CS Fire Department Still in Business Despite Hazing

by Howard Melamed Coral Springs: May 27/03 A recent event known as Hazing, placed the  Coral Springs Fire Department once again on the front pages of the Sun Sentinel.  This occurred when 5 out of  200 members of the fire department decided to indoctrinate a new member of the squad, who happened to be female.  They tied her up (hog tied as someone would put it) and she actually feared that she may be raped or even worse, she might have had to endure having the food of the fire department cook on duty that particular evening shoved down her…

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Seniors In Cars are More Dangerous than SARS

Coral Springs: May 10/03 This week, an 82 year old man got into his car and decided that the gas pedal (accelerator) was the brake. The car lunged forward, and the more it lunged, the more the poor fellow pressed down on the pedal thinking it was his brake. He couldn’t understand why the car was not stopping.  The people that got hurt inside the Post Office at Atlantic and Riverside Drive, couldn’t understand why a car was now crashing through the window of the post office into them pinning a 2 year old girl in a carriage under the…

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