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.

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...


Featured by Administrator Thursday, August 22, 2013

Please excuse our mess!  We are in the process of finalizing our website.  Some of the articles on our site are fake and used for test purposes.  Please allow us a bit of time to finalize our work before the expected go live date of 9/20/2013.  We reserve the right to change this go live date if something unforeseen delays our efforts.  We are looking forward to launching this website for our community.  If you...

M-D Mayor Carlos Gimenez sets town hall budget meetings

Community By The Miami Laker staff Friday, August 2, 2013

As a prelude to Miami-Dade’s September budget hearings, County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez has scheduled six town hall meetings throughout the county to discuss his proposed $4 billion budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Among the town hall meetings is one scheduled for 6 p.m., Tuesday, August 6, at the North Dade Regional Library, 2455 N.W. 183 Street in Miami Gardens. Gimenez and county staff will be on hand to address the budget and...

M-Dade Fire Rescue ALS team finishes first in international event

Community By The Miami Laker staff Friday, August 2, 2013

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s (MDFR) Advanced Life Support (ALS) Team came in first place at the 2013 Bill Shearer International ALS competition held on July 19 in Orlando. This competition is considered to be the “Super Bowl” of the EMS competition season. MDFR’s ALS team consists of Firefighters Michael Ung, Alex Lozano and Jorge Anzardo. The 2013 competition presented a challenging emergency involving a scenario...