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Stop Code Compliance Costs From Being Taxed by Tamarac

Stop Code Compliance Costs From Being Taxed by Tamarac

The City of Tamarac will be holding it’s first reading of a new “Nuisance Abatement Assessment Ordinance” this Wednesday morning. On the outside, it appears fairly innocuous, however it’s the unspoken, unwritten consequences of it that really needs to be scrutinized.

Child Drownings: Prevalent and Preventable

Child Drownings: Prevalent and Preventable

A Message from Sheriff Al Lamberti – Child Drownings: Prevalent and Preventable – Children are naturally attracted to water. If adults turn their heads for a moment, a toddler can silently slip underwater. If dad’s attention is diverted by a ringing phone, or grandma steps away to stir the soup cooking on the stove…..

Broward Activists Gather for a “Tax Day Rally” in Sunrise

Broward Activists Gather for a “Tax Day Rally” in Sunrise

Activists across Broward County met on the corner of University and Sunrise Boulevard for a “Three Stooges Tax Day Rally”. However, the stooges they were protesting had nothing to do with the current movie out in theaters. The stooges these teachers, parents, activists, labor groups, and concerned middle class Floridians were protesting about were: Rick Scott, Mitt Romney and Marco Rubio.

The District 4 Broward School Board Race is a Competitive Field

The District 4 Broward School Board Race is a Competitive Field

The School Board race for District 4 will have a competitive season now that six candidates have filed to run in the open seat. More candidates have filed to run in District 4 race than for any other school board race in the county. There may seem to be a lot of candidates, however, during this time in 2010, there were seven candidates, with only six made it past qualifying.

Sidney the Sphynx Cat Warms the Hearts of His Owners

Sidney the Sphynx Cat Warms the Hearts of His Owners

Here’s a closer look at one of our more unusual residents; Sidney the Sphynx cat.

Sphynx cats are a rare breed of cat with extremely little fur, or at most short fuzz over its body, and no whiskers. They are very affectionate and extroverted and like to cuddle with their humans, other humans, and each other. Sidney Baxter is owned by residents Eddie and Debbie Toro of Tamarac who purchased her from a breeder in Midlothian, Virginia back in 2003.

The City of Tamarac Must Commit to Transparency by Broadcasting Commission Meetings to the Public

The City of Tamarac Must Commit to Transparency by Broadcasting Commission Meetings to the Public

It’s 2012 and the City of Tamarac still isn’t broadcasting their workshops or city commission meetings to the public.

When Beth Talabisco first ran for Mayor in 2006, this was her platform. She even had campaign mail outs saying she was going to get commission meetings broadcast. Maybe it was looked into at one time and it was too cost prohibitive. However, I can assure them it is not.

Chefs Duke it out for a Good Cause at the Third Annual Golden Matzah Bowl Competition in Lauderhill

Chefs Duke it out for a Good Cause at the Third Annual Golden Matzah Bowl Competition in Lauderhill

With Passover just around the corner, Forest Trace retirement community in Lauderhill hosted their Third Annual Golden Matzah Bowl.

This much anticipated event is a three-part competition, featuring eight South Florida restaurateurs which includes the Best Matzah Ball Mix from the Box and Best Homemade recipes.

All attendees donated a Passover item for WECARE, the Broward food pantry.

Caroline Kennedy Packs the House in Tamarac for “Women for Obama” Event

Caroline Kennedy Packs the House in Tamarac for “Women for Obama” Event

In her first campaign appearance for President Obama this election, Caroline Kennedy made a stop at the Tamarac Community Center on Thursday, March 22 to connect with Women for Obama supporters in Broward County. Kennedy, daughter of President John F. Kennedy, is an attorney, writer, and editor and serves on the boards of numerous nonprofit organizations.
Marking this week’s two year anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act, Kennedy reminded the packed crowd about President’s leadership on health care reform that protects Americans.