Education today not like in the old days

No, they haven’t discovered any new dinosaur bones but they did dig up Ernie Sochin to tell us a few details from way back then. I can’t help but read in the newspapers each day of all the various methods being used to grade our schoolchildren. I read a lot about Common Core, FCATs, SAT’s, […]

Actors’ Playhouse presents Florida premiere of End of the Rainbow

Kathy St. George is seen as Judy Garland in

Actors’ Playhouse continues its 2013-14 season with a celebrated production of Peter Quilter’s End of the Rainbow, a new play with music. The recipient of rave reviews in London’s West End and on Broadway just last season, End of the Rainbow is making its Florida premiere at the Miracle Theatre now through Feb. 9. In the […]

Looking ahead: What’s in store for Cutler Bay?

Cutler Bay residents can expect to see a number of things going on in 2014, and although we don’t have a crystal ball we do have a few reliable sources, so we feel safe in making a few predictions. There’ll be two important meetings in the coming months, so watch for the details to be […]

Town cooks up successful ‘Chili Day in Cutler Bay’

Town cooks up successful ‘Chili Day in Cutler Bay’

The town’s annual ‘Chili Day in Cutler Bay’ event on Saturday, Jan. 4, brought residents and cooking participants out in spite of drizzly weather. Presented at Cutler Ridge Park by Mercedes Benz of Cutler Bay, the spicy comfort food competition proved as popular as ever with many returning amateur and professional chefs and fans eager […]

Completion of Old Cutler Road project cheers business owners

Completion of Old Cutler Road project cheers business owners

The road improvement project undertaken by Miami-Dade County, begun in the summer of 2012 along parts of Old Cutler Road in Cutler Bay, is finally complete with only a few landscaping touches remaining. Business owners in the affected area who had seen their customers stay away due to reduced access and traffic problems caused by […]

Americans pay it forward with historic cancer research study

One hundred years ago, the American Cancer Society began the fight of a lifetime — the fight against cancer. Now, over 300,000 people from across the country and 20,800 Florida residents have joined that fight by enrolling in the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). The American Cancer Society began a fullscale national enrollment […]

South Florida Youth Symphony helps build futures

All Across this great country, music and arts  programs are in great danger in the schools and communities of either being eliminated, or  playing  “Second Fiddle” to testing programs and financial limitations. Budgets everywhere are suffering, and tax programs, state budget cuts and insurance rates are drastically reducing the amount of funds necessary to keep […]

Compass Financial Federal CU donates $5K in toys to MCH

Compass Financial Federal CU donates $5K in toys to MCH

The members and sponsor companies of Compass Financial Federal Credit Union came together to share the joy of the holiday season with the kids at Miami Children’s Hospital by donating over $5,000 worth of new toys. “Our members and sponsor companies wanted to share the blessings of season and bring smiles to these young boys […]

Speedway staff members visit children at local care facilities

Speedway staff members visit children at local care facilities

Homestead-Miami Speedway employees and Santa Claus recently delivered holiday presents to Patches and the Speediatrics Unit of Homestead Hospital. Santa and the Speedway employees delivered wrapped presents to the pediatric patients at the two care facilities in South Miami-Dade. The team started their day spreading holiday cheer at Patches, a non-profit facility staffed by pediatric […]

There are so many things in life I don’t understand

There are so many things in life I don’t understand

I suppose that being a card-carrying elected official I should understand everything. Well with respect for our transparency laws, I must now admit that I don’t. Let’s start with the recent Black Friday phenomena. I don’t get it! Why rush to buy stuff that is in great supply and will probably be discounted even more […]

CBBA collects more than 100 toys for underpriviledged kids

CBBA collects more than 100 toys for underpriviledged kids

The Cutler Bay Business Association (CBBA) filled a large SUV with toys, books and gifts for underprivileged children during the organization’s annual Holiday Party and Toy Drive. The CBBA partnered with the Cutler Bay Policing Unit and local businesses to spread the holiday cheer in the community. Each contributed their resources and talents to make […]

Deering to open theater space with ‘One-Minute Play Festival’

The Deering Estate at Cutler opens its new theater space with the second annual South Florida “One-Minute Play Festival” on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 25 and 26. The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF), America’s largest and longest running short form theater company founded by Dominic D’Andrea, producing artist director, features one-minute plays by over 30 established […]

Town completes report on senior citizen needs

Aware of the impact that aging “babyboomers” will have on the community, the Town of Cutler Bay has posted on its website a “Senior Citizen Surveys and Needs Assessment Report” which has been an ongoing project. The report also was presented during a recent town council meeting. Because Cutler Bay has been designated a “Communities […]

Annual Redland Heritage Festival returns to the Fruit & Spice Park

Celebrate the New Year at the 39th annual Redland Heritage Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 11 and 12, at the Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187 Ave. in Homestead. The Redland Heritage Festival, a Fruit & Spice Park-staple event, celebrates the unique heritage and history of the Redland agricultural community. Participating vendors will […]

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