Town of Miami Lakes releases annual financial report

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 16, 2022

    The Town of Miami Lakes said it successfully completed its annual financial audit for the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2021.      The audit by a licensed independent certified public accounting firm is required per...

Bouncing through summer camp days

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 30, 2022

     Adrian Mena hops into the splash pad of a large inflatable water slide at the Miami Lakes Athletic Club during its annual summer camp.       To mark the end of the first week of camp on June 17, campers cooled off on the water slide that was set up near the club’s tennis courts between Bull Run Road and Miami Lakes Drive.        Campers can enjoy a variety of activities...

BGEC Students win awards in state environmental contest

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 30, 2022

     Students in Bob Graham Education Center’s Civic Engagement Academy presented a project in the spring on the effects of red tide at the Miami-Dade County Schools District showcase.       The project was titled “Stop Red Tide, Save Our Pride” and illustrated how harmful pollutants affect Florida’s waters.       After placing at the district level, the...

Lights on for safety

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 30, 2022

   Members of the Miami Lakes town council cut a ribbon to unveil a new crosswalk at Montrose Road near Veterans Park. The crosswalk is one of three in town - the others are on Fairway Drive -- that flash to alert drivers and prompt them to stop when a pedestrian is crossing in front of traffic.       Mayor Manny Cid was joined on May 13 by Councilmen Carlos O. Alvarez and Josh Dieguez along with resident...

Community Calendar for July

Calendar By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 30, 2022

Please check the town’s social media pages for last-minute updates. Register for events at toml.eventbrite.com.  June 30 Free Movie Screening: “Before Night Falls” and reading of poetry by Reinaldo Arenas. Main Street Players, 6812 Main St., Miami Lakes. 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Town of Miami Lakes, Office of the Mayor; Columbus Capital Lending and Main Street Players. July 4 19th Annual July...

Workout: To do at home, in the gym or on the go

Sports By Ricky Ali, Personal Trainer, Miami Lakes Athletic Club Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Seated Overhead Shoulder Press      This is a full-body movement that activates the shoulders, triceps, abdominals, inner core and legs.       The upper back muscles are used to help stabilize upper body, particularly when the dumbbells are returned to the start position and your core is engaged. 1.  While holding a pair of dumbbells that are not too heavy for you to lift, sit upright...
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