Council reduces Optimist Park bond amount to $19.5 million

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, August 4, 2022

    The Town of Miami Lakes has found a way to fund renovations to Miami Lakes Optimist Park with a less expensive bond offering.      Staff compared an engineering consultant’s cost estimates in the $25 million...
On October 11, Andrea Graham Rechichi of The Graham Companies was the guest speaker for the students of “Year Up” during their weekly “Friday Feedback” at Miami Dade College’s North Campus.Throughout the fall semester, students that are participating in the Year Up program have weekly sessions where professionals from the business world come in to share their personal career paths as well as other insightful...

Town attorney firm is fired; council approves hiring Gastesi and Associates

Government By David L. Snelling, The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Flexing his political muscle, Miami Lakes Mayor Wayne Slaton fired the town attorney and litigation counsel and subsequently hired a lawyer to handle both legal services for less money, severing ties with the law firm he holds responsible for allowing the town to award a working contract to a bogus company.The business was a front for the FBI to help nab former Mayor Michael Pizzi on public corruption charges in a federal sting that also...
Miami Lakes Garden Club announced its next guest speaker for the organization’s Gardening Program Series scheduled for 7 p.m. on Monday, November 25, at the Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 Montrose Road.Residents attending the presentation will enjoy a presentation of “Edible Gardening for the Tropics,” a program by organic vegetable gardening expert and author Karin Fields.With over 15 years of vegetable gardening...

Three Pace High students earn national recognition and scholarship opportunities

Education By Katherine Palacio, Special to The Miami Laker Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Three senior students from Monsignor Edward Pace High School received national recognition and the chance to earn scholarships to the colleges or universities of their choice. Nicholas Fernandez reached the “Semifinalist” level for the National Merit Scholar competition. Only one third of the students in this competition are qualified as semifinalists. Semifinalist status is awarded to the highest scoring students in each state....

Miami Lakes Eye Care Center

Community By R.A. Romero, The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, November 20, 2013

  Miami Lakes Eye Care Center, also known as the Laservision Eye Care Center, marks 25 years of serving the Miami Lakes community this year.  The center is a state of the art facility and was the original tenant of the Plaza Royal office building at 15600 N.W. 67 Avenue where they have been located for over two decades.  Co-owners of the facility, William Zambrano and Joseph Trentacoste, are leading ophthalmologists who have...
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