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...

Mater Lakes Academy hosts WNBA star's camp

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

     WNBA All Star Erica Wheeler and her Wheeler Kid Foundation held its 4th Annual Basketball Camp at Mater Lakes Academy’s new gym in Hialeah.      More than 180 girls participated in the camp on Oct. 16, when the kids received athletic shoes, a bag and shirts courtesy of sponsor Adidas, the school said.     Wheeler, originally from the Liberty City section of Miami who is a guard for the...

Upcoming events in December in Miami Lakes

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

    Mark your calendars for  these events that are happening in Miami Lakes in December: Dec. 4   Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Miami Lakes Optimist Park Clubhouse, 6411 NW 162nd St., Miami Lakes. 7 p.m. Dec. 5  Mrs. Claus Book Reading. Town Hall, 6601 Main St., Miami Lakes. 1:30 p.m. Register at www.toml.eventbrite.com. Dec. 8  Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Miami...

Tabares Hantman reelected chair of the Miami-Dade County School Board

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

     Perla Tabares Hantman of Miami Lakes was re-elected for an unprecedented 14th time as chair of the Miami-Dade County School Board.       Tabares Hantman represents District 4. She was originally elected to the school board in 1996 and is the first Hispanic woman to serve as chair.      Her previous years of service leading the board are from 1999 - 2001, and then each...

Voters choose the Best of Miami Lakes

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

       Voters chose some of their favorite, long-standing Miami Lakes businesses in the 2021 Best of Miami Lakes contest.        Several of the winners are making repeat appearances on the coveted list, which was announced by the Town of Miami Lakes on Nov. 27, also known as Small Business Saturday.      More than a decade ago, American Express began promoting the idea of...

Crowds celebrate the season at Main Street Festival of Lights

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

        The Graham Companies and Main Street Merchants’ 36-year tradition of celebrating the holiday season by lighting up Main Street – where storefronts glowed, huge illuminated poinsettias hung from light posts and giant snowflakes dangled from the big oak tree, its branches wrapped in red lights -- drew repeat visitors and new fans, too.          Main Street was closed to...
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