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Storm upgraded to Tropical Storm Nicole; warnings gone in Florida



September 29th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Hurricane season | Read More »

Tropical storm warning issued for Broward County

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Keep an eye on it here: http://www.wunderground.com/tropical/tracking/at201016.html or http://www.nhc.noaa.gov. Also see: Technology helping connect with Broward residents during a storm. A surface low crossing Cuba is expected to head north, skimming the entire coast of South Florida. Tropical Depression 16 is forecast possibly to become Tropical Storm Nicole. Tropical storm warnings are now in effect [...]

September 28th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County | Read More »

EPA invites undergraduate, graduate applications for environmental study


Think you have what it takes to contribute academically to the research and development of environmental studies then consider applying for one of the two research fellowships offered by the EPA. Fellowships are offered on the undergraduate and graduate level. Deadlines differ for each so be sure to provide yourself enough time to send your [...]

September 24th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Emerging Green,Federal Government,Local news | Read More »

Florida Opportunity Fund seeks applications for clean energy investment program

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The Clean Energy Investment Program, launched by the Florida Opportunity Fund in 2008 with an initial $36 million in funding, is now accepting applications for investment opportunities that advance the adoption of renewable energy and energy-efficiency technology across the State. The Clean Energy Investment Program will provide qualifying Florida businesses with investments in three primary [...]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Environmental | Read More »

New Yard House to open its doors this weekend in Hallandale Beach

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The staff has been hired, the taps are in place, and the final touches are being applied as Yard House, the award-winning restaurant with locations in Palm Beach Gardens and Coral Gables, prepares to open its doors at The Village at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach on September 26. The restaurant will celebrate is pending [...]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Hallandale,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

Broward Health Offers FREE Speakers Bureau to Community Organizations

Looking for a speaker for your organization’s event?  The Broward Health Speakers Bureau is a free service to community groups, schools, and businesses throughout the northern two-thirds of Broward County. Our healthcare speakers range from administrative professionals to physicians and are available to speak on virtually every medical and healthcare specialty known.  For more information [...]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Health,Latest news,Local news | Read More »

Davie Receives Additional Funds to Purchase Foreclosures

Receives Additional Funds to Purchase Foreclosures

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Davie,Latest news,Local news,Real Estate | Read More »

Broward County Housing Finance Authority launches mortgage credit certificate program

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The Housing Finance Authority of Broward County has launched a Mortgage Credit Certificate Program to help reduce home loan financing costs for qualified homeowners in Broward County. The Mortgage Credit Certificate program entitles qualified applicants to a federal income tax credit in an amount of up to $2,000 annually. This enables qualified owners or buyers, [...]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news,Real Estate | Read More »

Join international coastal cleanup, John U. Lloyd Park on Sept. 25

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2010 marks the 25th annual international coastal cleanup hosted by Ocean Conservancy. Do your part! Grab your gloves, sunglasses and sunscreen and enjoy a morning in the sun -as well as clean up our beaches. When: September 25th from 9:00 am -12:00pm Where: John U. Lloyd Park Following last years success, students from Nova Southeastern [...]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Environmental,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Tips for Healthy Meals Before, During and After School


(NewsUSA) – The school year marks a hectic time for parents. Children run out the door to catch the bus, then spend their evenings at after-school programs or practice. As parents rush children between activities and struggle to balance work and family obligations, many might choose the easiest option available to feed their kids — [...]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

44 Broward students semifinalists in 2011 National Merit Program

Forty-four Broward County Public Schools students have been named semifinalists in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program.  These seniors now have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 8,400 National Merit Scholarships, worth more than $36 million, that will be offered next spring. To be considered for a Merit Scholarship award, semifinalists must [...]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Schools | Read More »

Diana Ross Returns to Hard Rock Live in November


Legendary Motown artist and multiple award-winning songstress Diana Ross returns to Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on November 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 17 at noon. In a remarkable career spanning over 40 years, Diana Ross has proven herself the consummate music artist as [...]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Hollywood,Money,Seminole Casinos | Read More »

Florida leads in clean energy funding

Florida Opportunity Fund LOGO

Lucky enough to live in Florida? The Florida Energy and Climate Commission has tapped the Florida Opportunity Fund to launch the Clean Energy Investment Program, providing an initial $36 million in federal stimulus dollars for projects across the State to spur economic development in renewable energy and energy efficiency. “From renewable energy products to energy [...]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Environmental,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news | Read More »

