Archive for March, 2013

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Springlike Easter Sunday, Summerlike Week Ahead

Springlike Easter Sunday, Summerlike Week Ahead

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com, Meteorologist – South Florida is feeling like spring this Easter Sunday, but it will feel more like summer during the workweek. Sunday features sun, clouds, a pleasant breeze, and afternoon highs near 80. But winds will shift to the south, bringing humidity, a chance of rain, and highs in the low to mid 80s on Monday. Temperatures climb a bit on Tuesday, and by late week, we’ll see slightly sticky mornings, highs in the mid to upper […]

by · March 31, 2013 · Featured, Weather

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This is a test of the quotes…i would normally write something here and then say …here’s what the school board said: “The Atlantic Technical High School TechTigers robotic team competed against 45 schools from around the country, Mexico and the Dominican Republic to win the FIRST Robotics Competition South Florida Regional held on March 30, 2013, at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale. FIRST (an acronym meaning For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is designed to […]

by · March 30, 2013 · Featured
Palm Beach road work through April 5

Palm Beach road work through April 5

Palm Beach County – Palm Beach County traffic will be affected this week by ongoing construction projects and maintenance work, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) officials report. Weather permitting;closures will be in effect on I-95 and in other areas throughout Palm Beach County for construction activities. For around-the-clock, real-time, I-95 traffic information, call 511. To view real-time video of I-95 in Palm Beach County, visit the Florida Department of Transportation’s Palm Beach SMART SunGuide Transportation Management Center (TMC) website at www.smartsunguide.com. FDOT and […]

I-595 Express Corridor road work through April 5

I-595 Express Corridor road work through April 5

Sunday, March 31- Friday, April 5   One lane on the ramp from Florida’s Turnpike to I-595 / SR 84 / SR 7 will be closed nightly from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.   Sunday, March 31- Monday, April 1   One lane of southbound Florida’s Turnpike between the Peters Road overpass and I-595 interchange will be closed from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. and two lanes will be closed from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.   Monday, April 1- […]

Spring Is Back

Spring Is Back

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews, Meteorologist (March 30,2013) – South Florida is finally enjoying some springtime temperatures as March comes to a close. Saturday’s mildly cool start is giving way to sun and clouds, warmer breezes, and afternoon highs in the upper 70s. Easter Sunday will feature sunrise temperatures in the low to mid 60s. Look for afternoon temperatures to approach or just top 80 degrees. Monday will see rain chances increase along with temperatures, kicking off an early April stretch of […]

by · March 30, 2013 · Featured, Weather
Sign up for Coral Springs Police Rape Aggression Defense program

Sign up for Coral Springs Police Rape Aggression Defense program

Coral Springs (March 29,2013) – The Coral Springs Police Department is once again offering its Rape Aggression Defense program. This program is perfect for women ages 13 and older who are interested in being empowered in the event they are faced with a potentially dangerous situation. RAD focuses on repetition, practice and muscle memory to help women survive during a struggle. Participants have a chance to practice what they learn during live scenarios. The class meets on four consecutive Tuesdays, and […]

Palm Beach starts “Bad Guys / Bad Guns Program”

Palm Beach starts “Bad Guys / Bad Guns Program”

Palm Beach County (March 29, 2013) – Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, the Chiefs of Police in Palm Beach County, and Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County, Inc. have partnered together to implement the Bad Guys/Bad Guns Program, which provides a reward for every confidential tip made to Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County, Inc. that leads to an arrest, and the recovery of a gun in Palm Beach County. Not a gun buy-back program (which we view as largely ineffective in removing […]

by · March 29, 2013 · Crime, Featured, News, Palm Beach County

Watch as thief breaks into home and steals guns along with TV

Pompano Beach (March 29,2013) – The break-in wasn’t impressive, but detectives want to catch the thief who stole two firearms from a Pompano Beach residence. Just after midnight on February 25, the suspect broke into the home at 3160 N.W. 1 Ave. by smashing out the bathroom window in the rear of the home.  Grainy video from the home’s surveillance camera shows one suspect walking through the home. He ransacked the property and fled with a flat screen TV, silver coins […]

by · March 29, 2013 · Broward County, Crime, Featured, News, Videos
Miramar & BSO team up in “Gun Buyback Program”

Miramar & BSO team up in “Gun Buyback Program”

Miramar (March 29,2013) – The City of Miramar Police Department, Broward Sheriff’s Office of West Park/Pembroke Park and Broward Crime Stoppers have joined Commissioner Davis and West Park’s Vice Mayor Felisha Brunson in hosting a gun buyback event in the city of Miramar. According to Commissioner Davis, “I think it is very important that as a City we do our part in helping to get unwanted guns of the streets and preventing them from getting into the wrong hands.” The buyback […]

by · March 29, 2013 · Broward County, Crime, Events, Featured
“Jekyll & Hyde” at the Kravis Center

“Jekyll & Hyde” at the Kravis Center

By Bill Hirschman, FloridaTheaterOnStage.com (March 29,2013) – Let’s get it out of the way: Shaggy Constantine Maroulis is far better than you expect in the title role of this Broadway-bound revival of Jekyll & Hyde ending its national tour at the Kravis Center – although that might not be saying much. He’s totally miscast and is unlikely to get another Tony acting nomination as he did inexplicably for Rock of Ages. But he’s giving it his earnest all in the vocal division and he […]

It’s mating season for the Giant Pandas

It’s mating season for the Giant Pandas

Smithsonian National Zoo (March 29,2013) – Breeding season has arrived! Mei Xiang and Tian Tian are exhibiting behaviors indicating that they are ready to breed; and Mei Xiang’s hormones have begun to rise. That rise indicates that she is in estrus. Our giant panda breeding team — including Zoo keepers, reproductive scientists, veterinarians and Chinese colleagues — is in place and waiting. Mei Xiang and Tian Tian will have an opportunity to breed naturally, but if no competent breeding is […]

by · March 29, 2013 · Animals, Education, Featured, News
“Breakfast for Broward’s Orphans” raises almost $6,000

“Breakfast for Broward’s Orphans” raises almost $6,000

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (March 29, 2013) – Nearly 75 people joined together at the Heart Gallery of Broward County’s “Breakfast for Broward’s Orphans” on March 14 to celebrate the organization’s success in helping to find homes for over 50 children in 2012. During the event, which took place at The Capital Grille at The Galleria Mall in Fort Lauderdale, almost $6,000 was raised to support the Heart Gallery of Broward County. AutoNation and The Capital Grille sponsored the event. Bishop Thomas […]