Heroes of Coral Springs: School Student , Bellsouth Employee, Fire Department combined effort saves life

On a Sunday afternoon on the 18th of March in the parking lot of Coral Square Mall,  a high school student, a Bellsouth employee and the Coral Springs Fire/Rescue Department worked together to save a life.  Peter DiBenedetto is glad they did. It was his life they saved. Jenna Linden, a Douglas High school student was dropped off at the mall for a day of shopping. Her mom gave her a cell phone so she could call her to pick her up  when she was ready. That cell phone and the training Jenna received from Mrs. Griffin at Douglas High…

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BARK PUTS BITE ON THIEVES “LUCY” HERO DOG

“Lucy” I wanted to share my story about Paloose, a.k.a, Lucy. She is my 5 year old Australian Shepherd. Thanks to Lucy, two guys who were alluding police were captured on December 12th of 2000. One of the two was convicted Thursday, April 12th and will be serving a mandatory 10 year sentence! He is a violent career criminal who was on probation. (In my book she does a lot of amazing stuff but this one is pretty good too) First I wanted to tell you a little about her. I was boarding my horse at Sparks Ranch in Coconut…

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Knowing your ABC’s : Anybody But China

International affairs are very remote to people living in Coral Springs.  We are not near any military installations and we don’t have a Veterans of Foreign Wars pavilion in our city.  So for the most part the latest incident involving 24 of our servicemen in the China Sea, does not have a direct impact on our lives for we do not know anyone of them personally and international politics is just that. International. Nothing to do with us. Well perhaps if we really knew the stakes, we might just want to get involved.  It is the line in the sand…

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