The American Legion recognizes area students

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, July 3, 2024

 Each year, the American Legion presents awards to approximately 30,000 students for demonstrating character traits that the group calls American ideals: courage, honor, leadership, patriotism, scholarship and service.     ...
  The Michael Gilmartin family, Miami Lakes residents since 1992, proudly announced the graduation of their son, Christopher, 22, from the Pat Thomas Police Academy in Tallahassee in June. The young Gilmartin graduated  from Florida State University’s Honor’s College with a degree in Criminology cum laude in December 2013 after completing college in three and one-half years. He attended Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy...

Pace High hosts sixth annual fishing tourney in Islamorada on Aug. 22

Religious By Rene D. Basulto, Special to The Miami Laker Friday, August 8, 2014

  Monsignor Edward Pace High School’s Anglers Club is hosting its sixth annual Spartan Fishing Tournament at the La Siesta Resort & Marina in Islamorada in the Florida Keys on Friday, August 22, and Saturday, August 23. The multi-species tournament will have inshore and offshore teams, and participants can register as individuals or as teams on either a guided boat or the participant’s own boat. The money raised at the...

Pace baseball team's intensive 7-week training camp readies squad for 2014 season

Sports By Rene D. Basulto, Special to The Miami Laker Wednesday, August 6, 2014

On a humid, cloudy July morning, workers are digging up dirt to form a pitcher’s mound, as the main baseball field on the Monsignor Edward Pace High School campus is close to finishing its renovations. Just a few hundred feet away, the Pace Spartans baseball team is in the midst of continuing its own rebuilding. The 2012-2013 Spartans team was one hit away from winning the Class 4A state finals only to lose 7-5 to Pensacola Catholic in...

 

Bob Graham (center), the former United States Senator, Florida Governor and State Senator, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Florida Bar’s Government Lawyers Section at the Bar’s annual convention on June 27 in Orlando. Graham is flanked by section chair Barbara C. Wingo, and Morgan R. Rood, chair of the section’s Lifetime Achievement Award Committee.
  Town of Miami Lakes announced the online registration dates for the Youth Ballet, Jazz and Martial Arts classes, and the Adult Painting and Spanish classes. Online registration for Youth Ballet, Jazz and Martial Arts will be available beginning at 6 p.m. on Monday, August 11. Online registration for Adult Painting and Spanish classes will be available beginning at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 12. This year, registration is only available...
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