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Federal Transit Administration Program Funds Now Available

The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, in partnership with the Metropolitan Planning Organization in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties, is announcing a call for projects in the Miami Urbanized Area for Job Access & Reverse

November 30th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Transportation | Read More »

Help develop Ft. Laud’s vision for the next 100 years

The City Commission is seeking interested individuals to serve on an initial task force relating to developing the City’s vision for the next century. Once established, the task force will develop a format to recommend to the City Commission from which to launch the visioning process community-wide. For membership details and to apply, contact the [...]

November 30th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

New bill could make digital threats of violence a crime

State Representative Janet Adkins, R- District 12, has filed a bill for the 2010 Legislative Session to amend Florida Statute related to threats of violence. This bill will expand enforcement of threats of violence to include threats

November 30th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Local news,Tallahassee | Read More »

Third person killed in Tamarac house fire identified

Hospital records have helped identify the remaining victim of a fatal fire that engulfed a Tamarac home on November 15. Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives have confirmed the identity of the female victim

November 30th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fire/police,Local news,Tamarac | Read More »

FAU Launches Fundraising Initiative for a New Middle East Institute

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Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters recently announced that it will partner with The Florida Society for Middle East Studies (FSMES) to launch a fundraising initiative for the establishment of a Middle East Institute at FAU. The announcement was made at FSMES’ monthly meeting in November. “FAU has long been [...]

November 30th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Fort Lauderdale,International relations,Local news,Palm Beach | Read More »

New England Patriot gives back to community


Darius Butler of the Darius Butler Foundation led an effort to provide 100 Thanksgiving Turkey Dinners to 100 lower income families in the Coral Springs area.

November 30th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Families,Holiday,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

Students invited to Youth Empowerment and Diversity Summit on Jan. 18

Coral Springs is inviting middle and high school students to a dialogue about youth issues at a Youth Empowerment and Diversity Summit. The Summit will be held as part of the City’s traditional Martin L. King, Jr. Monday workshop on

November 29th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Events,Families,Local news | Read More »

Job and career fair Wednesday in Plantation


If you’re looking for a new job, new career and the chance to mingle with the business crowd, check out the NetworkPalooza! Job & Career Fair. NetworkPalooza! is more than event it’s an experience for business professionals looking to make social and business connections. Business Events Florida creates the ultimate business networking experience. Networking groups, [...]

November 29th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Employment,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Plantation | 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 »

Art, music, fun and holidays in Downtown FtL Nov. 29 and Dec. 1


Those participating in Fort Lauderdale’s 2009 Winterfest Family Day and Christmas on Las Olas events will enjoy a taste of Norman Rockwell’s classic portrayal of American life, thanks to the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale’s current acclaimed exhibition, American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell. Families enjoying the free Winterfest Family Day, held on [...]

November 27th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

Upcoming events in Parkland

Parks and Recreation News Healthy Lifestyle Class:  WED, DEC 9TH This new program will be held on a monthly basis from

November 27th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Families,Local news,Parkland | Read More »

Another H1N1 vaccination clinic opens in Broward

The Broward County Health Department in partnership with the Children’s Services Council of Broward County is providing H1N1 vaccinations to pregnant women, children older than 6 months and persons who care for infants. Free H1N1 vaccinations will be provided

November 27th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Health,Lauderhill,Local news | Read More »

A new way to shop for the holidays online


Holiday gift giving is now easier than ever with the just released website MyChristmasCatalog.com.  This comprehensive website that’s loaded with holiday entertainment and charm is one of the first to harness Microsoft’s(R) revolutionary Silverlight(R) technology.   Fast and slick, MyChristmasCatalog.com by Fort Lauderdale-based Catalog Enterprises, Inc.,  helps you choose the most popular gifts at the lowest [...]

November 27th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday | 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 »

Davie Couple Convicted in Multi-Million Dollar Drug Money Laundering and Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

Jeffrey H. Sloman, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida,  announced that a federal jury in Miami found defendants Garry Souffrant, 33, and Yvonne Souffrant, 33, husband and wife, both of Davie, FL, guilty of charges relating to their participation in a multi-million dollar money laundering and mortgage fraud conspiracy. A third [...]

November 25th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Davie,Local news,Real Estate | Read More »

Mayor and commissioner office hours set for December

The Mayor and City Commissioners have office hours scheduled in December to discuss City issues with residents or business owners. Office hours are set as follows, but check www.CoralSprings.org/event regularly for changes. – Mayor Scott Brook has four sets of office hours scheduled for the dates below. To schedule an appointment, call Friday, December [...]

November 25th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Local news | Read More »

Coral Spring’s “Rockin’ Holiday Parade” Dec 16th

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The 2009 Holiday Parade will feature decorated floats and other entries with a musical theme, and will proceed along Sample Road from Coral Springs Drive to City Hall. Traditionally, the parade draws thousands of spectators and more than 75 floats, bands and walking groups. All groups, including local schools, civic organizations, and businesses are welcome [...]

November 25th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Events,Holiday,Local news,Music,Volunteers | Read More »

Seniors living on less than $600/mo get a helping hand


With over 30,000 seniors in Broward County living below the poverty line, the Pantry of Broward is doing its part to try to help this community. Since its inception two years ago, the Pantry helps over 500 individuals a month, primarily with food, but also with referral services to other agencies. “Hunger usually brings them [...]

November 24th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Non-profit organizations | Read More »

Thanksgiving sale – Take your family out for less this holiday weekend


On special through Friday are gift certificates to over 30 different area restaurants. From Palm Beach to Hollywood, and out west, every restaurant listed on PremierDiningFlorida.com is an additional 10 percent off. Normally only 50 percent off, BrowardNETOnline.com has partnered with PremierDiningFlorida.com to give its readers a special Black Friday sale that is taking place [...]

November 24th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »



The Thanksgiving holiday is fast approaching and many Broward County residents will be taking vacations or leaving town to visit with family and friends. The Broward Sheriff’s Office reminds everyone that there are certain security-minded steps to take before leaving town. Remember to stop all newspaper deliveries, ask a trusted neighbor to pick up your [...]

November 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fire/police,Holiday,Local news | Read More »

Attorney General Alerts Consumers to Important Deadline in Chinese Drywall

Attorney General Bill McCollum today issued a consumer  advisory alerting homeowners whose homes contain allegedly defective  Chinese drywall manufactured by Knauf Plasterboard (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. to  an opportunity to ensure their claims against the company are preserved.

November 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Environmental,Events,Local news,Parkland,Tallahassee | 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 »


Parker, Antonio

20-year-old Antonio Brandon Parker, of Dania Beach was fatally shot Sunday evening at his home, and his younger siblings and grandmother were close enough to hear the deadly encounter.

November 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Crime,Dania,Local news | Read More »


Jose Rodriguez, 52, of Pompano Beach FL, was left hurt and walking home after being the target of a beating and carjacking outside a Pompano Beach gas station.

November 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fire/police,Local news,Pompano Beach | Read More »


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The Fort Lauderdale Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred at Sun Trust Bank located at 501 E. Las Olas Boulevard at approximately 9:30am Friday Nov, 20th 2009.

November 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

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