Hal Feldman

2015 hurricane season is upon us

2015 hurricane season is upon us

Meteorologist Robert Molleda from the National Weather Service visited Palmetto Bay’s Village Hall in June to talk about the looming hurricane season and how the community should prepare for. He began by showing a slide depicting the paths of all the hurricanes that have hit Florida since 1865. Between 1920-1965, ...

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Signs of summer (and winter, spring and fall)

Signs of summer (and winter, spring and fall)

The villages of Pinecrest and Palmetto Bay are wonderful bedroom communities. We drive, walk and ride through beautiful tree-lined streets with tropical foliage, play in our parks and enjoy peaceful moments. It’s one of the main reasons we choose to live here and why our homes are valued as they ...

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Palmetto Middle School takes first place in Fairchild Challenge

Palmetto Middle School takes first place in Fairchild Challenge

The Fairchild Challenge is an interdisciplinary, environmental science competition designed to engage students of diverse interests, abilities, talents and backgrounds to explore the natural world, empowering them to become the next generation of scientists, researchers, educated voters, policy makers, and environmentally-minded citizens. Put another way, the Fairchild Challenge is a ...

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Annual Mangowood Easter parade draws young egg hunters

Annual Mangowood Easter parade draws young egg hunters

The Mangowood section of Palmetto Bay is a close-knit, family-oriented community of about 300 homes. It formed its volunteer civic association back in 1958 and has been enriching the lives of its homeowners ever since. And Mangowood residents sure know how to celebrate the holidays together. Case in point, Easter. ...

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Palmetto HS Alumni Association fundraiser

Palmetto HS Alumni Association fundraiser

The Palmetto Senior High School Alumni Association held a fundraiser last month at the Banyan Bowl in Pinecrest Gardens to raise money for their new college scholarship fund. The main event was Ron Magill’s famous Sex and the Animals presentation. Before he took the stage, class of 1961 (Palmetto’s first ...

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