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 Town of Miami Lakes released its Quarterly Performance Report, as city officials continue to improve how the town delivers municipal services to the satisfaction of area residents. To enhance the quality of services, the town has each department set realistic goals or targets, which they can work toward achieving, and implementing measures that will be of use for making major decisions. “Transparency in government is always...

Park Martial Arts Federation opens in Miami Lakes

Community By R.A. Romero, The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, March 5, 2014

  Children, teens, adults and families can now visit Park's Martial Arts Federation located at 15517 N.W. 67 Avenue in Miami Lakes, to sign up for various Taekwon-Do classes and special events. The Miami Lakes location is the the eighth addition to the federation's many centers in South Florida.  The Park's Martial Arts Federation began in 1965 when Grand Master, Jung Soo Park, began teaching in South Korea following his years of...

Alyssa Moore wins Girls 12-Under tournament

Sports By R.A. Romero, The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, March 5, 2014

  Miami Lakes resident and tennis player, Alyssa Moore, competed in the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Florida Region 8 Girls 12-and-under Tournament winning the first place trophy. Moore, a seventh grader at Bob Graham Education Center, competed in four matches in her quest for first place, improving her USTA ranking along the way. The tournament, which was held at Shula's Athletic Club on Saturday, February 15, through...

March programs at M. Lakes Library

Community Wednesday, March 5, 2014

  Miami Lakes Branch Library has the following programs available for the public during March: For Children: Family Game Day! Enjoy playing a variety of table games and family and friends. For all ages at 3 p.m. on March 15 and 29. Reading Ready Toddler Storytime – Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their care givers. Meets at 11 a.m. on Thursdays, March 6, 13, 20 and 27. Paws to Read – Certified therapy dogs...
Future Miami-Dade County bond referendums will contain a caveat to voters: Approving the bond item will raise your taxes. The Miami-Dade County Commission gave final approval to an ordinance sponsored by Commissioner Esteban Bovo Jr. to include language in future bond measures specifying that the proposed bond would be “paid or secured by taxes derived from the assessed value of property in the County.” A two-thirds majority of...
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