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……..
The Dunkley’s were about to receive the exciting news at their doctor’s on January 3rd, whether Yajaira, or “Laly” as she likes to be called, was carrying a baby girl or boy.
In what was supposed to be a joyful time of their lives instantly became devastation when Howard received a phone call from his neighbor telling him his home was on fire.
The Multi Chamber Business Showcase and Networking event was a big hit, with over 350 people attending. Members from the Tamarac, Coral Springs, Margate, Sunrise, Lauderhill and Pompano Chambers of Commerce, gathered together to broaden networking circles. Click here to see the photos…….
A roadway construction project in the area of West Commercial Blvd. between NW 64th Ave. & N. University Dr. is scheduled to begin on March 2 and conclude in July 2012.
This morning (Monday, February 27th), an alert Tamarac resident of The Heathgate – Sunflower community observed a suspect smash a window of their neighbor’s home.
The resident immediately called 911 & BSO Tamarac deputies quickly responded with K-9 & aviation. The suspect was located & arrested moments later.
Students from Challenger Elementary of Tamarac and their families were invited to “Meet the Author Night” on February16, 2012 where selected student authors shared their stories to the audience.
Great news! Did you know that the City of Tamarac will be spending $185,000 this year and $150,000 more next year for entrance signs at Woodmont just west of University Drive? This is great news for Woodmont residents.
Not so great news for the The Woodlands Community who had to form their own district to pay for improvements such as this.
Watch this amazing documentary how stem cell treatments helped this Tamarac boy. A follow-up to last year’s story.
n 2010, the Broward Sheriff’s Office joined efforts with the Southern Poverty Law Center to create the film Bullied: a Student, a School and a Case that Made History, which tells the story of the first gay student to sue a school district in federal court for failing to protect him from bullying.
Jeffery London, 48, was arrested Wednesday night at his home in Lauderdale Lakes after returning from conducting bible study at the Bible Church of God in Fort Lauderdale. Earlier this month, the victim, who is now 18 years old, confided in a friend from church that he was abused repeatedly over the decade he lived with London. The victim’s mother had left him in London’s care when he was 8 years old after facing hard financial times.
The Broward Coalition is on the forefront of fighting for the rights of condominium and Home owner associations to be protected from the abusive banks and lending institutions that are sitting back and purposely stalling foreclosures proceedings on properties they own. They are heartlessly forcing association members to shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars to pick up the financial slack.
On Saturday, January 21, 2012, a Candlelight Memorial Vigil will be held for Bradford Fernandez in Tamarac Florida. Bradford was only 14 years old when he took his life on January 21, 2011. He was in 8th grade and attended Westpine Middle School in Sunrise.
The memorial is open to everyone and parents and teens are encouraged to attend as there will be an emotional presentation by Bradford’s mother Ana Fernandez. Fernandez, who has created the non-profit organization “The Bradford Organization,” will be discussing Bradford’s life in the hope that it may educate people about teen suicide and show how parents and teens can recognize the warning signs and get the help that they need before it’s too late.
Just a few months ago, if you asked city officials if there were plans for a charter schools they would have said no.
I don’t know if they if they didn’t want to consider the idea or were keeping quiet on any proposals. There is no denying that charter schools have gained in popularity among families in Broward county, drawing over 6,215 new students from public schools from last year for a total of 29,500 students in the district.
Does anyone remember the days when South Florida had Zayre’s Department stores just about everywhere?
In Tamarac, Zayre’s was located at 7350 W. Commercial Blvd which is now where Staples is located. That corner doesn’t even belong to Tamarac anymore as it has been annexed by Lauderhill. Back in 1989, Ames Department Stores bought out Zayre’s stores but after several years they proved unprofitable and eventually closed them up in 2002 ceasing operations.
Here both sides of the chilling 911 tape of the shooting of a father shot by his mother-in-law in Tamarac Florida