Home » August 23rd, 2009 Entries posted on “August, 2009”

Woman injured in apartments dies

A woman who was found clinging to life inside her apartment Saturday evening died of her injuries.

August 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Crime | Read More »

Temporary lane closures at airport

Traffic entering the departure level roadway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will experience traffic delays due to construction work on repairs to the upper level roadway. This work will cause lane reductions throughout Terminals 2, 3, and 4 and will cause delays during peak travel times. Travelers are encouraged to allow extra time when using [...]

August 19th, 2009 | Posted in Events,Transportation | Read More »

Parkland briefs

Administrative News: Terramar Park Playground Grand Opening: SUN AUG 23rd The grand opening and dedication of the City of Parkland’s newest playground in Terramar Park will be held at 10:00 AM. Stop by to be the first to play on brand new equipment after the ribbon is cut! [More Info] Library News and Events: Design-A-Bookmark [...]

August 19th, 2009 | Posted in Culture,Events,Families | Read More »

Dribbles and Dreams for Darfur

For Boca Raton resident David Peskind, attending his synagogue’s Yom Hashoa commemoration was more than a reflection of what was. It also helped him focus on a serious issue happening today: the genocide in Darfur. Peskind left the touching ceremony at Congregation B’Nai Torah in Boca Raton with a plan to take action. “The service [...]

August 19th, 2009 | Posted in Culture,Events,Non-profit organizations | Read More »

Delray Beach targeting cigarette butts

The City of Delray Beach will participate in the Keep America Beautiful Cigarette Litter Prevention Program, a campaign to eliminate the most littered item in America – cigarette butts. These small items are unsightly, costly to clean up and harmful to wildlife and waterways. Partially funded through a grant awarded by Keep America Beautiful, the [...]

August 19th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Property exemption filing dates, help announced

Property Tax Exemption Filing Dates Announced For September 2009 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. They are also accepting [...]

August 19th, 2009 | Posted in Business,Events | Read More »

School system pushing father-involvement in schools

The Million Father March 2009 will play out at thousands of schools across America and in other parts of the world on the first day of school. Members of several local community groups have partnered with Broward County Public Schools again this year for the Million Father March Back to School campaign – encouraging fathers [...]

August 19th, 2009 | Posted in Families,Schools | Read More »

Boca Museum’s fall schedule of events

The Boca Raton Museum of Art is located at 501 Plaza Real, Mizner Park, Boca Raton. Hours are Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 AM – 5 PM;  Saturday and Sunday 12 PM – 5 PM. Museum is closed to public Mondays, Tuesdays and holidays. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for senior citizens (65 and [...]

August 19th, 2009 | Posted in Art,Culture,Events | Read More »

Walk like MADD – event raises money for Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Michael J. Satz, State Attorney for Florida’s 17th Judicial Circuit, will be the Honorary Chair of south Florida’s first Walk Like MADD—an event for which Broward County Sheriff Al Lamberti and Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw are serving as Co-Chairs to raise funds for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).  Walk Like MADD, a long-standing [...]

August 19th, 2009 | Posted in Culture,Events,Families,Fire/police,Health,Non-profit organizations | Read More »

House majority office responds to criticism of recent health care articles

House Majority Office Staff Director Todd Reid issued the following statement in response to the House Minority Office’s criticism of recent articles about federal health care legislation: “Josh Hafenbrack did Floridians a service by writing about the looming budget shortfalls caused by the future loss of federal stimulus funds. When the Minority Office is reduced [...]

August 19th, 2009 | Posted in Tallahassee | Read More »

Coral Springs sets tax rate

The City of Coral Springs has developed a three-pronged strategy to dealing with a $10.5 million deficit while maintaining a high quality service delivery. This strategy includes a one year wage freeze for all city employees, careful use of $14.5 million from unrestricted reserve funds during the next three years and the adoption of a [...]

August 19th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Weekend of Peace in Coral Springs

Those who want to participate in a multi-cultural event will have a perfect opportunity to do so at the Weekend of Peace celebration. A whole series of events have been planned for the weekend of Sep. 18-20 in Coral Springs. On Friday at 7:45 a.m., there will be a traditional International Peace Garden celebration in [...]

August 17th, 2009 | Posted in Culture,Events,Families | Read More »

Miramar starting Big Brother program

Calling all young men between the ages of 12 and 18 to join the City of Miramar’s NEW Big Brothers Corner mentoring program.  This program will provide assistance to young men in developing and achieving  their goals. We will also provide an environment for these men to be inspired to develop leadership skills by teaching [...]

August 17th, 2009 | Posted in Events,Families | Read More »

Pending legislation to address technology and election laws

Representative Eric Eisnaugle (R-Orlando) recentlyannounced his intention to file legislation in the upcoming 2010 legislative session to address a recent decision by the Florida Elections Commission that common search ads on services such as Google violate state election laws. “Florida’s election laws were written well before the internet became a part of daily life for [...]

