New hours for the PSN North Library

Community By David L. Snelling, The Miami Laker staff Friday, September 6, 2013

Miami-Dade County Mayor Gimenez found a solution to keep open the libraries that were originally placed on the chopping for the next fiscal year, but only for fewer hours and limited days throughout the week. And library employees will still be laid off for the county to hold the line on property taxes. Palm Springs North Library was initially scheduled for closure, but under Gimenez’s proposal, the facility at 17601 N.W. 78 Avenue...

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....
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