The Youth Vote

The Youth Vote

It was March and we were in Minnesota. My son played on the Stoneman Douglas hockey team and they earned a spot in the High...

Richard Walker, Candidate District 2 Commission Seat

Richard Walker, Candidate District 2 Commission Seat

In a nonpartisan race, Richard Walker faces Diego Pfeiffer for the Parkland District 2 commission seat. It will become vacant once commissioner Grace Solomon’s term...

Project 1841 Brings Smiles to Foster Care Teens

Project 1841 Brings Smiles to Foster Care Teens

The year was 2007, and Robin Miller sat in a living room watching TV. It was December, a time for family and friends, but the...

The Amazing Bees Festival

The Amazing Bees Festival

The Amazing Bee Festival to Offer Family Fun and Fitness & The Importance of Pollinators The Amazing Bees Festival is the latest family event scheduled...

Coral Springs High’s First Graduating Class to Celebrate its 40th Reunion

Coral Springs High’s First Graduating Class to Celebrate its 40th Reunion

Preparations are underway for a special occasion in September for some Coral Springs High School alumni. The class of ‘78, which was the school’s first...

Moving Ahead With School Safety

Moving Ahead With School Safety

Parkland residents have offered suggestions on how to keep the city’s Broward County Public Schools students safe in the wake of last February’s shooting that...

The Unexpected: Children Can Have Strokes

The Unexpected: Children Can Have Strokes

Edgire Joseph credits Dr. Celso Agner with saving her 11-year-old daughter’s life from a condition many may not associate with children. Stroke. Strokes are a...

The Value of Volunteering

The Value of Volunteering

In Broward County, 324 schools provide an educational setting for 271,517 students. Comprising most of the enrollment is 96,000-plus students in grades K-5 and nearly...

The Dark Side of Historical Figures

The Dark Side of Historical Figures

“Never meet your heroes,” warns the colloquial adage, it’s message laden in hindsight. The only people who give such advice are the ones who wish...

MSD Benefit Concerts

MSD Benefit Concerts

Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland are still recovering from the horrific act of an irrational gunman who shot and killed 17...

And the winner is . . .

And the winner is . . .

Melody Herzfeld has known countless dramatic moments. Director of the drama department at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland since 2003, she has transformed...

Handling the Fear

Handling the Fear

Walking into a store the other day I, and the woman next to me, stopped when we saw a fire truck, ambulance, and police car...

Kids and Sodium Intake

Kids and Sodium Intake

Sodium is an essential nutrient that our body needs to perform its metabolic functions each day. When it comes to adults, the consensus is that...

A Homeowner’s Dilemma: To Love or To List?

A Homeowner’s Dilemma: To Love or To List?

A home in a great location within a quality school district, friendly neighbors, and a short commute to work is utopia. But there comes a...

What is Eating Our Boys?

What is Eating Our Boys?

While it is obvious that mass shootings can only be called “shootings” because they involve guns – and guns are the common factor – there...

The Parkland Chamber of Commerce Marjory Stoneman Douglas Shooting

The Parkland Chamber of Commerce Marjory Stoneman Douglas Shooting

As the leading business organization in the city of Parkland, we would like to share our thoughts and feelings with our community that has been...

Left Without a Goodbye

Left Without a Goodbye

was a regular day; the sun rose as usual, bringing the Florida Sunshine over Parkland. We hurried out after a quick breakfast, some of us...

Marjorie Stoneman Douglas First Responders: Heroes Every Step of the Way

Marjorie Stoneman Douglas First Responders: Heroes Every Step of the Way

times we hear of tragic events after they happen. Here is how they begin. It all starts with dispatch, “the calm voice in the storm.”...

Parkland proves it is MSD Strong

Parkland proves it is MSD Strong

Jonathan Fields graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in 1998 and was in the process of helping to plan his 20th class reunion when...

Coping with Psychological Trauma

Coping with Psychological Trauma

On February 14 the City of Parkland was forever transformed following a tragic school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. This traumatic event shook...

MSDSTRONG: LEARN FROM THE NRA

MSDSTRONG: LEARN FROM THE NRA

It started with the incessant sounds of sirens – police cars, ambulances, emergency vehicles, fire engines – racing past the office windows. Then one of...

Addressing Parkland

Addressing Parkland

Never did I expect to be addressing a school shooting in Parkland. The City of Parkland, the City of Coral Springs, and countless communities throughout...

No words that can be spoken

No words that can be spoken

There are truly no words that can be spoken to ease the pain of the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. What can you...

