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  • Views on same-sex marriage shift when family is involved

    Rhonda Swan's column raises some good points, but I'd like to add one more about what has caused support for gay marriage to move from less than 50 percent approval to greater than 50 percent in only one decade. First, look at Dick Cheney, who has voiced...
  • Parkland residents vie for School Board District 4 seat

    Not strangers by any stretch of the imagination, Abby Freedman and Robert “Bob” Mayersohn, candidates for the upcoming School Board District 4 election, won't be spending too much time trying to gather new information about each other. Both...
  • Tamarac youth basketball getting jump on school season

    Tamarac youth basketball getting jump on school season
    There are 22 youth basketball teams at the Tamarac Community Center that are getting a jump on the school season by learning valuable lessons such as teamwork, discipline, responsibility and the value of hard work. For the approximately 220 players ages 5...
  • Blow out the candles: Areawide Council on Aging to honor longtime advocate Edith Schaffer for 85th birthday celebration

    The Areawide Council on Aging and the community will honor Edith Schaffer Lederberg August 15 at her "85th Birthday Luncheon" to take place at the Woodlands Country Club in Tamarac. Lederberg has been a staff member of the Aging and Disability Resource...
  • Green Marine wins Tamarac flag football championship

    The Green Marine team made a bit of Tamarac sports history by defeating Trojan Pride 19-7 to become the first ever champion in the adult flag football league. The inaugural year started out in May and consisted of five teams who were vying for the crown....
  • Brazilian bikini in the spotlight

    Brazilian bikini in the spotlight
    The barely there Brazilian bikini once might have scared away South Floridians. Not anymore. Local Brazilian bikini seamstress Eliane Benatti Rochebois is proof of that. From her home studio in North Miami Beach, packed with sewing thread and lycra of...
  • Landmark Bank takes over closed Valley Bank

    Landmark Bank takes over closed Valley Bank
    Fort Lauderdale-based Valley Bank opened Monday as part of Landmark Bank after regulators closed the troubled bank after office hours Friday. Valley Bank, with branches in Hollywood and Davie and two in Fort Lauderdale, was the first South Florida...
  • Fort Lauderdale's Jack Seiler and Orlando's Buddy Dyer: so similar, yet far apart on same-sex marriage

    Fort Lauderdale's Jack Seiler and Orlando's Buddy Dyer: so similar, yet far apart on same-sex marriage
    Original post | 8:36 a.m. Updated | 12:13 p.m. Jack Seiler and Buddy Dyer are both baby boomers. They’re both former Democratic members of the Florida Legislature. They’ve both wanted to serve in statewide elected office. They’...
  • Lottery: Lotto hits for $12M in Miami

    Lottery: Lotto hits for $12M in Miami
    The Florida Lotto yielded one single jackpot winner Saturday night, with a payout of $12 million. The numbers were 12-16-23-33-46-50 and the ticket was sold at 7-Eleven, 4741 NW 79th Avenue in Miami. It was a quick pick. It is only the third winning...
  • Woman, 64, foils flashing purse snatcher, cops say

    Woman, 64, foils flashing purse snatcher, cops say
    This 64-year-old woman has amazing control over her purse strings. When a Tamarac dude, identified as Michael Gallo, 25, tried to snatch the woman's bag, she held on and punched him, cops said, reports the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Guess he must...
  • Get your appliances working

    Broken windows, heavy rain and power problems can take a toll on electrical appliances. Van Schoen, spokesman for Tamarac Fire Rescue, suggests turning off your circuit breakers if the power goes off “so that you do not damage anything when the...