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.

RE/MAX Unique Realty salutes long time associates

Business Wednesday, December 4, 2013

  Eddie Rodriguez, Broker-owner of RE/MAX Unique Realty and RE/MAX Realty 1, congratulated two RE/MAX associates who are celebrating milestone anniversaries. Marina Bass (above left) has been with the Miami Lakes office for 10 years, and Lynn Ancel Matos (above right) is marking her 18th year at the Miami Lakes office. “They are both outstanding agents, and we sincerely appreciate their dedication and commitment to the RE/MAX...

Lawmakers move to provide one gender-specific school

Education Wednesday, December 4, 2013

  State Representative Manny Diaz Jr. (R-Hialeah) and Senator Anitere Flores (R-Miami-Dade) have proposed legislation (HB 313) that would incentivize school districts to designate one elementary school as a “Gender-Specific School.” The Gender Specific School would have grade level boy’s classes and grade level girl’s classes in core subject areas. “All of our students learn differently, we want to...

Lakes resident and Optimist president, Mike Sanchez, doubles as cyber security expert

Business By David L. Snelling, The Laker staff Wednesday, December 4, 2013

  When Enterprise Risk Management Inc. sought a person to combat cyber attacks and threats for its major league-like clients, the company called on Miami Lakes resident Mike Sanchez to tackle the arduous tasks. Sanchez recently joined Enterprise Risk Management Inc. (ERM), one of the leading cyber security firms in South Florida, as the company’s vice president, helping to beef up cyber security, which is one of the biggest...

M-Dade Rescue welcomes Air Rescue pilot Kalynn Cresse

Community Wednesday, December 4, 2013

  Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) has welcomed its first female Air Rescue pilot – Kalynn Cresse. The 25-year-old joined the crew of elite pilots that fly the Bell 412EP MDFR Air Rescue helicopter. Cresse started flying helicopters at the age of 18, financing her way through ground school flight training, the fire academy obtaining a State of Florida Firefighter Certification, and become licensed Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)...
  Girl Scouts of Miami Lakes-based Troop 248 took on a new challenge perfectly suited to their Florida roots. They all learned to surf at Cocoa Beach, Florida, in October. Under the leadership of troop leader Adriana Schwinghammer, the girls had been planning this adventure for some time. They camped in tents in an ocean front park for two days, and had scheduled quality instructors to come and teach them. The woman-run surf company,...