Miami Dade College North presents new programs

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, August 4, 2022

     Ahead of its 62nd anniversary on Sept. 6, Miami Dade College’s North Campus is looking to the future this fall by offering a multitude of new courses and the classic areas of study it is known for.     ...

Council extends Town Manager Ed Pidermann's contract

Government By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, August 4, 2022

   The Miami Lakes town council voted to extend Town Manager Edward Pidermann’s contract five months, until July 1, 2023.      Councilman Tony Fernandez proposed the item during a July 25 council meeting.       The purpose was to allow any newly elected councilmembers an opportunity to participate in a manager selection process, if necessary.      ...

Miami Dade College North presents new programs

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, August 4, 2022

     Ahead of its 62nd anniversary on Sept. 6, Miami Dade College’s North Campus is looking to the future this fall by offering a multitude of new courses and the classic areas of study it is known for.      The first and oldest of Miami Dade College’s eight campuses, it will open a new, 14,000 square foot Artificial Intelligence Center when classes begin Aug. 22.       ...

Cafe Mi Vitrola to debut at Park Centre Shops

Featured By Erika Pesantes, Reporter Thursday, August 4, 2022

    When you step into Cafe Mi Vitrola in Miami Lakes, you’ll be transported to Old Cuba— the vibrant, pre-revolutionary, nostalgia-evoking era on the island.      It is restaurateur Rufino Paulino’s vision for his new restaurant, located at 15352 NW 79 Ct. in the Park Centre Shops that he aims to open in September.       Paulino owns two other eateries in Miami Lakes:...

Three candidates vie for School Board District 4 seat, forum set for Aug. 3

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Three candidates are seeking to replace Perla Tabares Hantman, who represents District 4 on the Miami-Dade County School Board. Tabares Hantman was elected chair of the board 14 times and announced in April that she will not seek reelection. Below are the answers from the candidates -- Roberto J. Alonso, Maribel Balbin and Kevin Menendez Macki -- to questions from The Miami Laker. You can meet the candidates Aug. 3 from 7 p.m....

Miami Lakes Athletic Club members, staff support autism program

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, July 20, 2022

The Miami Lakes Athletic Club presented a $500 check to the HDS Foundation in May. HDS Foundation in Miami Lakes provides mentoring services to teens and young adults who have autism-related disabilities. The fitness center sold scrunchies, pens, wristbands and hair ties at the front desk and also hosted a Zumbathon, where athletes donated $10 to participate, to raise money.  Elizabeth Falk, HDS Foundation program manager, said the...
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