The American Legion recognizes area students

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, July 3, 2024

 Each year, the American Legion presents awards to approximately 30,000 students for demonstrating character traits that the group calls American ideals: courage, honor, leadership, patriotism, scholarship and service.     ...
     Golfers took to the links on June 19 to support several local charities during the inaugural Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament.       The contest at the Miami Lakes Golf Club raised $4,000, which will benefit The Arc of South Florida, Angel’s Reach Foundation Inc., GiGi’s Playhouse; 4Kids Miami and The Zonta Club of Miami Lakes, according to Chamber President Fred...

Father’s Day Fishing Tournament lures anglers ages 6 - 75

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

     The Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee held its annual Father Day’s Fishing Tournament on June 22 at Graham Dairy Lake. Bad weather forced postponement of the event for a week but that didn’t deter fathers and their kids from dropping lines into the water along Oak Lane.       Twenty-five fish were caught during the catch and release tournament, the committee said. Prizes -- medals...

Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce welcomes candidate for sheriff

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

      Rosie Cordero-Stutz, Miami-Dade County Police Department assistant director of Investigative Services and a candidate for county sheriff, addressed over 50 business owners during the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon held June 10 at the Miami Lakes Hotel on Main.        Cordero-Stutz spoke about changes coming to the department’s command structure.    ...

Town Manager Edward Pidermann joins Greater Miami Expressway board

Government By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, July 18, 2024

     Miami Lakes Town Manager Edward Pidermann has joined the governing board of the Greater Miami Expressway Agency.      The Miami-Dade Transportation Organization appointed him to the body on June 27.      Pidermann joins Torey Alston, executive director, and other board members including: --Stacy L. Miller, District Six secretary for the Florida Department of Transportation, a district...

Roberto Alonso joins the Greater Florida Consortium of School Boards

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, July 18, 2024

     Roberto Alonso was elected to the Greater Florida Consortium of School Boards.      Alonso, of Miami Lakes, became secretary and treasurer of the organization, which chose him in June during its meeting in Tampa.      Locally, Alonso represents District 4 of the Miami Dade County Public Schools Board.      The GFCSB develops a legislative platform that it advocates for...
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