Town of Miami Lakes recognized the efforts put forth by the town’s Building Official, Eliezer Palacio, in partnership with The Graham Companies, that has resulted in all pump stations in Miami Lakes that serve commercial areas being removed from moratorium. The moratorium has had a direct impact on both the town and The Graham Companies’ ability to recruit and retain businesses. The problem stemmed from Miami-Dade...
  School grades for all Miami-Dade and Broward county high schools were released on December 18. The Town of Miami Lakes congratulated Miami Lakes Educational Center for achieving an “A” rating once again while Barbara Goleman Senior High’s rating improved to a “B” and Hialeah Miami Lakes Senior High made a vast improvement achieving its first “A.” This is a result of the commitment and hard...

Florida Memorial honors Com. Barbara Jordan

Community Wednesday, January 1, 2014

  Standing before a packed audience, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan accepted an award from the Board of Trustees of Florida Memorial University (FMU). Jordan, who videotaped her contributions to the historically black university, was recently honored with the Community Leadership Award at the Bonaventure Hotel in Weston. “Florida Memorial University is one of the hidden jewels in District 1,” said Jordan....
  State Senator Rene Garcia (R-Hialeah) continues his "Taking Care of Business in District 38" program with a stint as an integrated therapist for a day at the Angels Reach Foundation, Inc., 17689 NW 78 Ave, in Palm Springs North. Fans of the Senator's Facebook page and subscribers to his newsletter chose the profession of child therapist from among a few others including factory worker, graphic designer, librarian assistant and...

Town salutes principal's lifesaving actions

Community Friday, December 27, 2013

  Miami Lakes resident Rene Rovirosa, the principal at Mater Lakes Academy, was recognized at the December Town Council meeting for saving the life of 15-year-old sophomore Devon Octave. While in wrestling practice, Octave collapsed and went into sudden cardiac arrest. Rovirosa began performing CPR. When fire fighter paramedics arrived at the scene, the student had stopped breathing and his pulse was lost. He was clinically dead for...
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