Mrs. Claus enthralls kids

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, December 8, 2021

     Mrs. Claus traveled from the North Pole on Dec. 5 to read "The Night Before Christmas" to children at Town Hall in Miami Lakes. Mrs. Claus, aka Marcela Murad from All About Entertainment, read the...

Scooters zoom about Miami Lakes

Community By Ana Demendoza, Reporter Wednesday, December 1, 2021

     On a recent weeknight,  four friends rode around the parking lots behind New Barn Road in Miami Lakes astride sleek black Wheels scooters while playing music from their respective cell phones.      “We’ve been having a blast,” Helen Santos, 18, of Miami Lakes said.       The electric rides became available for rent in town on Oct. 30 through the Wheels app,...

Calling all talented gals, 60+ for Ms. Senior Miami Lakes contest

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, December 1, 2021

    The Town of Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee is accepting applications from women ages 60 and above for the Ms. Senior Miami Lakes show.        It will be held in town on Feb. 13.      Competitors can demonstrate any kind of talent, whether reciting poetry, reading literature, singing, dancing or playing an instrument.      Applications may be obtained from...

Advertiser Spotlight: LeaseFlorida

Business By Erika Pesantes, reporter Wednesday, December 1, 2021

     LeaseFlorida is a Miami Lakes-based real estate investment firm that owns, leases and manages commercial and residential properties throughout South Florida.       The company is owned by Alan Waserstein, of Miami Beach, and was established in Miami Lakes nearly 25 years ago, he said.      “I thought it was a great area, which was very centralized to all the highways,”...

Workout: To do at home, in the gym or on the go

Sports By Ricky Ali, Personal Trainer, Shula's Athletic Club Wednesday, December 1, 2021

The Scaption exercise will help correct your posture and strengthen the muscles around your shoulders. 1.  Sit upright on an exercise ball or a bench. You can use a bench with a backrest. 2.  Hold a pair of light dumbbells in each hand. For this exercise I recommend any weight up to 10 pounds.  3.  While holding the dum bbells, lift both arms forward and up to a position where the shoulder, elbow and wrist form a...

Station 1 firefighter retires after 25 years of service

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, December 1, 2021

      Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Firefighter Eduardo Baez recently recalled an unforgettable early morning incident on the Palmetto Expressway. It happened a few years ago on the overpass near Fire Station 1 in Miami Lakes where Baez was based.      It involved more than a dozen cars, an 18-wheeler across the median and collapsed light poles. People had to be rescued from the wrecks, he said.   ...
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