Businesses required to equip staff with protective gear

Featured By David Snelling, Reporter Friday, April 3, 2020

Businesses in Miami Lakes that are allowed to be open during the coronavirus pandemic will be required to outfit employees in protective gear.Town Manager Edward Pidermann issued an emergency order on Friday that takes effect Tuesday, April 7, at...

Junior Girl Scouts today, Iron Chefs tomorrow?

Community Thursday, April 2, 2020

The Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida recently hosted the 6th annual “Cast Iron Chef” competition, when Girl Scouts create and prepare a recipe using outdoor cooking methods. A panel of celebrity chefs awarded the “Golden Spoon” to Junior Girl...

Service awards winner Sophia Inguanzo

Education Thursday, April 2, 2020

For her volunteer work for more than two years on behalf of the poor and homeless, Sofia Inguanzo has won two awards: The Prudential 2020 Spirit of Community Awards certificate of excellence, which describes her as one of the top student...

Crafter puts aside glitter to make masks

Community By Megan Jacobo, Reporter Thursday, April 2, 2020

Sofia Resino’s business – handmade hairbands and bows, decorative accessories for the home and jewelry – are sold on her website and Instagram page called Spray on the Glitter. But as the coronavirus outbreak grew, Resino, 25, put aside her...

St. Thomas University waives ACT/SAT requirement for fall 2020

Education By David Snelling, Reporter Thursday, April 2, 2020

St. Thomas University has waived the requirement that high school students must submit SAT and ACT test scores when they apply to attend the school in the fall semester. The coronavirus epidemic has led to the closing of testing sites across...
The Arc of South Florida in Miami Lakes serves Miami-Dade County citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It held a “Job-A-Palooza” on March 7 at the Robert Alonso Community Center. Students met employers including Publix...
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