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Congressman Presenting Parkland Pushes For Local Gun Buyback Initiatives

May 14, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Have a few guns to sell? New federal legislation would make it easier to organize local gun buyback initiatives.

A bill introduced Wednesday in the U.S House of Representatives -- co-sponsored by Rep. Ted Deutch (FL-22) who represents Parkland and Coral Springs -- would authorize new matching grants available for local law enforcement agencies to help offset costs of ...

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 ...

Mayor Walker Hosting Community Conversation Thursday

PARKLAND, FL- Parkland Mayor Rich Walker is hosting his second Community Conversation this coming Thursday. 

The event is intended to give community members an opportunity to address questions and concerns and to have discussions with Mayor Walker. 

Mayor Walker intends to hold his Community Conversations monthly at different area businesses.

"I will always do ...

Representative Christine Hunschofsky's May Message

PARKLAND, FL- May is a time when we celebrate mothers. Mothers are the ones who we go to for support, help, advice, and consoling. They are often the helpers and the first ones to reach out to help a family member, friend or neighbor. Our world is a better place thanks to the love, care and support mothers give. Unfortunately, Mother’s Day can also be a difficult day and a sad reminder ...

Vice Mayor Michael Udine's May Message

PARKLAND, FL- During the first week of May we celebrate National Small Business Week. Our office wants to see your Broward businesses succeed. Be on the lookout during Small Business Week where I will be sharing our annual #SmallBusinessShoutouts on social media platforms, contributed by small business owners and patrons in our community. Let us all do our part in supporting and showcasing ...

Parkland Mayor Rich Walker's Monthly Message

PARKLAND, FL- Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers in our lives, including stepmothers, godmothers, grandmothers, foster mothers, and more.  Having a large family like mine is wonderful, but it puts a lot of responsibility on the mom of our house.  My wife, Catherine always finds time to juggle everything, whether it is keeping all of us on schedule, shuttling kids around, ...

Representative Christine Hunschofsky Legislative Update

PARKLAND, FL- Representative Christine Hunschofsky shares a legislative update from Tallahassee. 

This afternoon we will vote to pass the budget for this fiscal year, which is the only constitutionally required responsibility the Florida Legislature has during the 60 day legislative session. The overall budget totals $101.5 billion, an increase of 10.1% over the last year. The ...

Bulk Trash Pickup This Week in Parkland

PARKLAND, FL- April is here, and there's nothing like cleaning out the clutter from our homes before summer arrives. This week, April bulk trash pickup will be in Parkland all week. 

Bulk Trash includes household appliances, furniture and bulky nature items like tree stumps. It does not include special and hazardous wastes such as construction items, household cleaners, paints, ...

As Summer Approaches, Broward Lifts Many Outdoor Restrictions

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Broward County announced this week that it is now lifting most Covid-19 capacity restrictions and sanitation requirements for outdoor activities.

The announcement -- which didn’t include details on the kinds of activities -- came as more Broward County residents have been vaccinated.

As of Sunday, 453,269 people in Broward County have been fully vaccinated ...

Terramar Park Playground To Be Temporarily Closed This Summer

PARKLAND, FL- The Terramar Park playground is getting updated. Terramar Park, one of Parkland's two major public parks, will see a number of improvements to its playground area, which will be temporarily closed beginning April 19. The update will take a few months, and the City of Parkland expects the playground to reopen in the late summer.

Additionally, according to the City of ...

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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 ...