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Congratulations to Sgt. A. Vargas

It was a busy week last week, but we didn't want to skip out on congratulating Sgt. Vargas on his recent promotion.  The City of Miami Springs Police Chief, Armando Guzman, recently promoted Vargas...

Little League President Running for Council Seat III – Video Interview

Fred Gonzalez, the Miami Springs Little League president, has thrown his hat into the 4 way race for Miami Springs City Council Seat III.  We met with him while he was conducting a practice...

Hole 19 Marks 1 Year Anniversary

The folks at Hole 19 Scratch Kitchen and Bar at the Miami Springs Golf and Country Club just marked their 1 year anniversary.  Needless to say, the last few months have been challenging.  But...

Deadliest COVID-19 Week in Miami-Dade County

Last week saw the highest number of weekly fatalities from COVID-19 in Miami-Dade County according to the Florida Department of Health.  We lost 295 people last week in Miami-Dade County marking the highest number...

Hurricane Isaias Continues Track

As of Saturday morning's forecast from the National Hurricane Center, it appears that Hurricane Isaias will stay over the Bahamas as it passes to the east of Miami-Dade County.  Miami-Dade County is still under...

Hurricane WATCH in Broward…Tropical Storm WARNING in Miami-Dade

Update from the National Hurricane Center: A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the east coast of Florida from Boca Raton to the Volusia/Brevard County Line. A Hurricane Watch is in effect from the Volusia/Brevard County...

Tropical Storm WARNING Now In Effect for Miami Springs

A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for portions of the Florida east coast from north of Ocean Reef northward to Sebastian Inlet and for Lake Okeechobee. Key Messages from the National Hurricane Center: 1. Isaias...

Isaias a Hurricane: Miami Springs under Tropical Storm Watch

Key Messages from the National Hurricane Center: 1. Isaias will produce heavy rains and potentially life-threatening flash flooding and mudslides across the Dominican Republic, northern Haiti, Turks and Caicos, and the Bahamas. Heavy rains associated...

Obituary: Joe Cardini

"My Grandfather, Joe Cardini went to Heaven. He was a hard working man who lived an incredibly long life... (he would have turned 98 in August). He was a legend in our little Miami Springs...

Canal Street Re-Opened

After months of being closed due to construction, Canal Street was re-opened last week.  Normally, Canal Street provides parking for the businesses in downtown.  Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, many businesses have been closed...

Milam’s Markets Prepared for Storm

Milam's Markets has been an amazing member of our community through good times and bad.  Whether it's been the pandemic or a hurricane, Milam's has always been there, ready to serve our community. As of...

Update on Body Found in Canal West of Miami Springs

We reported earlier this month that Miami-Dade Police had recovered the body of a white male in the canal that is just west of the railroad tracks and parallel to the Ludlam canal.  Now,...

Tropical Storm Watch in Effect

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for the east coast of Florida from Ocean Reef northward to Sebastian Inlet.  Also, the National Hurricane Center is predicting Tropical Storm Isaias to turn into a...

Public School Opening Online 1 Week Later

Miami-Dade County Public Schools announced that classrooms will not be opening this fall due to the coronavirus pandemic.  The plan is to begin the school year the same way we ended the last school...

Are you Mutating from Collector to Hoarder?

Hail summer! Now would you turn the air-conditioner setting down to…..Antarctica? Spring-cleaning time has departed through the dizzying haze of our quarantined existence. With all the projects we accomplished throughout this interminable self-isolation, (We had...

OBITUARY: Lois Hoobler

Lois Hoobler, 96, Formally of Illinois and Miami Springs passed away on Sunday July 12, 2020 at Freedom Plaza West. Mrs. Hoobler is survived by her husband Keith; sons Dave of Sun City Center,FL...
Tropical Storm

Tropical Storm May Be in Our Area This Weekend

The National Hurricane Center is forecasting that a tropical storm may be in our area this weekend.  While it's way to early to know the exact path of the future tropical storm, the entire...
Coronavirus COVID-19

Estimate: Over 600 Cases of COVID-19 in Miami Springs

LOCAL CASES The number of cases within our zip code increased by 24% in the last 7 days to 1,130 total cases.  Miami Springs represents 55% of the population within our zip code, but with...
City Hall

City Sets Initial Tax Rate 3% Higher

The City of Miami Springs City Council Meeting set the initial tax millage rate at 7.5228.   (NOTE:  We had originally published 7.528 earlier.  The correct number is 7.5228.) That's a 3% increase over our...
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MSSH Safety/Corner Demetrius Hill Commits to FIU

Miami Springs Senior High football safety/cornerback, Demetrius Hill, has committed to join the Florida International University football program.  Congratulations to Demetrius and the FIU program. Of course, Hill has big shoes to fill.  We all...

