They believe in education, but the City is wasting taxpayer time and money on a poorly selected location for a charter school that is neither wanted or needed, said residents from Kings Point that turned out for Wednesday night’s City Commission meeting.
By: Sharon Aron Baron The Tamarac City manager was met with hundreds of protesting seniors from Kings Point Friday at a meeting regarding the proposed charter middle and high school attracting media coverage from Channel 10 and the Sun Sentinel. Residents let City Manager Michael Cernech know they were angry that plans for the new […]
Have you ever heard the saying “If you don’t stand for something you’ll fall for anything?” This morning at Kingspoint, hundreds of angry residents protested the proposed charter high school, while City Commissioner Diane Glasser sat there mutely, sharing no opinion one way or another.
In his classic book “Chutzpah” Alan Dershowitz defines chutzpah, as “boldness, assertiveness, a willingness to demand what is due, to challenge authority, to raise eyebrows”.
Kings Point residents recently discovered the City’s not-so-transparent plans for a new charter high school to be built near their community as well as their own commissioner’s involvement with school officials at a recent meeting.
This year, there were several newsworthy articles that made our list for most talked about stories of the year. Although you may have thought 2014 would be a slow year since last year was so busy with the recall of a city commissioner, there were still important stories around our city…….
Twice suspended Tamarac Mayor Beth Talabisco has a new trial date set for February.
Since March of 2014, we have been reporting that someone at the City of Tamarac wants a charter high school built but no one at city hall is coming forward with who it is, and why they requested this without any fact-finding work before courting schools.
Tamarac has joined other cities as well as our State Capital by having a Festivus pole displayed on government property.
Not just any pole, but a Pabst Blue Ribbon-inspired Festivus pole next to Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus’ Manger.
The City has been very sneaky about building a new Charter High School in town. They say it’s wanted and needed, but by who?
Looking for a fine dining experience? How about later on knocking back a few drinks at a hip fashionable club while a DJ spins some dance music?
On December 3, the City will hold their holiday lighting ceremony and what better way to ring in the holiday season than with a….Festivus pole?
Get your resume ready because two new companies are opening their doors in the City of Tamarac and will be looking for people to fill many of the positions.
The Florida Press Club held its annual meeting Saturday awarding Talk Media, parent company of Tamarac Talk, first place for Online Independent Blog.
Ever get those brochures in your mailbox from local real estate agents boasting about their recent sales in the neighborhood? Look carefully at them because one local agent’s mailers may be misleading residents into believing they are selling homes close to the asking price.
Having company over and would like beer or wine for lunch on Sunday? Maybe you’re heading to a tailgate party and need to stock up before the game. Well, forget about buying these items in the City of Tamarac because our antiquated ordinance forbids retailers and restaurants from selling or serving alcohol before noon on Sunday.
The City of Tamarac just installed a beautiful artificial turf field at the Sports Complex, and while this $600,000 field was highly recommended by city staff, no where was it mentioned during their presentation what some athletes have long suspected; that there was a connection between the cancer that they had and what was embedded in the turf.
With just a a couple of cameras and a borrowed computer, Lee Camhi set out to tell a story. However that story didn’t have an ending. He just knew that if he kept filming, something would come together.
By: Sharon Aron Baron A woman that fell to her death from a Fort Lauderdale condo yesterday was confirmed to be former tennis pro and candidate for School Board Rochelle “Shelly” Solomon. According to the Sun Sentinel, who did not have the identity of the woman, Solomon died Tuesday afternoon after falling 15 stories from […]
In August 2013, the City of Tamarac installed over 15 red light cameras. After one year of operation, I wanted to find out how they were doing.
When the city of Tamarac signed the contract with American Traffic Solution in November of 2012, the mayor and commissioners stressed that they would be installed for safety reasons, and Commissioner Michelle Gomez assured me that they would be “cost neutral.”