Country Club teen wins pageant title

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Tuesday, May 7, 2024

   Ciara Diaz won the Miss South Florida Teen category in the Miss America pageant circuit.      Ciara, 16, was one of three teen titlists in the competition held March 16 at the Seminole Theatre in Homestead.       To earn her crown, Ciara had to earn points through interviews with a judge, and tests that included answering a question while on stage, demonstrating fitness and lifestyle,...

Pets of Miami Lakes

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Tuesday, May 7, 2024

      Say hello to Mickey, who is new in town!      This “Pomchi” boy is a mix of Pomeranian and Chihuahua who was adopted from a rescue organization when he was a puppy.       He is 5 years old and lives in downtown Miami Lakes with his family, Alejandra Boyero, her fiancé Matias Ibarra, her brother Gabriel Boyero and mother Maty Carcache.     ...

‘Stayin’ Alive’ with CPR: Firefighters offer free courses

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Tuesday, May 7, 2024

     Miami Dade Fire-Rescue is offering mini-HELP Courses in Optimist Park and Royal Oaks Park in Miami Lakes during May and June.      Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School’s Trojan Marching Band will perform during the 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. sessions, when the general public and youth athletic coaches are invited to learn about cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR.      The band may...

Crowd attends 8th Annual Cars for a Cure auto show

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Tuesday, May 7, 2024

     On a beautiful Sunday in April in downtown Miami Lakes, people visited Main Street to see beautifully restored cars and trucks.      The free, family-friendly 8th Annual Miami Lakes Cars for a Cure featured a pig roast and beer garden and live performances by the Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School Trojan Marching Band, as well as country music artist Ricky Valido and dance music band Mantrap, who...
The family of the late Bob Graham will welcome the public to two celebrations of his life to be held this weekend in his hometown. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 11 at the Miami Lakes United Church of Christ from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  The church is at 6701 Miami Lakeway South. There is not a lot of parking and guests are encouraged to park at the Miami Lakes K-8 Center School, at 14250 NW 67th Ave., or use Freebee or...
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