Ribbon Cutting: LMG Mane

Business By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, February 29, 2024

  The Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce and the town’s Economic Development Committee welcomed LMG Mane with a ribbon cutting. Leslie Gaensel opened her salon on Feb. 12 on Main Street, joined by friends, family and employees. The business is 10 years old and recently moved to downtown.      “We’re lucky to have a storefront on Main Street,” Gaensel said. Councilman Ray Garcia thanked her for...

Town Topics: Do you feel safe driving in South Florida?

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, February 29, 2024

Anushay Malik  Events specialist, Miami Dade College Hialeah Campus,  Miami Gardens “Yes, I do [feel safe],” Anushay Malik said.  “Honking a couple of times, but nothing else. I feel safe.”  Johana Hernandez Client Advisor Seacoast Bank, Hialeah       “I do not, not at all,” Johana Hernandez said.  “[I...

Cultural Affairs Committee presents Motown Revue during Black History Month

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, February 29, 2024

     Performers from the Miami Jackson Art Professionals directed by Eric Jenkins brought a Motown Revue to the Miami Lakes Middle School on Feb. 17 to celebrate Black History Month. At right is Levar Leath, who impersonated James Brown, Cultural Affairs Committee chair Felicia Salazar said. Other artists sang as The Temptations, Michael Jackson and Tina Turner.       Shown in the photo, from left are...

Presidential Preference Primary Election is March 19; Early voting begins March 4

Government By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, February 29, 2024

     Registered Republican voters may cast ballots in the March 19 Presidential Preference Primary Election.       There will not be a primary for Democrats as the Florida Democratic Party has one candidate, President Joe Biden.      Those who want a vote-by-mail ballot have until March 7 to ask for one by email, phone or mail from the Miami-Dade County Elections Department; go to the...

Neighborhood Improvement Committee’s Mardi Gras bike ride

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, February 29, 2024

     The Neighborhood Improvement Committee held one of its community bicycle rides around town.      The theme on Feb. 10 was Mardi Gras. Riders celebrated by wearing beaded necklaces, glow in the dark necklaces and feathered masks. Committee members wore their navy logo shirts.      Riders departed from the Miami Lakes Youth Center and Miami-Dade Police officers from the town district...
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