Miami Lakes 'Women of Distinction' honored at Women's Month lunch

Miami Lakes 'Women of Distinction' honored at Women's Month lunch
Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee hosted a luncheon on March 30 at Shula’s Hotel on Main Street in honor of Women’s History Month. The event was sponsored by The Graham Companies.Miami Lakes ...

Elderly Affairs Committee hosts Latino Alzheimer's forum April 25

It’s a fact. There are over 30,000 Latinos suffering from Alzheimer’s in South Florida and this number will six-fold in the next 30 years.The Latino Center on Aging (LCA), in partnership with the Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee, will host an Alzheimer’s Conference in Spanish from ...

'Open Hang Night' for elementary age children set during April at 'The Spot'

'Open Hang Night' for elementary age children set during April at 'The Spot'
Miami Lakes Youth Center will be hosting several fun and exciting programs for middle and high school students from 6 to 8 p.m. during April at “The Spot,” 6075 Miami Lakes Drive East.Open Hang ...

MSP's Children's Theatre Workshop opens June 10

MSP's Children's Theatre Workshop opens June 10
Places everyone! It’s time once again to raise the curtain at the Main Street Playhouse (MSP) located at 6766 Main Street on its youngest performers. MSP believes that the development of ...

Univision donates $50,000 for MDC scholarships at Gaming Complex

Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, has presented Miami Dade College with a check for $50,000 to provide scholarships for students at the acclaimed Miami Animation and Gaming International Complex (MAGIC), the Miami region’s premier ...

School Board chair honored with women's 2019 Trailblazer Award

School Board chair honored with women's 2019 Trailblazer Award
Miami-Dade County School Board Chair Perla Tabares Hantman was awarded the 2019 Trailblazer Award by the Miami-Dade City/County Management Association and the Miami-Dade County League of Cities. ...

Miami Lakes' Armando Bernal IV returns to TV

Miami Lakes' Armando Bernal IV returns to TV
EMMY Award-winning Miami Lakes kid Armando Bernal IV is back on TV with a new season of author James Patterson’s “Kid Stew” this May. A screening event with the cast is scheduled on April 27 at ...

'Long Life Educator' honor for Perla Tabares Hantman

'Long Life Educator' honor for Perla Tabares Hantman
Miami-Dade County School Board Chair Perla Tabares Hantman was honored at the 2019 National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) Conference which took place at Disney's Coronado Springs ...

Peace will begin to reign

Peace will begin to reign
In many of the great myths of old, the universe is depicted as a place where chaos and order, death and life are forever locked in battle. For anyone who has paused for a moment to consider their ...

Spring: A great time of the year!

Spring: A great time of the year!
Spring is a great time of year! Although here is South Florida this season is not as highly anticipated as in places where the climate is colder, it nonetheless fills us with great hope and ...

Christmas tree mulch available free for Solid Waste customers at North Dade Landfill

Miami-Dade County Department of Solid Waste (DSWM) encouraged residents to participate in the “Go Green, and Recycle Your Evergreen” Christmas tree this part holiday season. These evergreens have now been chipped and the material is available to DSWM residential waste service area ...

In Memoriam: Longtime Optimist leader and coach Jack McCall

In Memoriam: Longtime Optimist leader and coach Jack McCall
Jack McCall has coached so many young baseball players, including his sons and four grandsons, during his 40 plus years with the Optimist Club of Miami Lakes that he lost count.But the humorous ...

'The Spot' Youth Center plans teen events for April

Miami Lakes Youth Center will be hosting several fun and exciting programs for middle and high school students from 6 to 8 p.m. during April at “The Spot,” 6075 Miami Lakes Drive East.Open Hang Nights are scheduled for Friday, April 5, Wednesday, April 10 and 17, and Saturday, April ...

Optimist Club adds Hall of Fame for 50th anniversary

To commemorate its 50th anniversary this year, the Optimist Club of Miami Lakes will enshrine Jack McCall into the organization’s inaugural Hall of Fame Class of 2019, honoring a man who devoted his life to coaching kids and helped improved their academic skills in the classroom for 45 ...

Miami Lakes honors domino pioneer Guido Inguanzo Sr.

Miami Lakes honors domino pioneer Guido Inguanzo Sr.
Guido Inguanzo Sr., loved to play Dominoes.In fact, before Royal Oaks Park was converted to a full-pledged recreation facility, Inguanzo created a Dominoes Club and invited the community to play ...

Miami Lakes Auto Mall contributes to Optimist Club

Miami Lakes Auto Mall contributes to Optimist Club
Miami Lakes Auto Mall’s Chevrolet dealership recently donated $500 to the Optimist Club of Miami Lakes as part of their partnership in support of the large automobile company and 50 year-old ...

Our Lady of the Lakes celebrates Women's History Month at forum

Our Lady of the Lakes celebrates Women's History Month at forum
In celebration of Women’s History Month during March, Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School (OLL) invited some of its women alumni to participate in the first OLL Women Alumni Forum on March 28. ...

Push-in ceremony set April 8 for Miami Lakes new Fire-Rescue truck

A push-in ceremony to welcome the new fire rescue unit at Miami-Dade’s fire station No. 64 will take place at 10 a.m., Monday, April 8, at 15325 N.W. 77 Court in Miami Lakes. The new unit will help increase the emergency response time for residents living on the west side of Miami ...

Mater Academy's Onelio Rios earns Carnival grant

Mater Academy's Onelio Rios earns Carnival grant
Mater Academy High’s football player Onelio Rios was among several Miami-Dade County Public Schools students who earned the Carnival Cruise Lines Foundation Scholarship for mentoring and serving ...

Jose Marti celebrates Black History Month essay winners

Jose Marti celebrates Black History Month essay winners
Jose Marti MAST 6-12 Academy congratulated two seventh grade students for being the 2019 District Black History Month Essay winners. The students placed first and second place in the District’s ...