After an anticipated lopsided win over Westland Hialeah seven days earlier to get off to their first 4-0 start in 21 years, things were supposed to get a lot more challenging for the Miami Springs Golden Hawks football team last week and that turned out to be the case as the Hawks fought and clawed their way past Hialeah-Miami Lakes 16-6 at Milander Stadium to keep their record perfect.
Students from Blessed Trinity School welcomed award-winning author Christina Diaz Gonzalez, author of “The Red Umbrella,” the story of a young Cuban girl who is sent to the U.S. through Operation Pedro Pan.
At last Monday’s Miami Springs council meeting, there was the final public hearing and approval of the budget, with a little “pool” mixed in, but there was silence on the impending contract between the city and its police department although with the Oct. 1 deadline approaching, a deal appears to be imminent.
Two years after working diligently to get the Miami Springs Farmer’s Market off the ground, Sarah Vargas will launch Springs’ third installment of the event beginning this Saturday, Sept. 27 on the center median just off the Circle.
For the last six years, the annual Beat the Heat Anniversary event, featuring teens and adults drag racing against the cops in a controlled atmosphere, has been a popular event. This year, lack of funds has forced its postponement.
What do you get when you combine nine energetic adventure seeking children, six creative and dedicated mothers, and one summer in Miami? You get the Summer Love’n Playgroup and this group of Miami Springs moms and their children said goodbye to summer with a Labor Day celebration.
Although Father Jose N. Alfaro has been serving at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church for 15 months, he was considered the administrator. However, on Sunday, Sept. 7 he was officially appointed pastor, much to the delight of parishoners.
A knife-wielding 52-year-old man allegedly tried to rob another man in the parking lot of Office Depot, 3600 NW 42nd Ave., on Sept. 6, but Miami Springs Police officers were so close that the suspect was in custody within minutes.
Most everyone knows of Washington Redskins star wide receiver Santana Moss for his football talents, having grown up locally in South Florida and played football at the University of Miami. But what very few know is that 13 years ago he established the Santana Moss Foundation, a group that helps give back to local communities in South Florida and one of those communities will now be the Town of Medley.
The new Miami Springs pool is being billed as “resort style.” It includes oversized decks, lots of cabanas, and lounge chairs. Preliminary drawings make it look like something that would fit perfectly on South Beach.
There were no empty seats in the council chamber last Monday night, Sept. 8 when the regular Miami Springs council meeting was held as local citizens, stirred up over pool design due to a series of emails and postings on MiamiSprings.com by Nestor Suarez, showed up to voice their opinion.
Hosting a much-improved Hialeah Gardens team from years past, the Miami Springs Golden Hawks staggered around slightly in the first half before opening things up in the second half and cruised to a 44-0 rout of the Gladiators last Saturday night at Milander Stadium and are out of the gate with a 2-0 start.
Everyone can benefit from better organization in the workplace. Regardless of what you do for a living, having a mess on your desk does not send a positive message about you or the quality of your work. Here is how to handle the task in no time.
Plastic bags can do more than just carry groceries. A few local Miami Springs residents have upcycled unwanted plastic bags into useful mats for the homeless. Local mat makers have brought the phrase “reduce, reuse and recycle” to life and they’re looking for others who would like to join in making a difference.
Richard Nixon was still in his first term in the White House, Watergate was nothing more than the name of a hotel in Washington and a young coach by the name of Don Shula had just been named the new boss of the Miami Dolphins. That’s also when a 23-year-old young man named Hayward Randolph walked through the front door of Miami Springs High School to start teaching and where he still resides today, 44 years later.