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  1. Pinecrest Scoutmaster David Ziska dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Miami Herald

    Scoutmaster David Ziska and his wife Julie, the troop committee chairman of Troop 457, built one of the most successful Boy Scout programs in the country from their Pinecrest neighborhood. For the first 20 or so years, Troop 457 cranked out an average 11 Eagle Scouts per year - a number practically unheard of in scouting.

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  2. Palmetto Bay celebrates 13 years with a picnic and the dunking of its mayor in a water tankRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The Miami Herald

    The village of Palmetto Bay threw a fete for itself and nearly 4,000 residents and guests from surrounding neighborhoods for its 13th anniversary Saturday with its annual Celebration Picnic at Coral Reef Park. Under occasional threatening skies that doused Miami-Dade later in the day, the only one to get wet during the three-hour fest, which featured 3,500 free hot dogs, 2,000 ears of corn, 2,500 slices of pizza, 2,000 bags of chips and 6,000 cans of sodas and water, was its re-elected Mayor Eugene Flinn who good-naturedly perched atop a dunk tank.

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  3. Palmetto Bay vote for non-discrimination policy brings village into Title VI complianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The Miami Herald

    Palmetto Bay council members on Tuesday adopted by resolution a non-discrimination policy establishing publicly available guidelines on how to file discrimination complaints related to the village bus system. The move came after the Miami-Dade Transit Authority - through which Palmetto Bay can receive federal funds - notified the village in August that it wasn't in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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  4. The Flatiron School, Palmer Trinity offering student coding schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Joining a wave of new coding-school options for South Florida high school students, Palmer Trinity School of Palmetto Bay is teaming up with The Flatiron School, a New York City school well-known for web and mobile development, to offer immersive coding courses to local high school students this summer. Students aged 13 to 18 enrolled in The Flatiron Pre-College Academy at Palmer Trinity will learn how to build and launch web applications using tools such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Ruby.

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  5. Make streets safe for bicyclists and driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Every major city I've visited has designated bicycle lanes. World leaders recognize that riding bicycles improves physical health, as well as the health of cities as a whole, since bicycles cut down on traffic and pollution.

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  6. Narrow networks leave some Obamacare consumers lacking optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    For about $200 a month, commercial real estate agent Harrison Klein was pretty satisfied with his Affordable Care Act healthcare coverage. Like many consumers purchasing insurance on the federal exchange, Klein looked at sticker price when choosing a plan.

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  7. A look back at Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimeneza s top donorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    As Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez revs up fund-raising for his 2016 reelection bid, it's worth looking back at the backers of his previous mayoral campaigns. Dade Data sorted through 3,663 campaign-finance entries from Gimenez's successful mayoral runs in 2011 and 2012 to tally his Top 20 donors from both races.

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  8. Cuban migrants come ashore in Palmetto BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper.

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  9. The archbishop biker: Thomas Wenski leads poker run across Miami-DadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Families gathered for an early Mass in Palmetto Bay on Sunday, then skipped a traditional brunch, kicked up the stands of their motorcycles, and roared up and down South Florida streets. Leading the charge was Archbishop Thomas Wenski, wearing jeans and leather jacket, riding his black Harley Davidson Street Glide during the annual poker run hosted by the Archdiocese of Miami.

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  10. Palmetto Bay council will meet Wednesday to discuss choosing new village managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    The Palmetto Bay council will convene for a special meeting on Wednesday to vote on whether or not to give Building Director Ed Silva the village manager's job on a interim basis starting April 1. The current village manager, Ron Williams, will see his contract expire on March 31 and has decided to retire instead of asking to renew. "We've got three members of the council that have at least four years if not eight years before them, so it's time for them to work out a new administration," Williams said.

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  11. Gabrielle Union: Why I didna t sign a prenup with Dwyane WadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    The Top Five actress told Yahoo News why she and hubby of five months Dwyane Wade have a prenup: "For women in Hollywood, when they're coupling, everything is about the brand. Everything is about latching on to a rising star, so you can kick your heels up.

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  12. Palmetto supporters defend schoola s cleanlinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    For the second time in a month, students at a Miami-Dade County high school have taken to the web with nasty photos purporting to expose unsanitary pictures at their school. Anonymous, unconfirmed photos claiming to show bathrooms at Miami Palmetto Senior High covered in feces and used sanitary pads were sent to a community news outlet, the Miami New Times first reported .

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  13. Coach Al Sheeler, who built a swim team a factorya in Miami, dies at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    If you were a young swimmer in the 1960s through the '80s with near perfect technique and the discipline to excel, chances are you learned from one of the best: Coach Alvin Sheeler, namesake of his Sheeler Winton Swim Club. His swimmers at his massive swimming complex in South Miami-Dade, now Palmetto Bay, knew him as Coach Sheeler.

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  14. MLK Day events in South FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    The third annual expo is a community event that gives peoples the opportunity to network with business professionals and learn about area products and services, personal finance, and tax breaks. Ninety businesses from throughout South Miami-Dade are represented.

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  15. Miami-Dade mayor cites Bush, Rubio in early bid for reelection cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez began fund-raising calls this week for his 2016 reelection campaign, an early offensive that people close to the mayor said is designed to ward off major challengers. In an interview, Gimenez said the fund-raising launch 20 months before the election was prompted by other political considerations - namely, Jeb Bush joining Marco Rubio as a likely presidential candidate from Miami.

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  16. Council to address village managera s contract, vote on comprehensive planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    The Palmetto Bay Village Council will convene Monday night for their first regular meeting of the year to vote on updates to its comprehensive plan, discuss the village manager's contract, and approve preparations for a special election concerning the Alexander Montessori school's expansion. Another, sponsored by council person Karyn Cunningham, directs the village manager to develop a framework for a five-year strategic plan for the village.

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  17. Southern Cross Stargazer for Dec. 14-20, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    At dusk, fading Mars in Capricornus, the Sea Goat, is visible in the southwest until 8 p.m. Brilliant Venus, the Evening Star, emerges from the southwestern horizon to the lower right of Mars. Dim Neptune sails high across the southwest in Aquarius.

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  18. Pinecrest takes measures to protect residents against lightning strikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    There have been six lightning fatalities in Florida this year alone, according to data collected by the National Weather Service, and Pinecrest has taken measures to protect its residents, with most municipal parks now equipped with lightning detection and warning technology. The Thor Guard devices, which measure electrostatic charges at ground level and in the atmosphere, will sound a 15-second horn and flash an amber-colored strobe when lightning is 97 percent likely to strike within a two-mile radius in the next eight to 20 minutes.

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  19. Palmetto Bay residents oppose proposed site for fire stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    To get the fire station it badly needs to fill a longstanding coverage gap in its northeastern area and in neighboring Pinecrest, Palmetto Bay will have to fight its own residents in court - or find an alternate location. "Clearly it doesn't belong in a residential neighborhood.

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  20. Booker T. Washingtona s Devonaire Clarington, Westminster Christiana s...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    The 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Tour visited Westminster Christian School in Palmetto Bay to select athlete Jordan Cronkrite and running back Tim Irvin Westminster Christian School honored them before their teammates, classmates, fans and family during a Selection Tour Stop in the gymnasium. "Jordan and Tim and all of the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl players were selected not only for their ability on the football field, but also because they demonstrate mental, emotional and physical toughness - similar strengths to those of our Army Soldiers," said Mark S. Davis, deputy assistant secretary of the Army for marketing. 1 comment

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