Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame inducts four

Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame inducts four
Former North Carolina State and Hialeah Miami Lakes basketball star Chris Corchiani, community activist David Oliver, community pioneer George Deming, and community activist Javier Zapata were ...

'B' Graham Memorial Golf tourney benefits South Florida Council of Boy Scouts

'B' Graham Memorial Golf tourney benefits South Florida Council of Boy Scouts
On April 22, The Graham Companies hosted the 45th annual William “B” Graham Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the South Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America, at Shula’s Golf Club.Winners of ...

BGEC's CEA students in Project Citizen competition

BGEC's CEA students in Project Citizen competition
The seventh grade students of the Civic Engagement Academy at Bob Graham Education Center (BGEC) participated in the Project Citizen State competition on May 28 at Florida Southern College in ...

Property Appraiser Pedro J. Garcia hosts workshop at Town Hall on July 15

Property Appraiser Pedro J. Garcia hosts workshop at Town Hall on July 15
Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs and Veterans committees are hosting a workshop with Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser Pedro J. Garcia at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 15, to discuss topics including ...

Council awards funds raised at Lakes inaugural Jingle Bell Jog

Council awards funds raised at Lakes inaugural Jingle Bell Jog
A check presentation was made to MPS Super Hero’s and Fisher House each receiving $8,116.12 which was raised during the Town’s recent holiday Jingle Bell Jog event. Pictured at the Town Council ...

Miami Lakes Middle School honored for Baynanza Clean-up

Miami Lakes Middle School honored for Baynanza Clean-up
Miami Lakes Town Council recognized Miami Lakes Middle School students for winning the county-wide competition for the Baynanza Beach Clean-Up. Art teacher Eveles Villa Church donated an original ...

Elderly Affairs hosts Hurricane Prep Event on June 22

Miami Lakes Elderly Afairs Committee will present a Hurricane Prepardness event from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 22, at the Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue.There will be numerous resources and special presentations on how famlies can better prepare for the ...

Home decor Expo set for June 22

Miami Lakes Neighborhood Improvement Committee (NIC) is hosting its inaugural Home Decor and Improvement Expo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, at the Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue.Home improvement and interior decor related businesses and organizations ...

Town hosts two contests for photos and home beautification projects

In conjunction with the “I Heart Miami Lakes” campaign, the Town of Miami Lakes is holding two contests to promote civic pride. Round 4 in the “Capture a Miami Lakes Moment” photo contest is one of the featured contests.Residents are encouraged to show their love for Miami Lakes by ...

Miami Lakes reaches settlement on somber home

The nightmare for Miami Lakes residents who endured a spate of disturbances from people living at a home operating as a dormitory for recovery drug addicts is over.Miami Lakes and the homeowners, Rode Blanco and Jenny Del Pino, who leased the home to Florida Health and Life Recovery ...

Council holds business budget workshop in May

The Miami Lakes Town Council recently held a business budget workshop to detail a list of capital improvement projects targeted for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.The plan is part of “Imagine Miami Lakes 2025,” a project widely recognized as a welcoming community with extraordinary beauty ...

Town council recognizes MLEC

Town council recognizes MLEC
Miami Lakes Town Council recognized Miami Lakes Educational Center at the May council meeting for receiving the highest Magnet School Honor in the nation, the Dr. Ronald P. Simpson award. Pictured ...

Town council honors Future Leaders scholarships

Town council honors Future Leaders scholarships
Miami Lakes presented its 2019 Future Leaders scholarships to Gabriella Mestre and David Turino (center with checks) during the May Town Council meeting. The scholarships are sponsored by The ...

Commissioner Bovo supports 154 Street Bridge Park but with a caveat

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Esteban Bovo Jr., is planning to support Miami Lakes’ efforts to build a bridge park over N.W. 154 Street by sponsoring legislation this month to convert the FDOT property to a non-vehicular corridor for pedestrian and bike paths, according to town ...

Senator Bob Graham inducted to BASF Hall of Fame

Senator Bob Graham inducted to BASF Hall of Fame
Builders Association of South Florida (BASF) held its 75th anniversary Installation Evening and Housing Hall of Fame inductions on May 11 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Miami. U.S. Senator ...

Public Safety officers and firefighters are honored

Public Safety officers and firefighters are honored
Miami Lakes Public Safety Committee and Town Council members recognized the exceptional service of local police officers, firefighters and public safety officials at the annual Public Safety ...

Town Council awards COTA for Danny; honors schools and scholarship winners

Town Council awards COTA for Danny; honors schools and scholarship winners
A check in the amount of $16,569.42 representing funds raised during the recent 2nd annual Mayor’s Basketball Classic was presented at the May council meeting to Team COTA for Danny Quesada. ...

Town participates in 'Free the Girls' campaign

As part of the “Free the Girls” campaign, the Town of Miami Lakes is collecting new or lightly used bras during operating hours Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Town Hall, 6601 Main Street.The bras as used to create economic opportunity for sex-trafficking survivors who ...

Council debates cost for Optimist Park overhaul

The rising costs for a major overhaul at Miami Lakes Optimist Park became the centerpiece of a fierce debate between council members and residents who vehemently disagreed with a rumored price tag as high as $17 million to complete the park’s master plan. The original cost of $4.5 ...

Miami Lakes Library sets June programs

Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during May and early June:For Children and Families:Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite movies with family and friends. Movies being shown this month are “Treasure Planet,” (PG); “The ...