| Sep 12, 2013
Three teachers at Western High School in Davie are being charged with failing to report an alleged rape that a 15-year-old girl described in a class essay.
The State Attorney's Office filed misdemeanor charges in August against Cathy Schwartz, 35, of...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Once a week, two groups gather at the Parkland Library and Tamarac Community Center for two hours where volunteer Janice Indek provides a topic to be explored through their writing. The topic is used as a creative platform for personal discovery, though...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Wednesday is the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks and plane crashes at New York City's World Trade Center, in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania and at the Pentagon.
My colleague Steve Coate compiled this list of remembrance events in...
| Sep 9, 2013
Q: The worst road I've driven on is State Road 7 between Commercial Boulevard and just south of Broward Boulevard in both directions. You miss every traffic signal. As you sit at one intersection, you can see the next intersection has a green light....
| Sep 8, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Last week: The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance reported continued job diversification in Broward, announcing that Citrix is adding 200 information technology jobs at its Fort Lauderdale location. In August alone, the Alliance working with our cities,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:09 AM
This is what you get for paying $350-a-month rent in Tamarac: Bedroom, cable, use of kitchen and laundry room -- plus your creepy landlord secretly videotaping you when you're naked, reports the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
And you also apparently get...
| Sep 1, 2013
Property owners may be surprised when they look at the estimated tax bills arriving in their mailboxes: Despite the rollout of the federal Affordable Care Act, they're still obligated to pay taxes to a Broward hospital district.
"Obamacare is supposed...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Tamarac City Commissioner Patte Atkins-Grad is such a minor figure in such an obscure locale that, under normal circumstances, she wouldn’t even amount to a blip on the radar screen.
But her behavior and tenacity make her a standout —...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:57 AM
A Coral Springs parent says his daughter and a group of classmates were dropped off miles away from their homes and in the wrong city by their school bus on the first day of class.
Wilson Cisneros said his daughter, a sixth-grader at Forest Glen Middle,...
| Aug 11, 2013
I am envious of New York and New Yorkers today.
This is coming from someone who has written more than his share of columns about obnoxious New Yorkers.
But I am envious today of their politicians.
They have mayoral candidates who text sexually...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:32 AM
Shameless self-promotion alert: I'll be appearing on TV this weekend, as a guest on the weekly current affairs show Issues with Helen Ferre.
The show airs on Ch. 2 (WPBT), the local PBS affiliate, tonight (Friday) at 7:30 p.m. and replays at 12:30 p.m....