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  • Pool donation helps Davie man

    Pool donation helps Davie man
    A Davie fire truck recently pulled up to Derek Avilez's home. In it was Rob Van Winkle, aka Vanilla Ice. The music star-turned-host of "The Vanilla Ice Project" home improvement show surprised the Hollywood fireman who was paralyzed while skimboarding...
  • What you need to know about exposing brick

    What you need to know about exposing brick
    In 1998, when Dustin McQuate moved to Baltimore’s Canton neighborhood, he joined the legions of young people flocking to Baltimore’s waterfront neighborhoods, attracted by their vibrant cultures and the charm of their historic row houses....
  • Parkland invites applications for energy incentive reward program

    Parkland has invited applications for its energy incentive reward program that was introduced in 2009. Those who make energy-smart home improvements or purchase a hybrid vehicle will be eligible to receive incentive rewards after meeting specific...
  • Former Plymouth Finance Director Arrested, Accused Of Embezzling $804,000

    Former Plymouth Finance Director Arrested, Accused Of Embezzling $804,000
    PLYMOUTH — When federal authorities investigated whether former finance director David Bertnagel embezzled more than $800,000 from federal aid intended for the town, he claimed he was merely drawing down his pension ahead of time, prosecutors said....
  • Orlando underwater-mortgage rate among highest

    Orlando underwater-mortgage rate among highest
    More than a quarter of the owners of mortgaged homes in Metro Orlando were stuck in underwater houses last quarter — one of the highest rates nationally, a new report shows. The good news for Orlando is that it could be worse. Neighboring Polk...
  • ReStore In Bloomfield Nails Down Funds For Habitat for Humanity

    BLOOMFIELD— At the ReStore on Cottage Grove Road shoppers will find an eclectic mix of new and gently used furniture, kitchen cabinets, lighting, appliances, windows and other building materials at a fraction of retail price. The store, operated...
  • 01/26: New businesses

    01/26: New businesses
    Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa. Lake Twin Line Enterprises LLC,10123 U.S. Highway 441, Leesburg, 34788. Advanced...
  • In West Friendship, a perfect family space — and lots of it

    In West Friendship, a perfect family space — and lots of it
    Megan McSally and her fiance, Joe Marino, had one very important reason for moving into their 4,800-square foot Colonial-style home on an acre in West Friendship — the two have a combined seven children. "It was important for all of the children...
  • New apps to aid in home design and renovations

    New apps to aid in home design and renovations
    Home owners and renters looking to redesign or renovate can turn to new apps to help simplify the process and get the job done sooner and more efficiently. Last year Americans spent approximately $130 billion on home remodeling projects, the highest...
  • Tips: Your fall home maintenance checklist

    Fall maintenance tips will save homeowners money. "There are many simple maintenance to dos that, when completed provide considerable cost savings for home owners," said Chris Hall, RepairClinic.com co-founder and president. "Properly maintaining a...
  • Jury awards $2.1 million in lead paint suit

    Jury awards $2.1 million in lead paint suit
    A Baltimore jury has awarded nearly $2.1 million to a 17-year-old city youth who was allegedly poisoned by lead paint in the 1990s when he was a toddler in an East Baltimore rental home. The judgment against Elliot Dackman and the estates of Sandra and...