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March 9, 2017 by Marlene Hofbauer Dimirsky (Register to contact)

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Looking to update all Graduating class contact information. Please message me on here or at ***** Also Facebook page started which will be updated as plans are made.
Merritt Island High Class of 1967 50th Reunion, please check out and join group. When updated you will be notified by facebook also.

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Merritt Island Holiday Parade Set For Dec. 1, Will Start From Merritt Island High School at 10 am |

The Brevard County Sheriff's Office will close Courtenay Parkway (State Road 3) from Grove Boulevard to Merritt Avenue, and Merritt Avenue east to Plumosa ...

Two Brevard high schools ranked among best in Florida  Florida Today

Once again, high schools in Brevard County ranked among the best in Florida, according to this year's U.S. News & World Report list.

Viera High School Teacher, Coach Save Student Who Collapsed  News 13 Orlando

A Viera High student collapsed on campus during a run Tuesday afternoon, but two school staff members kept him alive.

Phantom, Mamma Mia and Chicago: Brevard high school spring theater lineup  Florida Today

Here's a list of Brevard high school productions happening this spring.

Soccer injury leaves Merritt Island player paralyzed  WESH 2 Orlando

She's a star athlete and a top student, but tonight, she's facing an uncertain future after being temporarily paralyzed in a soccer game.

'Silent strike': Demoralized and underpaid, 625 teachers have walked away from Brevard schools  Florida Today

The union sees an exodus that it says represents a "silent strike." Silent because in Florida teacher strikes are illegal. So instead of walking off the job in protest, ...

F-35 stealth fighters swoop over Space Coast ahead of Melbourne Air & Space Show  Florida Today

The first full demo flight of the F-35 Lightning II in North America will headline the Melbourne Air & Space Show, set for Saturday and Sunday.

Score! Hurlie Brown named as new coach for Merritt Island High School football  Florida Today

Mustangs name graduate to coach Merritt Island football.

10 things you may not know about Merritt Island  Florida Today

Think you know Brevard's legendary island? Here are 10 things you may not know.

Community Band has Broadway fever | Arts & Entertainment  Hometown News

BREVARD COUNTY — You can't stop the beat of the Community Band of Brevard as it opens its latest season by channeling Broadway tunes guaranteed to ...

Wellington Wrestling Club shines at tournament  Sun Sentinel

The Wellington Wrestling Club turned in a stellar performance at the recent Mustang Open at Merritt Island High School with a number of wrestlers earning top 3 ...

1972 Merritt Island Mustangs Football Team is Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame Legacy Inductee |

2018 SPACE COAST SPORTS HALL OF FAME LEGACY TEAM: The 1972 state champion Merritt Island Mustangs, which is considered to be the greatest prep ...

Stress less with H.O.T. Yoga on the Island  Hometown News

BREVARD COUNTY — For some residents, each day is usually filled with ticking off items from an endless list of chores, and we can be so busy that we lose.

Brevard Veterans Memorial Center Honors Armistice Day  News 13 Orlando

A century ago, WWI ended after four years of fighting.

Florida Did Not Make The Cut to be Home For Space Force  News 13

FLORIDA — Florida will not be the home to a Space Force. The Sunshine State did not make the cut in a short list of locations for the headquarters for a sixth ...

Brevard students honored at FLORIDA TODAY's Top Scholars awards breakfast  Florida Today

Kealan Phillips had a pretty good reason to miss FLORIDA TODAY's Top Scholars awards breakfast: He's off at Marine boot camp on Parris Island in South ...

Brevard Dad Accused of Physically Abusing Infant Daughter  News 13 Orlando

The 21-year-old father is charged with aggravated child abuse.

Brevard County Firefighters Donate Fire Truck to Small Bahamian Town  News 13 Orlando

The tiny island town of Bimini, Bahamas—with a population of 1200—now has it's first ever fire-truck thanks to some local firefighters.

