Local News for Deerfield Beach, Florida

11/26/2020

Dist. 2 Meeting-Dec. 3

Commissioner Ben Preston invites all District 2 residents to a District Meeting Thursday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Leo Robb Gymnasium at 445 SW 2 St. in Deerfield Beach. To ensure compliance with CDC recommendations, attendees will be required to adhere to a temperature check, wear facial coverings, and maintain […] Read the READ MORE.
11/26/2020

Be careful this Thanksgiving!

A lot of people like to fry their turkey for Thanksgiving. This may not be sucha smart option. It can be quite dangerous. According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, “consumer grade turkey fryers use a substantial quantity of cooking oil at high temperatures and pose a significant danger. Additionally, the oil remains hot for […] READ MORE.
11/26/2020

Winter Youth Soccer – Register Now!

The City of Deerfield Beach is excited to announce the upcoming Winter Soccer Program! Registration is currently open and is $40 for residents and $50 for non-residents. The deadline for registration is Tuesday, Dec. 1. Soccer will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. beginning on Tuesday, Dec. 1 […] Read READ MORE.
11/25/2020

Watch out for Manatees!

Watch out for Manatees! Manatee season started on Nov. 15 and runs through March 31, which means more of these gentle sea cows may be swimming in our waters and boats can do them a lot of damage if they are not careful. Broward County recently sent out a statement about Manatees, below, which gives READ MORE.
11/25/2020

BSO new technology goes online

After months of planning, training and testing, ShotSpotter is officially live in the Broward Sheriff’s Office’s Central Broward district. ShotSpotter is a gunshot surveillance system that uses sensor-based technology to detect and locate outdoor gunfire in real-time. Once the system is alerted to gunfire, ShotSpotter employees vet the information and share the details with […] READ MORE.
11/25/2020

Hit & Run driver arrested in Pompano

Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO) traffic homicide detectives arrested Jacquelyn St. John on Friday, Nov. 20 for her involvement in a hit-and-run that left a female pedestrian dead this past September. At approximately 9:12 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, Broward Regional Communications received a hit-and-run call near the 900 block of North Dixie Highway in Pompano […] READ MORE.
11/25/2020

8th Annual Turkey Giveaway

By Rachel Galvin A long line of volunteers, all wearing masks, stood in front of frozen turkeys at Delta Lodge 519 in Deerfield, just waiting for cars to drive past, drivers with tickets in hand, to pick up turkeys for this year’s Thanksgiving meal. Tickets were distributed to local churches. This is the 8th time READ MORE.
11/24/2020

Hock Exchange helps the community

  By Rachel Galvin Through the years, Mickey Kleinman, owner of the Hock Exchange, has seen his share of ups and downs in not only the pawn industry, but every industry around him. Of course, this year, with the Coronavirus, the changes for the whole world have been obvious. It seems everyone is struggling. And, READ MORE.
11/24/2020

DB Commission Meeting – Dec. 1

The Deerfield Beach City Commission meeting will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. in the City Commission Chambers, located at the City Hall Complex, 150 NE 2 Ave. in Deerfield Beach. Speakers wishing to speak at meeting must adhere to temperature checks, wear facial coverings and maintain social distancing. […] Read the READ MORE.
11/24/2020

Dist 4 Office Hours-Dec. 5

Got a question for your local commissioner? If you live in District 4, you are in luck because your commissioner, Todd Drosky, has office hours coming up on Saturday, Dec. 5. You will be able to speak with him via phone on an appointment basis between the hours of 10 a.m. and noon. To […] READ MORE.
11/24/2020

Tragedy Strikes Central America

Central America Was Rocked With Two Category 4 Hurricanes H urricane Eta made landfall on November 3rd in Central America with winds of up to 150 miles per hour. Honduras, Nicaragua, and Guatemala have been the most heavily affected countries by this category four hurricane leaving 90 people dead, 113 missing, and over 210,000 evacuated READ MORE.