Kids who want to play flag football for the Miami Lakes Optimist Club have two chances left to register on   Saturday, December 21, and Saturday, December 28, from 10 a.m. to noon in front of Miami Lakes Middle School, 6425 Miami Lakeway North.  Parents can also register their children online at www.miaflag.com. The registration fee is $100 for in-person registration and $110 to register online. The league is open to boys...

Commissioner Bovo visits M. Lakes Fire Station #1

Community Monday, December 23, 2013

  Miami-Dade County Commissioner Esteban Bovo Jr. visited M-D Fire Station #1 in Miami Lakes on December 2 as part of his “Working for You” campaign. Bovo toured the facility with Chief Fire Officer Felipe Osaba, helped answer emergency calls, and joined firefighters in responding to several incidents, including a rolled over car on the Palmetto Expressway and a tragic shooting in the Opa-locka area. “After spending a...

Gov. Bob Graham is honored by S. Fla. Boy Scout Council

Community Wednesday, December 18, 2013

  South Florida Council of Boy Scouts of America (BSA) hosted its 2013 Distinguished Citizen Awards Dinner on December 5 at the Signature Grand in Davie and celebrated the 103rd anniversary of BSA. The evening honored former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham and Nova Southeastern University Chancellor Ray Ferrero Jr. for their outstanding community dedication and service that embodies the principles of Scouting.

Pace clubs join in Caravan of Joy Toy Drive with NBC 6

Education By Elvita Reigosa, Special to the Laker Wednesday, December 18, 2013

  The Christmas season is a time of joy, sharing good times with family and friends, and spreading cheer to everyone who comes across our path. Realizing that countless children will wake up with nothing under the Christmas tree, students from Monsignor Edward Pace High School wanted to make sure that every child had a toy and something to smile about on that special day. The Caravan of Joy Toy Drive was put together to bring happiness...
  Miami Lakes continues to embody its motto “Growing Beautifully.” Nurturing its commitment to green living and maintaining the highest quality of life for its residents, the Town has been diligently working to alleviate congestion on its busiest roadways. Through grant funding, Miami Lakes was able to purchase two new buses that will operate as part of the town’s existing transit network known as the Miami Lakes Mover...
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