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El Portal residents take a stroll in honor of Armed Forces Day

EL PORTAL Special to The Miami HeraldEl Portal neighbors celebrated Armed Forces Day by lacing up their walking shoes and taking a jaunt around the village. ”No matter how we feel about the war, we should honor our soldiers,” said Councilwoman Claudia V. Cubillos, who chairs the public affairs committee. The one-mile walk, which took place Saturday, was the first ... Read More »

In Bal Harbour, beach renourishment on horizon

BAL HARBOUR The village shoreline will get a much-needed boost of sand as part of a beach renourishment project that starts next week. BY RODOLFO R. ROMANSpecial to The Miami HeraldBal Harbour’s beach renourishment project is about to get under way. The project, which could last about three months, will start after Memorial Day. Approximately 30,000 cubic yards of sand ... Read More »

Miami House Fire

Fire broke out early Saturday morning on 1910 S.W. 17 street in the City of Miami. City of Miami fire were welcomed by Flames, which shot through the roof. No one was injured. City of Miami fire Captain William Hernandez says the blaze apparently started in the front bedroom and the house is heavily damaged. The cause of the blaze ... Read More »

El Portal gets Traffic Circle upgrade

EL PORTAL El Portal traffic circle will be upgraded BY RODOLFO R. ROMANSpecial to The Miami Herald El Portal’s traffic circle near city hall soon will get an upgrade. The Federal Department of Transportation will make improvements to the traffic circle at Northeast 87th Street and Fourth Avenue Road in an effort to slow vehicles. Village Manager Jason Walker said ... Read More »

Bal Harbour OK’s new police station in Bal Harbour Shops

BAL HARBOURBal Harbour OK’s new police station in Bal Harbour ShopsMall cops? Sort of. Village police will have a new station at The Bal Harbour Shops.BY RODOLFO R. ROMANSpecial to The Miami HeraldBal Harbour’s finest will soon be joining the top retail names like Gucci, Chanel, and Cartier that call The Bal Harbour Shops home. On Tuesday, the village council ... Read More »