Bal Harbour police give more than money to an alternative school

Bal Harbour police chief and other officers reach out to help an alternative school. BY RODOLFO ROMANSpecial to The Miami HeraldBal Harbour Police Chief Thomas Hunker traded the village streets for the hallways of Young Men’s Academy for Academic and Civic Development at MacArthur South in Naranja. Last month, Hunker served as honorary principal of…

Bal Harbour red-light cameras working but penalties won’t start until next year

BAL HARBOUR BY RODOLFO ROMANSpecial to The Miami HeraldTraffic cameras are up and running in Bal Harbour, but violators won’t be charged until after a grace period ends in January. The village installed its first camera on Harbour Way and Collins Avenue in late September. The cameras have been active since Oct. 1. Police Chief…

3rd season of Biscayne Boulevard walking tours begins Saturday

BY RODOLFO ROMANSpecial to The Miami HeraldAntolin Carbonell, a retired architect with Miami-Dade Aviation, recalls the day he was given an assignment documenting the history of the Opa-locka Executive Airport, a task that would spark a new interest in his life: researching South Florida’s history. “I am interested in knowledge,” said Carbonell, whose assignment included…