Pizzi settlement is done, Miami Lakes town attorney tells council

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 13, 2024

Miami Lakes will pay former Mayor Michael Pizzi $1.625 million for legal fees for his defense in a federal criminal case, a decision that ends a decade of courtroom battles and payments to lawyers. After a jury found in 2014 that Pizzi was not...

HML's William De Vera named to Syracuse Posse 3

Education Wednesday, January 1, 2014

  Hialeah Miami Lakes Senior High School senior William De La Vera has been selected to be part of Syracuse University Posse 3. Over 1,200 students across Miami-Dade County applied to Posse and only 40 were selected to be part of this program. Posse identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential who may be overlooked by traditional college selection processes. Posse extends to these students...

Bob Graham students participate in Miami Book Fair

Education Wednesday, January 1, 2014

  The third grade students in the Extended Foreign Language/Bilingual program at Bob Graham Education Center (BGEC) participated in this year’s Miami Book Fair International held at Miami Dade College’s downtown campus.  The Miami Book Fair is the largest literary gathering in the Americas and this year celebrated its 30th anniversary with participation by some of the world’s top English and Spanish authors,...
  As proposed by School Board Chair Perla Tabares Hantman, the Miami-Dade School Board voted unanimously to promote and encourage participation in the 2014 Miami National College Fair, and also endorsed the 2014 Annual Teen Driver Safety Public Service Announcement (PSA) and Poster Contest that is open to all District Senior High schools. The College Fair, scheduled for February 9, noon to 4 p.m., will have representatives from more...

Three Mother of Our Redeemer students honored

Education Wednesday, January 1, 2014

  Mother of Our Redeemer Catholic School (MOR) continues to achieve top honors from its students. MOR entered 21 students from its 7th and 8th grade classes to compete with other middle schools in the 2013 Academic Olympics held at Monsignor Edward Pace High School on December 7. MOR's Shelly Mena (8th grade), won first place in Language Arts, Jasmin Garcia (7th grade) earned second place in Religion, and Melissa Alvarez (7th grade)...
  Miami Streetside Manifesto, the youth group band of the 4:12 Student Ministry at New Testament Baptist Church, decided to give back to those in need just in time for Christmas Eve. On December 24, the Miami Rescue Mission hosted their annual Christmas Eve banquet which fed over 1,000 needy families for this holiday season.  Streetside Manifesto was invited Tuesday morning, as hundreds gathered, to perform some holiday...
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