Fourth of July bash -- with music, fireworks and fun -- draws crowd to Veterans Park

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, July 18, 2024

    The Miami Lakes Fourth of July celebration had all the ingredients for a fun party: Perfect weather, live music, food trucks and fireworks.      An estimated 9,000 people came to Veterans Park to mark the...

Our Website is UNDER CONSTRUCTION

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...

Head Start program accepting applications

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

The Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services Department’s (CAHSD) Head Start/Early Head Start Program is accepting applications for the 2013-2014 program year which begins on August 19. Parents with children three years old (by September 1) to five  years old (after September 1) may qualify for the program.  Children with disabilities who have a current Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or Individualized Family...

Lawton Chiles launches Cambridge Magnet Program

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

Lawton Chiles Middle School is launching the Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) program for the new school year. The program was brought to Lawton Chiles through the vision, support and involvement of Miami-Dade County Public School Board Chair Perla Hantman-Tabares, superintendent Alberto Carvalho, assistant superintendent Jose Dotres, North Region superintendent Vivian Santiesteban-Pardo and Lawton Chiles...
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