In Profile: Jerry Fadgen Plantation City Counsel President

Plantation City Council President: Jerry Fadgen Biographical information: Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA Years in Florida: 31 years House of worship: St. Gregory Catholic Church Family: Married to Kathleen Ann since 1970, 40 years last May. Two grown sons, both Eagle Scouts, a C.P.A. and Software Engineer, respectively. Prior Occupation: Certified Public Accountant   Family/human interest:   […]

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Interview with: Judge Elijah Williams

In 1959, I was born in the Dixie Court housing projects in Fort Lauderdale. Simply put, children were much different than they are today. I grew up in an era in which children had a deeper respect for parents, police officers, school officials, and authority figures in general. Neither parents nor teachers spared the rod. As a result, the mere thought of armed police officers stationed at schools as

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In Profile: Judge Cheryl J. Aleman

Biographical Info Education: Wheaton College (B.A.), University of Colorado (J.D.) Lived: In Florida for 15 years Worship: We attend a “traditional” church, but we also belong to a small group of believers, who regularly meet to study the Bible, encourage each other, and share a meal together, not unlike the early apostolic Church. Together, we […]

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Marco Rubio: From underdog to frontrunner

  Personal infomation Birth Place:  Miami, Florida Marital status:   Married to Jeanette Children:  Four Home church:  Christ Fellowship – West Kendall Occupation:  Attorney Family/human interest Q:Who has most shaped you as a leader – your mother or your father? Why?   A:I think both.  I strongly believe that the ideal setting to raise a […]

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Interview: Tewanah Aman

Conducted by Scott Spages Personal information:Birth Place:   Gastonia, North CarolinaYears in Florida:Moved to Florida in 1969.Married John Aman in 1995Occupation: Executive Director ofBroward County Right to LifeFamily and interests:Q:     Where did you grow up and what was it like? A:     My younger years were spent in North Carolina and Georgia. My father’s profession required […]

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Intrvw: Ft Laud’s Commissoner Rogers

Biographical informationBirthplace: Fort Lauderdale.Years in Florida: entire lifetime.Married to Candice for 31 years.Two sons.Attorney.Former chairman of the deacons, and current trustee, of First Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale.Fort Lauderdale’s 4th District City Commissioner. Family/human interest Q: Where did you grow-up and what was it like? A: Well, I grew up in Fort Lauderdale, and back […]

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School Board Member

Kevin P. Tynan’s biographical informationBorn: New Brunswick, N.J.Florida residence: since 1975.House of worship:    St. Mark’s Catholic Church.Married since 1983.Children: Two.Occupation: Attorney Family/human interest Q: Where did you grow up and what was it like? A: I was born and raised in New Jersey, with a one-year stint in Bermuda when I was four; but […]

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Hope, works to give children better future

Broward County School Board Member Phyllis C. Hope spoke with Scott Spages about the changes she hopes to see in Broward schools and her South Florida upbringing. Hope was born in Pompano Beach, and is now the married mother of two and grandmother of four. She attends Piney Grove Baptist Church in Ft. Lauderdale. BackgroundScott […]

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Marco Rubio has ‘100 Innovative Ideas’ for Florida

Marco Rubio is the former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives. He recently announced his plans to run against Gov. Charlie Crist for the United States Senate for the Republican seat that Sen. Mel Martinez currently holds. Scott Spages interviewed the Miami native on his policies, his book and his inspiration for running for […]

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