Add another to the ever-growing list of sins committed by Superintendent Robert Runcie and the Broward County School Board, in the years leading up to and in the aftermath of the tragedy at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School February 14th, 2018.
“DON’T CALL ME I’M HIDING IN A CLOSET WITH MY TEACHER” This was the text I received on 2/14 from my daughter after I tried calling her, when I was informed there was an active shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where she is a student.
There are so many clichés around time and the passing of it. “Time flies,” or “It felt like it was just yesterday,” come to mind. Another one that comes to mind is the blanket statement that, “time heals all wounds.”
In December 2002, I came home from work to my apartment on East 24th Street in Manhattan. I was greeted by my dog wearing a T-shirt that read “I’m going to be a big sister”.
Thanksgiving is a time for family. A day celebrated with loved ones gathered around the dining room table for the traditional holiday feast…..
It is November and Election Day is almost upon us. Early voting continues from 7 a.m.- 7 p.m. through November 4 at the P-REC in Pine Trails Park.
When I lived in Manhattan, I had to pass an elementary school to get to my train every day. I had my commute timed out pretty well, so I hated it when I got bothered by someone asking for money or food.
Six months and one day after the very worst day in our community, I will send my tenth-grade daughter back to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
When Commissioner Grace Solomon’s term expires in November of 2018, one of two men will step into the District 2 seat; Diego Pfeiffer and Richard Walker.
First, I wanted to thank all of you for what you have done over the past few weeks. I understand that you serve in a largely volunteer role with your only reward being the improvement of our city, and I sincerely appreciate your efforts.