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Sun., Mar. 29 will be cloudy with a chance of marshmallows

Sun., Mar. 29 will be cloudy with a chance of marshmallows

WHAT: Hollywood's annual Spring Marshmallow Drop  WHEN: SUNDAY, MARCH 29 Please note: due to the forecast for inclement weather on Saturday, this event has been rescheduled to SUNDAY, MARCH 29th. from 2 –...

25-03-2015 Hits:327 Arts & Entertainment

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Hollywood law firm to host free board certification course Tues. April 21

Hollywood law firm to host free board certification course Tues. April 21

Condominium and Homeowner Association board members, as well as property managers, are invited to attend a free, board certification course Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The educational...

20-03-2015 Hits:371 Business

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Downtown Hollywood gets 'yarn-bombed' by Odd Ducks working to craft a community

Downtown Hollywood gets 'yarn-bombed' by Odd Ducks working to craft a community

If you've walked the streets of downtown Hollywood lately, you may have noticed some unauthorized public art pieces in the form of bicycles covered in yarn. These yarn-bombed bikes were...

20-03-2015 Hits:470 Downtown Hollywood

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McArthur High School Principal Todd LaPace earns recognition

McArthur High School Principal Todd LaPace earns recognition

McArthur High School Principal Todd LaPace received a greatly coveted award. He was named Florida Association of Student Councils Principal of the Year for 2014 – 2015. What makes this...

19-03-2015 Hits:269 School News

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Enter to win a giant chocolate easter egg at Doris Italian Market through March 27

Enter to win a giant chocolate easter egg at Doris Italian Market through March …

Doris Italian Market & Bakery locations in Coral Springs, Sunrise, Boca Raton, Hollywood and Pembroke Pines are celebrating Easter with a decadent giveaway. From now through Friday, March 27, customers can...

17-03-2015 Hits:329 Business

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Broward Passes Resolution Opposing Concealed Weapons on College Campuses

Broward Passes Resolution Opposing Concealed Weapons on College Campuses

  Broward County Commissioners are urging Florida state legislators to reject all bills that would allow guns and other weapons on college campuses.  The resolution adopted today opposes Florida Senate Bill...

17-03-2015 Hits:457 School News

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City seeks input on Commingled Waste Collection

City seeks input on Commingled Waste Collection

  The City of Hollywood Department of Public Works Environmental and Solid Waste Services wants public input on whether or not your commingled collection needs are being met. There is a...

14-03-2015 Hits:425 Municipal News

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Hollywood Jaycees crown 2016 Miss Hollywood USA and Miss Hollywood Teen USA

Hollywood Jaycees crown 2016 Miss Hollywood USA and Miss Hollywood Teen USA

The stage at the Hollywood Jaycee Hall was uptown and funky this past Sunday as the Hollywood Jaycees hosted the Miss Hollywood USA and Miss Hollywood Teen USA Pageant. This event...

13-03-2015 Hits:348 People

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March 11 Party with a Purpose raises nearly $2K for local non-profits

March 11 Party with a Purpose raises nearly $2K for local non-profits

Party with a Purpose, a monthly networking and fundraising event, was held last night to benefit two Hollywood-based non-profits. Nearly 50 community leaders and movers and shakers gathered at The Greek...

12-03-2015 Hits:403 Non-profit News

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Broward teachers soon to receive salary increases

Broward teachers soon to receive salary increases

  Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) and the Broward Teachers Union (BTU) reached a tentative agreement regarding teacher salary increases after four months of bargaining. The tentative agreement, which must be ratified...

06-03-2015 Hits:677 School News

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Broward PBA president borrows dirty tactics from defunct law firm playbook to target Hollywood Police Chief

Broward PBA president borrows dirty tactics from defunct law firm playbook to ta…

Hollywood Police Chief Frank Fernandez   You've probably never heard of Lackie, Dammier & MCGill, a now-defunct Orange County California law firm. If you have, it’s probably from a scandal over police...

26-02-2015 Hits:2102 Hollywood Police Department

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Hollywood Commission approves new city positions

Hollywood will soon have a new assistant city manager and two new officers. During a recent meeting, the Commission approved a request from City Manager Dr. Wazir Ishmael to create a...

20-02-2015 Hits:758 Municipal News

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Florida Education Commissioner wants reduction in the number of tests

Florida Education Commissioner wants reduction in the number of tests

  Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart released a report yesterday recommending a reduction in the number of tests Florida students in public schools are required to take after an investigation requested...

