The American Legion recognizes area students

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, July 3, 2024

 Each year, the American Legion presents awards to approximately 30,000 students for demonstrating character traits that the group calls American ideals: courage, honor, leadership, patriotism, scholarship and service.     ...
  Miami Lakes Mayor Wayne Slaton joined Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Miami-Dade Commission chairwoman Rebeca Sosa, and the Beacon Council in recognizing one of Miami Lakes’ local businesses, Cotral Lab. Cotral is a France-based manufacturer of customized hearing protection devices. Twenty years of expertise in hearing heath, and the number one manufacturer of Customized Hearing Protections in Europe, Cotral Lab’s...
  Regus is now open in Miami Lakes Business Park West at 7900 Oak Lane, Suite 400, in the Leroy Collins building, and offering office space with no long term leases, up front capital or build-out costs. Regus offers opportunities for all sizes and types of businesses including virtual-based companies that are innovative solutions. The fourth floor offices also offer receptionists and on-site IT support, state of the art communications...
  Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvahlo made the announcement at Miami Northwestern Senior High, which received its first ever performance grade of "A." "Today we are celebrating at a school that was labeled as a failing school for many years," said Carvalho. "We have seen that our students, with the support of family, community and organizations like Florida International University and JP Morgan Chase,...

A look back at some of the major headlines of 2013

Community By The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, January 1, 2014

  From politics to scholastic awards to major public works projects, many stories made headlines in Miami Lakes during 2013. The following is a brief recap of some of the top stories: Wayne Slaton returns as mayor for the town of Miami Lakes, winning a special election in October to replace suspended mayor Michael Pizzi, who was arrested on public corruption charges. Slaton, the catalyst for the incorporation movement, served as the...
  Miami Lakes is seeking resident input as the town develops the Strategic and Comprehensive Plans. These plans will guide the next 10 years of the town’s growth. Resident participation will help identify key issues and opportunities as the town develops a vision to keep Miami Lakes “Growing Beautifully.” All participants will be entered into a raffle and eligible to win up to $200 in Visa gift cards. To complete the...
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