Vice Mayor Rodriguez, wife recovering from COVID-19

Featured By David Snelling, Reporter Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Miami Lakes Vice Mayor Nelson Rodriguez and his wife Lisa Rodriguez are recovering from the coronavirus after they tested positive in early June for COVID-19. The couple -- he is a firefighter/paramedic in Coral Gables, and she is a nurse --...

1-5-4 Bridge Park renamed for child

Community By David Snelling, Reporter Wednesday, July 1, 2020

A little boy’s battle with cancer captured the hearts of Miami Lakers who will be able to visit a town park that will be dedicated to his memory. Jake “Jakey” Orlando Duque, shown in photo at right, died June 8, a month after his 5th...
Miami-Dade County candidates for mayor will debate at Ana G. Mendez University in Miami Lakes on July 16. Ambrosio Hernandez, chief anchor of Univision Noticias 23 who is also town resident, will moderate the 11 a.m. forum. The town’s...

The Senator Course at Shula’s Golf Club: A half-century of history

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Like other special places in Miami Lakes, The Senator Course at Shula’s Golf Club combines history, natural beauty and low-key glamour. The 57-year-old course on Northwest 154th Street is named for two members of the town’s founding family...
Many companies are going to new lengths to take care of their customers during the pandemic, and that goes for JetStream Federal Credit Union, too. On June 8, Loan Officer Kenia Ledesma met new credit union member Monique Mejia in the credit...

Local wrestlers sign with St. Thomas University

Education Wednesday, July 1, 2020

St. Thomas University signed several athletes for its inaugural wrestling team, including Barbara Goleman Senior High’s Maximo Fernandez and Mater Lakes Academy’s Reynaldo Rivera. Fernandez plans to enroll in the school’s sports...
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