Miami Lakes leaders go to Washington

Government By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, December 16, 2022

  A team of Miami Lakes officials traveled to the nation’s capital last month to meet with legislators about proposed projects for the town.      “We’re doing the people’s business up here in Washington and we’re ensuring that your voices are heard …” Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid said in a Nov. 16 Facebook post.      The group – Cid, his son Noah Cid;...

A second term for Fabricio

Government By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, December 16, 2022

 Fla. Rep. Tom Fabricio, R-Miami Lakes, was sworn into office Nov. 22 at the Florida Capitol for his second term in the legislature.   Fabricio, 45, represents District 110, which includes Miami Lakes; Palm Springs North and parts of northwest and east Hialeah and unincorporated Miami-Dade County to the Broward County line.   Fabricio, an attorney, previously represented Miramar before this year’s...

Five candidates file for council seats in 2024 election

Government By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, December 16, 2022

 The next election in Miami Lakes is 23 months away, but as of Dec. 9, five residents have filed to run for town council.      Council seats 1, 3 and 5 will be open in 2024, along with the Mayor’s seat.      For Seat 1, incumbent Councilman and business owner Tony Fernandez filed to seek a second term.      Realtor Juan Carlos Fernandez and business owner Mario O. Pinera, Jr....

Who's Who in Miami Lakes: Town Manager Edward Pidermann

Government By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, December 16, 2022

After a long career in firefighting, Miami Lakes Town Manager Edward Pidermann focused his public service closer to home.  Pidermann, 60, has lived in town for 31 years with his wife Martha, a retired Miami-Dade County school teacher.  The couple have three adult children -- Michelle, Eddy Jr., and Jennifer, who is married to Zach Exposito. The Pidermanns are also grandparents to Jennifer and Zach’s twin...

Councilmembers take their oaths

Government By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, December 16, 2022

 Two returning council members and one new elected official were sworn in Nov. 28 at Miami Lakes town hall.      Carlos O. Alvarez, Josh Dieguez and Ray Garcia, whose friends, families and supporters filled the council chambers for the ceremony, took their oaths and made brief speeches.      They thanked their supporters and loved ones, and all said they looked forward to working on behalf of voters...
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