Wednesday , 2 September 2015

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Superintendent to present schools update, Sept. 14

Superintendent to present schools update, Sept. 14

Miami-Dade Schools superintendent Alberto Carvalho will discuss 2015-16 school year planning during his annual appearance before a Kendall audience on Monday, Sept. 14. The public is invited to hear his commentary on plans for Miami-Dade schools at 7 p.m. at the Kendall Village Center Community Pavilion, 8625 SW 124 Ave., ...

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Camillus House focuses on care for homeless

Camillus House focuses on care for homeless

The charity “that began with a bowl of cornflakes” continues to help Miami- Dade’s homeless. “That’s how Brother Mathias Barrett, the founder of Camillus House, would tell people how the organization began,” said Andria Hanely, vice president of development for the 55-year-old humanitarian organization named after Saint Camillus de Lellis, ...

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Two Kendall police officers earn recognition from CAC

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Two Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) Kendall District Officers were honored during June and July by the district’s Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) for outstanding performance. Officer Francisco Moreno, a 23-year Miami-Dade Police veteran, received special honors for his “strong work ethic” and establishing a good example for junior officers in the ...

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$10 million earmarked for government center

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Along-sought county government center for western Miami-Dade County is on track to become a reality in West Kendall. Co-sponsored by Commissioners Juan C. Zapata and Audrey M. Edmonson, an enabling resolution allocates $10 million from the current $255 million five-year draw of BBC (Building Better Communities) bond funding for financing. ...

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Pets Trust supporters rally to restore $19M program

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Wearing red shirts and waving red handkerchiefs, supporters of the Kendall-born Pets Trust organization passionately pleaded with Miami-Dade Commissioners on July 14 to restore the voter-approved program. “We are determined to see that the people’s will is carried out,” declared Michael Rosenberg, referring to an estimated $19 million plan approved ...

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