Helping Hands: The Public Safety Committee

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, January 19, 2023

     The Helping Hands column profiles the town’s 12 volunteer committees that promote various causes in Miami Lakes and help the town government serve the community.       Committee activities are funded by the town budget and by ticket sales from some events.  Committee Public Safety  Founded April 14, 2009 Chair Nancy Rogers Vice Chair Johnny Torres Members Omar Gonzalez,...

Our Neighborhoods: Miami Lakes Business Center

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, January 19, 2023

     In the neighborhood near Miami Lake’s Picnic Park East is the Miami Lakes Business Center.       The blue office building in the 15200 block of Northwest 60th Avenue is smaller than some of the structures in the business park.       The office condos were built in 1979 and are owned by the Florida Jersey Group, according to the Miami Dade County Property Appraisers...

Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame inducts four new members

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, January 19, 2023

    The Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame inducted four men who accomplished athletic success or coached or mentored youth sports and had ties to town in its Class of 2022.      The new members are the late Charlie DeLucca, II, a youth golf ambassador and advocate for children’s education; retired NBA point guard Steve Blake; Gary Krey, former baseball coach at Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School and...

Miami Lakes veterans honored for military service

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, January 19, 2023

     U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Doral, awarded the Congressional Veteran Commendation to Miami Lakes veterans Christopher Valdes, retired Chief Petty Officer with the U.S. Coast Guard, and Hector Garcia Jr., retired Lt. Col. with the U.S. Air Force.      American Legion Post 144 Commander Gary Cardenas nominated  Valdes and Garcia Jr., who both belong to the legion.      ...
     Victor Benitez strides across the sales floor of Gus Machado Ford in Hialeah past a fleet of Shelby GT 500s, muscle cars in hot colors that cost $85,000 to $125,000.       “I call it the million-dollar showroom,” said Benitez, the vice president and general manager of the business that is marking its fourth decade. “But we’ve got a car for...
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