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THUMBS UP:  Michael Pizzi was all smiles and in a great mood last week following his acquittal on federal bribery charges. When asked where he wanted to meet up with the Gazette on Monday afternoon to take a photo, Pizzi chose Medley Town Hall, where he served nearly two years as the town attorney.

Former Medley Town Attorney Pizzi acquitted of federal bribery charges

- River Cities Gazette , Aug 18
River Cities Gazette

A year and one week from the day that he sat in the back of an FBI vehicle, handcuffed and under arrest on federal bribery charges, former M... edley Town Attorney Michael Pizzi exited the Federal Courthouse in downtown Miami last week in an entirely different frame of mind as he was acquitted on all charges surrounding a federal bribery case.

Medley hosts Third Annual Youth Basketball Tournament in Miami Springs gym

- River Cities Gazette , Aug 18
River Cities Gazette

Even though there was plenty of basketball to be played and scores were kept, there were no real winners or losers on Saturday morning, Aug.... 9 in the Miami Springs Community Center gymnasium when the Town of Medley held its Third Annual Medley Police/Youth Sports Basketball Tournament.

Russian dance troupe dazzles Miami Springs community

- River Cities Gazette , Aug 17
River Cities Gazette

Miami Springs got a little taste of Russia on Aug. 9 when a talented group of young people, namely the Golden Gates dance troupe, an interna... tional cultural youth exchange program that tours the United States, delighted an audience at Poinciana United Methodist Church with their dazzling show.

Miami Springs resident Anthony, former MSSH alum Avila square off for District 111 State Representative seat

- River Cities Gazette , Aug 13
River Cities Gazette

The local municipal election for Miami Springs is still eight months away and over a year away for Virginia Gardens, but that does not mean ... an important decision will need to be made by local voters when Miami Springs resident Alex Anthony and former Springs High graduate Bryan Avila square off for the State Representative District 111 seat in the upcoming Aug. 26 primary election.

Proposed aquatic center, Curtiss Mansion top Miami Springs council agenda

- River Cities Gazette , Aug 13
River Cities Gazette

The first regular Miami Springs council meeting in seven weeks, last Monday, Aug. 11, was packed with “clean-up” business from the... time off but there were also budget issues discussed, including the proposed $35,000 donation to the Curtiss Mansion and the funding for the $5 million aquatic center project.

Miami Springs graduate killed on Turnpike, death mourned by friends

- River Cities Gazette , Aug 11
River Cities Gazette

More than two dozen young adults gathered on the Circle last Saturday at noon to recall the life and mourn the death of Nohely Pachardo. The... 18-year-old Miami Springs Senior High graduate lost her life around 5 a.m. on Aug. 7 when she was struck and killed by a car traveling southbound on the Turnpike in Broward County.

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