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Thomas B Eisaman - class of 1971

November 18, 2018 by Shelly Eisaman (Register to contact)

I regret to tell you all that my brother and best friend passed away on November 16, 2012. We miss him dearly

aTrolla Music Festival

March 9, 2017 by Jaylene Goehring Moss (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

We have started a series of music festivals that features the bands of the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Our first festival is in Dallas on May 6th. Our second festival will be in Atlanta on the October 7-8th. Please check us out at *****.com and like us on Facebook! Hope to see you there!

Dusty Hendon has Gone to his maker

February 21, 2017 by Jim Sadler (Register to contact)

Noted musician and friend Dusty Hendon has passed. He was a remarkable tubist.

ATTN: FLHS Class of 1964 -- to anyone who knew Clarence "Buddy" Rudolph

September 25, 2016 by Deborah Capuano (Register to contact)

I am not myself an FLHS alumni, but I joined this page in order to post the following: Clarence "Buddy" Rudolph, FLHS 1964, passed away on August 29, 2016. Services will be held at Covenant Teaching Fellowship, 1834 Plunkett St. Hollywood, FL, on Saturday, October 1 at 3:00 PM.

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Remembering Parkland School Shooting Victims 1 Year Later: Photos  Miami, FL Patch

Parkland Shooting 1 Year Anniversary In Photos - Miami, FL - See the memorials honoring the one-year anniversary of the shooting massacre at Marjory ...

Mystery illness strikes dozens of students at Fort Lauderdale high school  WPLG Local 10

One adult and 26 students fell ill "almost simultaneously" Monday at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale, authorities said.

Cardinal Gibbons High inducts new Athletic Hall of Fame members  Sun Sentinel

Families and friends of the Cardinal Gibbons Chiefs nation gathered at the 16th annual Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to honor the 2018-2019 class ...

Dade, Broward high school sports: Live scores and schedules  Miami Herald

Find live local high school sports coverage for all Broward and Miami-Dade games — including up-to-the-minute scores, schedules and more. Stay connected ...

Man shot and killed near Fort Lauderdale high school  WPLG Local 10

A man was shot and killed Monday night near Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale, officials said.

Deaths in South Florida: 12/9  Sun Sentinel

To place a Sun Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. Robert “Bob” H. McDevitt, Jr. 73 of Oakland Park, passed away ...

Student protests continue in wake of Parkland school shooting  WPLG Local 10

Student protests are continuing this week in South Florida following the Parkland school shooting, and on Tuesday dozens of students gathered outside Fort ...

Fort Lauderdale High celebrates 100th graduating class  Sun Sentinel

The sleek, well-lit hallways at Fort Lauderdale High are nothing like the ones Dave Ready once walked through as a student in the late 1950s. For one, they're ...

Electric scooters invade Fort Lauderdale  WPLG Local 10

In early November, hundreds of dockless electric scooters popped up all over Fort Lauderdale.

Local Alabama, Clemson signees predict national title results  Sun Sentinel

Fort Lauderdale's Kaleb Boateng, a Clemson signee, and St. Thomas Aquinas' Braylen Ingraham, an Alabama signee, predict who will win the national ...

Recognizing the importance of substitute teachers | Opinion  Sun Sentinel

Our schools rely on thousands of substitute teachers to step-in for the good of our students.

Student walkouts underway in push for gun law changes and school safety  Sun Sentinel

Hundreds of West Boca High School students on Tuesday trekked to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in solidarity with the victims of the school shooting.

Walkouts held at South Florida schools to protest gun violence  WPLG Local 10

One month to the day after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students there and nationwide were staging walkouts Wednesday as ...

Fewer students walk out in gun protest. But numbers don't tell the story.  Broward Politics

Friday is the National Day of Action Against Gun Violence in Schools, coinciding with the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre.

No. 8 St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.) roughs up Fort Lauderdale  USA TODAY High School Sports

Thanks to Hurricane Matthew, No. 8 St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale) had two weeks to think about its triple-overtime loss at No. 1 Bishop Gorman (Las ...

Deaths in South Florida: 11/27  Sun Sentinel

To place a Sun Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. Sybil Goren Henry, born October 15, 1946, in Providence, ...

Worst schools in Broward Public Schools District  Local 10

WORST 10 ON VIOLENCE: About 45 percent of the school's reports were on fights. It was also among 3 in Broward placing 3rd in the state for having the most ...