Department of Energy awards millions in renewable and energy efficiency, Part 1


The Department of Energy (DOE) recently awarded $37 million dollars for marine and hydrokinetic energy technology development. In the largest single U.S. funding commitment to date for this technology, DOE announced on September 9 its selections for more than $37 million in funding to accelerate the technological and commercial readiness of emerging marine and hydrokinetic technologies. These [...]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Federal Government,Local news | Read More »

350.org solar road trip to the White House


Stephen Ayers is the Architect of the Capital. In this capacity he has President Obama’s ear regarding matters architectural. Speaking at the recent AIA Convention in Miami, Florida he opened with a joking commentary regarding replacing the solar panels that were once on the White House. He seemed to think that even with the emphasis [...]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Broward schools, Project Bridge and Communities Stand-Up for Peace


Broward County Public Schools (BCPS), Project Bridge and the communities they serve are working together to address violence in a community-wide program. As part of an ongoing community-wide campaign, youth from BCPS and community organizations will be collaborating with local government, business and community leaders to work towards eliminating youth violence.  Schools and community centers [...]

September 21st, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Schools | Read More »

Parkland news briefs

Library News Monday, September 20, 2010, 5:00pm – Instrument Petting Zoo presented by United by Music, Inc. Join us for a fun filled workshop Instrument Petting zoo!  Students from 5 to 14 years of age are welcome.  United by Music, Inc is a non-profit organization designed to provide opportunities for children of Broward County to be [...]

September 21st, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Latest news,Local news,Parkland | Read More »

PSC Allows Verizon to Discontinue White Pages Delivery on a Trial Basis

Florida’s Public Service Commission (PSC) today granted Verizon Florida LLC (Verizon) a temporary two-year rule waiver that allows the company to suspend white page directory distribution to its local residential customers.  Verizon had sought a permanent rule waiver based on reduced consumer demand for the directory. Commissioners unanimously approved the temporary rule waiver with the [...]

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Local news,Tallahassee | Read More »

Broward’s WIC Program has Free Healthy Food, Education, more

The opportunity for free healthy food, education and counseling is available for Broward County women, but relatively few of them are taking advantage of it. The Broward County Health Department’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program provides healthy foods, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding support and referrals for healthcare for more than 41,000 women and [...]

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Health,Latest news,Local news | Read More »

Broward Meals on Wheels Needs Volunteers

Broward Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to make deliveries to its clients who reside in Davie and Dania,  two areas most in need of help currently .  Requirements:  must own car, proof of drivers’ license and insurance; 2 hour time commitment, background check will be conducted, volunteers will attend Orientation before starting delivery service.  To apply, please [...]

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Latest news,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Volunteers | Read More »

Cardinal Gibbons High School Celebrates 50th Anniversary In 2010-2011


In 2010-2011, Cardinal Gibbons High School (CGHS) is celebrating a major milestone: its 50-year anniversary. The Roman Catholic High School, established on Sept. 5, 1961, has continued to grow and expand not only its facilities, but also its academic, extra-curricular, and community service programs. More than 11,374 students have graduated from CGHS since its inception. [...]

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Schools | Read More »

Health advisory issued in Broward after case of West Nile Virus

Broward County Health Department is again emphasizing the importance of protection against mosquito-borne diseases after receiving confirmation of a case of West Nile Virus Fever (WNV) acquired in Broward County.  This is the first confirmed case in Broward County since 2004. The individual was diagnosed with WNV based on symptoms and confirmed by laboratory tests.  [...]

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Health,Latest news,Local news | Read More »

Sheridan Tech. Center Online Courses Attracting Variety of Students

Did you know you could train to become an administrative assistant or a court reporter without leaving your home?  It is possible to do just that, by enrolling in an online technical class offered through Sheridan Technical Center, and hundreds of people are taking advantage of the opportunity. Enrollment has not been limited to those [...]

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Hollywood,Local news,Schools | Read More »

Broward County Health Department honored as “Public Health Ready”


Protecting the public from infectious diseases, bioterrorism, natural disasters and other public health threats is a major role of health departments nationwide and one they strive to achieve each and every day.  The Broward County Health Department takes this role very seriously and proudly announces that they have been recognized by the National Association of [...]

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Health,Latest news,Local news | Read More »

Sunrise news briefs


Golf Course Reopens Today! Monday, September 20th, marks the opening of the City’s fully renovated 67-acre golf facility, previously known as Springtree Golf Club. Over the course of a year, McCumber Golf, Inc. – led by former PGA pro Mark McCumber – completely remodeled the Club’s greens, tees and fairways. In addition, a new irrigation [...]

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Local news,Sunrise | Read More »

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