Sunny Isles

Sunny Isles Beach K-8’s Students are Winners

#22 NSE SIB K-8

Texting is a popular form of communication among our students, but Ms. Ward’s sixth grade students excel at traditional forms of writing as well. This month, the Florida State Poets Association announced that Luke Favata, Andrea Garcia, Sebastian Smith and Daniel Block were recognized as winners in the 2013-2014 Student …

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The City Commission

Please join us in the Commission Chambers at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, 2014. The meeting opens with five special presentations: a report by Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue Chief Dave Downey, a proclamation proclaiming April, 2014 as “Water Conservation Month” in the City of Sunny Isles Beach, a proclamation …

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Dan Palmer Remembered at SIB Commission Meeting

Commissioner George “Bud” Scholl, Aventura Marketing Council President Elaine Adler, Mayor Norman S. Edelcup, Denise Rubin,
Judy Weinberg, Justin Brooks, Commissioner Jeanette Gatto, NSE SIB K-8 Student Council President Timothy Bryd,
Commissioner Jennifer Levin, Vice Mayor Isaac Aelion.

The City of Sunny Isles Beach recently named a bench at Heritage Park in memory of Dan Palmer, longtime Editor of the Sunny Isles Beach Sun Community Newspaper. His grandson, Justin Brooks, was present to accept a memento on the family’s behalf, a framed photograph of the bench. Additionally, a donation …

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City Historian, Richard C. Shulman, Turns 80


At the end of the March 20th Sunny Isles Beach City Commission Meeting, cake was cut and birthday wishes were flying freely for long-time City Historian Richard C. Schulman. His 80th birthday was actually the next day, but his daughter and friends at the Government Center certainly couldn’t let that …

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Easter, April 20, 2014

Richard C. Schulman

Easter is the annual festival commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the principal feast of the Christian year. It is celebrated on a Sunday on varying dates between March 22 and April 25 and is therefore called a movable feast. The dates of several other ecclesiastical festivals, extending over …

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GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

GFOA Award - Left to right: Mayor Norman S. Edelcup, Commissioners Jennifer Levin and George “Bud” Scholl, NSE SIB K-8 Student Council President Timothy Bryd, Purchasing Agent Andrew Rozwadowski, Executive Assistant to City Manager Cheryl Williams, Finance Director Audra Curts-Whann, Assistant Finance Director Tiffany Neely-Jean, Senior Accountant Joe Glendale, Accounting Technician Elena Pavlova, Accounting Technician Janet Diaz-Rego, Cultural & Community Services Director Susan Simpson, Vice Mayor Isaac Aelion, Commissioner Jeanette Gatto.

At a recent Sunny Isles Beach City Commission Meeting, the members of the Finance Department were recognized for their contribution to the City’s achieving the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the seventh consecutive year that the …

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Backfires are not always preventable

Cartoon Boom

A backfire is a mistimed explosion in the cylinder or in the exhaust of an internal combustion engine like a car or truck or any another engine. A backfire is also synonymous with something that failed in an adverse way. You were trying to help and make things better and …

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