NEWS FROM: Dadeland, East Kendall, South Miami
SoapboxThe Miami Herald , Jun 6
I have been speaking to South Mayor Vice Mayor Walter Harris for several months regarding my concern about our city being included in the ca... tegory of “dense urban area.” Harris went to our city manager, Steven Alexander, to discuss this. Alexander told Harris that the city is eligible for various funds, including grants, that it would not otherwise receive without that designation. Our citizenry is being kept in the dark about what will be demanded of our city for accepting any “outside” funds. I suspect that we will be forced to accept even more low-income developments that:
South MiamiThe Miami Herald , May 30
The mayor and a commissioner wanted to make sure their top administrator doesn’t leave.
SoapboxThe Miami Herald , May 30
Palmetto Bay council member Joan Lindsay’s Town Hall meeting on May 21, revealed many facts to the standing-room-only crowd about the... Palmer Trinity School expansion issue. Village Attorney Dexter Lehtinen really took the lead with his presentation clarifying the issues (posted on the attorney’s page on the Palmetto Bay website). It now appears that the adverse campaign instigated by Palmer and their supporters was not supported by facts.
South MiamiThe Miami Herald , Feb 15
After South Miami officials missed county deadlines for building a new pool, the county was ready to withdraw funding for the project in the... predominantly black side of South Miami.
South MiamiThe Miami Herald , May 10
South Miami Commissioner Bob Welsh is butting heads with City Manager Hector Mirabile.
Police found a man sought for a South Miami hit-and-run crash in New York on Tuesday.
Palmetto BayCommunity Newspapers , Mar 15
The Knight Foundation has granted millions to local arts programs to help elevate Miami into a world-class cultural destination. Those gran...
More than a thousand people packed a South Miami church for a special mass. The archbishop performed a traditional high mass in Latin for t...
TRAFFICThe Miami Herald , Feb 4
A person died after two crashes involving four cars on Bird Road in South Miami-Dade Thursday night.
Florida's Republican Senate nominee Marco Rubio spent heavily on four reelection campaigns as a state legislator, though he never faced a se... rious challenge. Between 2000 and 2006, he shelled out about $676,451 for political consulting, television advertising and other routine campaign costs. He reimbursed himself about $11,436 for equipment, travel and meals. That's also routine. But one payment stands out: a $1,485.55 check cut on June 12, 2002, to "Marco Rubio Bank of America Auto Finance Corp." for "auto expense," according to public records.
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