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City of Hollywood gives raise to CRA Executive Director and City Attorney

City of Hollywood attorney Jeff Sheffel will be getting a pay increase. His salary will increase from $173,160 to $188,000. And Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Executive Director Jorge Camejo...

26-01-2015 Hits:136 Municipal News

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Elizabeth Sanjuan named Hollywood Business Woman of the Year‏

Elizabeth Sanjuan named Hollywood Business Woman of the Year‏

Elizabeth Sanjuan has been named Hollywood Business Woman of the Year by the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. She was honored at a recent Chamber luncheon. Sanjuan opened Gallery 2014 in...

23-01-2015 Hits:403 Business

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What you can do to help prevent crime in Hollywood

What you can do to help prevent crime in Hollywood

Upcoming Events for Residents to Learn About Crime Prevention and Public Safety   CRIME PREVENTION AND AWARENESS FORUM The Hollywood Police Department is hosting a Crime Awareness and Prevention Forum, Thursday, January 22...

20-01-2015 Hits:268 Municipal News

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Broward Commissioners ask for regulations to govern transportation network companies such as Uber and Lyft

Broward Commissioners ask for regulations to govern transportation network compa…

Broward County Commissioners have asked for regulations within the next sixty days that will incorporate transportation network companies (TNCs) such as Uber into the County’s Motor Carriers Ordinance.  If an...

14-01-2015 Hits:422 Municipal News

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Join the Beachside Montessori Village Team to Walk for the Animals Feb. 28

Join the Beachside Montessori Village Team to Walk for the Animals Feb. 28

On Saturday, February 28, 2015 the Humane Society of Broward County will celebrate its 25th Anniversary Walk for the Animals. Last year’s Walk saw 5,000 people and 2,500 of their furry...

14-01-2015 Hits:746 Non-profit News

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Party with a Purpose brings out local leaders to raise funds for Art and Culture Center of Hollywood

Party with a Purpose brings out local leaders to raise funds for Art and Culture…

Hollywood community leaders gathered at La Huaca Peruvian Cuisine in Downtown Hollywood to enjoy the first Party with a Purpose of the new year. The event raised money for the...

14-01-2015 Hits:664 Arts & Entertainment

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City to offer scholarships for the Hollywood Retail Academy training program in the spring

City to offer scholarships for the Hollywood Retail Academy training program in …

Local residents considering a career in retail may want to attend the Hollywood Retail Academy, a training program to prepare entry-level retail workers beginning in the Spring of 2015. It will include...

14-01-2015 Hits:313 Business

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Hollywood's new online and pay-by-phone utility payment system now available

Over the past several weeks the City of Hollywood Department of Public Utilities has been working to enhance the payments options for customers to pay their utility bills.  You can...

14-01-2015 Hits:375 Municipal News

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Senator Eleanor Sobel to honor six plaintiff couples as “Champions of Change”

Senator Eleanor Sobel to honor six plaintiff couples as “Champions of Change”

Florida Senator Eleanor Sobel (D-Hollywood) will honor six South Florida couples who successfully challenged Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage.  Sen. Sobel will present each couple with a “Champions of Change”...

12-01-2015 Hits:362 People

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Hollywood Commission approves Dr. Wazir Ishmael’s city manager contract

Hollywood Commission approves Dr. Wazir Ishmael’s city manager contract

  The Hollywood Commission approved the employment contract with Dr. Wazir Ishmael, the city manager, during a recent meeting. Ishmael will earn a base salary of $189,500 per year. The previous...

09-01-2015 Hits:376 Municipal News

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Hollywood makes progress on Hollywoof Dog Park

Hollywood makes progress on Hollywoof Dog Park

Hollywood dog owners will soon have a new dog park. During a recent meeting, the Hollywood Commission approved a resolution for a contract between Anzco, Inc. and the City for the...

08-01-2015 Hits:824 Municipal News

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Hollywood to restrict playground areas to children

Hollywood to restrict playground areas to children

Adults and teenagers will no longer be permitted in Hollywood playgrounds unless accompanied by a child. Parents have expressed concerns about adults lurking around playgrounds where their children are playing...

08-01-2015 Hits:740 Municipal News

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Broward County officially recognizes same-sex marriages

Broward County officially recognizes same-sex marriages

January 6, 2015 will be considered a historic day in Broward County. It will always be known as the day that same-sex couples could be legally married. The Broward County Commission...

