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Two thieves steel $6,000 of cigarettes, clerk clueless.

Two thieves in matching hats stole more than $6,000 in cigarettes in a daytime caper at a North Lauderdale convenience store – all while the clerk stood by unaware.

March 12th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Locals unite at Fort Lauderdale beach against oil drilling offshore


To the backdrop of a stunning turquoise ocean, peaceful protestors gathered along 70-plus beaches across the state of Florida to protest drilling in offshore. In Fort Lauderdale, it especially hit home as the city’s commissioners prepare to vote on a resolution opposing offshore drilling in Florida waters. Several hundred Broward residents gathered at the heart [...]

February 13th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Environmental,Families,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Lauderdale by the Sea,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Water management | Read More »

Truancy arrests Lauderdale Lake burglars; police looking for missing guns

Stephen Paulk

The routine check of a couple of kids skipping school led to the arrest of a trio of burglars who stole electronic equipment and firearms. Now Crime Stoppers is offering money for the return of the stolen weapons. A North Lauderdale Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to 6310 SW 19 Street after a concerned [...]

February 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County | Read More »

Broward County offering education, employment and childcare help

Are you a Broward County resident who is highly motivated but needs a little help to achieve your goals? If so, the Broward County Community Action Agency is offering assistance through an American Recovery Reinvestment Act-Community Services Block Grant. Program benefits include:

February 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Employment,Families,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »


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The calls poured into the administrative offices at the Lauderdale Lakes Industrial Park from tenants who were hot under the collar complaining their A/C units had been stolen. As business owners were arriving for work on February 1, many of them noticed the air conditioning compressors of their businesses had been stolen. The building administrator [...]

February 8th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime | Read More »

McArthur community can get free medical care in January

McArthur High School staff, students & community are invited to the Community Health and Safety Fair Saturday, January

December 14th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Health,Hollywood,Local news,Miramar,Pembroke Pines,cooper city | Read More »

Use caution when donating to panhandlers

Police stopped a group of thieves from falsely collecting money from unsuspecting motorists this morning.   Along Federal Highway near the Fort Lauderdale/Pompano line, the Broward Sheriff’s Office found a group of about 10 teenagers

December 5th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Angel pop-up book artist to read his stories at MoA Dec. 12


Remember the beloved Holiday pop-up books of your childhood? Remember how with each turn of the page a world of three-dimensional beauty would fill your eyes with warmth, color and delight? Share that experience again with your children or grandchildren for FREE

December 5th, 2009 | Posted in Art,Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news | Read More »

U.S. Census hiring temporary, part-time employees

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting temporary, part-time census takers for the 2010 Census in Broward County.

December 5th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Employment,Local news | Read More »

Emerging Green: A new weekly column on BrowardNETOnline.com

Fraser Allport, owner of Energywatertaxes.com

As Broward County’s only online-only newspaper, BrowardNETOnline.com firmly believes in being green. Each of us can do something to make our Earth a better place, but realize that for many people, being green has to make sense financially. If green is cost-prohibitive to businesses and to homeowners, then many people will opt out. In addition [...]

December 5th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Environmental,Local news | Read More »

Tornado watch until 3pm in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade,others


The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 3 p.m. in South Florida, including these counties: Broward, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Indian River, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Okeechobee, Palm Beach and St. Lucie. From the National Weather Service: Effective this Saturday morning and afternoon from 900 am until 300 PM EST. Tornadoes… hail to 0.5 [...]

December 5th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Local news,Miami,Palm Beach,Weather | Read More »

Light up Lauderdale-Family Fun Zone tonight!


The Riverwalk Trust is hosting its first annual Family Fun Zone as part of it’s annual Light Up Lauderdale event.  Featuring live music, children’s activities, cultural attractions, a boat tour, food vendors and

December 4th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news | Read More »


bank robbery 501 e las olas2

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 »

Seminole Paradise to Host Florida Panthers Ice Dancers Swimsuit Fashion Show & Dance Performance, November 21

Panthers Ice Dancers Swimsuit Fashion Show

WHAT: The Florida Panthers Ice Dancers will hold a swimsuit fashion show and perform a dance routine at the Center Fountain in Seminole Paradise. Fashion, sports and beautiful women come together for a stimulating attraction in Seminole Paradise. Onlookers will have the opportunity to meet the dancers and purchase autographed copies of their new calendar. [...]

November 18th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Recreation,Seminole Casinos | Read More »

BSO- Sexual Predator Notification Meeting Nov. 24

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Attention Parents and Concerned Citizens On behalf of Sheriff Al Lamberti, the Broward Sheriff’s Office Career Criminal Unit would like to invite you to attend a Sexual Predator Community Notification Meeting on November 24, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. This meeting will be held at Martin Luther King Elementary School, 591 NW 31 Ave, Ft. Lauderdale, [...]

November 18th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Events,Families,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | 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 »

Veterans Day Commemoration of F-86H Sabre at War Memorial

This Sabre F-86H was rededicated at War Memorial Auditorium.

Elected officials commemorated Veterans Day by rededicating the F-86H Sabre Jet Memorial outside of the War Memorial Auditorium off Federal Hwy in East Fort Lauderdale. Speakers included Fort Lauderdale Mayor John P. Seiler, District II commissioner Charlotte E. Rodstrom, and special speaker Double Ace, Major General Fredrick C. “Boots” Blesse.  Ran Meriam withthe Air Force [...]

November 11th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news,Military | Read More »

Oasis of the Sea arrives tomorrow

The largest cruise terminal in the world to serve the two largest and revolutionary cruise ships in the world officially opened at Port Everglades last week, just one week prior to the arrival of Royal Caribbean International’s 5,400-passenger Oasis of the Seas. “We finished building Cruise Terminal 18 on time and under budget, which is [...]

November 6th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Hollywood,Local news,Transportation | Read More »

The Allman Brothers Band to Headline Hard Rock’s 2009 “Ambassadors of Rock” Tour at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Hard Rock International is bringing its worldwide Ambassadors of Rock Tour to Hollywood. On Oct. 20, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members The Allman Brothers Band will perform at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino as part of Hard Rock’s 2009 Ambassadors of Rock Tour, a global concert series [...]

October 15th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Hollywood,Local news,Music,Seminole Casinos | Read More »

Workshop for Broward parents of special ed students

Over the last 18 months, the Florida Department of Education has amended most of the rules that govern the provision of special education under the Individuals with Disabilities Act. To keep parents informed, Broward County Public Schools Exceptional Student Education Department is presenting a workshop, titled “Rules, Rules, Rules,” for parents of students with disabilities, [...]

September 4th, 2009 | Posted in Events,Schools | Read More »

Stranded vessel removed from beach


The Town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea removed a stranded sailboat from the beach on Tuesday (Aug. 25) just south of Anglin’s Pier at Commercial Boulevard. The 24-foot sailboat washed ashore in Town at 9 AM after running out of gas. The vessel’s captain and owner said the mast on the vessel was broken. He could have avoided [...]

August 28th, 2009 | Posted in Fire/police | Read More »

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