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May 30, 2013 by Ted Lewis (Register to contact)

Ther will be a memorial service on June 8, 11'00 am at the Embassy Suites on SE 17 St. a get together at the Lauderdale Grill will follow.

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Stranahan High Dragons get a football surprise from Miami Dolphins  Sun Sentinel

The Stranahan High School Mighty Dragons football squad and girls flag football team were the beneficiaries of a big surprise coming from the Miami Dolphins ...



Fort Lauderdale, Stranahan football teams hope to be included in David Beckham's Lockhart Stadium plans  Sun Sentinel

While the city of Fort Lauderdale and David Beckham's Inter Miami CF Major League Soccer club make plans to revitalize Lockhart Stadium for South Florida's ...



These top area basketball teams will face off at the MLK Basketball Classic this weekend  Miami Herald

A bevy of South Florida high school boys basketball talent as well as a few out-of-town teams will come together this holiday weekend as the 24th Annual Dr.



Missing Fort Lauderdale teen featured on new John Walsh investigation series  Sun Sentinel

A 17-year-old girl missing from Fort Lauderdale for almost two years will be featured on "In Pursuit with John Walsh,'' the new Investigations Discovery cable ...



David Beckham has wrecking ball ready for Lockhart Stadium  Sun Sentinel

The David Beckham soccer era in Fort Lauderdale will begin soon, starting with the demolition of two sports stadiums that hosted decades of community ...



Broward to start renovating Stranahan High swimming pool  Sun Sentinel

The swimming pool, closed since 2014, is expected to cost about $1.5 million to renovate.



Assistant principal loses license after lewd texts to student  Sun Sentinel

A former Broward County assistant principal accused of texting a 17-year-old student about booze, drugs and masturbation won't be allowed to work in a Florida ...



School renovations at risk as Broward bond money runs low  Broward Politics

Skyrocketing costs have raised concerns that Broward schools may not have the funds to complete projects in the $800 million bond referendum.



Should Broward's most decrepit schools be fixed ... or torn down?  Sun Sentinel

The costs have doubled for Stranahan High in Fort Lauderdale and Northeast High in Oakland Park.



Inconclusive: The case against a homeless man accused of executing a woman and two teenagers  Sun Sentinel

Miramar Police detectives and Broward State Attorney's Office prosecutors pushed forward on the case against Kevin Pratt despite credible doubts about his ...



Decrepit Stranahan High faces longer wait for repairs  Sun Sentinel

For years, Stranahan High school in Fort Lauderdale has wallowed in disrepair, waiting for much-needed mends to its aging and rusting infrastructure.



Miami Dolphins donation helps light the way at South Plantation High School's stadium  Sun Sentinel

South Plantation High School has been shown the light by the Miami Dolphins and Eaton Corporation after winning the community programming initiative, Light ...



Brian Dassler, youngest Broward teacher of the year, dies at 38  Sun Sentinel

Brian Dassler, Broward County's youngest teacher of the year and a rising star in the education community, died March 20 in Tallahassee. He was 38.



Renovations at Stranahan High won't get going for a year, school district officials say  Sun Sentinel

FORT LAUDERDALE Stranahan High School is on the priority list for renovations, but most of the $18 million worth of work won't start for another year, school ...



3 dilapidated Broward high schools inch closer to repairs  Sun Sentinel

Broward County School projects: Stranahan, Blanche Ely and Northeast High projects could begin next spring.



Girls flag football teams get jump on season with Miami Dolphins Jamboree  Sun Sentinel

For the high school girls flag football teams, the Miami Dolphins Flag Football Jamboree signifies the start of the season as teams got an opportunity to play in ...



Broward school district may seek tax hike to pay for teacher raises  Sun Sentinel

Facing a nearly $15 million shortfall, Broward school officials say there may be only one way to give teachers a raise — ask the public for a tax increase.



Broward County School Board Elects Heather P. Brinkworth as Chair and Donna P. Korn as Vice Chair  TAPinto.net

Parkland, FL- Today, Tuesday, November 20, 2018, The School Board of Broward County, Florida, elected Heather P. Brinkworth (District 3) as Chair and Donna ...



14 years later, mold still plagues teachers and students in Broward schools  Sun Sentinel

Fourteen years after a grand jury ordered Broward schools to take control of the mold consuming its buildings, the district has no way to determine whether all of ...



