37th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, November 30, 2022

     The Aguirre Obando family of Pembroke Pines and Miami Lakes have enjoyed the Main Street Festival of Lights so much that they brought a relative visiting from Costa Rica to the 37th annual event.      ...
Representative Manny Diaz Jr. (R-Hialeah) recently used Apple’s Facetime application to visit Bob Graham Education Center during an Education Committee meeting to answer questions about the legislative process.The 7th grade Law Studies class watched the Education Committee live on the Florida House website and Diaz stepped out of committee to address the class. The students in Ingy Cruz’s class are working on a public policy...
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....
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