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Youth Mentorship Program – Sponsored by PNA

By Xena Menezes Mr. Scott Brook and his daughter Samantha Brook started the Youth Mentoring Program at the beginning of the pandemic to give the youth in our community a…
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Son Battling Unknown New Cancer; Mom Releases Inspirational Memoir

Every parent’s desire is for their child to live a happy and healthy life, free of as many complications as possible. Coral Springs mother of five, Destiny Haggett, is no…
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Maximize Your Claim

Founded in November of 1996, Continental Public Adjusters  and attorneys from Flores & Pelaez-Prada PLLC  has helped thousands of Floridians navigate the property damage claims process. Continental Public Adjusters, Inc.…
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Remembering 911

By Douglas Eaton A majority of stories about 9/11 begin with people turning on the TV to see what was happening. In my case, a bunch of us from the…
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Local Artist Joseph Gormley’s First Art Show Will Support Community Mental Health

By Ashley Ferraro Joseph Gormley doesn’t ask for much, aside from the opportunity to give back to his community. A local school custodian, Joseph came to America from Scotland in…
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20 Years Later … The Effects of 9/11 Are Felt More than Ever

By Ashley Ferraro As we approach the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Coral Springs residents and retired NYPD members Irving and Maria Rodriguez remind us of the many reasons we should…
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Class of 2021-2022

It's that time again! Between sales, supplies and a rush for the newest and coolest of what's "in" for students, many families find themselves focusing the majority of their energy…
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Parkland Soccer Expects Massive Turnout For 2021 Season

By Ashley Ferraro Parkland Soccer is back in full swing, with registration now open to youth of all age groups up to 18 years old. For more than three decades,…
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Outstanding IB Results at North Broward Preparatory School Showcase Nord Anglia Difference in Education

Parkland residents Leo Gordon, III and his blended family (5 kids) have been celebrating the 10 year anniversary of their Company MVP Environmental Solutions since last January. A full service…
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Water, Mold or Fire Damage

Parkland residents Leo Gordon, III and his blended family (5 kids) have been celebrating the 10 year anniversary of their Company MVP Environmental Solutions since last January. A full service…
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Health Lunches for Optimal Learning

By Dr. Rosemarie Rutecki, PharmD, IFMCP Today we are going to be talking about how to pack healthy school lunches and how to get fruit and veg delivery. I know…
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Coral Springs Youth Soccer Plans its Biggest Season Yet

Coral Springs Youth Soccer has been bringing families together for more than 40 years. Above all, the league is dedicated to developing a fun and rewarding experience for players of…
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Here We Go Again!!

By Shellie Miller – Farrugia It’s that time of year that many parents dread. Traffic slows to a crawl every weekday morning, backpacks filled with papers, permission slips and sales…
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Changing Our World by Reaching Our Communities

By Pastor Steve Daigle Our world is a busy place and there is always something trying to capture our attention. Many of us desire to make a change in the…
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Summer is in Full Swing

By Broward County Vice-Mayor Michael Udine Broward County has many activities that will help you cool off. From camps for the kids, beach days, and travel options out of the…
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A Mother’s Mission… Share Water Safety

Twelve years after the tragic drowning of their 19-month-old daughter, Edna Mae, Cassie and her husband, Shannon McGovern, almost immediately founded the McGovern Foundation (501c3) with the mission statement, “Raising…
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It’s Not A Burden

At some point in our adult lives, life seems to get into a rhythm that we follow, navigating situations based on life experience, instinct, and advice from trusted friends and…
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It Ain’t Over Til It’s Over!

Summer is in full swing, and South Florida offers a variety of fun filled activities that are ideal for families with children of all ages. Butterfly World in Coconut Creek…
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Some Traditions Should Never End… – The Right & Duty of Flag Folding

Article & Photos by Cheri Tishman Flag Day is celebrated June 14. It is a day to commemorate the birth of our flag and also to remind ourselves to the…
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Parkland Fishing Derby

The City of Parkland Annually holds a three-part youth fishing tournament at the fishing pier at Pine Trails Park in the heart of the city. With fishing dates in June,…
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Brave Beginnings

By Shellie Miller – Farrugia Mid-summer is a great time to reflect on the past and look ambitiously toward the future. More than 200 years ago, the families who ventured…
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Butterfly Ball for Liberty Children’s Home

It’s time to get out of the house and start having fun again, and this group of Parkland ladies wants to make sure you have a roaring good time while…
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Broward County is the Place to Be!

Broward County Vice-Mayor Michael Udine Broward County is on the move.  Investing in the future, creating sustainable job growth, and working with leading stakeholders to create a strong economy that…
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Excellence Begins with Great Educators Summit Academy

By Ashely Ferraro Since its inception nearly two years ago, Summit Academy Charter School has demonstrated what distinction in education looks like. The educators at Summit are encouraged to exercise…
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Get in on the fun!

Cub Scouting is a fun, family-oriented program that welcomes boys and girls in Kindergarten to 5th grade. Unlike sports, scouting offers year-round activities and events such as camping, hiking, fishing…
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Are You Prepared?

