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  • The Clue in the Crumbling Album: Historian uncovers stories behind 100-year-old photographs

    The Clue in the Crumbling Album: Historian uncovers stories behind 100-year-old photographs
    The old photo album showed up at Janet DeVries' doorstep tattered and falling apart, both of its covers missing. But in its pages were priceless pictures of a South Florida lost to time — a place of pristine shores and beaches empty of anything...
  • South Florida mailman hid nearly 700 letters at his home

    South Florida mailman hid nearly 700 letters at his home
    "The mail never stops. It just keeps coming and coming and coming, there's never a let-up. It's relentless. Every day it piles up more and more and more! And you gotta get it out but the more you get it out the more it keeps coming in." So said...
  • Weekend preview: The joy of sax, drinks and charity

    Weekend preview: The joy of sax, drinks and charity
    Ben Stocker is a tenor saxophonist from Hollywood, this weekend playing at Books and Books in Coral Gables, one of his last South Florida gigs before he heads off to college and, with hard work and perseverance, a career as a musician. He hopes he’s...
  • BYOB (briefs) event helps the homeless

    Supporters at the Broward Partnership for the Homeless' recent Bring Your Own Briefs event donated 475 pairs of men's, women's and children's undergarments and $500 to benefit its homeless assistance programs. Attendees of the networking event, staged at...
  • Outdoors calendar

    Aug. 8-17: The annual Fall Hunting Classic at Bass Pro Shops in Dania Beach. The event features free seminars and demonstrations, as well as a women's hunting workshop at 3 p.m. Aug. 9 and activities for kids Aug. 9-10. Visit basspro.com/classic. Aug....
  • The attraction of kayak fishing

    The attraction of kayak fishing
    There are numerous reasons why kayak fishing has become so popular. Once you buy a kayak, going fishing is affordable, good exercise for all ages, relaxing and effective. South Florida has become a premier kayak fishing destination thanks to the...
  • Mayo: College students cry foul over surcharges

    Here's reprint of my Sunday print column about what could be an emerging issue for Florida's public university/college students (and their parents), as recent laws jacking up surcharges on "excess" or extraneous credits kick in fully. The changes didn't...
  • Deputies investigated after one punches the other

    Deputies investigated after one punches the other
    A workplace dispute in which a petite female Broward Sheriff's deputy punched a male colleague who is at least a foot taller prompted him to seek treatment for a cut lip and hurt jaw. Deputies Luisa Rosen, 40, and Christopher Szwanke, 35, who both...
  • Prosecutor: No charges in fatal crash involving sheriff's deputy

    Prosecutor: No charges in fatal crash involving sheriff's deputy
    Despite evidence he may have been speeding, an off-duty Broward sheriff's deputy won't be charged in the death last year of a 46-year-old woman struck while crossing North Federal Highway, prosecutors have decided. When Sheriff's Cpl. Jeffrey Bates'...
  • In Pompano Beach, the healing power of spoken words

    In Pompano Beach, the healing power of spoken words
    A hallmark of Deerfield Beach resident Brynth Peterson’s spoken-word performances has been a ruthless candor about his painful upbringing and subsequent stretch of time as a “bad individual.” “I give it to ‘em blunt raw,&...
  • Springs principal looks ahead after winning county's top award

    She is Broward County Principal of the year for 2013-2014, but Camille Pontillo has no intentions of resting on her laurels. "It was awesome to be honored, but you hit the ground running the next day as you did the day before," said Pontillo, Sunrise...
  • Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates

    Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates
    Democratic voters in northwest Broward County will choose between Kristin Jacobs and Steve Perman. Both candidates may be familiar names to voters. Jacobs is term-limited out of her long-time home on the Broward County Commission. Perman, a one-time...