Update: Confederate street sign debate in Hollywood

At a recent Hollywood Commission meeting, the issue of streets named for Confederate generals continues to develop. During citizen’s comments, a number of people spoke in favor of, and against, revising the controversial street signs. Lunelle Siegel says she’s concerned that efforts are being made to erase U.S. history. She fears the next step would be […]

Hollywood’s Summer Camp programs begin June 13; kids 4 and under can learn to swim for free

Registration is now open for a wide variety of affordable summer camp options for Hollywood youth aged 5 – 17.  2016 programs include Junior Beach Lifeguard Camp, Maximizing Out of School Time (M.O.S.T.) Camp, Science, Education & Adventure (S.E.A.) Camp and Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (S.T.E.M.) Themed Camp. Aquatic programs are also available at the Driftwood Pool […]

Panthers Street Cats visit Driftwood Middle School

The Florida Panthers, the National Hockey League (NHL), and the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) are working to bring the EverFi Future Goals program to South Florida Schools. Bill Lindsay, a Florida Panther Alumni and the Panthers Street Cats initiative visited students at Driftwood Middle School as the school had the highest participation in the […]

Local leaders concerned for the future of Hollywood with departure of City Manager

  Hollywood City Manager Cathy Swanson-Rivenbark has officially accepted the position of City Manager for Coral Gables. She was well respected for her work but had received some criticism for her handling of a group of contract workers. “She did a phenomenal job and got us through the worst times our city has ever seen,” […]

Great Neighborhoods Challenge II winners announced

The Hollywood Great Neighborhoods Challenge (GNC) II wrapped up with an awards ceremony at the Fred Lippman Multi-Purpose Center. The GNC II was held to encourage people to improve the properties and enhance curb appeal. People who had worked hard to improve their properties got together to socialize and recognized people and families who made […]

Hollywood Police Department is distributing SmartWater kits in select neighborhoods in Hollywood

Hollywood residents who want another tool in protecting their property from burglary will now have one. The Hollywood Police Department is introducing SmartWater CSI, a crime prevention strategy that is designed to deter thieves. SmartWater offers a forensic taggant. It is a liquid that looks and feels like water and comes in a kit that […]