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Veterans Day

ShareTweetShareWhatsAppRedditThank you to all of our Veterans, especially to the many veterans that live in the Woodlands.    We are so fortunate to have WWII veterans among us as well as veterans of other wars. Please don’t forget to lower your flags to half-staff and to remind your children who are off school today, about the […]

Our Neighbors to the North

ShareTweetShareWhatsAppRedditAs I was driving down I-95 the other day, I noticed that quite a few license plates were from Quebec.  I couldn’t believe it was already that time again when the French-Canadians make the annual pilgrimage to South Florida for their snowbird season.   Mile after mile, there they were, cars and RVs packed with suitcases – even […]

I’ve Never Met a Stranger at a Dog Park

I’ve Never Met a Stranger at a Dog Park

ShareTweetShareWhatsAppRedditMany of the dog owners I’ve met on my weekly trips to the dog park are the friendliest people I’ve ever come across. The Gary B Jones Park for People and Pups, or the “Tamarac Dog Park” as I like to call it, is a clean; well-maintained Dog Park that has some great features: tall […]

Great American Land Yacht

Great American Land Yacht

ShareTweetShareWhatsAppRedditIt’s not too often that you see the car the size of a small boat come cruising down your street.   My son and I had to do a double take as we saw this 1970 Bonneville, humming by, with its proud owner and Woodlands resident, Ed Brown, behind the wheel.  Since I’m such a fan […]

Woodlands Country Club Video

Woodlands Country Club Video

ShareTweetShareWhatsAppRedditVideo of Woodlands Country Club – East Golf Course Check out this promotion of our beautiful golf course here from WHJY/PlayGolfRI.com’s “Florida Golf Destination Tour”.  In it you will see neighbors Steve Buck and Mike Sahr.  If you get a chance, come check out our beautiful Golf Courses here.  Too bad the video was taken […]

Scam Watch

ShareTweetShareWhatsAppReddit Sweepstakes Scam Here is a scam that neighbor Carl  F shared with me today: “I just wanted to bring something to the community’s attention. My wife got a letter in the mail with what looks like an official Wachovia check for $3,880.00.  It said that we were a sweepstakes winner and that we needed to call the number […]

There is no dignity using Broward County Transit in Tamarac

There is no dignity using Broward County Transit in Tamarac

ShareTweetShareWhatsAppRedditBy: Sharon Aron Baron Why don’t more people use public transportation in Tamarac?  Unlike other major cities, the public transportation system in Broward County is not the preferred method of getting around.  We’d rather drive in our cars to get from place to place. But what about those residents who don’t own a car?  According […]

Only in Tamarac – A “Sukkah Mobile”

ShareTweetShareWhatsAppRedditBy: Sharon Aron Baron Just spotted at Publix grocery store in Tamarac – a Sukkah Mobile! Why just set up a sukkah in the privacy of your home or synagogue?  Just do what the members of the Chabad of Tamarac do and put it on wheels. Just some background about Sukkot:  Sukkot is an eight-day […]

Why the School Board Election Matters to us

ShareTweetShareWhatsAppRedditWhy does our School Board Member choice matter?  Why do our schools even matter?   Well, even though you may not have children in public schools, there is an entirely new generation of younger couples that are buying homes in the Woodlands that are looking for a good education for their children. Woodlands-endorsed candidate Dave Thomas will […]

Our Volunteer Police force

Our Volunteer Police force

ShareTweetShareWhatsAppReddit  By: Sharon Aron Baron The Citizen Observer Patrol (or COP) is the Broward Sheriff’s Office community policing program. The Sheriff has determined that the community policing philosophy best serves the needs of residents of Broward County and the Broward Sheriff’s Office.  Therefore, they have created a partnership with the community to prevent crime based […]

Petition in the Woodlands

Petition in the Woodlands

ShareTweetShareWhatsAppReddit By: Sharon Aron Baron There is a petition going around the Woodlands that you may want to educate yourself on before you sign that piece of paper.  Several people are distributing this petition with many falsehoods about our newly formed District on it. The Woodlands became a “Safe Neighborhood District” as approved by the […]