Springview Elementary Enhances School Spirit

We'd like to recognize the Springview Elementary PTA for an amazing beautification of the the school...home of the Falcons. The school has been rebranded as part of a PTA beautification project that promotes school spirit...
Photo Courtesy Miami Springs Woman's Club Facebook Page

Woman’s Club Hosts Candidate Forum

The Miami Springs Woman's Club held a Meet the Candidates forum Monday evening that featured the 4 candidates running for Miami Springs City Council Group III and 2 local candidates running for the Miami-Dade...
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County Mayor Warms Up to Idea of Alternate Location for Jail Expansion

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez warmed up to the idea of moving the new jail expansion to a location that is not TGK after vehement opposition from Commissioner Rebeca Sosa and Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz. ...
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TGK Expansion Meeting Today

The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners (BCC) will be meeting today.  Among the agenda items is the possible expansion of the TGK facility.  As you know, one of the plans favored by the County...

Amber Alert: 9 Year Old Michael Morris

A Florida AMBER Alert has been issued for Michael Morris, last seen in the area of the 4000 block of Sail Drive in Holiday, who was last seen wearing a black t-shirt and white...
Coronavirus

909 Local Cases of COVID-19 – 3 More Fatalities from Fair Havens

LOCAL CASES The number of cases within our zip code increased by 35% in the last 7 days to 909 total cases.  Miami Springs represents 55% of the population within our zip code, but with...
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Outdoor Dining Available at Hole 19 at the Miami Springs Country Club

While COVID-19 has shutdown many restaurants, Hole 19 inside the Miami Springs Golf and Country Club remains open for outdoor dining.  They have a covered patio and have added extra tents for an enjoyable...
Body Found in Canal

Body Found in Canal West of Miami Springs

UPDATE:  7/15/20 8:30am Miami-Dade Police have confirmed that the body recovered yesterday was that of a white male.  Police are still investigating the matter and trying to identify the body as well as the cause...

Ready or Not, Here it Comes

I know, I know, our world has changed lately but the thrill of actually purchasing the toilet paper of choice makes us feel a little better. That has almost become as normal as wondering...
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Poinciana United Hosts Successful COVID-19 Testing

Poinciana United Methodist Church held a successful COVID-19 drive through testing event on Monday, July 13th.  The church reported over 150 tests administered yesterday.  The tests were being administered by LAB 24.  Cars lined up...

What's the Buzz?

Got Gas?

It’s getting hot out there, so stock up on those great summer coolers like ice tea and lemonade. You’re probably saying, but Buzz, what...

Want a major theme park adventure? Get ready for change

Content warning: your theme park characters will change. Here we are knee deep in a stay at home world, trying to put together fun academic...

Please pass the crickets

I got your food chain right here: please pass the crickets With all the time on our hands lately, we have the opportunity to check...

Buzz Fleischman joins MiamiSprings.com

I’ve been binge watching the show How It’s Made for the last 2 months, what’s going on outside? Covid 19, Burmese Pythons and on the...

Politics

Little League President Running for Council Seat III – Video Interview

Fred Gonzalez, the Miami Springs Little League president, has thrown his hat into the 4 way race for Miami Springs City Council Seat III. ...
City Hall

City Sets Initial Tax Rate 3% Higher

The City of Miami Springs City Council Meeting set the initial tax millage rate at 7.5228.   (NOTE:  We had originally published 7.528 earlier.  The...
Photo Courtesy Miami Springs Woman's Club Facebook Page

Woman’s Club Hosts Candidate Forum

The Miami Springs Woman's Club held a Meet the Candidates forum Monday evening that featured the 4 candidates running for Miami Springs City Council...
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County Mayor Warms Up to Idea of Alternate Location for Jail Expansion

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez warmed up to the idea of moving the new jail expansion to a location that is not TGK after vehement...
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Interview with Council Candidate Sandra Ruiz

We sat down with Miami Springs Council candidate Sandra Ruiz.  Sandra addresses some of her top priorities she would like to address including crime...

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Coronavirus

909 Local Cases of COVID-19 – 3 More Fatalities from Fair Havens

LOCAL CASES The number of cases within our zip code increased by 35% in the last...
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Over 10,000 COVID Cases in Miami-Dade County

STATE COUNTS Nearly 28,000 cases in the State of Florida.  The hospitalization rate among known cases...

Missing Teen FOUND! 14 Year Old Male – Luis

Great news.  We just got the report that Luis has been found.  Thanks to the...

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ARRESTED: 2 Students Arrested for Threat Against Miami Springs Middle School

ARRESTED! According to multiple local TV reports, two students were arrested for making the threats to...
Memorial Day Wreck

REPORT: Fatal Fiery Wreck Kills 2 Teens on 36th Street

UPDATE: May 28, 2019 10pm NBC 6 Miami made an update this evening identifying the 18...
Fair Havens

Fair Havens Owner Convicted, Forfeits Property

According to a report by McKnight's Senior Living, Philip Esformes, an owner of Fair Havens,...

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1998 Ground Hog Day Tornado in Miami Springs

Take a look back at the 1998 Ground Hog Day Miami Springs Tornado.  Thanks to...

Dangerous Accident at Deadly Intersection

A dangerous accident Sunday evening left two cars destroyed, but fortunately everyone was able to...

1998 “Ground Hog Day” Miami Springs Tornado

It's been over two years since we experienced the January 23rd, 2017 (EF-0 EF-1) tornado...
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