Six candidates for town offices answer questionnaires

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Four candidates are seeking to serve on the Miami Lakes town council where two incumbent officials -- Vice Mayor Tony Fernandez and Councilman Josh Dieguez -- want to become the next mayor.      Mario O. Pinera Jr. and Angelo Cuadra Garcia, who was an unsuccessful council candidate in 2022, are vying for Seat 1. Juan Carlos Fernandez was unopposed as of June 28 as he runs for Seat 3, as is Steven Herzberg, unchallenged for...
      An excavator’s big claw tore down the fa├žade of the Lake Katharine Shopping Center on a rainy Wednesday in June, the start of a project that will transform the 52-year-old commercial district in Miami Lakes with new dining and retail spaces.      “We’ll divert at least 90 percent of debris from the landfill,” said Ronny Herrera, president of Thunder Demolition of Miami of the work...

Fla. Rep. Tom Fabricio hosts town hall about insurance

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 20, 2024

     Fla. Rep. Tom Fabricio, R-Miami Lakes, held a meeting about home insurance at Miami Lakes Town Hall to allow residents to question of Citizens Property Insurance President and Chief Executive Officer Tim Cerio.       About 15 people, including Vice Mayor Tony Fernandez and council members Marilyn Ruano and Ray Garcia attended the June 6 presentation.       Fabricio and Cerio...

Town Topics: The Paris Olympics begin July 26. Which sports do you most want to see?

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 20, 2024

Anthony Artiles  General Manager, Miami Lakes Athletic Club  Doral      “I am looking forward to Men’s Basketball in the Olympics,” Anthony Artiles wrote in an email.  “Since basketball has become such a global sport now, the competitiveness and talent of international teams has truly developed like never before.”   Rigoberto Leal  Owner,...

Community Calendar

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 20, 2024

June 21 Make Sandbags. Kids ages 12 to 17 can sign up to fill sandbags used to prevent flooding and earn community service hours. Volunteers should wear sneakers, a hat and sunblock and bring water. Royal Oaks Park, 16500 NW 87th Ave. 9 a.m. to noon.  June 21 Masquerade and Casino Evening for Children with Special Needs Presented by the Arc of South Florida and the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce. Casino games, virtual auction,...
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