Man Accused of Shooting 3 In Melbourne To Face Judge  News 13 Orlando

William Brian Stillwell faces three counts of attempted felony murder.

Melbourne Issues Precautionary Boil Water Notice  News 13 Orlando

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Thousands of Brevard beachside residents and businesses remain under a precautionary boil water notice after a main break Thursday ...

38-Year Brevard Resident, Merritt island High Teacher Charles Parker Set to Run for School Board |

Charles Parker, a resident of central Brevard County since 1980 and a teacher for over 10 years, has announced his intention to run for the Brevard School ...

Student pilot breaches security at Florida airport  News 13 Orlando

Airport officials have identified the Florida Tech student pilot accused of breaching security and boarding a plane.

Fisherman finds body in Banana River  News 13 Orlando

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — There was a large law enforcement presence on the Pineda Causeway after a body was found by a fisherman in the Banana River ...

Brevard County school science fair results released  Florida Today

Kids across Brevard County competed in science fairs this month. Below are the winning experiments from the Intracoastal Fair, the Mainland Fair and the South ...

2019 Melbourne Air and Space Show: Schedule, admission, parking, other things to know  Florida Today

Parking, schedule, cost? 2019 Melbourne Air and Space Show takes flight March 30 and 31 at Orlando Melbourne airport. What to know before you go.

Organ donor advocate Bill Hahn, who fought for life for others, dies at 62  Florida Today

The death of Bill Hahn, who founded the annual "Footprints in the Sand" kidney walk, brings an outpouring of love and memories.

Merritt Island High Grads Plan School's 50 Year Anniversary Celebration |

Mark your calendar now for Merritt Island High School's Golden Anniversary Celebration that will honor the rich history of the school and community – and 50 ...

Health Pro: Pharmacist thrives on giving peace of mind  Florida Today

Pharmacist Jessica Beal-Stahl has been with Hobbs Pharmacy on Merritt Island since 2009.

Merritt Island High School locked down following Facebook posts about fights  WESH Orlando

Merritt Island High School was locked down Thursday while school officials investigated messages students posted to Facebook about fighting on campus.

Merritt Island Native Kyle Fitzgerald Becomes Newest Member of Cocoa Police Department |

A former VCOP is now the newest member of the Cocoa Police Department. Kyle Fitzgerald, 26, accepted the Police Officer's Oath in a special swearing in ...

Man Found Shot to Death Near Palm Bay Park  News 13 Orlando

The 24-year-old man was shot multiple times, police said.

Pancreatic cancer claims beloved science teacher  Florida Today

Longtime Jefferson Middle School teacher Scott Guisbert dies of pancreatic cancer at 51.

Superintendent addresses classroom concerns | News  Hometown News

BREVARD COUNTY – As part of an ongoing effort to engage in community discussions regarding education, Brevard Schools Superintendent Dr. Mark Mullins ...

New County Commissioner Lober takes office, then unanimously is elected vice chair  Florida Today

Just moments after Bryan Lober was sworn in Tuesday night as the new Brevard County commissioner for District 2, he got an additional role. Commissioners ...

Class of 2018: High school graduation photos, video from Brevard schools  Florida Today

Congratulations to the class of 2018! Here's a collection of photo galleries from Brevard high schools.

Woman shot, killed on Merritt Island  Florida Today

The Brevard County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

John Craig says he won't seek re-election to Brevard County School Board  Florida Today

Brevard County School Board Chairman John Craig said Thursday that he will not seek re-election, making the competition for that seat a little less crowded.

Brevard County School Grades Released For 2018  Brevard Times

BREVARD COUNTY, Florida — Brevard County Public Schools' school grades were released by the Florida Department of Education on Wednesday.

Entertainment best bets: Holiday concerts, boat parade and more  Florida Today

The parade of festive, illuminated boats starts at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Marker 101, which is near Centennial Park on State Road 520 across from Cape ...

