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On June 10, 2010 at the Broward County League of Cities board meeting, a resolution opposing offshore oil drilling passed unanimously. Included in the resolution’s language, it “strongly encourages all elected officials at the City, County and State levels to request the State government to consider enacting legislation including, but not limited to, proposing a state constitutional amendment [...]
By Dawne Richards The Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will hold a public workshop for community input to the proposed ‘Downtown Pompano Connectivity Plan’ on Tuesday, June 29th, 2010, at 6pm at the E. Pat Larkins Community Center, 520 Martin Luther King, Boulevard, in Pompano Beach. The meeting will take place from 6:00pm – [...]
A state of emergency has officially been declared in South Florida. Florida Gov. Charlie Crist declared Broward County, along with Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Monroe Counties in a state of emergency from the BP oil spill on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig. “I found that this event threatens the state of Florida,” said Crist in [...]
Child ejected from vehicle on I95, flies over wall
At least one child was critically injured in an I-95 wreck after he went flying over the wall. Around noon today, Bob and Jan Blount of Pompano were sitting in their kitchen playing cards when they heard a major crash on I-95. Their Leisureville home is next to the wall that separates their home from [...]
Tuesday, June 1 BOWLING Strikers Family Sports Center (Sunrise) For adults with developmental disabilities. 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. $5.50 includes two games and shoes. Participants will socialize and bowl two games to improve and maintain their bowling skills. Preregistration is required. For more information, call the Special Populations Section at ROADVIEW CIVIC ASSOCIATION MEETING [...]
Broward County Public Schools Community Schools announces its summer camps and programs for a variety of interests and all ages. Registration is open now for a wide range of fun
Hall & Oates performing at local Live Nation venue
Hall & Oates come to the Pompano Beach Amphitheater on Sunday, May 30 / 8PM. Hall & Oates are the pioneers of Rock & Soul. With over 60 million albums sold, Daryl Hall & John Oates’ rich repertoire has
By Valerie Amor, Green Examiner, guest columnist. It was President Barack Obama during his campaign that stressed repeatedly that he would never support lifting the moratorium off the coast of Florida, “I intend to keep in place the moratorium here in Florida…to protect Florida’s pristine coastline.” Since his own words are stronger than mine in [...]
Date: 3/27/10 Time: 7:25 p.m. Jurisdiction: Broward County Place of Occurrence: 9960 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise Victim(s): State of Florida Suspect(s): Steven Brown, 45, male, 10/26/64, 18671 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach He was arrested in the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant, but he wasn’t there waiting for a happy meal. Instead the [...]
Broward County Libraries Division and Broward County Enterprise Technology Services, in partnership with AT&T, are offering the public free Internet and long distance telephone service to contact loved ones in Haiti. Customers are able to place free, 10-minute phone calls to Haiti.
The Broward County Property Appraiser’s Office hosts a series of community outreach events each month throughout Broward County. Deputy Appraisers will be available to assist with Homestead, Senior and other property tax exemption applications, as well as answer questions on property taxes. We are also accepting applications for Portability. The outreach program is designed to [...]
The National Weather Service forecasts low temperatures, including wind chill, in the mid- to low-40s for Wednesday night, February 10, to Thursday morning, February 11, for Broward County. As a result of this forecast, Broward County has declared a cold weather emergency for
3OH!3 & COBRA STARSHIP COMES TO POMPANO BEACH – JUNE 8
3OH!3, Cobra Starship, Travis McCoy and I Fight Dragons come to the Pompano Beach Amphitheater on Tuesday June 8th / 7PM. Travis McCoy and I Fight Dragons will also appear on the bill. General Admission tickets are $26.50 in advance and $28.00 day of show. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 12 at 10am exclusively [...]
Each year, individual schools across the District honor one of their teachers as the school’s Teacher of the Year. These teachers are entered into the District’s Teacher of the Year program. The top six teachers in the District are then interviewed by a District-based committee composed of past Teachers of the Year, District administrators, union [...]
The Amazing Race holding auditions Saturday Feb. 6 in Pompano
WHAT: Looking for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel the world? Then, The Amazing Race is looking for you! Team auditions for the 17th season of the Emmy Award-winning hit adventure/reality series The Amazing Race will take place this weekend at Festival Flea Market Mall® .
LEGENDARY BAND CHICAGO – Pompano Beach Amphitheater – Friday, April 16th
The popular songs and rocking horn section of the legendary band Chicago is scheduled to fill the Pompano Beach Amphitheater on Friday April 16th. Reserved Seat tickets are $69.50, $59.50 and $39.50. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 15th at 10am exclusively and only at LiveNation.com or charge by phone 877-598-8698 and at the Amphitheater [...]
Early voting starts today, January 25, for a special election primary in U.S. Congressional District 19. The seat opened when Congressman Robert Wexler turned in his resignation back in October 2009, effective January 2010, to become president of the Center for Middle East Peace. The official primary election date is Feb. 2, 2010. In the [...]
Visit www.premierdiningflorida.com for the January sale. Use promo code “JANUARYSALE” at checkout to get an extra 10% off already low prices! Many of Broward’s best restaurants have partnered with PremierDiningFlorida.com to help you eat on the cheap. Founded by Kevin Short, a long-time restaurateur, PremierDiningFlorida.com focuses on getting you the best deals for eating out: [...]
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 [...]
The Florida Superior Small Lodging Association (SSL) recently announced that 32 local hotels have been named winners of the organization’s prestigious White Glove Award. In fact, 40% of all statewide White Glove Award winners are located in Broward County.
Two nights before Christmas, an armed man grabbed two GameStop employees, bound their hands behind their backs and put them in a storage room. The robber stole cash and at least 23 different game systems, including
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.
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, [...]
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 [...]