Miami Dade College North presents new programs

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, August 4, 2022

     Ahead of its 62nd anniversary on Sept. 6, Miami Dade College’s North Campus is looking to the future this fall by offering a multitude of new courses and the classic areas of study it is known for.     ...

Juneteenth observed with music, song

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, July 20, 2022

     Juneteenth, the national holiday that celebrates the end of slavery in the United States, was observed June 18 at Miami Lakes Town Hall. Saxophonist Michael E. Kennedy performed. South Florida Miss Juneteenth beauty queens, one teen and one adult, also attended. Sponsored by the Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee and Memorial Healthcare System, Committee Secretary Elsa Rues gave the invocation. Entrepreneur Jihad...

Little Free Libraries build community, literacy for readers of all ages

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, July 20, 2022

    Visitors to Veterans Park or Royal Oaks Park in Miami Lakes may have noticed boxes atop wooden poles.       While they may look like birdhouses, they’re really places for residents – children and adults alike -- to share books with their neighbors.      Books line the shelves of Miami Lakes’ Little Free Libraries in seven town parks.       The...
Anthony Creece, Miami Lakes, Soccer Coach “Yes, and [I want to see] Brazil,” Anthony Creece said.  “[I’m excited] because it’s a great event, sometimes it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to see the best soccer players in the world. [There is no single player I want to see], just the team, Brazil all the way.”  Brian Carvajal, Hialeah, Finance “Yeah...

Preparing a bridge for traffic

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, July 20, 2022

The Northwest 170th Street bridge that spans Interstate 75 and connects Miami Lakes to Hialeah and Unincorporated Miami-Dade County to the west had new asphalt in June. As of July 8, County and town officials did not yet have a date for when the bridge will be opened to traffic, bicyclists and pedestrians. The long-closed bridge was a point of conflict between the governing bodies. Some Miami Lakers fear traffic congestion when residents in...

Anglers gather for Father’s Day fishing tournament

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, July 20, 2022

The Town of Miami Lake’s Father’s Day Fishing Tournament was held June 18 at Graham Dairy Lake. Competitors posed with their medals that were awarded in several categories during the friendly contest. Back row from left are Miguel Zarran (Oldest Fisherman, age 72); Luis Chavez (Smallest Fish Caught, an 8” red gill; Most Fish Caught, 4); Brian Hoadley (First Fish Caught at 8:14 a.m.; Most Fish Caught, 3); Neill Robinson,...
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