Dedicated school volunteer steps down after 20 years

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, May 19, 2022

     Adriana Schwinghammer is about to retire from a job where her sole reward is the gratification of a job well done.       And she’s been at it – as a volunteer at Miami Lakes K-8 Center ...

Student art promotes Miami Lakes parks

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, May 19, 2022

Students from Miami Lakes schools created artwork that appears on banners hung around and in two of the town’s largest parks. The banners are the from the Town of Miami Lakes Student Art Contest and are hanging near Miami Lakes Optimist Park and Veterans Park. The project began about two years ago and highlighted pocket libraries, public transit and the parks. Each banner celebrates different ways to get around town: The...

Our Neighborhoods: Miami Lakes Business Park West

Business By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, May 19, 2022

    At the western edge of Miami Lakes Business Park West where Commerce Way meets Northwest 82 Avenue, a set of two-story office and warehouse bays known as Crown Park at Miami Lakes, and another set of warehouses anchor the corner.      The complexes are home to a varied group of companies such as Prestige Windows & Doors; Andy’s Police Supply and shooting range; Airbag Center which provides...

June 3 deadline to apply for Graham Companies’ college scholarships

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, May 19, 2022

     Students who need help paying for college may apply for The Graham Companies Scholarship, presented by the company and the Town of Miami Lakes and its Education Advisory Board.       Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors who live in town.       Applicants must submit a typed essay up to 750 words in length to describe goals and any obstacle he or she...

Town Topics: Memorial Day is the unofficial, early start to summer. Do you have travel plans?

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, May 19, 2022

Jeffrey Rodriguez, Vice Mayor, Town of Miami Lakes, Miami Lakes         “I do have summer travel plans, I actually have various baseball tournaments I am going to with my son, who’s on the Optimist 8U All-Star team and I have a dance competition in Charleston for my daughter,” Jeffrey Rodriguez said. “After that we’ll be going to the Bahamas. I think we’ll be...

Golf Pro Jake Moscoso joins Miami Lakes Golf Club

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, May 19, 2022

Jake Moscoso is the new assistant golf professional at Miami Lakes Golf Club.      Though he is just 23, Moscoso has a handicap of 1 (the lower the handicap, the better the player), he has competed in prestigious tournaments and has learned from renowned mentors.      They include his father, PGA Golf Professional John Moscoso, the late Charlie DeLucca, founder of the First Tee Miami junior golf program,...
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