Pets of Miami Lakes

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

      Say hello to Snickers!       The long-haired Calico has taken over the household of the Gonzalez family in Miami Lakes.        “She was named Snickers because she is as sweet as candy, but she becomes a diva when she is hungry,” college student Kiki Gonzalez said.        Snickers is very smart and loves to cuddle, Gonzalez said.  ...

Our Neighborhoods: Offices in the Lakes

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

    Offices in the Lakes, a building on the east side of Miami Lakes, has a large variety of businesses inside.       Twenty-nine firms are located at 5969 NW 151st St.       The building is owned by the David Schaecter Trust, according to the Miami-Dade County Property Appraisers Office.      Horizon Properties advertises at the site as the property...

The Graham Companies, Giving Gators and Neighbors 4 Neighbors gather toys for kids

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, January 5, 2023

     A toy drive that began in November during the Main Street Festival of Lights was a partnership between the local Giving Gators charity, The Graham Companies and CBS-Ch.4 and Neighbors 4 Neighbors.      With some of the gifts collected for 200 children are, from left: Barbara Goleman Senior High School student volunteer Gabriel Gonzalez; Cathy Quintana, accountant at The Graham Companies; Giving...

Town seeks leaders for the Youth Council

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, January 5, 2023

     The Town of Miami Lakes Youth Council is seeking young leaders who want to make a difference in their community.       The Youth Council is accepting applications for new members. The council meets once a month to discuss the progress of the youth center; propose field trip destinations, community service events and future programming, the town said.      Students in middle school...

Community Calendar for January 2023

Calendar By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, January 5, 2023

Jan. 14 Community Bike Ride -- Funky Hat Fun. Join the Neighborhood Improvement Committee for their January ride and make sure to wear your best funky headgear. Riders will depart from the parking lot at NQC restaurant, 6189 Miami Lakes Drive. Free. 7:30 a.m.  Jan. 11 Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon. Guest speaker is Roland Sanchez-Medina, Jr., co-founder and partner, SMGQ Law; Florida Bar president-elect designate...
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