There is no doubt, sometime in the future, South Florida will be visited by another hurricane. Count on it. As Hurricane Season began on June 1 and ends November 30,…
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Focused on Fair Compensation

If you’ve ever had property damage, then you know what it’s like to deal with insurance companies. Many homeowners assume that they need to take what they are offered ……
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Open 7 Days A Week • FREE OF CHARGE • Walk-Ins Welcome

By Coral Springs Community Representatives: Shauna Smith & Laila Subeih Eagle's Haven is a center dedicated to community wellness created on March 26, 2019, following the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman…
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Paternal Provisions

By Shellie Miller - Farrugia What is special about fathers? When we think about our own existence, the parent that first comes to mind is usually our mom…I mean she’s…
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Claim Your Healthcare Stimulus

Apple Insurance & Florida Blue are proud to announce the new Special Enrollment Period and the American Rescue Plan and what they mean for you! The Special Enrollment Period is…
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Why Hire a Business Coach?

By Michael Dill, Business Coach Warren Buffett is considered one of the greatest investors of all time and is ranked among the wealthiest people in the world with a net…
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What Is Functional Medicine?

Introducing Dr. Rosemarie Rutecki, PharmD, IFMCP Functional Medicine determines how and why illness occurs and restores health by addressing each individual's root causes. What's it like to work with a…
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Parkland Rangers Now registering for the 2021 Season

By Stacy Case The Parkland Rangers are sure ready for some football and registration is open! Coming off the heels of two of its teams having advanced into the second…
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Parkland Flag Football Is Looking Forward To Yet Another Strong Season

By Ashley Ferraro Parkland Flag Football has played a vital role in encouraging children and families to get involved for decades. The kids are given the opportunity to come out…
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Mother’s style

By Shellie Miller - Farrugia When we're talking about fashion and style, the image that usually comes to mind is of a female. Although there are talented male designers, the…
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Returning to Preventative Health Care – We’re Ready to Welcome You

By Andrew Ta, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Broward Health While people used to view the different long term care options for seniors only, over the past year, many individuals and…
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Claim Your Healthcare Stimulus!

Apple Insurance & Florida Blue are proud to announce the new Special Enrollment Period and the American Rescue Plan and what they mean for you! The Special Enrollment Period is…
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Backyard Pool? Focus on Water Safety!

By Cassie McGovern, McGovern Foundation, Inc What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about a relaxing day by the pool or maybe even the beach?…
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Parkland Redhawks ‘Net’ 2021 Season

By Stacy Case After only a short-lived 2020 season, the Parkland RedHawks Lacrosse program picked up the pieces after Covid’s wrath last year and is already in the middle of…
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Light it Up Blue!

By Barbara Gobbi This April, millions of people will recognize Autism Awareness Month. This complex neurological developmental disorder affects language and communication, social interaction, motor skills, obsessive tendencies, and repetitive…
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Spring Soccer Club Takes Player Development To The Next level

By Ashley Ferraro Springs Soccer Club, the official travel soccer program in Coral Springs, offers comprehensive player development both on and off the field with the help of a professional…
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Have Confidence in a Positive Outcome

By Scott I. Brook, P.A. Life and divorce can be so tough and unfair. Kids suffer. Parents suffer. A defence lawyer knows it all. What can we ALL possibly do…
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Spring, The Season of New Beginnings

By Andrea Goff Spring, a time of new life and fresh beginnings, is an opportunity for us to look at our lifestyles and assess areas that need change. Interestingly, in…
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Introducing the Coral Springs Community Representatives & the newest extension to the mental wellness networking association

THE ORGANIZATION: Mental Wellness Networking Alliance Through our mental wellness networking alliance, we aim to educate the public and raise aware-ness for all things mental health. You can also try…
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Join the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Parkland, Coral Springs, Margate and Coconut Creek for a Future Free of Cancer

Event celebrates those touched by cancer, remembers loved ones lost, and takes action for lifesaving change The American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay For Life of Parkland, Coral Springs, Margate and…
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Every Day is Random Acts of Kindness Day

How can we help each other? What does a community look like during a global pandemic? How have needs changed when businesses have been shuttered? FISH Mending Nets, Inc. is…
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Celebrating 19 Years!

By Shellie Miller-Farrugia The Spectator Magazine In all of our 19 years, this last one has been especially memorable. If I had to list all the reasons, it would take…
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Parkland Challenger Baseball Helps Special Needs Children and Adults Get Involved with Sports

By Ashley Ferraro Challenger Baseball has been thriving in Broward County for 30 years and has recently expanded its league to Parkland. A division of Little League, Challenger is an…
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Sellers Have the Upper Hand in Today’s Housing Market

By Bill Sohl Homeowners in the Coral Springs/Parkland area certainly have reasons to celebrate! Home values have soared, and inventory has plummeted during 2020. There is no doubt it is…
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Trust Builds Love

By Lisa May For months we’ve had rioting in the streets, elections at the highest level in our nation inundated with accusations of fraud, churches and business partnerships fractured over…
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