NEWS FROM: Medley, Miami Springs, Virginia Gardens
While many in the River Cities Area were busy watching the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament and the U.S. teams great run in front of o... ur TV sets or at local sports bars, these six five of them local residents got busy living it as they made the trek south to Brazil to root on the USA team and enjoy the fun of Rio De Janiero.
Poise and grace filled the Rebeca Sosa Theater recently when well over 50 local students from the McCormack Music Academy recently showed of... f their talents and hard work at their annual recital. Fans, family and friends, came out in abundance to support the young musicians. The vocalists, pianists, violinists and guitarists were received by a standing-room-only audience.
It only figured that when it's your birthday, something good should happen. And for Miami Springs Littler Leaguer Anthony Nunez, that someth... ing came in a big way on Thursday night when his fourth inning two-run homer helped pave the way for Springs' come-from-behind 4-2 win over Homestead in a District 8 semifinal playoff game at Pepper Park in North Miami.
Longtime Miami Springs residents say the traditional Fourth of July parade has been going on forever and thats about as close as anyon... e can nail it down and once again the hometown parade, arguably the most revered event in the city, took place on Independence Day.
Taking advantage of "new boundaries" and an ability to go get players from outside the Miami Springs area, Miami Springs Majors All Star coa... ch Robert Gonzalez-Pino did just that and showed poor North Miami Beach and North Miami just how good his team was last week by clobbering both teams by lopsided scores to win the North Division of the District 8 Little League tournament at Pepper Park in North Miami.
MIAMI SPRINGSThe Miami Herald , Jul 8
Miami-Dade Police are investigating a police-involved shooting that left one man dead.
At a special meeting on Wednesday, July 2, the Miami Springs Council unanimously chose a concept and layout for a proposed aquatic facility ... but not before council members first listened to input from citizens and their concerns, which included the city taking on a debt of approximately $5 million.
It was an evening filled with good food and beautiful décor when the Pilot Club of Miami held its annual installation dinner at Sabores... Restaurant on June 20 with the purpose being to dually install the 2014-2015 Pilot and Anchor officers.
The Hialeah-Miami Springs Rotary Club recently installed new officers and honored other members during a banquet at the Miami Springs Countr... y Club as outgoing president Nanette Carmody passed the gavel to incoming president Ben Badger.
For the second year in a row, Grace Community Church of Raleigh, North Carolina returned to Miami Springs on their Mission to Miami. The onl... y difference this time though is that their youth leader, Miami Springs native Clark N. Rinehart, is now Reverend Rinehart.
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