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December 8, 2022

PARKLAND, FL- Parkland's annual holiday event, Light Up the Park, will be held on Friday evening, December 9, 2022, in Parkland. The event will include food trucks, live music, and more. Light Up the Park also features the unveiling of the winners for the Parkland holiday home decorating ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Sharon Harper's 3rd Grade Class is going the extra mile to give back to the local community this holiday season. Harper, a teacher at Park Trails Elementary in Parkland, learned of an opportunity to help serve the local community through her friend, Catherine Walker.  SOS Children's ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas soccer teams are off to a tremendous start this season. Both the boys and the girls teams have won nearly all their games to begin the season. The MSD Girls Soccer Team is currently undefeated, with a record of 5-0-1 in their first six matches this season. The ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The City of Parkland is hosting a Cornhole Tournament this coming weekend at Pine Trails Park. The Cornhole event is fun for the whole family, and will include food trucks and prizes as well as the Cornhole competition. The cost is $50 per team for the double elimination ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland student Jacey Brauner is having a tremendous school year. The Stoneman Douglas junior is not only serving as Parkland's Mayor for a Month, but she recently published a journaling book that focuses on the positives of daily life.  Brauner is also President of her Junior Class ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Santa’s Express won’t be coming to Coral Springs and Parkland neighborhoods this month. City officials said Monday the parade of Santa riding on top of a Coral Springs-Parkland fire truck, along with a police motorcade, through communities wasn’t planned for this year. It ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas Boys Basketball Team improved to a perfect 4-0 on the season after defeating McArthur High School in an away game on Friday night. The Eagles beat McArthur by a score of 58-52. They'll be looking to improve to 5-0 on Tuesday evening at home against Everglades ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Public schools in Coral Springs and across Broward County will use two previously scheduled early release days as make-up days following school closings for Hurricane Ian and Hurricane Nicole earlier this year. Broward County Public Schools announced Friday that Thursday, ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The suspicious white substance found in an envelope on campus at Stoneman Douglas High School is still being investigated by Coral Springs - Parkland FD, but the substance has been determined not to be a threat and students are being allowed to leave campus beginning at 2:40 p.m. on ...

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PARKLAND, FL- An envelope containing a suspicious substance was received at Stoneman Douglas High School on Friday morning, prompting the school to immediately close the school office and parts of the 100 building on campus. Coral Springs - Parkland Fire Department were immediately dispatched to ...

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PARKLAND, FL- One of Parkland's marquee winter celebrations highlighted the week on Thursday night. "Light Up the Night" celebrated its tenth year in Parkland, this year supporting local nonprofit Parkland Cares. Thousands of people came out to enjoy the cool evening, enjoying live music, games ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Could she be near the Sawgrass Trailhead at Atlantic Boulevard in Coral Springs? Or is she deep in Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge off Parkland? The search is on for a 10-year-old mixed breed dog named Kika who escaped from her Parkland home on ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Happy Holidays! Time has flown by this year, and it’s hard to believe that the holidays are already here. This has always been my favorite time of the year, as it is an opportunity to reflect on what is truly important in life and an occasion to celebrate with family and friends. It ...

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PARKLAND, FL- "Light Up the Night," hosted by Zimmerman and Frachtman, P.A., celebrates its 10th annual holiday celebration on Thursday night, December 1, 2022.  What was once a flicker of an idea has become the City of Parkland's marquee winter celebration event. "In 2013 we decided to throw a ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Overcrowding at local animal shelters has caused a Parkland family to taken action this past week. Parkland resident Ilyse Horwitz became aware of a stray dog in Hialeah that was living on the streets unattended near their family business. Horwitz's son observed Reggie, a stray mix, ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas Boys Basketball Team extended their win streak to three to open the season on Tuesday evening. The Eagles won their home opener by a score of 63-57 over Fort Lauderdale High School, who fall to 1-1 on the season. Stoneman Douglas plays at McArthur High School ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas Boys Basketball Team opened up their 2022-2023 season with a pair of wins in the past week.  On Friday evening, MSD beat Royal Palm Beach beat Royal Palm Beach High School 86-58. The following night, the Eagles defeated Palm Beach Central by a score of ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland residents looking to give back as the end of the year approaches have an excellent opportunity this week. Tuesday, November 29, 2022, is Giving Tuesday in the United States.  Parkland is home to many nonprofits that are eligible to received donations on Giving Tuesday, ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Two Stoneman Douglas students are aiming to help local young people dress for success as they enter the professional world. Arizel Corniel and Carly Rogalla are currently juniors at MSD, and have been best friends since sixth grade. They're also members of the Stoneman Douglas DECA ...

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PARKLAND, FL- As the holiday season gets into full swing, Small Business Saturday in Parkland is just around the corner. On Saturday, November 26, 2022, local businesses in Parkland will be offering discounts and deals to shoppers for supporting local business here in Parkland. The Parkland ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Newly elected and reelected Broward County School Board members voted Parkland resident Lori Alhadeff as the new Chair of the Broward School Board on Tuesday. Alhadeff, who lost her daughter, Alyssa, in the Stoneman Douglas tragedy of 2018, was most recently Vice Chair. She was ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – With inflation and expiring benefits leaving more Americans hungry -- a local nonprofit is offering free Thanksgiving food boxes for those struggling to get by. “Everything is so expensive and people need extra help right now,” said Suzanne Rosen-Snyder, office manager at ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland Mayor Rich Walker was reelected for a second term and sworn in this past week. Walker was unopposed and took the oath of office at a City Commission meeting. He spoke about his experience as mayor to date and what he sees as priorities for the City of Parkland moving ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Eagle Regiment turned in another tremendous performance over the weekend, this time winning the Class 5A State Marching Band Championship with a score of 95.35. "This has been a tremendous year of 'firsts' for the Eagle Regiment Marching Band!" said Band Director Steven ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas Football season came to an end Friday evening in Palm Beach. The Eagles fell to Palm Beach Central High School 55-23, ending a strong year for MSD, who finished the season 8-4. Palm Beach Central, the top seed in the district , will face the winner of the Palm ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland Buddy Sports Basketball registration opens today. Parkland Buddy Sports is a nonprofit organization that provides "organized peer to peer sports programming for children and young adults with special needs and volunteer opportunities for students." The Parkland Buddy ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland's newest, most impressive Dental office is now open. Promising Dental is taking new patients and appointments, including offering a new patient special. Located in the Shoppes of Parkland next to BJ's off State Road 7, Promising Dental offers a state-of-the-art client ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas Boys and Girls Soccer Teams  made it a sweep over Western High School of Davie this week. The boys defeated Western 1-0, going 2-1 now for the season. The girls shutout Western 2-0, keeping their record at a perfect 3-0. The boys' next game isn't until ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas Football continued its winning ways this week, this time defeating Santaluces High School in the first round of playoffs on Monday evening. Stoneman Douglas scored with just two minutes left in the game, winning a high scoring battle 48-44 at ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Editor’s Note: A 21-year-old Coral Springs resident Chansen Savakinus is fighting an incurable cancer. His mother, Destiny Haggett, is chronicling the experience in a series of articles for TAPinto Coral Springs. This is part 17.   The past two months, since we ...

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