No. 4 American Heritage (Fla.) blanks Merritt Island in postseason opener  USA TODAY High School Sports

The American Heritage defense was dominant Friday.

Community Band to put on Father's Day show  Hometown News

BREVARD COUNTY — This Father's Day, the Community Band of Brevard is putting on a show that is sure to be fun for the whole family as musicians take on.

Florida on a Tankful: Discover an exotic petting zoo in Merritt Island  Central Florida News 13

An exotic petting zoo unlike any other right in the heart of Merritt Island will take you on an interactive adventure.

Veterans Day events include American Muscle Car Museum open house, ceremonies, parade  Florida Today

The privately owned American Muscle Car Museum will host veterans and military families — and hand out more than $50,000 in prizes — during a free ...

Space Coast Public Service Awards To Honor Outstanding Public Servants With Lifetime Achievement Recognition |

The third annual Space Coast Public *Service* Awards & Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held Saturday, September 29, inside the spectacular Maxwell ...

Holiday Events in Palm Bay, Viera, Melbourne  Palm Bay Daily

PALM BAY, Florida - There are a lot of Holiday events going on in Palm Bay, Viera, and Melbourne. We got the full list. Holiday Light Parade - Palm Bay The.

Three vie for School Board, Dist. 2 election | News  Hometown News

BREVARD COUNTY — Three local residents will go head-to-head in the upcoming General Election for School Board District 2, and there can only be one ...

Satellite Beach: Tests show chemicals in ground water  News 13 Orlando

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla. -- A testing company found the presence of chemicals normally used for fire suppression in Satellite Beach's ground water, the city said ...

Going surfing this weekend? Check the Brevard wave forecast  Florida Today

Waves should be in the thigh- to waist-high+ range this weekend for local surfers.

Brevard School Board primary results: Misty Belford advances, Andy Ziegler defeated, races going to runoff  Florida Today

As expected, all of Brevard County's School Board races will be decided in the November general election. In District 1, incumbent Misty Belford beat David ...

Shiffrin Leaves Big Shoes To Fill At Merritt Island High |

ABOVE: Gary Shiffrin after the conclusion of his last Commencement at Merritt Island High School last May. During his long tenure at Brevard County schools, ...

Merritt Island man charged with manslaughter after shooting death of wife  Florida Today

Roger Petrocelli was arrested and charged with manslaughter with a firearm Tuesday morning for shooting and killing his wife this summer, according to reports ...

Police arrest MTV personality, Merritt Island High grad  Florida Today

Brevard County Sheriff's Office arrested Tyler Pratt of Merritt Island. Pratt appeared on an MTV reality show in 2014.

Cocoa hires Schneider as football coach  Florida Today

MCC offensive coordinator Ryan Schneider is Cocoa High's new head football coach.

Titusville Terriers Head Coach Wayne Lawrence Steps Away From Coaching |

Titusville Terriers Head Coach Wayne Lawrence has decided to step away from coaching football for this upcoming season after wanting to spend more time ...

Celebrate Valentine's Day on the Space Coast  SpaceCoast Living

Here at SpaceCoast Living we love celebrating love. This February we will be celebrating you, our readers and fans, by having a month of giveaways on our ...

Arrests made in fatal Cocoa shooting  News 13 Orlando

A man was found with two gunshot wounds inside a vehicle late Sunday.

Brevard County Breakfast of Champions To Honor Prep Athletes Friday at Cocoa Beach Country Club |

WATCH: The 2018 Space Coast Daily Breakfast of Champions. Space Coast Daily, The Buchanan Company and Brevard Public Schools are hosting the ...

Three Brevard school board seats on primary ballot this August  Florida Today

The pool of candidates for the primary election Aug. 28 was cemented Friday, the deadline to qualify.

Shootings of 7 young black men in Brevard shake up black community  Florida Today

The shooting deaths of 7 young black men in Brevard County since late May have left the African-American community here shaken up.

