| Sep 8, 2014
The Pesticide Education folks at Penn State have posted their “back to School” issue. This year they’re sharing pest management and pesticide safety resources. This is really great stuff. There are insect morphology and metamorphosis...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and new schools CEO Gregory Thornton will kick off a listening tour around the city on Monday, as part of a back-to-school campaign scheduled throughout the month that will include hearing out parent concerns and...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 7:51 AM
The Dori Slosberg/Safe Roads Task Force's "Back to School" Safety Fair is set for 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 13 at Boynton Beach Oceanfront Park, 6415 N. Ocean Drive.
With a growing number of residents and visitors occupying A1A in Broward and Palm Beach...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:02 PM
It's time for back-to-school shopping, and Florida families will get a break on sales tax this weekend when they buy clothing, supplies and computers.
The three-day "tax holiday" falls just before the start of school, which is Aug. 11 in Seminole County...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:39 PM
As back-to-school sales blur into Christmas layaway promotions, consumers are spending again — but some economists warn that the splurging may be fleeting.
Americans opened their wallets in August after falling gas prices and an improving job...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:00 AM
American kids are heading back to school. But the schools they're heading back to differ dramatically by family income.
Which helps explain the growing achievement gap between lower- and higher-income children.
Thirty years ago, the average gap on...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:09 AM
JC Penney salons are offering $10 kids' haircuts as a back-to-school special.
Call to make an appointment for children in grades K-6. All salons are participating, and walk-ins are welcome.
While you're waiting, mom is eligible for a $25 “Just...
| Jul 27, 2014
Back-to-School Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Children's Home Society of Florida, 401 NE Fourth St., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-453-6400.
Creative Writing Workshop, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Weston Branch Library, 4205 Bonaventure Blvd. Free....
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
It's time for my fabulous freebie free-for-all! This week's list features $25 off at Best Buy, a free Rotisserie Chicken Burger at Boston Market (again), a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (again) as the chain continues to give away sweet...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:13 AM
If you're back-to-school shopping, use a coupon to save $10 at Macy's this weekend.
Save $10 on a $25 purchase on sale, clearance and select home goods until 1 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. There are some exclusions.
Also, Macy's has...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Patrons who came to Flamingo Gardens' Back 2 School Weekend in Davie didn't just come to enjoy the festivities, but also to help a worthy cause.
The botanical gardens and wildlife sanctuary collected school supplies at the entrance for the Children's...