Miami Lakes Culinary Bike Tour set for Sept. 17

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, August 31, 2022

     It’s time to dust off your helmet, tune up your bicycle and work up an appetite, because the 2nd Annual Miami Lakes Culinary Bike Tour is set for Saturday, Sept. 17.      Riders will leave from Miami Lakes Town Hall at 6 p.m. for a 5-mile trip to the designated dining spots.      Cyclists will visit restaurants in the Lake Katharine, Lake Patricia and Cypress Village shopping...

Town opens new T-ball fields at Miami Lakes Optimist Park

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, August 17, 2022

        Two T-ball fields at Miami Lakes Optimist Park were renovated this year with a $50,000 grant from Major League Baseball and Scotts lawn product company, and the town and the Optimist Club unveiled them on Aug. 12.     Tykes began play that day on miniature versions of baseball fields. They could aspire to having a Major League Baseball career like that of Hanley Ramirez, an All-Star who played a...

Kay Grant is town’s new chief financial officer

Government By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, August 17, 2022

    The Town of Miami Lakes introduced new Finance Director/Chief Financial Officer Kay Grant during the Aug. 9 council meeting.       Grant, 53, of Pembroke Pines, has worked in the town for eight years as budget manager and comptroller.        Town Manager Edward Pidermann said of Grant, “I knew who needed to be promoted from within.”       Departing...

Miami Lakes students win Graham scholarships

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, August 17, 2022

The Graham Companies, the Town of Miami Lakes and its Education Advisory Board gave checks of $1,000 each to two college scholarship winners before the Aug. 9 council meeting. Shown from left: Hector Abad, vice chair, Education Advisory Board; Maurits Acosta, student member, Education Advisory Board; Andrea Graham Rechichi, vice president of Corporate Relations, The Graham Companies; student Megan Casal who will attend the University of...

Town Foundation offers 20 grants funded by Food & Wine Festival

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, August 17, 2022

   The Miami Lakes Town Foundation is accepting grant applications from community groups, school clubs or teams or other town organizations that support literacy, continuing education, youth or beautification projects or cultural events.      Up to 20 grants worth up to $2,500 each will be awarded, the foundation said.      The grants are funded from proceeds of the annual Miami Lakes Food...
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