Crumbled Loch Isle wall, sign of a troubled intersection

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, May 31, 2023

     Shortly before sunrise on April 23, a red Mercedes Benz sedan that police say was speeding at an estimated 65 mph crashed into a fire hydrant and the low wall that surrounds the Loch Isle community in the heart of Miami...

Adopt-a-Grandparent holiday event benefited assisted living facilities

Community By Roselind Romero, The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, February 19, 2014

This past holiday season, the women from the Miami Lakes based business, Mujeres De Impacto Ministry (Women of Impact), led the 2013 Adopt a Grandparent and Adopt a Woman in Distress Holiday Program. The Mujeres De Impacto Ministry initiative is dedicated to impacting the lives of disadvantaged women due to social or economic hardship. The events planned enable women to enhance and develop their quality of life and opportunities for...
The Miami-Dade County School Board unanimously approved two items proposed by Board Chair Perla Tabares Hantman at its regular meeting in January. The items endorse March 2014 as both Arts in Our Schools Month and Florida Bike Month. "Art education has been shown to develop a child's self-esteem and sharpen their critical thinking skills," said Hantman, a long-time supporter of arts education.  “Arts in Our Schools Month not only...

Bob Graham Education Center announced that Laura Jui, a middle school mathematics teacher, was named one of the Top 50 Teachers, by regional designation, with the highest student learning outcomes over three years based on FCAT results and Algebra I VAM. 

St. Andrews holds Yard Sale March 8

Religious Wednesday, February 19, 2014

St. Andrews Lutheran Church will hold a yard sale on Saturday, March 8 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 575 W. 68 Street, Hialeah. Funds raised will provide continuing support for the church's food bank and other ministry activities.


Jose and Ana Julia Arguelles celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on January 31. The Arguelles' have been Miami Lakes residents for the past 13 years. They renewed their wedding vows at Immaculate Conception Church alongside close friends and family, followed by a surprise reception hosted by the couple's daughters Ana Arguelles and Sara Lopez.