Local golfers and philanthropists alike participated in the Annual Children In Action (NCA) charity golf tournament held at the Miami Shores Country Club on Friday, February 28.  “The NCA is all about helping local children as well as those in neighboring countries who need it most," said event organizer and NCA president Zoe Prieto. "We are grateful that this year’s sponsors, Hialeah Park, Hialeah Gardens...
  Miami-Dade Public Schools hosted another successful National College Fair which was held February 9 at the Doubletree by Hilton Miami Airport Hotel and Convention Center. About 11,000 students and parents participated in the four-hour event where representatives from more than 200 colleges and universities provided answers to questions regarding admissions, financial aid and testing requirements. “It is gratifying to know that...
  Spring baseball registration for the Palm Springs North Athletic Association is taking place on Wednesdays and Fridays at 6:30 p.m. at Norman and Jean Reach Park, 7901 N.W. 176 Street. Kids from ages 5 to 15 are encouraged to sign up to play America’s favorite pastime. Paper work can be filled out at the concession stand or participants can register online at www.psnaabaseball.com. Late registrations will incur a late...

Mega pet adoption event huge success

Community Wednesday, March 5, 2014

  Seven-year-old Melanie Rodriguez’s bright blue eyes were glued to the sad puppy dog eyes of a Beagle, as if the breed was waiting for her parents to take him home. The little girl and the dog appeared to be so happy together, almost inseparable from the first time they spotted each other. Melanie and her parents attended the Open Your Heart and Your Home mega pet adoption event and fund-raiser last month at Amelia Earhart Park...
  Back by popular demand is the Great Miami Lakes Historical Scavenger Hunt! This year the hunt will take place on Saturday, March 8, in the parking lot behind Shula's Hotel on Main Street in Miami Lakes from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Participants will have a map with riddles and clues which they will have to solve. The first participant to finish by turning in a completed map, stamped from each station, will receive a grand prize....
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