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THE MOTHER OF ALL POLITICAL BOMBS GETS DROPPED ON STODDARD
 
The Chinese government just announced that it had caught up with the U.S. and developed its own version of the Mother of All Bombs, a giant conventional weapon with the explosive power of a small nuclear warhead.  That news reminded me of what just happened at the January 3rd meeting of the South Miami City Commission. Stephen Cody, the man who is taking Mayor Philip Stoddard before the... Read More »
 
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JOE CAROLLO: THE ECZEMA OF MIAMI POLITICS
 
American publisher Elbert Hubbert once wrote: “Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom for himself.” A tyrant is a cancer; a petty tyrant is more like a rash, irritating, but eventually it fades and goes away. Joe Carollo has long been the eczema of Miami politics. Joe once was a member of the City of Miami Commission. Later, he became mayor, was succeeded by Xavier Suarez... Read More »
 
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CELEBRATING 60 YEARS OF MARIST EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE
 
Columbus turns 60! Over the past six decades, the school has grown and flourished in so many ways, from facilities and enrollment to the curriculum and alumni support.

This 60th anniversary year is a time to reflect on the school’s rich traditions while looking to the future with great enthusiasm. Flip through the Commemorative Edition celebrating Christopher Columbus High School. 

Click here to flip through this special commemorative issue »
 
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LOCAL CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS CELEBRATES SPECTRUM AWARDS FOR WOMEN
 

The Greater Miami & The Keys Chapter of the American Red Cross celebrated its 25th annual Sara Hopkins Woodruff Spectrum Awards for Women. Chaired by Phillis Oeters, the awards recognized outstanding women whose efforts have made significant contributions to the quality of life in South Florida. The honorary and philanthropic chairs were Swanee DiMare and Trish Bell, respectively... Read More »

 
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THE MIAMI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS JUNIOR COMPOSER-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM
 
The Miami Symphony Orchestra and its music director and conductor, Eduardo Marturet, recently introduced the Junior Composer-In-Residence Program, a unique initiative, first in its kind, that aims to find and partner with young and talented composers who are looking to take their music careers to the next level. This innovative and unique program is specially designed to bring together the best talent and provide the tools for new artists to show their work. Maestro Tarcisio Barreto will serve as a tutor to the program. Trained as a director and violinist in the National System of Youth and Children’s Orchestras... Read More »
 
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SUPPORT EDUCATION SPECIALTY LICENSE PLATE GETS FRESH LOOK?
 

After 25 years and more than a million miles on Florida’s highways, the Support Education specialty license plate has a fresh look. While the design is new, the cause remains the same — when a Florida resident purchases or renews their Support Education specialty tag, $20 goes... Read More »

 
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THREE CO-CHAIRS SELECTED TO LEAD UNITED WAY TOCQUEVILLE SOCIETY
 

Frank Gonzalez, Neisen Kasdin and Alexandra Villoch are co-chairing United Way Tocqueville Society, a 870-member elite group of Miami’s most generous givers who contribute nearly $18 million to empower residents and help fight for a stronger Miami. Gonzalez, Kasdin and Villoch are building a cabinet of 32 influential business leaders and philanthropists who make it a priority to lead by example, give at the highest levels and encourage others to do the same. Gonzalez is a returning co-chair for this group. In 2019, Tocqueville Society members will continue to give, advocate and volunteer to ensure that children receive the best possible start in school and life, families are able to set a path to financial stability, people have access to health screenings, and older adults receive the food and attention they... Read More »

 
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