M.L. Chamber of Commerce to host mayoral debate

Community Friday, September 6, 2013

The Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce is hosting a mayoral debate for the five candidates seeking to replace Michael Pizzi during the organization’s regular luncheon meeting on Wednesday, September 4. Pizzi was suspended from political office following his arrest on public corruption charges which prompted the October 1 special election. Candidates include Councilmember Nelson Hernandez, who resigned his post to run for mayor,...

Words United IV recruits South Florida teen poets

Education By Roselind Romero, The Miami Laker staff Friday, September 6, 2013

Five renowned poets gathered once again at the Main Street Playhouse on August 25 for a spoken word performance, the fourth time they visited, thus the name "Words United IV." The performers plan to visit Miami Lakes again in February 2014. Main Street Players officials Dennis and Clara Lyzniak had only words of praise for the poets. The artists included Asia, Lizz Straight, Bluz, G(eorge Yamazawa), and Bertrand "Da Younsta" Boyd II. ...
The Florida League of Cities honored Rep. Eddy Gonzalez (R- Hialeah Gardens) with a 2013 Defender of Home Rule Award at its 87th Annual Conference in Orlando. “I am honored to receive this award from the Florida League of Cities,” said Gonzalez. “This organization has supported me from the time I was a city councilman. I will continue to support the League, and the 401 cities it represents, in its efforts to protect home...
Future Force Personnel Services, which is celebrating its 22nd year in Miami Lakes, announced it is the recipient of two prestigious honors representing significant milestones in the company’s history. Future Force was named for the third time among the Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. The firm was also named a recipient of the Florida Fast 100 Companies awarded by the South Florida Business Journal....

Suspended mayor proclaims innocence; thanks supporters

Community Provided to The Miami Laker by Michael Pizzi Friday, September 6, 2013

(Editor’s Note: The following unsolicited statement was provided to The Miami Laker by Michael Pizzi who was suspended as Miami Lakes Mayor in early August following his arrest by FBI agents on charges of public corruption.) I want to thank all of the Miami Lakes residents who have shown me a large outpouring of support and love during what has been a very difficult period for me and my family. On a positive note, this has shown me...
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