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  • Golfer, 12, finishes second for Low Net honors

    For the first time in almost a decade, the 45th annual Broward Women's Amateur Golf Tournament at Jacaranda Golf Club in Plantation featured an opportunity for junior golfers to play.

    While Fort Lauderdale’s Andrea Kraus fought off blustery conditions and some rain to card a two-day total of 156...



  • Get free citizenship application assistance at upcoming sessions

    One weekend a month for the next three months, a coalition of local organizations, lawyers and elected officials will offer free assistance to permanent residents applying to be American citizens. But there are some requirements.

    Florida Immigrant Coalition, a Miami-based immigrant advocacy group,...



  • I just sing for fun | Opinion

    I may never sing again. Yes, that’s the dramatic first line of this column. And here’s the last line: So all I have left to show for all this is too much mascara to remove. Should I fill in the blanks?

    I remember the day Jeff spots a small article announcing auditions for a possible new senior...



  • 'Voice your opinion': Martial arts dojo teaches kids to combat bullying

    Many students have to face bullying on a daily basis, whether it's in schools or in their own neighborhoods. That's always been a reality. How they are learning to deal with it is something new.

    Karate America is one of the martial arts dojos in Broward County that regularly works with children...



  • American Heritage alum, FSU pass rusher Brian Burns picked by Panthers in first round of NFL draft

    American Heritage grad and Florida State defensive end Brian Burns was the third Broward County high school football player taken in the NFL draft as the Carolina Panthers selected him with the No. 16 pick in the first round on Thursday night.

    Burns went after fellow Broward County products in ...



  • Weston middle school golfer runner-up at national Drive, Putt and Chip contest

    A Weston middle school student reached the grandest stage and took second in the country in a national golfing competition.

    Sunrise’s Ariana Silva recently took second place in her 10-11 age group at the Drive, Putt and Chip contest at the Masters in Augusta, Georgia.

    Silva, 11, a sixth-grader...



  • Athletics baseball squad developing skills while winning

    The Athletics are young and hungry to learn the various nuances of America’s favorite pastime and the results are starting to show on the field of play. The team of 9- and 10-year olds has been together for three years as members of the Plantation Stars Travel Baseball organization. They joined...



  • Weekday Warbirds Golf Club a hole-in-one for retirees

    A group of retirees is leading the good life as members of the Weekday Warbirds Golf Club. The 9-year-old club was started by Mike Good, of Weston, with the goal of friendly competition, camaraderie and golfing at a low cost. The diversified club is composed of all races and creeds and the common...



  • Plantation student honored at Miami Heat game with a college scholarship

    Plantation High School senior Marcus Walker has become a big Miami Heat and BankUnited fan courtesy of being the recipient of a $5,000 scholarship presented to him and four other South Florida students.

    The HEAT Scholarships program presented by BankUnited has been giving South Florida high school...



  • Don't repeat daylight saving time mistake | Opinion

    Logic dictates that the sun should be out when it's about 7 a.m. but daylight saving time dictates otherwise — at least during much of the school year.

    But even when the sun's not out, the children are — usually waiting for a school bus or carpool.

    It's a lesson from the past that most of the Florida...



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