Three Florida nursing schools sold thousands of fake nursing diplomas worth millions in a scheme that allowed aspiring nurses to bypass the required training to become licensed nurses, federal prosecutors have said. The three accredited nursing schools were all located in South Florida. West Palm Beach school involved:West Palm-area nursing...
MORE THAN A YEAR OF DANGEROUS DRIVING AS DELRAY BEACH, BOCA RATON CONSTRUCTION PROJECT AGAIN STALLED. BY: ANDREW COLTON | Editor and Publisher BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2023 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — The construction project that has snarled traffic on Lyons Road between Clint Moore Road and Atlantic Avenue for nearly a year […]
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BOCA RATON, Fla. — A dog found glued to the ground in Boca Raton is now recovering at a local animal rescue. Staff at Tri County Humane Society have named the dog Trooper. Trooper was brought to the clinic by a Good Samaritan who found him on a sidewalk near Yamato Road.
The affordable housing crisis is enormous and impacts the economy, social sector, and quality of life in Tamarac, according to Maxine Calloway, director of the city’s Community Development Department. At the Jan. 23 workshop, she presented a report on a recent study on affordable housing in the county and...
“We have been saving for that firetruck for many years,” said City Manager Kathleen Gunn about a missing hose truck at Tamarac Fire Station 36. Now, Gunn said at the Jan. 23 workshop, the city finally has enough money to order a truck and hopes to do it soon, as delivery takes up to two years.
REMINDER – beginning Friday night at 11 PM. ALL access to and from Glades Road at I-95 will be CLOSED beginning Friday, Jan. 27 at 11pm through Monday, Jan. 30 at 6am for the implementation of FDOT’s new Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) at Glades Road & I-95. Glades...
There is a lot to digest these days concerning the state of Florida and the history of her Black citizens. The Broward County School Board is in shambles. Readers please go to our website and read my thoughts on the current disposition of superintendent Vickie Cartwright as she finagles to try and keep her position; the article is titled ‘It’s overdue; it’s time to make a change’.
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (WSVN) - A group of state lawmakers are taking on hate. They’re introducing a bill that would enhance penalties for antisemitic crimes. Under the proposed state law, actions like tossing hate-filled flyers onto driveways, projecting images like a swastika on a building in West Palm Beach and painting graffiti on signs in Weston, will become felonies.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - The Henry E. Kinney Tunnel in Fort Lauderdale has reopened following a week of work. Crews on Monday shut down Federal Highway between Southeast Second and Seventh streets so they could pour concrete. The roadway reopened to traffic on Friday. The construction work is part...
“This is not a Broward County Issue, This is a National Issue”: Local Leaders Discuss 911 Call System Hub Solution
The city commissions of Coral Springs, Parkland, and Coconut Creek met with county and public safety representatives to discuss a possible hub system, which would make the 911 call system more efficient by streamlining information sharing and reducing response times. The multi-agency workshop on Wednesday featured a presentation from Emerging...
Miramar is one of the Miami metropolitan area’s principal cities, located south of Broward County, Florida. The city is the third largest in Broward County in terms of geographical area and the fifth largest in population. Miramar is ideally located between the metro areas of Fort Lauderdale and Miami...
The City of Deerfield Beach Environmental Services Team would like to advise residents and visitors that the west entrance of the Cove Shopping Center and the northbound lane of SE 15 Ave between SE 4 St and SE 3 Ct will be temporarily closed. The detour is scheduled for the work to be completed at 1500 SE 3 Ct, Deerfield Beach. The detour will last for the next thirty (30) days starting Monday, January 30, 2023, weather permitting. The roads will be closed between the hours of 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Please use the entrances on Hillsboro Blvd for access to The Cove Shopping. Obey all traffic regulations and use the alternate route. We appreciate your cooperation during this construction operation.
Seventy-one days after she was fired, and 42 days after that firing was rescinded, embattled Broward County schools Superintendent Vickie Cartwright agreed to sever ties with the Broward County School Board Tuesday. After a break in Tuesday’s School Board meeting, following one School Board member’s demand for Cartwright’s immediate resignation,...
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GLADES ROAD WILL BE CLOSED ALL WEEKEND. DIVERGING DIAMOND OPENS MONDAY. BY: ANDREW COLTON | Editor and Publisher BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2023 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Glades Road at I-95 will be closed all weekend long, starting around 11 p.m. Friday. To be clear, this isn’t just an overnight closure. All traffic […]
FLORIDA - If you're planning a trip to Florida during winter, you might want to consider some of the warmer places to visit. There are several places to check out in Florida, including Orlando, Key West, Fort Myers, and Miami. Each of these locations offers something different to see and do, so make sure you take some time to plan out your vacation.
As the sun sets on Tuesday, February 14, the City of Parkland unites to honor the 17 lives lost and the Marjory Stoneman Douglas community affected by the school shooting five years prior. The Community Commemoration takes place at Pine Trails Park at 5:30 p.m. featuring a brief ceremony conducted...
Hillsboro Beach – City commissioners had five options for going forward with a regional agreement that will bring much needed sand to the town’s beaches. After studying the numbers – sand and dollar amounts – they endorsed the path favored by their coastal consultants: to purchase 216,855 cubic yards of sand at a cost of $5.6 million.
Get your blankets and lawn chairs ready: Movies in the Park and Groove on the Grass are coming back this spring. The city brings back the free concerts on the lawn of the Tamarac Sports Complex for three Friday shows on March 3, April 21, and May 5, with artists to be announced later. The concerts feature live music from local bands and plenty of on-site food trucks to make the night a dinner and a show.