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LET’S GET MIAMI-DADE BACK ON TRACK
 
While the current debate pits rail versus an enhanced bus system for residents of South Dade, there is actually much more at stake for the future of transportation in Miami Dade County. In fact, by approving rail as the preferred mode of transportation for South Dade later this month, the Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) has a timely opportunity to put all of Miami Dade County back on track. As the main sponsor and author of the 2002 People’s Transportation Plan (PTP), let there be no doubt that rail was indeed promised to the people of... Read More »
 
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FCA BRINGS ITS MESSAGE HOME FOR 800 IN ATTENDANCE AT NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS
 
Billy Graham once said, “A coach will impact more people in one year than the average person will in an entire lifetime.” Having lived around sports my entire life – playing, coaching, and being an avid fan of most any game with a ball – he definitely hit it home with this statement. No wonder it’s the driving force behind the amazing... Read More »
 
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IS THE CITY OFF THE HOOK FOR STODDARD’S LEGAL FEES?
 

Last night the South Miami City Commission took up a resolution put forward by Commissioner Josh Liebman that would repeal the authorization for the City to pay the legal bills caused by the ethics complaint lodged against Mayor Phil Stoddard. Back on April 3rd, the Mayor brought up a resolution to have the City pay for his lawyer in the Miami-Dade County Commission on Ethics and the Public Trust proceeding that Stephen Cody’s ethics complaint caused. The City Attorney later opined that what Stoddard did in presiding over and voting the resolution violated the County’s ethics code — an official can’t... Read More »

 
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TEEN LOGAN SPIEGELMAN HELPS SENIORS WITH THEIR TECH DEVICES
 
During Senior Game Day on Aug. 2 at the Palmetto Bay Library’s Edward and Arlene Feller Community Room in Ludovici Park one of the guests attending was Logan Spiegelman, 16, an incoming junior at Miami Palmetto Senior High School. Spiegelman was there to offer free services helping seniors with their technology devices — cell phones, computers, tablets — as well as... Read More »
 
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PALMETTO BAY BUSINESS ASSOCIATION MEETS CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR ELECTED OFFICE
 
We've highlighted the happenings from the recent Palmetto Bay Business Association luncheon featuring the politicians running for office positions in the upcoming election.

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COUNTY’S EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS MOBILE APP NOW AVAILABLE DURING HURRICANE SEASON
 
Need to know if your home is in a declared hurricane evacuation zone, where the nearest evacuation center is located, and where the closest emergency bus pickup to open shelters will be? There’s now an app for that. Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava recently announced that the READY Miami-Dade mobile application is now available, just in time for hurricane season. The app... Read More »
 
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BRIGHTLINE CELEBRATES FAMILY FUN MONTH; CHILDREN CAN RIDE FREE THROUGH AUG. 31
 
August is Family Fun Month and in celebration of this special time Brightline is offering its youngest riders free train rides. Up to two children 12 years of age or younger will receive complimentary tickets on Brightline with the purchase of one adult Smart service ticket. With this incentive, families are free to explore their backyard which has... Read More »
 
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