Miami Dade College North presents new programs

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

     Ahead of its 62nd anniversary on Sept. 6, Miami Dade College’s North Campus is looking to the future this fall by offering a multitude of new courses and the classic areas of study it is known for.     ...

Special Election set for Oct. 1

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

The Town of Miami Lakes has scheduled a special election to select a new mayor following the arrest of Michael Pizzi on a charge of public corruption last month as part of an FBI sting. At a special meeting in August, acting Mayor Ceasar Mestre and councilmembers unanimously voted for the October 1 special election, which was the only date Miami-Dade Elections Department offered that wouldn’t violate the town’s...

Betsy Moo gets a new garden at the Library

Community Friday, September 6, 2013

“Betsy Moo,” one of the first “We Love Cows” sculptures to be located in Miami Lakes, is now residing in a beautiful new garden setting at the Miami Lakes Branch Library. Betsy’s updated ambiance is thanks to the community beautification efforts of the Miami Lakes Garden Club which wanted to celebrate her 10th anniversary with surroundings befitting her colorful paintings. “We Love Cows” was one...
The Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida will hold its North Miami-Dade Rally and 5th annual Membership Rally and Family Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 7, at Miami Lakes United Methodist Church, 14800 N.W. 67 Avenue. The event is free and the public is welcome. There will be booths, crafts, games, Girl Scout memorabilia, camping skill training and more, along with membership for new troops.

MLMS Project Citizen wins for sixth consecutive year

Education By R.A. Romero, The Miami Laker staff Friday, September 6, 2013

Miami Lakes Middle School’s Department chair of Social Studies, Lisa DeYarza, has once again led her students to success at the District, State and National Project Citizen competition, hosted by the Center for Civic Education. This is the sixth consecutive year of state championships the Miami Lakes Middle students have won. The school continued forward after state competitions and was honored with a Superior Achievement at the...

Town adds new website and social media pages

Community Friday, September 6, 2013

The Town of Miami Lakes has a new website with features that town officials say make it more user-friendly. The previous website had been in place for almost 10 years, and it was time for a redesign. “It is important to have different avenues of communications to reach out to our residents, businesses, and visitors,” said Mayor Ceasar Mestre. The new website – – make finding information much...