Council approves golf course plan

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 30, 2022

    The Miami Lakes town council has approved the $110 million plan for The Residences & Shops on NINE, a project at the landmark Miami Lakes Golf Course.      The golf course will remain open for play during...

Chaminade-Madonna College hosts Bunco Party

Education Friday, September 6, 2013

Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory is hosting a Bunco Party in the high school’s cafeteria on Saturday, September 14. Food and beverages will be serve starting at 6 p.m. with Bunco beginning at 7 p.m. Entrance fee is $20 (pre-sale) and $25 at the door which includes the game, food and refreshments. Prizes will be awarded to the winners. All funds raised will contribute to the success of the Chaminade-Madonna “Back to...

Words United IV recruits South Florida teen poets

Education By Roselind Romero, The Miami Laker staff Friday, September 6, 2013

Five renowned poets gathered once again at the Main Street Playhouse on August 25 for a spoken word performance, the fourth time they visited, thus the name "Words United IV." The performers plan to visit Miami Lakes again in February 2014. Main Street Players officials Dennis and Clara Lyzniak had only words of praise for the poets. The artists included Asia, Lizz Straight, Bluz, G(eorge Yamazawa), and Bertrand "Da Younsta" Boyd II. ...
The Florida League of Cities honored Rep. Eddy Gonzalez (R- Hialeah Gardens) with a 2013 Defender of Home Rule Award at its 87th Annual Conference in Orlando. “I am honored to receive this award from the Florida League of Cities,” said Gonzalez. “This organization has supported me from the time I was a city councilman. I will continue to support the League, and the 401 cities it represents, in its efforts to protect home...
Future Force Personnel Services, which is celebrating its 22nd year in Miami Lakes, announced it is the recipient of two prestigious honors representing significant milestones in the company’s history. Future Force was named for the third time among the Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. The firm was also named a recipient of the Florida Fast 100 Companies awarded by the South Florida Business Journal....

In Memoriam: Korean War veteran Jerry Schneider

Obituaries By David L. Snelling, The Miami Laker staff Friday, September 6, 2013

Jerry Schneider, a long time Miami Lakes resident who served his country in the military and was a member of a town committee to honor veterans, died after a long illness. He was 82. Schneider passed on August 11 at Veterans Affairs Hospital in Miami, according to his wife Jan Schneider. Jerry Schneider was born in Brooklyn, New York and in 1951 joined the U.S. Army working as a demolition expert. In fact, while on duty in the Korean War,...
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