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Urban Farming Institute

Urban Farming Institute

Healthy Living Begins With Nutritious Food Grown Everyday, Everywhere, For Everybody Producer Gabriel Tyner heads out to the Institute for seeding 101 and to learn more about the program in our own backyard. The Urban Farming Institute is a registered 501© (3) tax exempt non profit organization located in Oakland Park, FL. UFI serves as a regional education, demonstration, and resource center for educators, health practitioners, gardeners, farmers, and producers interested in growing food in an urban setting. We help […]

by · August 29, 2015 · Broward County, Lifestyle
Broward County Commission Meeting

Broward County Commission Meeting

There will be an important Broward County Board of County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, August 11. Please RSVP below if you can make it and show your support! Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 Time: 2PM Location: County Commission Chambers 115 South Andrews Ave, Room 430 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 *To speak, complete a “Comments by the Public” card and give it to the Public Affairs representative seated near the speaker’s podium. Click Here to RSVP

by · August 10, 2015 · Broward County, Education, Events
Boil water advisory issued for Fort Lauderdale, Oakland Park, Wilton Manors, other cities

Boil water advisory issued for Fort Lauderdale, Oakland Park, Wilton Manors, other cities

By the Sun-Sentinel – The city of Fort Lauderdale has issued a boil water advisory for several area municipalities and neighborhoods after an untreated water sample at one of South Florida’s water source wells tested positive for E. coli bacteria, officials said. The order was issued late Saturday and remains in effect until further notice. In addition to the city of Fort Lauderdale, the advisory pertains to Oakland Park, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Port Everglades Authority, Village of Sea Ranch Lakes, Wilton Manors […]

by · August 10, 2015 · Broward County, Consumer
Here’s where to have a blast this 4th of July in Broward County

Here’s where to have a blast this 4th of July in Broward County

It is that time of year again to oohh and ahh with 4th of July Fireworks. Here are this year’s locations for Broward County           Coral Springs: Enjoy some special moments to remember with family and friends at Mullins Park during this Fourth of July celebration. Food and activities will be available starting at 6 p.m. before the fireworks display at 9 p.m. There is a $3 parking fee. Mullins Park, 10180 NW 29th St. 954-345-2200. […]

Shaq’s $2,500 Fund Raiser For Broward’s Sheriff

Shaq’s $2,500 Fund Raiser For Broward’s Sheriff

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 28, 2015 – Broward Sheriff Scott Israel has some high profile friends. Late last year, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler co-hosted a re-election fund raiser for Israel. The connection was Richie Supra, the former Aerosmith guitarist who now lives in Plantation and who performed at Israel’s swearing in ceremony. Aerosmith fans paid $1,000-a-head to mix with Tyler, Supra….and Israel. Now another friend of the sheriff’s, retired basketball star Shaquelle O’Neal, is headlining a $2,500-per-person fundraiser […]

“Mystery Man” Running For Broward Sheriff: I’m Only True Democrat

“Mystery Man” Running For Broward Sheriff: I’m Only True Democrat

By RedBroward, Special to EyesOnNews.com,June 24, 2015 – In his first message to voters, Edison Jules, the “Mystery Man” running against Broward Sheriff Scott Israel, claims to be the only “true Democrat” in the race. Follwing a month of stories revealing his controversial law enforcement career in Ohio, Jules launched a website and Facebook page promoting his controversial bid for the 2016 Democrat nomination for Broward Sheriff. Jules highlights his Haitian heritage, political skills and police work as reasons Broward voters should support […]

by · June 24, 2015 · Broward County, Crime, election, News, Politics
Roxanne Valies, right, with former Gov Charlie Crist and State Rep Hazelle Rogers in 2014

State Levies Ridiculous Fine Against FL House Candidate

By RedBroward, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 23, 2015 – What happens when a Florida House Candidate fails to obey elections laws? The State of Florida issues them a $62.50 fine and a few sternly worded letters. Last month, REDBROWARD revealed Florida House District 95 candidate Roxanne Vailes failed to file her required campaign financial report. Valies, a Democrat ally of current District 95 representative Hazelle Rogers, should have filed the report on May 11, 2015. She finally filed her report on June 10, 2015. […]

by · June 23, 2015 · Broward County, election, News, Politics
A synthetic drug known as "bath salts," spills out of a bottle in an image released by the Drug Enforcement Agency. (FILE)

Two charged with possession and intent to sell Flakka

MIAMI June 19, 2015 – Two central Florida men were indicted Thursday for conspiracy to import alpha-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone (A-PVP), also known as Flakka, from China. The charges resulted from an investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Fort Lauderdale Police Department and the Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO). Michael J. Hernandez, 25, from Orlando, and Jonell Philip Vega-Mercado, 19, from Clermont, were charged with conspiracy to import and possession with […]

by · June 19, 2015 · Broward County, Crime, Featured, Government, News
Sgt. Willie Jones

Broward Sheriff Scott Israel Gets Another Democrat Opponent

By RedBroward, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 18, 2015 – On Tuesday, Broward Sheriff Scott Israel picked up another Democrat challenger when Willie Jones of Coconut Creek filed his campaign paperwork. Jones is the second Democrat running against Israel. “Mystery Man” Edison Jules of Ohio/NY/Florida entered the race last month. Last January, the Westside Gazette published a glowing review of Jones’ retirement from the Broward Sheriff’s Office. ” Citations, proclamations and reflections were heartfelt and varied, coming from dignitaries such as former Pompano Beach Commissioner Woodrow […]

Broward Supervisor Of Elections Headlined Partisan Discussion For Potential Candidates

Broward Supervisor Of Elections Headlined Partisan Discussion For Potential Candidates

By RedBroward, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 18, 2015 – In another stunning example of partisan behavior, Broward Supervisor of Elections (SOE) Brenda Snipes headlined a Democrat panel for political candidates at a conference organized by her office’s attorney. Snipes was the part of the “Running for Office and Promoting Issue-Based Campaigns” session at the 2014 South Florida Women Of Color Empowerment Conference in Fort Lauderdale. As REDBROWARD reported last week, the group is the brainchild of Burnadette Norris Weeks, Snipes’ “right-hand” private contract […]

by · June 18, 2015 · Broward County, Featured, News, Politics
Broward Candidate Files Late, Tells State She Lives Outside House District

Broward Candidate Files Late, Tells State She Lives Outside House District

By RedBroward, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 16, 2015 – Nearly one month after it was due, Florida House District 95 candidate Roxanne Y. Valies finally filed her April 2015 campaign financial report. Last month, REDBROWARD reported on the May 12th “Fail To File” letter from the Florida Division of Elections ordering her to explain why her report was not filed. Valies would be fined $50 a day for the first three days the report is late. If the report is not filed after three […]

Nabil El Sanadi – Broward Health’s Million Dollar CEO!

Nabil El Sanadi – Broward Health’s Million Dollar CEO!

By Dan Lewis of BrwdHealth For EyesOnNews.com, June 15, 2015 – Dr. Nabil El Sanadi, crying poverty, is Broward Health’s highest paid CEO in history with over one million dollars in “active” compensation by including his “part-time” work and his full-time position as CEO.  This for a person who has never managed a hospital let alone one of the largest public hospital systems in the nation. Last April 2015, I wrote two posts about Dr. El Sanadi’s appointment and contract as Broward […]