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Junior Orange Bowl’s Sports Ability Games lets kids go for the gold

The Junior Orange Bowl’s Sports Ability Games encourages youngsters with physical disabilities go for the gold. By Rodolfo Roman Special to the Herald Brian Douglas, 8, was born without a tibia in each of his legs. But that doesn’t discourage him from participating in physical activities. “It feels good because I get medals,” said Brian, who lives in Fort Lauderdale ... Read More »

El Portal festival celebrates life along the river

Residents of El Portal will honor the natural treasures and local history of their Northeast Miami-Dade neighborhood with a Little River Celebration Day this month. By Rodolfo Roman Special to the Herald El Portal will be paying homage to its historical and natural wonders. The village will be hosting the first ever Little River Celebration Day from 7 a.m. to ... Read More »

Sweetwater P.D. recruits new four-legged officer

A bloodhound named Gunner will soon join the department’s K-9 unit, where he will work with Officer Jenna Mendez. By Rodolfo Roman Special to The Miami Herald The Sweetwater police department has added a furry new member to its team. Gunner, a five month old bloodhound, is the newest addition to the department’s K-9 unit. He was donated to the ... Read More »