Mrs. Claus enthralls kids

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, December 8, 2021

     Mrs. Claus traveled from the North Pole on Dec. 5 to read "The Night Before Christmas" to children at Town Hall in Miami Lakes. Mrs. Claus, aka Marcela Murad from All About Entertainment, read the story from a Hallmark pop-up book that had lights and sounds. It is based on the 200-year-old poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas," by Clement Clarke Moore. Photo courtesy of the...

Our Neighborhoods: Crescent Pointe

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, December 1, 2021

     One recent Sunday afternoon, Katherine Dias of Hialeah brought take-out from Bolay Kitchen to her car for the drive home.      “Me and my mom and my family like to eat here,” Dias said of the restaurant, one of several in the  Crescent Pointe retail and office complex in Miami Lakes.      She said the busy parking lots in the front and back of the building at 15121 NW...
Lucia Abadia, Miami Gardens, Retired “I like to see the commercials on TV and in the newspapers that come through the mail, with the sales that those stores are already promoting,” said Lucia Abadia.   “I keep those commercials and ads in my mind when I think about holiday shopping.    “Also with TV commercials, if there’s a discount at a store for things that I may want to...

New pastor leads Miami Lakes United Church of Christ

Religious By Erika Pesantes, reporter Wednesday, December 1, 2021

     The Rev. Daniel Medina feels at home at church and in the classroom.      The clergyman recently became pastor at Miami Lakes Congregational United Church of Christ.      “We’re working together to elevate the entire consciousness of the community,” Medina, 52, said about the church, which he hopes will become a “beacon of Miami Lakes, but in whatever way God...

Mayor's Gala funds Special Needs Committee

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, December 1, 2021

    The 2021 Mayor’s Gala held on Sept. 25 to benefit the Miami Lakes Special Needs Advisory Board raised $24,503. A check was presented during the Nov. 9 town council meeting.  It was Mayor Manny Cid’s third gala, and was produced by Joseph Sosa, assistant to the mayor.      The Special Needs Advisory Board provides services to the community and makes recommendations to town government and police...
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