Florida League of Cities president P.C. Wu, who is also the Council president of the City of Pensacola, appointed Miami Lakes Vice Mayor Manny Cid as the vice chair of the League’s Growth Management and Economic Development Legislative Policy Committee. The committee addresses policies specific to municipal concerns with community redevelopment, economic development, special districts, foreclosures and affordable housing,...

Kevin Fernandez named to Dean's List at Notre Dame

Community Wednesday, September 18, 2013

  Kevin Fernandez, a resident of Royal Oaks in Miami Lakes, has been named to the Dean's List in the University of Notre Dame's College of Arts and Letters for outstanding scholarship during the Spring 2013 semester. Students who achieve the Dean's honors at Notre Dame represent the top 30 percent of students in their college. This is the fourth consecutive semester that Fernandez, a rising junior, has received this distinction....
Miami Lakes resident Mario Muxo, 16, was awarded the Outstanding Academic All-American for his achievements in the water and in the classroom by the non-profit organization, USA Water Polo. USA Water Polo, recognized by the United States Olympic Committee as the National Governing Body for water polo in the U.S., hosts championship events annually and oversees the Olympic water polo program, including senior, junior, youth and cadet...

Whilly Bermudez authors inspirational children's book

Community Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Many people think it is about time that a children's book was published that has the ability to skillfully instill positive and inspirational values. Whilly Bermudez has stepped-up to the plate with his latest book entitled, "WB & The 10 Good Things." Bermudez authored the illustrated book for children ages 5-8. This is a "feel-good" book that parents will enjoy sharing with their kids. With all of the negative images and stereotypes...

Pace High's grandparents' mass showcases importance of families

Education By Maya Lora, Special to The Miami Laker Wednesday, September 18, 2013

  Monsignor Edward Pace High School hosted a grandparents' mass and breakfast to give students a wonderful opportunity to spend the morning with some of the most vital people in their lives. The mood in the air on August 10 was easily identified as heart-warming as the families sat, prayed, and ate together. The Pace Chapel was the best place imaginable to hold this event as it unites different generations since Pace is,...
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