The Courage to Speak Out

The Courage to Speak Out

During a time in which we are experiencing a surge of political correctness, speaking honestly about topics deemed taboo requires a certain level of bravery....

Catching Pythons With Science, Not Guns or Knives

Catching Pythons With Science, Not Guns or Knives

Oh, you know all about the danger invasive pythons pose in the Everglades and the annual hunt by folks who come from afar for bragging...

How ‘Healthy’ is Florida’s Health care?

How ‘Healthy’ is Florida’s Health care?

Home to thousands of older adults, the tropical paradise of Florida isn’t so sunny in terms of overall health care. In an age where more...

“Roll Tide” for Local Student

“Roll Tide” for Local Student

With so many students participating in extracurricular activities, it is easy to overlook the fact that being on any type of team is more than...

Ketamine Infusion Therapy Shows Benefits

Ketamine Infusion Therapy Shows Benefits

Ketamine is a powerful drug that has been around for 50 years. Much of that time it was used by veterinarians and even by medics...

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

Throughout the history of the United States, there were many individuals who fought for justice. Those who believed society needed to be repaired from effects...

Time to Branch Out and Give

Time to Branch Out and Give

During this time of year that is often spent receiving, take a moment to consider what it means to give. With the excitement of the...

Cheering for a Leader

Cheering for a Leader

She began dancing at four years old. She began cheerleading in middle school and instead of never looking back, she looked forward to being a...

The Celebration of Kwanzaa

The Celebration of Kwanzaa

Have you wondered what the Kwanzaa celebration involves? Kwanzaa, the African American harvest and annual holiday, is a weeklong celebration from December 26 through January...

Adopt A Soldier

Adopt A Soldier

The start of the holiday season is approaching, and with it brings about a time when people begin to think of spreading joy to others....

Safety Always Comes First

Safety Always Comes First

Safety first. It is vital, it is important, and it is necessary. A recent issue of the Parklander featured a cover photo of a woman...

Giving Brings Thanks

Giving Brings Thanks

When you sit at your Thanksgiving tables later this month to celebrate, you’ll likely give thanks for your blessings. But before the holiday arrives, or...

Seek Help Sooner

Seek Help Sooner

Suicide among young people continues to be a serious issue. According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, thousands of teenagers commit suicide...

A Convenient Epidemic: Childhood Obesity

A Convenient Epidemic: Childhood Obesity

What is a convenient epidemic? It is when you can find your vice on every street corner, see it on every TV channel, hear about...

Fighting World Hunger From Florida

Fighting World Hunger From Florida

The world is a hungry place. By most estimates, nearly a billion people sharing the planet with us do not have enough to eat or...

What’s love got to do with it? Possibly everything

What’s love got to do with it? Possibly everything

  As much as we may deny it, love is an overpowering experience that most of us want to feel. In fact, many of us...

Predator-Proof Your Child

Predator-Proof Your Child

~ Is this the first year your child will be coming home to an empty house after school? ~ Is your child starting school for...

Potential Food-Drug Interactions

Potential Food-Drug Interactions

  Medications can be affected by certain foods, caffeine, or alcohol. This is called a food-drug interaction. Some food-drug interactions can alter or prevent some...

A Big Performing Family

A Big Performing Family

In the performing arts field, Emily Tarallo is considered a “triple threat,” that is, “a performer who excels at acting, singing and dancing.” The Manhattan-born,...

Social media … a new frontier for bullies?

Social media … a new frontier for bullies?

There was a time when bullying took place on the playground. Now, it’s done through social media. In its intended form, social media is a...

Teachers

Teachers

“Good teachers are the reason why ordinary students dream to do extraordinary things.” – Anonymous It is back to school time, again. Parents are busy...

Park Trails Elementary gets a new principal

Park Trails Elementary gets a new principal

  If Park Trails Elementary School students are ready to help change the world through kindness, they share a goal with the Parkland school’s new...

Getting Online For Fashion

Getting Online For Fashion

School is starting and your kids want to look their best. Some are fine with jeans and T-shirts, others have to wear uniforms. Then, there...

Circulation

Dominant Market Presence Reach South Florida’s most desirable consumer – those with disposable income, the Parklander’s ® targeted distribution is direct mailed to businesses and...

DUAL ENROLLMENT

DUAL ENROLLMENT

If you’re a high school student and itching to attend college, you may not have to wait. Dual enrollment is an option that allows students...

