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...

Chaminade-Madonna College hosts Bunco Party

Education Friday, September 6, 2013

Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory is hosting a Bunco Party in the high school’s cafeteria on Saturday, September 14. Food and beverages will be serve starting at 6 p.m. with Bunco beginning at 7 p.m. Entrance fee is $20 (pre-sale) and $25 at the door which includes the game, food and refreshments. Prizes will be awarded to the winners. All funds raised will contribute to the success of the Chaminade-Madonna “Back to...

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. ...
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