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…..
In the July/August issue of the City Magazine “Tam-A-Gram, it offers an unusual and interesting suggestion: residents are told to stop wondering about initiatives our city leaders are considering. Their advice is for residents to stop asking “what are they thinking” and accept the fact that everything they plan is in the best interest of Tamarac’s future.
At last Wednesday’s City Commission meeting, it was decided that the red light camera program will be halted until further notice.
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.
By: Sharon Aron Baron For months, residents of Tamarac have been asking their elected officials to comment, at least say something about the charter school that is being proposed on seven acres at the Sports Complex on Nob Hill Road. But for months the mayor and commissioners have been relatively mute. Were they directed by someone not to […]
According to City Manager Michael Cernech, the stipulation for getting the proposal for the charter school in front of the City Commission was to have Academica’s assurances that Tamarac students would receive first priority.
Neighborhood meetings are a chance for City officials to talk about new development, crime and events. However, most residents would agree that the meat of the meetings are the Q&A section, where citizens can ask elected officials and staff member questions.
Many Kings Point residents have asked the City why they are choosing to take land from the beautiful Sports Complex, lease it out to a school, when there are so many City lands available. The City manager has told residents there are no other lands available for a charter school and therefore the sacrificial lamb must be the park.
Recently President Obama has suggested that the US should reexamine its foreign policy toward Israel. This statement was in response to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu statements during his campaign for re-election.
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Economic Development Manager Ana Zeinieh has left to take a position with the City of Coral Springs. If that sounds familiar, former Director of Community Development Jennifer Bramley left last year to work for them as well as their Deputy City Manager.
This is the time of year when many county government elected officials throughout the state shudder and hold our collective breath. Why?
The following is my response to the Sun Sentinel Editorial by Columnist Gary Stein titled A Little Youthful Flavor Never Hurt Anyone. By: Sharon Aron Baron Gary Stein you are so wrong in your editorial on Sunday, November 25, by accusing Tamarac residents of not wanting change with the proposed charter middle and high school. It’s […]
Before he was introduced the President told the audience that no questions about the Doral Charter School would be permitted during the Q & A because the mayor had informed him that the charter school issue is not one that has come before the commission, nor brought to their attention.
One resident doesn’t give a hoot about plans for a new charter school being built.
A burrowing owl who has made her home on the land proposed for a new charter school plans on raising her family right there.
By: Sharon Aron Baron Back in 2012, City Commissioners Diane Glasser and Pam Bushnell were both reelected unopposed, which means their constituents were pretty much happy with the way they were doing things over in City hall. Or were they weren’t paying attention. In 2016, the District 1 and 3 seat will be up for […]
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.
What does it tell you about an organization that doesn’t want the public to know exactly where they are located?
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.
I’ve been accused of being anti-charter school. Am I against all charter schools? Not necessarily. Am I against most of them? Perhaps. Especially when there have been so few that have proven any exceptional benefits to students besides teaching to the State tests.