Pediatric Occupational Therapy: Transitioning Children from Being Isolated to Being Included

Pediatric Occupational Therapy: Transitioning Children from Being Isolated to Being Included

“Nobody is superior, nobody is inferior, but nobody is equal either. People are simply unique. You are you, I am I.” Osho Pediatric Occupational Therapists...

It’s Your Choice

It’s Your Choice

The best wine in the world is the wine you like best. By reading the last statement you have just been liberated from any of...

HALF-PAST NEW YEAR’S Whatever Happened to Those Resolutions?

HALF-PAST NEW YEAR’S Whatever Happened to Those Resolutions?

Whether you followed my suggestions in the January issue for accomplishing goals or stuck to the traditional resolutions, how are you doing with that? At...

Snowbirds Aflutter in Pacific Northwest

Snowbirds Aflutter in Pacific Northwest

It’s my wife’s fault. She finished a book on the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The treacherous terrain. The harsh weather. The constant threat from hostile...

Road Rangers: Help at any hour

Road Rangers: Help at any hour

There’s a sinking feeling when your car breaks down on Florida’s Turnpike or an interstate highway. Even if you’re not stalled in the highspeed travel...

Supreme self confidence

Supreme self confidence

Supreme self confidence Few in history have had more chutzpah than General George Patton. According to a friend of mine whose father served in Patton’s...

COMMUNICATION Breakdown

COMMUNICATION Breakdown

Everywhere you look you see someone using a cell phone. Whether it is a “snap chatting” millennial or an older adult searching Google for information,...

The Village Idiots

The Village Idiots

In days long past, people knew by the time a child was around five or six, whether or not the kid had all its marbles....

National Ice Cream Month…  What’s Your Flavor

National Ice Cream Month… What’s Your Flavor

Is there anything more irresistible on a hot summer day than a cool and creamy ice cream cone? Not that you need another reason to...

Florida’s Sweltering Life Before Air-Conditioning

Florida’s Sweltering Life Before Air-Conditioning

When the Florida sun beats down and the temperature reaches the 90s, you can thank a fella named Willis Carrier for the air conditioning that...

My Haters Pinterest Page

My Haters Pinterest Page

Lately, I’ve been extremely weary of all these Facebook games that I’m seeing. The ones that start with “let’s have some fun… ” I’m like...

The Hillsboro Pinelands Don’t pass it by

The Hillsboro Pinelands Don’t pass it by

There’s a lengthy stretch of forested land just north of Hillsboro Boulevard on the east side of U.S. 441 that will transport you back to...

International Club Ignites Change, EMPOWERS COMMUNITY

International Club Ignites Change, EMPOWERS COMMUNITY

Sandy Manning is the vice president of the Zonta Club of Greater Deerfield Beach. She refers to herself as “a chronic volunteer.” She spent several...

The Secrets to Happiness

The Secrets to Happiness

The secrets to happiness are within the reach of almost everyone. Incorporate the habits, practices, and ways of thinking about the world that happy people...

Baring and Daring Weddings

Baring and Daring Weddings

Life is short, and as long as you’re not hurting anyone else, do what makes you happy. But some wedding attire trends might make me...

Here’s to YOU DAD

Here’s to YOU DAD

Every year, during the month of June, we allow one day out of the year to celebrate a person who means so much to us—...

The History of Father’s Day

The History of Father’s Day

“It is a wise father that knows his own child.” – William Shakespeare. Father’s Day is a time to celebrate fatherhood and give thanks for...

Storytellers: The American Cuban Diaspora

Storytellers: The American Cuban Diaspora

Over a 58-year period, they left their homes, probably for good, with their clothes on their backs. Some brought their families as they fled their...

Scents Ability

Scents Ability

When you meet Jessica Schmidt, you are mesmerized by her warmth, her larger than life smile with a personality to match, and her determination. Her...

Water Smart Broward for Children and Families

Water Smart Broward for Children and Families

What do we love about living in South Florida? The year-round, summer-like weather is a good reason. However, with the blessings also come the responsibilities....

New Orleans is waiting for you

New Orleans is waiting for you

New Orleans is one place I suggest you visit. Fares can be found as low as $69 if you watch your favorite travel sites, and...

Family Fun Day and Car Show

Family Fun Day and Car Show

The City of Coral Springs hosted its Family Fun Day and Car Show at the Sportsplex Center. Attendees enjoyed music, food trucks, vendors, bounce houses,...

When seniors need a lawyer

When seniors need a lawyer

An 86-year-old who broke her hip recently was released from rehabilitation. While she was well enough to leave a medical facility, she faced other issues:...

