Zontas serve the poor at Camillus House

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, September 15, 2023

Members of the Zonta Club of Miami Lakes served lunches on Sept. 4 at Camillus House in downtown Miami. Camillus House supports the hungry and homeless in Miami-Dade County.       Back row from left: Camillus House Chef...

Miami Lakes Library Programs

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, August 30, 2023

The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering classes.  Space is limited and registration may be required.  Teen Advisory Board Wed., Aug. 30. 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.  CANCELED Earn community service hours and provide feedback to the library about books, movies, video games and more in its collections. Ages 16 – 19 Introduction to Ballroom Dance Thurs., Aug....

Community Calendar through Sept. 23

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Please check town social media pages for the most up-to-date information. RSVP at TOML.Eventbrite.com.  Aug. 31 Coffee with a Cop. Get to know your local police force during a coffee with a cop event at McDonald’s in the Cypress Village Shopping Center, 7435 Miami Lakes Drive. 8:30 a.m., free.  Sept. 7 Book Talk with Kirstin Chen. Join the Cultural Affairs Committee for a talk featuring Kirstin Chen, author of...

‘Miami Lakes Night’ at FIU football’s first home game

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, August 30, 2023

     Florida International University has designated its first home football game of the season as “Miami Lakes Night.”      FIU is offering general admission seats in the endzone for $11 -- which is $6 off the usual price -- to see the team as they play Maine on Saturday, Sept. 2.      Tickets and more information are available at https://buff.ly/3OHMrn9.   ...

County extends school zone along Northwest 67th Avenue

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, August 30, 2023

     It took 30 years, but Sly Fowler’s goal to get a school zone extended 90 feet to protect children who walk between the Crooked Palm neighborhood and Miami Lakes K-8 Center finally happened in time for this school year.      “I used to walk my son there and it was just scary,” Fowler said of his boy, Adam, who is now a man.       Cars pass at 40 mph outside of the...

Dr. Dennis Mohney retires after 50 years

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, August 30, 2023

     When John McGoohan cracked a tooth on a chicken wing one Sunday, he called Dr. Dennis Mohney’s cell phone and the dentist responded to his emergency.      “He’s the best,” said Ileana McGoohan about Mohney, who is retiring after caring for patients in Miami Lakes for 47 years.      “We’re just so happy for him, but at the same time, we’re...
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