Meet the candidate: Forest Blanton, Florida State House of Representatives District 84  TCPalm

To help inform voters ahead of the 2018 elections, the Editorial Board of TCPalm/Treasure Coast Newspapers is asking candidates in local, state and national ...

No. 14 St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.) cruises past crosstown foe Fort Lauderdale  USA TODAY High School Sports

Junior running back Daniel Carter scored four first-half touchdowns and No. 14 St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) left little doubt after that in rolling past ...

Miramar tops Stranahan to capture first BCAA Big 8 crown  Sun Sentinel

Miramar takes down Stranahan in the BCAA Big 8 final, the first title game appearance for each school.

Tesla crash that killed two Florida teens probed by NTSB investigators  USA TODAY

SAN FRANCISCO — The National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday that it was sending four investigators to probe a Tesla Model S crash that killed ...

Behind 18-point run, Miramar tops Blanche Ely, while Stranahan beats Coral Springs to advance to Big 8 finals  Sun Sentinel

Powered by a dominant second half performance, Miramar is heading to the BCAA Big 8 finals for the first time in school history. Trailing Blanche Ely by double ...

Queen of Soca Alison Hinds to Perform at Miami Broward Junior Carnival  South Florida Caribbean News

Join Miami Broward Junior Carnival as they celebrate young people with their annual Jr. Carnival Parade of Bands and a performance by Alison Hinds.

South Broward High now a Cambridge International School  Sun Sentinel

When students returned to South Broward High School, it wasn't any ordinary start to the school year. Over the summer, the Bulldogs achieved Cambridge ...

Losing Battle: Fort Lauderdale's Most Elite School -- Pine Crest -- Reels From 99 Days of Ill-Fated Leadership  New Times Broward-Palm Beach

On the day Hank Battle came to town in January, possibility was in the air at Pine Crest School. Construction crews jackhammered away at a new upper-school ...

West Broward cadets take county title in ROTC drill meet  Sun Sentinel

West Broward High School's Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) squad recently rose to the occasion with top honors at the 2016 Broward County ...

Creepy clowns threaten to come to a school near you: Broward, Palm Beach schools taunted online  Sun Sentinel

The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office found the creepy clown-threat craze plaguing the nation worthy of a #StopClowningAround Twitter warning this week.

Teenager Is Shot to Death at Fort Lauderdale School  New York Times

MIAMI — A 15-year-old girl was fatally shot in the hallway of a Fort Lauderdale high school on Wednesday, and another girl, described by classmates as a friend ...

Arming teachers is a well-intentioned but ill-conceived idea | Opinion  Sun Sentinel

So the Pinellas County sheriff leading the Stoneman Douglas investigating commission believes that “trained, volunteer teachers” should be allowed to carry ...

Florida middle school students hospitalized after eating THC-laced gummy bears  WPLG Local 10

MULBERRY, Fla. - Multiple students at a Florida middle school were hospitalized Thursday after eating THC-laced gummy bears. At least five students at ...

Parkland shooting looms large in the Broward County School Board race  CNN

An incumbent, the father of a Parkland shooting victim and a college student are running for Broward County School Board. For all three, this race is personal.

Teen killed, 4 others injured in I-95 crash in Fort Lauderdale  Local 10

A teenager was killed and four others were injured when the stolen car in which they were traveling crashed late Wednesday night on Interstate 95 in Fort ...

Broward magnet schools show sparkle, though not all  Sun Sentinel

Broward County's best magnet schools are a hit, attracting waiting lists of students attracted to specialized areas of focus, high standards and close involvement ...

In The Recruiting Huddle: Alonzo Clark – Fort Lauderdale  CBS Miami

PLAYER: Alonzo Clark POSITION: WR/QB SCHOOL: Fort Lauderdale CLASS: 2018. HEIGHT: 6-4. WEIGHT: 175. SCOUTING: By the time he graduates in June, ...

Education on 6: Code Red Drills Prepare Students for Active Shooter Threat  NBC 6 South Florida

After the unspeakable tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, it seemed everyone learned about Code Red drills.

Nikolas Cruz Arraigned In Court, Waives Hearing His Charges  WUSF News

Nikolas Cruz was back in a Broward County courtroom Wednesday in front of Circuit Court Judge Elizabeth Scherer. With his head down, Cruz sat silent.

