'Fun Under the Stars' hosted by Shula's on July 25

Community By The Miami Laker staff Friday, July 19, 2013

If you are looking for something different to do this summer that the whole family can enjoy, mark Thursday, July 25 on your calendar for Shula’s “Family Fun Under the Stars” hosted by Shula’s Steak 2, Shula’s Athletic Club and Shula’s Golf Club. The fun starts at 7 p.m. at Steak 2 Restaurant, 6842 Main Street, inside Shula’s Hotel. Guests can enjoy a number of food and drink specials, a putting...

Miami Lakes teen elected president of Children's Trust Youth Committee

Community By The Miami Laker staff Friday, July 19, 2013

Miami Lakes resident Broderick Schwinghammer was elected president of the Youth Advisory Committee to The Children's Trust of Miami-Dade County. The Children's Trust emphasizes collaboration and partnership in order to provide the programs and services needed by children and parents county wide. These programs include reading, anti-violence, health screenings, parenting skills and art programs. The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) is...

Town Council holds line on taxes; tentatively maintains 2.3518 millage

Community By David L. Snelling Friday, July 19, 2013

At the July , regular Miami Lakes Town Council meeting, lawmakers tentatively kept the existing 2.3518 rate for property taxes for the 2013-14 fiscal year, which is $2.3518 per $1,000 of assessed property value. The proposed rate, which is the same as the two previous years, is projected to generate about $5.6 million in property tax revenue for the proposed budget estimated at $14.8 million. The tax roll reflects a gross taxable value of...
Miami Lakes resident Chandler Precht, representing the South Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair, recently won a silver medal at SUNY (State University of New York) Oswego’s third annual GENIUS Olympiad global environmental science, art, writing and design competition in Oswego, New York. Precht earned the recognition for a project titled “Origin and Recovery of White Pox Lesions on the Threatened Elkhorn Coral,...

M.L. Educational Center pep rally supports history teacher Jennie Susi

Education By Neyda Borges, Special the The Miami Laker Friday, July 19, 2013

"Stay Calm and Chemo On!" Students, colleagues and friends piled into the gym at Miami Lakes Educational Center wearing originally designed t-shirts made in the school's colors – teal and white. Though the sound system was on, bleachers were down and a photographer was snapping away, this was not an ordinary pep rally. This one was for American History teacher, Jennie Susi. She has stage four ovarian cancer.  According to the...
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