NEWS FROM: Medley, Miami Springs, Virginia Gardens
As of Oct. 28, a total of 29 people had applied for the Miami Springs city clerk position, which has a salary range of $71,850 to $99,014 pe... r year and the city council reached a consensus to officially close the list to new applicants effective Tuesday, Oct. 29.
A few fortunate second- and third-grade classes at Miami Springs Elementary were recently treated to a special cross-cultural music performa... nce and hands-on workshop by musician and composer Joe Zeytoonian and dancer and percussionist Myriam Eli who form the band Harmonic Motion.
Even though the Town of Medley would like to forget the messy saga and departure of Michael Pizzi, a situation cropped up surrounding the f... ormer town attorney that nobody could get around at Medleys monthly meeting on Monday night, Nov. 4.
Miami Springs lost an icon in the community when Betty DuBois passed away on Oct. 29. She will be sorely missed and a memorial service in he... r honor will be held on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m at Poinciana Methodist Church, 300 N. Royal Poinciana Blvd. Paul Stokes, a longtime friend and fellow church member with Betty DuBois, submitted his thoughts and memories
A storybook, Cinderella season continued last week for the Miami Springs high school football team as the Hawks clinched the program's first... birth in the state playoffs in 18 years.
There may be fewer free lunches for senior citizens in Medley as town leaders voted 5-0 at a special Oct. 24 meeting to raise the eligibilit... y age for its hot meals program to 62.
Halloween in Miami Springs and Virginia Gardens has always been a popular event, but its been scaled back in recent years. The end res... ult has been a safer event, but one that is just as fun for everyone, the latest example being the eighth annual Spooktacular Halloween event on Friday, Oct. 25.
The fate of the 60-year-old pool at the Miami Springs Community Center was finally decided last week at a special meeting on Oct. 23 when th... e Springs council made a unanimous decision to build a new pool on the same site.
It was high drama at its finest last Friday night, Oct. 25 when the Miami Springs Golden Hawks squared off against Mater Academy at Milander... Stadium and emerged with a thrilling 35-34 overtime victory in a key district showdown with big playoff implications.
Just seven days after upsetting Columbus to win the district title, the Miami Springs boys golf team traveled to Hillcrest Country Club in H... ollywood on Oct. 21 to compete in the Region 8-3A tournament with their sights clearly set on a second place or better finish to advance to state but left bitterly disappointed coming up two shots short.
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