Hospital is looking to gain patients lost to competition
The suites are part of a $6 million renovation project to modernize Jackson’s aging facilities, which are losing paying patients to newer hospitals that offer better services and rooms.
A dedication ceremony will be held for the new Senior Center at Arcola Lakes Park, located at 1301 NW 83 St., Miami. The opening marks Miami-Dade County Parks’ first recreational facility specifically built for seniors. Senior residents of the Arcola Lakes community are invited to the park at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, for the dedication ceremony and a tour of the new facilities.
Youths gobbling up new skills at culinary camp in Miami Gardens
The dish for the day was curry chicken, but not the kind from the West Indies. Everyone knows that kind from the Caribbean. It was time to cook something different. That would be curry chicken from India, a region where spices and flavor are heavier and more abundant. The chicken would be paired with mango chutney, a thick flavorful sauce with a kick and seasoned Basmati Rice, a popular starch in the India.
After decades of educating Liberty City youth, Charles R. Drew Middle School has closed. School officials plan to turn the school building into a community service center, where academic and community resources will be offered to residents.
Candidates reach out to voters in the community amid elections
Candidates running for various political and judicial positions in Miami-Dade County stepped up their campaigns with speeches at various forums held throughout Miami’s Black communities in the past week.
The future of Overtown’s redevelopment efforts grew uncertain last week after a financial dispute between county and city leaders delayed funding to long overdue construction projects aimed at revitalizing the historic Black neighborhood.
A coalition of civil rights, immigrants’ rights, religious and legal groups has sent letters to officials in 62 Florida counties calling for an end to local law enforcement agencies detaining people for alleged civil immigration violations at the request of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Dozens of religious leaders walked arm in arm and sang spiritual hymns as they led a chorus of weary residents through tough neighborhoods last Saturday in a demonstration reminiscent of those during the civil rights era.
A group of residents known as The Concerned Citizens for the Preservation of TACOLCY, has been calling for Brown’s removal since a whistleblower complaint was filed last August.
Legendary performer and the "Godfather of Soul" James Brown left to the world more than dance moves and music.