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Attempted murder suspects sought in Oakland Park

Broward Sheriff’s Office aggravated felonies detectives are searching for the suspects who riddled a house with bullets earlier this week in Oakland Park. Shortly before 3 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, a vehicle pulled in front of a home in the 4700 block of NE 3 Terrace, and the shooters fired approximately 40 rounds into the [...]

March 5th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oakland Park | Read More »

BSO working to combat prescription drug abuse in Broward

Broward County has been in the spotlight recently for its role in a grave, nationwide epidemic – the abuse of prescription drugs. The Broward Sheriff’s Office has launched a massive awareness campaign aimed at reducing the impact of the prescription drug abuse epidemic in Broward County. “Prescription drug abuse can touch any family in Broward [...]

February 26th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oakland Park | Read More »

SWAT teams surrounds casino burglar in Oakland Park, suspect commits suicide

Dominic Zibuda

Updated4:45  p.m. Feb. 16 Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives said 27-year-old Dominic Zibuda killed himself inside the duplex after the Seminole Police Department, the U.S. Secret Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and BSO found him at the North Andrews Gardens house. Seminole Police detectives had recently released surveillance video of the Jan. 29 armed [...]

February 15th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Crime,Local news,Oakland Park,Seminole Casinos | Read More »

Show your love with food: Save on great Broward restaurants this Valentine’s Day with chance to win V-Day contest!


Valentine’s Day is here. That means picking out the right token of love for that special someone and finding the right place to go for your evening on the town. When it comes to culinary connections, BrowardNETOnline.com has you covered. Here are a few local hotspots that might be just the right touch for that [...]

February 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Hollywood,Local news,Oakland Park,Taste Broward | Read More »

Oakland Park to discuss land use, water in two separate meetings

Oakland Park to discuss land use and possible changes The City of Oakland Park presents a neighborhood compatibility and incompatible land use ordinances community meeting on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, 7 p.m. at Jaco Pastorius Park Community Center, 4000 North Dixie Highway, Oakland Park. The meeting is open to all residents, property and business owners, [...]

February 8th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Everglades,Local news,Oakland Park,Real Estate,Water management | Read More »

Mister Maid cleans out clients jewelry; police looking for other victims

Richard Lewis

A cleaning service’s dirty work has landed two men in jail. The pair was only supposed to be cleaning their clients’ properties, but they were also cleaning them out by stealing their jewelry. Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives have identified five victims and they believe there are more.

January 30th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oakland Park | Read More »

Dog sitter kills animal during home improvised surgery in Oakland Park

An Oakland Park man is facing two counts of felony animal abuse after he tried to perform a surgical procedure on a dog, causing her death. Two-year-old Zoe, a hound/retriever mix, had been staying with William Jones Jr. because her owner, Danielle

January 25th, 2010 | Posted in Animals,Broward County,Crime,Local news,Oakland Park | Read More »

Teen killed in Oakland Park crash with Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy

A Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy driving on Dixie Highway late Saturday in Oakland Park collided with another car in the intersection of Northeast 56th Street. A teenage girl was killed in the crash, and two other young people were injured.

January 24th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oakland Park | Read More »

Oakland Park, Lauderdale Lakes and Davie set up sites to donate supplies to Haiti relief

The City of Oakland Park has drop boxes inside the following City buildings for employees, residents and other concerned citizens to drop of Earthquake Relief supplies for Haiti:

January 21st, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Davie,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,International relations,Lauderdale Lakes,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Oakland Park | Read More »

Wilton Manors man killed in motorcycle wreck

A Wilton Manors man died Tuesday night after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed in Oakland Park. Shortly after 10 p.m. January 19, William Lewis was operating a 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle eastbound

January 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oakland Park,wilton manors | Read More »

Broward teachers say schools across county not being heated properly; A/C units still running

With temperatures only reaching 60 degrees during the day the last few weeks, everyone in South Florida has been cold, but the hundreds of students in our Broward County Public Schools have been especially cold. Teachers around the county have reported to the Broward Teachers’ Union that many schools do not have workable heaters or [...]

January 11th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Health,Local news,Oakland Park,Pompano Beach,Schools,cooper city | Read More »

Appreciation Award Accorded to Broward Area Agency on Aging Advocates


The Areawide Council on Aging will honor four members of the Board at its 30th Annual Installation Dinner, on Thursday, January 21, at Diamante’s Banquet Center in Tamarac. All of the individuals have served on the Council for greater than 20 years. They include:

December 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Lauderhill,Local news,Miramar,Oakland Park,Plantation,cooper city,wilton manors | Read More »

Broward high school graduation dates

Broward County Public Schools recently announced the 2009/10 year graduation dates and locations for its high schools and alternative education centers. Below is the list.

December 14th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Dania,Davie,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Hallandale,Hollywood,Lauderdale Lakes,Lauderdale by the Sea,Lauderhill,Local news,Miramar,North Lauderdale,Oakland Park,Parkland,Pembroke Park,Pembroke Pines,Plantation,Pompano Beach,Sunrise,Tamarac,Weston,cooper city,margate,wilton manors | Read More »

Christmas tree safety tips from Oakland Park Fire Department

Each year fires occurring during the holiday season claim the lives of over 400 people with a cost of over $990 million in damage. According to the United States Fire Administration (USFA), there are simple life-saving steps you can take to ensure a safe and happy holiday. By following some of the outlined precautionary tips, [...]

