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Kids Care Club Delivers 450 Mother's Day Tote Bags to Local Area Women in Need

May 9, 2021

PARKLAND, FL- Mother's Day is a global celebration and appreciation of mothers everywhere. Parkland, as much as anywhere, is filled with mothers that love, bless, and care for the families in our community. On this Mother's Day, local students from the Kids Care Club once again found a way to bless local residents in need.

The Kids Care Club, made up of local high school ...

Mother’s Day Appreciation: After Unspeakable Loss, Coral Springs Daughters Share Love For “True Constant” In Their Lives

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In a world like ours today, where life can flip upside down in a matter of days, our family underwent an unspeakable loss.

Almost nine months ago, August 20, 2020, we lost our Dad, an integral part of our family. Our party of four quickly became a party of three and this party of three; we were devastated. However, even through a time of learning how to live life all ...

“It Was Incredible:” MSD Principal Described Her Blue Angels Flight Over School And South Florida

PARKLAND, FL – As she whizzed above her school in a U.S. Navy Blue Angels jet this week, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Principal Michelle Kefford pulled out her cell phone and recorded the moment.

“There it is, there it is,” she said smiling, sitting in the back of an F/A-18 Super Hornet, as the jet flew over the school on Wednesday at 3:30 pm.

Kefford got ...

Princess Meadow’s Playground Adds New Feature In Memory Of Teen Lost In MSD Tragedy

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – When she was a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Meadow Pollack painted the bumper of her designated parking spot at the school with messages representing her life.

It read: PRINCE$$ MEADOW. And it was all in pink.

Pollack lost her life in the MSD tragedy in 2018, but the vibrancy of who she was lived on in the messages on the bumper, her brother, ...

10-Year-Old Parkland Girl Hopes to Inspire Kids Like Her with Message of Mental Health & Strength

PARKLAND, FL- A local resident is making waves with her ability to write music and inspire others. Ten-year-old Eden Gross is sharing wisdom beyond her years, and hoping to spread her message of strength and the importance of mental health with her peers around the world.

"I really want to help people in this dark time," shares Eden. "I have a very inventive and ...

“He Had A Kind Soul:” Nurse Donated Her Kidney To Coral Springs Employee

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Late one night, Brunna Martins was scrolling through Facebook when she came upon a plea from a City of Coral Springs employee who was looking for a kidney donor.

Something about the man’s eyes spoke to the Fort Lauderdale pediatric nurse.

“He had a kind soul,” she said.

And just like that, Martins, 36, decided to offer the 59-year-old father ...

Gina Montalto's Light Shone Bright During 'Egg My Lawn' Event

PARKLAND, FL- Dozens of volunteer bunnies flocked to the streets of Parkland and North Coral Springs on Easter Eve in support of the 4th Annual "Egg My Lawn" fundraiser by the Gina Rose Montalto Memorial Foundation. 

"This year was our biggest event yet thanks to our wonderful community and all our volunteers. We couldn’t do this without the many ...

Tunie’s Market In Coral Springs To Start “Food-To-Table” Initiative With Stoneman Douglas

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In the back of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a small field is giving life to tomatoes, cucumbers, mangos, and other fruits and vegetables.

For years, students and teachers have planted seeds and trees and built a hydroponic garden and flower beds in the area known as Marjory’s Garden.

They toiled there to learn about gardening, get service hours, and ...

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Loxachatchee Road Improvements to Begin Fall 2022

May 14, 2021

PARKLAND, FL- The Loxahatchee Road reconstruction project has been in planning for years. Former Parkland Mayor Christine Hunschofsky and the City of Parkland started the process to ensure safer roadways.

The project will reconstruct Loxahatchee Road from Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge to SR 7/US 441. The project is slated to begin in the Fall of 2022 and be ...

Allegro Parkland: Best-In-Class Living For All Retirement Ages

PARKLAND, FL- Thirty years ago, Parkland had barely 3,000 residents. The suburban sprawl of the Miami- Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area had hardly reached the northwest corner of Broward County. 

Fast-forward to 2021, and Parkland is one of the fastest growing communities in South Florida, having grown to over ten times its population in 1990. What has been a rural-turned-suburban ...

Parkland Vice Mayor Bob Mayersohn Elected to Serve on Florida League of Cities Board of Directors

PARKLAND, FL- The Florida League of Cities, the united voice for Florida’s municipal governments, announced that City of Parkland (City), Vice Mayor Bob Mayersohn was recently elected to serve on the Florida League of Cities Board of Directors. 

