37th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, November 30, 2022

     The Aguirre Obando family of Pembroke Pines and Miami Lakes have enjoyed the Main Street Festival of Lights so much that they brought a relative visiting from Costa Rica to the 37th annual event.      ...

Sports Hall of Fame Committee chooses class for Dec. 10 ceremony

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, November 16, 2022

     The public is invited to celebrate the fifth class to be inducted to the Miami Lakes Sports Hall of Fame during a ceremony to be held Dec. 10.      The event will honor athletes and those who have coached or mentored youth sports, who have ties to town.      The new class members are the late Charlie DeLucca, Sr., a youth golf ambassador and children’s advocate; retired NBA point...

Postcards

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, November 16, 2022

     What did you do on your vacation? Did you fly above Oludeniz, Turkey, like Patricia Gonzalez did during a two-week trip in that country in September?      “I always like to do something adventurous on vacation,” said Gonzalez, who is president of Hemisphere Title Company in Miami Lakes. She is shown in the photo above, paragliding with a tour operator.      She...

Scene Around Town: Miami Lakers’ Views

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, November 16, 2022

      Marcelino Sotolongo has a daily routine: He greets the dawn on his way to hand-feed turtles and fish at his Lake Patricia home in Miami Lakes.      “I have an entourage,” Sotolongo, 61, joked about the wildlife that greets him each day.      A Miami Laker who has lived in the same home since 1999, Sotolongo said, “I take a lot of sunrise photos. I love my community....

Pets of Miami Lakes

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, November 16, 2022

      Abi Rose, a Cairn Terrier mix, had been returned to her rescue organization because her former owners said she was hyperactive and bothered other dogs.       But now she is sitting pretty after Elsa and Rafael Bergolla, who live in the Royal Oaks East community in Miami Lakes, adopted her.       “We love her to pieces,” Elsa Bergolla said of her 2-year-old pet. “She is...

Our Neighborhoods: Villaggio in the Lakes

Business By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, November 16, 2022

    Villaggio in the Lakes is an attractive office complex you can’t miss as you travel along Northwest 151st Street on the east side of Miami Lakes.       Two buildings, each with three stories, house 30 businesses: Attorneys; accountants; medical services and tutoring among the variety of firms found there.      Attorney Joshua J. Hertz moved across town into 5803 NW 151st St. earlier...
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