Miami Laker Kristina Martinez-Costa named the Outstanding Resident of Year

Miami Laker Kristina Martinez-Costa named the Outstanding Resident of Year
Local resident Doctor Kristina Martinez-Costa recently graduated with honors as a Doctor in Osteopathic Medicine from Nova Southeastern Medical School. She finishes her residency as an osteopathic ...

Erika Castroman continues her holiday homeless gifts

Erika Castroman continues her holiday homeless gifts
In 2017, Miami Lakes resident Erika Castroman was on her way to a Christmas dinner with her family when she encountered a group of homeless people in downtown Miami.Seeking to brighten their ...

Daniel Angel named new director of Parks and Recreation for Miami Lakes

Daniel Angel named new director of Parks and Recreation for Miami Lakes
The Town of Miami Lakes announced its Operations Business manager Daniel Angel has been promoted to Director of Parks and Recreation.The decision was the first appointment made by new Town Manager ...

Entries open for 'Capture a Miami Lakes Moment' contest

Town of Miami Lakes announced the start of Round 4 in the “Capture a Miami Lakes Moment” photo contest.Residents are encouraged to show their love for Miami Lakes by taking photos of their favorite place of thing to do in the Town. The winning photographers will be recognized by the ...

Miami Lakes Branch Library May/June events

Miami Lakes Branch Library May/June events
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 ...

Coding Doctors Kids Club hosts fundraiser on May 21

Coding Doctors Kids Club hosts fundraiser on May 21
The Coding Doctors Kids Club will host a fundraising event on May 21 at Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza and Ben & Jerry’s located in the Royal Oaks Plaza. Enjoy some pizza and ice cream for a great ...

'Hooping' for the community

'Hooping' for the community
At a time of polarization when citizens constantly hold stubbornly to their own opinions and bias, it is often hard for them to come together. Rarely do they set those views aside to indulge in ...

Mater Academy's Melanie Gonzalez wins 25th District Congressional Art contest

Mater Academy's Melanie Gonzalez wins 25th District Congressional Art contest
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) recognized Mater Academy Charter High School sophomore Melanie Gonzalez as the 25th Congressional District’s winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition ...

Mater joins Autism Speaks Walk

Mater joins Autism Speaks Walk
Mater Academy’s (Mater) FBLA participated in the Miami Autism Speaks Walk on April 28. Through a partnership with the Latin American Agribusiness Development (LAAD) the team was able for raise ...

Sunrise Presbyterian women host annual Tea Party June 1

Sunrise Presbyterian women host annual Tea Party June 1
The Sunrise Presbyterian women’s group will present its seventh annual Tea Party on June 1 from 3 to 6 p.m. Tickets for adults are $20 and $10 for children 12 and under. It will take place at the ...

Local A/C company owners provide $25K endowment for engineering scholarships

Local A/C company owners provide $25K endowment for engineering scholarships
Local business A&P Air Conditioning (A&P) announced on April 18 that the company’s officers have established a $25,000 endowment in perpetuity for Florida International University’s (FIU) College ...

Elderly Affairs Committee has events planned for seniors in May

Elderly Affairs Committee has events planned for seniors in May
Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee has scheduled a variety of events for senior residents during May.Senior Western Social - Saturday, May 4, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Roberto Alonso Community ...

Neat Streets $37K grant will aid new West Lake trees

In an effort to expand Miami-Dade County’s tree canopy by leveraging local resources, Neat Streets Miami awarded the Town of Miami Lakes a Street Tree Matching Grant in the amount of $37,422.55 for the Miami Lakes West Lake Reforestation Phase 3 Project.In its fourth year, Neat Streets ...

Town announces changes in landscape maintenance to restrict use of glyphosate

All landscape maintenance vendors at Town of Miami Lakes park properties, right of ways, medians, cul de sacs and landscape areas are no longer utilizing products containing glyphosate as of April 1, according to a news release from the town.An initiative proposed by Councilmember ...

Coding Doctors Kids Club will hold fundraiser May 21 at Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza

Coding Doctors Kids Club will hold fundraiser May 21 at Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza
The Coding Doctors Kids Club will host a fundraiser on May 21 at Anthony’s Coal Fried Pizza and Ben and Jerry’s located at the Royal Oaks Plaza. The Club is looking to raise a total of $4,200 in ...

Miami Lakes Chamber hosts Carlos Garrido at May 8 luncheon

Miami Lakes Chamber hosts Carlos Garrido at May 8 luncheon
Sandler Training Miami owner Carlos Garrido, a specialist in Professional Practice Development, will be the guest speaker at the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon on ...

Zonta Club's 'Speakeasy Casino Gala' set for May 11

Zonta Club's 'Speakeasy Casino Gala' set for May 11
The Zonta Club of Miami Lakes still has tickets available for its annual signature fundraising “Speakeasy Soiree Casino” gala scheduled for Saturday, May 11, at Shula’s Hotel on Main Street. This ...

'Jerry's Squad' prepares to help seniors and disabled residents

Are you a senior and/or disable resident of the Town of Miami Lakes that needs assistance with hurricane preparation for the 2019 season?Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee (EAC) has brought back “Jerry’s Squad,” a Hurricane Preparedness Assistance Program for seniors or disabled ...

Local student-athletes named to All-Dade teams

A group of local student-athletes were honored for their stellar performances on the field as they made The Miami Herald All-Dade Teams in basketball, soccer, wrestling and cheerleading.For boys’ soccer, making the 3A-1A First Team was Mater Lakes senior midfielder Miguel Quintana, ...

MLEC's National Honor Society members brought smiles to Children's Hospital

MLEC's National Honor Society members brought smiles to Children's Hospital
Miami Lakes Educational Center’s (MLEC) National Honors Society (NHS) partnered with Children Battling Cancer (CBC) to support their Easter collection drive. The students organized a drive and ...