Celebration of Roland Gomez’s life

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 6, 2023

     The family of Roland Gomez will celebrate his life on Saturday, Jan. 14 at the clubhouse at Miami Lakes Optimist Park.      Gomez was an attorney,  youth sports booster and coach with the Optimist Club for many years.      He died Nov. 29 from complications after a short illness, his family said.         He was 84.     ...

The Graham Companies builds a home with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 6, 2023

     Employees and executives from The Graham Companies helped build a home in the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami program. Porshia is the owner of the new residence that rose in the Brownsville section of Miami. For more information about Habitat for Humanity go to  https://bit.ly/3HZXcQa. Photos courtesy of The Graham Companies. 

Town Topics: Which new businesses or restaurants in town do you want to try?

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, January 6, 2023

Alex Ruiz  District Sales Manager,  Broker-Associate The Keyes Company Miami Lakes “To be honest with you BurgerFi [at Cypress Village],” Alex Ruiz said. “I [go by] and peek around and it seems like it’s advancing.  “When I lived in Broward [County], I used to go," he said. "That’s how I know about it.”  Fred Senra Partner, Miami...

Options to recycle Christmas trees

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 6, 2023

   Miami-Dade County says Christmas trees -- clean and without decorations -- may be disposed of in three ways: --Drop trees off at a trash and recycling center. The closest one to town is at 7870 NW 178th St. in Palm Springs North. It’s open daily from 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. --Curbside tree collection will happen from Jan. 11 - Jan. 22 and from Jan. 25 - Feb. 5. Trees will be collected on Wednesdays, Saturdays and...

Miami Lakes AutoMall employees donate hundreds of toys

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 6, 2023

     The employees of Miami Lakes AutoMall collected more than 700 toys before Christmas for its 20th annual toy drive. The gifts were donated to Essie “Big Mama” Reed and her Team of Life charity in Fort Lauderdale, said Fred Senra, a partner in the auto business.      Shown in the photo from left are Carlos Gomez; Daniel Fonte; Fred Senra; Essie “Big Mama” Reed; Carlos Morales; Javier...
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