‘Labrada Dental Day’ at Miami Lakes Town Hall

Business By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, June 5, 2024

      Mayor Manny Cid declared April 10 as “Labrada Dental Day” to honor Dr. Liudmila Labrada, who has had a practice in Miami Lakes for 20 years. The town council, Miami Lakes Economic Development Committee and her family, friends and neighbors attended the ceremony at Town Hall on April 8.       “Thank you, it is an honor to receive this proclamation. It’s been 20 years [and]...

How to contact your elected officials

Government By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, June 5, 2024

The White House President Joe Biden  1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20500 WWW.WhiteHouse.Gov/Contact U.S. Congress Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. 7400 SW 87th Ave., Suite 270,  Miami, FL 33173   305-596-4224  X: @SenRubioPress Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla.  901 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 505,  Miami, FL 33134  786-501-7141  X: @SenRickScott Rep....

WWII U.S. Army corporal who was missing in action is laid to rest in Miami Lakes

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, June 5, 2024

     U.S. Army Cpl. Frank V. Benak is finally at rest.      Decades after being killed in action during World War II, he was interred April 12 at Vista Memorial Gardens in Miami Lakes.      Benak, from Scottville, Mich., enlisted to fight the Japanese during World War II. He was killed in action on Dec. 5, 1942, outside of a village in Papua, New Guinea.      The 24-year-old...

Kids Paint a Picture for Mom at annual event

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, June 5, 2024

    About 60 children attended the Cultural Affairs Committee’s Paint a Picture for Mom annual event held at the Miami Lakes Farmer’s Market on May 11, said Elsa Reus, the Committee’s chair for the project.       The young artists sat beneath a marquee to work on their canvases. Shown in the first photo are students from Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School’s National Honor...

The Graham Companies awards scholarships as EAB recognizes excellence

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, June 5, 2024

    The Graham Companies, the Town of Miami Lakes and its Education Advisory Board celebrated exceptional students during the third annual Awards of Excellence.       Officials honored 12 students from area schools for their achievements on May 9 at the Roberto Alonso Community Center.       Outstanding Educator of the Year was Alejandro Fuenmayor of Bob Graham Education Center, an award...
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