December 13th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Holiday,Local news,Oakland Park | Read More »

January events in Broward County Parks


December 9th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Dania,Davie,Events,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Hallandale,Holiday,Hollywood,Lauderdale Lakes,Lauderdale by the Sea,Lauderhill,Local news,Miramar,Oakland Park,Parkland,Pembroke Park,Pembroke Pines,Plantation,Pompano Beach,Recreation,Sports,Sunrise,Tamarac,Weston,cooper city,margate,wilton manors | Read More »

Volunteers give up Thanksgiving Day to help others


While many of us slept in, cooked or just relaxed on Thanksgiving Day, a small group of Broward volunteers gave up their Thanksgiving morning to help others. On Thanksgiving, staff and many volunteers with Broward Meals on Wheels assembled Thanksgiving dinners for 600 seniors in Broward County, many who are shut-ins who can’t leave home, [...]

November 27th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Oakland Park,Pompano Beach,Taste Broward,Volunteers | Read More »

Neighborhood planning meeting Dec. 9 in Oakland Park

Following a presentation on Neighborhood Planning at the November 18th City Commission meeting, the City’s Planning & Zoning staff has scheduled a “Neighborhood Planning Community Meeting” on December 9th at 7 p.m. in the Jaco Pastorius Park Community Center. The meeting is open to all residents, property and business owners to gain input regarding the [...]

November 26th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Events,Local news,Oakland Park | Read More »

First Broward general public H1N1 vaccine clinic opens Nov. 30


Officials at the Broward County Health Department announced Broward County’s first H1N1 Vaccination Clinic which shall be open to all members of the public starting Monday, November 30, 2009 at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, located at 2855 Coral Springs Drive in Coral Springs, 33065.   Free H1N1 vaccinations will be offered on this [...]

November 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Dania,Davie,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Health,Hollywood,Lauderdale Lakes,Lauderdale by the Sea,Lauderhill,Local news,Miramar,North Lauderdale,Oakland Park,Parkland,Pembroke Park,Pembroke Pines,Plantation,Pompano Beach,Sunrise,Tamarac,Weston,cooper city,wilton manors | Read More »

Fourth man charged in fatal beating of gay man

A fourth person has been charged in the fatal beating of Craig Cohen, an Oakland Park man attacked April 6 as he walked home from an Oakland Park diner. Brandon Edwards, 19, of Fort Lauderdale has been in the Broward Sheriff’s Main Jail since October 26, when he was arrested for beating and harassing a [...]

November 19th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oakland Park | Read More »


flea market festival

South Florida’s largest classic and foreign car show returns to Festival Flea Market Mall on Sunday, November 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to the “2009 Annual Festival Holiday Classic & Foreign Car Show” is free to the public.  Festival Flea Market Mall is located at 2900 West Sample Road, just two miles [...]

November 18th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Culture,Dania,Davie,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Hollywood,Lauderdale Lakes,Lauderdale by the Sea,Lauderhill,Local news,Miramar,North Lauderdale,Oakland Park,Parkland,Pembroke Park,Pembroke Pines,Pompano Beach,Recreation,Sunrise,Tamarac,Weston,cooper city,wilton manors | Read More »



TALLAHASSEE, FL – Attorney General Bill McCollum today announced that  Florida and 31 states have reached a $3 million settlement with Vonage,  one of the nation’s largest providers of a service known as “Voice over  Internet Protocol,” an internet-based phone service. The settlement  requires Vonage to make significant changes to its marketing practices,  honor consumer [...]

November 18th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Dania,Davie,Fort Lauderdale,Hallandale,Hollywood,Lauderdale Lakes,Lauderdale by the Sea,Lauderhill,Local news,Miami,Miramar,Oakland Park,Palm Beach,Parkland,Pembroke Park,Pembroke Pines,Plantation,Pompano Beach,Sunrise,Tallahassee,Tamarac,Weston,cooper city,wilton manors | Read More »



In response to the needs of the community, officials at the Broward County Health Department announced today the opening of an H1N1 vaccination clinic that will serve people in the priority groups.  The clinic will open at 8AM on Monday, November 16, 2009 at the National Guard Armory located at 400 SW 24th Street in [...]

November 13th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Dania,Davie,Fort Lauderdale,Hallandale,Health,Hollywood,Lauderdale Lakes,Lauderdale by the Sea,Lauderhill,Local news,Military,Miramar,North Lauderdale,Oakland Park,Pembroke Pines,Pompano Beach,Sunrise,Tamarac,cooper city,wilton manors | Read More »

H1N1 in Broward – by the numbers

# People hospitalized with confirmed cases of H1N1: 82 # Broward County deaths: 11 Total vaccine allocated to Broward County: 195,000 Total doses dispensed by Broward County Health Department: 33,000 Total doses to healthcare providers, private physicians and hospitals: 71,000 Doses for schools in the next 2 weeks: 47,000 44,000 doses will be distributed in [...]

November 10th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Dania,Davie,Families,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Hallandale,Health,Hollywood,Lauderdale Lakes,Lauderdale by the Sea,Lauderhill,Local news,Miami,Miramar,North Lauderdale,Oakland Park,Palm Beach,Parkland,Pembroke Park,Pembroke Pines,Plantation,Schools,Tamarac,Weston,cooper city,wilton manors | Read More »

Environmental Fair at Rickards Middle

On Saturday November 21st from 9 a.m. to Noon, Rickards Middle School (6000 NE 9 Avenue) will be hosting an outdoor environmental event to celebrate the Broward County Schools Green Initiative. There will be booths with members from these environmental organizations: Broward County NatureScape, The Greater Ft. Lauderdale Flyways Coalition, The Kids Ecology Corps and [...]

November 10th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Events,Families,Local news,Oakland Park | Read More »

Dribble, Dish & Swish in Oakland Park

The City of Oakland Park invites residents to participate in a national skills program provided for boys & girls 7-12 years of age. Here is an opportunity to showcase your fitness through a dribbling, passing and shooting skills competition in the sport of basketball. When: November 7, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Where: [...]

October 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Local news,Oakland Park,Recreation,Sports | Read More »

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