Father’s Day celebration arrives early for group of abused and neglected kids

For many abused and neglected children who have been taken away from their parents, Father’s Day may be one of those difficult holidays to celebrate. So a group of men at Ministerio Nueva Jerusalen Internacional church in West Kendall decided they would organize a fun day for some of these kids and celebrate Father’s Day as it should be. On Saturday, 52 children […]

A mandate to reduce class size in Dade schools could mean the end of electives

Miami-Dade schools may have to cut elective classes in the upcoming school year in order to abide by a constitutional amendment that was passed eight years ago, a panel of experts said Monday evening. State Reps. Anitere Flores and Erik Fresen and Miami-Dade Public School administrators Richard H. Hinds and Iraida Mendez-Cartaya were the panel […]

West Kendallite inspires Edison chorus to be heard

Raiders Chorus

Desiree Rodriguez of Leadership Miami hands out new uniforms to the Edison Senior High Red Raiders Chorus on Wednesday. Pictured at right is freshman Emmylou Morency, 15.   Desiree Rodriguez of West Kendall and her colleagues from Leadership Miami walked into the Miami Edison High School music classroom and the students erupted in applause and cheers. No, Rodriguez is […]