City Spams Website Confused City Officials and Employees use Coralsprings.com Email Address

02/22/02  8th  Revision  Update           Latest update: Letter to the City Manager asking for a favor (Click here)   It’s bad enough dealing    with the hundreds of emails a day that come from everywhere including Mortgage Scammers to Porn sites but this is the last straw. Being Spammed by the City is just plain unfair!. This is being done by employees, and public officials unknowingly (sometimes) as they continuously make the mistake of using the .com instead of the .org.  For example: The city email address should be howard@coralsprings.org.  Some people in the city use the email address howard@coralsprings.com  instead…

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Coral Springs Police Chief Roy Arigo Retires

New Acting Chief Named   After more than 28 years on the force, including 15 years as chief, Coral Springs Police Chief Roy Arigo has announced his retirement. Deputy Chief Duncan Foster has been named as Acting Police Chief, effective January 14, 2005. City Manager Mike Levinson will conduct a nationwide search before naming a permanent replacement.Levinson said, “Duncan Foster is an excellent choice to serve as our Acting Police Chief—he has been with the Coral Springs Police Department for nearly 18 years, working up through the ranks and holding every type of job assignment from motorcycle officer to command…

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Landmark Restaurant Closes In Coral Springs HOBOS FISH JOINT MADE IT FOR 10 YEARS

To some, Hobo’s Fish Joint was just another restaurant. To others, it marked the one restaurant in town which sort of made us a landmark.  From all over Broward county they would come to enjoy Chef Steve’s fabulous fish preparations.  More than 10 years after he opened his doors, the doors close. So what caused his demise?  Maybe it was over fishing. With so many restaurants in town, this 5 star restaurant couldn’t keep up.  I think it was the opening of the franchise Bonefish Grill on University Drive. This restaurant went head to head with the quality of food…

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Solutions to Email Spamming: Programs to Handle Junk Mail

by Howard Melamed I received an advertisement last week indicating that I just won $500,000.  What was even more incredible is that I received several of these emails at the same time from different originating addresses saying the same thing.  IF this were really true, then I would have made millions of dollars last week. Then there is this lost person from Nigeria who claims to have $35,000,000 that he has to get out of the country. All I have to do is give him my bank account number and he will transfer the entire amount to my account, then…

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City Spams Website

Confused City Officials and Employees use Coralsprings.com Email Address    02/22/02  8th  Revision  Update          Latest update: Letter to the City Manager asking for a favor (Click here)   It’s bad enough dealing    with the hundreds of emails a day that come from everywhere including Mortgage Scammers to Porn sites but this is the last straw. Being Spammed by the City is just plain unfair!. This is being done by employees, and public officials unknowingly (sometimes) as they continuously make the mistake of using the .com instead of the .org.  For example: The city email address should be howard@coralsprings.org.  Some people…

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SIDE DOOR PICKUP: A BUNCH OF GARBAGE

by Howard Melamed Now that the City of Coral Springs collects money for garbage and we can’t complain to Southern Sanitation, side door pickup is now a bunch of garbage. Southern Sanitations contract requires them to bring the 2 garbage cans beside your side door to the street every time there is garbage collection and then bring them back. It is something that the city commissions negotiated as one of those  “Perks’” for having southern sanitation have exclusive right to our garbage.  The problem is that Southern Sanitation does not honor this contract clause with everyone, unless you  harass them…

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