At last, agreement to open NW 170th St. bridge is done

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The Northwest 170 Street bridge that crosses Interstate 75 and connects Hialeah and Miami Lakes could be open to traffic within weeks. Without much fanfare, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved an agreement Tuesday between the county, city and town regarding that span and the bridge at Northwest 154th Street. The memorandum of understanding was signed after years of acrimony and resistance from...

Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce to meet May 11

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, May 5, 2022

     The Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce has scheduled its next luncheon for Wednesday, May 11 at the Miami Lakes Hotel on Main.      The guest speaker is Annette Hungler, program manager for the Humanities, Health and Society at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University in Miami.      A Miami Laker, Hungler is an expert in sales and marketing management,...

Town Topics: Mother's Day is May 8. Who is the mother figure you most admire?

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, May 5, 2022

Emilio Ruiz, Market outreach, training specialist, JetStream Federal Credit Union Miami Lakes        “Anyone who has this ability to be caring and nurturing and caring for everyone, it’s not necessarily in the form of a mother, but it can be a parent or a grandparent,” Emilio Ruiz said.  “[For me it was] my grandmother. The love that was being offered was...

Summer Camps announce schedules

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, May 4, 2022

    Kids across Miami Lakes and surrounding areas will be able to sign up for a variety of summer camps this year. From sports to theater, there is something for everyone.      Camp schedules are Monday through Friday. Miami Lakes Optimist Club. Kids ages 6  to 15 can learn baseball techniques at Optimist Park, 6411 NW 162 St. Camp starts June 13 with week-long sessions until August 12, and are $175...

Community Calendar through May 30

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, May 4, 2022

      Please check the town’s social media pages for last-minute updates.  Register for events at   May 4. Memorial Day Poetry Contest Deadline. The Town of Miami Lakes and the Veterans Committee are calling for submissions of an original poem using the following prompt:  “What Memorial Day means to me…”.  The poem must be no more than two minutes in...
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