Goleman student gathers 100s of toys for hospitalized kids

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, January 31, 2024

     The Miami Lakes town council honored Barbara Goleman Senior High School senior Montserrat Hernandez for her community service. Montserrat was recognized on Jan. 16 for her holiday toy drive that benefitted children in Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Holtz Children’s Hospital and Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.      Teacher Ana Soto says Montserrat collected 500 toys. Vice Mayor Tony...

Miami Lakes Library Programs

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, January 31, 2024

 The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering classes. Most events require preregistration, call the branch at 305-822-6520 or email truglioj@mdpls.org. Homework Help & Tutoring  Sat, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24  10 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Certified teachers meet students in grades K-12 for one-hour sessions for homework help and tutoring in reading, math and science. Free and funded in part by The...
     Anthony Walker Jr., Monsignor Edward Pace High School Class of ‘13 where he was a National Honor Society member, was nominated by the Cleveland Browns as one of 32 contenders for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year.      Each NFL team nominates a player who is an exceptional athlete on the field and a humanitarian off it for teh award, considered one of the most prestigious the league...

Sports Hall of Fame Committee inducts athletes, coaches

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 19, 2024

     The Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame inducted two coaches and two former professional athletes in its Class of 2023 on Dec. 9.      The late Bill Arnsparger led college football teams and was athletic director at the University of Florida. A Miami Laker, he was a defensive coordinator in the NFL and credited with the No Name Defense. He was on the coaching staffs for the 1972 and 1973 Super Bowl...

Snapology offers classes for kids

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, January 19, 2024

    Snapology courses for kids are available at the Miami Lakes Youth Center.     Spring Session I is called RoboPets. Kids can explore robotics and build pets, fish or a gator with LEGO bricks.      They’ll also learn about sensors, gears, wheels and axles when making dogs and frogs.       The class is offered from Jan. 12 - Feb. 9, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Non-Resident...
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