OLCDC Helps Historic Neighborhood Recapture its Glory


“This is not about the rehabilitation of an apartment complex, this is about the redevelopment of a neighborhood and the building of a community,” avowed Willie Logan, Founder and President of the Opa-locka Community Development Corporation (OLCDC), on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 11:00 a.m., during a historic groundbreaking ceremony …

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SILVER KNIGHT AWARD Winners from Opa-Locka

(Above) Vice Mayor Johnson presents Stephanie Jennings her proclamation as Jazmine Lightbourn, Mayor Taylor and Elder Alfred Clark look on, as Commissioner Miller applauded from the dais.   (Below) The Silver Knight Award  winners in a group shot with Elder Clark and the City  Commission.

On May 18, 2011, fifteen of Miami-Dade County’s most outstanding high school seniors were honored at the 2011 Silver Knight Award Ceremony, and among the award winning recipients, from the City of Opa-locka, were Stephanie Jennings and Jazmine Lightbourn of Miami Carol City Senior High School. Since the students embodied …

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Celebrating ‘Our Fathers’ in Opa-locka

Albert Jones, Robert Harris, Marcel Louisaint and Haguenot Noel.

By Christina Gordon…. “Women make boys, but men make men,” stated the Honorable “Lady” Myra L. Taylor at the Third Annual Tribute to “Our Fathers,” hosted by the Opa-locka Mayor and City Commission at 11:00 AM on the second floor of the Municipal Complex building, 780 Fisherman Street, as they …

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Unity in the Community

Mayor Taylor gives a pep-talk to the Opa-locka Parks and Recreations Panthers and Hurricane football teams, as Opa-locka Police Chief Cheryl Cason lends support.

By Christina Gordon…. The Opa-locka Hurricanes (West side) and the Opa-locka Panthers (East side) met face to face, with the only competition in mind at that point was to be the team to recruit the most and the best players at the Annual “Unity in the Community” Football Registration and …

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