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...
Future Force Personnel Services, which is celebrating its 22nd year in Miami Lakes, announced it is the recipient of two prestigious honors representing significant milestones in the company’s history. Future Force was named for the third time among the Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. The firm was also named a recipient of the Florida Fast 100 Companies awarded by the South Florida Business Journal....

In Memoriam: Korean War veteran Jerry Schneider

Obituaries By David L. Snelling, The Miami Laker staff Friday, September 6, 2013

Jerry Schneider, a long time Miami Lakes resident who served his country in the military and was a member of a town committee to honor veterans, died after a long illness. He was 82. Schneider passed on August 11 at Veterans Affairs Hospital in Miami, according to his wife Jan Schneider. Jerry Schneider was born in Brooklyn, New York and in 1951 joined the U.S. Army working as a demolition expert. In fact, while on duty in the Korean War,...
Miami Lakes Branch Library has the following programs available for the public during September: For Children: Family Game Day! – Come to the library and enjoy time with your family playing board games. For all ages. Meets at 3 p.m. on Saturdays, September 7 and 21. Reading Ready Toddler Storytime – Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. For ages 18 months to 3 years old. Registration...

The Station Scene: Concussion risks and tips in recreational activities

Community By Cristina Armand, Public Information Officer for the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department Friday, September 6, 2013

Concussion risks and tips in recreational activities As the school year ramps up, it is just not back to the books, but for some kids, it’s also back to sports. Many children get injured from playing sports. The most dangerous injury your child can sustain while playing a sport is a traumatic brain injury. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost half a million emergency department visits are made...

Suspended mayor proclaims innocence; thanks supporters

Community Provided to The Miami Laker by Michael Pizzi Friday, September 6, 2013

(Editor’s Note: The following unsolicited statement was provided to The Miami Laker by Michael Pizzi who was suspended as Miami Lakes Mayor in early August following his arrest by FBI agents on charges of public corruption.) I want to thank all of the Miami Lakes residents who have shown me a large outpouring of support and love during what has been a very difficult period for me and my family. On a positive note, this has shown me...
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