Dillard keeps Hemingway as full-time football coach  Sun Sentinel

Ricky Hemingway was hired as permanent coach for the Dillard football team after he was named interim coach following Lorenzo Davis' resignation.

Teen killed in overnight crash near I-95 in Fort Lauderdale; car stolen from Palm Beach Gardens

A horrific crash overnight in Broward County claimed the life of at least one teen.

Broward Schools to Host Church Accused of Bigotry

A contract between Broward County Public Schools and Celebration Church Fort Lauderdale has some members of the LGBT community accusing school ...

Florida hopes 'a good man with gun' trumps a lunatic with AR-15 | Fred Grimm  Sun Sentinel

It has become the gospel according to the NRA. That a “good man with a gun” could stop the kind of horrifying gun violence that erupted in Parkland last month.

Brag About Your School: Davie's Western High School  NBC 6 South Florida

What happens when mild-mannered history teacher Peter Viola decides to get into character? He transforms into MC Hero D (a tribute to ancient Greek historian ...

Fort Lauderdale settles excessive force suit for $75,000  Sun Sentinel

Commissioners agreed to pay $75,000 Tuesday to settle a lawsuit brought by a teenage girl stopped by a Fort Lauderdale officer she feared was a "crazy ...

Dillard feted as one of nation's top hoop teams  Sun Sentinel

Coming off state title run, Dillard was celebrated by MaxPreps on Friday as one of the nation's top basketball teams.

Years of dysfunction in Hallandale Beach before arrest  Bradenton Herald

Hallandale Beach's city commission has been rife with dysfunction and conflict in recent years. With the arrest of Mayor Joy Cooper, one commissioner is now ...

In The Recruiting Huddle: Kaleb Boateng – Fort Lauderdale  CBS Miami

PLAYER: Kaleb Boateng POSITION: OL/DL SCHOOL: Fort Lauderdale CLASS: 2019. HEIGHT: 6-5. WEIGHT: 283. SCOUTING: Here is a football prospect that ...

Don Zimmer, Fort Lauderdale architect, dies at 71  Sun Sentinel

Don Zimmer, the owner of his namesake architect firm since 1976, died at his Fort Lauderdale home Wednesday from colon cancer.

Mixed doubles tennis championship play turns into a family affair  Sun Sentinel

The second segment of the 'Triple Crown' play at the Jimmy Evert Tennis Center — the City of Fort Lauderdale Mixed Doubles Championships — featured ...

Patricia Brown Named 2017 Assistant Principal of the Year  Coral Springs Talk

By: Chris Brunner. Coral Springs High School Assistant Principal Patricia Brown was named Broward County Public Schools' Assistant Principal of the Year at ...

More than 100 Broward schools now serve free supper  Sun Sentinel

Six additional schools are now participating in Broward County Public Schools' Aftercare Supper Program, bringing the total number of schools in the program ...

Charts: Links to poverty, violence, drugs in South Florida...  Local 10

The Miami-Dade County and Broward County public schools listed below reported the highest safety incidents during the 2013-2014 school year.

How will the Arizona Football recruiting class finish for 2019?  FanSided

With the early signing period nearly upon us, here's a look at some of Arizona Football's top remaining targets in the class of 2019.

Teens on Team USA at international surf rescue challenge in New Zealand  Sun Sentinel

For three Broward County teenagers, having the opportunity to represent Team USA in international competition is a pretty big deal. Combining that with a trip to ...

NBC 6 Brag About Your School - Northeast High School  NBC 6 South Florida

Home of the Hurricanes, Northeast High School is bragging about their Industrial Biotechnology magnet program as well as having the top Latin Club in the state ...

Database: 2016 South Florida school grades  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 ...

Sonny Lovern, 88, owned Ford dealership  Sun Sentinel

Elmer "Sonny" Johnson Lovern, Jr. knew the car business. He was the son of the manager of a booming Ford dealership – the only one at the time in Broward ...

Running: Fitniche in Lakeland named one of country's top running stores  The Ledger

Fitniche, at Lakeside Village, the main source for running shoes and apparel in Lakeland, has been chosen as one of the top four run stores in a nationwide ...

After Hurricane Irma, Bahia Cabana falls apart  WPLG Local 10

Conrad Lauzon used to be a regular at Fort Lauderdale's Bahia Cabana, a 70-room hotel and marina complex built in 1972.

