Road and baseball field named for Jack McCall

Jack McCall had such a huge impact on the Optimist Club of Miami Lakes that Town Council members granted him the ultimate honor.At the April 9 regular Town Council meeting, lawmakers sponsored legislation proposed by Mayor Manny Cid to rename the road leading to the Optimist Clubhouse ...

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 ...

Town committees post April events

Several Miami Lakes citizens’ committees will be hosting several events during the rest of April.Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee has scheduled Lunch Bunch and Bingo on Wednesday, April 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mary Collins Community Center. Seniors can socialize and ...

Council recognizes Girl Scout Day

Council recognizes Girl Scout Day
Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid and the Town Council proclaimed March 12 as Girl Scout Day during the recent Council meeting. The proclamation marks the 107th anniversary of the founding of the Girl ...

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. ...

Local elected officials join at kick-off party for former State Senator Rene Garcia's bid for County Commission seat

Local elected officials join at kick-off party for former State Senator Rene Garcia's bid for County Commission seat
Miami Lakes Vice Mayor Nelson Rodriguez and Councilmembers Carlos Alvarez and Josh Dieguez joined former State Senator Rene Garcia for his campaign kick-off party for Miami-Dade County Commission ...

Visiting 'Spring Breakers' enjoy visit to Mayor's Cafe

Visiting 'Spring Breakers' enjoy visit to Mayor's Cafe
Sydney and Melanie Collado, granddaughters of long-time Miami Lakes residents Hugo and Maria Hilde Muniz, enjoyed visiting the Mayor's Cafe during spring break. They brought their Flat Stanley ...

Miami Lakes Branch Library sets events for adults and kids in April

Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during April:For Children and Families:Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite movies with family and friends. Movies being shown this month are “Brave,” “Dolphin Tale,” “Disneynature ...

16 Mater Lakes Academy FBLA students win at State Conference

16 Mater Lakes Academy FBLA students win at State Conference
On the weekend of March 22-24, Mater Lakes FBLA members competed at the State Leadership Conference with 16 students winning trophies and qualifying for the National Leadership Conference in San ...

Miami Lakes K-8 students study history with field trip to Boston

Miami Lakes K-8 students study history with field trip to Boston
Miami Lakes K-8 Center (MLK8) seventh- and eighth-grade students had the opportunity to explore the foundations of United States history on their recent study trip to Boston, Massachusetts on ...

Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue Fire Chief Dave Downey plans retirement

Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue Fire Chief Dave Downey plans retirement
Miami-Dade’s fire chief, Dave Downey, is calling it a career.Downey said he is retiring because of the government Deferred Retirement Option Program which allows him to take the maximum amount ...

Council honors Miami Lakes Middle for 'We the People' wins

Council honors Miami Lakes Middle for 'We the People' wins
Miami Lakes Town Council recognized Miami Lakes Middle School (MLMS) students for their win at the District and State levels for “We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution” competition at ...

Town seeks police reserve officers

Miami Lakes along with the Miami-Dade Police Department are looking for police reserve officers who are certified police officers who choose to work as volunteers in a sworn capacity in a variety of assignments in the Town.Held to the same standards, police reserve officers work ...

U.S. Sen. Rubio, Fla. Sen. Manny Diaz set office hours

The offices of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and Florida State Senator Manny Diaz Jr. are providing monthly constituent hours in Miami Lakes.Marco Rubio’s office will be in the Mayor’s Conference Room at Town Hall, 6601Main Street, every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 ...

Senator Manny Diaz files blasting bill; Town plans capitol bus trip

Relief for Miami Lakes and nearby residents whose homes have been allegedly damaged by blasting could be on the way.Florida Senator Manny Diaz Jr. announced he filed Senate Bill 1356, proposed legislation to stop the effects of the rock mining industry’s blasting that plagues his ...

Miami Lakes Chamber hosts Commissioner Esteban Bovo at April 10 luncheon meet

Miami Lakes Chamber hosts Commissioner Esteban Bovo at April 10 luncheon meet
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Esteban Bovo Jr., is the guest speaker for the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce membership meeting and luncheon which is scheduled for 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, April ...

Goleman's Nicole Lugo receives President's Gold Volunteer Service Award

Goleman's Nicole Lugo receives President's Gold Volunteer Service Award
Nicole Lugo, a 10th-grader at Barbara Goleman High School (BGHS), has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President's Volunteer Gold Service Award.The award, which recognizes ...

HML's Model UN team wins in Large Delegation

HML's Model UN team wins in Large Delegation
From March 22-24, the Hialeah Miami Lakes Senior High (HML) Model United Nations (MUN) team competed against delegates across Florida and as far away as the United Kingdom in FIMUN 31 held at ...

Miami Lakes Middle School competes in Model United Nations

Miami Lakes Middle School competes in Model United Nations
On March 2, Miami Lakes Middle School's (MLMS) Legal Studies 1 and 3 students participated in a Model United Nations (MUN) Competition at Miami Dade College.The competition was sponsored by ...

FIU's Model UN team wins Best Large Delegate

FIU's Model UN team wins Best Large Delegate
Florida International University’s School of International and Public Affairs Florida Model UN team won Best Large Delegation at the 65th session of Harvard University’s Model United Nations ...