Puerto Rican and allies rallied together to protest and remember the anniversary of Hurricane Maria

Hundreds of people gathered in West Palm Beach for a rally and vigil that took place in the Meyer Amphitheatre on the one year anniversary when Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico. A study released by George Washington University with the Puerto Rican government stated that 2,975 fatalities

2018-09-24T22:42:07+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Featured, News, Politics|

Hey you! Vote!

Florida's primary election is this coming Tuesday, Aug. 28. The staff of the South Florida News Service would like to remind you to take part in this vital democratic process. Regardless of your choices and party preference, voting is an essential part of being American, so go do it!

2018-08-30T16:46:45+00:00 August 24th, 2018|News, Politics|

Where did the sand go?

Florida's main attraction -- its beaches -- are in danger of disappearing. In February 2017, Sen. Marco Rubio introduced the "Sand Acquisition, Nourishment and Development Act" or SAND Act in attempt to reverse the erosion issues on the Sunshine State's coastline. It would allow for the purchase of foreign sand, which is currently prohibited.

2018-08-24T11:55:16+00:00 August 24th, 2018|Business, Enviroment, News, Politics, Potential Award Entries|

Local media outlets protest Trump’s treatment of press

A number of media outlets in South Florida -- including the Miami Herald, Sun Sentinel and Palm Beach Post -- published editorials Thursday decrying President Donald Trump's treatment of newspapers, news gathering and journalists themselves. The outlets joined more than 300 others nationwide who published pieces along the same lines, including the Society of

2018-09-06T10:44:15+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Business, Journalism, News, Politics|

Recycling changes affecting Broward County

On July 6th, residents Sunrise learned that their recycling program is changing. All recyclables will no longer be processed as usual, but rather sent to a waste-to-energy incineration plant called Wheelabrator in South Broward where it will be converted to electricity. The city rejected the contract renewal with Waste Management that was set to

2018-08-10T12:16:13+00:00 August 5th, 2018|Enviroment, News, Politics|

Parkland candidates hope to appeal to youth

A recent Marjory Stoneman Douglas graduate will run against a business owner for the Parkland City Commission, a race that will serve as a measure of a the generation's political power in the wake of the tragedy. Eighteen-year-old Diego Pfeiffer will be running for Parkland's District 2 seat this year against Richard Walker, owner of

2018-08-20T11:21:44+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|MSD Aftermath, News, Parkland, Politics|