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Airport, ECAT, YMCA … ‘Civility’

The new director of the Pensacola International Airport spoke last night about the city enterprise’s financial outlook and how it might be improved. “We’re gonna…

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The Long and Y-ending Road

After another marathon session—after Voltaire and a Chinese proverb—the Pensacola City Council is no closer to landing the YMCA at the Community Maritime Park. “What…

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One voice missing in YMCA/CMPA debate

Other than a three-sentence email to the Pensacola City Council, Mayor Ashton Hayward has been noticeably absent from the debate over how to fix the…

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Commercial Developer offers opinion on YMCA and CMP

From Joseph Buehler, owner of J.G. Buehler & Company, Inc., and an unsuccessful candidate for Pensacola City Council in 2008: I attended the CMPA meeting…

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YMCA Statement

Statement from YMCA President Steve Williams on Negotiations for Maritime Y: “For the past month, the Y has tried to navigate the process of negotiating…

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The YMCA, the CMPA and the ‘Big Mistake’

After hours of debate yesterday, the Community Maritime Park Associates board decided to redirect a proposed YMCA away from  a waterfront space at the park….

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YMCA’s Prelude to the CMPA

Representatives of the YMCA appeared before a committee of the Community Maritime Park Associates Board of Trustees Monday for a preview of their meeting with…

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The How of the Y – video added

The Pensacola City Council formalized their approval last night of locating a new YMCA at the Maritime Park—in concept, with lease details to be worked…

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Y is for Yes (in Concept)

Before a standing room only crowd tonight, the Pensacola City Council laid the foundation for a new YMCA at the Community Maritime Park. In concept,…

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