City moves forward on affordable senior housing project in Highland Gardens neighborhood

Hollywood residents may not be aware of the struggle many of their senior neighbors face to pay for a quality house or apartment. But all that could change soon. At a recent meeting, the Hollywood Commission joined an agreement with Pinnacle Housing Group and the City of Hollywood to provide a local government loan for […]

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City of Hollywood agrees to new purchases

The City of Hollywood will soon have new police cars. The Commission agreed to a purchase order between Stingray Chevrolet and the City of Hollywood for 24 new 2017 Chevrolet Caprice police patrol vehicles in the amount of $774,024. The Commission also agreed to an expenditure of federal law enforcement forfeiture funds to provide funding […]

South Broward High School’s Wind Symphony Band to play Carnegie Hall in April 2017

The South Broward High School Wind Symphony Band will travel by train to New York City to perform at Carnegie Hall in April 2017. The band will leave early in the morning on April 12 and return April 17. Band members hope to raise $120,000 to pay for the costs of the trip. The train […]

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 African American Advisory Council urges commission to remove Confederate street names

Should Hollywood streets named after leaders of the Confederacy be changed?  A number of residents including members of the African American Advisory Council believe so and the Hollywood Commission is taking a look at this issue. During a recent meeting, members of the Commission discussed the matter as well as some of the problems that might […]

Bethune Elementary students ‘give peace a chance’

Students at Bethune Elementary School for the Arts recently had the opportunity to learn about video production, courtesy of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus. The visit was a part of the Turnaround Arts school program, which focuses on exposing students in academically struggling schools to the arts in order to encourage academic achievement. The Tour Bus […]

March 11 Party with a Purpose raises nearly $2K for local non-profits

Party with a Purpose, a monthly networking and fundraising event, was held last night to benefit two Hollywood-based non-profits. Nearly 50 community leaders and movers and shakers gathered at The Greek Joint in Downtown Hollywood to network and socialize. The event raised money the Greater Hollywood Jaycees and the Liberia Economic and Social Development organization. Mindy […]

Community Enhancement Collaboration (CEC) plans annual holiday events; seeks volunteers

The Community Enhancement Collaboration, Inc. (CEC) is planning to hold three holiday events to celebrate and feast with the South Florida community at the Washington Park Community Center at 5199 Pembroke Road in Hollywood.  On Tuesday November 18th, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., there will be the 15th Annual Washington Park Thanksgiving Feast. “We will […]