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...
Miami Lakes’ Elderly Affairs Committee will host its annual Health and Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 21, at the Royal Oaks Park Community Center, 16500 N.W. 87 Avenue. The free community event will feature vendors providing useful information to the senior community concerning health related issues as well as free refreshments and door prizes. Free bus transportation will be available by calling...

Lake Quality Awareness month in August

Community Friday, September 6, 2013

At a ceremony on Lake Hilda beach, in the presence of dozens of residents, Mayor Ceasar Mestre proclaimed August as Lake Quality Awareness Month. “It is clear to me how our lakes contribute to the quality of life in our community,” Mestre said. “If we created a little more awareness with this proclamation, then our efforts here were well spent.” The Lake Quality Awareness Month initiative was brought forward by the...

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,...

Five have eyes on mayoral seat; three seeking vacant council seat in special election

Featured By David L. Snelling, Laker staff Friday, September 6, 2013

  Eight candidates have qualified to run in the mayoral race and for Council Seat 4 during next month’s special election following the arrest of Michael Pizzi on public corruption charges, and another spot was left vacant after a sitting councilman stepped down to run for mayor. The mayoral candidates include Councilmember Nelson Hernandez, who resigned last month to seek the top position, Miami Lakes’ founding mayor...
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