Deering Estate celebrates opening of its new theater

Deering Estate celebrates opening of its new theater

Board members and trustees of the Deering Estate Foundation, along with representatives from The Knight Foundation, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and Palmetto Bay’s mayor walked the red carpet at the VIP reception and ribbon cutting for the opening of the estate’s new hybrid theater space. Following cocktails the ribbon was cut and Foundation […]

UM Health Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Advanced General Dentistry offers cutting-edge, comprehensive care

Ramsey Tursun, DDS, is one of only a few surgeons in Florida who specializes in microneurosurgery to repair nerve injury to the face and oral structures.

University of Miami Health System Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Advanced General Dentistry, located at Deering Medical Plaza at Jackson South Community Hospital, provides patients with high-quality care and cutting-edge treatments for a variety of conditions of the mouth, head and neck. Under the direction of renowned oral surgeon Robert E. Marx, DDS, chief of staff, […]

Palmetto Bay: The vllage of public persecution

Why are the innocents now in the crosshairs of Mayor Shelley Stanczyk and the Palmetto Bay council? Look to the special council meeting held on Feb. 3, another low point in the annals of Palmetto Bay, when two public speakers learned the hard way why not many dare to approach the microphone and speak their […]

Daniella Levine Cava

Daniella Levine Cava, an advocate for children, families and communities recently announced her candidacy for Miami-Dade County Commissioner in District 8. “I’ve been an advocate and serving others in Miami-Dade for over 30 years, helping people to help themselves, growing local economies and strengthening the middle class. I’ve been a champion for fairness and good […]

Deering Estate Foundation installs new officers and honor partners

Pictured (l-r) are executive board members Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces director Jack Kardys; incoming president Dave A. Marley Jr.; treasurer Vicki Simmons-Hinz; vice president Buff March-Bye; secretary Liede DeValdivielso; Deering Estate Foundation executive director Mary Pettit; past president Eric Haas, and director Deering Estate at Cutler William N. Irvine.

An overflowing crowd in the historic Stone House Ballroom heard David A. Marley Jr., a veteran of the financial services industry and a dedicated Deering Estate Foundation board member, become installed as the 12th president for the term 2014-15. Out-going president Eric Haas received well-deserved gratitude for his motivational leadership and many accomplishments during his […]

Insurance Company Vs. Trees

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There seems to be a trend taking shape and it’s worrisome. In the last 6 months I’ve been contacted 5 times to evaluate the risk being posed by tree branches and palm fronds overhanging, or in close proximity to, the roof of a house. In each case the calls were prompted by a letter the […]

Deering Estate Foundation installs new officers and honor partners

Pictured (l-r) are executive board members Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces director Jack Kardys; incoming president Dave A. Marley Jr.; treasurer Vicki Simmons-Hinz; vice president Buff March-Bye; secretary Liede DeValdivielso; Deering Estate Foundation executive director Mary Pettit; past president Eric Haas, and director Deering Estate at Cutler William N. Irvine.

An overflowing crowd in the historic Stone House Ballroom heard David A. Marley Jr., a veteran of the financial services industry and a dedicated Deering Estate Foundation board member, become installed as the 12th president for the term 2014-15. Out-going president Eric Haas received well-deserved gratitude for his motivational leadership and many accomplishments during his […]

St. John Neumann musicians perform at Fairchild Challenge

A group of sixth grade students from the St. John Neumann Catholic School Eagles Choir and Musical Ensemble performed during the Fairchild Challenge. The students composed and performed a song about a day in the life of an egret in the Everglades. With their dedication and SJNCS musical director Mrs. Caballero’s guidance, the performance earned […]

Nomination are being accepted for Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program

Kohl’s Department Stores is accepting nominations for outstanding young volunteers for the 2014 Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program. Nominations for kids ages 6-18 are being accepted until Mar. 14 at kohlskids.com, and nominators must be age 21 years or older. Through the program, Kohl’s will award more than 2,300 young volunteers nearly $400,000 in scholarships and […]

St. Thomas Lutheran Church celebrates 40th anniversary

St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Palmetto Bay celebrated its 40th anniversary with a re-dedication service and luncheon on Sunday, Jan. 19. Pastor Daniel Coy presided. Located at 17700 Old Cutler Rd., the familiar landmark slope-roofed building was completed in August of 1973. Before that, the congregation met at Colonial Drive Elementary School for services. Pastor […]

Coral Reef Elementary CRABs Robotics team takes 1st place

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The Coral Reef Elementary School CRABs Robotics team took first place in the Project Category at the Cypress Swamp First Lego League Qualifying Challenge in Lakeland. The team members invented a device that can track a person’s location using radar to help find them as soon as possible in the event of a natural disaster. […]

Coral Reef Elementary CRABs Robotics team takes 1st place

Coral Reef Elementary CRABs Robotics team takes 1st place

The Coral Reef Elementary School CRABs Robotics team took first place in the Project Category at the Cypress Swamp First Lego League Qualifying Challenge in Lakeland. The team members invented a device that can track a person’s location using radar to help find them as soon as possible in the event of a natural disaster. […]

Building Offcial Charles Danger retires after 26 years of service

After nearly three decades of exemplary public service, commitment and leadership in protecting the safety of residents via building safety, building code adoption and enforcement, Charles Danger, PE, Building Official of Miami-Dade County, has retired effective Jan. 24. Danger began his county career as the Chief Electrical Inspector with the Building and Zoning Department and […]

PTS sophomore earns first place at La Plume Young Writers’ Contest

Palmer Trinity sophomore Sarah Lipshultz (’16) won High School category first place for a creative piece she wrote for the La Plume Young Writers’ Contest. La Plume offers students the opportunity to express themselves through short stories based on themes relevant to their grade level. A panel of professional journalists, actors, writers and educators evaluated […]


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