Council candidates respond to questions from The Miami Laker

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, September 30, 2022

Of the seven candidates running for town council seats in Miami Lakes, only four chose by 5 p.m. on Sept. 30 to fill out a questionnaire that describes their biographies and positions on town issues. If Carlos O. Alvarez, Josh Dieguez or Ian Anthony Medina send in their questionnaires, this story will be updated. The Miami Laker is publishing candidates’ answers in full. The responses from candidates below were provided prior...

Police and firefighters honored at breakfast

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Monday, September 19, 2022

    The Miami Lakes Public Safety Committee held its annual breakfast to recognize police officers and firefighters who protect the town. The gathering on Aug. 20 was held at the Miami Lakes Hotel on Main.      This year, Miami-Dade Police Officers Robert DeLeon and Arisbel Rivero received plaques for saving the life of an infant boy.      The baby’s mother called for help on March 18 after...

All in a day’s work for Mayor Manny Cid

Government By Linda Trischitta, Editor Monday, September 19, 2022

      Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid likes to say he is a “working class mayor.” A partner at the Mayor’s Cafe in town, he often toils behind the grill. When wearing his mayoral hat, Cid likes to welcome new business owners to Miami Lakes and he’ll do what it takes to help promote them. He also attends opening ceremonies for sports teams and guides county and elected officials on tours around town to show...

Citizen’s Crime Watch gives award to Vivian Levy

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Monday, September 19, 2022

     Families in Miami Lakes whose loved ones have special needs know that Vivian Levy has their concerns at heart.       She is the former chair and currently is the vice chair of the town’s Special Needs Advisory Board.      And on Aug. 12, Citizens Crime Watch of Miami-Dade County recognized her with its Citizens Involvement Award.      Levy was nominated...

Miami Lakes Library Programs in September and October

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Monday, September 19, 2022

  The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering the following online and in-person classes. Space is limited. In most cases, you must register in advance.  Free 2022 Hurricane preparation guides are available at all branches. Homework Help & Tutoring Program -- In Person Funded in part by The Children’s Trust Sat., Sept. 17, 24,  Oct. 1, 8  10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Certified...
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