Town Topics: What book titles are on your summer reading list?

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, August 4, 2022

Tony Fernandez. Miami Lakes IT Executive and Miami Lakes Councilman      “It’s a book called “The Energy Bus: [10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work and Team with Positive Energy” by Jon Gordon],” Tony Fernandez said.  “ ... I have barely started but it looks promising.  That’s probably [it], outside of things I have had to read for work. The one thing I...

Pets of Miami Lakes

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, August 4, 2022

     Say hello to Loly!      Loly is nearly two years old and is an Apricot Toy Poodle.      She weighs just seven pounds and “is the boss of the house, believe it or not!” said Iliana Canal, who with her husband Emilio Canal owns Loly. “She’s something else.”      The couple take their pet everywhere, most recently to...

Miami Lakes Library Programs in August

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, August 4, 2022

  The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering the following online and in-person classes.  Space is limited. In some cases, you must register in advance for online events.    Free 2022 Hurricane preparation guides are available at all branches. Summer Fun with STEAM Tues., Aug. 2, 9. 11:00 a.m. - Noon Hands-on STEAM activities using building sets, the course is designed for...

Advertiser Spotlight: The Force Group

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, August 4, 2022

    The Force Group is a family-run mortgage business that has helped homeowners from three generations of families pay for their dream homes.       The company was founded in 1983 in the second floor of a gas station in Hialeah and moved its offices this year to the heart of downtown Miami Lakes.      The company made its first move into town in the mid-1990s.      Vice...

Remembering a fallen soldier

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, August 4, 2022

    The Town of Miami Lakes co-named Northwest 143rd Street in honor of the late U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ofren Arrechaga.       The street is near Barbara Goleman Senior High School, from which Arrechaga, 28, was an alumnus.       Arrechaga grew up in Hialeah and lived in Clarksville, Tenn. He was a decorated soldier who was killed in action in Kunar Province, Afghanistan in...
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