Fourth of July bash -- with music, fireworks and fun -- draws crowd to Veterans Park

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, July 18, 2024

    The Miami Lakes Fourth of July celebration had all the ingredients for a fun party: Perfect weather, live music, food trucks and fireworks.      An estimated 9,000 people came to Veterans Park to mark the...
  Town of Miami Lakes announced the arrival of a new GPS tracking system for the free bus system called the Miami Lakes Moover. The new GPS system will make ridership easier by allowing residents to view the location and arrival information of both the East and West routes of the Miami Lakes Moover in real time during the morning circulation from 6 to 10 a.m., and the afternoon circulation from 2:15 to 7 p.m. Riders will no longer have...

Town sponsors Country-Western social

Community Monday, July 21, 2014

  Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee announced it will host a Country Western-themed Senior Social from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, at the Roberto Alonso Community Center at Royal Oaks Park, 16500 N.W. 87 Avenue. The free event will feature a barbecue catered lunch, entertainment, dancing, raffle items, and a chance to socialize with other “cowboys” and “cowgirls.” Transportation for residents is...

Pace hosts annual Fishing Tournament in Islamorada Aug. 22-23

Sports By Rene D. Basulto, Special to The Miami Laker Monday, July 21, 2014

  Monsignor Edward Pace High School’s Anglers Club is hosting its sixth annual Spartan Fishing Tournament at the La Siesta Resort & Marina in Islamorada in the Florida Keys on Friday, August 22, and Saturday, August 23. The multi-species tournament will have inshore and offshore teams, and participants can register as individuals or as teams on either a guided boat or the participant’s own boat. The money raised at the...
  Julissa Higgins, a rising senior at Miami Lakes Educational Center's (MLEC) Cambridge Academy, is enjoying a busy and productive summer. She was selected for two exciting summer programs, one at the University of Miami (UM) and the other at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). At UM, the High School Scholars Research Program (HHMI) is an exciting opportunity for students with a passion for science to gain hands-on experience...
Miami Lakes officials were presented a $1.3 million dollar check in state grants for canal bank and drainage improvements during the annual July 4th Concert and Fireworks show. Pictured (from left) State Rep. Manny Diaz Jr., Vice Mayor Manny Cid, Councilmember Tony Lama, Mayor Wayne Slaton, Councilmember Frank Mingo, State Senator Rene Garcia, Councilmember Tim Daubert, amd Carmenchu Mingo representing State Rep. Jose Oliva. 
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