South Florida Water Polo Club college combine a first to make a big splash  Sun Sentinel

The Pompano Beach Aquatic Center can take pride in the fact that it recently became the first swimming facility in Florida to host a water polo college combine.

Smooth talker who conned political elite now accused of taking $3M fraud to the skies  Broward Politics

Years after he served time for posing as an attorney, prosecutors say Robert Charles 'Chas' Brady defrauded student pilots and passengers on his charter ...

Deerfield Beach, Cardinal Gibbons roll into BCAA Big 8 semis  Sun Sentinel

Deerfield Beach bounced Hallandale from the 2017 BCAA Big 8 quarterfinals with a 65-56 verdict at Fort Lauderdale High School.

Virginia Shuman Young celebrates 20 years of Montessori education  Sun-Sentinel

Hundreds of students walked in their school parade celebration Friday, including kindergartners and first-graders who used popsicle sticks to hoist their ...

Miami-Dade schools see major improvements on 2016-2017 state grades  Miami Herald

The Florida Department of Education released its annual school grades and Miami-Dade earned a B average overall.

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 ...

Ted Gore, former president of Fort Lauderdale News, dies at 88  Sun-Sentinel

Theodore T. Gore Sr., the former president of the Fort Lauderdale News, died Saturday at Holy Cross Hospital.

Earnest/Tighe Law Firm Welcomes Cindy Reilly to the Firm  Law Firm Newswire

Fort Lauderdale, FL (Law Firm Newswire) June 8, 2017 - The Earnest/Tighe Law Firm, P.A./EastSide Title, Inc. is pleased to announce that Cindy Reilly has ...

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Best Broward Public High Schools  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. According to U.S. News & World Report, Parkland is home to one of Broward County Public Schools best high schools along with 15 ...

Democratic governor candidates (minus one) facing off in debates including tonight in Miramar  Broward Politics

Four of the five Democratic candidates for Florida governor are facing off in mid-June debates. Here's how to watch the events featuring Andrew Gillum, Gwen ...

Top 100 Florida Public High Schools

Land O' Lakes, FL - U.S. News & World Report has released its 2016 high school rankings. Find out where your local school stands.

Slain Lauderhill woman's boyfriend tells police he 'sacrificed' her  Sun-Sentinel

A Lauderhill man told a bizarre tale of needing to find a victim who had a Taurus zodiac sign when he described the fatal Easter Sunday stabbing of his live-in ...

Man shot, killed in neighborhood near Fort Lauderdale  Sun Sentinel

A 28-year-old man was killed in a predawn shooting Wednesday near Fort Lauderdale. Fort Lauderdale police officers and Broward Sheriff's Office deputies ...

Local National Merit Semifinalists Announced  Coral Springs Talk

Out of the 53 Broward County Public School students that were named semifinalists in the prestigious 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, 15 were from ...

Reward offered for tips in case of man found slain on Fort Lauderdale street  Sun Sentinel

A $3000 reward is offered for tips about the killing of Patrice Mardy, 27, whose body was found in a Fort Lauderdale street.

Mayme Griffin, member of pioneering family, dies at 88  Sun Sentinel

Mayme "Pee Wee" Griffin, a member of the pioneering Davie family for whom Griffin Road is named, died Thursday at 88. A graduate of Fort Lauderdale High ...

Exclusive: Nephew Of WWII Hero Wants Remains Returned  CBS Miami

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – It's a South Florida story of heroism, history and determination. A young man ...

As teachers flee classrooms, thousands of students wait for permanent instructor  Sun Sentinel

Almost three months into the school year, thousands of public school students in South Florida still don't have a permanent teacher —a problem expecte.

Cardinal Gibbons swim coach Dillon retires  Sun Sentinel

Cardinal Gibbons swim coach Duffy Dillon has retired.

Jack Nelson, legendary swim coach, dies at 82  Sun Sentinel

Jack Nelson, one of the most influential figures in Fort Lauderdale's swimming scene, died Wednesday morning from complications related to Alzheimer's ...

Armstrong, Robert K.  Press of Atlantic City

Armstrong, Robert K. , - 63, of Venice, FL, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018. They broke the mold when Robert Keith Armstrong was born on October 9, ...