Majority of Brevard schools named 5 star schools, blue ribbon schools  Florida Today

On Monday, 64 of Brevard's 82 public schools were named five-star schools. Three were named National Blue Ribbon Schools.

Ron Jon Surf Shop marks 60th anniversary of iconic East Coast beach lifestyle brand  Florida Today

Back in 1981, Ben Malik and his buddies at landlocked Lakeland High School would drive 100-plus miles across Central Florida to catch waves in Cocoa Beach ...

Signing day brings perspective for Brevard HS seniors  Florida Today

High school seniors began signing college scholarship papers on Wednesday.

Pence, at KSC, Announces Launch of US Space Command  News 13 Orlando

The Trump administration launched U.S. Space Command as the newest command Tuesday, announced by Vice President Mike Pence at Kennedy Space ...

Melbourne Air & Space Show faces uncertain future after moving to south side of airport  Florida Today

The future of promoter Bryan Lilley's popular Melbourne Air & Space Show is up in the air. Last month, the annual air show moved from its usual site at the north ...

NASA mobile launcher for moon mission moved to VAB  News 13 Orlando

It was a big day for NASA as their Mobile Launcher moved toward Exploration Mission-1 at Kennedy Space Center.

Debate over MILA Elementary: What the name really means  Florida Today

Ask what the MILA part of MILA elementary stands for and you'll hear mixed answers.

Brevard, state races take shape; seats open for School Board, Commission and Port Authority  Florida Today

The candidate qualifying period for state and county races ended Friday for the 2018 elections, with a few late twists and two Canaveral Port Authority ...

Motorist still hospitalized after Cocoa Beach crash  Florida Today

A Merritt Island man and former star prep athlete remained hospitalized Thursday for critical injuries following Tuesday's three-car crash on the Cocoa Beach ...

Science teacher's final lesson: How to stay hopeful while fighting pancreatic cancer  Florida Today

Jefferson Middle School teacher Scott Guisbert, 51, has been forced into early retirement by pancreatic cancer.

Brevard commission passes 'anti-sanctuary' measure  News 13 Orlando

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — A controversial resolution in Brevard County regarding sanctuary policies went before a vote Tuesday night. The commission ...

SpaceX Booster Tips Over at Sea Due to Waves  News 13 Orlando

PORT CANAVERAL — SpaceX says the middle-core booster rocket that landed on a drone ship off the Space Coast tipped over at sea and is no longer intact.

Mickey DeMorat, Son of Brevard County Sheriff's Office Chief Mike DeMorat, Shines at US Open |

On Thursday morning as the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Tournament started, Mickey DeMorat, son of Chief Mike DeMorat of the Brevard County Sheriff's ...

Merritt Island High grad makes Texans stronger  Florida Today

Houston Texans assistant strength coach has negotiated his way from Penn State to the NFL.

Sunoco gas station shooting in Melbourne: Victim played football at Palm Bay High  Florida Today

Twonnie Pollard, a once-promising football star from Palm Bay High, was shot to death July 2018 at a Sunoco gas station across the street from the school.

Salvation Army of Melbourne's food pantry is almost bare and needs help  News 13 Orlando

Empty shelves are the norm right now at their pantry.

Search suspended for missing Merritt Island boater  Florida Today

The search for Lloyd Chamberlain, a 38-year-old who was reported missing Sunday, has ended, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

26-year-old killed in motorcycle crash on I-95  News 13 Orlando

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating an overnight fatal crash on I-95 involving a motorcycle.

Brevard Graduation 2014  Florida Today

Scroll through and find photos from your Brevard high school graduation.

Transgender woman calls for equality in Palm Bay  Florida Today

Gina Duncan, a transgender woman, remembers when she hated seeing the person looking back at her in the mirror.

Washington Nationals’ 2018 Season in Review: Nats draft Mason Denaburg  Federal Baseball

In his senior year at Merritt Island High School in Merritt Island, FL, Washington Nationals' 2018 1st Round pick Mason Denaburg went (5-1) with a 1.27 ERA in ...

