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  • Bogen intervenes, protests Snipes' election plan

    Bogen intervenes, protests Snipes' election plan
    Broward County Commission candidate Mark Bogen has intervened in the election saga in District 2, where a battle continues over whether to let non-Democrats help select the next commissioner in northern Broward. In this motion, Bogen objects to the plan...
  • Sylvia Poitier makes Broward history

    Sylvia Poitier makes Broward history
    A landmark in South Florida's difficult history of race relations took place Oct. 11, 1985, when Sylvia Poitier became Broward County's first black county commissioner. The adopted daughter of a Deerfield Beach bean picker and a midwife, Poitier...
  • Afterschool@Your Library program to combat bullying

    When Drew Romanovitz, chairman of the Sheriff's Foundation of Broward County, was asked about how big a problem bullying was in the Broward County Public School System, he had a two-word reply: "big time." To combat a seemingly ongoing issue, there is an...
  • As new coastal developments keep rising, a sinking feeling for South Florida

    As new coastal developments keep rising, a sinking feeling for South Florida
    Huge crowds marched in New York City last weekend to raise awareness of climate change and rising seas, but in South Florida our blissful ignorance toward the future marches onward (and upward). As I drove along Hollywood's narrow barrier island the...
  • More rules for day care centers will be a plus

    More rules for day care centers will be a plus
    It's not a good idea for day care operators to prop up toddlers in front of television sets, iPads or other gadgets for hours on end over a chance to play outside. Also, skip the chocolate milk. Everybody knows skim is a healthier alternative. You'd...
  • For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief

    For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief
    District 2: Aronson knows her community the most Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
  • Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates

    Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates
    Democratic voters in northwest Broward County will choose between Kristin Jacobs and Steve Perman. Both candidates may be familiar names to voters. Jacobs is term-limited out of her long-time home on the Broward County Commission. Perman, a one-time...
  • Lobbyist watch: Moskowitz helps Jacobs' election

    Lobbyist watch: Moskowitz helps Jacobs' election
    Today's let's shine a spotlight on lobbyist Michael Moskowitz, the Parkland Democrat and neighbor of Commissioner Stacy Ritter, who's also the father of state Rep. Jared Moskowitz. He's helping the write-in candidate in Kristin Jacobs' state House race,...
  • Latest campaign finance numbers for Broward County Commission candidates

    Latest campaign finance numbers for Broward County Commission candidates
    With the August primary right around the corner, it’s time to revisit the race to raise money for the Broward County Commission elections in November. Lisa Kohner Aronson, the mayor of Coconut Creek, has become the top money-raiser for District...
  • Nan Rich says there's no way she'd run for County Commission if she loses governor primary

    Nan Rich says there's no way she'd run for County Commission if she loses governor primary
    Nan Rich doesn’t like discussing the “what if” question, as in what if she loses the race for the Democratic nomination for governor in the Aug 26 primary. The former Florida Senate Democratic leader from Weston is the underdog, behind...
  • Rant for Lunch: What would Tom Sander do with Broward's write-in mess?

    Rant for Lunch: What would Tom Sander do with Broward's write-in mess?
        I had no idea I would become Tom Sander. For those unfamiliar with Sun Sentinel lore, Tom was an editorial-page legend. His suspenders were a fashion staple, and he was known for wearing a green eyeshade visor whenever he was deep in his work....