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.

Acosta Tractors gets 154 St. expansion award

Community By The Miami Laker staff Friday, July 19, 2013

At the July 9 Town Council meeting, lawmakers awarded a contract to Acosta Tractors for the long awaited lane expansion of N.W. 154 Street between N.W. 84 and 87 avenues. The project consists of expanding the roadway from two lanes to four lanes, drainage improvements, roadway resurfacing, striping and installation of new lighting. Presently, Acosta Tractors is the contractor working on construction to open N.W. 87 Avenue from N.W. 154 to...

Recap of July 9 Miami Lakes Town Council actions

Community By David L. Snelling Friday, July 19, 2013

The Miami Lakes Town Council held its regular monthly meeting on July 9 at the new Government Center building and took the following actions: • Councilmembers approved an ordinance on second reading to adopt a new official zoning map, which doesn’t change the zoning or classification of any property but rather reflects existing ordinances and approvals. The adoption of a new official zoning map is consistent with the Town...

Miami Lakes Toastmaster's new officers receive training

Community By The Miami Laker staff Friday, July 19, 2013

Newly elected Miami Lakes Toastmasters’ officers received officer training for their upcoming terms at the Toastmasters Leadership Institute held in Boca Raton in June. Nearly 400 Toastmasters from Jupiter to Miami gathered at the Olympic Heights Community High School in Boca Raton to learn more about how to carry out their duties as club officers, and to network, share ideas and be inspired. The Miami Lakes Toastmasters Club was...

'Fun Under the Stars' hosted by Shula's on July 25

Community By The Miami Laker staff Friday, July 19, 2013

If you are looking for something different to do this summer that the whole family can enjoy, mark Thursday, July 25 on your calendar for Shula’s “Family Fun Under the Stars” hosted by Shula’s Steak 2, Shula’s Athletic Club and Shula’s Golf Club. The fun starts at 7 p.m. at Steak 2 Restaurant, 6842 Main Street, inside Shula’s Hotel. Guests can enjoy a number of food and drink specials, a putting...

Miami Lakes teen elected president of Children's Trust Youth Committee

Community By The Miami Laker staff Friday, July 19, 2013

Miami Lakes resident Broderick Schwinghammer was elected president of the Youth Advisory Committee to The Children's Trust of Miami-Dade County. The Children's Trust emphasizes collaboration and partnership in order to provide the programs and services needed by children and parents county wide. These programs include reading, anti-violence, health screenings, parenting skills and art programs. The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) is...