Parking on swale along NW 170th St. draws scrutiny from councilman, residents and police

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, February 16, 2024

      The quarter-mile walking trail along Northwest 170th Street is bordered by a canal on the south side and what has become an illegal parking lot on the swale on the north side.       A resident’s...
  The United States Naval Academy (USNA) is a strong proponent of  boosting comprehension and interest in the academic subjects of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, collectively known as STEM, with the hopes that students will be more inclined to attend college and pursue a STEM major. USNA recently extended the opportunity to four high schools in Miami-Dade County to select high-achieving students to attend the...
  JetStream Federal Credit Union announced that Vanessa Ortega, CDFI program manager, has earned the designation of Community Development Certified Financial Counselor. This designation is certified by the National Cooperative Business Association through its Community Development Initiative. It is an essential tool for organizations serving moderate and low income populations, and an effective way for financial institutions to better...

MLEC's Carlos Garcia named Sunshine State Scholar

Education By R.A. Romero, The Miami Laker staff Tuesday, March 18, 2014

  Miami Lakes Educational Center junior, Carlos Garcia, was recently named a Sunshine State Scholar, a top STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) honor by the State of Florida. Garcia also attended the STEM-centered Technology Student Association State Competition in late February.  "Being recognized as a Sunshine State Scholar is an extremely gratifying and humbling experience, especially from one of the largest...
  On Friday, February 28, State Representative Manny Diaz Jr. (R-Hialeah) presented the staff and students of Bob Graham Education Center in Miami Lakes with a ceremonial flag for earning an “A” grade from the State of Florida. The school has been recognized as an “A” school for 10 consecutive years. The recognition is even more impressive because the students have risen to the occasion to meet higher standards....
  The Miami Association of Realtors, the largest local Realtor association in the nation, has elected Liza Mendez of Pedro Realty International as its 2014 chairman of the board. Mendez and the entire Board of Directors were installed at the annual  Inaugural and Awards luncheon at Jungle Island on January 31. A local expert, Mendez has been in real estate since 1982. She graduated from the University of Miami in 1985 with a BBA in...
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