Tag Archive: Port Isabel

May 08 2015

Letters to the Editor for May 7, 2015

Special to the PRESS To jump to the second letter, click here. To jump to the third, click here. To jump to the fourth, click here. To the leaders of the City of Port Isabel Dear Editor, The last couple of weeks have been a very stressful time for our City leaders, City staff and …

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Apr 17 2015

UPDATE: Arturo Galvan Coastal Park groundbreaking location change

Special to the PRESS NOTICE: Due to predicted inclement weather, Saturday’s Arturo Galvan Coastal Park “Living Shoreline” Groundbreaking will be relocated to the Inez C. Martinez Multipurpose Instructional Building on the Derry Elementary School campus. The ceremony will start at 3 p.m. Mayor Joe E. Vega and the Port Isabel City Commission cordially invite the public …

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Apr 17 2015

Tensions rise with passage of health care district resolution

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press press@portisabelsouthpadre.com Port Isabel City Hall held a special meeting Thursday evening solely focused on potential action to approve Resolution No. 02-24-2015-01 to join several Cameron County cities to choose to create a Cameron County Healthcare District through a future election. Concerned locals attended and things became tense eventually leading …

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Feb 27 2015

Possible hotel and hospital coming to PI

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press press@portisabelsouthpadre.com James Parkey, of the Houston-based consultant firm DP Consulting, spoke to the Port Isabel City Council Feb. 10 about the practicality of adding both a hotel and a hospital to the City. Both ideas have long been discussed but have never materialized, but a pair of upcoming feasibility …

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Feb 20 2015

Lady Tarpons Eliminated in Bi-district

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons hoops squad was eliminated in the first round of the 2015 playoffs on Tuesday night by Corpus Christi West Oso. The final score of the bi-district contest, played at Riviera, was 47-36. The game was close in the first half and Port Isabel …

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Jan 30 2015

Port Isabel sued in contractor dispute

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press press@portisabelsouthpadre.com January 29, 2015 Colair Inc., a general contractor based in Mission, is suing the City of Port Isabel over disagreements regarding the numerous problems resulting from the delayed construction of the PI Cultural & Event Center. However, according to City Attorney Robert Collins, this issue stems from disputes …

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Jan 23 2015

City looks to improve Finance Department

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press press@portisabelsouthpadre.com January 22, 2015 Due to the City of Port Isabel’s unique economic funds and projects, recommendations were made during the city’s annual audit to improve the finance committee’s efficiency when submitting financial reports. The board discussed possible strategies to work towards reconciling the delayed submissions of inventory to their Finance Department. …

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Jan 09 2015

Lady Tarpons Outscore Grulla, 60-32

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS January 8, 2015 The Port Isabel High Lady Tarpons basketball squad went on the road to Rio Grande City Tuesday night and made the trip a profitable one with a 60-32 win over the Lady Gators of Grulla. The Lady Tarpons never trailed and led 21-7 at the …

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Dec 11 2014

PIISD hosts Family Meeting to discuss “DREAM Act”

By ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS Monday evening, The Point Isabel Independent School District (PIISD) held a family meeting at the library of the Point Isabel High School. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) sent representatives to the meeting to share information about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) which can be …

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Dec 08 2014

Gunfire reported near Port Isabel High School

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Earlier today, the reporting of shots fired in the Laguna Heights area near Port Isabel High School put two campuses on alert. Extra patrols have been issued around the schools in the area for the time being as a precautionary measure. “We’ve had reports of gunfire near the …

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