City of Parkland Hosts 43rd Annual Pioneer Day Event

City of Parkland Hosts 43rd Annual Pioneer Day Event

More photos here: 43rd Annual Pioneer Day in Parkland By: Sharon Aron Baron The City of Parkland played host to the 43rd Annual Pioneer Day event last Saturday at City Hall. Pioneer Day is an opportunity for individuals to be recognized for contributions they have made to their communities.  This annual event celebrates the men […]

Hazardous Waste Drop-off for Parkland Residents

Hazardous Waste Drop-off for Parkland Residents

By: Chris Brunner Get ready to make room in your garage because each Saturday, you can safely dispose of all types of household hazardous materials that you’ve been meaning to, but haven’t had the chance. The cities of Parkland, Lighthouse Point, Pembroke Park, Weston, Dania Beach, Margate, Sea Ranch Lakes, Wilton Manors, Hollywood and West Park have established a cooperative […]

Stoneman Douglas Drama Students Recognized for Cappies Awards

Stoneman Douglas Drama Students Recognized for Cappies Awards

By: Sharon Aron Baron The Critics’ Awards Program, or Cappies for short, celebrated outstanding achievement in high school theater when students from 25 public and private schools throughout Broward and Palm Beach counties vied for top honors. Top nominee was Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with 24 nominations, including 19 for its musical production of […]

Broward County Public Schools Opens School Choice Window Through August

Broward County Public Schools Opens School Choice Window Through August

By: Sharon Aron Baron Broward County Public Schools has opened Phase II of the School Choice application window where parents can apply online for general reassignments and magnet programs for the 2017/2018 school year. During the window from May 1, 2017 through September 1, parents and guardians may submit applications for schools with available seats from the initial […]

Friends of Music Seeks to Honor Outstanding Volunteers

Friends of Music Seeks to Honor Outstanding Volunteers

By: Chris Brunner The Friends of Music, Inc. invites community organizations to honor their outstanding volunteer at the Working in Harmony  Volunteer Luncheon on Sunday, May 21. Working in Harmony has become a popular tradition in Coral Springs with honorees from a variety of groups such as churches, school and sport groups, women’s and men’s clubs, […]

Hurricane Impact Windows Thwart Home Burglary in Parkland

Hurricane Impact Windows Thwart Home Burglary in Parkland

By: Sharon Aron Baron They may have been expensive, but the hurricane impact windows were one good investment that kept a pair of hooded burglars from trying to break into a Parkland home. Around 9:45 p.m. on April 1, the pair was caught on home surveillance at the 8700 block of Valencia Court heading into the […]