Dedicated school volunteer steps down after 20 years

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, May 19, 2022

     Adriana Schwinghammer is about to retire from a job where her sole reward is the gratification of a job well done.       And she’s been at it – as a volunteer at Miami Lakes K-8 Center ...

Construction begins on new M. Lakes Fire Rescue Station

Featured By Cristina Armand, Special to The Miami Laker Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  After years of waiting, the Miami Lakes West Fire Rescue Station #64 is one step closer to reality as Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and Miami-Dade County officials joined with members of the Miami Lake Town Council for a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, October 29. The new station will be located just south of Miami Lakes Drive on N.W. 77 Court. Once completed, Station #64 will be a two-story 13,512-square-foot facility. The triple-bay...

Main St. Players audition call for spring production

Community Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  The Main Street Players theatre group has scheduled an audition call for the 2010 Tony-nominated Next Fall, the first production at the Main Street Playhouse in 2014 opening on February 7 and running to March 2. The show will be directed by Artistic Director Robert Coppel. Audition dates are Sunday and Monday, November 10-11, from 7 to 10 p.m., at the Main Street Playhouse, 6766 Main Street. Callbacks are set for Tuesday, November 12,...

Major Charles James named Vets Parade Grand Marshall

Community Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  Miami Lakes’ Veterans Day Parade committee announced the selection of Major Charles James to serve as the Grand Marshall fro the 33rd annual Veterans Day Parade scheduled for November 10. James is a native of Texas where he played both football and baseball in high school and attended college on a baseball scholarship. After he received his B.S. degree in biology from Texas Southern University, he was sworn in as a Second...

Bob Graham PTSA allocates $30K in grant money to teacher budgets

Education By R.A. Romero, The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  Bob Graham Education Center's PTSA has found innovative ways to raise funds and disburse them in the past, their last venture successfully equipping every classroom at the school with interactive smart boards. Now, PTSA members are  embarking on their latest undertaking – to disburse grants to teachers who wish to contribute to students in the forms of clubs, activities, and events but find themselves limited by the school...

OLL annual Fashion Show attracts over 600 attendees

Community Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School’s 17th annual Children’s Fashion Show and luncheon was a stylist fundraising success. The show was held on October 19 at the Doubletree Miami Airport Convention Center and featured 125 student models from prekindergarten through eighth grade, and drew more than 600 guests. The fashion show is the largest fundraiser for the first half of the school year. The money raised goes towards...
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