Veterans Fish with America's Finest

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, April 13, 2022

     Veterans from around South Florida dropped lines in Graham Dairy Lake in a contest sponsored by Fishing with America’s Finest, the Town of Miami Lakes and its Veterans Committee.      The activities provided on April 2 by the Fishing with America’s Finest organization were free for all veterans. Gear including reels, poles and bait were provided as was lunch, Snow Cones and...

Keeping young hearts beating

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, March 31, 2022

     The Breanna Vergara Foundation, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, the Town of Miami Lakes and the Optimist Club will offer free youth EKG screenings on Saturday, April 2 at the Optimist Park Clubhouse.       The foundation -- which encourages parents to get echocardiograms for their children in an effort to prevent sudden cardiac arrest -- was begun following the death of Breanna Vergara at age 11...

Miami Lakes Bar Association inducts new leaders

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, March 30, 2022

     The Miami Lakes Bar Association inducted new leaders March 18 at Miami Lakes Town Hall.      Attorney Trinette Zarran was sworn in as the new president of the association and was joined by fellow lawyers as well Fla. Rep. Tom Fabricio, R-Miramar.       Outgoing president Joshua Hertz received the Service Award of Excellence for his work as president. Former executive members were...

Town council closer to signing bridge agreement

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, March 30, 2022

     The Town of Miami Lakes is getting closer to reaching an agreement about opening the Northwest 170th Street bridge, and to decide how long the bridge at Northwest 154th Street will remain closed.       Following an executive session of the Miami Lakes town council held Thursday that was closed to the public, the elected officials agreed to hold a special call meeting for residents. The...

Town council to review Baptist emergency facility

Business By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, March 30, 2022

     A proposed emergency medical center that would be operated by Baptist Health South Florida is scheduled to be presented to the Miami Lakes town council during its April 12 meeting.      The Graham Companies is seeking approval from the town for the project which would rise on 3 acres at the corner of Northwest 77th Court and Northwest 149th Street.      The health care company would...
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