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.     ...
  In recognition of Lake Quality Awareness Month, Miami Lakes’ Neighborhood Improvement Committee (NIC) will hold a kickoff event at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 2, at Graham Park/Meadow Walk Park, 6800 N.W. Meadow Walk.  Residents are encouraged to bring their family, friends and neighbors to enjoy an educational event in one of the town’s best parks, and learn about one of Miami Lakes’ most important treasures....
  Miami Lakes area residents can take advantage of Florida’s Sales Tax Holiday to purchase school supplies and clothes tax free for the upcoming school year, from Friday, August 1 to Sunday, August 3. The tax free items include clothing, footwear, certain clothing accessories, notebooks, notebook paper, tablets, folders, pencils, pens, sharpeners, calculators, rulers, crayons, markers and staplers.  For a number of years, the...
  Miami Lakes elected officials took part in the July 12th grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony of Giardino Gourmet Salads which recently opened its newest restaurant at 8008 N.W. 154 Street in the Park Centre Shopping Center. Founded in 2004, the gardener chefs at Giardino serve a wide variety of individually handcrafted salads and menu offerings using premium ingredients like freshly baked croutons and homemade deli salads. The new...

Country Club residents vent concerns on golf course closing

Community By David Snelling, The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, July 30, 2014

  Protesting Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s proposal to shut down a portion of a golf course as part of his proposed budget cuts, a massive crowd of Country Club of Miami residents gathered to try and save the land that keeps their property values intact and growing. During a meeting last week called by Miami-Dade Commissioner Barbara Jordan at the Country Club of Miami Golf Course and Clubhouse, more than 300 residents scoffed...

Barbara Goleman High hosts freshman orientation

Education Wednesday, July 30, 2014

  Barbara Goleman Senior High School, 14100 N.W. 89 Avenue in Miami Lakes, will be hosting its annual Freshman Orientation on Tuesday, August 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the school's auditorium. The administrative team, faculty, and staff will welcome its newest Gators and their families with an overview of the school's various magnet, academic, and athletic programs. The purpose of the meeting is to offer a smooth transition into high...
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