DOWNTOWN CORAL SPRINGS: Outgoing City Commissioners Give Developer Gift Go Ahead Given For Lucrative Office Buildings

The outgoing city commissioners made sure to give the one and only bidder and developer of downtown Coral Springs a going away present.  They have allowed the developer to start construction on the project on the office complex located at the South East corner of Sample and University Drive.  The project will consist of 5 building and a parking garage for a total area of 100,000 square feet.   The project allows the developer to go ahead with the most lucrative part of the development while leaving the amenities and other more costly areas to the future. The developer has convinced…

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When Buckling Up Is Not Enough

KIDS AT RISK By Cindy Heafy , Community Involvement Coordinator, Coral Springs Police Department Many parents assume that their children are riding safely in vehicles. After all, the state law requires children to ride in safety seats only until age three and many children have outgrown their child safety seat. Parents incorrectly believe that once children reach four years old and 40 pounds that they’re ready for an adult seat belt. The only way a child can use the adult lap and shoulder belt appropriately is with a booster seat. Unlike safety seats for younger children a booster seat raises…

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Coral Springs F.L. = Mayberry N.C

Which type of city  do you want? by Howard Malamud Revised 05/20/02 There are various reasons why you moved to Coral Springs. Perhaps  you really liked our low crime stats, or that we have so many parks. Maybe it was because the housing in this area is a great value or you heard about our great schools. If you made the decision to move to Coral Springs, perhaps it was because Coral Springs reminds you of what a big city isn’t . Friendly. Mayberry USA. That may have been the type of city we were many years ago (1990) but…

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BellSouth: 10 Digit Dialing Are we stupid or what?

Revised 05/15/02: Spelling Grammar and other stuff fixed. Recently Bellsouth forced us to start dialing a 10 digit phone number instead of the 7 digits we were all use to. The reason was simple. We are running out of numbers. I gave this some thought came to the conclusion that we must be stupid to accept this as an answer. The one thing we are not running out of is numbers.  Don’t believe me? then read on: A 7 digit number can have 10 million possible combinations. Is it possible that we have 10,000,000  phones in this county? There are…

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