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...
  Over 200 elected officials, friends and family gathered on Saturday, January 25, to formally unveil the designation of the Roberto Alonso Community Center at Royal Oaks Park in Miami Lakes. “It was great to see the community come together to celebrate the legacy of Vice Mayor Robert Alonso,” said Mayor Wayne Slaton. “I had the privilege of working alongside this great community leader and I am proud that his legacy...

Town to offer CERT training for residents in April

Community Monday, February 10, 2014

  Miami Lakes residents are invited to register for the upcoming CERT training to be held April 10, 12 and 13. Classes will be held on Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a disaster simulation exercise on the final day of class. To become certified, participants must attend all days. CERT training is designed to provide basic training in disaster preparedness. The CERT basic training course...

Town named Tree City USA for 7th year

Community Monday, February 10, 2014

  Miami Lakes continues to be recognized for its beautiful tree canopy and was once again awarded the Tree City USA Certification and Growth Award designation for this past year. This is the 7th consecutive year the town has received the designation and the fifth consecutive year it has received the Growth Award. The honors are awarded to cities for their excellence in urban forestry management. The Tree City USA designation is provided...
  Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) was named the College Board Advanced Placement Equity and Excellence District of the Year for being the nation's number one leader, among large school districts, in expanding access to Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses and improving AP Exam performance. M-DCPS offers students a combination of 32 AP courses among 51 high schools to prepare them for postsecondary education and maximize...
The Miami Lakes Bar Association swore in its new officers and board of directors at the Don Shula Hotel on Thursday, January 30. Attorney and former Miami Lakes Town Council candidate,  Lorenzo Cobiella, was elected president. “I am honored that my peers elected me president and entrusted me to lead the Miami Lakes Bar for this coming year,” said Cobiella. “During my tenure, I will focus on three main objectives...
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