August 17th, 2009 | Posted in Business,Tallahassee | Read More »

Broward park events for September

Tuesday, September 1-Wednesday, September 30 FIVE-FIVE-FIVE CAMPGROUND SPECIAL C.B. Smith Park (Pembroke Pines), Easterlin Park (Oakland Park), Markham Park (Sunrise), Quiet Waters Park (Deerfield Beach), and T.Y. (Topeekeegee Yugnee) Park (Hollywood) For all ages Call for times After discount: $25/site/night for tricounty residents (Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach); $35/site/night for non-tricounty residents; $30/night/Rent-A-Tent or Tepee (Quiet [...]

August 17th, 2009 | Posted in Art,Culture,Environmental,Events,Everglades,Families,Health,Recreation | Read More »

FLIFF asking for help with budget cuts to the arts by writing a letter to commission

Your Action is needed to help save the Arts in Broward County The Broward County Commission is proposing nearly a 30% reduction to Cultural Grants in the 2010 Budget. In real dollars, this represents over a 1 Million Dollar decrease in funds to Broward County Cultural organizations and attractions THIS AFFECTS EVERYONE IN OUR COMMUNITY [...]

August 17th, 2009 | Posted in Art,Culture,Events,Families,Non-profit organizations | Read More »

A Purrfect Night for a party Sept. 26

It’ll be a doggone good time on Saturday, September 26  as pet lovers and community members come together to celebrate the Broward County’s newest, state-of-the-art mobile clinic devoted to help provide affordable pet care. The event, A Purrfect Night for a Pawty, will be held at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa thanks to [...]

August 17th, 2009 | Posted in Culture,Events,Families,Non-profit organizations,Taste Broward | Read More »

New York Met and Yankee legends to sign autographs at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek on Aug. 28

Former Met Ed Kranepool and Yankee pitcher Stan Bahnsen will sign free autographs for the public on Aug. 28 from 7:30 – 8:30 at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. First baseman and pinch hitter, Ed Kranepool was signed by the New York Mets at 17 years old and debuted for them in 1962, eventually becoming [...]

August 17th, 2009 | Posted in Events,Families,Seminole Casinos,Sports | Read More »

Electric charging stations coming to South Florida

They’ve been on the market in some form or another for years, but will electric cars ever be a reasonable alternative to fuel-powered vehicles? Florida has few charging stations for those who do opt to purchase an electric vehicle. Things are about to change, however, as the Florida Electric Auto Association has paid for and [...]

August 17th, 2009 | Posted in Business,Environmental | Read More »

More nuclear power coming to Florida

By George LiMieux Last week, the Florida Cabinet approved Progress Energy Florida’s site request for construction of a nuclear facility in Levy County. The plant is the first nuclear facility approved in Florida since 1976. The Cabinet vote marks the second in a series of three approvals needed before construction can begin. Last year, the [...]

August 17th, 2009 | Posted in Business,Employment,Environmental,New businesses | Read More »

Two women killed in early morning wreck

The driver of a Suzuki SUV lost control of her vehicle early Sunday morning, crashing into a concrete light pole, killing herself and her 21-year-old passenger, Alyssa Seenauth. Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide investigators are working to determine how Sabrina Bisnauth Persaud lost control of the SUV as she drove southbound on Rock Island Road. [...]

August 16th, 2009 | Posted in Fire/police | Read More »

Second Taco Bell murderer caught; with video


Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQLCuEe32j4 Broward Sheriff’s Office Homicide and Crime Scene detectives have arrested a second suspect in the murder of a 39-year-old wife and mother, savagely killed at her Oakland Park workplace Monday morning. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQLCuEe32j4 Tesfaye (Tes-fie-ee)”Tes” Ritchie, 22, is the older brother of Karari Ritchie, 20, who was arrested Tuesday. Tes went with Karari to [...]

August 14th, 2009 | Posted in Crime,Video | Read More »

Police looking for witnesses to Oakland Park wreck

Firefighters work to free the trapped driver of a passenger car Wednesday afternoon at North Andrews Avenue and NE/NW 56 Street. A second vehicle, a 2006 Toyota pickup truck driven by Oscar Montalvan, 37, was northbound on Andrews Avenue when it entered the intersection and struck the driver’s side of the westbound Saturn driven by [...]

August 14th, 2009 | Posted in Fire/police | Read More »

Margate woman missing – click to see picture

(MISSING PERSON) Marguerite Fragapane • Missing elderly person from 371 NW 76TH Ave, Margate Have you seen Marguerite Fragapane? By Missing Persons Courtesy of Margate News The Margate Police Department is seeking the public’s help in the search for a missing endangered elderly person.  Marguerite Fragapane was reported missing by her husband on Wednesday, August 12, 2009.  Fragapane [...]

August 13th, 2009 | Posted in Families,Fire/police | Read More »

One-month-old thrown from car in wreck

An Oakland Park grandmother died from her injuries Wednesday evening from an afternoon crash that critically injured several other family members and a couple in a pickup truck. At 4:20 p.m. on August 12th, a 2006 Toyota pickup truck driven by Oscar Montalvan, 38, was northbound on Andrews Avenue when it entered the intersection of [...]

August 13th, 2009 | Posted in Fire/police,Health | Read More »

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