Sorting out Social Media

Sorting out Social Media

Social media has become more than just connecting and catching up with old friends. Today, not only can you socialize but you can market your...

Your Mobility is Your Life

Your Mobility is Your Life

One of the most important predictors of how healthy you will be and what quality of life you can expect is your present speed and...

Snakes On The Loose!

Snakes On The Loose!

Living out west in Coral Springs, Heron Bay, Parkland, and Boca Raton brings numerous natural rewards: an amazing panoramic view of the Everglades with beautiful...

Senior pets make great companions

Senior pets make great companions

Animal shelters in the summertime may be overrun with puppies and kittens. But there is little worry that these bundles of fluffiness and cuteness will...

Food for thought in The Shack

Food for thought in The Shack

I read The Shack, by William Paul Young, in 2008. Honestly, I resisted it then, as it seemed too “trendy” for my taste. The book...

Teacher to study the Polar Ice Caps

Adeena Teres, a teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Coral Springs, is going on the trip of a lifetime. She will be traveling...

Wisdom from Our Mothers

 As Mother’s Day approaches, we all find our thoughts turning to our moms, whether they’re still here on this earth or gone but remaining in...

Spring Fling: 5 Simple Tips For An Organized Home

About 33 percent of Americans choose spring as their favorite season of the year according to Rasmussen Reports. So why is springtime so popular? Is...

Not all College Credits and Degrees are Equal

Not all colleges and universities are equal, nor are all college and university credits. As a result, credits and degrees from some institutions that call...

WorldFest celebrates diversity

WorldFest celebrates diversity

WorldFest celebrates diversity Last month Coral Springs hosted WorldFest at the Sportsplex to celebrate the diverse cultures that make up the community of Coral Springs....

Putting the “blue” in Red White and Blue

Putting the “blue” in Red White and Blue

North of Ocala and south of Gainesville is a travel destination that is literally blueberry heaven. It’s the Red White and Blue Farm nestled in...

No more spring cleaning! Tools and tips to help your home sparkle all year

No more spring cleaning! Tools and tips to help your home sparkle all year

Few things are more satisfying than a thoroughly cleaned and de-cluttered home. Newly scrubbed floors, polished furniture and de-grimed windows are visible proof of your...

A national “teach-in” put a spotlight on environmental issues

EARTH DAY 1970 A national “teach-in” put a spotlight on environmental issues “Go green, be environmentally conscious, think eco-friendly.” These catch phrases are now firmly...

Celebrating 50 years at the zoo where the people are in cages

Celebrating 50 years at the zoo where the people are in cages

It’s just past 10am and the residents are hungry. Wildebeests, tapirs, and ostriches gather at flat concrete slabs immediately adjacent to the roadway, to scarf...

The History of Passover

The History of Passover

Passover, Pesach in Hebrew, is one of the most important holidays in Judaism. Observed annually by Jewish people around the world, Passover is the first...

Where Do Our Tax Dollars Go?

April 15th… that dreaded date is rapidly approaching. As we scramble to pay “our fair share,” one question seems to get lost in the shuffle:...

Public Speaking: 12 Myths Debunked

Public Speaking: 12 Myths Debunked

 When was the last time you had to deliver a speech? Were you nervous? The anxiety one goes through before giving a speech can be...

2017 11th annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance

2017 11th annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance

The annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance presented by Mercedes-Benz and AutoNation has raised nearly $10 million to date for the Boys & Girls Clubs of...

Life as a Doula – A Labor of Love

The absolute greatest three days of my life, were when each of my children were born. It’s as if I took my first breath when...

Toothanasia

I recently went to a dental lecture where the Veterinary Dentist referred to a dog with a complete mouth of diseased teeth that needed to...

Irish-at-heart: Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

Irish-at-heart: Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

On March 17, across the United States, about 122 million Americans will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. That is 39 percent of the American population. Staggering...

WWI, disease, and the Y Girls

WWI, disease, and the Y Girls

When WWI soldiers landed in France to prepare for war, they were ready to fight for their lives against the Germans. They never expected to...

Celebration Clouded in Mystery

Celebration Clouded in Mystery

Valentine’s Day is usually associated with roses, the color red, chocolate, cards, heart shapes, and their associated symbol – love.   But little verifiable facts...

The Super Bowl: Past, Present, and Future

  If you’re hosting a Superbowl party this month, you know how much work goes into the preparation process. If the stress starts to feel...

