Bovo's Mega Pet Adoption event labeled a huge success

Community Wednesday, February 19, 2014

  Dozens of dogs and cats found loving new homes during the “Open Your Heart and Your Home” mega pet adoption event and fundraiser on February 8 at Amelia Earhart Park. The event was sponsored by County Commissioner Esteban Bovo Jr., the county’s  Animal Services Department, and the county’s Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department. More than 50 animals were adopted, 26 dogs and 32 cats were spayed or...

Knee Pain lecture on Feb. 25

Community Wednesday, February 19, 2014

  Noted orthopedic surgeon and knee specialist Dr. Patrick Barry has scheduled a lecture on non-surgical management of problem knees at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 25, at the Curtiss Mansion, 500 Deer Run, in Miami Springs. His lecture will focus on non-surgical relief which includes no shots, no braces and no pills and will be directed at persons who are having problems walking, suffering from night pains, bone-on-bone arthritis and...

Next Fall drama at Main St. Playhouse to March 2

Community Wednesday, February 19, 2014

  During the next two weekends and for another six performances, the Main Street Players continue to reach its patrons’ hearts with the award winning Geoffrey Nauffts’ drama, Next Fall. Performances are Friday and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., and continue until March 2. This timely play opened earlier this month just as the news reported that NFL prospect Michael Sam was coming out publicly. In Nauffts’...

Town seeks to revive stalled Youth Center project

Community By David Snelling, The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The original contractor’s unsatisfactory quality of work, and a new contractor tapped by an insurance company to finish the job that hasn’t officially agreed to do the work, have combined to further delay construction of the new community and youth center at Miami Lakes Picnic Park East. During the February 11 regular Town Council meeting, Town Attorney Raul Gastesi and Town Manager Alex Rey responded to Councilmember Frank...

Residents may participate in Home Beautification Contest

Community Wednesday, February 19, 2014

  Miami Lakes’ Neighborhood Improvement Committee (NIC) is inviting all Miami Lakes residents to participate in the 2014 Home Beautification Contest. The contest will recognize residents who take special care in maintaining their homes and landscaping. The contest will be held four times per year and the winners will be awarded with a $200 Home Depot gift card and a commemorative lawn sign to be placed in their front yard. The NIC...
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