Bonnie Mandich met Dolphin tight end Jim Mandich at a 1975 game at the Orange Bowl, married and raised three sons together. Through her fund raising activities with the team, she became the face of the Dolphins Cancer Challenge after his death.
City officials in Miami Lakes have scheduled a seminar to offer up tips on avoiding dangerous encounters with alligators. The event was prompted by the recent gator attack at a Disney resort that resulted in the death of 2-year-old Lane Graves, the child of a couple visiting from Nebraska.
A truce has been struck between the town of Miami Lakes and Mayor Michael Pizzi over his legal efforts to collect $2.25 million in attorneys’ fees and costs to defend himself against bribery charges. Both the mayor’s attorneys and town’s lawyers are jointly trying to negotiate a settlement with the town’s insurance carrier.
Upset over escalating traffic congestion, Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi proposed a building moratorium that aimed to slow down Florida’s biggest home builder from starting construction on a mega project on the town’s last major parcel of land.
Upset over escalating traffic congestion, Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi is proposing a building moratorium that is aimed at slowing down Florida’s biggest home builder from starting construction on a mega project on the town’s last major parcel of land.
The Miami Lakes Town Council voted 5-1 to accept the Charter Review Commission’s proposed changes. The next step is for Miami-Dade County’s Elections Department to mail ballots to residents for them to decide whether to accept the changes in the town constitution.
Soccer will still be taught the Miami Lakes way after the Town Council rejected an offer from an international soccer development company that would have paid the town more than 10 times what the current club would pay them this year.
His Hamlet act is over: Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi — battered but not beaten by a barrage of setbacks — has finally decided this week that he will pursue a third term in a fall mayoral election that has already drawn three other candidates.
Traffic was a hot topic during Tuesday’s Town Council meeting in Miami Lakes, as the council spent about an hour talking about it, and passed several items pertaining to traffic flow. The meeting, which ran past midnight, also included a budget amendment and a discussion about the Charter Revision Commission.
Michael Pizzi returned to Miami Lakes' Town Hall as mayor Wednesday after a long legal battle to be reinstated. Pizzi was arrested in August 2013 on federal bribery charges, acquitted of those charges in August 2014, and has been fighting for reinstatement ever since.
Al Diaz Miami Herald Staff
Michael Pizzi returns as Miami Lakes mayor
Don Mattingly talks about the Marlins trade with the Padres
Don Mattingly talks about Marlins 11-6 loss to the Cardinals
Marlins President of Baseball Operations Michael Hill talks about team's trade Friday