Miami Springs…At the Heart of it All!

9/11/2009 0:00:00 The City of Miami Springs has adopted a new slogan, logo, and mission statement. SLOGAN: “Miami Springs…At the Heart of it All!” MISSION STATEMENT: “Celebrating our historic past…Enjoying our peaceful present…Embracing our promising future!” The new City logo (displayed at right) will be used for marketing purposes. The existing city seal will remain…Read More→

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Miami Springs Apartment Faces Foreclosure

9/11/2009 0:00:00 According to the South Florida Business Journal, Great Florida Bank has filed a foreclosure lawsuit against Miami Springs Golf Villas and President Anthony Davide based on a $5 million mortgage that refinanced the project last year. The apartment complex in question is located at 749 Curtiss Parkway next to the Miami Springs Golf…Read More→

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Another Miami Springs Bank Robbery

10/11/2007 0:00:00 A Brinks truck was held up at the Eastern Financial Credit Union located at 700 South Royal Poinciana Boulevard in Miami Springs on Thursday, October 11th. Using AK-47 style assault rifles, the three suspects described as black males in their 30s, stole an undisclosed amount of cash. This is now the third robbery…Read More→

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“A Hero for Heroes” Project

10/1/2007 0:00:00 In commemoration of the events of September 11, 2001, a group of children from Miami Springs Elementary Community School paid tribute to our local police and firefighter heroes at Council Chambers on Tuesday, September 11th. The students of Mrs. Serrano and Mrs. Mejia’s classes, accompanied by several parents and new principal, Sally Hutchings, honored…Read More→

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Attorney General Fights Cyber Crime at MSMS

9/8/2007 0:00:00 Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum visited Miami Springs Middle on Thursday, September 6th to discuss Cyber Safety. His goal is to provide parents and children with the knowledge and tools they need to ward off sexual predators. With more and more children using computers for homework, games, and chatting with friends, they are…Read More→

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MIAMI SPRINGS COP KILLER TO GET NEW TRIAL

7/15/2007 0:00:00 The Florida Supreme Court did not do justice to the Stafford family this week. Due to a technicallity committed by the defendant’s lawyer, Officer Charles B. Stafford’s killer will get a new trial. The killer, Merrit Alonzo Smith, has already admitted to pulling Stafford’s gun and killing him 16 years ago. However, the…Read More→

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Happy Fourth of July!

7/4/2007 0:00:00 Wow! What a hot parade. The weather was gorgeous Wednesday morning as the parade made its way through the Springs. Hundreds of residents lined Westward and Curtiss Parkway. Collecting beads, candies, flags, and lots of waves. The sea of patriotism was beautiful. Then, of course, the afternoon thurnderstorms rolled in. Hey, God produces…Read More→

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Circle Alive with New Starbucks

6/27/2007 0:00:00 We all know that Harvest Moon has been an incredible success on the Circle. Pass by during lunch time any day of the week and you’ll find cars lined up and down Curtiss Parkway looking for a wholesome and healthy lunch. Plus, it’s a great Springs hangout. My wife and I always run…Read More→

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Gator Invasion In Miami Springs

6/11/2007 0:00:00 Beautiful Miami Springs became the home of the Gators…at least for a few hours on Monday. Miami Springs police and local celebrity trapper Todd Hardwick were at the scene along Ludlam avenue at the intersection of Ibis. (See at right.) That’s where Mr. Hardwick pulled a reported 5 foot gator that weighed 60…Read More→

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Springs High Student Arrested for Bringing Gun

5/30/2007 0:00:00 A Miami Springs Senior High student was arrested Wednesday, May 30th…the last day of school…for bringing a loaded .9mm gun to school. According to reports from CBS4, the fifteen year old sophomore brought the gun to school for protection. He was apparently afraid for his safety due to threats from bullies. (Read More…Read More→

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Funding Cut for Glenn Curtiss Mansion

5/15/2007 0:00:00 In an effort to lower the tax bill, Charlie Crist cut nearly half a billion dollars in state spending. Among the cuts, Crist cut state funding intended for the restoration of the Glenn Curtiss Mansion. (Learn More.)  

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Miami Springs Hotel Sells for $8.5 Million

5/1/2007 0:00:00 The Miami Airways Inn and Suites sold for $8.5 million to private investor Francisco Martinez. Located at 5001 N.W. 36th St., in Miami Springs, adjacent to Miami International Airport, the 66,000 square foot property 116 rooms and suites, an outdoor pool and an on-site sports bar. www.miamiairwaysinnsuites.com/  

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Historical museum reopens in new location

2/12/2007 0:00:00 After being shuttered for six months, the Miami Springs Historical Museum recently reopened in a new location and with new exhibits. The museum is located downtown, at 26 Westward Dr. Director Yvonne Shoenberger said the displays are more beautiful and interesting than ever. On Jan. 19 the museum opened with a wine and…Read More→

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Puppy critical after Miami Springs fire

2/12/2007 0:00:00 A puppy chihuahua was in critical condition Friday after a fire engulfed a Miami Springs home. Seven adults and two children ran out of the house in the 200 block of Carlisle Drive at about 5 p.m. on February 9th, but the eight-week-old puppy, Pee-Wee, stayed behind. Firefighters used a SurgiVet resuscitation mask…Read More→

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SuperBowl XLI Around the Corner

1/27/2007 0:00:00 After an exciting weekend of Conference Championship football, we`re down to the final game. The SuperBowl. What? You don`t have tickets? With the exception of a very lucky few that will actually be at the game only a fiew miles north of Miami Springs, most of us will be glued to a TV…Read More→

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Woman Dies in Miami Springs Canal Accident

12/29/2006 0:00:00 A woman died after driving her car into the Miami canal. According to witnesses, she had come to a complete stop where Ludlam Drive meets Royal Poinciana Boulevard. Then she drove around the canal barrier and into the canal. Full story at CBS4.com. cbs4.com/topstories/local_story_363155017.html  

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