07-01-2015 Hits:584 Municipal News

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Celebrate 11th Annual Groundhog Day Feb. 2 on Hollywood Beach

Celebrate 11th Annual Groundhog Day Feb. 2 on Hollywood Beach

    Revelers at Hollywood’s silliest annual event plan to outdo themselves in February, starting off the Groundhog Day festivities with a sumptuous breakfast before taking their traditional ocean plunge in sub-sizzling temperatures at around...

06-01-2015 Hits:400 Hollywood Beach

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Dream Car Classic Car Show kicks off the new year Downtown Hollywood

Dream Car Classic Car Show kicks off the new year Downtown Hollywood

Nancy and Mike Duckworth love their 1940 Ford Coup. They have owned it for 35 years and show the restored vehicle at car shows around the nation. “We have enjoyed owning...

05-01-2015 Hits:833 Downtown Hollywood

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FLIPANY Fun Run gets 2015 off to a healthy start in Hollywood

FLIPANY Fun Run gets 2015 off to a healthy start in Hollywood

The 9th Annual Fun Run, a race/walk benefiting childhood obesity prevention programs Over 900 participants will be starting their New Year off right by making the healthy choice of running/walking in...

05-01-2015 Hits:522 Health

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Greater Hollywood YMCA celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with help for seniors

Greater Hollywood YMCA celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with help for s…

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a time to reflect on the life and era of a man who led a major civil rights movement. Some organizations and communities...

03-01-2015 Hits:277 Non-profit News

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January 2015 Party With a Purpose at La Hauca Peruvian Cuisine benefits the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood

January 2015 Party With a Purpose at La Hauca Peruvian Cuisine benefits the Art …

Hollywood, Fla. -- The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood will benefit from the next Party With a Purpose, which occurs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at La Huaca...

03-01-2015 Hits:290 Non-profit News

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Art and Culture Center of Hollywood presents Dave Muller Exhibition with free admission

Art and Culture Center of Hollywood presents Dave Muller Exhibition with free ad…

Hollywood, Fla. – Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, is the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood’s monthly Free Admission Day as well as the last day to see the popular Dave Muller...

03-01-2015 Hits:1615 Arts & Entertainment

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Hollywood Police participate in services for slain officers

Hollywood Police participate in services for slain officers

Remembering those who who have given their lives keeps their memory strong and their light burning bright, honoring their contribution to the community, that's why members of the Hollywood Police...

30-12-2014 Hits:411 Municipal News

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Hollywood Man Gets Second Chance At Life With Ventricular Assist Device

Hollywood Man Gets Second Chance At Life With Ventricular Assist Device

Ken had his first heart attack at age 29. In the years that followed, he suffered a stroke and a second heart attack. At age 52—after spending the past two...

30-12-2014 Hits:497 People

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Hollywood improves utility billing system

Hollywood improves utility billing system

The City of Hollywood has listened to its residents' complaints and concerns and has decided to make fundamental changes regarding their billing system. This means less time and energy is...

30-12-2014 Hits:908 Municipal News

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Hollywood Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King

Hollywood Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King

Across the country, people are celebrating visionary civil rights pioneer Dr. Martin Luther King. As part of Hollywood’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Celebration, Landau Eugene Murphy will perform at...

30-12-2014 Hits:320 Municipal News

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McArthur High has a winning team

McArthur High has a winning team

The McArthur High School boys basketball team is doing very well early in the season. The team has a winning record and is ranked as the best Class 8A basketball...

22-12-2014 Hits:367 School News

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Haiti receives much needed help from Hollywood Cares

Haiti receives much needed help from Hollywood Cares

People who want to help children in Haiti and have some fun will want to come to the Hollywood CARES event at the ArtsPark at Young Circle on January 11...

22-12-2014 Hits:598 Non-profit News

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Washington Park Community Center makes holiday dreams come true

Washington Park Community Center makes holiday dreams come true

Anna Cerdan brought her children, Isabel Bohler and Audrey Bohler and her niece Marielle Mechanic to the Community Enhancement Collaboration, Inc. Annual Volunteers and Partners Toys Distribution event at the...

22-12-2014 Hits:380 Non-profit News

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Mobile School Pantry delivers hope in Hollywood

Mobile School Pantry delivers hope in Hollywood

Zeina Zein has a real passion for helping others. She had worked with a local food bank and saw the faces of hungry people. Zein decided to start her own organization...

22-12-2014 Hits:991 Non-profit News

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