quarter except for the 2nd when Douglas had the lead by 3. The 4th quarter ended in a 64-64 tie sending the game into overtime. Overtime ended in a 72-72 tie sending the game into a 2nd overtime. Douglas was able to ...

Stoneman Douglas Girls' Soccer Loses Close Battle to Boca Raton in Regional Semifinals

PARKLAND, FL- Boca Raton brought Stoneman Douglas Girls' Soccer season to end tonight in the Regional Semifinals. Douglas took on Boca Raton at home in a battle to advance to the Regional Finals. Boca Raton edged out the Eagles 1-0. Boca Raton will advance to the Regional Finals on February 12 and will face the winner of Jupiter and Vero Beach. Douglas ends the season with a ...

A Day of Remembering and Serving at Parkland's P-Rec on February 14-15.

February 12, 2019

PARKLAND, FL- February 14, 2018 was a day of tragedy for our Parkland Community. As the one year anniversary approaches, we know that the heartache and healing continue. This Thursday the City of Parkland has chosen to honor the 17 lives lost by serving others in need. Each person that was lost in the Stoneman Douglas tragedy made a difference in their school, families and ...

Worldwide MSD Alumni Organize Virtual Vigil

PARKLAND, FL- Stoneman Douglas alumni from around the world will be organizing online to recognize and honor the 17 lives lost on February 14, 2018. As the Parkland community supports the survivors and remembers the 17 that died that day, the greater MSD community from around the world will be joining them in solidarity. Anyone is welcome to join in recognizing the day by taking the ...

Yoga for Hope and Healing Event to Benefit Cancer Research

PARKLAND, FL- The Greater Broward Chapter of The PapCorps will hold their annual fundraiser Yoga for Hope and Healing on March 9 at 10:00 a.m. at the Wyndham Hotel in Boca Raton. Early bird tickets are $40 through February 9 and increase to $50 after February 9. Anyone that registers will receive an event tank top. The event includes lead by yoga instructor Lisa Ponczek ...

Parkland: One Year Later

February 14, 2019

PARKLAND, FL- Today marks the one year anniversary of the Stoneman Douglas tragedy. As we reflect on the past year and look towards the future, those of us fortunate enough to call Parkland home are awash in emotions. First and foremost, we continue to grieve as a community. Each significant milestone of the year reminds us more of who is missing than who is present. Parkland is not the same ...

Governor DeSantis Announces Statewide Grand Jury Investigation On How Schools are Spending Money on Safety

PARKLAND, FL- Governor DeSantis held a news conference at Broward County Courthouse this Wednesday afternoon to announce his plan for accountability for school districts. Several families of the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas tragedy stood behind Governor DeSantis as he made his announcement that he has sent a petition to the Florida Supreme Court asking for a statewide grand jury ...

February 14 Moment of Silence and Intrafaith Ceremony to Honor Our Fallen 17

PARKLAND, FL- Schools across the Broward County School District will observe a moment of silence at 10:17 a.m. on February 14 to honor the 17 lives that were lost last year at Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Many schools will be having a day featuring activities of love and kindness. 

On February 14, the City of Parkland will also observe a moment of silence at 10:17 a.m. at all city ...

Yoga for Hope and Healing Event to Benefit Cancer Research

February 8, 2019

PARKLAND, FL- The Greater Broward Chapter of The PapCorps will hold their annual fundraiser Yoga for Hope and Healing on March 9 at 10:00 a.m. at the Wyndham Hotel in Boca Raton. Early bird tickets are $40 through February 9 and increase to $50 after February 9. Anyone that registers will receive an event tank top. The event includes lead by yoga instructor Lisa Ponczek ...

February 5 is Day of Crafts for Adults and Kids at the Parkland Library

PARKLAND, FL- The Parkland Library is hosting two special craft events on Tuesday, February 5. The morning event is a lantern craft and is geared towards adults. Adults will be creating colorful stained glass lanterns using recycled glass jars. The event takes place at 10:30 a.m. and participants are encouarged to bring their own jar. The second event of the day is a family craft ...

Governor of New Jersey Signs Alyssa's Law to Improve School Safety

February 7, 2019

PARKLAND, FL- Wednesday was a great victory for New Jersey public schools and for the Alhadeff family. With Ilan and Lori Alhadeff present Goveror Phil Murphy signed bill A764, also known as Alyssa's Law. It requires all New Jersey public schools to install silent panic alarms and emergency lights that will alert law enforcement in case of emergencies and attacks such as an active ...

Commissioner Michael Udine's February Update

PARKLAND, FL-  For many in our close-knit Northwest Broward community, Valentine’s Day will never be the same. A day of love and friendship turned into a day of senseless, tragic violence. It seems like everyone in our area knows someone who was affected in one way or another by this horrific act. While our community, unfortunately, may be known for the events of February 14, 2018, we ...

Parkland Valentine's Day 2019 Healing and Hope

February 15, 2019

PARKLAND, FL- Valentine's Day 2018 was a day of tragedy. This year it was a day of healing and hope. The day was filled with numerous service projects to honor our fallen 17. The day ended with an interfaith memorial service at Pine Trails Park. Over a thousand community members gathered for the service to remember and pay tribute to the victims taken tragically a year ago. The ...

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BSO Welcomes New Undersheriff

February 1, 2019

PARKLAND, FL- Sheriff Gregory Tony is pleased to announce that Colonel Sean Zukowsky has joined the Broward Sheriff’s Office and will serve as undersheriff, placing him second in command.

Col. Zukowsky, a decorated combat U.S. Marine Corps veteran, has more than 20 years of law enforcement and military experience.

Sheriff Tony said he selected Col. Zukowsky for his leadership, ...