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...

Christ the Saviour Adult Education Classes

Religious Friday, September 6, 2013

Christ the Saviour Orthodox Cathedral has resume its adult religious education classes which are designed for anyone who wants to learn about the Bible or the history of Christianity. The semester’s theme is “Genesis: Creation and Revelation” with Father Joseph Lucas leading the Bible Study. The classes began on August 28 and are held every Wednesday at 7 p.m. and on Thursday at 11 a.m. Father Lucas will also be...

MDC Hosts International Students Program

Education Friday, September 6, 2013

A group of international students hailing from various parts of the world has just arrived in South Florida for a year they will never forget. As part of Miami-Dade College's (MDC) International Education Exchange Program, these pupils will learn all about U.S. democracy, customs, culture, and develop leadership skills they will take back to their home countries.  The program, part of the Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA)...

Miami Dancity announces competition awards

Community Friday, September 6, 2013

Miami Lakes-based Miami Dancity Studios competition team enjoyed a variety of successes at the recent Starbound Nationals Dance Competition in Orlando. The studio’s team, which includes three separate companies, all attended the event at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort. The dancers participated in several master classes, and several pre-qualifying dancers participated in the National Competition’s opening number for the...

Recess goes Hi-Tech

Education Friday, September 6, 2013

Recess, as we commonly know it, is getting a makeover this fall for the digital age. The innovative program with its varied exercise stations will motivate students and teachers to embrace physical activity as a lifelong habit. As part of a grant-funded project, the Miami-Dade County Public School District's Office of Physical Education and Health Literacy developed a technology-based, indoor fitness trail for elementary school recess. ...

Echoes of the Heart: Bi-lingual education

Religious By Dr. Jeffrey Frantz, Special to The Miami Laker Thursday, September 5, 2013

  The new excitement for bi-lingual education. Increasingly, in recent years, school districts around the country are tapping into the benefits to the brain of bi-lingual education. In our greater Miami context, of course, bilingualism is everywhere. In the idiom of us locals, it is called Spanglish. In the years ahead, it will be interesting to see how South Florida plugs in to what may soon be a national trend in advocacy for...
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