NEWS FROM: Medley, Miami Springs, Virginia Gardens
Miami SpringsThe Miami Herald , Jun 12
Miami Springs council members Monday unanimously approved the purchase of 50 Taser X2s for the police department.
The Miami Springs council meeting last Monday night (June 9) lasted just over an hour, as the 2014-15 budget was not addressed but the counc... il did see a presentation on Circle improvements by Public Works Director Tom Nash and he made it clear the construction and traffic congestion in the area has a long way to go.
Having "bottomed out" with a 22nd place two years ago, the Miami Springs High School athletic sports program continued its climb back toward... respectability last week when the Miami Herald released its 2013/14 All-Sports rankings and Springs had moved back up to 17th.
Miami Springs/MedleyThe Miami Herald , Jun 9
The $77 billion state budget signed recently by Gov. Rick Scott, will include almost $500,000 to help pay for hot- meals programs for senior... citizens in Medley and Miami Springs.
If laughter is the best medicine, then Miami Springs was quite the healthy community on May 30 as laughter took over at the Miami Springs Op... timist Club when the club hosted its very first comedy event, Rush Hour Comedy Party.
Woodys West End Tavern on the west side of Miami Springs is known to present some of the best musical entertainment in South Florida, and on... Friday, May 23, the Groove Dogs attracted Grammy-winning singer Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio with good reason as they wanted to watch their daughter Emily perform.
Miami Springs Police arrested two men on May 27 and charged them with loitering and prowling. The men were identified as Joseph Perez, 37, a... nd Alan Garcia, 34. Both gave City of Miami addresses and both have lengthy records for burglary.
With much attention lately focused on late-night noise from loud music and subsequent complaints, many of them of the anonymous ... variety, the Miami Springs council made the subject one of its primary focal points at a recent council meeting and when the evening was concluded, a unanimous vote was taken by council to make a slight alteration in the current ordinance.
Moving is always a difficult and stressful time taking up a great deal of energy. The following are tips on the final phase of moving which ... includes cleaning, unloading, unpacking and organizing.
The lives of a select group of Miami Springs Senior High students were enriched recently when they were treated to a visit from author Joann... e Lewis who makes her living as an attorney but is living her dream as a novelist/author and provided insight to the life of a published novelist.
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