With eyes on 2024, four candidates already seeking council seats

Government By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, December 2, 2022

The ballot machines used in the Nov. 8 Miami Lakes election have barely cooled and campaign signs are gone from lawns, but already four residents have started the process of running for town council in 2024. Council seats 1, 3 and 5 will be open in 2024, along with the Mayor’s seat. Those who have either filed paperwork or are in the process of doing so are Juan Carlos Fernandez, Mario O. Pinera, Jr.;...

Basketball bragging rights

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, December 1, 2022

      The Town of Miami Lakes triumphs 79 - 61 over the City of Hialeah in a charity basketball game to benefit the Women’s Breast & Heart Initiative. Virtutem Populo founder Maurits Acosta, a sophomore at Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High whose civics group organized the event, said $7,417.08 was raised for the Miami Lakes non-profit that helps women get breast cancer screenings and other...

Community Calendar through Dec. 19

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, December 1, 2022

Dec. 3 Mrs. Claus Book Reading. The Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee is bringing Mrs. Claus to the Main Street Players Theater for a fun holiday storytime. Main Street Playhouse, 6812 Main St. 12 p.m. Free.  Dec. 9 Senior Bingo Luncheon. Join the Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee for its monthly bingo game. Enjoy lunch and an opportunity to win prizes at this fun event for residents 60+. Roberto...

Council members sworn in Monday at Miami Lakes town hall

Government By Linda Trischitta, Editor Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Two returning council members and one new elected official were sworn in Monday at Miami Lakes town hall. Carlos O. Alvarez, Josh Dieguez and Ray Garcia, whose friends, families and supporters filled the council chambers for the ceremony, took their oaths and made brief speeches. They thanked their supporters and loved ones, and all said they looked forward to working on behalf of voters during their terms. “I want to reach out...

Town announces Best of Miami Lakes award winners

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Sunday, November 27, 2022

     The Town of Miami Lakes announced the Best of Miami Lakes award winners for 2022, voters’ favorite places to meet, dine and get personal or health care services. Best CafĂ©/Cup of Coffee:  Casavana Cuban Cuisine 16435 NW 67th Ave., Miami Lakes, FL 33014 Best Lunch spot: NQC,  6189 Miami Lakes Drive, Miami Lakes, FL 33014 Best Dinner Restaurant: Korner67, 6769 Main St., Miami Lakes, FL...
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