Vice Mayor Rodriguez, wife recovering from COVID-19

Featured By David Snelling, Reporter Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Miami Lakes Vice Mayor Nelson Rodriguez and his wife Lisa Rodriguez are recovering from the coronavirus after they tested positive in early June for COVID-19. The couple -- he is a firefighter/paramedic in Coral Gables, and she is a nurse --...

Goleman student wins United Way’s Outstanding Youth Award

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, July 1, 2020

When Christa Curry was very young, her mother worried that her only child might grow up to be spoiled or entitled. Instead, Christa, 16, who will be a junior at Barbara Goleman Senior High School in the fall, has grown up to become a selfless...
The Town of Miami Lakes announced the winners of the Annual Father’s Day Fishing Tournament that was held June 20. More than 100 anglers showed up at town hall that morning to get a free fishing kit -- a bucket, live bait and ruler -- for the...

Silver Knight winner’s career goal: Music therapist

Education By Megan Jacobo, Reporter Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Gabriel Perez plays several instruments and has used music to support impoverished classmates and to brighten the lives of elders, children and the community with his performances. The judges of the 62nd Annual Silver Knight Awards recognized...

Couple offers scholarship, internship to marketing, business students

Education By Megan Jacobo, Reporter Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The founders of a subscription jewelry business who have ties to Miami Lakes are offering a chance for a low income or minority student to win a MacBook computer and an internship. The contest, which also comes with an annual $2,000 grant for...

BankUnited teams up with Miami Heat

Business Wednesday, July 1, 2020

BankUnited in Miami Lakes joined the Miami Heat Charitable Fund to award $25,000 in scholarships to five high school graduates. The seven-year partnership has helped students who excel at academics and community service, the bank said. ...
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