Broward middle school girls tourney a slam dunk success  Sun Sentinel

It was quite the finish to 2017 for middle school girls basketball teams from throughout Broward County. When the final whistle had blown at Stranahan High ...



Broward again revises dates for school repairs under bond program  Sun Sentinel

Three years after Broward County voters approved an $800 million bond referendum, construction has yet to start, and a new report lists more delays.



Former Stranahan, MLB pitcher John Hope dies at 47  Sun Sentinel

Former Stranahan and Major League Baseball pitcher with the Pittsburgh Pirates, John Hope, died at 47 on Wednesday.



Broward school bond program: Why did so much go wrong?  Sun Sentinel

Broward school bond: A series of problems have resulted in no construction more than a year after passage.



High-schooler expelled for cursing hires civil rights lawyer with help from Wade family  Miami Herald

American Heritage School basketball player Cyrus Nance, expelled from the school for cursing at a coach, has retained prominent attorney Benjamin Crump ...



Broward school bond: Costs double for Cypress Bay High expansion  Sun Sentinel

It will cost taxpayers twice as much as originally estimated to relieve overcrowding at Cypress Bay High in Weston, raising questions about whether the Broward ...



Stranahan pool being fixed after long delay  Sun Sentinel

After years of waiting for needed repairs, Stranahan High School should soon see one project completed: repairs on the pool, which has been closed for safety ...



Stranahan, King's cheerleading teams impress  Sun Sentinel

FORT LAUDERDALE -- Stranahan High School girls cheerleading coach Sylvia Adams-Johnson was understandably nervous going into Saturday's Region 4 ...



Saying goodbye, and asking life’s hard questions, to my biggest fan | Rosemary O’Hara  Sun Sentinel

Rosemary O'Hara, the Sun Sentinel editorial page editor, writes about meeting Lin Wallace, her biggest fan, as she faced death and reflected on life.



Driftwood Cardinals soar to middle school boys volleyball county title  Sun Sentinel

Over the course of six weeks, Driftwood Middle School boys volleyball coach Linda Gancitano saw an amazing transformation as her team took off on a flight ...



Police haven't ruled out murder in disappearance of teen missing since May  Local 10

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A South Florida mother is living in her own personal nightmare. "It's been very, very stressful," Nicole Twist told Local 10 News.



Body of missing Lauderdale woman found  Broward Politics

Cherie Lynn Solomon Shields, 43, of Fort Lauderdale was missing two weeks when her body turned up about 10 blocks from where she vanished on a busy ...



Broward Boulevard shifts north for more bridge work  Sun Sentinel

Eastbound traffic using new westbound lanes of Broward Boulevard over North Fork of New River.



Driftwood Middle team wins first Broward County boys' volleyball title in school history  Sun Sentinel

Driftwood Middle School boys' volleyball coach Linda Gancitano thought it would be a rebuilding year. There were no returning players on a Cardinals' team ...



Vikings map perfect course en route to middle school boys' roundball crown  Sun Sentinel

Stranahan High School holds a special place in Bennett Wyche's heart, and his recent return to his alma mater only reinforced that. Wyche, who graduated from ...



Fort Lauderdale police chief Adderley to step down, take job at Sheriff's Office  Sun Sentinel

After more than three decades serving the city of Fort Lauderdale, Police Chief Frank Adderley said Wednesday he is leaving to join the Broward Sheriff's Office.



Chris Smith All-Star Classic features inaugural Senior Bowl showcase  Sun Sentinel

For many of the outgoing players in the Florida Youth Football League (FYFL), it was both an emotional and historical occasion as they were involved in the ...



Pompano Middle Bengals enjoy third perfect hoops season in school history  Sun Sentinel

The Pompano Beach Middle School girls' basketball team has had only two other perfect seasons in its history. This year's run to perfection brought with it ...



Major lane shift coming to Broward Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale  Sun Sentinel

Broward Boulevard to shift north to temporary bridge over New River.



Middle school student-athletes earn county recognition  Sun Sentinel

An elite group of middle school student-athletes from Broward County gathered at Stranahan High School to be recognized and awarded for their academic ...



Dillard girls successfully defend basketball title  Sun Sentinel

In the three years Dillard Middle School has been open, the girls' basketball team has only lost once. Eighth-grader Whitni Sapp came through with a game-high ...



