37th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, November 30, 2022

     The Aguirre Obando family of Pembroke Pines and Miami Lakes have enjoyed the Main Street Festival of Lights so much that they brought a relative visiting from Costa Rica to the 37th annual event.      ...
  Vice Mayor Manny Cid and Councilmembers Ceasar Mestre and Tim Daubert participated in the recent Principal for the Day event. Principal for the Day is an annual tradition that engages business and community leaders as principals for a day in an effort to build long-term partnerships that benefit students and the community in general. This year, Principal for the Day was celebrated on November 20. Cid attended the Miami Lakes...

New Testament and World Deliverance churches provide Thanksgiving meals

Religious By Abraham Metellus, Special to the Laker Wednesday, December 4, 2013

  New Testament Baptist Church (NTBC) partnered with local church, World Deliverance Church (WDC), on November 23 for its city project in Brownsville. Brownsville is a small town located in the Metropolitan Miami area with a population of over 15,000 residents and 42 percent poverty rate. Birthed out of a desire to reach people in that community, Abraham Metellus (NTBC) and Solomon Blatch (WDC) got together to see how both of our...
  Miami Lakes Baptist Church, located at 6250 Miami Lakes Drive East, has scheduled special services and events free for the community for the holiday season. The church is holding its Christmas Party on Sunday, December 8, at 6 p.m., the Kid City Christmas Show on Sunday, December 15, at 6 p.m., and  special Christmas services on Sunday, December 22, at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. A special New Years Family Fest is...
  Boys and girls sports teams from Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church are enjoying successful starts to the fall season. The JV flag football team is currently 4-0. Most recently, the Cheetahs defeated St. Kevin 34-6 on November 14. At a prior game versus St. Brendan, the team demonstrated outstanding defense and an explosive offense that began with a 65-yard pass from Justin Quintana to running back Michael Sanchez, his first...

Echoes of the Heart: We only have so much time

Religious By Dr. Jeffrey Frantz, Special to The Miami Laker Wednesday, December 4, 2013

It's okay if you don't get everything done. With the season of Advent upon us and with the buzz and excitement of Christmas around the corner, many of us, no doubt, are already too busy and stressing over deadlines. How does the holiday season work for you? Do you tend to get overcommitted, with too much on your plate? Does the season end up being more stress-filled than you would like? Much of our problem with the holidays is the level of...
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