The Eight Best Activists In Broward County  New Times Broward-Palm Beach

Fighting for political rights in Florida is a Sisyphean task, sort of like trying to build a dam across the Atlantic Ocean.

Nonprofit sisters present students with scholarships  Sun Sentinel

Isabella Glazer and her sister, Gabriella, were raised by their grandparents and were always curious whether other children shared similar experiences.

Broward, Dade standouts to clash in annual All-Star football game  Sun Sentinel

Some of South Florida's most talented football players will be on display this weekend in the Dade vs. Broward All-Star Football Game. The annual game ...

Wicked Manors Returns: Flash mob resurrected for annual event

After an absence at last year's Wicked Manors, the flash mob will return for this year's Halloween festivities. The organizers of Wicked Manors, The Pride Center, ...

Fort Lauderdale native on Team USA at triathlon event  Sun Sentinel

Brendan Curl, who grew up in Fort Lauderdale, had a commendable effort during the recent ITU (International Triathlon Union) World Triathlon Series in ...

Alphas 39th Annual Men of Tomorrow Banquet features South Florida's best and brightest  Westside Gazette

The Zeta Alpha Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. held its 39th Annual Men of Tomorrow (MOT) Banquet on April 16, 2016.

Know Your Wisconsin Badgers Recruiting Class of 2016: Dallas Jeanty  FanSided

The story of Wisconsin Badgers linebacker Dallas Jeanty is an interesting and inspiring one.

Teen preps for career through BSO Explorers  Sun Sentinel

Olivia Johnson is just 15 years old and well on her way to a career in law enforcement. The Oakland Park resident credits the Broward Sheriff's Office Explorers ...

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 ...

High school students receive police-work lessons in Coral Springs  Sun-Sentinel

On this day, students aspiring to be lawyers or police officers are learning to stand at attention at J.P. Taravella High School.

UF grad who set up school after Hurricane Katrina dies  The Independent Florida Alligator

Brian Dassler could rattle eight lines of poetry in 30 seconds.

NBC 6 Brag About Your School - Cutler Bay Senior High School  NBC 6 South Florida

You've heard of boutique hotels. How about a boutique high school? The label fits Cutler Bay Senior High, a public, all-magnet school with only 480 students.

Parkland native leads armed forces team to ASA title  Sun Sentinel

Former Cardinal Gibbons High School athlete April Ortenzo committed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 2010, and five years later, she's an ...

Sender of drug-laced jail mail sentenced to prison  Sun Sentinel

A chemical engineer who mailed postcards laced with a hallucinogenic drug to inmates in the Broward County jail was sentenced to federal prison.

The 'good guy' bank robber: A double life ends in a hail of deputies' bullets  Sun Sentinel

Bank robbery suspect killed by deputies in Pompano Beach led a life kept secret from those who loved him.

Pompano Piranhas swimmers earn gold in Junior Olympics and Senior Championships  Sun Sentinel

The Pompano Piranhas competitive swim program has six reasons to celebrate as six of their swimmers struck gold at the recent Florida Gulf Coast 14 and ...

Woman essentially 'waterboarded' during torture episode in Hollywood, prosecutor says  Sun Sentinel

A Hollywood man is accused of attempted murder and other charges in a battery case in which a state prosecutor told a judge that the defendant, Freddy Elias.

Gospel singer killed in car crash had musical dreams  Miami Hurricanes

Well-known in Broward County as a gospel singer, Lisa Michelle Kemp had one of those sweet, strong voices that seem to soar to the heavens, said family and ...

Deputies fatally shoot bank robbery suspect in Pompano Beach  Sun Sentinel

Four Broward Sheriff's deputies were involved in the fatal shooting Thursday of a bank robbery suspect in Pompano Beach, the agency said.

Northeast Floridas regional school chief replaced  Florida Times-Union

State education officials have replaced the person responsible for helping Northeast Florida improve its faltering schools because they wanted someone with ...

Deputies identified in fatal Pompano shooting  Sun Sentinel

Four Broward Sheriff's deputies involved in the fatal shooting of bank robbery suspect Charles Allen Ziegler in Pompano Beach were identified Monday by their ...

Rick Pitino playing? Legendary coach laces up for Masters Championships in Coral Springs  Sun Sentinel

Rick Pitino, the legendary basketball coach at Louisville, laced up his sneakers for the first time in 25 years so he could participate Tuesday in the annual ...

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