Overseer of Broward school bond quits; delays feared  Sun Sentinel

Broward facilities chief Derek Messier, who was overseeing the $800 million bond effort, has resigned to spend time with family.



Wildcats claim Broward County basketball title  Sun Sentinel

As the final buzzer sounded, William Dandy Middle School eighth-grader Nicholas Bennett choked back tears. The starting point guard couldn't contain his ...



School principal killed in motorcycle crash remembered as dedicated educator, mother  Sun Sentinel

Following her tragic death, Jamie Gaito Maradiaga, the school principal at Croissant Park Elementary in Fort Lauderdale, is being remembered as an ...



He Was Just Appointed To The South Florida Water District, But Who Is “Alligator Ron?”  WUFT

An emergency alert rang through Davie Elementary, a wooden two-room schoolhouse built so long ago that it's now a museum. Ron Bergeron was in the first ...



Database: 2016 South Florida school grades - South Florida Sun-Sentinel  Sun Sentinel

The Florida Department of education released its grades for schools across the state on Friday. Use the table below to see how schools in South Florida ...



Driftwood Cardinals soar to top perch in middle school boys volleyball  Sun Sentinel

Driftwood Middle School boys volleyball coach Linda Gancitano puts her team through different meditation techniques before each contest.



Lions claw to runner-up finish in county volleyball  Sun Sentinel

For the Lyons Creek Middle School boys' volleyball team, a runner-up finish in the county tournament was a source of pride. The Coconut Creek based-Lions ...



Broward Education Foundation Inductees to the 2015 Hall of Fame of Distinguished Alumni  South Florida Reporter

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Broward Education Foundation has announced the inductees to the 2015 Hall of Fame of Distinguished Alumni, which honors ...



Patricia Good for Broward County School Board District 2 | Opinion  Sun Sentinel

Patricia Good has been an effective member of the Broward County School Board since 2010, helping to improve student performance, expand educational ...



Tequesta Trace Middle School girls prevail in county playoffs despite tragedy  Sun Sentinel

Tequesta Trace Middle School volleyball coach Julie Sikorski knew her girls would be playing with heavy hearts, and she couldn't have been more proud of their ...



Deaths in Central Florida: 12/10  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.



Broward College Foundation Names Hall of Distinction Honorees  South Florida Reporter

The Broward College Foundation recently announced its Hall of Distinction honorees, eight Broward College alumni selected from 80 applicants, who were ...



Fort Lauderdale diver 'humbled' by Oscar win for 'The Cove'  Sun-Sentinel

Greg "Moondog" Mooney, of Fort Lauderdale, watched the Academy Awards Sunday night like most of us did: With a small gathering of friends at someone's ...



Broward students receive teen mentoring honors  Sun Sentinel

The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy recently honored 15 Broward County Public Schools students with its Teen Trendsetters Excellence Award for ...



Red Eye Entertainment : Shaping the community through entertainment and giving back  Westside Gazette

Red Eye Entertainment : Shaping the community through entertainment and giving back. By Dierra Wright. Local community mogul and founder of Red Eye ...



Deaths in Central Florida: 1/11  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.



Schools grades released: Palm Beach performs best in South Florida  Sun Sentinel

Florida's public schools received their 2015 grades Friday – months later than usual – amid criticism the marks were flawed and incomplete. Broward schools ...



USF Football Player Profile: #94 DE Kirk Livingstone  The Daily Stampede

Career profile of USF defensive end Kirk Livingstone.



Dillard Middle Panthers leap to first girls' county hoops title  Sun Sentinel

Fort Lauderdale's Genovea Johnson dedicated herself to improving every aspect of her game following Dillard Middle School's loss to Westglades in the county ...



Weston cycling crash caused by alligator carcass sidelines spirited two-sport competitor  Sun Sentinel

The most sevely injured among a group of bicyclists that slid on the remains of an alligator in Weston is Tim Nicholls, probably South Florida's winningest ...



After dragging, Dasyl Rios's family wants help and hope  Sun Sentinel

The world saw her daughter being dragged by her ankle shackles through the Broward courthouse, but Dasyl Rios' mother wants people to know about her ...



Remains of Plantation man killed in Vietnam War finally coming home  Miami Hurricanes

With only two weeks left in his Vietnam War combat mission, Air Force Sgt. James Harold Alley sent a letter to his family in Plantation, promising to see them ...



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