Scenes from a life: Photos of Bob Graham

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, April 18, 2024

The Graham Companies shared photos from the life of Bob Graham. The former state legislator, governor and U.S. senator who was a member of Miami Lakes' founding family died Tuesday in Gainesville, Fla. of natural causes. He was 87.

Monsignor Pace Poets hosts Open Mic Night

Education Thursday, February 6, 2014

  Monsignor Edward Pace High School's poets, singers, and thespians came together on the evening of January 15 to take part in Pace’s annual Open Mic Night.  Katherine Palacio and the Literary Guild club coordinated the event with senior Nina Pulley taking the lead in organizing the evening. Students with various interests and talents, from various electives and clubs such as theatre and writing, wrote original poems,...

Voters to see tax consequences on future county bonds

Community Wednesday, February 5, 2014

  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...
  Dade Christian School’s cheerleading program, which includes elementary, junior varsity and varsity teams, made their annual trip to FCC (Fellowship of Christian Cheerleading) Nationals in Orlando in early January. Each team had one goal in mind...for the elementary and junior varsity, it was to win a national title...and for the varsity, it was to become three-peat National champions. “Each team had rigorous practice...
  On Monday, February 3, the Town of Miami Lakes will celebrate the grand opening of the new N.W. 87 Avenue link between N.W. 154 and 162 streets. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. on the corner of N.W. 87 Avenue and 162 street. Residents and others who are interested in participating in the celebration are asked to congregate at the Roberto Alonso Community Center at Royal Oaks Park, 16500 N.W. 87 Avenue, at 10...
  The Main Street Merchants present the 6th annual Taste of Miami Lakes Festival, scheduled for Saturday, February 22, along Main Street. The annual outdoor family festival will kick off at 11 a.m. The event will feature a kids zone with face painting, a bounce house, snacks, center stage with all day entertainment, giveaways and raffles, and 60-70 vendors featuring great food and arts and crafts. A percentage of the proceeds will be...
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