Monday, 30 January 2017 18:28
Comprehensive cancer center and research facility will be first in South Florida to offer proton therapy. WHAT: The $430 million, 445,000-square-foot Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, has opened its doors. Led by renowned cancer surgeon and researcher Michael J. Zinner, M.D., the four-story facility located on the Baptist Hospital campus consolidates clinical services, cancer research, and technology platforms under one roof. Miami Cancer Institute provides patients from the community and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean access to some of the most sophisticated treatments in the world as well as clinical trials. It is among a handful of centers in the nation and the first in South Florida to offer proton therapy, which beams radiation directly to a tumor to destroy cancer cells while avoiding healthy tissue.
Friday, 27 January 2017 16:01
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Over 95 percent of the 23,000 items left at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) have already been returned to their rightful owners. Despite our best efforts, we could not return some items because they lacked identification. The baggage consultant hired by the County has photographed and placed these unreturned items on a website. The website (www.global-bms.com) is now live for passengers to search and claim bags and personal items left at FLL.
Friday, 27 January 2017 15:39
Broward County, FL - Broward County Transit (BCT) recently named retired Bus Operator, Kenneth Ross as its 2016 Transit Hero for his efforts to rescue an abandoned child last June. Ross has worked for BCT for 31.5 years, starting as a Coach Service Attendant in 1985, and retiring from County service earlier this month.
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 20:58
Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks is urging members of the diaspora to take advantage of investment opportunities in Jamaica. “It is now time to formalize an investment pipeline with you, our own diaspora, especially as we seek to empower Jamaicans at home and abroad as a part of the commonwealth of Jamaica,” Marks said while delivering the keynote address at the Help Jamaica Medical Mission’s 6th Annual Black Tie affair last month in New Jersey.
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 20:58
Social Security in the United States said it is committed to treating all Americans fairly. This extends to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people covered by Social Security programs. The U.S. recognizes same-sex couples’ marriages in all states, and some non-marital legal relationships, for purposes of determining entitlement to Social Security benefits, Medicare entitlement, and eligibility and payment amount for Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
Monday, 16 January 2017 15:38
Small businesses may be eligible to receive up to $5,000, MIAMI – Small business owners in Miami-Dade's District 4 are invited to apply for Commissioner Sally Heyman's Annual Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program. Applicants may be eligible to receive up to $5,000, depending on the number of applicants, which can be used for purchasing equipment, supplies, inventory, commercial liability insurance, security systems, advertising and marketing and making minor renovations. Applications will be accepted February 6 through February 24, 2017.
Thursday, 12 January 2017 16:19
January 9, 2017 --- Miami, Florida – On Saturday, January 14, 2017, 9am to 1pm, in commemoration of annual Martin Luther King Day of Service, Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP in collaboration with other external community partners in organizing beautification and landscaping projects at its adopted Brownsville Middle School in Liberty City, 4899 NW 24th Ave, Miami, FL 33142. This community event will bring together local citizens and their families to serve a local school in a community of need and advance Dr. King’s dream of social justice and economic opportunity for all.
Thursday, 12 January 2017 16:12
A Discussion on the Representation and Influence of African Culture in South Florida. Fort Lauderdale, FL (January 3, 2017) - The “Diversity in Design Arts” panel discussion, slated for Saturday, February 4, from 11:00AM - 3:00PM, will feature presentations on the cultural impact of Black Art, Architecture and Design on South Florida communities. This second installment of the annual event brings together four of South Florida’s most sought after names in architecture, fine art and design.
Thursday, 12 January 2017 16:09
Join The City of Miramar at a candlelight vigil in remembrance of the 7th anniversary of the Haiti Earthquake and the recent Hurricane Matthew tragedy, Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Miramar Regional Park, 16801 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, FL 33027 from 6pm-9pm. The event will include a free concert featuring Harmonik, Born 2 Serve, Richie of the band Klass, and Inger Hanna.
Monday, 09 January 2017 16:25
TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) invites customers of Utilities Inc. of Florida (Utilities, Inc.) to participate in customer service hearings in Punta Gorda and Lake Placid on the utility’s petition for a water and wastewater rate increase. The hearings will allow customers to provide public comment on Utilities Inc.’s rate request. Customer input will be taken into consideration when the Commission considers this request.
Friday, 06 January 2017 21:59
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - County governmental offices will be closed on Monday, January 16th, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Many online services such as ePay are still available at Broward.org. Additional exceptions include:
Friday, 06 January 2017 15:26
Emirates Airlines has begun nonstop service from Broward’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) to Dubai, marking a new chapter in international air travel between Broward County and the Middle East. County and tourism officials and a host of dignitaries welcomed the Emirates Boeing 777 on Thursday, December 15th. It was also the first time a 777 airplane has landed at FLL. The airport’s central location, its “easy in, easy out” reputation, and a current partnership between Emirates and JetBlue Airways, made FLL attractive to Emirates. FLL is the second airport in Florida to have nonstop service to the Middle East. The Dubai to Fort Lauderdale flight takes 15 hours. Visit Broward.org/Airport.
Friday, 06 January 2017 15:09
BROWARD COUNTY, FL -Broward County Water and Wastewater Services has been named first place winner of the 2016 Division 6 Outstanding Distribution System award by the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association (FSAWWA). The award was presented at a recent conference in Orlando.