Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu Month

Commissioner Rose Tydus

Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu was one of the most forthright personalities Nigeria has ever had. He believed in a Nigeria where justice and equity reign, and as a result, he devoted his life to the pursuit of that ideal. On Wednesday, February, 8, 2012 Commissioner Rose Tydus along with Mayor …

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Lunch & Learn: Cinema Saturdays

Commissioner Rose Tydus posses with the talented members of the rap group N.O.G. (Nothing Over God) Movement, at the Special Black History Month Edition of “Lunch & Learn: Cinema Saturda y s ” in the Opa-locka Municipal Complex,.

On Saturday, February 25, 2012, The City of Opa-locka Commissioner Rose Tydus hosted A Special Black History Month Edition of “Lunch & Learn: Cinema Saturdays” at the Opa-locka Municipal Complex, 780 Fisherman St., 2nd Floor, from 10:00 AM– 2:00 PM, where the theme, “Living the American Dream… A Reality or …

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Mayor Myra Taylor, Commissioner Timothy Holmes, Vice Mayor Dorothy “Dottie” Johnson, Commissioner Rose Tydus, Commissioner Gail Miller, School board member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall lead the guests down the red carpet, after the Mayor’s “State of the City” Address.

“Buenas Noches, Bon Swa, Ahsalamelekim, Shalom, and to my seniors, Hey ‘Yall,” saluted City of Opa-locka Honorable Mayor “Lady” Myra L. Taylor, to approximately 500 guests which included residents, business owners, elected officials and other dignitaries, under a 40 x 80 tent in front of Historic City Hall, during her …

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HUD Awards Opa-locka a $624,479 Grant


On Monday, November 21, 2011, “The Great” City of Opa-locka received a $624,479 grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  The primary objective of the grant is to develop a long-term vision for the city’s revitalization, dubbed Sustainable Opa-locka 20/30.  The plan will identify specific actions that will …

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