We enjoy the the Gary B Jones Dog Park because it is a clean, well-maintained park that has some great features: tall water fountains for people and short ones for dogs, a dog-washing area, a large and a small dog area, covered pavilions and a concrete walking path for the adults.
On Thanksgiving both the Tamarac Kiwanis and the Key Club of Piper High School sponsored the Thanksgiving Holiday Orphan Meal (THOM) at the Tamarac Community Center where residents enjoyed a free Thanksgiving dinner surrounded by new friends. [imagebrowser id=13] Photos by Kiwanis members Mary Brown and Juan Rayes from the event. The idea behind the […]
What do you get when you mix Afghanistan dust, a few turkeys and more than 220 coalition service members and civilians? The answer is the Tamarac Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K race.
Head over to the Tamarac Community Center this Thanksgiving where you can enjoy a free Thanksgiving dinner surrounded by new friends.
Parents, since Broward County schools are closed this week, don’t plan on visiting a Tamarac park this Monday. In fact, go visit any neighboring city park except Tamarac where you will find all facilities open to the public. Back in 2010, the City of Tamarac was faced with a $4.7 million budget gap so they […]
You may have noticed that the street lights along Commercial Boulevard in the eastern half of the city have not been working in some time. In fact, if you are driving east from the Turnpike to 31st Avenue, you’ll notice that every single street light is out leaving the area in the dark. I noticed […]
Challenger Elementary School in Tamarac Florida had it’s annual Harvest Fest and Book Fair on October 27th, 2011 with games and fun for the whole family.
Place of Occurrence: 5903 N.W. 57th Court, Tamarac As detectives investigated a woman’s complaint that her first date with an attractive, 35-year-old security guard turned nightmarish when he raped her at his apartment, a second woman came forward with a similar story of her own first date with Andre Beadle. The first woman told […]
Tamarac’s slogan is that it is “The city for your life.” If this were true, then why don’t more city officials actually live here? I’m not talking about the Mayor, Commissioners and the Advisory Boards. I’m interested in why directors and department heads that are on the city payroll do not want to live in […]
On Monday, September 26th, information will be presented regarding the Colony West proposal to the City Commission for its discussion and then on Wednesday, September 28th, it will be brought up for public comment. Monday’s meeting starts at 9:30a.m. and Wednesday’s meeting starts at 9:00 a.m. According to Andy Berns, economic affairs officer, “The point […]
Due to an alert homeowner who had internet cameras in his residence, Tamarac deputies responded to a residential burglary in progress in the Catalina Place community located East of University Drive and South of McNab Road. Responding Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies set up a perimeter and three suspects were taken into custody. It was later […]
How to dispose of old garbage containers once you receive your new garbage carts from Waste Management. As you probably know by now, the City of Tamarac has a new garbage vendor, Waste Management. Beginning in October, residents are scheduled to receive one roll-out cart with wheels for garbage AND another roll-out cart for recycling. (Please note: […]
According to Forbes Magazine, Tamarac Florida has just been named one of the best 25 places to retire Please check out the article here: Forbes Magazine. Forbes included the City of Tamarac to its recent list of the “25 Top Suburbs for Retirement.” The list was compiled by comparing cities that were within 25 miles […]
On August 11th, School Board Member David Thomas stepped down from office as our District Four representative. Unfortunately, his wife Cindy who has been treated for cancer in the past will need further treatment. Because of the time required by the position, it would leave him unable to be available to give her the type […]
By Rachel C Scott 7th Grade Teacher at Millennium Middle School in Tamarac FL Okay Moms and Dads, the countdown has officially begun! School re-opens in about a month, unbelievable, right? So here’s the deal. As a teacher I feel compelled to let you know what it really takes to start this upcoming school year off right. […]
Great news for the residents of Tamarac in single family homes. We finally are getting what many other cities around us already have: uniform garbage cans. These cans not only look good, they actually keep critters out and garbage in with their heavy lids. The City of Tamarac recently signed a contract with Waste Management […]
Have you checked out Menchie’s Yogurt at the Midway Plaza yet? Located at 5729 North University Drive near the Publix, this California franchise has not only a variety of flavors, they offer low carb, no sugar added, dairy free, nonfat, gluten free and kosher varieties of yogurt.
Only one more month to enjoy Rapids Water Park! It may be a long 45 minute drive from Tamarac to this fantastic waterpark in Riviera Beach, but it’s well worth it. Just get there early to avoid the long lines on all the good slides. Convenient lockers and fun for all ages. My kids […]
Question: Why has the City of Tamarac allowed itself to deteriorate while the surrounding cities have made improvements?
In Tamarac it’s OK to have more cars than your driveway can accommodate
This remains an unanswered question due to the lack of response from city officials and/or their inadequate responses to the public. The city has been having community meetings with question and answer periods for the citizens, yet many citizens walk away feeling they’ve gotten nowhere with the issues they raise. Either excuses or no real responses are given by the Mayor, Council, or city staff.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office in this district takes pride in their service to the citizens of Tamarac. To better serve you, we encourage all residents, business owners & community leaders to complete the online BSO Citizens Opinion Survey. This survey is posted on our website at www.sheriff.org. Thank you & stay safe! Residents: This is […]