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.
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…..
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.
BSO held their Shred-A-Thon and Operation Medicine Cabinet event at Kings Point on Saturday to an overwhelming success. Both programs help prevent prescription drug abuse and identity theft by safely disposing of old medicines and personal documents.
If it’s Monday and you need unsightly snipe-signs removed from your neighborhood, you’d better wait until Saturday. Unfortunately in the City of Tamarac, Code Compliance is to busy to keep our city cleaned up during the week.
President Obama made a stop in South Florida at the Hollywood Diplomat Hotel this week and Tamarac resident Michele Kanarek was able to get the chance to see him for the third time.
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.
Currently, six candidates have filed to run in the congressional race against Debbie Wasserman-Schultz seat, and one of them is going to provide a lot of entertainment for the media, that is, if he can afford to stay in the race. His name is Joe Kaufman and he is the Chairman of Americans Against Hate….
Tamarac Resident James Hallas was getting ready for bed on March 30th, when he had a feeling that he left his wallet in his van. He stepped outside of his Westwood 21 home just to make sure and found a stranger looking into his daughter’s bedroom window…….
Martin David Kiar, who is a candidate for Broward County Commission District 1, sent out this glossy four-page mailer today to all registered Democrats today which will surely get attention.
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.
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.
The Multi Purpose Center in Tamarac will be going through a renovation that will include both indoor and outdoor improvements. This busy facility hosts not only summer camps, but is also used by Tamarac Elementary School Physical Education classes, after school programs and city programs.
An alert resident on the 7900 block of 89th avenue in Tamarac noticed a suspicious vehicle in her neighbor’s driveway. Shortly thereafter, the alarm to her neighbor’s residence was activated and she observed a subject running from the rear of the residence to the suspicious vehicle. The vehicle quickly left the area.
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.
Mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco officially returned to her post on Wednesday morning to a standing ovation from friends and supporters at the Tamarac City Commission Meeting.
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.
Mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco will soon be back. As reported in the Sun-Sentinel today, Judge Imperato dismissed all criminal charges against her and ruled that there was no evidence that she received any personal benefit from the Chaits, a controversial father and son team of developers.
This amazing ice cream soda fountain is like stepping inside a time machine. Only minutes away in Coral Springs, you’ll be surrounded by treasures dating back as far as 1900!
Children are home from school next week for spring break. All of our parks including the dog park and skate park are still closed on Monday due to budget cuts. Wait until you read what the City was able to buy with our money though……..