Cocoa Beach to allow dogs on beach  News 13 Orlando

Cocoa Beach city leaders approved allowing dogs on a small section of the beach.

Meet 2017 Business of the Year nominee Triangle Auto  Florida Today

If you are from Merritt Island or have reason to drive through it, chances are good you know Triangle Auto. The decades-old automotive repair company has two ...

MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for September 10, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 9/10-9/16)

Brevard County judge, group 2  Florida Today

Occupation: Attorney. Hometown: Merritt Island. Age: 47. Moved to Brevard : 1976. Education: Juris Doctor – Florida A&M College of Law – Honors Graduate ...

The Space Coast Daily Team |

Tom Palermo – President & Publisher A resident of Brevard County, Florida for the past 34 years, Palermo has more than 37 years experience in the media ...

VIDEO: Newly Minted Marine Lt. Jack Moran of Merritt Island Carries On Family Legacy of Military Service |

SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Don't worry about America's greatness. Thanks to individuals such as Lt. John “Jack” Moran and his family, there is no fear that the ...

John Torres: Brevard, NFL connect ... more than 30 times  Florida Today

John Torres: It seems like small-town pride sends Brevard football players to NFL.

Man accused of dragging leashed dog behind truck  News 13 Orlando

A man is accused of dragging a leashed dog behind a truck in a "horrendous" case of animal cruelty.

Parking alert: Air show moving to south side of Orlando Melbourne International Airport  Florida Today

Expect confused air show spectators to mistakenly drive to the north side of Orlando Melbourne International Airport this weekend — where they'll encounter ...

REPLAY: 'Dancing For the Space Coast' Draws Rave Reviews On Historic Night, $340K Raised For Charity |

It was a record night in front of a record crowd at the fourth annual 'Dancing for the Space Coast' charity event Saturday night from Florida Tech's Clemente ...

Edgewood Junior Senior High School Performs Spring Concert |

Edgewood Junior Senior High School Chorus and Orchestra performed a Spring Concert at the Performing Arts Center at Merritt Island High School.

Fourth Annual 'Dancing for the Space Coast' Set To Raise Money Tonight For Local Charities |

The fourth annual 'Dancing for the Space Coast' charity event is set to take the dance stage on June 2 at Florida Tech's Clemente Center.

Brevard's holly jolly holiday events: Dec. 5 & beyond  Florida Today

Brevard County is never short on ways to enjoy the holiday spirit, participate in celebrations or give back to the community. Take, for example, Space Coast ...

Lee County looking to keep hosting high school baseball state championships  The News-Press

The county is in the last year of its three-year contract with the FHSAA to host the 8-day event that features 36 teams from around the state.

BREAKING NEWS: Matt Arnold named new principal of Winter Park High School  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Former Winter Park High School teacher, athletic director Matt Arnold returns as the new principal of the high school.

2018 MLB draft preview: Mason Denaburg scouting report  Lone Star Ball

Taking a look at potential Texas Rangers draft pick Mason Denaburg.

Opening matchups set for 2017 National High School Invitational baseball  USA TODAY High School Sports

Huntington Beach (Calif.) will open defense of its National High School Invitational title against Winder-Barrow (Winder, Ga.) on Day 1 of the 2017 event at the ...

Brevard Public Schools Announces 2016 Principal, Assistant Principal Honorees of the Year |

Brevard Public Schools congratulates Rachad Wilson, of Endeavour Elementary Magnet as the recipient of this year's Principal Achievement Award for ...

Former Launch Director Adrian Laffitte Prepares To Dance At 4th Annual 'Dancing for the Space Coast' |

With less than a week remaining, dancers in the 2018 “Dancing for the Space Coast” are fine-tuning their final dance routines ahead Brevard County's biggest ...

Kiwanis Club kindness runs deep in Brevard  Florida Today

To those involved in Kiwanis Club, it's all about helping the community, one child at a time.

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