NEWS FROM: Medley, Miami Springs, Virginia Gardens
MIAMI SPRINGSThe Miami Herald , Jul 8
Miami-Dade Police are investigating a police-involved shooting that left one man dead.
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.
With Mayor Roberto Martell gracing the cover, the Town of Medley threw a big bash recently when Imagen Magazine, Town of Medley version, hel... d its official magazine launch party on the second floor of the town hall.
A little over two weeks ago, Miami Springs youngster Michael Rivera traveled to Marlins Park but it was not to catch a Marlins game. Rivera ... was there with his bat, glove and dressed in full uniform to compete in the Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Competition and after winning it, now sits and waits to see if he'll get a trip to Minnesota for the July 15 Major League All-Star game.
Dubbed the Inaugural EZ Verify Blessed Trinity Dolphin Slam, Blessed Trinity Catholic Church held its first fishing tournament on Saturday, ... June 14 as a total of 28 boats hit the water in pursuit of the $2,500 first place check.
Twenty years ago, with pomp and circumstance, the graduating class of Miami Springs Senior High School crossed the stage as Principal Charle... s Buddy Bales presented the diplomas. Twenty years later, to the day, the Class of 1994 was together once again when a group of 50 celebrated their 20-year reunion at the Miami Springs Country Club.
With a $5 million budget and the design/build firm Bermello Ajami & Partners (B&A) already in place, the Miami Springs council took addition... al steps toward a new aquatic center at a Special Meeting last Monday night (June 16), making money, location and concept decisions for the project at the meeting.
It seems not that long ago that Luke Llaneras was busy helping his Miami Springs Golden Hawks boys golf team turn in a big-time season inclu... ding an upset win over Columbus for the first time in two decades to win the district title. But what Llaneras has been doing with his game the last three months or so has been truly remarkable and has the recently-graduated senior thinking big things when it comes to a future in golf.
With the heat and dog days of summer now upon us, three separate items a semi-bored editor feels like musing on starting with the amazing pe... rformance of former Miami Springs Little Leaguer and Virginia Gardens resident Kevin Fuentes who turned in a magnificent pitching performance in the Class 6A high school state championship game last month.
You may have seen Miami Springs resident Jim Matheis and his beautiful family running around town at the River Cities 5K or the annual Turke... y Trot, or maybe youve seen Matheis working out at the Community Center but the next place you can look for Matheis will be on a June 23 episode of NBCs American Ninja Warrior series, the heart-racing obstacle course competition which recently began its sixth season.
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