Station Scene: Car safety for children

Community By Cristina Armand, M-Dade Fire Dept., Special to The Laker Wednesday, April 30, 2014

  It seems like we always hear about child seat safety, childproofing or pool safety for our kids, but as summer approaches we must remember some hidden dangers. One of these dangers is the family car. Around the country, and especially in South Florida’s sweltering heat, getting left or trapped in a hot car can be just as dangerous as getting in a car accident. This year alone three children have died as a result of being left in...

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Community By The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, April 30, 2014

  Section 13.1701, paragraph (a)(6)(f), of the Town of Miami Lakes Land Development Code, states: The swale areas small be maintained by the abutting property owner. No structures or improvements of any kind, with the exception of mailboxes approved by the United States Postal Service, sod, annuals or perennials (surrounding a tree), driveway approaches, and shade trees approved by the Town, shall be permitted within the swale areas....
  The Town of Miami Lakes announced it will offer a YMCA Summer Camp Program from June 9 through August 15 at the Roberto Alonso Community Center at Royal Oaks Park, 16500 N.W. 87 Avenue. The camp will be open to children ages 5 to 12 years old, and will offer a sports and dance component along with a wide variety of events including sing-a-longs, arts and crafts, reading and learning, sports and games, field trips, and swim days. The...
  Miami Lakes Youth Activities Task Force presents the Movies in the Park series. The free movie watching event takes place at Miami Lakes Picnic Park West, 15151 Montrose Road (N.W. 82 Avenue.) The series continues on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. with the Academy-Award winning movie Frozen. The animated film tells the story of fearless optimist Anna who sets off on an epic journey, teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his...
  The Town of Miami Lakes is inviting residents to join in the annual Arbor Day celebration at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 25, at Miami Lakes Picnic Park West, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue. The event will feature a tree planting ceremony, information and educational materials for residents, as well as tree care demonstrations by the town’s Arborist. Miami Lakes is a “Tree City USA” and is recognized for its outstanding care of...
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