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  1. ONLINE ONLY: Algae washes ashore at Isla Blanca Park — April 24, 2017
  2. PERFECT SET — April 21, 2017
  3. Autism Awareness Walk Saturday — April 21, 2017
  4. Early voting opens Monday — April 21, 2017
  5. Town to celebrate Earth Day — April 21, 2017

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Apr 24 2017

ONLINE ONLY: Algae washes ashore at Isla Blanca Park

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com A Brownsville HAZMAT team responded to Isla Blanca Park on South Padre Island earlier today after an unknown substance washed ashore. After testing the substance officials determined it to be a non-harmful form of algae. The blue-green algae, described as not a threat to humans, “will tend to …

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Apr 21 2017

PERFECT SET

Surfers from across state to compete this weekend By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com ONLINE UPDATE: The call has been postponed until next weekend. Some of the best surfers in the state will be on South Padre Island to compete in the Texas Gulf Surfing Association’s (TGSA) South Padre Open. So said one of …

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Apr 21 2017

Autism Awareness Walk Saturday

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Residents from across the Laguna Madre region will be lacing up their walking shoes and joining together for a good cause this weekend. April marks National Autism Awareness Month and this Saturday students, parents and staff from the Point Isabel Independent School District will partake in a walk …

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Apr 21 2017

Early voting opens Monday

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Early voting in the Laguna Vista general and special election will run from April 24 through April 29 City Hall from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.at City Hall, 122 Fernandez Street. Additionally, extended early voting hours will be conducted Monday and Tuesday, May 1 and 2 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m., also …

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Apr 21 2017

Town to celebrate Earth Day

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS The public is invited to the Laguna Vista Earth Day Celebration on Earth Day this Saturday, April 22 from 10am to 1 p.m. at Roloff Park at the gazebo (at Beach and Saunders streets). Event organizers will sponsor educational booths, games and refreshments, according to City Manager Rolando Vela. Educational …

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Apr 21 2017

LEGALESE: County stalls on Active Transportation Plan

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Cameron County Commissioners’ Court struggled to reach a consensus and ultimately stalled on taking any action in regards to the Lower Rio Grande Valley Active Transportation and Tourism Plan during a regular meeting Tuesday, April 18. At issue were two words —”support” and “adoption” — and what …

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Apr 21 2017

EDC reviews Spring Break economic impact

By KEVIN RICH Special to the PRESS The SPI Economic Development Corporation (EDC) reviewed a draft report from Aaron Economic Consulting, LLC. regarding the economic impact of Spring Break during their April 18 meeting. “I got a call from the Mayor asking me what kind of study we’ve ever had done on the economic impact of …

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Apr 21 2017

Derry to get new cafeteria equipment

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Point Isabel School Board of Trustees made quick work of Tuesday’s regular meeting, approving a cafeteria equipment purchase, approving a proclamation in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week and recognizing community volunteers. Derry Elementary School will receive new equipment to replace aging units at the school cafeteria. The …

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Apr 21 2017

Lady Tarpons Compete at Area Meet

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Seven Port Isabel High Lady Tarpon athletes competed at this week’s UIL Area Track and Field Meet at La Feria.  The one-day meet went off on Thursday (April 20) and the results were not available at press time. Natalie Garza, Sabrina Garza, Simone Harry, Ava Gomez, Brisia Gonzales, …

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Apr 21 2017

Throwers Mock, Torres Compete at Area

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel High track and field athletes Trey Mock and Ian Torres both competed in throwing events at this week’s UIL Area Track and Field Meet at La Feria.  The one-day meet was held this Thursday (April 20) and final results were not available at press time. Nine …

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