Stories written by Suzy Trutie

Miami-Dade partners in study with American Cancer Society

Miami-Dade County is partnering with the American Cancer Society as it looks to local residents to help finish the fight against cancer by reaching full enrollment in a historic research study. Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) will give scientists a better understanding of cancer causes and prevention. The Society is looking for local men and women […]

Miami-Dade partners in study with American Cancer Society

Miami-Dade County is partnering with the American Cancer Society as it looks to local residents to help finish the fight against cancer by reaching full enrollment in a historic research study. Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) will give scientists a better understanding of cancer causes and prevention. The Society is looking for local men and women […]

Mayor appoints Emilio T. Gonzalez as county’s new aviation director

Miami – Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez has appointed Dr. Emilio T. Gonzalez as the new director of the Miami-Dade Aviation Department, effective Apr. 1. Dr. Gonzalez’s appointment follows the resignation of José Abreu, who announced his resignation on Jan. 4. Abreu’s last day with the county is Mar. 31. “I want to thank […]

County parking garage, building receive LEED Gold Certification

Miami-Dade County’s West Lot Parking Garage and Office Building in downtown have earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Located at 220 NW Third Street, the sixlevel, 320,127 square foot structure includes 266,867 square feet of parking throughout the six levels; 52,260 square feet of […]

Police director J.D. Patterson Jr. confirmed by county commission

Police director J.D. Patterson Jr. confirmed by county commission

The Miami-Dade County Commission confirmed Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez’s appointment of J.D. Patterson Jr. as the Miami-Dade Police Department’s new director at its Feb. 5 meeting. Patterson assumed his new role immediately overseeing the department’s 4,065 employees and $526 million budget. “Director Patterson’s proven experience, leadership skills and unquestionable integrity make him the ideal person […]