“I am honored to serve on this board and looking forward to this tremendous opportunity.” Vice Mayor Mayersohn ...

The Bin Doctor In Coral Springs: Just Purchased New House? Give The Gift Of Germ Free Home

May 6, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - If you know someone who just bought a new house, give them the gift of a germ-free home.

The Bin Doctor is available to have their new home disinfected by the time they move in.

The disinfecting service includes:

- Disinfects all surfaces including curtains and rugs.  

- Neutralizes and eliminates foul odors.

- No fragrances, no wiping, no residue.

The ...

Local Journalists Grapple with New Era of ‘All Politics is National’

Like it or not, the idea that “all politics is local'' is no longer reality. Instead, local government has been poisoned by the toxic political environment once confined at the state and federal levels.

Local reporters used to be shielded from the national political discourse, in part because municipal elections typically don’t include Rs or Ds next to candidate ...

The Benefits of Local Advertising

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When marketing your services or products, the best place to start is right in the community you serve. Your local community is full of potential new and returning customers, and that market is essential for you to sustain and grow. 

Local marketing is trending, and now more than ever it is important for your business to be prominent in your local market.

According ...

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

Veteran TAPinto Franchisee Launches TAPinto Raritan Bay

SAYREVILLE, NJ - Longtime TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood franchisee John Mooney is taking his talents to the banks of the Raritan. After spending years growing TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood into one of the networks top 5 most-visited sites, Mooney is officially launching TAPinto Raritan Bay, covering Sayreville and South Amboy, N.J.

“Since I am familiar with Sayreville-South Amboy and ...

Learn How To Cook From Anywhere With These Online Classes

Cooking can be fun at any age, and learning new skills exercises your mind, especially as you get older. Whether you’re just finding your way around the kitchen or you’re a seasoned home chef, online cooking classes are a wonderful way to spend your day! From free courses featuring various dishes to lessons led by celebrity chefs, there are vast opportunities to satisfy just about any ...

Fighting Fatigue: How To Sleep Better And Longer

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a vital role in your overall health. Sleeping recharges your body and brain to help prepare and energize you for each new day. On the other hand, sleep deprivation can cause a slew of problems, including memory issues and an increased risk for car accidents.

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults aged 26-64 need seven to nine hours of sleep ...

Is Your A/C Summer-Ready? 12 Things to Check Before the First Heat Wave

Soaking in the summer sun is part of the fun of the season. But if you don’t have a cool home to retreat to, that heat can start to feel overbearing. Make sure your A/C (or swamp cooler!) can handle any heat wave this summer with these 12 tips, plus guidance on how to know when to call in the pros.

 

Before beginning preparation steps for either an air conditioner or swamp ...

4 Unique and Meaningful Ways to Decorate for Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to think about decorations that will brighten up your home as well as show Mom that she’s a unique, valued person in your family. With a few simple touches, it’s easy to create meaningful decorations that highlight the things that she loves best. Here are four great ways to add some color and style to Mom’s favorite ...

Bringing Spring Inside: Adding Pops of Color in Every Room

As the weather warms up, spring colors are arriving in home décor trends. Whether you’re inviting guests over in person or continuing your distanced Zoom calls, you’ll want to incorporate pops of spring color into every room of your house. Fortunately, adding color doesn’t have to break the bank, and you can easily experiment with the best way to invigorate your spaces ...

Celebrating Mother’s Day: 4 Ways to Make Mom Feel Special

Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to tell the caregivers in your life how special they are. By highlighting Mom’s favorite things in your celebrations, you’ll be able to shine a light on everything unique about her. If you’re looking for interesting ways to host a Mother’s Day celebration for a group, big or small, here are four memorable events that will leave Mom ...

The Best Natural Deodorants for the Toughest Workouts

Chances are, your wellness journey includes some heavy-hitting workouts, and a good deodorant is key to feeling confident after every session. Mainstream products can contain harmful ingredients that may actually be blocking some of your body’s natural processes as well as potentially causing health problems down the road. If you’re ready to switch to a more natural product but are ...

Understanding SPF for Healthy Summer Skin

As we head outside to take advantage of the warmer weather, skincare and sun safety should be top priorities. While the sun’s rays provide countless benefits, the ultraviolet (or UV) components of sunlight are damaging to our skin. A sunburn from overexposure isn’t just temporarily painful - the UV rays that cause a burn are doing long-term damage to your skin cells that’s ...