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Indecency alleged at water park

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The South Padre Island police have arrested Daniel Eduardo Cardona, a 17-year-old Schlitterbahn employee, for indecency with a child (sexual contact) as Cardona allegedly sexually abused a 14-year-old guest at the water park. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition by clicking here or …

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Padre Blvd. upgrades coming

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The world can always use a little more beauty, especially when you live on a sub-tropical Island. The South Padre Island City Council last week approved a series of landscaping improvements for dozens of intersections along Padre Boulevard. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South …

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City Park grant sought

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The South Padre Island City Council took one step closer at its meeting last week when it approved applying for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Local Park grant program for funding to build the SPI City Park. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port …

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Firefighters Association present to Council

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The South Padre Island Firefighters Association (FFA) Local 3815 informed the City Council last week about their movement for collective bargaining and that an associated vote is set to appear on November’s ballot. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition by clicking here or …

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Biker airlifted after collision

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com At approximately 6:30 p.m., June 5 South Padre Island officers responded to a major accident involving a car and a motorcycle at 4200 Padre Blvd., at the Hibiscus Street intersection. Police officer and EMS units immediately arrived on scene. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port …

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South Padre Island to build new drive-over

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The South Padre Island City Council on Wednesday contracted with Green, Rubiano and Associates for structural engineering services for the design of an emergency vehicle access drive-over at Beach Circle. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition by clicking here or call the news …

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Two men drown at area beaches

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Two visitors died while swimming around Cameron County beaches on South Padre Island during Memorial Day weekend. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition by clicking here or call the news office at (956) 943-5545. Tweet

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Turtle Ball enjoys strong community support

  BY Pamela Cody Special to the PRESS The extended, sea turtle community came out in full force on Saturday for the annual Caguama Pachanga and Turtle Ball, held at Casa Mariposa and showed their support for the beloved sea creatures. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition …

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Three sea turtle nests discovered

Staff Report Officials with Sea Turtle Inc. (STI) announced this week that three Kemp’s Ridley nests have been found on the Island, officially signaling the start of nesting season on South Padre Island. Around 9:30 a.m., Monday, May 12 ATV patroller Alex Echinberg found the first Kemp’s Ridley nest about 7 1/2 miles north of …

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Cleanup hauls 120 tons of trash

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Volunteers statewide took to the beaches on Saturday as part of the 28th annual Texas General Land Office (GLO) Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup. More than 7,334 volunteers hauled more than 120 tons of trash that was littered up and down the Texas coastline. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe …

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