I was born and raised here in Broward County. Growing up, I used to take the city bus from the front of St. Clements School in Wilton Manors to downtown Fort Lauderdale. At that time, I was in the 8th grade. In the Marine Corps I used to hitchhike…..
Woodmont resident Dick Brown, Vice President of the Pines III Homeowners Association shares his thoughts on the current conditions of the golf course, the streets, and the charter school proposal.
In honor of the 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation Tamarac Talk shares the true story on an 84 year-old resident who found a way to keep himself and two friends alive as a 13 year-old in a Nazi concentration camp. by Howard Melamed I met a true human being. A man who once was a boy who has been […]
I finally saw Enlightened. It took me a while after hearing an interview about it on NPR’s ‘Fresh Air’ with Terry Gross.
Sitting at the bar outside in Coral Springs can’t be beat. Even though the view is cars whizzing by on University Drive. I don’t care, I like being outside. Plus, the cozy outdoor couches give this place a relaxed vibe.
By: Dan I. Cook Penn Dutch to me is a hardcore market. They’ve been in Margate for ten years and the secret to their low prices is processing over a half of a million pounds of meat they receive each week on their own premises, thereby avoiding the middleman. Their Margate and Hollywood locations […]
As a woman, few things are as disturbing as watching history unfold as progress takes a giant leap backwards. The outcome of the Hobby Lobby case has proven yet again that patriarchy, and slut-shaming, are alive and well in America, and may have women who once considered themselves moderate Republicans rethinking their votes in the upcoming elections.
After over a decade of therapeutic counseling experience, Nadia Jimenez MSW, LCSW has worked extensively with family and couples counseling, anxiety, depression, suicide and self-injury prevention and with children ranging from the ages of 3-18.
For accomodating foreign exchange students from abroad to study in schools such as JP Taravella and Coral Glades High School, Broward County Public Schools is being recognized for Global Education Excellence.
I believe that for a community to work, their public schools need to work. That’s why I resisted those glossy brochures, and continued to send my kids to, what I will call “the school down the street.”
We all deserve a place to call home and to be treated with dignity and respect – including those experiencing homelessness. Being homeless is not a crime, and arresting those who are is not the solution. We know that countless people are just one paycheck away from being homeless.
Every year, thousands of animal cruelty cases are reported nationwide. These cases can result from either deliberate abuse or merely the failure to take proper care of an animal. As sheriff of Broward County, it is my duty to ensure that all animals in our community are protected. Whether you live in an urban or a rural community, animal abuse is a serious crime.
Beware of credit scams and online scammers who will stop at nothing to get between you and your good credit. This list is a must-read for anyone that isn’t sure how to protect themselves or needs a refresher course.
To bridge the gap between law enforcement and the community, BSO must earn your trust. We have made significant strides in achieving this through a change in the culture at BSO, particularly through our Department of Community Outreach.
New Voter Information Cards were issued this week to all Broward County registered voters, and it seems like someone forgot to proofread the copy prior to printing.
As I sit on my metro sectional, coffee and cigarette on my left, and my iPad on my lap, I have reason to be thankful. I am, after all, home from the military.
Most of us are taught, from a young age, that bullying is mean and unacceptable behavior. We are told, as a society, that bullying is not to be tolerated. So, why is the Tamarac Recreation Center not only tolerating bullying, but rewarding it?
By: Patti Lynn A hearing was held today, at 2:00 PM before Broward County Circuit Court Judge Michael Gates. The hearing was a request for a Temporary Injunction, filed by Stuart Michelson, representing embattled Tamarac Commissioner Patte Atkins-Grad. Michelson alleged that his client, Atkins-Grad, would be irreparably harmed if the recall petition was permitted to […]
By: Barbara Tarnove
As a founding member of the Tamarac Historical Society, I have always been interested in history. Our organization has often been asked, “Why does Tamarac have a Historical Society?”
There is one simple reason: That the past causes both the present and the future.
If you live in a Homeowners Association in Tamarac, or anywhere else in Broward County, new laws have been enacted which will affect you, your association, your financial records, and your property manager. The bills have not been sent to the Governor yet, so there is time for you to act.