Treating Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause

Women’s Health As a practicing gynecologist in Coral Springs for many years, and as a menopause specialist (NAMS Menopause Practitioner), one of the most common...

WOULD YOU LIKE A FREE 1/4 PAGE AD IN OUR MAGAZINE?

WOULD YOU LIKE TO HAVE A FREE 1/4 PAGE AD IN THE PARKLANDER MAGAZINE IN EITHER THE MARCH OR APRIL ISSUE? Let me explain how...

the Parklander is Looking for Some Talented Artists

The Parklander magazine is a full color, glossy monthly publication that is mailed monthly to over 21,000 homes in Parkland, Heron Bay and Coral Springs...

The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Much has been written about the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy in the Civil Rights Movement. But one aspect of that legacy that has...

A Clean Start

by Victoria Landis I love writing for the January issue. It’s a new year. An arbitrary date that really means nothing, yet it symbolizes a...

Paging Dr. Bob: Prescription for Music, Coffee, and Cookies

A different type of ‘doctor’ strolled down the hall of a nursing home, ready to make the residents feel better. Robert Blake is not the...

December Blues

This time of year, when fall leads into winter, always boosts my spirits. It’s during this period of late November and December when there’s a...

Florida’s Crazy Laws

by Glenn Swift Jr. We all remember the embarrassment, and humiliation, we proud Floridians endured during the 2000 presidential election: butterfly ballots, and hanging chads....

If Wishes Were Horses…One Woman’s Dream of Riding

Twenty-seven years old is late for someone to become a jockey. But Patra Jean didn’t think it was too old to live her dream, which...

Flu Season Means Flu Vaccines

Flu season is here and health professionals recommend that you get a flu vaccine. The flu shot can reduce the risk of flu-associated hospitalization. The...

Schools Excel in Cross-Country Sport

Cross Country is a popular sport in Parkland and Coral Springs. High school teams are performing well in local and regional competitions. The coaches and...

Amphitheater Named for Michael Udine

The Amphitheater at Pine Trails Park was renamed the Michael Udine Amphitheater at Pine Trails Park in Parkland. Udine was elected the 11th mayor of...

Driving the Open Road

Life is a highway for female trucker Desiree Wood. This wasn’t always the case, and her dream job wasn’t to be driving a big rig....

Reaching for the Sky

As a young girl, Rachel Martinez considered different career options. She thought about being a doctor or an architect. Then she had the opportunity to...

Amphitheater named for Michael Udine

The Amphitheater at Pine Trails Park was renamed the Michael Udine Amphitheater at Pine Trails Park in Parkland. Udine was elected the 11th mayor of...

Bonnet House is Home to Rich History

Bonnet house is home to rich history Near Ft. Lauderdale’s beach, with its hustle and bustle of traffic and tall buildings, it’s easy to overlook...

Celebrating Turkey Day on a Castle

by Victoria Landis If you carve your Thanksgiving turkey in a galvanized tub while wearing cargo shorts and sitting on a stool on a flat...

Time of discovery: Native Americans in Southeast Florida

by Glenn R. Swift Ponce de Leon was the first European to set foot on the modern-day United States. He discovered La Florida in April...

Closets Aren’t Just for Clothes

by Philip Fishman Who you are, the person who you want to be, and maybe the kind of day you will experience, may very well...

LOOK WHAT’S AT THE LIBRARY!

LOOK WHAT’S AT THE LIBRARY! by Cynthia MacGregor Once upon a time—and not that long ago—the library was where you went if you wanted to...

November is Curing Stomach Cancer Month

  In April 2008, Debbie Zelman was enjoying a successful life. At age 40, she was an attorney with a law firm, married to a...

A Perfect Game

by David Volz Crystal Singh is the first Broward County high school bowler to bowl a perfect game. She recently bowled a 300, or perfect...

November Achievements

ACHIEVEMENTS Attending the Mayor’s State of the City Address Attending the Mayor’s State of the City Address were Parkland Chamber of Commerce members Golden Johansson,...

November Events

EVENTS Southern Handcraft Society meeting November 1st at 7pm The Southern Handcraft Society of Coral Springs will meet at the Cypress Park Clubhouse, 1300 Coral...

November Announcements

ANNOUNCEMENTS Early Voting in Parkland The only early voting location in the City of Parkland is the P-REC in Pine Trails Park. For the General...

OFF TO THE RACES

by Victoria Landis Humans are competitive about everything, especially sports. We are also quite inventive. So when some of us are no longer willing or...

