Council candidates respond to questions from The Miami Laker

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, September 30, 2022

Of the seven candidates running for town council seats in Miami Lakes, only four chose by 5 p.m. on Sept. 30 to fill out a questionnaire that describes their biographies and positions on town issues. If Carlos O. Alvarez, Josh Dieguez or Ian...

Miami Lakes Library programs in September

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, August 31, 2022

 The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering the following online and in-person classes. Space is limited. In most cases, you must register in advance.  Free 2022 Hurricane preparation guides are available at all branches. Homework Help & Tutoring Program -- In Person  Funded in part by The Children's Trust. Sat., Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 14   10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Certified...

Community Calendar through Sept. 25

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, August 31, 2022

 Please check the town’s social media pages and Eventbrite pages for the most up-to-date information. Events are subject to change. To register for activities, visit   Sept. 11 Arts for Autism fall fundraiser. A family-friendly fundraiser for the Arts for Autism program. Enjoy dancing, MyGym gymnastics and snacks. Also free resources for families. MyGym Miami Lakes, 6763 Main St. Minimum donation...

Helping Hands in Miami Lakes: The Special Needs Advisory Board

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, August 31, 2022

     The new Helping Hands column will focus on the town’s 12 volunteer committees and boards that promote various causes in Miami Lakes and help the town government serve the community.       Committee activities are funded by the town budget and by ticket sales from some events.       “All the events that you see in the town are because of the committees [and] the...

Advertiser Spotlight: Bringas & Sons, Inc.

Business By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, August 31, 2022

     Chances are if you have seen Bringas & Sons’ advertisement for their plumbing business in the pages of The Miami Laker, you’ve noticed one of their service vans pass by in town, too.       A giant red pipe wrench in Bringas & Sons’ logo stands out on the side of their white vans, along with their slogan, “Plumbing runs in the family.”     ...

Scene Around Town: Miami Lakers’ Views

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, August 31, 2022

     Rob Waterfield is a part-time first tee starter at Miami Lakes Golf Club and on Aug. 16, he worked a rare morning shift.  He was struck by the “rosy dawn sky” that was reflected in a lake on the course and got out his iPhone.       “It was just the way the sky looked, then and there,” Waterfield said.      The waterway is between the #2 and #4 tee boxes,...
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