19-02-2015 Hits:734 School News

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Miss Hollywood USA and Miss Hollywood Teen USA Pageants set for March 8 at the Hollywood Jaycee Hall

Miss Hollywood USA and Miss Hollywood Teen USA Pageants set for March 8 at the H…

The stage at the Hollywood Jaycee Hall will be uptown and funky as they set for the Miss Hollywood USA and Miss Hollywood Teen USA Pageant. This event is an official...

19-02-2015 Hits:678 Arts & Entertainment

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Local shelters partner to 'Beat the Heat' spaying or neutering 383 felines early February

Local shelters partner to 'Beat the Heat' spaying or neutering 383 felines early…

In early February the Humane Society of Broward County and Broward County Animal Care and Adoptions partnered to host their fourth annual “Beat the Heat Spay/Neuter Week” for felines.  Once again...

19-02-2015 Hits:575 Non-profit News

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Homeless shelters urge individuals to donate winter wear for tonight's cold snap

Homeless shelters urge individuals to donate winter wear for tonight's cold snap

To donate, call (800) 817-HOPE or (305) 571-2245. Beginning today, South Florida will experience temperatures dipping into the middle to low 30s with winds in excess of 10 miles per hour. Miami Rescue Mission/Broward...

19-02-2015 Hits:564 Non-profit News

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Hollywood resident launches lifestyle brand catering to those in recovery from addiction

Hollywood resident launches lifestyle brand catering to those in recovery from a…

Pink Clouds & Hula Hoops featuring spiritually stylish shirts & sobriety gifts At face value, Pink Clouds & Hula Hoops could easily be mistaken as the name of a little girls' clothing...

19-02-2015 Hits:957 Business

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Hollywood residents perform in Holocaust Survivor Band 

Hollywood residents perform in Holocaust Survivor Band 

Most of the people who survived the Holocaust have passed.  A small group of passionate musicians are working hard make sure it is never forgotten by sharing their talents. They have formed the Holocaust...

18-02-2015 Hits:836 People

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Teen socials planned for Broward students with developmental disabilities

The Broward County Parks and Recreation Division's Special Populations Section announces its schedule of Teen Socials for 2015. These free events are for middle and high school students, ages 13 to 21...

14-02-2015 Hits:933 School News

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FLORIDA JOB DEMAND AND CONSUMER SENTIMENT CONTINUE TO RISE

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) announced last week that the number of online job openings in Florida were up in January 2015 with a total of 279,244 openings...

14-02-2015 Hits:696 Business

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New flag football league 'touches down' in West Hollywood March 15

New flag football league 'touches down' in West Hollywood March 15

A new flag football league is coming to Hollywood. National Flag Football is beginning an eight week flag football league at Brian Piccolo Park on Sunday afternoons beginning on March...

12-02-2015 Hits:1091 School News

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Broward County to begin regulating transportation network companies

People who want drive cars for transportation network companies such as Uber and Lyft will have to go through a Broward County certification process to be able to transport passengers...

11-02-2015 Hits:577 Business

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Broward Commission agrees to raise the price of a tow

Broward Commission agrees to raise the price of a tow

  The Broward Commission unanimously agreed in a recent meeting to allow towing companies to raise their rates, including automatic increases for all towing fees every year, based on the rate of...

10-02-2015 Hits:564 Business

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Driftwood Middle School teacher is recognized at the White House

Driftwood Middle School teacher is recognized at the White House

Linda Gancitano, a physical education teacher at Driftwood Middle School in the Academy of Health and Wellness magnet program in Hollywood was honored this month for her development of the...

10-02-2015 Hits:550 School News

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Broward Arts Journalism Alliance Program presents an innovative seminar for arts…

Broward Cultural Division announces the third workshop in its innovative Broward Arts Journalism Alliance Program. Building Skills/Writing Workshops will continue the momentum that began in October and continued last month.  On Saturday, February 21, at ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. in...

10-02-2015 Hits:939 Arts & Entertainment

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U.S. Navy Band to perform at ArtsPark on March 1

U.S. Navy Band to perform at ArtsPark on March 1

America's Navy is coming home to Hollywood, Florida, one of 32 cities in six states to host a performance by the United States Navy Band during its 2015 spring tour...

09-02-2015 Hits:1167 Arts & Entertainment

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Hollywood Commission to hold quarterly 'community meetings'

Hollywood residents will soon have an opportunity to meet with members of the commission in a more informal manner. During a recent meeting, the commission agreed to have four meetings; once...

09-02-2015 Hits:754 Municipal News

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