The Origins of Halloween

THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT: THE ORIGINS OF HALLOWEEN by Cynthia MacGregor From trick-or-treating to costume parties, from pranks to watching scary movies,...

A haunting We Will Go

  A haunting we will go by David Volz Halloween is a popular fall holiday, one that many people look forward to. Children often dress...

PRANK YOU VERY MUCH: ON BEYOND TP-ING

PRANK YOU VERY MUCH: ON BEYOND TP-ING by Cynthia MacGregor What does Halloween mean to you? To little kids (and a few bigger ones), anticipating...

A HISTORY OF CELEBRATIONS

A HISTORY OF CELEBRATIONS  by Rabbi Melissa Stollman, Congregation Kol Tikvah   This year, at sundown on Sunday, October 2nd, marks the beginning of the...

Making Strides in the Literary World

Teen Poet Wins National Award by Candice Russell Karina Benitez, 13, of Coral Springs, is a gold medal winner of a National Scholastic Art and...

Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum

by David Volz As you walk into the Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum you’ll hear music playing from the early to mid-twentieth century. As you...

The Art of Murder

Mystery writer takes her series to a South Florida historic landmark by Monique McIntosh  Among towering royal palms and floating water lilies, the serene escape...

Ft. Lauderdale’s Role in World War II Found in Naval Museum

by Aaron Krause The site where former President George H.W. Bush trained as a torpedo bomber pilot is a short drive away. For free, folks...

Remembering 9/11

by David Volz It has been 15 years since the terrorist attacks took place on September 11, 2001 in New York City, Washington D.C., and...

I Know What Probiotics Are, So What Are Prebiotics?

By Nancy M. Ouhib, MBA, RD/N, LD/N Whether we want to acknowledge it or not, our bodies are largely made up of bacteria. Paying attention...

Starting off Right: Your Child’s First-Ever Day of School

Few children today enter first grade or kindergarten with no prior school experience. The majority have either been enrolled in pre-school or they have attended...

Make a Wish

By Martin Lenkowsky When 14-year-old Coral Springs resident Gilon Kravatsky traveled to New York in May to see the world-renowned New York Philharmonic Orchestra perform...

CRIME STOPPERS: Busting bad guys with your help

CRIME STOPPERS: Busting bad guys with your help

Watch local television news and you’ll see crime stoppers and crime reports followed by a plea to call Crime Stoppers with a tip that might...

Veterans’ Honor Wall in Coral Springs

Veterans’ Honor Wall in Coral Springs

  By David Volz Military veterans and their families in Tamarac now have a Veterans’ Honor Wall. On Memorial Day Weekend, the City of Tamarac...

Fourth of July Fun

Fourth of July Fun

Fourth of July fun By David Volz The Fourth of July is a time when people get together to honor the nation, spend time with...

Country Music Starlet Liddy Clark

Country Music Starlet Liddy Clark

Like other 17-year-olds, Liddy Clark enjoys going to the movies or hanging out with friends at the beach. Unlike other teens, though, Liddy goes to...

Sleep Away Camp – Experiences That Last A Life Time

Sleep Away Camp – Experiences That Last A Life Time

[metaslider id=533] The summer before third grade, I was shipped off to Hendersonville, North Carolina, alongside two of my best friends and their 7-year-old younger...

Fight Against Cancer – Sports Team Rally For Young Parklander

Fight Against Cancer – Sports Team Rally For Young Parklander

January 20th was officially Adam Fiorello Day in Parkland, Mayor Michael Udine proclaimed. The young Parkland resident, who turned 22 just the day before, is...

Black History Month – African-Americans Reflect on their Contributions

February is Black History Month, a time to reflect on the accomplishments of the African-American community. Many African-Americans have made substantial contributions to the local...

Stay Healthy Overseas – Remember These Tips to Ensure You Are Well Prepared For Happy And Healthy Travels

Stay Healthy Overseas – Remember These Tips to Ensure You Are Well Prepared For Happy And Healthy Travels

At least 4-6 weeks before traveling, especially somewhere exotic, it is important stay healthy overseas by visiting a travel medicine specialist or a doctor familiar...

Chinese New Year is Bad News for Monkeys

Chinese New Year is Bad News for Monkeys

Suddenly, there it is – a flash of glimmering red scales as the magnificent dragon emerges from the back of the theater. Perfectly in sync...

No More New Year’s Resolutions

  New Year’s resolutions? Bah, humbug! Hardly anyone keeps them beyond a week or so, anyhow—a month at the most. Why bother? I haven’t made...

Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial
Web Statistics