NEWS FROM: Medley, Miami Springs, Virginia Gardens
The City of Miami Springs held a special council meeting this past Monday night (March 31) and one of the agenda items addressed a potential... lawsuit filed by six citizens in an attempt to halt next week's special election to decide whether the city can sell a slice of the Miami Springs Golf Course.
Even though his Miami Springs baseball team traveled three hours northwest last week to compete in the Sarasota Baseball Classic Tournament ... and performed quite well, head coach Willie Vasquez was doing what most coaches usually do. Lamenting over what could have been" as the Hawks won two of four games.
Virginia Gardens has a new guard for its mailbox, a white-winged dove called Ivory, who has made Village Hall in Virginia Garden... s her home for the past two months, after her mate disappeared.
State guidelines resulting from red light cameras on the Miami Springs westbound side of Northwest 36th Street have resulted in having a nig... ht court in the Miami Springs council chamber on the third Thursday of every month and it has turned into a busy place for drivers coming to plead their case.
What happens when you combine four dedicated chaperones from Miami Springs Senior High School, 37 hard-working 11th grade students, and one ... bus driver? You get an exciting three day road trip visiting five colleges across the state of Florida.
Last week time stood still as news that lifelong Virginia Gardens resident, Marco Florio, (38) died unexpectedly while on a trip to Daytona ... Beach for Bike Week. Florio who loved motorcycles, traveled to Daytona to enjoy the festivities and to celebrate his upcoming birthday.
Miami SpringsThe Miami Herald , Mar 27
An architect wants to buy the land and build a hotel on it.
SoapboxThe Miami Herald , Mar 27
I am the prospective developer of a hotel beside the Miami Springs Golf Course if Miami Springs voters approve the sale of city-owned proper... ty to me in an April 8 special election (Vote set on selling course parcel, Neighbors, March 23). I am pleased to address concerns expressed by residents.
Mayor Zavier Garcia was not very happy about it, but the Miami Springs Council, by a 3-2 vote at Monday nights meeting, voted down a p... roposed consultant contract by B&A Consulting firm surrounding the new yet-to-be-built aquatic facility though there was nothing final about the vote as the issue will be readdressed very soon.
Miami SpringsThe Miami Herald , Mar 25
A Fantasy 5 ticket sold in Miami Springs matched all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $98,324.87.
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