Our Neighborhoods: Miami Lakes Business Center

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, January 19, 2023

     In the neighborhood near Miami Lake’s Picnic Park East is the Miami Lakes Business Center.       The blue office building in the 15200 block of Northwest 60th Avenue is smaller than some of the...

Mater Lakes Cross Country team exceeds expectations all season

Sports Staff report Friday, January 6, 2023

     Mater Lakes Academy’s boys cross country team placed fourth out of 32 teams in the 2022 FHSAA State Class 2A championships. The meet was held Nov. 5 at Florida State University. Mater Lakes’ top finishers in the boys state race were Jeshua Osorio (10th) and Sebastian Corapse (14th). Mater Lakes was one of only two schools with multiple finishers in the top 14 (state champion Bolles was the other), and...

The Graham Companies, Giving Gators and Neighbors 4 Neighbors gather toys for kids

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, January 5, 2023

     A toy drive that began in November during the Main Street Festival of Lights was a partnership between the local Giving Gators charity, The Graham Companies and CBS-Ch.4 and Neighbors 4 Neighbors.      With some of the gifts collected for 200 children are, from left: Barbara Goleman Senior High School student volunteer Gabriel Gonzalez; Cathy Quintana, accountant at The Graham Companies; Giving...

Town seeks leaders for the Youth Council

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, January 5, 2023

     The Town of Miami Lakes Youth Council is seeking young leaders who want to make a difference in their community.       The Youth Council is accepting applications for new members. The council meets once a month to discuss the progress of the youth center; propose field trip destinations, community service events and future programming, the town said.      Students in middle school...

MLK Holiday is Jan. 16

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, January 5, 2023

      The federal holiday to observe the birth of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. is Jan. 16.       In honor of the slain civil rights leader, it will be a public school holiday for students and employees in Miami-Dade County.      Miami Lakes Town Hall will be closed, too.         It is also a holiday for the stock exchanges, banks and federal offices such as the...

Commissioner Rene Garcia is Career Day speaker at BGEC

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, January 5, 2023

     Miami-Dade County Commissioner Sen. Rene Garcia was a Career Day speaker for advanced eighth-grade students at Bob Graham Education Center in Miami Lakes.        Garcia visited the school on Dec. 16 to describe his upbringing, how he became a politician, the obstacles he faced and the duties of public service.      “He used his story as a motivator for the students to be able...
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