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Students take on ‘Category 3 Hurricane’

Sixty South Miami Middle Community School students recently participated in a special hurricane preparedness exercise at the
Miami-Dade Emergency Management Center sponsored StormZone, where they planned for and recovered from Hurricane Suzanne.

As Hurrivac computer images of Category 3 Hurricane Suzanne got closer to South Florida’s coast, Mayors Paul Zaraliy and Rene Dalamar were barking orders to their fellow South Miami Middle Community School students over the telephone. While student meteorologists provided storm briefings to student reporters, a fire in a shelter ...

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Epiphany Students Learn Life-Saving Roles at Doral Center

Epiphany Students Learn Life-Saving Roles at Doral Center

As HurrEvac computer images show Category 3 Hurricane Patricia getting closer to South Florida’s coastline, “Mayor” Patrick Cahill orders his fellow Epiphany Catholic School students to put out a fire in an evacuation shelter and relocate 1,000 residents to other evac centers in the area. “There are lives at stake, ...

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Authors outline inspiring history of South Beach

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Charles J. Kropke and Eleanor Goldstein, co-authors of South Beach: Stories of a Renaissance, chronicled the remarkable pioneers, builders and civic leaders who turned South Beach into one of the travel world’s most remarkable success stories at Books & Books in Coral Gables on May 2. In its first year ...

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Author/travel entrepreneur launches Tropic Moon Press

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Coral Gables author and travel entrepreneur Charles J. Kropke recently announced the launch of Tropic Moon Press, a new publishing company focusing on books that exhibit a genuine sense of place or a unique story line. “With the success of our first book, South Beach: Stories of a Renaissance, Tropic ...

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Gulliver hosts state Chinese Competition

Pictured at the Florida Chinese Teachers Association sixth annual Florida State Chinese Championship are (front row l-r) Gabriel Sarria and Zoe Chen; (back row l-r) Gustavo Armada, Noah Norton, Luis Nunez, Cecilia Emden, Vanessa Hollander, Alexis Wong and Stefeno Campana.

By Bay Proby…. Interest in learning the Chinese language and culture has surged in the past decade as American economic and cultural ties to China have deepened. On Jan. 28-29, Gulliver Schools hosted the Florida Chinese Teachers Association’s sixth annual Florida State Chinese Competition at the Gulliver Prep campus to ...

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NAFH National Bank dedicated to serving S. Miami customers

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By Bay Proby…. With the integration of Turnberry Bank and Metro Bank of Dade County into one well-capitalized financial institution, NAFH National Bank is dedicated to serving local business and retail customers, according to Mari Colina, vice president and manager of the South Miami office at 7312 Red Rd. “NAFH ...

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